The Chilean Senate is debating a bill whether to make voting in national elections mandatory, a highly controversial issue since lawmakers of the ruling coalition are against the initiative while the opposition insists in approving it to increase the participation percentage.
Foreign owners of real estate property in the country will be allowed back into Uruguay starting September 1 and bring along family members up to the second degree, provided they have all been fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
Argentine forensic anthropologist Luis Fondebrider, at the service of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Thursday landed in Córdoba in a private flight from the Falkland Islands carrying genetic material to be used in determining the identity combatants buried in grave C.1.10 at Darwin's military cemetery.
The City Hall of Rio de Janeiro Friday announced that effective September 1, a COVID-19 vaccination passport will be required for customers to be allowed to enter cinemas, theatres, museums, stadiums, amusement parks and gyms.
The Government of Peruvian President Pedro Castillo and Prime Minister Guido Bellido has survived a vote of confidence motion at the national single-House Legislature controlled by the right-wing opposition.
The European Kingdom of Denmark Friday announced a reshaping of its foreign policies and a series of measures pertaining thereto which included lifting its embassy in Buenos Aires, which encompasses Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay. The measure will be effective within a year.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro Friday said that “everyone should buy a rifle” in order not to be enslaved.
Argentine intercity bus drivers have gone on a 72-hour nationwide strike from Friday through Monday to demand better wages and labour conditions as well as overdue salaries.
Royal Caribbean's Wonder of the Seas has returned to Saint Naizaire after completing four days of sea trials including seven dozen tests, which apparently have been successful or up to expected standards.