The Commissioner for South Georgia & the South Sandwich Islands (SGSSI) has announced plans to extend the spatial extent of No Take Zones in the SGSSI Marine Protected Area (MPA), increasing their area from 283,000km2 to 449,000km2.Add your comment!
Former President of Uruguay (1985-1990; 1995-2000) and leader of the Colorado Party, Julio María Sanguinetti, has announced his departure from the role of Secretary General of the faction. Sanguinetti, 88, conveyed his decision virtually during a session chaired by former Undersecretary of Foreign Affairs Carolina Ache on Monday.Add your comment!
An Argentine Prosecutor Monday requested that former President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (CFK) be sentenced to 12 years in jail for her alleged involvement in a corruption case going through its appeal phase. CFK has already been sentenced to six years in Dece. 2022 in addition to her lifelong political disenfranchisement. Since leaving office as Vice President on Dec. 10, CFK has no legal immunity.1 comment
US Ambassador to the United Nations (UN) Linda Thomas-Greenfield insisted Monday that her country supported Guyana's stance in the dispute over the oil-rich Essequibo region with Venezuela but denied that the President Joseph Biden administration was eyeing any military settlement in the region.9 comments
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Group concluded after its XII Annual Consultation meeting with Governors of IDB Caribbean members on Feb. 23 and 24 in Georgetown that the Caribbean might be small in size but is nonetheless a big player in many crucial areas, it was reported from the Guyanese capital.Add your comment!
Brazil's Federal Police (PF) will include former President Jair Messias Bolsonaro's speech on Sunday in Sao Paulo into the probe regarding the Jan. 8, 2023, uprising believed to have been an attempted coup d'état, Agencia Brasil reported Monday citing sources linked to the investigation.1 comment
Argentine authorities approved in a resolution published Monday in the Official Gazette that companies such as Amazon Kuiper, OneWeb, and Elon Musk's Starlink may start providing satellite internet connectivity to local users, it was reported in Buenos Aires. The service will become available in the second quarter of 2024.Add your comment!
Hungary's nod Monday after more than 18 months cleared the way for Sweden to become the 32nd member of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), thus tipping Europe's military balance in response to Russia's war in Ukraine. Sweden’s accession to NATO is now expected to be a formality, with a ceremony later this week.Add your comment!
Hundreds of thousands of people clad in Brazilian national team jerseys waving flags of the South American country and also of Israel gathered Sunday at Sao Paulo's Paulista Avenue to support former President Jair Messias Bolsonaro, who has been disenfranchised until 2030 and whose passport has been seized by the Supreme Federal Court (STF), thus banning him from traveling abroad except to neighboring nations where his ID card would be a valid document.14 comments
In the vibrant tapestry of South American societies, bi-cultural marriages have become increasingly common, weaving together diverse traditions, languages, and perspectives. Among these, marriages between South American nationals and Ukrainian women stand out as a fascinating example of cross-cultural union, highlighting the challenges and enrichments such relationships bring to the forefront.Add your comment!