Of the five main powers in Latin America, all of which are governed by the left, the executive of Gabriel Boric in Chile has openly expressed its repudiation of what has happened in Nicaragua after President Daniel Ortega stripped 94 opposition members of their Nicaraguan nationality and banished 222 political prisoners to the United States, declaring them stateless.
The Government of the United States Friday announced the killing of Hamza al-Hosi, a senior leader of the Islamic State (IS) group in Syria, in a joint operation with Kurdish-led local democratic forces in which 4 US troops and a dog were injured by an on-target explosion, according to the US Army Central Command (CENTCOM).
In a country where the exchange rate between the local currency and the US dollar varies from one counter to the other and hinges on the type of operation involved beyond the exchange, Argentina's official rate against Friday pierced for the first time the symbolic AR$ 200 / US$ 1 threshold at private banks, closing at AR$ 191.25 (purchase) / AR$ 199.25 (sale) at the Banco Nación.
Uruguay's Ministry of Livestock, Agriculture, and Fisheries (MGAP) sought technical advice from Chile to handle the current bird flu crisis, it was reported Friday in Montevideo.
Three people, including a child, were found alive under rubble Saturday in Turkey's southern Hatay province, 13 days after the earthquake that struck Turkey and Syria on Feb. 6, local media reported.
Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) announced he would not be handing over the pro-tempore presidency of the Pacific Alliance to Peru on the grounds that Pedro Castillo Terrones' impeachment has been undemocratic, it was reported Friday.
Uruguay's logistics ship General Artigas is back in Montevideo from her 2022-2023 Antarctic Campaign, the South American country's Navy said in a statement.
Brazilian authorities Friday said a vaccination card against COVID-19 under the name of former President Jair Bolsonaro who had always denied taking such drugs had been found. The document's authenticity is under investigation.