The second phase of the development of the Falklands' new port facility is not to go ahead due to an “increase in costs” according to the Falklands Government, FIG.
High School students from Ushuaia, capital of the Argentine southernmost province of Tierra del Fuego were invited to participate in a competition, “Asking about Malvinas”. The competition to mark the fortieth anniversary of the Falklands/Malvinas war was sponsored by the city's program “Young Ushuaia”, and the provincial Youth Coordination office from the Culture and Education ministry.
Brazilian former president Lula da Silva, and a serious candidate to repeat for the third time in October elections, said that the political alliance with his presidential ticket running mate Geraldo Alckmin has been “the best thing we have done”.
US pharmaceutical company Pfizer has filed a request before the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this week for an emergency clearance to vaccinate children aged 5 to 11 with a 10-microgram booster dose against the SARS-CoV-2 Omicron variant.
Hurricane Ian made landfall as a Class 4 storm in the US State of Florida. It is deemed extremely dangerous, with winds of up to 240 kilometers per hour.
High-school students in Buenos Aires have taken over 11 of the city's public schools in demand of changes in the curricula and citing “political persecution.”
Brazil's state-run oil company Petrobras Wednesday announced a 0.84% reduction in the sales prices for distributors of jet fuel starting Saturday. It is the third consecutive drop following a 10.4% one earlier this month after August's 2.6%.
Venezuela's Ambassador to Guyana Carlos Amador Pérez Silva and Labor Minister Joseph Hamilton discussed the status of Venezuelan migrants and possible measures that can be taken to improve their living conditions.
Monkeypox has reached Tierra del Fuego and Magallanes Region in Chile. Tierra del Fuego province head of Epidemiology Office confirmed three cases in Ushuaia, one in Rio Grande and four more suspects. On the other side apparently a case has been reported in Puerto Natales, a woman who recently visited neighboring Argentina, while Chilean authorities announced that the country has enough vaccines to begin inoculation in October.
Britain's central bank on Wednesday warned that dwindling confidence in the economy poses a significant risk as it took the unusual step of intervening directly in financial markets. The move was aimed at restoring financial stability in markets shaken by the Liz Truss government fiscal policies.