Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro Thursday announced the end to the mandatory use of face masks as a protective measure against the coronavirus for people who have been either vaccinated or who have already recovered from covid-19.Add your comment!
Uncomfortable start for Caribbean cruises. Two guests on one of the first cruise ships to sail from the United States since the COVID-19 pandemic hit tested positive on Thursday, Royal Caribbean said, adding that all passengers and crew had been vaccinated.1 comment
Brazilian corporation JBS, the world's biggest meat processors, paid a US$11 million bitcoin ransom to hackers to prevent any further disruption after a paralyzing cyberattack believed to have originated in Russia.Add your comment!
Uruguay's Transport Minister José Luis Falero underwent a surgical procedure Thursday to have a tumour next to one of his eyes removed, it was reported.Add your comment!
Pope Francis rejected the offer of resignation from the Archbishop of Munich Cardinal Reinhard Marx on Thursday, who had told the pope he would step down amid the sexual abuse crisis.Add your comment!
The Peruvian public prosecutor's office has requested that conservative presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori be remanded in custody for failing to comply with “the obligations imposed by the Criminal Court of Appeals” by meeting with one of the witnesses in her alleged money laundering trial during a press conference, which she was prohibited from doing. The request is contained in a document circulating since Thursday with the signature of the prosecutor in charge of the Lava Jato case in Peru, José Domingo Pérez.Add your comment!
Uruguay has received over 200 requests for cruise vessels to call in Montevideo and Punta del Este for the coming 2021/22 season, (October/March), according to reports in the local media. Of the 200, 140 requests are for Montevideo and 60 for the international seaside resort of Punta del Este.Add your comment!
Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency of Brazil (Anvisa) Wednesday authorized the Butantan Institute to carry out human tests of the locally-produced ButanVac immunizer.Add your comment!
The Ambev brewery has announced Wednesday that they had decided to withdraw from the much controversial Copa America football tournament of South American national teams due to start in Brazil this coming weekend.Add your comment!
Leftwing candidate Pedro Castillo, from the Peru Libre party, Wednesday announced he had won the presidential runoff in Peru when votes were still being counted.Add your comment!