Peruvian health authorities announced that face coverings will no longer be mandatory in indoor settings nationwide, except in hospitals, public transport, and among people with respiratory symptoms.
Residents in the eastern Ukrainian republics of Donetsk and Lugansk in the Donbas regions and in other parts of Russian-controlled territories began voting Friday in a referendum with which Moscow seeks to legitimize the military deployment in the area since February.
Chilean General Guillermo Paiva Hernández has resigned as head of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (EMCO) following the leaking of classified information to the press which went viral Thursday
Uruguayan authorities are reviewing their options to tackle the presence of arsenic in faucet water in various towns nationwide, it was reported this week.
According to one of the world's leading financial magazines, Uruguay remains “a haven of stability in a volatile region.” The report featured the opinions of experts participating in a regular survey, who were asked to evaluate 174 countries quarterly.
Brazil and the European Union (EU) have reached a bilateral agreement on agricultural commodity quotas to adapt them to the bloc’s change in size following the Brexit departure of the United Kingdom. Under the new agreement, EU will reduce quotas, but, in return, UK decided to open others proportionately, thus preserving Brazil’s export window for both markets.
Chilean police have launched a major search for a British scientist who has gone missing in the north of the country. Thomas Richard Marsh, an astrophysicist at University of Warwick, was last seen a week ago near the astronomical observatory La Silla on the outskirts of the Atacama Desert where he is understood to have been working.
Fresh air for highly indebted Latam, probably still the largest Latin American air carrier. In effect, a group of banks led by Goldman Sachs Group Inc. has launched a leveraged loan sale that will support Latam Airlines Group SA’s exit from bankruptcy.
Chile's Defense Minister Maya Fernandez was summoned back to Santiago at the earliest time possible after classified documents involving the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the relationship between President Gabriel Boric Font and his Argentine colleague Alberto Fernández went public.
The UK government on Thursday lifted England's moratorium on the fracking process to extract oil and gas, saying the move aims to shore up energy security as Russia cuts gas deliveries amid tensions over its invasion of Ukraine and the intensification of the war.