Argentina's newly-appointed Economy Minister, Silvina Batakis, made a brief statement to the press minutes after taking her oath of office, during which she vowed to stay on the present course of action left behind by her predecessor Martín Guzmán, who resigned Saturday.
At least six people were reported dead and 24 others were hospitalized after yet another shooting spree in the United States. This time around it was during a 4th of July parade in Illinois.
Argentina's current economic crisis is taking its toll on football. Transactions involving foreign players who were about to be hired by local clubs have been put on hold after local clubs have been rendered unable to have access to the amount of US dollars needed for the deal to go through.
Argentine President Alberto Fernández chose Silvina Batakis as the new Economy Minister following the resignation of Martín Guzmán during the weekend, a move which has prompted a rise in the informal exchange rate between the local peso and the US dollar, thus fueling already seemingly unstoppable inflation.
According to Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó, Nicolás “Maduro's links with international terrorism are a threat to the region.”
An Uruguayan court has ruled that the national government and the laboratory Pfizer must disclose during a hearing this coming Wednesday the exact components of the COVID-19 vaccine of that brand which is widely used throughout the country.
The Brazilian state-run news service Agencia Brasil Sunday confirmed 76 cases of monkeypox nationwide, while CNN spoke of 78 detections as the malady begins to spread throughout the country.
Colombia's outgoing President Iván Duque said he will not allow Venezuelan leader Nicolán Maduro to attend the inauguration of his successor Gustavo Pedro on August 7 in Bogotá.
The National Survey on Sexual and Gender Diversity 2021 released in Mexico during the weekend showed that 5% of the people of that country recognized themselves as members of the LGBTI+ community. In other words, 95% of the population of 126 million claimed to be heterosexual.
The commercial air link between Punta Arenas, southern Chile, and the Falkland Islands resumed last Saturday after an absence of more than two years because of the Covid 19 pandemic.