Uruguay's Minister of Tourism Tabaré Viera insisted this week that lifting all sanitary requirements from inbound travelers would be the desirable thing to do, but admitted that, in the end, such a decision was up to the health authorities who needed to protect the local population first and foremost.
The Argentine Province of Buenos Aires, the largest in the country, has enacted a law establishing the maximum amount of blood alcohol for drivers is zero. The zero-tolerance measure also establishes fines, arrests, and the withholding of the divers' license for offenders.
Brazilian airline pilots and flight attendants have announced a large-scale indefinite strike for next Monday which will paralyze for 2 hours the country's major carriers and their operations at the main air terminals, the National Union of Aeronauts (SNA) announced.
The Uruguayan Government, through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, is working to transfer in humanitarian flights for Uruguayans stranded in Peru after the decree of state of emergency came into force. Since Pedro Castillo was ousted and Dina Boluarte assumed the presidency, 12 people have died in clashes with security forces and six in roadblocks, with great mobilizations expected for Friday.
Uruguay and the United States are on the path of a “possible development”, according to the Secretary of the Presidency of the South American country, Álvaro Delgado. The official highlighted Thursday the importance of the Alliance for Economic Prosperity in the Americas and the relationship with Washington.
By Olivier Costa (*) -On 11 December, Eva Kaili, vice-president of the European Parliament, and three others were charged and imprisoned in connection with an investigation into suspected corruption linked to Qatar.
Saipem, the Italian energy industry services company, has secured offshore oil and gas field construction contracts in Guyana and Egypt worth some US$ 1.2 billion in total
A campaign has been launched for military personnel called in to cover a rash of UK strikes to get a daily bonus for their efforts. It comes after it was confirmed 750 military personnel are sent to be deployed to cover ambulance strikes as UK prepares to be hit by a wave of industrial action in the coming weeks.
Former Peruvian President Pedro Castillo Terrones has been placed under pre-trial detention for 18 months as he faces rebellion and conspiracy charges for announcing he would be dissolving Congress and ruling by means of decree laws.
Uruguay's Central Bank (BCU) Thursday issued a report showing the country's economy for the third trimester of 2022 remained at similar levels to those of the second quarter of the year.