Rio de Janeiro local authorities are considering the possibility of scrapping the mandatory use of facemasks given the decreasing number of COVID-19 infections reported over the past few weeks.
Former Uruguayan Vice President Lucía Topolansy Wednesday turned in her resignation to her seat on the Senate through a letter after 22 years of Parliamentarian services.
Argentine President Alberto Fernández Tuesday said his country was still fine-tuning details of an agreement with The International Monetary Fund (IMF) regarding the repayment of a US $ 44 bn loan taken during the Mauricio Macri administration.
Argentina is interested in a third phase of the Humanitarian Project Plan which has successfully helped with the identification of Argentine combatants fallen in the Falklands/Malvinas during the 1982 South Atlantic conflict, triggered by the Argentine invasion of the Islands. Argentine president Alberto Fernandez made the announcement during his annual March first speech to Congress, officially opening the legislative year.
The United States and allies will be releasing 60 million barrels from their reserves, in an effort to contain the effect on supply and prices of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Thirty million will come from the US Strategic Petroleum Reserve and the other half from allies in Europe and Asia.
The Falkland Islands Government has announced the appointment of Superintendent Michael Luke as Chief of Police within the Royal Falkland Islands Police (RFIP).
Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva said Tuesday in Mexico that his country was going backward under the leadership of Jair Bolsonaro, whom he is expected to remove from office through this year's elections.
Russian President Vladimir Putin may end up in jail for having ordered his troops to invade Ukraine, British Deputy Prime Minister Dominic Raab said Tuesday, after the International Criminal Court (ICC) has launched a query into the ongoing events.
At least 51% of Uruguayans still approved of President Luis Lacalle Pou's management of the country, according to a survey by Opción Consultores published Tuesday.
Shell joined BP in announcing it will leave all its Russian operations, including a major liquefied natural gas plant, following on Moscow's invasion of Ukraine. Earlier BP also abandoned its share in Russian oil giant Rosneft, a move that could cost the British company over US$25 billion.