Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou has chosen Luis Alberto Heber to become the new Minister of the Interior following the death of Jorge Larrañaga last week, it was announced.
The Falkland Islands Government is pleased to confirm that it is nearing completion of the rollout of its nationwide Covid-19 vaccination programme. 95% of those aged over 18 in the community has now received two doses of the Oxford/Astra Zeneca vaccine, providing an additional layer of protection against the coronavirus for the vast majority of the Falkland Islands population.
Argentine President Alberto Fernández Monday announced he would sue former Security Minister and chairwoman of the opposition Cambiemos Party Patricia Bullrich for slander, following her remarks about the current Government's actions (or inactions) regarding the purchase of Pfizer anticoronavirus vaccines.
Argentine Security Minister Sabina Frederic Monday warned that those who left their homes in the Buenos Aires Metropolitan Area (AMBA) for the long weekend which included the May 24 and 25 holidays will not be allowed to return home before May 31, when the current strict confinement is over.
The Government of Chile is working on the development of a so-called “mobility pass” which would grant people already vaccinated against covid-19 greater levels of freedom and mobility within their communes and allow travel between regions for those who are in quarantine, it was announced.
Businessman, banker and centre-right conservative politician Guillermo Lasso has been sworn in as Ecuador's new President Monday for the next four years, in a ceremony held at the National Assembly in Quito.
The Governments of Chile and Bolivia and Chile held a new round of talks in Ecuador to advance in the normalization of their bilateral relations, it was reported Monday.
Montevideo's gyms, clubs and sports centres reopened their doors Monday, albeit with only 30% per cent capacity allowed and provided all sanitary protocols are observed.
The European Union seems determined not to let Sunday's incident at Minsk airport go by and is pressing for harsh sanctions against the regime of Belarussian leader Aleksander Lukashenko, starting with a ban on all Belarussian aircraft to fly through EU skies.