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.
The Argentine Navy's icebreaker ARA Almirante Irízar set sail from Buenos Aires this week to do her part in the 2023/2024 Antarctic Summer Campaign after a ceremony presided over by Defense Minister Luis Petri.
Chile's Government Friday announced it was extending the agricultural emergency stemming from a water deficit due to poor rains, it was reported in Santiago. With this measure, authorities may keep up the aid to producers from Atacama to Magallanes until Sept. 30, 2024.
The Commander of the British Forces South Atlantic Islands stationed at Mount Pleasant Complex in the Falkland Islands, Brigadier Dan Duff has done the round of the troops under his command as part of the Christmas message.
Scientists, including from British Antarctic Survey, have used octopus DNA to discover that the West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS) likely collapsed during the Last Interglacial period around 120,000 years ago – when the global temperatures were similar to today.
Foreign Office minister for the Americas, Caribbean, and Overseas Territories David Rutley has been to the Falkland Islands again this week, the second visit in a month, and in the meantime this did not prevent him from on December 10, to represent the British government in Buenos Aires for the taking office ceremony of Argentine extreme liberal president, Javier Milei.