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.
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.
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.
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.
After Special Envoy Juan Gonzales rounded up his South American tour last week, the administration of US President Joseph Biden concluded the world needed more places like Uruguay, it was reported by White House sources.
Buenos Aires Mayor Horacio Rodríguez Larreta appeared at around 10.30 pm Sunday on TV to announce the Autonomous City was not going to adhere to President Alberto Fernández's decree from last week banning on-site schooling and that classes were to take place as usual on Monday.
Travel between Australia and New Zealand is once again quarantine-free as of this Monday, after measures in both countries against the spread of the coronavirus pandemic yielded results that made this achievement possible.
The over 13 million TV viewers watching Prince Philip's funeral were surprised to see some sort of reconciliation between Prince William and Prince Harry, two brothers who have distanced themselves from one another.