Brazilian health authorities Friday confirmed the first death linked to monkeypox in the country: a 41-year-old man, who was already under treatment for other diseases, including cancer, which caused the worsening of his health condition.
Operators at the Machu Picchu Inca citadel in Peru have agreed to increase the site's capacity from 4,000 to slightly over 5,000 tourists after protests from would-be travelers, it was announced Thursday.
Given the improved performance of Latin America's largest economies, particularly Brazil, Mexico, Colombia and Chile, the IMF has raised the 2022 growth projection for the Latam and the Caribbean.
The UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has announced it intends to withdraw from global paper chart production by late 2026. The UKHO said it will develop “viable, official digital alternatives for sectors still using paper chart products”.
Brazilian steel industry sales have ballooned since the start of the war in Ukraine sparked by the Russian invasion of its territory, which began in February. According to Steel Institute data, shipments of the metal raw material to the European Union increased by more than 830% in the first five months of this year, y-to-y, coinciding with the period of warfare in Eastern Europe.
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After Thursday's announcement of a large-scale cabinet reshuffle at Casa Rosada, the administration of President Alberto Fernández also announced the new destinations of the departing officials.
Unemployment in Uruguay has grown from 8.1% in May to 8.4% in June, according to a National Statistics Institute (INE) report on Activity, Employment and Unemployment released Thursday.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro Thursday signed into law the new provisions for the installation of 5G antennas nationwide, it was announced. The head of state passed the bill in full, meaning he chose not to exercise his veto rights on any part of the document.
Argentine Health Minister Carla Vizzotti convened a meeting with “experts” to generate “strategies to strengthen epidemiological surveillance, work together with the jurisdictions to decentralize diagnosis, train health teams and generate information actions for society.”