Law enforcement officers have completely cleared the streets of Canada's capital city of Ottawa after arresting nearly 200 protesters belonging to the so-called Freedom Convoy of truckers, which opposed Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's COVID-19 vaccination mandates and other sanitary restrictions.
Canadian law enforcement officers have arrested over 100 people in Ottawa who had gathered at the capital city amid the so-called Freedom Convoy to protest against Prime Minister Trudeau's COVID-19 vaccination policies.
Canadian lorry drivers honked their horns Friday as their caravan converged on the capital city of Ottawa for a major demonstration against Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's vaccination mandates to cross the Canada-US border.
Canada will continue its trade negotiations with Mercosur, the South American trading bloc that includes Brazil, despite demands to call a halt to the talks until more action is taken to protect the Amazon rainforest.
Argentina and the UK have agreed that the second commercial air link between the Falkland Islands and South America, with a stopover at Cordoba, Argentina, will begin operational next October in coincidence with the South Atlantic summer tourist season, according to Martin Dinatale, an Argentine journalist who specializes in diplomatic affairs.
A group of Latin American countries and Canada has urged the Venezuelan military to support opposition leader Juan Guaidó as interim president. In a statement, 11 of the 14 members of the Lima Group called for a change of power without the use of force and the urgent delivery of humanitarian aid.
Canada has not invited the United States or China to a high-level meeting on reforming the World Trade Organization (WTO). The country will host a small group of like-minded trade ministers in Ottawa in late October to discuss the global trade body. Officials say countries like the US and China will be included at a later date in the reforms discussion process.