Chile's health authorities have started vaccinating children aged between 6 and 12 against COVID-19 with the Chinese Coronavac drug to keep up the country's high immunization rate, which is among the most prolific worldwide.
A lawsuit filed against Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro for statements made in March 2011 during a TV show at the time he was a deputy Monday reached the country's Federal Superior Court (STF).
Brazil's Sao Paulo stock exchange recovered on Monday, helped by the positive climate in global markets plus the relative truce following the political-institutional clash of last week between president Jair Bolsonaro and the Supreme Federal Tribunal, even when questions persist among financial operators.
A few Uruguayan lawmakers tested positive for SARS-Cov-2 forcing 48 people from the national Congress to go into isolation, it was reported Monday.
Paraguay's Foreign Minister Euclides Acevedo Monday met with the Governor of the Argentine Province of Salta Gustavo Sáenz to further discuss an improvement in bilateral ties which would eventually lead to the reopening of the borders.
Uruguayan federal authorities Monday conveyed to mayors of Salto (Andrés Lima), Paysandú (Nicolás Olivera) and Río Negro (Omar Lafluf) that the reopening of land crossings with Argentina will take at least two more months.
Fossil remains found by a Chilean research team in the Atacama Desert have been determined to belong to a prehistoric pterosaur flying dragon, it was reported.
Today, the Falkland Islands Government is pleased to launch its new strategy to address prevailing pressures across the housing system and identify opportunities for improvement. Housing for our Future outlines a long-term vision for housing in the Falkland Islands and sets the direction for housing-related policies over a 10-year period, as we work towards delivering affordable, good quality and appropriate rental and ownership options for the whole of the Falkland Islands community.
Paraguay's Ambassador to Cuba Bernardino Cano Radil has died Sunday of COVID-19 in Havanna, it was reported. He was 65.
The New Zealand Maori party launched a petition on its website to officially change the country's name dot Aotearoa, a longstanding demand from the main indigenous group in the islands state.