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Montevideo, October 4th 2023 - 00:39 UTC

Stories for May 7th 2023

  • Sunday, May 7th 2023 - 13:27 UTC

    Lula insists Brazilians need to get vaccinated against Covid-19

    “The Federal Government will promote health, science, and research in our country. It will act to preserve lives,” Lula stressed from London.

    Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva highlighted during the weekend the end of the Covid-19 international emergency. The South American country was the second with the most deaths recorded from the malady. Lula blamed his predecessor Jair Bolsonaro's denialism for that fact.

  • Sunday, May 7th 2023 - 12:45 UTC

    Chile votes again to draft new Constitution

    Last year's draft was turned down massively in a referendum, but Boric chose to insist

    Over 15 million Chileans are to vote Sunday in order to form the 50-member body to draft a new Constitution with which to replace the one stemming from the Augusto Pinochet military regime after the previous project was massively turned down in a referendum in September last. Voting is mandatory and fines are imposed on those who cannot justify their omission.