As happened during decades in the Falkland Islands, children in rural Colombia are being taught how to identify landmines and ordnance planted near their villages by the several guerrilla groups that ravaged the country during the half-century-long insurrection.
Argentina's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has fallen 0.7% so far in 2021, which in addition to declines in 2018, 2019 and 2020, has led the country's economy to historic lows.
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.
While Canada announced earlier this the reopening of its land border with the United States, there was no such thing as reciprocity, as the administration of President Joseph Biden Wednesday confirmed their mainland crossings north and south shall remain closed for yet another 30 days.
Former Argentine Economy Minister Juan Vital Sourrouille (1985-1989) has died because of colon cancer at the age of 80, it was reported.
Only hours before the different Argentine political parties must register their candidates for the PASO primaries – simultaneous and mandatory – on 12 September, ahead of the midterm election on 14 November, a local public opinion poll has released interesting data on the different leaders and hopefuls, having covered the whole Argentine territory.
Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (2003-2011) Tuesday asked current President Jair Bolsonaro to stop being “stupid” and forecast the latter shall not be reelected in October 2022.
Former Bolivian interim president Jeanine Añez has requested a formal audience with the United Nations High Commissioner on Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, in a letter which she made public on Tuesday in social networks.
Argentine President Alberto Fernández has signed the decree and is to announce Wednesday morning the issuance of the first gender-neutral ID cards.