Brazilian Deputy Eduardo Bolsonaro, son of President Jair Bolsonaro, Thursday praised his Argentine colleague Javier Milei, whom he found way different from former President Mauricio Macri, it was reported.
Pro-Russian separatists in East Ukraine have started evacuating civilians towards Moscow, as an all-out war looks more imminent by the hour, according to leaders from the self-proclaimed Luhansk People's Republic (LPR) and Donetsk People's Republic (LPR) Denis Pushilin and Leonid Pasechnik respectively.
Russian President Vladimir Putin Friday downplayed the seriousness of threats from Western powers in case of an Ukraine invasion. He said the Western countries would impose sanctions on Russia anyhow.
Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou met this week with representatives from the Argentine Grupo Werthein to discuss further developments and investments in the country, it was reported.
Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors (FMCBG) of the G20 countries Friday agreed on the need to allocate US $ 60 billion to COVID-19 recovery efforts in the world's poorest countries, it was announced.
Relief work in Petropolis had to be halted Thursday due to new rains but the death toll continued to increase from previous figures, reaching 117 fatalities and at least 116 people missing.
Argentina’s Central Bank (BCRA) Thursday increased interest rates to 42.5%, it was announced. The measure is consistent with recent talks between the Government of President Alberto Fernández and the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
Uruguay’s hotels and restaurants will seek compensation from the Government for their losses during a summer season which was between “mediocre” and “dire,” as tourism was nowhere near pre-pandemic levels, it was announced.
Spain's Fisheries Minister Luis Planas has called the sinking of the “Villa de Pitanxo“ off the coast of Canada the ”worst tragedy for our fishing fleet in 38 years”. At least nine sailors have died and a dozen remain missing after the vessel fishing for black halibut sank on Monday night early Tuesday some 450 kilometers from Newfoundland.
A new hearing involving former Bolivian interim President Jeanine Áñez was adjourned Thursday as she collapsed during her virtual appearance from the Miraflores prison where she is housed.