Bolivia's Plurinational Constitutional Court (TCP) Friday ruled that indefinite reelection is not a human right and therefore former President Evo Morales was banned from running for office in 2025. Under the TCP's new consideration, such a right can now be legally restricted, which reverses a criterion approved by this same court in 2017.
The Argentine Government of President Javier Milei this week sent a note announcing that the South American country would not be joining the BRICS group on Jan. 1 as agreed upon with the previous administration of Alberto Fernández.
Paraguayan health authorities have issued an alert amid an increase in the number of Covid-19 and influenza cases that are pushing the national sanitary network to its limits, it was reported in Asunción.
Retired Argentine Navy pilot Owen Crippa launched this week a fundraiser to bring back from the United States the Italian-built Aermacchi MB-339 with which he attacked the HMS Argonaut on May 21, 1982, during a reconnaissance mission amid the South Atlantic war over the Falkland Islands. He reportedly needs US$ 50,000.
After mistakenly claiming that Argentina had expelled some 20,000 Colombian university students, President Gustavo Petro upped the ante and decreed that such studies would henceforth be free in his country.
Argentina's Human Capital Ministry on Friday ordered the suppression of 4,588 social assistance plans whose beneficiaries were found to have incurred expenses incompatible with such assistance, it was reported in Buenos Aires.
Uruguayan Police Director José Manuel Azambuya said Friday that the growth in violence recorded recently in the South American country was of regional proportions. We have seen that violence has been growing, not only in our country but it is regional, Azambuya maintained during a press conference in Montevideo.
Colombian President Gustavo Petro Friday announced on social media that his government would assist some 20,000 nationals from his country who might be affected by Argentine President Javier Milei's proposed austerity measures regarding spending cuts including an end to tuition-free studies for non-resident foreigners.
Argentina's Supreme Court (CSJN) Friday agreed to review the constitutionality of President Javier Milei's recent emergency decree (DNU) deregulating most of the country's economy but announced it will not happen until after the Jan. 2024 Judiciary recess
The United Kingdom said Venezuelan President Nicolàs Maduro's decision to up his country's military readiness over the Essequibo dispute with Guyana was unjustified. The Bolivarian forces deployed over 5,000 troops in response to the arrival in the area of the Royal Navy's HMS Trent.