Colombian authorities have taken up disciplinary actions against 65 police officers for acts of brutality allegedly committed while repressing demonstrations against the national government's tax reform bill and which eventually escalated as human rights and other demands were added.
Brazil's Health Ministry Tuesday announced that vaccination of pregnant women and mothers in Brazil against Covid-19 will be restricted only to patients with comorbidities (pre-existing diseases) and they would only be given CoronaVac or Pfizer vaccines, following a death which might be linked to the AstraZeneca immunizer.
Argentina's President Alberto Fernández Tuesday said in Madrid after separate meetings with King Felipe VI and Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez that “we are going to consolidate a strategic agreement and we can relaunch it with your visit and deepen it as much as necessary.”
The Argentine Ministers of Health and Labor, Carla Vizzoti and Claudio Moroni respectively, Tuesday passed a joint resolution whereby employers may now require workers who have received at least one dose of any coronavirus vaccine to return to on-site work regardless of their age and/or additional risk conditions.
Israel's Ambassador to Buenos Aires Galit Ronen voiced her disagreement regarding an Argentine Foreign Ministry statement criticizing Tel Aviv's “excessive use of force” in retaliating against rockets fired from the Gaza strip but never mentioning the involvement of the Hamas group.
Queen Elizabeth II Tuesday made her first public appearance as British head of state after the death of her husband of 73 years, the Duke of Edinburgh.