President Alberto Fernández Monday told British Prime Minister Boris Johnson that more Britons were living in Argentina than in the Falkland Islands, but that did not change an iota the Conservative's leader stance that there was nothing to talk about in that regard because Falkland Islanders, like all people, have a right to self-determination, according to his post-meeting comments to the press quoted by Clarín.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said during a TV interview Sunday that he had chosen former Defense Minister General Walter Braga Netto as his running mate for the Oct. 2 elections and that the official announcement is to be made shortly.
Argentine president Alberto Fernandez confirmed that this Monday afternoon, at the G7 summit in Munich he will be holding a fifteen minutes bilateral talk with UK prime minister Boris Johnson in which he plans to bring up the issue of the Falkland Islands.
The Uruguayan parliament is expected to make a legislative declaration relative to the Falkland Islands conflict and the 40th anniversary of the war during the first week of July. The initiative was presented by the opposition catch-all coalition (Broad Front) in April, but the final decision has been delayed since the senior member of the ruling coalition which supports president Luis Lacalle Pou, does not agree with the wording.
British flagged fishing vessels are illegally operating in South Georgia waters, with illegitimate licenses awarded by the United Kingdom, and outside of the multilateral agreement which rules operations in those fisheries, according to a formal complaint from the Argentine foreign ministry made public.
The Argentine Defense Ministry, the Argentine Army, and the Mendoza-based company Impsa have signed an agreement to modernize the turrets of several locally-built 2C tanks, it was reported.
Five people have died and dozens were injured following the collapse Sunday afternoon of several boxes at a Colombian bullring in El Espinal, in the department of Tolima, 157 kilometers south of Bogota.
The remains of the USS Samuel B. Roberts, a warship sunk during World War II, have been found at record depths in the Pacific Ocean, it was reported during the weekend.
A survey released this weekend has shown that 55% of Uruguayans are in favor of legalizing euthanasia, while 25% opposed it and the rest still has to make up their minds on the controversial issue.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has come to the conclusion following an emergency meeting that 3,200 cases and only one death due to monkeypox globally are not enough to consider the malady a global emergency, it was announced.