Chile's Public Security Institute (ISP) Wednesday authorized the emergency use of the Russian anticoronavirus Sputnik V vaccine by 5 votes in favour, two abstentions and one against, it was announced.
COVID-19 vaccine inequity will have a lasting and profound impact on socio-economic recovery in low and lower-middle-income countries without urgent action to boost supply and assure equitable access for every country, including through dose sharing, according to new data released today by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the World Health Organization (WHO) and the University of Oxford.
An Indonesian crewmember from the Spanish flagged trawler “Playa de Galicia”, operating in the South Atlantic, died of Covid-19 and the vessel is currently in the port of Montevideo under quarantine conditions, with several other seamen hospitalized, according to the latest news from Uruguay and Spain, which have been difficult to confirm.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is still not sure what will happen with the Tokyo 2020 Games due to start in a few hours as coronavirus cases surge in Japan, but they already know the 2032 Games will be held in Brisbane, Australia.
Three additional suspects have been arrested Tuesday in connection with July 7's assassination of Haiti's President Jovenel Moïse which plunged the country into a political crisis.
India's laboratory Bharat Biotech is still waiting for clearance on the part of the Asian country's Government for the shipment of the 2 million doses of anticoronavirus vaccines purchased by Paraguay, it was reported Tuesday.
During the first half of the year, (Jan/Jun), 29,500 tons of fish products were landed at the port of Ushuaia which represents 53% over the same period a year (19,250 tons), according to the latest stats from Argentina's Fisheries Under Secretariat. Officials from Tierra del Fuego point out that much can be attributed to the fact that April 2020 was a “completely dead month”, because of the pandemic.
The Government of Canada Monday announced it will reopen its land borders to US citizens who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of August 9.
By Ana Palacio (*) – The EU well knows that when it comes to expanding its influence within a country or region, China plays the long game. But China is also adept at identifying opportunities to make rapid progress, and Latin America’s escalating crises represent a golden one.
Haiti's acting Prime Minister Claude Joseph finally agreed to step down and allow the formation of a new government under Ariel Henry, who President Jovenel Moïse had appointed two days before his assassination.