Peru's President Pedro Castillo Terrones Wednesday rejected allegations that he and his wife Liliana Paredes had plagiarized the contents of the thesis they filed to get a Masters' Degree in Educational Psychology at the César Vallejo private university a decade ago.
Brazil's Federal Police will stage partial and progressive strikes in light of President Jair Bolsonaro's unfulfilled promises regarding salaries and promotion schemes, the National Association of Federal Police Commissioners (ADPF, for its acronym in Portuguese) said in a statement.
Brazilian Deputy Eduardo Bolsonaro, son of President Jair Bolsonaro, held a telephone conversation with his Argentine colleague Javier Milei, whom he reportedly told that “I believe you can be president.”
Uruguay's interannual inflation during the month of April of 2022 reached nearly 9.4%, as prices rose below projections thanks to sharp decreases in fruits, vegetables, and meat.
Uruguayan Foreign Minister Francisco Bustillo received on Tuesday his Brazilian counterpart Carlos França at the headquarters of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Montevideo to discuss, among other issues, Mercosur's flexibilization and the reduction of the common external tariff.
The Latin American and Caribbean Parliament (Parlatino) Tuesday urged its 23 member countries to take measures to curb the soaring food prices which are reaching unprecedented highs, according to the food price index kept by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).
Following the announcement by the United States that the governments of Cuba, Nicaragua, and Venezuela were not going to be invited to June's Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles because they do not respect democracy, Argentina has urged it to review its stance.
Chilean president Gabriel Boric did not have kind words for Argentina's social relief policy when explaining how his administration was going to address support policies in the post-pandemic period and current global war situation, propping the economy and creating jobs.
Uruguay's Senate unanimously agreed Tuesday not to move on with its advice and consent regarding the appointment of Hugo Cayrús as the country's next ambassador to Ankara following the embarrassing incidents caused in Montevideo by Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu.
South American countries have not rated very well in the latest edition of the World Press Freedom Index from Reporters Without Borders, RSF, which assesses the state of journalism in 180 countries and territories. Half of the countries are in the upper half of the 180 list, while the rest in the lower half; among the first are Argentina, Uruguay, Ecuador, Peru, Chile, while Paraguay, Bolivia, Colombia and Venezuela among the worst. To have an idea UK rates 24 and the US 42.