Chile has decided to extend for three months the agriculture emergency decree to 231 farming communities in the central part of the country because of the lack of rainfall and severe drought.
Malvinas Veterans set up the Dignity Tent in the city of Rio Grande, Tierra del Fuego, in anticipation of the traditional April 2nd vigil, the day when Argentine forces invaded the Falkland Islands and occupied them for 74 days, surrendering to the British Task Force sent to recover the South Atlantic archipelago.
The Tierra del Fuego province bank has issued special debit plastic cards for Malvinas veterans with a picture of the East and West Falklands map, to mark the fortieth anniversary of the South Atlantic conflict, and reaffirmation of the Argentine claim over the Islands.
Uruguay's Ministry of Defense will now have to weigh three bids from manufacturers of Dutch, French, and Chinese origin who are interested in selling two Ocean Patrol Vessels (OPV) to the South American country's Navy, it was announced Monday in Montevideo after the tender was opened.
The Brazilian Government Monday decided to sack Retired General Joaquim Silva e Luna as Petrobras CEO and appoint Economist Adriano Pires instead, after the price of fuel kept soaring, thus affecting President Jair Bolsonaro's chances of reelection.
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro was rushed to the Armed Forces Hospital (HFA) in Brasilia Monday evening and was ordered to spend the night there pending tests, it was announced.
Argentina's ruling Frente de Todos (FdT) lawmakers Monday suggested a new tax on assets and money not declared to the local Treasury and kept abroad be levied in order to pay the country's debt with the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
Brazil's Economy Minister Paulo Guedes Monday reaffirmed in Paris his country's commitments to the guidelines of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
Peru's President Pedro Castillo Terrones Monday averted impeachment after the opposition lawmakers who wanted him ousted failed by far to reach the 87 votes needed.
Russian tycoon Roman Abramovich, who still owns the English football club Chelsea despite sanctions again his country of origin and fellow nationals, has been said to show signs of poisoning after taking part in peace talks in Kyiv earlier this month, although his life is not at risk.