The World Health Organization (WHO) called on countries to depoliticize the investigation into the origin of SARS-CoV-2 and how it jumped to humans, pressing for more raw data to review and suggesting that more can be done within its current framework to track lab safety around the world, including China.
Chile faces a “state of shock in agriculture and fruit growing” because of the severity of the hydric crisis and sustained drought, to which must be added the driest July in the country's history, pointed out the president of the Chilean Federation of Fruit Producers, Jorge Valenzuela.
Julio Velarde will remain as president of the Peruvian Central Bank for another five years, the same job he has held since 2006, and is acknowledged as the man who helped stabilize the country's markets, with low inflation. The news should come as a relief for investors and holders of Peruvian bonds.
United States president Joe Biden appointed former Venezuelan congress member Leopoldo Martinez Nucete as US permanent representative in the Inter American Development bank, IDB.
Argentina officially invited the Portuguese president and Prime Minister to visit the country as part of the commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the recognition by Lisbon of Argentina's independence.
Argentine opposition lawmakers Thursday announced they would be seeking the impeachment of President Alberto Fernández after the image of him holding a party in violation of his own urgency emergency decree (DNU) capping attendants and mandating distancing protocols became public knowledge.
President Alberto Fernández of Argentina will host his Uruguayan colleague Luis Lacalle Pou Friday at the Olivos residence, during which both heads of state are expected to discuss Mercosur issues and other matters concerning bilateral relations.
Argentina's Consumer Price Index (CPI-Cost of Living) increased 3% in July, according to a report from the National Institute of Statistics and Censuses (Indec) released Thursday.
Brazil's Supreme Federal Court Justice Alexandre de Moraes ordered Thursday the opening of a new criminal investigation against President Jair Bolsonaro, for allegedly disclosing secret Federal Police documents while campaigning to discredit the electronic voting system.
The Inter-American Court of Human Rights (Inter-American Court) Thursday ruled that indefinite presidential re-election is not protected by the American Convention, thus shattering the rationale behind Evo Morales' candidacy despite a negative referendum.