The World Health Organization (WHO) has decided to rename the known variants of the SARS-Cov-2 virus using Greek letters, in a move to avoid biases against people from specific parts of the world, it was announced.
The Brazilian Government of President Jair Bolsonaro Monday banned the entry of foreigners “of any nationality” as a result of the number of cases of covid-19 growing faster than expected, it was announced.
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) forecast that Argentina's economy will expand in 2021 and 2022, but will nonetheless remain way below pre-pandemic levels, according to its semi-annual report on World Economic Outlook released Monday in Paris.
The prestigious Butantan Institute Monday released the results of a study carried out between February and April 2021 among 27,000 people vaccinated with CoronaVac in Serrana, São Paulo, which showed a 95% decrease in deaths from covid-19, it was announced.
The Government of Israel Monday summoned Argentina's ambassador to Tel Avil Sergio Urribarri following the South American country's vote at the United Nations (UN) to create a Commission to investigate the “alleged violations of human rights in Israel and the Gaza Strip.”
Nine people died Monday after armed men broke into a coffee farm in the municipality of Algeciras, in southern Colombia, and ended the lives of eight men and one woman, the Ombudsman's Office reported. The victims were coffee pickers, it was informed.
Argentina's Health Ministery has announced new guidelines are to be observed towards the detection of covid-19 cases. Rhinitis and nasal congestion are hereafter signs of potential coronavirus infections, it was announced.
While Canada remains under shock following the discovery last week of 215 children buried near a former residential school in Kamloops, British Columbia, indigenous groups are demanding more answers and actions from the Government.
Caribbean nations grouped under Caricom and international football's governing body FIFA Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to foster collaborative work towards the development of the sport in the region, it was announced.
On Sunday next week, Mexicans will be electing hundreds of legislators and other state and local officials with the election attracting the attention of the latest edition of The Economist, which describes president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador and his policies as dangerous populism. The leading piece of The Economist has been met with outrage and ridicule in Mexico since the magazine insists Mexicans should absolutely not vote for Morena, the party of the incumbent president.