Recently inaugurated Peruvian president Pedro Castillo seems to be clearly tilting his country towards China: cabinet members have met with the Beijing ambassador, an updating of the 2009 trade accord between the two countries is advancing and this Friday the president will be vaccinated with the SinoPharm Covid 19 shot.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan is lobbying the UK government to make mask-wearing on the Underground mandatory and required by law, which will make people feel safe travelling on public transportation.
A police raid in a Chilean indigenous community in Ercilla, Araucanía Region the stronghold of the Mapuche tribe went uncompleted and ended in a serious shootout between members of the Carabineros, Investigation Police and local residents.
Tenders from Argentina's Health Ministry to purchase ten thousand wooden human penises, condom dispensers and briefcases for sex educational purposes have yielded no successful results due to excessive pricing and other irregularities, it was reported.
Uruguay's Health Minister Daniel Salinas Thursday denied his country was to change course in its coronavirus immunization drive despite the World Health Organization's (WHO) requested that countries with a surplus of vaccines should donate them before applying the third dose.
Because of the hyperinflation process, as of next October the Venezuelan currency, Bolivar, will lose six zeroes, the central bank announced on Thursday, This is the third time in thirteen years that monetary officials in the country appeal to eliminating ciphers.
Foreign airlines still operating in Argentina have voiced yet again their concerns over their future due to the country's restrictions on the number of flights allowed through Buenos Aires' Ezeiza international airport.
Latin America and the Caribbean received US$105.48 billion in Foreign Direct Investment, FDI, in 2020 – 34.7% less than in 2019, 51% less than the record high achieved in 2012, and the lowest since 2010, the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) indicated during the presentation of the annual Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean, 2021
Punta Arenas in the extreme south of Chile will host the International Antarctic Center, CAI, a long-time project several times delayed but which finally was given the green light, and should begin to be built in the near future with an investment demanding some 75 million US dollars.
Chile's Minister of Public Works Alfredo Moreno Thursday admitted Santiago's Metropolitan Region was going through “the worst drought in history,” which has prompted “exceptional measures.”