Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva of the Workers' Party (PT, left) Friday announced in an official manner that his former rival in the 2006 elections, Geraldo Alckmin, will be his running mate Oct. 2.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) of the US Department of Commerce has warned that the presence of methane reached new highs in 2021.
Argentine Foreign Minister Santiago Cafiero flew to Paraguay Friday on his first official visit to the neighboring country. It was the first trip by any top Argentine diplomat in five years.
Paraguayan traders of electric cars have nearly run out of stock as demand grew above projections due to the increasing price of fuel, it was reported Friday in Asunción.
National Front leader Marine LePen is said to have closed the gap with the incumbent Emmanuel Macron as campaigning for Sunday's presidential elections closed.
For a month that began under one president and finished under the new one, Chile's inflation for March of 2022 reached 1.9%, slightly above market projections of up to 1.4%.
Brazil's state-run Petrobras Friday announced a reduction in the price of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) sold to distributors and which is used for cooking and heating in households.
IBGE, the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics cut the country's cereals, pulses, and oilseeds output estimate. According to the Statistics of Agricultural Production, conducted in March, Brazil will harvest an output of 258.9 million tons in 2022, 1% below (2.7 million tons less) than anticipated in February.