The Ambev brewery has announced Wednesday that they had decided to withdraw from the much controversial Copa America football tournament of South American national teams due to start in Brazil this coming weekend.
Leftwing candidate Pedro Castillo, from the Peru Libre party, Wednesday announced he had won the presidential runoff in Peru when votes were still being counted.
Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez's presence at the Casa Rosada Wednesday was shadowed by a racist remark from Argentine President Alberto Fernández, who said that Mexicans came from the Indians, Brazilians came from the jungle, but we Argentines came from the ships, and they were ships that came from Europe, and that's how we built our society.
The Parliament of El Salvador has passed with 62 out of 84 votes a bill submitted by President Nayib Bukele to classify Bitcoin as legal tender, thus becoming the first country in the world to adopt a cryptocurrency. Its use as legal tender will go into law in 90 days.
The European Parliament (EP) Wednesday approved using a digital certificate attesting to a person's situation regarding covid-19, which will allow travellers to prove if they have been vaccinated, overcome the disease, or obtain a negative result to a PCR test.
On June first Falklands governor Nigel Phillips CBE, delivered the annual address to the Islands Legislative Assembly on the budget for the new financial year. The following is the chapter on Fisheries and the “superb season”, based on the catch numbers.
Some 32 ventilators donated by footballer Lionel Messi have been stored at his native Rosario's Fisherton international airport for 10 months, entangled in red tape.
Uruguay Wednesday became the first country in Latin America to extend its anticovid-19 vaccination campaign to children aged between 12 and 17, it was announced.
Uruguay's new Minister of Transportation and Public Works (MTOP), José Luis Falero, suffered a seizure in the early hours of Tuesday morning and was rushed to a Montevideo clinic for further medical assistance.
Since National Geographic began making maps in 1915, it has recognized four oceans: the Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, and Arctic Oceans. However starting on June 8, World Oceans Day, it will recognize the Southern Ocean as the world’s fifth ocean. This is because the swift current circling Antarctica keeps the waters there distinct and worthy of their own name.