Uruguay's President Luis Lacalle Pou has insisted Mercosur needed modernizing and it is along those lines that his country was seeking one-on-one free-trade deals with the United States and China
Dogs covered in oil have appeared on the Comodoro Rivadavia beach in the Argentine province of Chubut, it was reported. Local residents insist poorly sealed oil wells are the reason for the environmental tragedy but say the problem is not new.
Argentina's Health Minister Carla Vizzotti Wednesday announced the country's entire population will receive the booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Chile's President Sebastián Piñera will be allowed to stay in office until March 11, 2022, after an attempt to impeach him Tuesday failed to be endorsed by the Senate.
Education authorities in the Argentine Province of Santa Fe were placed under investigation Tuesday after it was found that a booklet distributed among sixth-grade schoolchildren featured a map where the Malvinas (Falkland) Islands were depicted as British territory despite the country's claim otherwise.
Britain’s new polar research ship, RRS Sir David Attenborough, departed the UK this week for its maiden voyage to Antarctica. She left Harwich on Tuesday, with 66 crew and personnel on board, for a short stop at Portsmouth to take on fuel before departing the UK by 18 November.
Bolivia's Parliament finally voted in favour of repealing Law 1386 Tuesday afternoon, which resulted in a general strike called for in Santa Cruz and Potosí being lifted, although some demonstrators wanted to go after additional demands.
Brazil's rice exports are expected to reach 1.2 million tons this year according to estimates from ABIARROZ (the Brazilian rice industry association), based on overseas sales between January and October which totalled 958,000 tons.
Irregularities in Nicaragua's recent elections after which President Daniel Ortega is to stay in office for yet another term while all of his political opponents are either in jail or exile have led the administration of US President Joseph Biden to take action.
The fourth WHO global tobacco trends report release shows that there are 1.30 billion tobacco users globally compared to 1.32 billion in 2015. This number is expected to drop to 1.27 billion by 2025. Sixty countries are now on track to achieving the voluntary global target of a 30% reduction in tobacco use between 2010 and 2025: two years ago only 32 countries were on track.