The information check unit of French international news agency AFP Friday announced it had detected a statement by Uruguay's President Luis Lacalle Pou that 24.5 of the 27 sanitary measures recommended by his honorary scientific advising committee known as GACH was not accurate.
Over £8 million new funding to protect rare wildlife and vulnerable habitats across the globe. Threatened species such as whales, marine turtles and sharks will be better-protected thanks to a boost of over £8 million for projects in the UK Overseas Territories, the British government announced on Saturday 5 June under plans to tackle the global biodiversity crisis.
Uruguay's Economy Minister Azucena Arbeleche and Foreign Minister Francisco Bustillo travelled to Paraguay Friday to discuss with the local administration of President Mario Abdo Benítez new steps towards flexibilities Mercosur's rules.
Facebook on Friday banned former US President Donald Trump for two years, saying he deserved the maximum punishment for violating platform rules over the deadly attack by supporters on the US capitol last January.
The province of Córdoba, Argentina's second-largest district in terms of surface and third in population, has banned on-site schooling plus social and family gatherings as of this coming Monday as occupancy of intensive care beds mounts.
Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro Friday hailed the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) during his virtual appearance at Eurasia’s key economic and business event, it was reported.
Argentina's Environment Ministry Friday created a Registry for people involved in dealings with wild animals, it was announced.
The International Labor Organization (ILO) Friday issued a report according to which 28 million Latin Americans are in a situation of working poverty due to the pandemic, for an overall unemployment rate of 11.1% in the region for the year 2021.
Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency (Anvisa) Friday approves, albeit with some restrictions, imports of Covaxin and Sputnik V doses for use in up to 1% of the country's population, it was announced.
Mexico's foreign minister on Friday criticized the work of the head of the Organization of American States, Uruguayan born Luis Almagro, adding to its earlier rebuke that the group should not intervene in Bolivia's internal affairs.