Bolivia's Vice President David Choquehuanca and six members of the cabinet have tested positive for COVID-19, it was announced Tuesday.
The request from indigenous peoples in the south of Chile and dozens of domestic and international NGO organizations banning salmon farming in nature-protected areas was again frozen in the Chilean congress and will have to wait for its consideration in the following legislature when the next government takes office.
A Catholic mass will soon be offered in Spanish at St Mary’s church in Falkland Islands' capital, Stanley in a bid to make services more accessible. The Falklands community is richly diverse, including a strong representation of South American nationalities.
On Monday the Chilean Elections Qualifying Tribunal, Tricel, officially proclaimed Gabriel Boric as president-elect of Chile, following his victory in the runoff last 19 December. The ceremony was held at the Tricel offices in Santiago but under the most strict security and sanitary measures given the surge in Covid 19 cases.
The Falkland Islands Government and LATAM Airlines Group have denied that a date for the resumption of passenger flights to South America has been agreed upon. Recently international media reports had suggested LATAM Brazil had requested regular flights connecting Mount Pleasant airport and São Paulo to resume by the start of February.
Guyana's exports for the year 2021 of approximately 434,535 tons of rice, paddy, and its by-products meant US $ 201 million in revenues, according to Agriculture Minister Zulfikar Mustapha, after new export markets such as the British Virgin Islands (BVI) as well as Estonia and Slovenia were added to the list of buyers.
The Taiwanese Embassy in Asunción has conveyed to the Paraguayan Government tariffs had been cut down to zero for the purchase of 11 Paraguayan products under the Economic Cooperation Agreement already in force between the two countries.
A hero rat who was commended for his outstanding service detecting landmines has died. Magawa, a giant African pouched rat trained to find unexploded ordnance, was retired last year.
Argentina again commits a major diplomatic blunder, this time at the taking office ceremony of Nicaraguan president-dictator Daniel Ortega. The four-time president was reelected in what has been considered a fraudulent, illegitimate voting process with some forty opposition members, including presidential hopefuls, imprisoned and impeded from participating.
A fire in Iquique, in the Tarapacá region, has left some 400 Chileans homeless, including 15 injured Monday, but no fatalities were reported. But when things seemed to be getting back to normal, a second fire not far from the previous one added to the locals' nightmare.