Brazilian Federal Police (PF) Friday launched the third phase of Operation Lesa Pátria (lèse patria) by serving arrest and search-and-seizure warrants across five states and the Federal District, Agencia Brasil reported.
The arrest in Caracas of activist María Fernanda Rodríguez during the visit of the United Nations High Commissioner on Human Rights Volker Türk sparked an international uproar. She was released later on Friday with no comments.
The Federal Court of Appeals of Mar del Plata turned down an appeal filed by Mayor Guillermo Montenegro and various environmental organizations to cancel the offshore oil exploration project involving YPF, Equinor, and Shell. The undertaking is expected to yield some US$ 20 billion in exports annually.
By Mordechai Taji – Rosario Central, a traditional football club in the city where Lionel Messi was born on June 24, 1987, has had trouble getting ready for the upcoming Professional League tournament starting this weekend when many players refused to relocate citing growing insecurity.
In 2022, 131 trans and transvestite people were murdered all across Brazil, making it the country with the most deaths of people of this community for the 14th consecutive year, Agencia Brasil reported. In addition to the 131 killings, other 20 people took their own lives due to discrimination and prejudice.
Former Paraguayan President Horacio Cartes and current Vice President Hugo Velázquez have ties to the terrorist group Hezbollah, US Ambassador to Asunción Marc Ostfield said Thursday during a press conference.
Former Senator and energy consultant, Jean Paul Prates is Brazil's oil giant Petrobras new Chief Executive, marking a clear difference from the previous administration rapidly reflected in the Sao Paulo stock exchange where company shares dropped more than 3% on Thursday
The United Kingdom car production fell to its lowest level since 1956 in 2022 as output was hit by global shortages of semiconductor chips, figures show. A total of 775,014 cars were built in 2022, down 9.8% from the 859,575 made during the previous year, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) said.
Soaring gas prices in 2022 means that the Norwegian Tax Administration will collect a record US$ 89,5 billion, triple the previous record of 2021, according to the tax revenue office. Likewise it has revised upwards petroleum revenue by 20%.
Alberto Fernández will have a bilateral meeting with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz Saturday. The European leader is on a South American tour which also includes Chile and Brazil.