Argentina's Superminister of Economy and Production Sergio Massa signed an agreement with Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Director General Qu Dongyu during the latter's trip to Buenos Aires for the VII Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (Celac) Summit.
Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Thursday said his meeting the day before with his Venezuelan colleague Nicolás Maduro was highly successful. Díaz-Canel made a stop on his way back from the VII Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (Celac) Summit in Buenos Aires.
Peruvian President Dina Boluarte Wednesday asked the international community to endorse the holding of early elections in Peru, which she had already entrusted Congress with devising. She also said every possible solution should be within constitutional boundaries.
Brazil's Federal Police is to investigate the sanitary crisis among the Yanomami people as a crime of genocide, Justice Minister Flávio Dino said Wednesday.
United Nations High Commissioner on Human Rights Volker Türk is arriving Thursday in Caracas from Colombia for talks with the Nicolás Maduro administration about human rights, where the latest reports have been anything but favorable.
Some 140 people, including 50 Scots, have gathered for the biggest-ever Burns supper held in Antarctica. Workers at the British Antarctic Survey’s Rothera Research Station in Antarctica celebrated the life of Robert Burns at what is believed to be the world’s most southerly knees-up on Saturday 21 January.
The Veterinary Service section from the Falkland Islands Department of Agriculture has announced that it has received a reported outbreak of avian pox amongst Gentoo penguins in the Falklands.
Argentina has been plagued by economic and financial instability for years and years, and its overall situation has worsened considerably in recent years, with the country once again defaulting on its debt in 2020 and having been forced to turn to capital controls to protect its national currency.
British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is expected to celebrate Scottish culture this evening by hosting a reception in Downing Street to celebrate Burns Night. Guests, including faith group leaders, will be welcomed to the event with sounds of traditional bagpipes and drums, and will be able to enjoy Scottish cuisine from stalls in an indoor-street market.
The Argentine Antarctic Institute (IAA) warned that the iceberg that calved off the Brunt Ice Shelf into the Wedell Sea is such a large structure that any vessel coming its way would have to take evasive action. Hence, it is being monitored to make sure it does not affect the icebreaker ARA Almirante Irízar's route from Ushuaia to the Argentine bases in the region.