The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Tuesday said 255 babies under a month old died in Latin America and the Caribbean every day, while 7 out of every 1,000 newborns do not even reach that age.
Around 110,180 hectares of forest were destroyed in the Argentine provinces of Santiago del Estero, Formosa, Chaco, and Salta during the year 2021 as a result of illegal practices, according to Greenpeace.
Argentina's Ambassador to Brazil Daniel Scioli has filed a note expressing his country's concern over British military aircraft stopping en route to the Falkland Islands.
Argentine health authorities Tuesday confirmed the first case of COVID-19 caused by the sublineage BA.2 of the coronavirus omicron variant., which is said to be two to three times more contagious than the original omicron.
Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has announced it planned to submit a COVID-19 vaccine for children under the age of 5 to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the United for emergency authorization. If approved, it would be the first such drug available in the United States for that age group.
Argentina's National Committee of Atomic Energy (CNEA) and the Chinese National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) Tuesday signed a contract for the construction of the Atucha III Nuclear Power Plant, it was announced.
Peruvian President Pedro Castillo has been dealt a new blow less than a year after being sworn in following the resignation Monday of Prime Minister Mirtha Vásquez citing high levels of corruption within the national government.
Bolivia's Chief Prosecutor Wilfredo Chávez said documents proved the Argentine Government of former President Mauricio Macri was involved in topplig Evo Morales in 2019 on the alleged grounds of an electoral fraud which was never proven.
Peruvian authorities Monday ordered Spanish oil company Repsol to stop loading and unloading crude oil on ships after a spill in January has caused a major environmental crisis in the Pacific Ocean off the province of Callao near Lima.
The British government and the Pasteur Institute of Montevideo, Uruguay, have announced they will be working jointly in an agreement that will help advance the genome-sequencing of Covid-19 project, through techniques under development in Uruguay, using British technology, and thus providing this capacity to several countries in the region.