Argentine health authorities have reported over the weekend a significant increase in the number of COVID-19 cases nationwide last week (52,745 ), a 26% increase over the previous week.
Paraguayan authorities have admitted they only had 83 properly trained park rangers to guard some 2.4 million protected hectares, way below international standards of one for every 500 hectares.
The Brazilian market of battery-powered vehicles has crossed the psychologically relevant threshold of 100,000 units in circulation nationwide, as sales of this type of vehicle grew 47% yoy in the first semester of 2022, it was reported.
Argentine Prosecutor Diego Luciani Monday claimed there was “enormous relevant evidence” against current Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner and 12 other defendants in a corruption case regarding public works in the province of Santa Cruz between 2003 and 2015.
An experimental warship has been unveiled by the Royal Navy to be used to test state-of-the-art technology, including autonomous systems. The unique new test-bed ship – a 42m, 270-ton vessel named after former Royal Navy sailor and Nobel Prize winner Patrick Blackett – arrived in Portsmouth this week.
The main Argentine agriculture and business show is annually held on the grounds of Palermo, since Saturday in its major ring where the best cattle, sheep, and horses of the event are paraded, has in the center peaty soil from the Falkland Islands.
According to the latest UNWTO World Tourism Barometer, international tourism saw a strong rebound in the first five months of 2022, with almost 250 million international arrivals recorded. This compares to 77 million arrivals from January to May 2021 and means that the sector has recovered almost half (46%) of pre-pandemic 2019 levels.
Venezuela's increasingly deeper ties with Iran have resulted in flag carrier Conviasa starting nonstop services to Tehran once a week as of Sunday, it was announced.
Paraguayan President Mario Abdo Benítez last week announced he would up funding for the National Intelligence Secretariat (SNI), an agency created in 2018. Abdo justified his move on the body's precarious budget, due to which it relies on foreign cooperation to fulfill its mission.
The legal and political challenges in the South Atlantic fishery, particularly those related to the fishing activities neighboring Argentina's EEZ, and implications of the Falklands/Malvinas Question were the central discussion of a seminar held at the Argentine foreign ministry.