Since Paraguayan Vice President Hugo Velázquez is yet to resign from his post, which he had vowed to do Friday after being added by the United States to the list of significantly corrupt individuals, Senator Martín Arévalo stressed that the Lower House would have to move on with the impeachment procedures.
Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency (Anvisa) has agreed to end the mandatory wearing of facemasks on airplanes, which will be henceforth just recommended, it was reported. The measure will become effective as soon as it is published in the Official Gazette.
The European Union has noticed of Russia's and China's advancements in Latin America and is devising a series of measures to counter those effects and avoid losing its traditional partners, it was reported.
During a virtual forum held at the Catholic University of Chile, Ukraine's President Volodymir Zelensky claimed Russia did not want his country to develop stronger ties with Latin America, which he urged to join global sanctions against his enemy.
The Falklands government in a public service announcement is offering a ”no questions asked' Royal Falkland Islands Police firearms and ammunition amnesty running from 26 August to 3 September..
Upcoming power cut. The Power & Electrical Section would like to inform the public that there will be a power cut on Thursday 18 August from 3:15 pm to 4:15 pm, the following areas will be affected:
Experts Wednesday issued a series of recommendations after the medical journal The Lancet reported the first case of human-to-dog transmission of monkeypox last week. The case occurred in France.
Uruguay's Health Minister Daniel Salinas Wednesday explained the monkeypox outbreak in his country was stable after 50 suspected cases have been ruled out.
Uruguay's domestic trade has recorded a 5.3% drop in sales of products and services during the second quarter of 2022, the Chamber of Commerce and Services reported Wednesday.
Peru has the highest monkeypox infection rate per million inhabitants and it also ranks third in the world behind the United States and Canada, the latest Oxford University global monkeypox surveillance study released Wednesday showed.