Peruvian health authorities have launched a health alert for 180 days after three cases of the highly contagious H5N1 avian influenza were detected in pelicans, it was announced Thursday in Lima.
Argentine and Mexican fans did not get along very well in Qatar, particularly after provocative chants underlining that ”in the Malvinas (Falklands) they speak English.”
Anibal Torres submitted his letter of resignation late Thursday as president of the Council of Ministers (also referred to as Prime Minister) after eight months on the post following Congress' decision not to support him in a motion of confidence voting.
The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved this week a technical two-year support program for Paraguay regarding macroeconomic policies.
Argentine Liberal Deputy Javier Milei admitted he would gladly face PRO Chairwoman (and Presidential hopeful) Patricia Bullrich in next year's primary elections and if he loses he would agree to serve as Minister of Economy under her.
Argentina and Brazil agreed to extend the current Memorandum of Energy Exchange until 2025, it was reported Thursday. The document, which provides for the exchange of electric power and natural gas between both countries, was about to expire. As per its new wording, the agreement is to be automatically renewed every four years.
Brazil might be on course for their sixth football World Cup title, or at least the fans believe so after a convincing 2-0 victory over Serbia in the second Group G match played in Qatar Thursday.
Chilean authorities Thursday insisted on their yellow alert regarding a possible eruption by the Villarrica volcano. “The definition of a potential danger zone consisting of a radius of 500 meters around the crater is maintained,” the National Geology and Mining Service (Sernageomin) said in a statement.