The Falkland Islands Government has today published its findings from the 2021 census. Sunday 10 October 2021 marked the 25th Falkland Islands census since the first carried out by a resident Governor in 1842.
Brazil's Health Ministry has increased to 31 the number of laboratories nationwide equipped to corroborate if a patient's infection corresponds to monkeypox through the delivery of testing kits developed and produced by the Rio de Janeiro-based Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz).
Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou, who holds the pro-tempore presidency of Mercosur, Monday welcomed European Union (EU) High Representative Josep Borrell in Montevideo to discuss the future of the agreement between the two trade blocs.
Argentina's Health Ministry had its computer system hacked. Sensitive data such as names of people infected with the HIV virus were reportedly leaked while false information was added to the databases, it was reported.
Rishi Sunak, the grandson of Indian immigrants, was nominated Monday by the British Conservative Party to replace Liz Truss as its leader and next prime minister, as his rival, Leader of the House of Commons Penny Mordaunt, failed to win enough support to run.
According to the most recent polls, incumbent President Jair Bolsonaro keeps narrowing the gap with the former head of state and challenger Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva ahead of the Oct. 30 runoffs.
Experts have determined that the cause of the recent death of 30 whales in the Valdés Peninsula, in the Argentine province of Chubut, was a harmful algal bloom also referred to as “red tide.” The findings of the dead mammals took place between late September and early October.
Argentine media reported over the weekend that ultraliberal Congressman Javier Milei might make it to the runoff in next year's presidential elections, which would bring an end to the polarization between the leftwing Peronists of the Everybody's Front (Frente de Todos - FdT) and the center-leftists of Together for Change (Juntos por el Cambio - JxC).
Argentine Judiciary authorities explained that the members of the Revolución Federal (RF) rebel group arrested last week (Jonathan Morel, Sabrina Basile Gastón Guerra, and Leonardo Sosa) will not be freed for now because they could hinder the investigation and intimidate victims and witnesses.
The government of Paraguay has lifted all sanitary requirements to enter the country, effective Monday, Oct. 24, it was announced.