The Economist published on Thursday its Democracy Index for 2021, in which Uruguay was ranked 13th, within the spectrum of “full democracies”, being above the 8 points awarded by the ranking.
The price of bread in Argentina is to rise between 20% and 25% as of next Monday, Feb. 14 in a very special St Valentine's Day gift both to consumers and to a Government that is struggling to curb inflation and keep the exchange rate of the local peso against the US dollar from skyrocketing.
The Russian government of President Vladimir Putin Thursday asked all non-essential staff at the embassy in Kiev to leave Ukraine as joint military drills with Belarus started near the border.
Brazil's Lower House passed a bill late Wednesday whereby requirements for the certification of chemicals used in agriculture would be eased. The measure was supported by the agribusiness sector and criticized by environmentalists.
The 73-year-old Prince Charles of Wales Thursday tested positive for COVID-19 for the second time, the Office of the heir to the British throne announced. His Royal Highness had already been infected early into the pandemic.
Carolina Ribera, daughter of former interim Bolivian President Jeanine Añez, has announced her mother had gone on a hunger strike on the eve of the start of her trial for the so-called “Coup d'etat II” case. Áñez is charged with violating the Constitution by proclaiming herself president of that nation.
The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Wednesday reported the wave of COVID-19 infections in Latin America caused by the Omicron variant of the SARS-CoV-2 was beginning to decline.
A Chilean court Wednesday upheld a decision to keep an Army captain and two other military officers under preventive detention measures for the death of Ecuadorian student Romario Veloz during the 2019 social uprisings.
Next month an Argentine military delegation will be traveling to China as part of a bilateral defense cooperation understanding, which among other issues includes the potential purchase of twelve Chinese fighter aircraft for which the Argentine latest national budget has earmarked a 664 million dollars credit.
No man is an island – apart from Royal Navy officer Lieutenant Commander Dave Pitt. Currently deployed on survey ship HMS Protector, Lt Cdr Pitt has become possibly the first Pitt to set foot on the Pitt Islands.