The libertarian Javier Milei, the most voted presidential candidate in the last Primary, Open, Simultaneous and Mandatory (PASO) elections in Argentina, with about 30.90% of the votes, ratified that he maintains a strong dialogue with former President Mauricio Macri. So much so that he plans to offer him “a prominent role” if he were elected as the next national president, as he expressed in radio statements this week.
International Monetary Fund (IMF) specialists Friday held separate video conferences with economic teams from Argentina's two main contenders for the Oct. 22 presidential elections: La Libertad Avanza (LLA) and Juntos por el Cambio (JxC).
Ecuadorian authorities Friday announced the arrest of three people suspected of being involved in the July 23 murder of Manta Mayor Agustín Intriago and a young woman when gunmen opened fire at a municipal construction site.
The new Speaker of Peru's one-house Congress, first in line to succeed President Dina Booluarte in case of vacancy, has stepped under the spotlight following a barrage of allegations linking him to cases of corruption.
The Falkland Islands delegation for this year’s Prado agricultural trade show in Uruguay show are all set to attend.
Following talks in Moscow involving local, Venezuelan, and Bolivian military chiefs this week, the first Russian nuclear reactor vessel has arrived in La Paz, it was reported. The Aug. 16 gathering took place after Bolivia signed a “preventive and corrective maintenance” agreement with Iran for the use of drones in border control activities.
Uruguayan authorities Friday announced that the sanitary emergency decreed on Feb. 15 would be lifted for 60 days. Hence, the traditional Expo Prado fair starting in Montevideo on Sept. 8 will feature a poultry show, it was reported.
Argentine Economy Minister and presidential hopeful Sergio Massa Friday announced an agreement with most leading supermarket chains and wholesalers for 90 days, during which prices will remain frozen in principle for some 52,300 mass consumption products and increases will be capped at 5% per month, it was reported in Buenos Aires.