Evangelical Pastor André Mendonça has been given the green light by Brazil's Senate to become a new member of the country's Federal Supreme Court (STF) by 47 votes to 32 Thursday.
Brazilian economy minister Paulo Guedes underlined on Wednesday that the announced privatization plan of the government (some 100 companies) must include oil giant Petrobras because the “future is green” and in not so many years time the value of crude will be zero.
United Nations specialists have sent the Bolivian Government a “Letter of Allegations” after finding irregularities resulting from the unauthorized use of mercury which has brought up environmental and human rights consequences, it was reported Wednesday.
Chile's Lower House Tuesday turned down a bill to decriminalize abortion up to the 14th week of pregnancy by 65 votes against, 62 in favor and one abstention. Thus the initiative will be shelved.
Former Argentine President Mauricio Macri has been charged with espionage against the relatives of the doomed ARA San Juan submarine. Upon deciding the measure, Federal Judge Martín Bava Wednesday ruled the former head of state be banned from leaving the country.
On Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021, some people in the Southern Hemisphere, Falklands, South Georgia Islands, will have the chance to experience a total or partial eclipse of the Sun, according to US space agency NASA.
In anticipation of the coming Mercosur presidential summit, 16/17 December when Argentina will hand the rotating chair of the group to Brazil, and celebrate the 36th anniversary of the signing of the Foz de Iguazu Declaration, which set the foundations for Mercosur, big reception for some 300 guests was held at the Argentine embassy in Brasilia.
The president of the Women's Tennis Association, WTA, Steve Simon announced on Wednesday the immediate suspension of all WTA tournaments in China, including Hong Kong, as a result of the situation with Chinese ex-player Peng Shuai who had been disappeared for weeks and later confirmed she was fine in what seemed an official tailored statement, following on global interest about what happened to the former number one player of the world.
Peru's Foreign Minister Óscar Maúrtua and Organization of American States (OAS) Secretary-General Luis Almagro Wednesday signed bilateral agreements at Lima's Torre Tagle Palace.
Brazilian Health authorities have reported Wednesday cases of the Omicron variant of SARS-Cov-2 have been detected in several places nationwide with three confirmed patients in São Paulo and many other suspected in Brasilia and Rio de Janeiro.