The Argentine Forensic Anthropology Team (EAAF) identified the remains of Coast Guard Corporal Jorge Eduardo López, a combatant killed in action on May 10, 1982, and who is buried in the Falkland/Malvinas Islands, it was reported in Buenos Aires.
Venezuela's Comptroller General Friday announced opposition leader María Corina Machado had been disenfranchised for 15 years, thus rendering her ineligible to run in next year's presidential elections.
Trade relations between Brazil and Argentina are improving with an overall volume of US$12.5 billion in the first five months of this year. Brazil exported US$7.5 billion worth of goods and imported US$ 5 billion from Argentina, according to the Comexstat portal of the Brazilian Ministry of Industry, Commerce, and Services.
Delegations from Paraguay, Bolivia, Brazil, and Uruguay recently convened a meeting to challenge Argentina’s imposition of a toll fee on the Paraná-Paraguay Waterway. The neighboring countries argued that the evidence presented by Argentina did not provide enough services to justify the charge.
Brazil's Supreme Federal Court (STF) Friday reached a decisive majority against the legitimate defense of honor argument filed by numerous counselors in femicides, it was reported. This rationale was particularly frequent in cases tried by a jury.
Retired Uruguayan Colonel Eduardo Ferro was sentenced Monday to 21 years in jail for the July 21, 1977, disappearance and murder of Communist militant Óscar Tassino, it was reported in Montevideo.
The US Supreme Court (SCOTUS) Friday ruled in favor of a Colorado-born Christian web designer who refused to create same-sex wedding sites citing religious objections, it was reported in Washington DC.
Next week the Falklands Islands will be participating at the Island Games, to be held in Guernsey with twenty-four islands competing and running from July 8/14. Falklands is sending 76 athletes in ten teams, Archery, Badminton, Basketball, Bowls, Swimming Shooting, Golf, Table Tennis, Cycling, and Football.
Persistently bad air quality over North America and worries about sparking more fires has led to the cancellation of some Canada Day firework displays. There were also concerns over air quality around next week's Fourth of July celebrations in the US.
A good friend of the Falkland Islands and strong supporter of British Overseas Territories, Minister Zac Goldsmith announced his resignation on Friday stating that the British government's apathy on the issue forced his to resign. In an acrimonious exchange,