Brazilian scientists Wednesday claimed to have found a new variant of the SARS-Cov-2 virus in Rio de Janeiro, which they named P5 but is yet to be recognized worldwide.
Uruguay's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) fell 2.8% in the first quarter of 2021 compared to the same period of 2020, according to a Central Bank (BCU) report released Wednesday.
Paraguay's Lower House Wednesday passed an emergency bill on river navigation and authorized dredging works at the Paraguay, Paraná and Apa rivers as downspouts prevent normal navigation. The document now goes to the Executive Branch for consideration.
With U.S. Federal Reserve officials including Chair Jerome Powell reaffirming that tighter monetary policy was still some way off, the US dollar slipped against major peers on Wednesday.
Argentine President Alberto Fernández Wednesday criticized opposition parties: “Now they demand the second dose of poison from us,” he said.
The Argentina's National University of Comahue in Neuquén has hoisted the Wenufoye, the Mapuche national symbol during the Wiñoy Xipantu festivities, a celebration according to indigenous traditions for the beginning of a new year.
Remdesivir, the drug which helped then US President Donald Trump quickly overcome covid-19, is already used in Argentina in cases of moderate seriousness, following its approval in April by the national drugs agency, it was reported.
Argentina's Economy Minister Martín Guzmán Tuesday announced that the Paris Club had agreed to give his country until March 31, 2022, to pay the US $ 430 million in instalments while the rest of the debt is renegotiated.
Argentine foreign minister Felipe Solá requested United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to intercede before UK so that the British “consent to resume discussions” over the Falklands/Malvinas Islands.
Argentine defense minister Agustín Rossi is furious with the UK for having blocked the purchase deal of several Korean manufactured training jet fighters FA-50 to re-equip the Air Force and which he had anticipated last October. “A new display of imperial arrogance”, Rossi described the incident.