The president of Uruguay, Luis Lacalle Pou, and his wife, Lorena Ponce de León, have decided to separate, according to several newspapers based on government sources and relatives of the presidential family.
The vice-president of Brazil, Hamilton Mourão, arrived on Thursday in Uruguay, where he will remain until Saturday on an official visit.
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro Thursday insisted on the questionable reliability of the country's electronic voting system and announced that his Liberal Party would retain the services of a company to monitor the October elections, as allowed “in the electoral legislation.”
The main challenge of Argentine foreign policy is to reinstall the necessary tools to recover the trade dynamics that enable the country to recover from the pandemic's economic downfall, plus making it attractive to foreign investors, said Foreign minister Santiago Cafiero summoned by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
The ambassador of the European Union (EU) in Uruguay, Paolo Berizzi, said he was “optimistic” about the agreement between the bloc he represents and Mercosur. After more than 20 years of negotiations, Berizzi said he believes that this year there will be progress for its entry into force.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the number of deaths caused by COVID-19 is far larger than previously thought and has reached nearly 15 million people directly or indirectly worldwide, twice as many as initially estimated, once the WHO quantified the direct and indirect impacts of the pandemic.
The Argentine government of President Alberto Fernández supports a court ruling whereby lands in the province of Bariloche are to be handed over to Mapuche groups, Casa Rosada Spokeswoman Gabriela Cerruti announced.
Møller-Maersk has warned of growing economic risks including potential stagflation and Chinese factory closures even as the world’s largest container shipping group by profits reported a record quarter.
Private estimates fell short in Chile on Thursday when the Central Bank monetary policy desk announced an increase in the base rate of 125 points, to 8,25%, the highest since September 2008 in an effort to contain the strong sustained inflation. According to the bank's chair, Rosanna Costa the monetary policy desk decision was unanimous.
Scientists have managed to measure the belching and flatulence of cattle from space. This is considered important since the International Agency of Energy and the US Department of Agriculture estimate that methane from cows' burps and farts has a great influence on climate change and global warming.