The International Monetary Fund (IMF)'s Executive Board Friday approved the fourth review of last year's Extended Facilities Program with Argentina, after which a US$ 5.4 billion disbursement for the South American country was cleared to proceed, it was reported in Washington DC.
Belarusian President Alexandr Lukashenko Friday called for a truce in Ukraine without preconditions during which time neither Moscow nor Kyiv would be allowed to regroup troops or move equipment.
Former US President Donald J. Trump seems to have been right after all when he announced that he would be incarcerated. He was not entirely accurate about the when, but he is now expected to be formally arrested and arraigned next Tuesday after being indicted by a grand jury on Thursday.
Uruguay's Schoolship ROU 20 Capitán Miranda is back on a training journey. Law 20,120 dated March 24, 2023, authorized the vessel's departure “in order to carry out the 'XXXIII Training Trip'.” The sailing ship will visit 19 cities in America and Europe where the crew will promote the country's tourism.
After Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva canceled his trip to China last weekend due to health issues, the South American country's authorities confirmed Friday that a new date had been set: April 11, Agencia Brasil reported. Also in April, Lula will travel to Portugal.
Uruguayan tourism authorities included the riverside city of Colonia del Sacramento as yet another possible destination for cruise ships already making calls at Montevideo and Punta del Este. Deputy Tourism Minister Renzo Monzeglio headed the South American country's delegation which participated in the recent Seatrade Cruise Global 2023, arguably the most important cruise fair in the world, held at the Fort Lauderdale Convention Center in the US State of Florida.