The Parliamentary Investigative Commission (CPI) probing President Jair Bolsonaro's handling of the coronavirus pandemic convened Thursday for the first time as Brazil surpassed the 400,000-casualty barrier.
Chilean and human rights organizations together with former Spanish judge Baltasar Garzón filed an accusation Thursday before the International Criminal Court (ICC) against President Sebastián Piñera for his alleged involvement in crimes against humanity during the 2019 protests, it was reported.
Peruvian presidential hopeful Pedro Castillo was hospitalized Thursday with a respiratory decompensation, his party Peru Libre announced.
The Russian manufacturers of the Sputnik V vaccine have filed a libel lawsuit in Brazil against the country's National Health Surveillance Agency (Anvisa) for “intentionally spreading false and inaccurate information” about the covid-19 inoculator after prohibiting its import, citing lack of data, the immunizer's Twitter account (@sputnikvaccine) reported.
Brazilian airline Gol Thursday reported losses of US $ 473 million for the first quarter of 2021 due to the travel restrictions effective worldwide as a consequence of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Despite all pandemic-related setbacks, Ford's carmaking plant in Pacheco, 30 kilometres northwest of the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires (CABA) in Argentina, has increased its output of the Ranger model, for which 256 new personnel has been hired, it was reported.
Paraguay has exported US $ 426,223 worth of meat, plastic and aluminium to new markets in the region and Europe in the first quarter of 2021, it was reported Thursday.