Uruguayan retired military officers Rubens Francia and Francisco Macalusso were convicted as co-perpetrators of torture and deprivation of liberty during the last military dictatorship (1973-1984) and sentenced to 12 and a half years in prison.
People in Britain would be more upset to see Gibraltar or the Falkland Islands leave the UK than they would if Northern Ireland did, according to a new YouGov poll published in British media.
Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva Thursday chose his personal lawyer Cristiano Zanin Martins to become a new member of the Supreme Federal Court (STF). Zanin would fill the opening left by Ricardo Lewandowski's early retirement in April.
Former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro might be disenfranchised in the investigation Brazil's Superior Electoral Court Justice Benedito Gonçalves, acting as case rapporteur, greenlighted Thursday.
Mexican police have discovered dozens of bags with human remains, during a search operation for seven young workers of a call center who went missing a week ago, Mexican prosecution said on Thursday.
Argentine Economy Minister Sergio Massa was told in Shanghai by New Development Bank President Dilma Rousseff that the road was clear for Argentina to join the entity and thus be able to obtain some financial backing in the near future, it was reported. The formal announcement will be made next August alongside those concerning Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and Zimbabwe.
The Falkland Islands' flagged RRS Sir David Attenborough has returned to the UK after a second season docked at Antarctica. The crew completed its polar science trials during what was a seven-month mission. The vessel arrived at Harwich in Essex on Tuesday.
Argentina's National Meteorological Service Director Celeste Saulo has been chosen to become the new Secretary General of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), it was announced Thursday in Geneva.
Brazil's Senate Thursday approved the bill making equal pay for men and women mandatory when they perform work of equal value or the same function, Agencia Brasil reported. The document is now ready for President Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva to sign it into law.
Comparing analysis of foreign trade by sea in the first quarter of 2023, reveals that this year there has been a drop of 8.4% in tons handled and an 8.1% decrease in cargo value, according to the Maritime and Port Chamber of Chile, Camport.