South America

South America

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 09:57:00 GMT
Peru: fractured cabinet, lame duck PM or a patient wolf in waiting?
Peruvian president Pedro Castillo seems to have weathered two political storms involving his Economy and Justice ministers, Pedro Francke, and Anibal Torres acknowledged as outstanding figures in the country, but who refused to...

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 08:48:00 GMT
Stabbing incident causes temporary shutdown of Pentagon - two dead
The United States' Ministry of Defense building known as the Pentagon was shut down temporarily Tuesday following a violent incident at a nearby metrobus station which has left at least one police officer and one perpetrator de...

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 08:27:00 GMT
EU sanctions more Nicaraguan leaders including First Lady and vice-president
The 27 countries of the European Union imposed new sanctions against eight Nicaraguan leaders responsible for the deterioration of democracy in the country's institutions and for repression against the opposition. The list incl...

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 08:17:00 GMT
Decadence of Uruguay's fishing industry: from a catch of 147,000 tons to a mere 50,000 tons
The decadence and complicated situation of Uruguay's industrial fishing sector was exposed by Senator Gustavo Penad├ęs in the Upper House as well as the need for urgent public support to help the country take advantage of the m...

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 07:58:00 GMT
Wuhan braces for new restrictive COVID-19 measures, all citizens to be tested
Wuhan, the Chinese city where the whole coronavirus pandemic kicked off in late 2019, is back under the spotlight following the decision of local health authorities to test the entire population in the aftermath of a new outbre...