Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva began wearing a bullet-proof vest during a mass rally Thursday evening in Rio de Janeiro after a homemade explosive device containing excrements blew up, although nobody was injured.
The Argentine Navy has rounded up its 2022 Socio Sanitary Fluvial Campaign with the arrival of patrol boats ARA King and ARA Río Santiago at the Buenos Aires Naval Base, it was announced this week.
China is said to be upping its military preparations while US Senator Rick Scott is visiting Taiwan, which Beijing considers to be a rogue province. These actions by the United States seriously violated the One China principle, Chinese Defense Ministry Spokesman Wu Qian said Friday.
The Argentine government in a protest note addressed to the United Kingdom pointed out its complete rejection of UK's intended designation of the entire landmass of South Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands (SGSSI) as Specially Protected Areas.
Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has died after taking two shots during an election rally in the western city of Nara Friday after which he was hospitalized in a serious condition, it was reported. A man in his 40s has been arrested and a gun was seized.
The Government of Gibraltar announced it has taken notice of the positive statements by the President of the Junta de Andalucía on cooperation. The President made the comments in the context of the political changes happening in the United Kingdom, and also on the recent June election overwhelming victory of the conservative opposition, Popular Party described as “historic”.
Uruguay's Presidential Secretary Álvaro Delgado Thursday admitted that “rulings are obeyed, but they can be criticized and this ruling is nonsense.” He made those remarks after Surrogate Judge Alejandro Recarey ordered vaccination against COVID-19 of children aged under 13 years of age to be halted.
Argentina's Defense Minister Jorge Taiana and a team of top-ranking Navy officers are on a trip to Europe to hold talks with several shipyards for the purchase of a new submarine to replace the ARA San Juan, it was reported.
The Bolivian government Tuesday announced the creation of the state-run Empresa Pública Productiva de Industrialización to start the production of a new brand of toothpaste made from coca leaves to fulfill the Constitutional mandate to capitalize on a native and ancestral natural resource, which is the cultural heritage of the country.
The prestigious Current Biology journal Thursday carried a report on findings by Scientists in Argentina regarding a new giant carnivorous dinosaur found in the country, which has been named “Meraxes.”