US President Joseph Biden has tested negative twice for COVID-19 and was therefore spared from further isolation, White House sources announced Wednesday.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned earlier this week that vaccines alone are not enough to stop the spread of the monkeypox epidemic and urged people at risk to take additional precautions. Meanwhile, White House Senior Medical Adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci said in a broadcast interview that about 99% of the cases have occurred in men who have sex with men.
Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva of the Workers' Party (PT) welcomed Colombia's Vice President-elect Francia Márquez, who is on a South American tour before taking office on Aug.7.
Daniel Alberto Passarella, who captained Argentina to their first ever World Cup title, on home soil in 1978, has been reported to have a neurodegenerative condition with combined signs and symptoms of Parkinson's and Alzheimer's disease, which keeps him isolated at home most of the time.
A Montevideo Court of Appeals Tuesday reversed a previous decision by a lower court halting vaccination of children aged between 5 and 13 years against COVID-19, Health Minister Daniel Salinas announced. The administration of these drugs will be resumed Thursday without prior appointments needed.
Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro reiterated his opposition to economic sanctions against Russia and described the Brazilian government's position in the Ukrainian conflict as one of “equilibrium” since Brazil needs a steady supply of Russian fertilizers for its powerful agribusiness sector.
Argentina's monetary authorities Tuesday announced the creation of the “agrodollar,” a special exchange rate for agrifood exporters to liquidate their revenues through formal channels at an exchange rate closer to the parallel (“blue”) quotation.
Positive news for Falklands' oil industry development. All regulatory consents for the transaction between Harbour Energy plc and Israel's Navitas Petroleum LP of its Falkland Islands offshore license interests have been approved by the Falkland Islands government and the United Kingdom minister of state.
Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou Tuesday spoke with his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky on the telephone and conveyed to him the South American country's stance condemning Russia's invasion.
A Falklands Conservation project has identified the Falklands Islands’ inshore waters as globally recognized Key Biodiversity Areas (KBA) for breeding seabirds, driving forward their aim for quality marine management practices in the Islands.