Dozens of Colombian fans gathered Tuesday in front of the headquarters of the Colombian Football Federation to demand that the Copa America is not held in the conflict-ridden country, where over 40 deaths have been recorded over the last three weeks.
Argentine President Alberto Fernández Tuesday insisted his country is capable of hosting singlehandedly the Copa America football competition despite 35,543 new cases of Covid-19 and 745 deaths in one day for a record total of 71,771 casualties since the beginning of the pandemic.
Congresswoman Norma J. Torres (CA-35), the sole Central American serving in Congress and Co-Chair of the Central Americans Caucus, today praised a list prepared and released at her request by the U.S. State Department identifying corrupt officials in the Central American countries of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras.
Argentine President Alberto Fernández Tuesday said the “problem” of human rights in Venezuela “disappearing” and insisted there was no need for blockades when the way to solve these issues is through dialogue.
Uruguay's President Luis Lacalle Pou Tuesday admitted his government is evaluating the implementation of a “green passport” for admission into public shows.
The Rafaela Alimentos meat processing plant in Casilda in the province of Santa Fe Tuesday closed down temporarily in response to the ban on exports decreed by the Argentine Government of President Alberto Fernández. The company employs 650 workers.
The Darwin Arch, a natural rock in the Ecuadorean Province of Galapagos, has collapsed due to “natural erosion,” the Ministry of the Environment and Water reported late on Monday.
Brazil's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) forecast for the year 2021 has been raised from 3.2 to 3.5%, the Ministry of Economy reported Monday, while the inflation prediction also went up from 5.06 to 5.15%.
Next 14th July the southernmost region of Chile, Magallanes and (Chilean) Antarctica, will inaugurate its first democratically elected governor in 178 years. This is the result of the sweeping reforms the Chilean electorate voted on Sunday, particularly for members of a constitutional assembly which will have the task of drafting a new constitution to replace the one inherited from dictator General Augusto Pinochet from 1980.
French carrier Air France filled the tanks of an Airbus A-350 bound for Canada with a mixture of kerosene with 16 per cent biomass which should significantly reduce CO2 emissions, the airline announced.