Tierra del Fuego National Senator Matías Rodríguez was found dead in his home in Ushuaia on Wednesday under circumstances that have yet to be determined but suggest a suicide, it was reported.
Argentine health authorities Tuesday approved a booster Covid-19 vaccine fully developed in the South American country, it was announced Wednesday in Buenos Aires. The ARVAC Cecilia Grierson drug is said to be effective against the latest versions of the disease for patients over 18 years of age.
The blue (a euphemism for black market) dollar plunged on Wednesday, closing at AR$ 885/905 (buy/sell), down from AR$ 985 the previous day, after the extension of the swap with China was announced and raids on illegal exchange parlors known as cuevas (caves) intensified, leading to new arrests, it was reported in Buenos Aires.
A Brazilian Joint Parliamentary Commission of Inquiry (CPMI) investigating the Jan. 8 riots in Brasilia approved Wednesday, with 20 votes in favor and one abstention, a motion by case rapporteur Senator Eliziane Gama (PSD-MA) to indict former President Jair Bolsonaro and 60 other people, including five former ministers and eight generals, for attempting a coup d'état during the invasion of the headquarters of the three branches of government, Agencia Brasil reported.
The United Nations (UN) Security Council Wednesday rejected by 12 votes to one and two abstentions Brazil's proposal of humanitarian pauses in the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinian extremist group Hamas, which controls the Gaza Strip, Agencia Brasil reported.
The war between Israel and the terrorist group Hamas may have repercussions on global grain prices and could also increase fertilizer prices, as indicated by analyses from Hedgepoint Global Markets and Itaú BBA, reports Globo Rural.
The Falkland Islands Government has announced the appointment of Pat Clunie as the new Financial Secretary and will take up this post in January 2024.
The Falkland Islands Government has announced the appointment of John Woollacott as the new Director of Health and Social Services, who took up the position on Thursday 12 October 2023.
A 65-year-old Argentine woman known by the initials A.C., who claimed to have performed intelligence duties during the 1982 South Atlantic conflict against the United Kingdom, has been granted war veteran status after a legal process that lasted several years because navy records showed she was assigned other duties, Mar del Plata's La Capital reported this week.
The Brazilian Navy (MB) officially started its Operation Antarctica (OPERANTAR) 2023 last Sunday with the departure of the Oceanographic Support Vessel “Ary Rongel” and the Polar Vessel “Almirante Maximiano”, it was reported. The units will support the Brazilian Antarctic Program (PROANTAR) before returning to the Ilha das Cobras naval base in Rio de Janeiro in April 2024, it was also explained.