Mexico has targeted leading international fashion brands Zara, Anthropologie, and Patowl claiming they have taken advantage of the indigenous textile heritage of the country. In effect according to official complaints, these designers used patterns from indigenous Mexican groups in their designs without any benefit to the communities.
Thousands took to the streets on Sunday in Bogotá to demand an end to protests and roadblocks and to express support for security forces. The demonstrators dressed in white and waving Colombian flags seem to be the response to almost a month of rioting and clashes bloody clashes between protestors and the forces.
The Global Clean Energy Summit is to be held for the first time in Latin America and it is due to span from Monday, May 31, through Friday, June 4 in Santiago, Chile, albeit in a virtual format.
According to a survey released Sunday, only 45% of Chileans were in favour of the so-called mobility pass the government has been implementing since last week to grant more freedom of movement to people vaccinated with two doses of anticoronavirus immunizers.
New Zealand has decided to support Australia in its dispute with China on barley tariffs, signaling goodwill to work on differences in how to approach Beijing. The announcement came on Sunday when Prime Minister Scott Morrison arrived in New Zealand for a Monday summit with Jacinda Ardern.
In a private ceremony with guests not exceeding 30 people to abide by the current covid-19 restrictions in force, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his fiancee have tied the knot, it was announced Sunday.
Another surprise from India's worsening pandemic situation. The Health Ministry is asking pharmaceutical companies to ramp up production and distribution of antifungal medications after a new type of fungal infection was found in recovering COVID-19 patients last week.
The Argentine congress gave half sanction to a bill that modifies several articles of the Federal Fisheries Law making it mandatory for the incorporation of 30% of women and 1% of sexual diversity members to the fishing fleet crews.
Despite one of the strongest vaccination campaigns worldwide and particularly in South America, Chile has reported Friday several new covid-19 infections in the past 24 hours which would indicate the pandemic is back on the upward trend.
Uruguayan scientists have reported the appearance of a case of mucormycosis, or black fungus, a rare infection that began to be reported in India as a disease associated with the coronavirus pandemic.