Mercosur Foreign Ministers Monday agreed to hold the upcoming Summit of the Group in Asunción on July 21. It will be the first face-to-face encounter of all four regional leaders since all previous meetings involving all four current leaders were all held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
On 02nd April 1982 Argentine Forces invaded the Falkland Islands. Patrick Watts, who was Head of Falklands Radio, broadcast a marathon 11 hours non-stop description of the events as they unfolded. He maintained a British presence in the Radio Station for most of the 74 days of Argentine occupation. In this article, he provides a personal account of his recollections of the day that British Forces liberated the Falklands.
Despite versions from family members that two bodies had been found belonging to missing British reporter Dom Phillips and indgenist expert Bruno Araújo Pereira, Brazilian Federal Police in the state of Amazonas deny any such discoveries.
Former two-time Chilean President Michelle Bachelet Monday delivered a speech she said was her last as UN High Commissioner for Human Rights.
Brazilian health authorities Monday confirmed the third case of monkeypox nationwide had been detected. It was a 51-year-old Porto Alegre resident who had returned from Portugal last week.
The Argentine occupation of the Falkland Islands is coming to an end and Liberation is in the air. Royal Marines, Paras, Scot Guards, and Gurkhas with naval bombardment support were attacking and capturing the Mounts surrounding Stanley, which would inevitably lead to the collapse and surrender of Argentine forces on 14 June.
A Venezuelan-registered Boeing 747 red-flagged by the United States has been seized at Buenos Aires' Ezeiza airport, after which Argentine authorities kept the passports of the seventeen crewmembers.
While the spotlight at the Summit of the Americas was focused on heads of state not shaking hands and some countries being excluded, the Foreign Ministers of Uruguay and Brazil agreed on a zero tariff in free trade zones and special customs areas for an unlimited period of time.
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó's wife has expressed her concerns that her husband might end up killed following an attack Saturday which was believed to be “an attempt against his life.”
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said from Orlando in the United States that he feared he might end up like former Bolivia's Jeanine Áñez when he leaves office.