Chile's president has vowed to push a same-sex marriage bill that is stalled in Congress, a surprising move that stunned his conservative allies. “I think the time for equal marriage has come,” said Sebastián Piñera, whose popularity has plummeted after street protests and a worsening economy.
In Brazil's Amazon region the Rio Negro has swollen to levels unseen in over a century of record-keeping. More than 450,000 people have been affected state-wide. Residents in Manaus, the biggest city in Brazil's Amazon rainforest, were struggling to cope with severe flooding after heavy rain caused nearby rivers to swell.
European Union member states and lawmakers reached a deal on tougher tax transparency measures for multinationals. The proposal comes amid increased international pressure on the issue of multinationals and tax avoidance, not least since the change of leadership in the US where many of the biggest companies are based.
Britain will celebrate Queen Elizabeth II's 70 years on the throne with four days of festivities beginning with her ceremonial birthday parade on Jun 2, 2022.
Today June 3 we celebrate World Bicycle Day on June 3. A United Nations designated day, World Bicycle Day is observed as cycling has tremendous health benefits for all age groups, according to experts.
US president Jose Biden is expected to announce this Thursday Washington's plan for the distribution of 80 million coronavirus vaccines globally. The announcement was done by Secretary of State Antony Blinken during his visit to Costa Rica.
The United Kingdom has registered a total of “zero deaths” of covid-19 in the last 24 hours, which would signal that vaccines do work, according to optimistic health care analysts.
The Brazilian Government of President Jair Bolsonaro Tuesday signed a contract with AstraZeneca for the local manufacture of that laboratory's vaccine against covid-19.
A report released Tuesday showed that Argentina's trade with neighbour Brazil has reached its highest level since 2018, exports reaching US $ 4.2 billion until May, 33% better than in the first five months of last year, but 6% lower than the same period of 2019.
Revenues for May at Paraguay's Customs Directorate (DNA) were estimated at around US $ 132 million, which represents its fourth consecutive month of surplus so far this year, it was reported.