A £5m project funded by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) to investigate the complex changes seen in sea ice around the Antarctic begins this month (March 2022) as the sea ice extent around the continent drops to a record low level.
The first vaccine against COVID-19 developed in Argentina is to be tested on humans during phase 1 trials, it was announced Wednesday in Buenos Aires.
With the 40th anniversary of the Falklands/Malvinas War only a couple of days away, relatives of the Argentine fallen regret they have been forced to request donations to finance a homage mass to the heroes that lost their lives fighting for Argentine sovereignty over the Islands in 1982.
Uruguay's Minister of Economy and Finance Azucena Arbeleche has been singled out by the World Government Summit Organization (WGSO) for her excellence in her performance in the public sector and leadership at the international level, due to which she was recognized as the best minister of state in the world.
Travelers interested in crossing rivers separating Argentina from Uruguay will have a new choice as of Friday when the Tigre (Argentina)-Carmelo (Uruguay) route is to be resumed, this time around by Buquebús, which has taken over the service previously offered by Cacciola until 2019.
Brazil's Supreme Federal Court (STF) is expected to make announcements Thursday on the multi-front environmental case known collectively as the green agenda. The STF magistrates are to make their stances known after an opening statement from the Prosecution, Chief Justice Luiz Fux told reporters.
As the UK plans to lift all sanitary restrictions this coming Friday, health authorities have urged the citizenry to try to “stay home and avoid contact with other people” in case of symptoms of a respiratory illness.
The UK on Wednesday made new legislation to prohibit maintenance on aircraft or ships belonging to specific sanctioned Russian oligarchs or their businesses. Through these new powers, laid in parliament through a Statutory Instrument (SI), the UK can now prohibit sanctioned oligarchs from benefiting from the UK’s world-leading aviation and maritime industries and engineers.
French labor unions CGT, the UGT, and CUT Wednesday put McDonald's France “on notice” that it needs to submit a vigilance plan attesting to its compliance with local laws, while the company's Brazilian suppliers have been placed under scrutiny for their alleged poor social and environmental practices.
Bolsonarist Deputy Daniel Silveira Wednesday tried to avoid a court order by stonewalling law enforcement agents at Brasilia's Parliament building. The officers were there to enforce him wearing a tracking anklet because he is under judiciary probe for threatening democratic institutions and making statements that were construed as an apology for dictatorships.