Argentina's Ambassador to Mercosur Mariano Kestelboim Sunday said he favoured “a new common external tariff that promotes productive development.”
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro Sunday thanked his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin for the release of Robson Oliveira, the driver of former Spartak Moscow footballer Fernando Martins, who was arrested upon arrival for carrying a banned substance.
In a joint statement, the provincial governments of Neuquén and Río Negro in Argentine Patagonia Sunday announced all social gatherings are no longer allowed as of this Monday and until May 21 to fight covid-19 in areas labelled as of high epidemiological risk.
Former Brazilian President Michel Temer has outscored the importance of his country's connections with China, which is their main export destination.
The presidential debate between both runoff candidates, one of whom will become Peru's new president on June 6, took place Saturday in the North Andean city of Chota.
The Association of Metallurgical Industries of the Argentine Republic (Adimra) Sunday reported nationwide output had grown 24.9% in March of 2021, making it the seventh straight month in the upward direction.
Foreign tourism in Chile registered a 92.6% drop year-to-year in the first quarter of 2021, according to a study published Sunday bu the journal Barómetro del Turismo (Tourism Barometer), released by the government's Tourism Undersecretariat and the National Tourism Service (Sernatur).