Peruvian health authorities Monday reported 1,463 cases of monkeypox in 16 of the country's regions, while 812 patients had already been discharged, as Health Ministry officials were monitoring the close contacts of those infected.
Former Bolivian President Evo Morales had his cell phone stolen during the weekend, which prompted a full-scale operation to retrieve the device, it was reported Sunday.
Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro sent a letter expressing his solidarity to Argentine Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (CFK) after prosecutors requested a 12-year jail sentence against her.
Peruvian Judge Jhonny Gómez Sunday ordered the pre-trial detention for 30 months of President Pedro Castillo Terrones' sister-in-law Yenifer Paredes and other defendants in a corruption case because they posed a flight risk, among other reasons.
Colombian Defense Minister Iván Velásquez announced Thursday that all military actions against rebel groups will be halted if the presence of children at the target locations is confirmed or suspected.
Colombian President Gustavo Petro has announced he had picked former Senator Armando Benedetti to become Colombia's new ambassador to Caracas following his decision to resume full diplomatic ties with the administration of Nicolás Maduro.
Bolivian health authorities Wednesday announced that an 11-year-old girl in the department of Cochabamba was among the 49 confirmed cases in the country of monkeypox, a malady that usually affects male adults.
Cuba and Mexico have joined the list of countries such as Brazil, Peru, and Spain, where people with monkeypox have died, it was reported Tuesday. Worldwide, there have been 41,664 cases and 12 deaths.
President Gustavo Petro has appointed his fellow former M-19 guerrilla combatant Manuel Alberto Casanova to head the Colombian National Intelligence Directorate (DNI), which will be for the first time not be run by a military officer.
With financial support from the Global Environment Facility (GEF), FAO’s Livestock and Climate project approached producer organizations in Uruguay to assess the situation of individual farms and help implement climate smart strategies that not only enhance meat production but also encourage the re-growth of vegetation and the return of biodiversity.