Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency (Anvisa) has given the green light to clinical trials on volunteers of a potential anti-Covid-19 vaccine produced by the Chinese laboratory Sichuan Clover Biopharmaceuticals, it was announced.Add your comment!
With no South American country among the top 12, the Non-Government Organization Reporters Without Borders (RSF - the acronym for Reporters sans frontières) Monday lowered Brazil's freedom of the press rankings to 111th, thus placing it within the red zone.Add your comment!
The Chilean Chemical and Mining Society (SQM), one of the world's largest lithium producers, will supply lithium hydroxide to the British firm Johnson Matthey, at least until 2028, according to a new contract signed on Monday, it was announced.Add your comment!
Argentina's Supreme Court Monday ruled that the issue concerning the City of Buenos Aires' objection to the presidential decree banning on-site schooling until April 30 falls under its very own original jurisdiction as per Article 117 of the Constitution, thus rendering void all previous resolutions by any lower tribunal into that matter.Add your comment!
Travellers arriving by aeroplane in Panama having stayed in South America for 15 days or more will have to follow the new anti-covid-19 protocols in force since Monday, health and immigration authorities announced.Add your comment!
Former US Vice President Walter Mondale (1977-1981) has died in Minneapolis, at the age of 93, his family confirmed. No cause was given.Add your comment!
Peru's Health Ministry has recorded 433 covid-19 related deaths, bringing the total toll to 57,230 in 13 months, it was announced Monday. Also, 7,131 new infections were detected Sunday, bringing the total to 1,704,757. The steep increase comes days after the country's general elections.Add your comment!
Brazil's Economic Activity Index (IBC-Br), released by the Central Bank and believed to be an omen of the country's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) rose 1.70% in February 2021, against January's figures, it was announced Monday.Add your comment!
Top-notch presidential advisors in Uruguay in matters concerning the coronavirus pandemic are considering the feasibility of a “vaccine passport” like the one used in Israel, it was reported Sunday.Add your comment!
Argentine beef industry sources quoted by local media Sunday announced the administration of President Alberto Fernández was not planning to ban beef exports or set up quotas, after announcing last week a series of measures to detect under-invoicing.Add your comment!