Last Saturday, April 2nd, marked the 40th anniversary of the Argentine landing in the Falklands / Malvinas Islands, which led to war with the United Kingdom. In this framework, Buenos Aires newspaper Clarin interviewed Roger Spink, one of the eight members of the Legislative Assembly. Born in Port Stanley / Puerto Argentino, the capital of the archipelago in 1959, this businessman, an accountant by profession, joined local politics with strong opinions in favor of the Islands and Britain, when it comes to the Argentine sovereignty claim.
Uruguay's President Luis Lacalle Pou Monday announced he would be lifting all sanitary restrictions in place in his country following a meeting with Health Minister and other aides.
While Argentina's Foreign Minister Santiago Cafiero wrote for The Guardian last week that his country posed a threat to no one, Graham Bound, founder of Port Stanley's Penguin News, told the Spanish newswire service EFE that the presence of British troops on the islands did serve a purpose.
Argentine President Alberto Fernández Monday welcomed his Chilean counterpart Gabriel Boric Font at the Casa Rosada in Buenos Aires. It was the visiting head of state's first trip abroad since taking office on March 11.
Chile's President Gabriel Boric Font landed Sunday afternoon at BuenosAires' Ezeiza international airport for a two-day official visit which marks his first trip abroad as head of state.
A new episode of Ecuador's prison crisis Sunday has resulted in the death of yet another 12 inmates following clashes at the correctional facility in the southern city of Cuenca. Last year, 316 prisoners were killed in fights between rival gangs.
Hugo Alconada Mon is a prestigious Argentine journalist, and lawyer, who has written several books, besides belonging to the international consortium of investigative journalists which among other things was involved in exposing the Panama Papers.
Colombian President Iván Duque Márquez Saturday held a telephone conversation with his Ukrainian colleague Volodimir Zelensky. Duque offered Colombia's assistance to the European leader, given the South American country's long history of handling refugee crises, it was reported.
Chile's Interior Minister Izkia Siches has conveyed her apologies to the Government of Argentina for statements that appeared to endorse the Mapuche claim to the Wallmapu, the indigenous ancestral lands which would challenge sovereignty over a large part of Patagonia.
The Government of Argentina has decreed a return to the prepandemic status regarding border controls. Travelers will have now the same requirements as before March 2020, Interior Minister Wado de Pedro and Migrations Director Florencia Carignano announced.