Mon, 04 Mar 2024 09:23:00 GMT
Argentina and Brazil blocking Mercosur's progress, Uruguayan president says
President Luis Lacalle Pou told his country's Parliament Saturday that Uruguay needed to open up to the world. In his last year-opening speech as head of state before Congress, he also singled out Argentina and Brazil for "bloc...

Sat, 02 Mar 2024 10:57:00 GMT
Milei launches “May Pact” offer to governors in exchange for financial aid
Argentine President Javier Milei Friday announced he was summoning the governors of the 23 provinces plus the mayor of the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires as well as former heads of state and other political leaders to sign on ...

Sat, 02 Mar 2024 10:28:00 GMT
First case of autochthonous dengue reported in Uruguay
Uruguay's Health Ministry confirmed Friday the first case of autochthonous dengue in the country. There are currently 32 confirmed cases of imported infections, according to Montevideo outlets. The last autochthonous case in Ur...

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 10:06:00 GMT
Interannual figures highlight contrasting realities in Brazil and Argentina
Reports released Thursday showed contrasting realities between South America's two largest countries. While consumption grew 1.2% interannually in January, according to the Brazilian Association of Supermarkets (Abras), the sit...

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 09:43:00 GMT
Argentine Navy: No more beards allowed
Argentina's Navy issued an internal regulation whereby all active members must refrain from donning a beard effective April 1, it was reported in Buenos Aires. The measure dated Feb. 27 is signed by Rear Admiral Juan Carlos Rom...

Thu, 29 Feb 2024 13:32:00 GMT
President Milei anticipates decree-based economic reforms, stating Parliament's obstacles
Argentina's President Javier Milei, ahead of his first appearance before the Congress of the Nation for the opening of ordinary sessions, has signaled a proactive approach to economic reform. In an interview with the Financial ...

Thu, 29 Feb 2024 11:23:00 GMT
Air industry workers' strike leaves thousands stranded in Argentina
Thousands of air travelers were stranded Wednesday as workers of the Argentine airline industry went on strike for 24 hours in rejection of a 12% wage increase that in no way matches the country's rampant inflation.

Thu, 29 Feb 2024 11:12:00 GMT
Argentina's Economy Minister meets with Georgieva in Brazil
Argentina's Luis 'Toto' Caputo and International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva met Wednesday in Sao Paulo on the sides of the two-day G20 summit of Economy Ministers. The gathering took place less t...

Thu, 29 Feb 2024 11:05:00 GMT
Ailing Pope critical of free market policies
The Buenos Aires-born Pope Francis was hospitalized Wednesday for a medical check-up after which he was discharged with a flu-like state as concerns over the 87-year-old Pontiff's health mounted after he asked an assistant to d...

Wed, 28 Feb 2024 23:28:00 GMT
Argentina adapts strategy on Falklands/Malvinas sovereignty claim: “There is no discussion”
Argentina's strategy on its sovereignty claim over the Falkland/Malvinas Islands “has changed,” Chancellor Diana Mondino said after meeting with British Foreign Secretary David Cameron.