April 2022 marks the 40th anniversary of the outbreak of the Falklands War, a 74-day conflict fought over the Falkland Islands. Chatham Historic Dockyard Trust is commemorating this anniversary through a photographic exhibition and gallery display.
Kirsty Hayes, current British ambassador in Argentina wrote a column, published in Buenos Aires main daily, La Nacion pointing out that April 2nd was the beginning of the saddest page of the wide history of relations between Argentines and British. A painful date that brings sad memories to many families and sensitizes us all who some way or another work to build bridges between our nations, Ambassador Hayes begins her column.
Argentina's Economy Minister Martín Guzmán met Friday with US Ambassador Marc Stanley at the Treasury Palace in Buenos Aires to discuss the bilateral agenda regarding cooperation between the two countries.
Uruguay's exports rose 28% in March of 2022 when compared to the same month last year, according to the Uruguay XXI report released Friday in Montevideo, which took into account figures from duty-free trade zones. Beef was once again the star product.
IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva fears that the current situation with the Russia/Ukraine conflict could lead to an explosive situation in many of the poor countries with inflated prices, less jobs and overwhelming debts and called for greater global cooperation.
Bolivia's Yacimientos Petrolíferos Fiscales Bolivianos (YPFB) and Integración Energética Argentina Sociedad Anónima (IEASA) agreed to postpone the decision on a sixth addendum to the contract for the supply of natural gas for yet another month, according to a YPFB statement relesed Friday. Negotiations had been previously extended for two months, which ended on March 31.
Next Tuesday a cruise vessel will be calling at Puerto Williams in Chile officially marking the end of the 2021/22 cruise season in that country, which local authorities from Punta Arenas consider very satisfactory, given the activity generated since November 2021, after 18 months of pandemic restrictions.
COVID-19 vaccines used in Brazil are effective to achieve protection from SARS-Cov-2 even for people who have previously had the disease, according to a study published this week in The Lancet by scientists from the Vigivac project at the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz).
Former Chilean Army Chief Ricardo Martínez-Menanteau has been placed under preventive arrest for five days, following his appearance before Martial Court Visiting Justice Romy Rutherford to testify in the so-called Milicogate case.
The Government of Uruguay has agreed to allow people vaccinated against COVID-19 to enter the country with no further testing or swabbing as of April 1, it was announced Friday.