The “blue” (a euphemism for “black market”) dollar went up again Thursday in Argentina hitting a new all-time high of AR$ 570 at the end of the day as the Aug. 13 Simultaneous, Mandatory, and Open Primary (PASO) presidential elections loom over, it was reported in Buenos Aires.
Colombian President Gustavo Petro Urrgo insisted Thursday that he intends to remain in office until 2026 because he was elected by the people for such a commitment. The head of state made these remarks after his son Nicolás Petro Burgos admitted that his father's 2022 campaign had been financed with contributions from a questionable origin.
Uruguayan news outlet Telenoche (Canal 4) received a chilling threat signed by the elusive Uruguayan drug lord, Sebastián Marset, who remains a fugitive from justice, as the reporters announced during their Wednesday 5 broadcast. The text, sent via WhatsApp at 10:47 PM on Tuesday, 4th, bore a clear warning: “Hello. If you continue making articles about me, there will be consequences. I am Marset.” Accompanying this chilling statement was a photo featuring 24 Glock pistol magazines arranged meticulously in a box.
After police action resulted in the killing of at least 16 people in Guarujá, where extra-judiciary executions are also said to have taken place, members of the South American country's black movement staged a demonstration Thursday in front of the Public Security Secretariat (SSP) in downtown São Paulo, Agencia Brasil reported.
Greenpeace activists carried out a protest on the roof of the country estate belonging to UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak on Thursday. Sunak was not at home at the time as he is on holiday with his family in California.
The decision of the Executive Council made on March 29, 2022, to not allow large-scale aquaculture in the Falkland Islands is to undergo a judicial review following a judgment by Chief Justice James Lewis after a preliminary hearing in the Supreme Court on July 28, with the judgment delivered on August 3.
Two California-based US Navy Sailors arrested for allegedly supplying sensitive military Information to China were formally charged Thursday in two separate cases. It remains to be determined whether each accused was aware of the other's activities regarding details on wartime exercises, naval operations, and critical technical material. Both men pleaded not guilty in federal courts in San Diego and Los Angeles.
Brazil's Federal Police arrested a businessman believed to be the leader of a criminal group responsible for the logging of 65 square kilometers of rainforest. The suspect is said to have illegally seized the Amazon land in the state of Pará for logging and cattle ranching.
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Argentine customs authorities Thursday extended the deadline for the return to Uruguay of Buquebus' Eladia Isabel to prevent her from sinking, it was reported in Buenos Aires. Following an inspection in June last, the vessel was found to be in a distressing condition and was to be re-exported before July 9. Now it has time so until Oct. 10.