Health authorities in Argentina have reported that the number of fatalities due to COVID-19 has tripled in Buenos Aires, while total infections have almost doubled in a week as temperatures take a downward turn.
Argentine media is reporting that Buenos Aires informed the UK is not willing to renew the 2019 political agreement which enabled the establishment of a second air link between the Falkland Islands and the continent (Brazil), but is prepared to discuss a new air link under different conditions.
Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou last week took an Aerolíneas Argentinas flight and made a day trip to Buenos Aires Wednesday for strictly family and private reasons, it was reported.
Argentina's National Civil Aviation Authority (ANAC) announced earlier this week that it was allowing flights to and from Colombia could operate at Buenos Aires' metropolitan Aeroparque Jorge Newbery airport (AEP / SABE).
Argentine opposition Deputy Waldo Wolff of the Macrist Juntos por el Cambio (JxC - Together for Change) Monday announced he would be filing a lawsuit against the City Council of Morón, a district in the western outskirt of Buenos Aires, after a series of leaflets advising on the cautious use of drugs sparked nationwide controversy.
General Laura Richardson, chief of the US Southern Command is to be welcomed Tuesday in Buenos Aires by Defense Minister Jorge Taiana to discuss bilateral issues regarding mutual cooperation.
Argentine rural producers are planning to stage a tractor convoy parade Saturday onto Buenos Aires' Plaza de Mayo in front of Casa Rosada to protest against several measures by the administration of President Alberto Fernández which have seriously affected them.
Argentine port workers will stage a 24-hour strike Thursday to demand certainties from the national government regarding the official port policy. The measure will affect operations at Buenos Aires and other terminals, it was announced.
By Haley Zaremba, Oilprice.com – A fuel shortage is causing political turmoil and social unrest in Argentina, and could even result in a food shortage as the South American nation’s grain transporters call or a strike in the face of sky-high fuel prices during the harvest season for soy and corn.
Former Uruguayan President José Pepe Mujica, who was in Buenos Aires during the weekend to join Alberto Fernández for the ceremonies marking the 40th anniversary of the 1982 armed conflict with the United Kingdom, insisted “the Malvinas claim reminds us that there is still colonialism in the world.”