The Government of Argentina Monday submitted a proposal for the average reduction of the Common External Tariffs during a virtual meeting of Southern Common Market (Mercosur)'s Foreign Ministers, it was announced.
Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency (Anvisa) Monday recommended against the import of the Russian-made Sputnik V vaccine to fight the covid-19 pandemic, citing lack of proper documents required for approval as well as other health risks the antidote may imply.
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen admitted this past weekend there was a growing interest in welcoming tourists from the United States.
The Argentine Province of Tierra del Fuego continues to be isolated from the mainland since this past weekend as lorries keep blocking the Chilean road linking it to the Province of Santa Cruz, leaving the only sea and air travel available.
Paraguayan President Mario Abdo Benítez Monday signed into law a bill to redirect social funds from the Itaipú and Yacyretá binational energy-producing entities towards the effort against the pandemic, it was announced.
A group of advisers to the Argentine President assessed the coronavirus situation Monday, after which further restrictive measures to be announced shortly appear inevitable.
Chilean authorities decided Monday not to reopen the borders throughout May to try to prevent the entry into the country of new strains of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, Health Undersecretary Paula Daza announced.