Human rights organizations in Argentina Sunday expressed their rejection of Libertarian Congresswoman and Vice-Presidential candidate Victoria Villarruel offering a “tribute” on Monday to the victims of terrorism in the 1970s at the Buenos Aires City Legislature.
Peru's Government extended for another 60 days starting Monday the State of Emergency decreed around the erupting Ubinas volcano in the Moquegua region, some 1,250 km south of Lima, it was published Sunday in El Peruano (Official Gazette).
Health authorities in the Argentine province of Chubut have expressed their concern about an increase in the number of cases of syphilis. The provincial Health Ministry is working on different strategies and policies aimed at promoting the prevention of this disease and other Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs), according to local media in Rawson.
Argentina's National Meteorological Service (SMN) issued a report stating that the El Niño phenomenon had arrived in the country after water temperatures in the Pacific Ocean remained above those considered normal, thus triggering an atmospheric response to the warming.
Argentine Foreign Minister Santiago Cafiero signed an agreement in Seoul with steel company Posco, whereby the South Korean company will invest US$ 1.7 billion for the production of lithium carbonate in the provinces of Salta and Catamarca.
Brazilian authorities have rescued 225 people who were working in slavery-like conditions in the Amazonian state of Pará, it was reported Saturday. In 2023, a total of 2,575 said workers have been saved through various law enforcement operations, which represents a 31% increase from 2021.
Boris Johnson’s deal made no provision for exports from the UK overseas territories
By Teslyn Barkman (*) – In July, a joint communiqué signed in Brussels by 60 European Union and Latin American nations referred to the Falkland Islands as the “Islas Malvinas” despite last-minute attempts by UK foreign secretary James Cleverly to persuade them to drop the reference.
Uruguay announced the resumption of meat exports to Mexico after three years, with 22 slaughterhouses authorized to sell beef and sheep meat to that country for the next two years, it was reported in Montevideo.
Uruguayan Tourism Minister Tabaré Viera welcomed the return of budget carrier Sky Airlines to the country, connecting Montevideo's Carrasco International Airport with Santiago (Chile), Lima (Peru), Salvador, and Florianópolis (Brazil) with direct services, starting in 2024.