Workers of the Chinalco mining company have announced they would remain for 48 hours on strike, in addition to blocking the Peruvian Central Highway, thus halting traffic.
Health Ministers from all four Mercosur full member countries in addition to Chile's Thursday agreed during a meeting in Montevideo to work on unified sanitary requirements regarding COVID-19 for international travel.
Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou expressed his view in favor of voting Nay during Sunday's referendum to decide whether to repeal or not 135 provisions out of 476 of the so-called Law of Urgent Consideration (LUC), which has been a pillar of his administration.
The International Monetary Fund's board of directors Friday approved unanimously the latest US$ 45-billion program signed with Argentina, with which the South American country has avoided default.
The Fourth Transitory National Superior Criminal Court Specializing in Organized Crime in Lima, Thursday issued a ruling banning former President Alberto Fujimori from leaving the country for the next 18 months, it was reported.
US President Joseph Biden Thursday said that the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) would take direct action if Russia resorted to chemical weapons in Ukraine.
Former Uruguayan President José Pepe Mujica said Thursday said the Law of Urgent Consideration (LUC), which has been a pillar of the current Multicolor coalition, had a certain aristocratic ring and a barrack-like approach at issues.
President Alberto Fernández Thursday stressed March 24 was the day when Argentines were stronger together. Hos words came during a ceremony marking a new anniversary of the 1976 coup d'etat aganst Constitutional President María Estela Martínez de Perón.
The Falkland Islands Government confirmed on Thursday that, following a detailed review of updated fiscal and economic information, supported by a process of confidential interviews with FIG officers and representatives of the business community, S&P Global Ratings have confirmed the sovereign rating for the Falkland Islands remains at A+ with a stable outlook.
A team of geologists found a group of creatures in an area of Antarctica where life was deemed near to impossible, it was reported.