Five-time champions Brazil Monday advanced to the quarterfinals of the Qatar 2022 football World Cup with a 4-1 rout of South Korea giving Uruguay some comfort that had they not been eliminated earlier they would have most likely had to endure a similar disgrace.
Argentine President Alberto Fernández sent a message through the national broadcast network announcing he would be instructing the Justice Ministry and the representative of the Executive Branch within the Council of the Magistracy to investigate a news report that a group of judges and other high-ranking officials had convened at the Patagonian estate of British tycoon Joe Lewis, who is said to be a close friend of former President Mauricio Macri's.
White House Spokesman Andrew Bates Sunday said in a statement that attacking the Constitution and all it stands for is anathema to the soul of our nation and should be universally condemned.
Argentine Foreign Minister Santiago Cafiero Monday said in Montevideo ahead of the Mercosur Presidential Summit that Uruguay's one-sided negotiations with foreign blocs could end up in the dissolution of the South American Common Market.
The 61st Summit of the Southern Common Market (Mercosur) is starting Monday in Montevideo. During the two-day event, Uruguay is to hand over the six-month pro tempore presidency of the group to Argentina.
During the recent visit of members of the Falklands All-Party Parliamentary Group, a controversial and thorny issue came up at a media conference when Penguin News asked whether the Falklands and the effect on the Islands, were being considered amidst the requirement for British Overseas Territories (BOTs) to establish registers of beneficial ownership (*).
By Felipe Tirado (*) – Like many extremist and authoritarian leaders before him, outgoing Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro seized on national symbols during his rise to power and tried to make them his own. The national football shirt is a case in point. For years many Brazilians avoided wearing the famous yellow shirt because of its association with Bolsonaro and far-right politics.
Last Friday night Falklands Governor Alison Blake CMG hosted a reception at Government House to celebrate the founding ten years ago of the South Atlantic Environmental Research Institution, SAERI, a thriving independent institute-undertaking numerous projects and research in the Islands and across the world.
Ice Patrol HMS Protector's sailors and Royal Marines spent two days digging out the Port Lockroy scientific base in Antarctica which is home to a museum, gift shop and the world's most remote post office.
The Islamic Republic of Iran announced the dismantling of its morality police in the aftermath of Mahsa Amini's death, a woman who died while in custody after being arrested for not wearing her face cover properly.