An attack with a gas grenade has left at least 4 people dead Monday and dozens injured at a University in the Bolivian city of Potosí, it was reported. The explosion caused a human avalanche while a student assembly was taking place at the Universidad Autónoma Tomas Frías de Potosí.
Brazil's Defense Minister, General Paulo Sergio Nogueira de Oliveira, has asked the Superior Electoral Court (TSE) to make public the questions raised by the Armed Forces regarding the trustworthiness of the Oct. 2 elections.
OPEC Secretary-General Mohammed Barkindo has visited Venezuela to strengthen bilateral ties between the rich oil-producing South American country, which is one of the 13 countries that make up the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).
The Presidents of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel, and of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador (also known as AMLO) have signed a joint statement Sunday expressing both countries' will to strengthen bilateral ties.
Argentine President Alberto Fernández is leaving Monday on a European tour that regardless of what it may achieve (or not) in economic and political terms, will at least remove him from the spotlight of controversies within the ruling Frente de Todos (FdT) while at the same time leaving Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (CFK) at the helm of the Executive.
Chilean president Gabriel Boric will be talking about the Falklands and South Sandwich Islands sovereignty claims with Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Argentine president Alberto Fernandez during the next COP27 scheduled for November.
Argentine media is reporting that Buenos Aires informed the UK is not willing to renew the 2019 political agreement which enabled the establishment of a second air link between the Falkland Islands and the continent (Brazil), but is prepared to discuss a new air link under different conditions.
Despite his dubious past at the World Bank, Rodrigo Chaves has been sworn in as the new President of Costa Rica during a ceremony at the Legislative Assembly, which was attended by Spain's King Felipe VI among other dignitaries.
Argentine health authorities mentioned during the weekend that the number of COVID-19 cases nationwide has been on the rise in recent weeks.
The Sunday Times couldn't be absent of an event such as the fortieth anniversary of the Falklands War and this weekend published an interesting, informative long piece, under the title of “What is life like on the Falklands Islands today?”. The article by Josh Glancy emphasizes on how much the once withering sheep farming Islands have advanced since Liberation from the Argentine invasion, and prospects for an even more self sufficient dynamic community.