Brazil's central bank raised its benchmark interest rate for the 11th straight time on Wednesday, bringing the Selic rate to 13,75%, in an attempt to contain inflation in Latin America’s biggest economy.
Leaders of Paraguay's opposition have announced they will run together for the presidency in 2023 with a ticket yet to be defined, under what is known in local electoral law as a concertación (a group of various political formations).
An Ecuadorian judge has ordered the release from custody of indigenist leader Leónidas Iza after spending almost 24 hours in a detention facility.
Canada and Denmark have agreed on a mechanism to settle a sovereignty dispute over Hans' Island, an uninhabitable 1.2-square-kilometer territory in the Arctic Ocean which will be split into two roughly equal parts using a natural cleft in the rocky terrain as a reference.
At a ceremony Tuesday morning held at Staffordshire's National Memorial Arboretum, British prime minister Boris Johnson praised the daring bravery of Veterans, recalling that on the very day, exactly forty years ago, British soldiers entered Stanley and liberated the Falkland Islands from foreign occupation. And since Liberation, the Falkland Islands have lived and thrived in peace and freedom looking into the future.
Uruguayan lawmakers of the opposition Frente Amplio (FA - Broad Front) Tuesday announced they would summon Defense Minister Javier García before Congress' Defense Committee to explain why he had banned from national airspace the Venezuelan-Iranian Boeing 747-300 now held in Buenos Aires.
Gibraltar Chief Minister Fabian Picardo, together with the Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia, met privately with the Chair of the United Nations Committee of 24, Ambassador Keisha McGuire, (Grenada), at the UN headquarters in New York.
Hundreds turned out in Stanley on Tuesday to follow events marking the 40th Anniversary of the Liberation of the Falkland Islands from the Argentine occupation in 1982.
Former Peruvian Foreign Minister Diego García-Sayán has said he saw politics had meddled in the judicial ruling whereby former Bolivian interim President Janine Àñez was sentenced to ten years in jail for crimes against the Constitution.
British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss sent a strong message in support of the Falkland Islands people right to self determination on the fortieth anniversary of the Falklands Liberation, 14 June 1982, while at the same time recalling the effort and sacrifices of the troops sent to ensure that aggression could not succeed.