Brazilian Vice President Geraldo Alckmin met Friday with the European Commission's Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager to discuss the South American country's relations beyond the Mercosur deal, Agencia Brasil reported.Add your comment!
Presidents Luis Arce Catacora of Bolivia and Vladimir Putin of Russia held a telephone conversation Friday during which they discussed various items of mutual interest such as energy, trade, education, and technology.4 comments
Foreign Ministers Francisco Bustillo of Uruguay and Santiago Cafiero of Argentina Friday agreed to broker a bilateral presidential summit between Alberto Fernández and Luis Lacalle Pou in April, during which a joint declaration is expected to be reached regarding recent agreements between the top diplomats.Add your comment!
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), Covid-19 might soon be similar to seasonal flu in terms of the threat it means to human life, it was announced as the global agency hopes to further reduce its maximum alert level this year.Add your comment!
Israel's Embassy in Buenos Aires Friday held a ceremony marking the 31st anniversary of its old headquarters being destroyed in a bomb attack allegedly sanctioned by Hezbollah.Add your comment!
A group of current and former Latin American Presidents plus two former Spanish Prime Ministers Friday announced in Santiago, Chile, the creation of the so-called Liberty and Democracy Group, which should become a space for reflection, coordination, dialogue, and action to strengthen freedom and democracy in the region.Add your comment!
The International Criminal Court (ICC), based in The Hague, Netherlands, issued an arrest warrant against Russian President Vladimir Putin for the deportation of children in areas of Ukraine occupied by Russia, which he denounced as a “senseless decision.”Add your comment!
Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva Thursday told his Paraguayan colleague Mario Abdo Benítez about his intentions to reorganize Unasur and reinforce Mercosur's unity. Lula and Abdo met at the Itaipu hydroelectric power plant in Foz do Iguazú.Add your comment!
Ecuador expects to overcome the diplomatic crisis with Argentina soon after both nations withdrew their ambassadors amid questioning from Quito regarding the escape of a former minister convicted of corruption who was taking refuge in Argentina's diplomatic residence in Ecuador.Add your comment!
Sarah Stannard, Director of Education of the Falkland Islands, told Paula Ojeda of Montevideo's El Observador how the 1982 War is taught to schoolchildren in the South Atlantic British overseas territories where fighting took place. The story was published this week.Add your comment!