“We are liberal but not stupid,” said Brazil's Economy Minister Paulo Guedes Thursday during a virtual event where he explained that his country has no intention of leaving Mercosur, but it does want to modernize it.
As protests and violence remain part of Colombia's “normal” landscape, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) continues to wait for an official response from the Government to visit the country.
The government of Peru Thursday decided to extend the current state of emergency, which has been in force since March 2020, for yet another month to bring down the number of covid-19 infections, it was announced. Current restrictions were to end on May 31.
A criminal judge in the Argentine city of Rosario Thursday decided to uphold the prosecution's request to charge Doctors for the Truth leader Mariano Arriaga for instigation to commit crimes, it was announced.
The Government of Uruguay Thursday decided to extend the current measures regarding restrictions to the circulation of people for yet another week in a move to curb the unstoppable number of covid-19 cases.
The Argentine Government of Alberto Fernández Thursday decided to extend a ban on layoffs for another 30 days so that workers who were affected by the recent full-scale quarantine decreed de the President does not result in workers losing their jobs, it was announced.
The coronavirus pandemic is affecting women more than men in Latin America and pregnant mothers above all, threatening to roll back 20 years of advances in access to family planning, the Pan American Health Organization said on Wednesday.
The Russian government Thursday banned at least two European flights from landing in Moscow because they intended to avoid Belarusian airspace as per the European Union's advise, it was reported.
Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has set her sights on changing how the world produces and consumes food in order to counteract: carbon emissions, disease outbreaks, and animal suffering.