The Tierra del Fuego provincial Legislative held on Wednesday its first ordinary session of 2022 to approve several decrees and motions referred to the Malvinas Question, and to mark the 40th anniversary of the conflict, triggered by the invasion of the Falkland Islands by Argentine forces on April 2nd 1982.
Uruguay's President Luis Lacalle Pou Thursday said that Russian leader Vladimir Putin was nostalgic about the USSR and stressed that neither Cuba nor Venezuela was key players in the ongoing armed conflict. Lacalle was also critical of the role the United States was playing, which was not that of a “counterweight”.
Argentina's Domestic Trade Secretary Roberto Feletti Thursday admitted that the inflation figures for the month of March will be bad following the impact of the war between Russia and Ukraine on the local economy.
As a result of a ban from flying over Russian territory, Cathay Pacific has reconfigured its nonstop service between New York Airport (JFK) and Hong Kong Airport (HKG), which will now become the longest passenger route in terms of distance. It will be operated by Airbus A350-1000 aircraft.
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has reshuffled his ministerial cabinet and those appointed took their oaths of office Thursday at Brasilia's Planalto Palace. Those who left their offices will be able to run in the upcoming elections for various posts.
Uruguayan authorities Wednesday announced the price of fuel at pumps will go up as of Friday, April 1. President Luis Lacalle Pou confirmed that gasoline will go up UR$ 3 (US$ 0.07), from UR$ 74.88 (US$ 1.81) to UR$ 77.88 (US$ 1.88) and UR$ 5 (US$ 0.12) for diesel, from UR$ 53.99 (US$ 1.3) to UR$ 58.99 (US$ 1.49).
The Malvinas Veterans from Ushuaia Center has started April 2nd commemoration activities by inaugurating a Dignity Tent at the Malvinas Heroes Square in the capital of the southernmost Argentine province of Tierra del Fuego, Ushuaia and announcing details of the agenda for the following days.
The Costa Rica-based Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACHR) has issued a ruling telling the Peruvian State to refrain from releasing former President Alberto Fujimori (1990-2000) from jail as ordered by the country's Constitutional Court (TC).
Brazil's Defense Minister General Walter Braga Netto, who is most likely to run for the vice-presidency behind Jair Bolsonaro in the Oct. 2 elections, has signed a document together with the Armed Forces chiefs saying the 1964 coup d'état strengthened the country's democracy.
British Commandos hope to raise £56,000 in memory of comrades who fought in the Falkland Islands war. They’re organizing a four-day physical challenge – and hope the public will join them for the final leg.