The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the World Bank (WB) will grant Argentina additional financing of US$ 1,300 million, Economy Minister and presidential candidate Sergio Massa announced Tuesday from Washington DC.
Uruguay's trade union central, the PIT-CNT, carried out this Tuesday a partial four-hour strike with a mobilization, in which it again called for a law to reduce the working day from 48 to 40 hours a week.
Private studies released Tuesday in Buenos Aires showed a 16.1% drop in mass consumption in the first week of August, which further aggravated July's 15.8%, the Buenos Aires daily La Prensa reported.
Europol has supported the Spanish Civil Guard (Guardia Civil) in dismantling a criminal organization smuggling large quantities of cocaine from South America to the European Union via the Canary Islands. The operation also involved law enforcement authorities from Croatia, Italy and Serbia. The investigation identified a significant threat; criminal organizations' increasing ability to collaborate closely and deploy members to different locations for longer periods to enable large-scale drug trafficking. The international cooperation of law enforcement authorities across the EU was therefore crucial for intercepting the suspects and halting their criminal activities.
Prior to this Nominations announcement, for the September 21 by election, the Penguin News did with a few interviews, a sample picture of Falkland Islands rural voters demands and concerns, among which, Stanley support for Camp, drought, improved communications and more engagement from representatives at the Legislative Assembly. PN also asked them if Camp voters felt happy for Stanley residents to represent them.
The Falkland Islands Government is reminding the public of the specific protocols that are in place when nominating someone for a medal or honor.
Several dozens were arrested Tuesday in Argentina for looting in the provinces of Córdoba and Mendoza, it was reported. There were other incidents in the Greater Buenos Aires area and also in the country's capital.
Unemployment in Uruguay fell yet again last month to stand at 7.8%, according to a report released Tuesday in Montevideo by the National Statistics Institute (INE). Thus, the drop from June's figures was 0.4% for a total of some 144,400 jobless people in the South American country from 152,500 the month before.
Argentine authorities are investigating whether the death of around 40 sea lions inside the port terminal of Necochea / Quequén was due to an outbreak of avian flu, it was reported Tuesday. A colony of about 400 sea lions is usually to be found there.
Argentine President Alberto Fernández called off his trip to Johannesburg after learning that his country would not be -at least for now- joining the BRICS (a trade bloc made up of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) during the ongoing XV Summit, it was reported in Buenos Aires.