Former two-time President of Uruguay Julio María Sanguinetti Friday said the National Human Rights Institution (INDDHH) was helping criminals by opposing certain provisions within the Law of Urgent Consideration that may end up repealed through a referendum later this month.
Argentina's House of Deputies greenlighted the deal reached between the administration of President Alberto Fernández and the International Monetary Fund in the wee hours of Friday by 202 votes in favor, 37 against, and 13 abstentions.
Shortages of basic products at Argentine supermarkets have been reported Friday, particularly of flour, cooking oil, and dry noodles of the most affordable brands. Media coverage has also outlined a sharp increase in the price of eggs.
The office of Chilean president-elect Gabriel Boric, who this Friday takes office as the successor of Sebastian Piñera, released the names of a list of special guests to the inauguration ceremony which includes well-known political leaders and social activists.
Ukraine’s government has suspended rye, barley, wheat, millet, and salt exports until the end of the year, while new rules for overseas sales of corn, buckwheat, sugar, live cattle, and meat have also been established.
Ecuador's National Assembly Thursday passed a bill to grant amnesty to 268 people who were being prosecuted for exercising their own right and collective rights recognized in the Constitution and international instruments during the social uprisings in the last quarter of 2019, it was announced.
President Iván Duque has made Colombian oil available to the United States if the Joseph Biden administration needs to stabilize global energy prices following Russia's military operations in Ukraine, it was announced in Bogotá Thursday.
Groups of native Brazilians are to appear before the Human Rights Council of the United Nations (UN) to condemn the increase of illegal mining and violence in their communities, including death threats, raids, and forced displacements, the Missionary Indigenous Council (CIMI) announced this week.
Peruvian authorities have guaranteed tourist services are to remain operational in Machu Picchu despite the recent declaration of emergency by the federal government.
By Peter Bloom, Professor of Management, University of Essex – The Russian invasion of Ukraine has been widely condemned for its unjustified aggression. There are legitimate fears of a revived Russian empire and even a new world war. Less discussed is the almost half-trillion dollars (£381 billion) defense industry supplying the weapons to both sides, and the substantial profits it will make as a result.