An international team of scientists led by the British Antarctic Survey have published research on using new technology to study mass stranding of whales from space and how the technology could be used to help protect populations.
A Committee within Peru's Congress Monday agreed to declare former Bolivian President Evo Morales a persona non grata for meddling with internal politics, it was announced.
Brazil's Social Democracy Party (PSDB) of former President Fernando Henrique Cardoso (FHC) has suspended for technical reasons over the weekend the selection process to appoint a candidate to run in the October 2022 presidential elections.
Far-right Deputy-elect Javier Milei, whom many had likened to Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, has been pictured taking what turned out to be his second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, very much to the disappointment of his constituency who had hoped the soon-to-be MP would become a defender against a possible drive to make vaccination compulsory.
Russia announced to Brazil that it was reopening its market for a quota of up to 300,000 tons of meat, at zero tariffs, including 200,000 tons of beef and 100,000 tons of pork. Likewise, Russia lifted restrictions on beef exports from a Minerva processing plant and certified a second plant to begin shipments.
United States Senator for the cattle breeding state of Montana, Jon Tester has presented a bill to suspend beef imports from Brazil. The congressman alleges that the Brazilian authorities were slow to notify the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) about the two cases of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), also known as “mad cow disease”, confirmed in September, and which led to an agreed ban con beef exports to China.
Argentina's Ambassador in Santiago, Rafael Bielsa, said right-wing candidate José Antonio Kast, who finished first in Sunday's elections was an anti-Argentine Pinochetist “that dares speak its name” and likened him to former US President Donald Trump and current Brazilian head of state Jair Bolsonaro.
Residents of the Argentine town of El Bolson Sunday confronted reasoning Mapuches on horseback and kept them from doing any further damage as authorities failed to provide an institutional response to the increasing unrest caused by the rebel groups in the area.
Argentine neurologist and TV host Nelson Castro has said former football legend Diego Armando Maradona has been buried but his heart was not in his coffin.
A new COVID-19 strain which is less likely to cause noticeable symptoms has been reported to be spreading throughout the United Kingdom. The AY.4.2 variant is believed to account for around 12% of the cases nationwide, in addition to being 15% more infectious than other strains known up to Nov. 5.