During his speech at the XXVII Ibero-American Summit of Heads of State and Government, which is held in Andorra although most participants make only video appearances, Uruguay's President Luis Lacalle Pou Wednesday launched an appeal to his fellow leaders to find new ways in the fight against the covid-19 pandemic.Add your comment!
Uruguay continues to be Latin America's leading country regarding energy transition towards renewable sources, according to an index released jointly this week by the World Economic Forum and the Accenture consultancy firm.Add your comment!
The US State Department has updated its travel advisory system, listing almost 80% of the world's countries as red or do not travel, following guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention given the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, it was announced.Add your comment!
During his Bogota stop, South Korea's First Vice Foreign Minister Choi Jong-Kun expressed his country's concerns over Japan's intentions to release the contaminated water into the Pacific Ocean from the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant, the Asian nation's Foreign Ministry announced Tuesday in a statement.Add your comment!
A ten-day mandatory quarantine for travellers arriving into France from South America, namely from Brazil, Argentina, Chile and French Guiana as well as from South Africa, shall be effective as of this coming Saturday, said French Secretary of State for European Affairs, Clément Beaune.Add your comment!
With no South American country among the top 12, the Non-Government Organization Reporters Without Borders (RSF - the acronym for Reporters sans frontières) Monday lowered Brazil's freedom of the press rankings to 111th, thus placing it within the red zone.Add your comment!
Travellers arriving by aeroplane in Panama having stayed in South America for 15 days or more will have to follow the new anti-covid-19 protocols in force since Monday, health and immigration authorities announced.Add your comment!
Peru's Health Ministry has recorded 433 covid-19 related deaths, bringing the total toll to 57,230 in 13 months, it was announced Monday. Also, 7,131 new infections were detected Sunday, bringing the total to 1,704,757. The steep increase comes days after the country's general elections.Add your comment!
Top-notch presidential advisors in Uruguay in matters concerning the coronavirus pandemic are considering the feasibility of a “vaccine passport” like the one used in Israel, it was reported Sunday.Add your comment!
Argentine President Alberto Fernández Friday stood by his decision to shut down all schools for two weeks, among other restrictive measures aimed at curbing the spread of the Covid-19 infections.28 comments