With different climate prospects, clearly more positive than last season, Brazil expects to harvest in 2021/22 a new record of some 143,75 million tons of soybeans, according to a survey with information from the main sowing states.
The Chinese mega real estate group Evergrande shares tumbled 11,6% on Friday in the Hong Kong stock exchange, following on Thursday's nonpayment of US$ 84 million in interests on maturing offshore bonds.
LGBTIQ+ demonstrators marched Friday through the streets of Montevideo insisting that “the world belongs to every being that inhabits the planet, not the handful of powerful people who feel they have the right to privatize and destroy it.”
Argentine Health Ministry Carla Vizzotti Friday assumed command of the Executive Committee of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) for the period 2021-2022 on behalf of her country.
Paraguay's President Mario Abdo Benítez Friday expressed before the United Nations' 76th General Assembly his “deep disappointment” at the lack of response from the Covax mechanism at distributing COVID-19 immunizers worldwide.
Brazilian Police have arrested Bolivian aviation official Celia Castedo Monasterio who in 2016 approved the flight plan of Lamia flight 2933 which resulted in the killing of most members of the Chapecoense football team.
Brazil's First Lady Michelle Bolsonaro has taken a vaccine against COVID-19, during the couple's recent trip to New York City, where President Jair Bolsonaro delivered a speech before the United Nations' 76th General Assembly earlier this week.