Argentine President Alberto Fernández finally confirmed he will be attending the ninth Summit of the Americas convened for next week in Los Angeles following a 25-minute telephone conversation with his US colleague Joseph Biden, during which they also agreed on a bilateral meeting for July 25.
Argentine Libertarian Congressman Javier Milei said he was in favor of the sale of human organs or transplants because it is just another market. After stirring controversies among authorities coordinating these operations, Milei insisted that under a free market, transplants would work much, much better.
Argentina's Defense Minister Jorge Taiana Thursday welcomed the French-built Ocean Patrol Vessel (OPV) ARA Contraalmirante Cordero, the last of the four ships purchased through the National Defense Fund (FonDef).
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro called on his followers Friday to be ready and spare their country from following the same paths as other South American nations in the Oct. 2 elections.
Wednesday's shooting spree in Tulsa, Oklahoma, was aimed at Doctor Preston Philips, the physician the attacker blamed for his “ongoing back pain,” it was reported Thursday.
Uruguay's labor unions gathered under the PIT-CNT Thursday, announced a general strike with a march towards the Executive Tower and the Legislative Palace between 9 am and 1 pm.
Buenos Aires City Health Minister Fernán Quirós said he believed it was very likely that the fourth dose of covid-19 vaccine would be the last this year and that the next immunization campaign will be ahead of the 2023 fall.
The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Thursday announced candidates from Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, Panama, Haiti, and Uruguay were vying to succeed Dominica's Carissa Etienne of Dominica as agency head.
Nationals of 15 Latin American countries -including all members of Mercosur- and of 60 countries worldwide will need to apply for a European Travel Information and Authorization System (ETIAS) visa to travel to or through the 26 territories within the so-called Schengen area, effective in 2023.