Over four million Argentine football fans needed in the end to look up to see helicopters carrying the national team players overfly the Obelisk Square area and other parts of Buenos Aires because the bus could simply not get through the crowd along the highway from the Football Association's training camp in Ezeiza.
The head of Argentina's Malvinas, Antarctica, and South Atlantic Islands, Guillermo Carmona had a Twitter exchange with former UK ambassador in Buenos Aires Mark Kent, who congratulated and celebrated the Argentine team's win of the Football World Cup in Qatar.
The economic impact of the “illegal” occupation of the Falklands Islands by the British, is to be analyzed by the Economic Development and Innovation Institute from the Argentine University of Tierra del Fuego, in coordination with other tertiary education centers both public and private.
Brazil could become the world’s largest cotton exporter in 2023, because of an increase in the planted area helping it to surpass the United States, which could reduce sowing by 30% to make way for competing crops such as corn, soy, and wheat.
After years of forcibly lighter shiploads due to the intense down flow of the Parana River, the water level has begun to grow again, especially in the last couple of months. Thus according to the Rosario Grain Exchange, the average shipload of vessels sailing upriver rose 21% in two months and stood at more than 38,000 tons in November. Furthermore, the current water level is 23% above November last year and 19% above the November 2020 average.
The current cruise season means some 200,000 tourists will be visiting the extreme south Argentine province of Tierra del Fuego, based on the announced projection of 540 calls in Ushuaia, according to Dante Querciali, president of Tierra del Fuego Tourism Institute.
By Gwynne Dyer – Could there be anything more ridiculous than last week’s failed coup attempt in Peru?
The administration of President Jair Bolsonaro Tuesday announced the dismissal of Brazilian Highway Police Director Silvinei Vasques for administrative improbity for his actions or inactions in the aftermath of the Oct. 30 runoff which saw Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva elected to return to the Planalto Palace on Jan. 1.
Peru's Congress Tuesday approved a bill to bring forward the general elections to April 2024 after it had rejected a similar initiative last week, thus fueling additional unrest nationwide.
Wildfires in Boca do Acre, Amazonas, went from 66% in 2012, the year the new Forest Code was approved, to 88% in 2019, according to a report from the National Center for Monitoring and Alerts of Natural Disasters (Cemaden) published Tuesday in partnership with other organizations, Agencia Brasil reported.