Argentine Foreign Minister Felipe Solá Wednesday discussed with Cuba's Ambassador to Buenos Aires the possibility of developing locally a Cuban-created vaccine against covid-19, it was announced.
Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou Wednesday announced a gradual return to on-site schooling for a third of nationwide students as of next Monday.
Israel's concurrent Ambassador to Paraguay (and Uruguay) Yoed Magen Wednesday announced the South American country was considering the opening of a commercial office in Jerusalem, after meeting in Asunción with President Mario Abdo Benítez.
Brazil's Federal Supreme Court (STF) Justice Marco Aurélio Mello Wednesday acquiesced to an appeal from the northeastern State of Maranhão and order the administration of President Jair Bolsonaro to carry out a national census.
The non-government organization Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has denounced the killing of Spanish journalists David Beriáin and Roberto Fraile together with Rory Young, a Zambian-born Irish conservationist. The journalists were on an anti-poaching mission in Burkina Faso.
Chilean plans to close half of the country's coal-fired electricity generating plants by 2025, Energy Minister Juan Carlos Jobet assured Wednesday during a ceremony in which the generating company Engie vowed to either close or convert six of the oldest plants by 2024, with a capacity of 800 megawatts (MW).
Apollo 11 Mission “odd-man-out” Michael Collins died Wednesday of cancer at the age of 90, his family announced.
Chile's Constitutional Court (TC) rejected on Tuesday a request by the government of Sebastián Piñera seeking to disapprove of a constitutional reform that Congress passed into law for a third withdrawal of 10 per cent of the pension funds.
Amnesty International's office in Chile Tuesday “repudiated” the wave of arrests and deportations of migrants after the enactment of the new immigration law promoted by the administration of President Sebastián Piñera, it was announced.
Argentina is cancelling all exports of oxygen to cope with growing domestic demand, Productive Development Minister Matías Kulfas announced Tuesday.