France's government has banned all flights to/from Brazil effective following the increase of covid-19 cases of the Manaus strain detected in the European nation.
Argentina's 2020/2021 Antarctic campaign successfully finished last week after the arrival of the Argentine Navy icebreaker “Almirante Irízar” at the port of Buenos Aires without registering any positive case of Covid-19 among its 392 crew members, military and scientists.
Argentine Chief of Cabinet, Santiago Cafiero and Health Minister Carla Vizzotti Monday met online with a committee of experts to assess the country's current covid situation. The recommendation was, as expected, harsher restrictions.
Ultra-leftist candidate Pedro Castillo of the Peru Libre party and perennial conservative contender Keiko Fujimori looked poised to advance to the runoff after Peru's National Office of Electoral Processes (ONPE) had counted 93.479% of the votes.
Chile's monthly report issued by the Central Bank Monday forecast inflation to close 2021 with a cumulative 3.2%, with no significant changes in sight for 2022 and 2023.
UN Secretary-General António Guterres Monday agreed with several world leaders on the convenience to tax the wealthiest, so that States have more resources to support the vulnerable population which has been severely affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
As the results of Sunday's departmental elections in Bolivia were becoming known Monday, former President Evo Morales' Movimiento al Socialismo (MAS) recorded one defeat after another.
Justice Rosa Weber of Brazil's Supreme Federal Court (STF), Monday issued a provisional preemptive injunction against parts of decrees from President Jair Bolsonaro which enabled or facilitated the acquisition and use of firearms by regular people.