Responding to a question submitted by Sally Poncet, MLA Teslyn Barkman confirmed at the public meeting last week that there was no draft legislation to ban open pen large-scale salmon farming.
The United States Congressional Committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, assault on Capitol Hill has called for former President Donald Trump to be indicted, although the final decision on the matter is up to Attorney General Merrick Garland.
Institut Pasteur team detected a new omicron sublineage in Uruguay and warns of increased risk of covid-19 reinfection. However, the specialists clarified that a major impact on protection against severe disease is not expected.
After the daily strike between 6 am and 8 am called for by Brazil's National Union of Aeronauts (SNA), 25 delays (14 takeoffs and 11 landings) were reported Monday at Brasilia's Juscelino Kubitschek International Airport.
Aerolíneas Argentinas' Flight AR 1915 landed at Buenos Aires' Ezeiza international airport at around 2am Tuesday. First to step off the Airbus 330-200 was world football champions captain Lionel Messi holding the much-coveted World Cup won in Qatar o er France on penalties.
Carolina Ache Batlle Monday turned in her resignation as Uruguay's Deputy Foreign Minister following her involvement in the scandalous granting of a passport to well-known drug trafficker Sebastián Marset. On accepting her resignation, President Luis Lacalle Pou insisted he trusted the departing official.
NASA, the US space agency has launched a satellite that's expected to transform our view of water on Earth and further illustrate on climate change. The Swot, Surface Water and Ocean topography, the mission will map the precise height of rivers, reservoirs, and lakes, and track ocean surface features at unprecedented scales.
The Bank of England has released specimens of the new bills portraying King Charles III instead of his mother, the late Queen Elizabeth II, which are due to enter circulation in mid-2024.
Three ministers from Brazil's Federal Court of Audits TCU asked last Friday for a reassessment of the privatization process of the Port of Santos administration. The issue should be put back into the discussion in 45 days. The rapporteur, Minister Bruno Dantas, suggested giving preference to the privatization of smaller ports before addressing Santos.
At the Legislative Assembly last week MLA Peter Biggs was invited to outline steps “the government and country had taken to coordinate a plan for climate action and assess and react our ocean needs, and landowners most pressing concern - our drying climate?”