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$25 billion.
The Swiss company that built the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, supposed to double the Russian gas supply to Germany, has filed for insolvency and left redundant all its staff, according to Swiss radio SRF. The US$ 11bn pipeline, which runs between Russia and Germany, was completed last September and waiting for final approval from German authorities, but was put on hold following the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
Venezuelan leader Nicolás Maduro Tuesday called Russian President Vladimir Putin on the telephone to express his “strong support” and wish him well regarding the military deployment in Ukraine, according to Kremlin sources.
Argentina has requested the resumption of flights between the mainland and the Falkland Islands twice a month after the service carried out by LATAM Airlines was halted amid COVID-19 pandemic restrictions.
Queen Elizabeth II took part in two engagements Tuesday, proving she was back on the mend from COVID-19 and very much alive, despite fake news saying she had passed away.
At least 14 people have been killed in various car accidents and other incidents across Bolivia during Carnival weekend, including a hit-and-run case Sunday in Cochabamba, which alone resulted in nine deaths.
The US space agency, NASA, said on Monday that the agency continues to operate the International Space Station with all its partners, including Russia. However, there is close contact with the State Department.
Argentine Foreign Minister Santiago Cafiero Monday ordered the deployment of the so-called White Helmets to the border between Poland and Ukraine on a humanitarian mission to assist nationals stranded in the area, it was announced in Buenos Aires.
Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro Monday vowed to grant humanitarian visas to Ukrainian refugees but insisted on his country’s neutral stance regarding Russia’s invasion.