A report released Wednesday by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) showed that only one out of five Latin Americans had been vaccinated against COVID-19.
The European Union (EU) was joined by several countries Wednesday in a declaration whereby the international community vows to closely monitor the situation of women and girls in Afghanistan after the Taliban seizure of power last Sunday.
The Argentine congress is restless and is concerned since the Falkland Islands started to build its new deep water port, fearing, besides the usual cacophony of claims, that the Islands could replace Ushuaia as the main access to Antarctica.
Despite Tuesday's announcements, Paraguayan truckers and national authorities failed to close a deal Wednesday and road blockades are to continue pending a new meeting scheduled for Thursday.
São Paulo, South America's largest city, is to begin vaccinating teenagers aged 12 to 17 after 100% of its adult population has been given at least one dose of a COVID-19 immunizer, it was announced Wednesday.
The reopening of land borders with Paraguay might take place sometime before the end of 2021, Argentina's Ambassador to Asunción Domingo Peppo said Wednesday.
Argentine Health authorities Wednesday announced the detection of three new cases of the Delta variant of coronavirus which could not be linked to any foreign traveller, thus raising the question of whether community circulation could be confirmed.
The fleet of trawlers from Vigo. Spain operating in the Falkland Islands waters are most enthusiastic about the current second squid season and believe Loligo landings already totaling 72,200 tons according to records from Falklands' Natural Resources Department could anticipate, if catch rates continue, a record similar to that of the best year back in 1995, with 98,409 tons.
The Delta variant of Covid-19 has reached Magallanes Region, extreme south of Chile. Three cases were confirmed on Wednesday by the regional Health Care office and the labs from the University of Magallanes.
The International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO) has announced the launch of a global Antarctic Ambassadorship Day to be held for the first time in April 2022.