The International Monetary Fund (IMF) admitted negotiations with the Argentine Government were still going on toward a redesigning of the country's program in light of the present drought, while Casa Rosada sources agreed that the conversations were progressing constructively.
Argentine Libertarian Deputy Javier Milei has announced that fellow Congresswoman Victoria Villarruel will be his running mate.
Paraguay's Agriculture and Livestock Minister Santiago Bertoni Monday held a bilateral meeting with US authorities Monday to discuss the agricultural agenda between the two countries, especially Paraguayan beef imports, it was reported.
Brazilian authorities are considering tougher measures against racism following a new incident at a Carrefour supermarket, it was reported.
During his recent visit to London, Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva expressed his strong disapproval of the UK's treatment of Julian Assange. Lula criticized the UK for imprisoning the WikiLeaks founder for his professional activities as a journalist and called for his immediate release.
Argentine President Alberto Fernández traveled to La Rioja Monday to celebrate the Frente de Todos (FDT) win in last Sunday's gubernatorial elections and insisted he had not stepped down from any fight in a statement that baffled everyone following his announcement that he would not seek a second term at Casa Rosada.