Peru's Public Prosecutor's Office has filed a request for former First Lady Lilia Paredes-Castillo's pre-trial arrest while she is under investigation for her alleged participation in a corruption ring, it was reported Friday in Lima.
Brazil's President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva is to visit Montevideo on Jan. 25 after spending two days in Buenos Aires, it was announced Friday.
A Mexican judge Friday agreed to Ovidio Guzmán's request not to be extradited to the United States.
The Government of Bolivia Friday said that every requirement regarding the health of imprisoned Santa Cruz Governor Luis Fernando Camacho had been met and that the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) will be briefed on this issue in due time.
The Chilean government of President Gabriel Boric Font Thursday announced a new series of measures to mitigate the effects of inflation on the population.
The luxury cruise ship Azamara Pursuit is due Saturday in Buenos Aires after departing from Brazil and making calls in Montevideo and Punta del Este. Unlike other vessels looking similar on the surface, this particular case is reported to have 564 passengers onboard, most of whom are swinger couples from the United States seeking new experiences with like-minded people.
The Brazilian food processing corporation Marfrig announced that it started to process organic meat at its unit located in Hulha Negra, in Rio Grande do Sul, (Southern Brazil) with raw material coming from the company’s plant in Uruguay.
Recently appointed Brazilian Minister of Ports and Airports, Márcio França, said that his goal is to make the Port of Santos one of the ten largest ports in terms of container movement in the world. The statement was made at a press conference after the ceremony in which he took office, in Brasília.
Ecuador has reached a free trade agreement with China which is expected to increase the country's exports by a billion US dollars as well as boost the growth in the industrial sector, it was announced.
Uruguay’s goods exports grew 16.5% in value during the past year, to reach a record high of US$ 13.36 billion, according to the country's trade promotion agency.