A powerful earthquake shook many countries in Central America on Tuesday, with a magnitude of 6.5. The quake shook much of Central America late on Tuesday evening, from Nicaragua to Guatemala, forcing residents in some cities onto the streets.
The final declaration of the two-day Summit between the European Union (EU) and the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (Celac) issued Tuesday in Brussels included in its 13th provision the Falkland/Malvinas Islands as a territory under dispute. The document also condemned Russia's military deployment in Ukraine with a footnote noting that one country (Nicaragua) would not adhere to that point.
Argentina's Economic Policy Secretary Adolfo Rubinstein; Chief Advisor Leonardo Madcur; and Central Bank (BCRA) Vice-President Lisandro Cleri started Tuesday in Washington DC a new round of negotiations with a technical team of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to finalize a new agreement ahead of this year's presidential elections, it was confirmed by an IMF spokesperson.
Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in Renewable Energies, Energy Efficiency, and Green Hydrogen with the European Union to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 and held one-on-one meetings with French President Emmanuel Macron and Italy's Prime Minister Georgia Meloni on the closing day of the EU-Celac summit in Brussels.
Any attempt to arrest Vladimir Putin when he visits South Africa would be a declaration of war against Russia, the country's president has said. Cyril Ramaphosa made the warning with weeks to go before the international meeting of BRICS, happens in Johannesburg, to which the Russian president is invited.
The lengthy absence from public view of China's Foreign Minister Qin Gang has sparked furious online speculation, again highlighting China's secrecy. The 57-year-old has not been seen in public for 23 days - his last reported engagements were on 25 June.
Chilean President Gabriel Boric Font Tuesday urged his fellow Latin American leaders in Brussels during the EU-Celac summit to recognize Russia's aggression against Ukraine and warned that tomorrow it could be us.
Scotland's First Minister Humza Yousaf has said he is willing to consider proposals for the country to host at least part of the 2026 Commonwealth Games. The Australian state of Victoria cancelled its plan to stage the event due to soaring costs, raising doubts about whether it will go ahead at all.
Argentina's Defense Minister Jorge Taiana held a meeting with his Indian colleague Rajnath Singh to discuss the purchase of weapons for the South American country, including fighter jet planes.
Following on Russia's unilateral withdrawal from the Black Sea grain deal and its threats to ships transporting agricultural goods from Ukraine, the EU said on Tuesday that it was looking into expanding export routes via road and rail.