Uruguayan health authorities have launched a recommendation during the weekend that immunocompromised patients and anyone over the age of 50 should take their fifth dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
A three-day party has been organized in St Helena, December, 3,4,5 for Jonathan the tortoise who turns 190. Jonathan is believed to be the oldest chelonian alive.
“Lots of people should be looking to you as a very good example as to what can be achieved”, said Princess Anne in one of several receptions she was honored with during her six day visit to the Falkland Islands to mark the 40th anniversary of the Liberation of the Islands and the projection to the future of the dynamic British Overseas Territory in the South Atlantic.
One of the events Princess Anne and Sir Timothy Laurence much enjoyed during their visit to the Falkland Islands was the colorful and festive display for the Falklands Multicultural Day 2022 at Goose Green.
In Latin America and the Caribbean some 200 million people live in poverty, with 82 million in extreme poverty, points out a report from the UN Economic Commission for the region, ECLAC. The numbers are equivalent to 32,1% and 13,1% of the total population and need to be urgently addressed to avert the risk of a lost generation.
The autonomous Government of the Falklands Islands, FIG, Gilbert House in an official release has given its support for the idea of a map to commemorate those who lost their lives during the Liberation of the Falkland Islands in 1982. The initiative started at the time of the 25th anniversary and became reality this year.
President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) Friday told his Colombian colleague Gustavo Petro that Mexico had accepted the invitation to join as guarantor of the peace talks between the South American country's administration and the National Liberation Army (ELN) guerrillas.
Dozens of cities in Latin America and around the world were the scene where thousands of women marched on a new International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, better known as 25N.
Volunteers were given Friday their first injections of SpiN-Tec MCTI UFMG, a vaccine against COVID-19 developed in Brazil with national technology and inputs and financed with resources from Brazilian institutions, according to Agencia Brasil.
Search and rescue teams in Indonesia have so far retrieved 310 bodies after Tuesday's 5.6-degree tremor that hit the Cianjur region in the country’s West Java province, it was reported Friday. The whereabouts of at least 24 people are still unknown and over 36,000 residents have been displaced, the authorities also said.