A study by Chile's Catholic University has shown that the Chinese-developed Sinovac anticoronavirus vaccine's effectiveness was down after six months and patients would then need a third dose of the immunizer.
Venezuelan foreign minister Jorge Arreaza rejected accusations from the Colombian government regarding the recent attack on the helicopter of president Ivan Duque in the city of Cúcuta and claimed Bogotá is using his country to hide the tragedy of its neighbour.
Outgoing United States ambassador before Brazil, Todd Chapman said in an interview with O Estado de Sao Paulo that the threat of not holding elections in 2022, as expressed by some top officials from the president Jair Bolsonaro administration is not a serious problem. Democracy is a solid rock in Brazil, the cancer is corruption.
Uruguay's Sports Secretary Sebastián Bauzá has said that clubs and gymnasiums interested in allowing more people to attend their facilities shall need to verify the COVID-19 vaccination status of their members.
Brazil's Ministry of Justice and Public Security Thursday announced that more than 6,000 so-called “guardians of the biome” will be deployed for the prevention of repression and investigation of fires in jungles and forests throughout the country.
Former Argentine Vice President Amado Boudou (2011-2015) has been granted parole after serving two-thirds of his prison sentence for a case of corruption.
The historical downspout of the Paraná River has led Yacyretá, Argentina's biggest hydroelectric plant, to work at around 50% of its normal capacity, which has a direct impact on supply to the electrical system.
G20 environment and energy ministers Thursday held their first day of meetings in the Italian city of Naples, after which they issued a joint document on the protection of nature, especially ecosystems.