A New York City court has imposed sweeping restrictions on British billionaire Joe Lewis as he awaits trial on insider trading charges. Mr Lewis, 86, pleaded not guilty and was granted US$ 300m (£230m) bail.
The so-called “blue” (a euphemism for “black market”) dollar in Argentina broke another record Thursday and closed at AR$ 553, it was reported in Buenos Aires. In some provinces such as Buenos Aires and Santa Fe the quotation went up to AR$558, according to local media.
Social inequality is likely to be lower in the Falkland Islands than in countries with similar incomes according to the Chief Executive - so the people here are better off he says. But he also suggested that commonly used tools for measuring social inequality in larger countries might not be appropriate for the Falklands.
Uruguayan authorities Thursday confirmed the arrival in Montevideo of a desalination plant bought in the United States to fight the water crisis hitting the country. The piece of equipment was expected to take about four weeks to be delivered from Houston, but in the end, it was over two months.
The Falkland Islands Government is committed to continuing to operate the Stanley Growers business, including fresh imports, MLA Mark Pollard said in the Legislative Assembly on Thursday.
Amnesty International (AI) Thursday conveyed its concern to Peruvian President Dina Boluarte regarding human rights violations in the South American country ahead of its July 28 Independence Day celebrations.
Argentine Science Minister Daniel Filmus Thursday signed the Artemis Accords during a ceremony at Casa Rosada with President Alberto Fernández, NASA Administrator Bill Nelson, US Ambassador Marc R. Stanley, and Foreign Minister Santiago Cafiero. Argentina became the 28th nation to sign the Accords, and the fifth Latin American country, following Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, and Mexico.
According to the National Socioeconomic Characterization Survey (Casen) conducted by the Ministry of Social Development and Family with the collaboration of the University of Chile released Thursday, poverty in the South American country reached a historic low, falling from 10.7% in 2020 to 6.5%.
José Luis “Coche” Inciarte, one of the 16 survivors from the Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571 crash into the Andes mountains on Friday, October 13, 1972, died Thursday at the age of 75, it was reported in Montevideo. With Inciarte's death, 14 survivors of the tragedy remain alive. On June 5, 2015, Javier Methol passed away due to cancer and severe bone problems.
The European Central Bank on Thursday increased the key interest rate in the Eurozone by 0.25 percentage points to 4.25%. The decision to hike rates for a ninth straight time is part of the ongoing campaign to bring down inflation, but as inflation pressures show tentative signs of easing, recession worries mount.