Next Sunday the Argentine extreme southern province of Tierra del Fuego will be elected Governor, Deputy Governor, 23 provincial lawmakers, three mayors, and eight city councilors. Despite its size, the island province divided into 16 electoral districts has an electoral registry of 141.548 and all newly elected members will be taking office from 11 December 2023 until 11 December 2027.
By Gwynne Dyer – 'At least half the current agricultural land on the planet, more likely two-thirds of it, has to be re-wilded in order to restore the world’s principal carbon sink and to preserve the biodiversity on which the entire ecosystem depends.
The Brazilian Government of President Luiz Inàcio Lula Da Silva Thursday asked the US Treasury Department to exert some pressure on the International Monetary Fund (IMF) -of which the US is the largest shareholder- to help Argentina overcome the current crisis caused by the drought while still bound by commitments signed with the world entity, which are holding back the economic development of the South American country.
Speaking at a Democratic Party event in New York on Wednesday, US President Joe Biden said his visit to Northern Ireland was to ensure “the British didn't screw around,” according to a report from BBC in the US City.
A restaurant named “Swap” in the most exclusive Parque Leloir area in Ituzaingó, on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, has been closed after patrons were found trading ordinary culinary activities for couple swinging, threesomes, and orgies, it was reported in the Argentine capital.
Following complaints by Chilean ranchers, Santiago sent a note to Argentina for works that dried up the Vizcachas, a transboundary river originating in southeast Santa Cruz and reaching Magallanes. The land owners claim that the binational watercourse has suddenly dried up and denounce that it is due to works carried out on the Argentine side.
Brazil is leading efforts to increase its own and Mercosur interests in closer trade and investment relations with Canada. This week the Brazilian Foreign Trade Secretary from the Ministry of Development, Industry, Trade and Services, MDIC, Tatiana Prazeres received the Canadian ambassador in Brasilia, Emmanuel Kamarianakis and special representatives, with the purpose of strengthening trade relations between both countries and the regional block Mercosur.
Brazil's Foreign Minister Mauro Vieira Thursday said during an appearance before his country's Senatorial Foreign Relations Committee that the European Union's (EU) new environmental requirements for the Mercosur-EU agreement could cause enormous damage to the South American bloc.
Paraguay's Superior Electoral Court (TSJE) of Paraguay Thursday decided not to accept the request of several political sectors to submit to an international audit the computer system software and the voting machines used in the general elections of last April 30 on the grounds that it could produce a breach of the control mechanisms.
Brazilian Supreme Federal Court (STF) Justice Alexander De Moraes Thursday ordered former Justice Minister Anderson Torres released from jail where he was under pre-trial detention for his alleged involvement in the Jan. 8 uprising in Brasilia.