The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved a two-year arrangement for Chile under the Flexible Credit Line (FCL) in the amount of SDR 13.954 billion (about US$18.5 billion; 800 percent of quota).
Foreign, Commonwealth, and Development Secretary Mary Elizabeth Truss, who this week most probably will become the United Kingdom´s next prime minister has pledged to act within a week to tackle the cost-of-living situation, fueled by soaring energy bills and food prices, arguing she understands the magnitude of problems faced by the country.
Seven police officers were killed Friday after an explosive device went off Friday afternoon near the Colombian municipality of Neiva in the department of Huila.
World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus Friday told reporters that the recent decline in monkeypox cases in North America and Europe proved that shows that the current outbreak of the malady can be stopped.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro Friday said he regretted Thursday's assassination attempt on Argentine Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (CFK) despite his personal disliking of her.
Funding worth more than US$ 1.1 billion has been pledged from the United States to Taiwan, according to Pentagon sources quoted Friday by the press. The measure will help the island strengthen its missile and radar systems, a State Department spokesman also said.
Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou expressed his solidarity Friday morning with Argentine Vice President with Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (CFK) following the failed assassination attempt against her late on Thursday.
Thousands of Argentines gathered Friday at Buenos Aires' iconic Plaza de Mayo to express their support for Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (CFK) and condemn any act of violence as a means to solve political differences. Similar demonstrations were held nationwide at each city's main square.
Chilean President Gabriel Boric Font's brother Simón was attacked by demonstrators Thursday at the University of Chile in Santiago's Alameda as he tried to prevent an ongoing case of looting, it was reported.
Unofficial reports in Venezuela speak of an increase of around 33% in mass-consumption products after the US dollar went up against the local Bolivar and local consumers increasingly prefer black market deals.