Uruguay's Foreign Ministry Monday submitted a formal request to the Argentine government to hold a meeting to discuss the flexibility of Mercosur, it was reported.
Venezuela's Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino Monday reported eight soldiers had died fighting a group of “terrorists” on the Colombian border. But after three weeks of clashes and 17 deaths, “the region is returning to normal.”
Chile's Congress Monday passed a bill granting economic assistance to people in need and whose situation has worsened over the past few months due to the covid-19 crisis.
Russia's President Vladimir Putin Monday held a phone conversation with his Argentine colleague Alberto Fernández, whom he invited over to Moscow for talks to advance cooperation issues.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson Monday acknowledged he entertained the idea of the potential use of Covid-19 certificates to access sporting and cultural events. But people are not going to be asked to show the certificate to go to the shops or to enter the pub's garden, said Johnson, who faces a rebellion of more than 70 voiceful MPs against the so-called Covid passport.
Pending governmental approval, US giant ViacomCBS is expanding its Latin American investment scheme by buying over the Santiago-based Chilevisión TV station, which was announced Monday.
Paraguay's Health Ministry Monday announced it would launch an international public tender in search of sourcing from foreign suppliers of medicines and equipment for the fight against Sars-CoV-2.