Uruguay's Navy has captured a Brazilian-flagged fishing vessel carrying some three tons of illegal catch, it was reported Friday in Montevideo.
Argentina's future government of President-elect Javier Milei intends to privatize the Paraná Paraguay Waterway and bidding documents have already been drafted, but collecting tolls would remain in place, it was reported Thursday in Buenos Aires. Future Infrastructure Minister Guillermo Ferraro is said to have been working on the issue for weeks.
Former President Mauricio Macri is collecting on his Propuesta Republicana (PRO) party contribution to have Javier Milei win last Sunday's runoff against Economy Minister Sergio Massa and two of the most prominent members of the next administration's cabinet will be from Macrist allegiance, it was reported Thursday in Buenos Aires.
Daniel Noboa, aged 35, was sworn in Thursday as Ecuador's new president during a ceremony at Quito's Legislative Palace. He will be at the helm of this country for 18 months to complete the term of office left unfinished by Guillermo Lasso, who activated the so-called crossed-death mechanism to avoid impeachment and called for snap elections.
Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva Thursday launched a commission to handle the matters stemming from Brazil's pro-tempore presidency of the G20 between Dec. 1 and Nov. 30, next year, Agencia Brasil reported.
Election blues in Britain, the general election must be held before the end of January 2025, but the prime minister can call it earlier. And in effect, the ruling Conservatives claimed this week they had delivered the biggest tax cuts in decades in a move to boost the UK's stagnant economy and lift incomes.
Reflecting the Netherlands' people's concern with immigration and European Union policies, an extreme populist leader, with his Freedom Party (PVV), has won the general election, with a clear difference over a left-wing alliance runner-up.
The show must continue, and despite all the theatrics, relations between the incoming government of Argentina's libertarian president Javier Milei and Brazil, (together with China), the leading trade partners, bilateral relations are less confrontational and more fluid than can be expected, so points out an analysis of the situation by O-Globo the leading media consortium from the state of Rio do Janeiro and with good political contacts in Itamaraty.
Argentina's President-elect Javier Milei held a telephone conversation Wednesday with British Foreign Secretary David Cameron, during which topics such as former Conservative Prime Ministers Winston Churchill and Margaret Thatcher, and the Rolling Stones were reviewed with not a word on the Falklands/Malvinas issue, it was reported.
Amid Argentina's transition of power, outgoing Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner reappeared Wednesday to meet with Victoria Villarruel, the running mate of President-elect Javier Milei, who will replace Kirchner on Dec. 10.