Ahead of his address to the United Nations Special Decolonization Committee, C24, this Thursday, demanding sovereignty talks with the United Kingdom over the Falkland Islands sovereignty, Argentine foreign minister Santiago Cafiero met on Wednesday with US Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.9 comments
Prince Charles of Wales and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, have landed in Kigali for their first-ever trip to Rwanda where they will attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), among other engagements.Add your comment!
A diplomatic row over fish has broken out between the UK and US in response to provocations from Russia. The feud could lead to an import ban on Patagonian toothfish, also known as Chilean sea bass, which US officials claim is being caught illegally near Antarctica, according to an information from Associated Press.2 comments
The cell phone belonging to the Iranian captain of the Venezuelan-flagged Boeing 747-300 seized by Argentine authorities at the Ezeiza international airport included pictures of a much younger Gholamreza Ghasemi being a fighting member of the Al Quds Revolutionary Guard, it was reported Wednesday in Buenos Aires.Add your comment!
Eleven serving officers of the Argentine Army have been suspended from duty pending inquiries into the death of Second Lieutenant Matías Chirino after an initiation party at the Artillery Group Nº 3 barracks in Paso de los Libres, in the province of Corrientes last weekend.Add your comment!
Brazil's opposition presidential candidate Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva has released his government plan, which includes international cooperation, new labor legislation, and differentiated taxation on the wealthiest.Add your comment!
Israel's Embassy in Montevideo Wednesday claimed that the Iranian crewmembers of the Venezuelan-flagged Boeing 747-300 seized by Argentine authorities in Buenos Aires were involved “in arms trafficking to Syria” and with the terrorist organization Hezbollah.Add your comment!
Argentina's Productive Development Minister Daniel Scioli has announced he would step in to curb speculative imports and stop those who take advantage of the existing dual exchange rate between the local peso and the US dollar.Add your comment!
Colombia's President-elect Gustavo Petro Wednesday announced he had contacted Venezuelan leader Nicolás Maduro to discuss the reopening of the border between the two countries once he takes office, which was part of the campaign promises of both runoff candidates. Rodolfo Hernández too had vowed to seek the re-establishment of diplomatic ties.Add your comment!
An Argentine household needs a monthly income of at least 100,000 Pesos equivalent to US$ 781 at the official rate, (128 Pesos to the dollar) or US$ 454 (free market, 220 Pesos to the dollar) to remain just above the poverty line, according to the latest estimate from the government's Stats Office, Indec.4 comments