Paraguay's ruling Fuerza Republicana faction from within the Colorado Party has chosen Public Works Minister and former evangelical Pastor Arnoldo Wiens as the future presidential candidate following Vice President Hugo Velázquez's announcement that he would resign his current job and back down from the 2023 electoral race.
Argentine Foreign Ministry protocol experts made the news Monday after it went viral that the welcoming ceremony for Switzerland's new ambassador was ornamented with Danish flags.
Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou last week signed the decree whereby his country would join the Global Stroke Alliance, after an international conference held in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
British health authorities Monday greenlighted the use of a Moderna COVID-19 vaccine with a new formula designed to fight old strains as well as new variations in what has been dubbed a “bivalent” approach and will be used primarily as a booster for people aged 50 and over starting in the fall.
A bombing in the Ecuadorian city of Guayaquil has left at least five people dead and some 20 others injured, in what the government believes to be the doings of organized crime groups.
Just one week after his inauguration, Colombian President Gustavo Petro sent 52 generals into retirement. The biggest sweep in Colombia's history is aimed at putting together a corruption-free brass.
Russia almost doubled the value of its exports to Brazil in the first half of this year and has climbed to fifth supplier of Latin America's largest economy. This despite the trade, financial and diplomatic sanctions imposed on Russia by the United States, the European Union and the United Kingdom following its invasion of Ukraine.
Argentina and a consortium of three international oil companies signed an agreement by which the Fenix gas field at the San Sebastián Bay will be developed in two years time with an investment of US$ 700 million. The agreement includes a decree which reinstates benefits for the hydrocarbons industry, particularly new undertakings as contemplated in Law 19,640.
On the occasion of Falklands Day, (14th August), Her Majesty The Queen has sent her good wishes to the people of the Falkland Islands, and congratulations to the Chair of the Legislative Assembly, particularly on the 40th anniversary of the Liberation.
A man in Washington DC Sunday drove his car outside the US Supreme Court and started firing gunshots in the air before committing suicide just before 4 am. The building at East Capitol Street NE and 2nd Street SE is also one block from Capitol Hill.