Uruguay's Foreign Minister Francisco Bustillo is leaving shortly for China on a mission to narrow the gap for the South American country to reach a Free Trade Agreement with the Asian giant, it was reported in Montevideo.
Brazilian Vice President Geraldo Alckmin, in charge of the South American country due to President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva's trip to China, insisted Wednesday on the importance of increasing trade with Latin America, Xinhua reported.
Six inmates were found dead hanging from their necks inside their cells at the infamous Ecuadorian prison of El Litoral in Guayaquil, the South American country's National Service of Attention to Persons Deprived of Liberty (SNAI) reported Wednesday.
Argentine Health Minister Carla Vizzotti Wednesday said her country was treating the dengue outbreak with the same degree of concern with which the Covid-19 pandemic was handled.
Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva Thursday highlighted the social mission of the New Development Bank (NDB), also known as BRICS Bank, during Dilma Rousseff's inauguration as president of the financial institution in Shanghai, China.
Brazilin authorities have arrested a family linked to pro-Nazi activities in the investigations on school violence undertaken after last week's episodes. A 14-year-old boy was among those apprehended.
Volker Türk, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, has urged Italy to ensure that any migration measures it implements during the state of emergency declared on Monday respect its humanitarian obligations.