The One Ocean Summit (OOS), an environmentalist gathering in the city of Brest sponsored by the French presidency of the Council of the European Union, is to deliver its findings Friday after three days of deliberations among delegates from up to 40 countries, which agree that regarding pollution and the preservation of water we are all in the same boat.
Mexico City Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum came under heavy flak Thursday for her handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly for the alleged manipulation of a study which recommended the use of ivermectin to treat this disease.
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro Thursday said dictatorship of the pen ruled in his country but failed to elaborate on his comments, which were construed as aimed at the Federal Supreme Court (STF) with which the head of state has been at odds.
The Economist published on Thursday its Democracy Index for 2021, in which Uruguay was ranked 13th, within the spectrum of “full democracies”, being above the 8 points awarded by the ranking.
The price of bread in Argentina is to rise between 20% and 25% as of next Monday, Feb. 14 in a very special St Valentine's Day gift both to consumers and to a Government that is struggling to curb inflation and keep the exchange rate of the local peso against the US dollar from skyrocketing.
The Russian government of President Vladimir Putin Thursday asked all non-essential staff at the embassy in Kiev to leave Ukraine as joint military drills with Belarus started near the border.
Brazil's Lower House passed a bill late Wednesday whereby requirements for the certification of chemicals used in agriculture would be eased. The measure was supported by the agribusiness sector and criticized by environmentalists.
The 73-year-old Prince Charles of Wales Thursday tested positive for COVID-19 for the second time, the Office of the heir to the British throne announced. His Royal Highness had already been infected early into the pandemic.
Carolina Ribera, daughter of former interim Bolivian President Jeanine Añez, has announced her mother had gone on a hunger strike on the eve of the start of her trial for the so-called “Coup d'etat II” case. Áñez is charged with violating the Constitution by proclaiming herself president of that nation.
The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Wednesday reported the wave of COVID-19 infections in Latin America caused by the Omicron variant of the SARS-CoV-2 was beginning to decline.