A piece from the American Institute of Physics points out that Gentoo penguins are the fastest swimming birds in the world, and that ability comes from their unique and sophisticated wings.
A Civil Court in the Brazilian city of Santos has issued a first-instance ruling against Protein packers Minerva Foods, demanding the payment of BRL 1.39 million (some US$ 250,000) as compensation for collective moral damages caused while transporting 29,975 oxen to the Port of Santos in early 2018.
At least 31 people were arrested Sunday during Guatemala's presidential elections, which have left no winning candidate and hence the need to hold a runoff in August, according to preliminary reports.
Parades and fly-pasts were just some of the events that took place across the UK on Saturday as part of Armed Forces Day celebrations to thank the military community for their service.
After Sunday's gubernatorial elections in the Argentine province of Córdoba, Martín Llaryora of the ruling front led by Governor Juan Schiaretti was congratulated as the winner by politicians from almost every party.
After Saturday's deadline for registering candidacies, there are only 13 contenders left, one of whom will be Argentina's next president comes Dec. 10.
Mighty Economy Minister Sergio Massa will be a presidential candidate in Argentina's upcoming mandatory, open, and simultaneous primary (PASO) elections on behalf of the ruling Unión por la Patria (UP) front, with Cabinet Chief Agustín Rossi as his running mate, it was announced Friday in Buenos Aires.
Brazil, Uruguay, and Bolivia Friday supported Paraguay's stance regarding Argentina's decision to charge tolls to barges sailing through the Port of Santa Fe-Confluencia section of the Parana River, it was reported in Buenos Aires after a new meeting of the Commission of the Paraguay-Parana Waterway Agreement.
The British-built Shorts Skyvan PA-51 used by Argentina's military dictatorship to throw three Mothers of Plaza de Mayo and two French nuns alive into the sea in one of the so-called death flights in 1977 landed Friday at Tucumán and is expected in Buenos Aires by Monday to be added to a museum.
Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva Friday insisted in Paris on the advantages of using a common currency for foreign trade operations and underlined once again that the European Union's demands for the Mercosur agreement were a “threat.”