Although cyclones are rare in the area, Uruguay's Institute of Meteorology (Inumet) has issued a yellow warning regarding the possible arrival of a subtropical cyclone to the southern part of the country sometime Tuesday.
Spanish foreign minister Jose Manuel Albares called on his EU peers on Monday to definitively advance in the ratification of the trade accords of the European Union with Chile, Mexico and Mercosur.
Argentina's Health Minister Carla Vizzotti Monday confirmed the country was going through its fourth wave of COVID-19. The official also pointed out that “we are in a different situation” now.
Chile's Minister of the General Secretariat of the Presidency, Giorgio Jackson, Monday admitted the Government was reviewing security measures to be taken in the future following a robbery at the home of Defense Minister Maya Fernández and a shooting against one of President Gabriel Boric Font's bodyguards.
Cuba's one-party legislature Sunday passed a new Penal Code, which was considered to be modern and adjusted to the country's socialist reality, it was announced in Havana.
NATO secretary-general Jens Stoltenberg has said that Sweden and Finland's applications to join the alliance will be fast-tracked. Explaining the decision behind her country's intention to become a member, Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson said abandoning decades of political neutrality was a direct result of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
With less than two weeks to the first round, 29 May, of the Colombian presidency election, the undecided voters have become decisive for the outcome according to the latest opinion poll by T&SE, Technology and Electoral Services, with data collected between 23 April and 8 May, interviewing 8,000 people across the country.
Brazilian health authorities have established during the weekend a monitoring room to oversee the development nationwide of the worrying acute hepatitis of unknown origin among children, of which the country has already reported 47 cases under study.
French President Emmanuel Macron Monday announced he had picked Elisabeth Borne as the country's new Prime Minister following Jean Castex's resignation.
Colombia's National Liberation Army (ELN) guerrillas Monday announced they would enforce a ceasefire during the upcoming presidential elections, in what has been perceived as a step towards peace talks with the future administration.