Sat, 19 Jan 2019 09:22:00 GMT
Extreme wet January displaces thousands and floods farmland in Mercosur member countries
Intense rainfall in northeast Argentina and neighbouring areas in Mercosur members has caused devastating floods, amplifying the economic burdens of Argentina's recession. Over 5,000 people have evacuated the region, and millio...

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 18:06:00 GMT
Uruguay: “Deep concern” about detention of the Venezuelan Parliament president
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed on Monday, through a statement, its “deep concern” regarding the “serious institutional crisis” and the “acts of intimidation” that led to the arrest and subsequent release ...

Sat, 12 Jan 2019 11:12:00 GMT
Venezuela in conflict of powers: Maduro took office, but Guaidó shows as president while Venezuelans protest
It seemed sure that, starting January 10, Venezuela would experience high uncertainty. Nicolás Maduro swore in the presidency for the 2019-2015 government period in front of the Supreme Court of Justice (TSJ), when the constit...

Thu, 10 Jan 2019 10:03:00 GMT
Claims of Uruguayan ruling coalition involvement in money laundering with Chavista regimes
Uruguay and Bolivia will be the only South American countries attending this Thursday the inauguration of Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro for a second five year mandate. A regime which has become an increasingly international pariah...

Tue, 08 Jan 2019 09:15:00 GMT
Magellanic penguins: among the most faithful couples in animal kingdom
Mark Waghorn, writing for The London Economic, and based on a paper on Magellanic penguins published in the January edition of Current Biology, gives us access to some fascinating facts about this breed which is most common alo...