The South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) Monday decided that this year's Copa America, originally scheduled to be cohosted by Argentina and Colombia in 2020, will be staged in Brazil.
While socialist candidate Pedro Castillo of the Peru Libre party insisted he would renegotiate the contracts of large companies that are taking away the country's mining wealth, the conservative Keiko Fujimori of Fuerza Popular accused him of trying to impose a government that will not respect private initiative.
As tensions between the Government of President Alberto Fernández and rural producers seem to be focused on the 30-day ban on meat exports, the Argentine Rural Confederations (CRA) issued a statement this weekend headed Does the milk producer not matter?
Argentina is modifying some regulations regarding squid fisheries. According to Resolution 7 from the Federal Fisheries Council, all jiggers and trawlers involved in squid operations must have at least 20% of their catches processed on land.
The South American Football Confederation Sunday announced the Copa America tournament was not going to be played in Argentina. The tournament due to begin June 13 was to be co-hosted by Colombia and Argentina.
The Chilean Society of Infectology (Sochinf) reported Sunday in a statement that one case of mucormycosis, commonly known as black fungus, had been detected.
The World Trade Organization (WTO) has invited the Inter-Regional CARICOM–MERCOSUR Trade Council (CCICaMe) to take part in the 2021 Public Forum “Trade after covid-19: Building Resilience,” to be held at its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, it was announced.
Mexico has targeted leading international fashion brands Zara, Anthropologie, and Patowl claiming they have taken advantage of the indigenous textile heritage of the country. In effect according to official complaints, these designers used patterns from indigenous Mexican groups in their designs without any benefit to the communities.
Thousands took to the streets on Sunday in Bogotá to demand an end to protests and roadblocks and to express support for security forces. The demonstrators dressed in white and waving Colombian flags seem to be the response to almost a month of rioting and clashes bloody clashes between protestors and the forces.
The Global Clean Energy Summit is to be held for the first time in Latin America and it is due to span from Monday, May 31, through Friday, June 4 in Santiago, Chile, albeit in a virtual format.