Uruguay, Argentina, Paraguay, and Chile have announced a joint bid to co-host the 2030 football World Cup finals under the motto Together 2030. The intended 2030 tournament will feature 48 teams and some 80 matches will be played in 14 stadiums. The last World Cup to be held in South America was ”Brazil 2014
Peru's one-house Congress Thursday denied President Pedro Castillo Terrones permission to attend the inauguration of Colombia's new President Gustavo Petro in Bogota on Aug. 7. Castillo had filed for clearance to be out of the country between Aug. 6 to 8, as per Article 102 of the Constitution.
Despite Superminister Sergio Massa's announcement that he would not moot for a devaluation of the Argentine peso, banking entities have issued separate reports raising doubts as to the newly-appointed official's strategy, with the spotlight on the exchange rate issue.
Falklands Conservation (FC) has announced the launching of its new Darwin Plus-funded project for long-term restoration work on New Island Nature Reserve. New Island is one of the remotest islands in the Falklands archipelago, which runs a wildlife reserve and centre for scientific research, expected to considerably improve with the appointment of a new Bio-security and Invasives Manager.
Brazil shipped 55.1 million tons of soybeans in the first half of 2022, which is 8.87% less than in the same period of 2021 (60.5 million tons), according to the National Association of Cereal Exporters. (Anec).
Some schools in Antofagasta were reported to have suspended on-site classes as the number of COVID-19 cases nationwide continues to grow.
The British embassy in Santiago has announced that applications for United Kingdom Chevening Scholarship for the 2023/24 academic year opened on August 2 until November first 2022, via chevening.org.apply
Lawmakers from the United States met Thursday in Asunción with Paraguay's Defense Minister Bernardino Soto Estigarribia to discuss matters of mutual interest, one day ahead of their encounter with President Mario Abdo Benítez at the López Palace.
A shipment of 5,2 tons of cocaine bound for the Netherlands was seized in June, the Dutch police reported. An Uruguayan company involved in the shipment of 4,5 tons of cocaine was definitively closed by the government. An attempt to introduce cocaine in coffee bags to Europe was caught in Brazil, as well as another intended shipment of 4,5 tons of cocaine destined for Antwerp.
The United States Government Thursday declared monkeypox a health emergency amid an increasing number of infections nationwide. The decision allows the agencies concerned to have access to emergency funds and manage vaccines and treatments for the malady, which has not yet been linked to any death in the country.