Argentine President Alberto Fernández is to summon Congress to extraordinary sessions in the second half of January to deal with the impeachment of Supreme Court (CSJN) Chief Justice Horacio Rosatti requested by the Executive branch, Spokeswoman Gabriela Cerruti announced.
Argentina's former Defense Minister and current Federal Intelligence Agency (AFI) Chief Agustín Rossi has filed charges against journalists and the outlets employing them for violating the Intelligence Act.
According to Uruguay's Labor Ministry data released Wednesday, unemployment in the South American country during 2022 was lower than that of times before the Covid-19 pandemic broke out.
The Argentine Province of Buenos Aires ruled by the Kirchnerite Axel Kicillof has authorized the disbursement of AR$ 500 million (around US$ 1.42 million at the unofficial exchange rate) to buy intimate gel, thus sparking heavy criticism from the opposition.
São Paulo Deputy-elect Marina Silva was sworn in Wednesday as Brazil's new Environment Ministry, almost 15 years after leaving that office during President Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva's second term in office.
Peruvian demonstrators went back to blocking roads and staging other protests nationwide over the impeachment of former President Pedro Castillo Terrones, after which 28 people have been killed.
Brazilian Supreme Federal Court (STF) Justice Alexandre De Moraes ordered the seizure of the passports belonging to Jovem Pan radio reporters Rodrigo Constantino and Paulo Figueiredo, who are well-known for their allegiance to former President Jair Bolsonaro and are under investigation for spreading fake news and for their alleged involvement in the demonstrations calling for a coup d'état.
British actor Benedict Cumberbatch might be called to account for his family's slaveholding ties to a sugar plantation in Barbados, it was reported.
Colombia's government Wednesday announced it was suspending its previous decision to decree a truce with the National Liberation Army (ELN) guerrillas after the rebel organization denied having agreed to it.