A peer-reviewed study published this week in Environment International has reported traces of microplastics had been found in the human blood of 17 of the 22 volunteers, thus raising questions about the possible penetration of these particles into organs.
Argentina's Navy top brass have met with executives from France's Naval Group and the local shipyard Tandanor to move on with the training of technicians for the maintenance of the four ocean patrol vessels (OPVs) purchased in the last year.
Effective March 27, Dutch carrier KLM will drop its nonstop route between Amsterdam and Santiago de Chile but will continue to serve that destination from Buenos Aires.
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.