Uruguay's oil refining and fuel distribution company Ancap announced on Friday that three blocks and exploration licenses in the country's maritime shelf had been awarded. Two of them were acquired by Shell and the third by Apache Corporation, including an exploratory well, in the framework of the Open Uruguay Round.
Argentine Federal Judge Federico Villena has sent rogatory letters to United States authorities to determine whether the Emtrasur Boeing 747-300 held at the Ezeiza airport was subject to any formal embargo or restriction, it was reported Friday in Buenos Aires.
Argentine President Alberto Fernández Friday made a virtual appearance at this week's BRICS Summit, during which he asked that his country be admitted into the bloc alongside Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa.
Scientists from Imperial College London have released a study explaining that COVID-19 vaccines have saved nearly 20 million lives during their first year of existence, although more could have been achieved had international targets been met.
The Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro Friday confirmed the existence of local transmission of the monkeypox virus, after two more cases were detected in men aged 25 and 30 without either a recent travel record or contact with anyone with one.
Argentine prosecutors handling the case of Thursday's fire at a building in Buenos Aires' Recoleta neighborhood where 5 members of a Jewish family were killed Friday explained that according to preliminary forensic assessments the cause of ignition was a faulty skateboard lithium battery.