Chile's outgoing and incoming Presidents Sebastián Piñera and Gabriel Boric Thursday had a large series of engagements with foreign dignitaries who are in the country to attend Friday's inauguration.
Retired Bolivian Army non-commissioned officer Mario Terán Salazar dies Thursday, aged 80. Terán rose to worldwide notoriety for being the man who killed Argentine doctor turned Cuban guerrilla leader Ernesto Che Guevara in 1967.
According to a study by the Catholic University of Uruguay (UCU), that measured prices in Salto, Uruguay, and Concordia, Argentina, the former turned out to be 130.3% more expensive than the latter, it was reported.
The Falkland Islands Planning and Building Committee (PBC) has recommended, unanimously, that the current plans for the new port to be refused by Executive Council. Following the decision the committee adjourned to provide written reasons, --environmental and shortcomings--, to Executive Council (ExCo) for consideration when making the final decision whether to accept or not.
Inflation in Chile during February climbed 0,3%, well below market expectations, but still 7,8% in the last twelve months, the highest recorded since November 2008. The release was done by the country's stats institute, INE, and was indeed a positive announcement given the private estimates (0,6% and 0,7%) and the fact that inflation was effectively surging, 1,2% in January.
Former World Tennis top player Novak Djokovic hops from nad news to worse after announcing he would not take part in the upcoming tournaments in Miami and Indian Wells because he is not to be allowed into the United States due to his refusal to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
The President of Uruguay, Luis Lacalle Pou, will travel on Thursday night to Chile, where on Friday will take place the ceremony of change of command and the inauguration of Gabriel Boric as the new president of the Andean country.
Argentine President Alberto Fernández and his Dominican Republic counterpart Luis Abinader Corona Wednesday signed a series of joint agreements during a meeting in Buenos Aires at Casa Rosada.
Paraguay's House of Deputies Wednesday passed a bill to repeal the law mandating the use of facemasks and also provided for the termination of the COVID-19 vaccination pass requirement. The initiative is now up to the Senate.
The Falkland Islands Government (FIG) has been informed that the permissions required to operate a compassionate charter flight between the Falkland Islands and Chile have not been granted by the Argentine authorities. This flight was due to travel to Chile from the Falkland Islands on Saturday 19 March 2022, and return on Saturday 9 April, it was informed by the FIG on Wednesday.