The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) urged governments in the region this week to address the issue of aging people during the V Regional Conference on Aging and the Rights of Older Persons in Santiago.
The Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport in the Peruvian city of Cusco has been closed as a result of the ongoing protests following the impeachment of Pedro Castillo Terrones and his replacement by Dina Boluarte.
Uruguayan opposition leader Fernando Pereira, president of the Broad Front (Frente Amplio - FA), Tuesday called for the resignation of Ministers Francisco Bustillo (Foreign Affairs) and Luis Alberto Heber (Interior) after high-ranking officials under both of them were allegedly involved in the controversial issuance of a passport to a notorious drug lord.
Argentina's Secretary of Human Rights Horacio Pietragalla Corti Tuesday demanded Buenos Aires Mayor Horacio Rodríguez Larreta to “stop repressing” jubilant groups marching through the streets of Buenos Aires to celebrate the national team's victory over Croatia at the Qatar 2022 football World Cup.
Forty years after the end of the South Atlantic conflict, the children of Argentine Navy NCO Felix Oscar Artuso were able to visit the grave of their father, the only Falklands combatant buried in South Georgia island.
The unique marine environment of the Falkland Islands is important to our community, supporting our biodiversity and the economy of the Islands. The Falkland Islands Government ran a consultation from 23 March to 1 May to help us with our consideration of proposals for Marine Managed Areas (MMAs), which set aside areas for special protection. MMAs could play an important role in caring for and managing our marine environment for current and future generations.
After resuming diplomatic ties with Colombia, the Venezuelan administration of President Nicolás Maduro is now advancing on its return to the international community through negotiations with The Netherlands to restore links with the European kingdom's islands of Aruba, Curaçao, and Bonaire.
Footballer Amir Reza Nasr Azadani has been reported to be among those who could be hanged in Iran shortly in the aftermath of the protests ensuing the death of a 22-year-old girl while in custody for not wearing her veil properly.
Urgent action is needed globally and locally to achieve safe and sustainably managed water, sanitation and hygiene for all in order to prevent devastating impacts on the health of millions of people.
US President Joseph Biden Tuesday signed into law the bill protecting same-sex and interracial marriage after it was approved by Congress last week.