The Aerolineas Argentinas Airbus 330-200 carrying the champions of the world back home from Qatar has already departed from its Rome stopover and is expected to arrive at Buenos Aires' Ezeiza international airport at around 2 am Tuesday, according to data collected by MercoPress from the flightradar24.com website.
Colombian guerrilla fighters of the National Liberation Army Monday announced a unilateral Christmas truce from Dec. 24 to Jan. 2, although the measure would only cover the State Military and Police Forces. The ELN also warned they will defend themselves in case of being attacked.
Brazilian Supreme Federal Court (STF) Justice Gilmar Mendes Monday said additional expenditures for the Auxilio Brasil aid program in 2023 do not fall within the constitutional spending cap, thus clearing the way for President-elect Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva to fulfill one of his campaign promises once he takes office Jan. 1.
Brazil's National Wide Consumer Price Index (IPCA) is now expected to have grown 5.76% by the end of the year, a marginal drop from the 5.79% projected in the previous Focus Bulletin weekly report by South America's largest country's Central Bank.
Argentine President Alberto Fernández and Security Minister Aníbal Fernández have been discussing the national football team's return from Qatar with the World Cup in the bag. But neither of them knows exactly what to expect or prepare for.
A strong reaction from the Argentine squid industry following news published in Buenos Aires media indicated some Patagonian port were considering, and could be prepared to service the Chinese jigger fleet operating in mile 201 of the Argentine EEZ.
The UK will continue as Chair of the Global Ocean Alliance as it calls for more ambition to meet the 30by30 ocean pledge. Environment Secretary Thérèse Coffey urged more countries to join the more than 120 nations who already support the pledge to protect 30% of the world’s ocean by 2030.
Brazil's National Union of Aeronauts (SNA) announced that the strike planned for Monday at the main airports nationwide by pilots and flight attendants was still on after they rejected a proposal from the Superior Labor Court (TST).
The Head of the Armed Forces, Admiral Sir Tony Radakin, has warned that it would be “slightly perilous” to expect the British military to regularly stand in for striking public sector workers. He’s told The Sunday Telegraph that personnel are “not a spare capacity”.
Peruvian President Dina Boluarte announced Pedro Angulo's departure as Prime Minister and said a replacement would be appointed on Tuesday at the latest.