Groups of native Ecuadorians Wednesday staged their second straight day of protests against the government of conservative President Guillermo Lasso barely six months into his term in office.
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Assistant Director Jarbas Barbosa Wednesday urged G20 leaders meeting this coming weekend at Rome's Summit to donate more COVID-19 vaccines because the region's improvements in the fight against the disease were shadowed by steps backward in the most impoverished territories and Caribbean Islands.
Chilean budget carrier JetSmart has announced it will start serving Uruguay as of January 18 with tickets available for as low as US $ 20. The airline plans to offer three weekly flights between the capital cities of Chile and Uruguay with Airbus 320 aircraft which have a capacity of 186 seats.
British Antarctic Survey (BAS) and WWF are seeking the public’s help to search for walrus in thousands of satellite images taken from space, with the aim of learning more about how walrus will be impacted by the climate crisis. It’s hoped half a million people worldwide will join the new Walrus from Space research project, a census of Atlantic walrus and walrus from the Laptev Sea, using satellite images provided by space and intelligence company Maxar Technologies’ DigitalGlobe.
It was a conundrum faced by Dutch submariners when a flippered mammal they named 'Freya' climbed on top of one of their – aptly named – Walrus-class submarines.
Brazil's Senatorial Committee (CPI) investigating President Jair Bolsonaro's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic Tuesday recommended the head of state be prosecuted for crimes against humanity and that he is denied access to social media for having spread false information about the disease.
Brazil's Ministry of Agriculture estimated this week 1 million hectares per year will suffer deforestation until the year 2030, despite Vice President Hamilton Mourão's announcement Monday that plans to avoid it would be announced at the upcoming 26th United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP-26) in Glasgow.
Citizens of Nicaragua, which according to the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) ranks among the six countries in the region with the lowest vaccination rates, have been crossing over the border to neighbouring Honduras even on horseback and in rafts to receive a COVID-19 immunizer, it was reported.
Following on the recent approval in California of a bill describing the removal of the condom during a consensual sexual relation as sexual abuse or even a crime, Chilean lawmakers have made a similar presentation before Congress.
Crystal Expedition Cruises will provide included round-trip chartered flights non stop between Miami and Ushuaia, Argentina, as well as hotel nights in both cities for Crystal Endeavor’s inaugural Antarctica program.