Some areas in the city of Montevideo dawned Monday literally under water following unprecedented heavy rains which caused damages to various homes and a traffic chaos, in addition to power outages, which reportedly affected some 12,000 users.
Paraguay's Interior Minister Arnaldo Giuzzio intends to bring former President Horacio Cartés before the Courts to account for the inconsistencies in his affidavits and tax and real estate returns. But Guzzio said he still needs to decide whether he will do it as a private citizen or in his official capacity.
A Datafolha survey released Monday showed 58% of Brazilians considered President Jair Bolsonaro was a hindrance to vaccinating children aged 5 to 11 against COVID-19, while 25% of respondents, thought things were the other way around.
The European Union Monday removed Argentina, Canada, and Australia from its list of COVID-19 safe countries from where people could travel without sanitary restrictions.
Former Bolivian President Evo Morales, who many from within his own Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) believe is still running the country from the shadows, Sunday called for a second “democratic and cultural revolution” and proposed some laws and even the Constitution are changed.
The Consumers Price Index in Argentine Patagonia, mainly Tierra del Fuego, was 3,1% in December accumulating 51,6% in the twelve months of 2021, in the range of the overall Argentine inflation last year, 50,9%.
Two people have died in Peru this weekend as a consequence of the eruption of a volcano in Tonga which resulted in a strong wave hitting the Nyalamp beach near the northwestern city of Lambayeque, it was reported.
Which is the world's most southern city? Or which is the city closest to Antarctica. Somewhere in the southern tip of South America, be it Argentina or Chile. And the usual answer is Ushuaia in Tierra del Fuego, which Argentines recognize as the gate to Antarctica.
Hardcore Tories, including Prime Minister Boris Johnson, could finally be reaching a long-time target, taming the independent British Broadcasting Corporation. In effect, BBC could face an uncertain future following a decision by the administration of PM Johnson to freeze the fees that help finance the global news giant, according to a report by the London newspaper Mail on Sunday.
Ecuador has created the marine reserve north of the Galapagos Islands in the Pacific helping to form a ring of protected areas, along the South American north Pacific rim that will include Colombia's Malpeso island, Panama's Coiba islands and Costa Rica Cocos islands.