Chilean authorities Friday reported at least 13 people lost their lives amid the raging wildfire that is hitting several parts of the South American country. Two people died when a firefighting helicopter crashed during a mission and 11 others in Santa Juana.
By Katy Ross (*) – The haunting calls of black-throated divers rise to join the bubbling of Curlews. Hen harriers, perhaps more enchantingly known as sky dancers glide across a landscape filled with lochs and pools, whilst far below cotton grasses bob in the wind. All this life is supported by a tiny plant and one you are probably already familiar with - Sphagnum moss.
US authorities said they detected a Chinese spy balloon flying over Latin America in addition to the one already spotted over US airspace which has triggered further diplomatic discrepancies between Washington and Beijing.
After Senator Marcos Do Val (Podemos-ES) claimed to have participated in a meeting with former President Jair Bolsonaro to discuss a coup d'état, Brazil's Supreme Federal Court (STF) Justice Alexandre De Moraes ordered Friday an investigation into such allegations.
UK's Home Office is resuming operational responsibility for tackling boats carrying migrants across the English Channel, after eight months under the leadership of the Royal Navy.
The Falkland Islands Government has twitted that last Thursday David Rutley MP, Foreign, Commonwealth, and Development Office Minister for the Americas and the Caribbean met with an elected member of the Falklands' Legislative Assembly.
Foreign Ministers Santiago Cafiero of Argentina and Mevlüt Çavusoglu of Türkiye held a meeting Friday in Istanbul to discuss bilateral ties, with a focus on science and trade, it was reported.
The World Bank (WB) announced this week the appointment of US-French Economist Marianne Fay as its new Director for Argentina, Uruguay, and Paraguay to replace Jordan Schwartz, who will head the Eastern Europe division.
The British Forces South Atlantic Command this week welcomed the arrival of HMS Medway at Mare Harbor. HMS Medway is a Batch 2 River class offshore patrol vessel, currently commissioned and since 2019 assigned long-term as Royal Navy guard ship in the Caribbean.