Peru's Foreign Minister Óscar Maúrtua de Romaña Tuesday received the credentials from Venezuela's new ambassador Alexander Yáñez Deleuze during a ceremony at Lima's Torre Tagle Palace.
At least four people have been reported dead after a group of unidentified gunmen fired shots on two public transport buses late Monday. Another four people have been reported wounded following the attack in southern Port-au-Prince.
According to Argentina's National Meteorological Service (SMN), the weather in Patagonia, particularly in the provinces of Neuquén and Río Negro is about to set a new historic record amid high temperatures and low rainfall which have turned 2021 into the region's hottest and driest year since 1961.
Chilean president-elect Gabriel Boris announced he contacted president Sebastián Piñera to thank him for the invitation to attend the January 26/27 Prosur and Pacific Alliance summits in Colombia, --the current head of government last overseas trip--, but will not join him.
Paraguayan President Mario Abdo Benítez's Government Monday gave real-estate ownership (occupation) certificates to indigenous peoples plus a monetary compensation in accordance with rulings from the Inter-American Court of Human Rights.
Roaming charges for cell phone communications is about to become a thing of the past for countries of The Andean Community (CAN - Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru). Effective Jan. 1, 2022, and thanks to the joint work of its member countries and the institutional strength that it has had for more than 52 years, the citizens of the CAN will not have to pay any additional surcharge for post-paid international roaming and will be able to be more and better communicated.
LATAM Airlines has submitted to Brazil's National Civilian Aviation Agency its flight schedule for the Sao Paulo/Falkland Islands commercial air link resumption, allegedly scheduled for next 9 February, according to Brazilian air industry site, Aeroin.
A shipment of 3 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine has landed in Bolivia Sunday. The batch of the Sinopharm drug is China's largest donation ever to the South American country and will be used particularly on children aged between 5 and 11 years old.
The indigenous Mapuche tribe violent groups in southern Chile, involved in arson and destruction attacks, have warned that as long as forestry and construction companies keep ”devastating our resources, and the jails of southern Chile continue full of Mapuche patriots incarcerated, weichan (armed resistance) will not cease to be it under (president) Piñera or (elected president) Boric”.
The Government of Ecuador has decided to make vaccination against COVID-19 mandatory, except for people with a medical condition that renders the shot counterproductive, it was announced Thursday.