Paraguay's Chief Intelligence Officer Esteban Aquino Friday confirmed the Iranian pilot Gholamreza Ghasemi held in Argentina was not a namesake but the actual member of the Quds Forces, a division of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps specialized in military intelligence operations.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro Friday said the state-run oil company Petrobras' profits were “irrational” in the current global scenario following a 14% increase in the price of diesel fuel and 5% in naphtha.
Brazil's Federal Police Friday confirmed the remains flown to Brasilia from Amazonia belonged to British reporter journalist Dom Phillips, who was murdered earlier this month along with local indigenist expert Bruno Araújo Pereira.
Ecuador's President Guillermo Lasso Friday decreed a state of emergency in three provinces for the next 30 days following uprisings by indigenous communities.
Brazil's Health Ministry Friday announced the seventh case of monkeypox had been confirmed in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, while reports from the State of Minas Gerais said a local case under investigation since Wednesday came out negative.
The case of Federico Carboni, originally known as Mario, has made the headlines this week in Italy as he became the first patient to die through medically-assisted suicide, it was announced.
Argentina's Ambassador to Bolivia Ariel Basteiro Friday said his country would soon authorize the Boliviana de Aviación (BoA) flight from Viru Viru (Santa Cruz de la Sierra) to Buenos Aires carrying the 190 passengers of Venezuela's Conviasa stranded there.
Having recovered South Georgia at the end of April and defeated the Argentine forces in the Falklands marking Liberation of the Islands on June 14, the Task Force still had another job, this time in the South Sandwich Islands.
Falkland Islands Veterans from all branches of the British military will be holding the annual memorial service and parading on Sunday, in Portsmouth, to mark the fortieth anniversary.