After meeting Monday with members of a Chinese delegation who are in Montevideo since Saturday, Uruguayan Foreign Minister Francisco Bustillo said he hoped the other members of Mercosur would soon join the Free Trade Agreement negotiations because the Asian giant was “open to cooperation both with Mercosur and with the particular member country.”
Brazil's Economy Ministry Monday confirmed that the United Kingdom had decided to no longer apply protective tax measures on the import of steel plates and cold-rolled steel products.
About 47% of Argentines believe that a family member or an acquaintance will leave the country shortly, according to a report by Córdoba's daily La Voz del Interior published Sunday.
The Danish pharmaceutical company Bavarian Nordic Monday received the green light from the European Commission to use the Imvanex vaccine against monkeypox in the European Union, as well as in Iceland, Liechtenstein, and Norway.
Hardline Kirchnerite Senator Juliana Di Tullio has demanded Argentine police play a deeper role in chasing currency exchange parlors where US dollars are traded at the unofficial “blue” rate of around AR$ 337.
Paraguayan exporters have decried over this weekend their latent concern about the Paraguay and Parana rivers' low levels which might affect the grain season in January and February if no improvement is recorded, it was reported in Asunción.
Colombia's National Liberation Army (ELN) leader Eliécer Erlinto Chamorro, alias Antonio García, has said on his Twitter account that the guerrilla militias under his command were interested in reaching peace deal with future President Gustavo Petro after he takes office on August 7.
Codelco, the world's largest copper producer announced that it will begin construction on a long-delayed US$1 billion desalination plant this year to supply its largest operations in northern Chile.
In a wide-ranging 25-minute keynote address to the Council on Geostrategy at The Naval and Military Club in London, the First Sea Lord, Admiral Sir Ben Key, outlined the lessons of events in eastern Europe and their impact on the Navy and the nation it serves, emphasizing the ever-growing importance of maritime power as means to promote peace, security, and prosperity.
Just one day after signing a truce with Ukraine to allow for the export of grains through three Black Sea ports, Russia launched an attack on Odessa to destroy a ship and a shed containing U.S. missiles, the Kremlin argued.