Experts from all over the world convened in Santiago, Chile, Monday for the opening day of a United Nations (UN) week of adaptation to climate change to address impacts and challenges, it was reported.
At least 7 people died and 46 others were reported missing after a landslide in Ecuador, where authorities had earlier spoken of 16 fatalities but had to review their statements. Another 23 people were also injured in Sunday evening's landslide in Alausi, in the province of Chimborazo, some 300 km south of Quito.
King Charles will make his first foreign visit as monarch on Wednesday, when he and the Queen Consort, Camilla, travel to Germany for a three day visit.. Charles will be the first post-war foreign head of state to receive a ceremonial welcome with full military honors at Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate, and the first British monarch to address Germany’s federal parliament, the Bundestag.
The banking turmoil, and fears, seems to be easing as assets and loans of collapsed California Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) are being bought by rival First Citizens BancShares.
A 28-year-old woman entered the Covenant School in Nashville, Tennessee, wielding two rifles and a handgun and opened fire, killing three children and three adults in what turned out to be the 129th mass shooting in the United States since the beginning of the year. The attacker was also confirmed dead after the incident.
The Ministry of Health of Argentina has prohibited the importation, distribution, commercialization, and advertising of different types of electronic cigarettes and their accessories “throughout the national territory”, due to their potential harm to health.
On Monday, a 13-year-old teenager killed a teacher with a knife and injured four others inside a school in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo, the regional government informed.
Former Argentine President Mauricio Macri Sunday announced through a video posted on social media that he will not be making a new attempt to reach Casa Rosada this year.
The XXVIII Ibero American Summit -the first to be held on-site after the Covid-19 pandemic- concluded Saturday with the so-called Declaration of Santo Domingo whereby the group reportedly supported Argentina's claim to the Falkland/Malvinas Islands together with other issues such as gender equality, energy transition, and the promotion of Spanish / Portuguese bilingualism.
The latest public opinion poll, encuesta Pulso Ciudadano has shown that support for Chilean president Gabriel Boric continues to drop, with almost 70% rejecting the president's performance.