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.Add your comment!
Uruguay's Center for Economic Research (CINVE) Thursday submitted its latest report, which showed a projected Gross Domestic Product lowered from previous expectations, given the economic consequences of measures taken to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.Add your comment!
Argentine President Alberto Fernández Wednesday announced further restrictions for the Buenos Aires Metropolitan Area (AMBA) in a manoeuvre to curb the so-called second wave of the covid-19 disease.1 comment
The Argentine government has announced a shipment of 864,000 doses of the AstraZeneca anti-covid-19 vaccine is due at Buenos Aires' Ezeiza airport onboard a KLM flight this coming Sunday morning.Add your comment!
Brazil's Senate Tuesday created a Parliamentary Investigation Commission (CPI) to evaluate President's Jair Bolsonaro's handling of the coronavirus pandemic, it was announced.Add your comment!
The Colombian government Tuesday imposed a full-scale lockdown on the cities of Bogota, Medellin, Barranquilla and Santa Marta as new covid-19 infections push Intensive Care Units to their limit, it was reported.Add your comment!
Chile's monthly report issued by the Central Bank Monday forecast inflation to close 2021 with a cumulative 3.2%, with no significant changes in sight for 2022 and 2023.Add your comment!
UN Secretary-General António Guterres Monday agreed with several world leaders on the convenience to tax the wealthiest, so that States have more resources to support the vulnerable population which has been severely affected by the coronavirus pandemic.Add your comment!
The mayor of a municipality in the western Venezuelan state of Yaracuy this week forced people to mark the homes of Covid-19 patients in his community with signs to prevent visits and prevent contagion.Add your comment!
Following the latest death toll from covid-19 in Uruguay (238 in the last seven days), the country moved up to second place in South America in terms of the number of deaths from the disease relative to its population (3.5 million) in the last week. A study shows that the behaviour of the population in the face of the pandemic during 2020 has changed in the last weeks, resulting in more mobility amid record daily cases and a progressive vaccination program.