South America

Tue, 28 Sep 2021 08:51:00 GMT
Uruguayan President to announce measures in view of Argentine border reopening
Uruguay's President Luis Lacalle Pou will be announcing Tuesday a package of measures to contain the impact on businesses in areas bordering Argentina for when the latter reopens its borders on October 1.

Tue, 28 Sep 2021 08:43:00 GMT
Black market of COVID-19 vaccination certificates on the rise
Immunization requirements for travellers or workers have resulted in the development of a black market of Covid-19 vaccination certificates on the Internet, the Buenos Aires daily Crónica reported Monday.

Tue, 28 Sep 2021 08:30:00 GMT
Peruvian currency plunges against US dollar following PM's nationalization threat against gas supplier
The Peruvian sol fell sharply Monday against the US dollar in Lima markets following Sunday's statements from Prime Minister Guido Bellido, who threatened the new government might stabilize the cooking gas supplier Camisea.

Tue, 28 Sep 2021 07:35:00 GMT
Visiting president Piñera and Lacalle Pou address health and post pandemic issues
Trade, health and the post-pandemic, communications and the Pacific basin were some of the issues addressed by Chilean president Sebastian Piñera with his Uruguayan peer, Luis Lacalle Pou, during a one-day visit to Montevideo.

Mon, 27 Sep 2021 13:55:00 GMT
Chile starts vaccinating kids aged 6-11 at schools
Mass vaccination against COVID-19 of over 1.5 million Chilean schoolchildren aged 6 to 11 has kicked off Monday, it was reported. Chilean authorities have also confirmed Sinovac's drug CoronaVac is to be administered but only t...

Mon, 27 Sep 2021 09:39:00 GMT
International community concerned over xenophobia in Chile
The United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) Saturday asked the Chilean Government to guarantee and protect the rights of migrant children, following violent incidents involving foreign citizens in the city port Iquique, which h...

Mon, 27 Sep 2021 09:29:00 GMT
Argentina's revamped cabinet needs to lift cap on meat exports asap
Argentina's new Cabinet Chief Juan Manzur is said to be speeding up the path towards the lifting of caps on meat exports in an attempt to bring in hard currency as the government of President Alberto Fernández desperately trie...

Mon, 27 Sep 2021 09:28:00 GMT
Falklands governor dissolves the Legislative Assembly and tries a cueca on a crutch
Busy days for the Falkland Islands Governor Nigel Phillips CBE, despite his plastered left leg and crutch. Last Friday morning he signed the proclamation to dissolve the Legislative Assembly and the writ to instruct that electi...

Mon, 27 Sep 2021 09:13:00 GMT
Piñera arrives in Uruguay, the second leg of a three South American countries tour
Chilean president Sebastián Piñera with a delegation of two ministers and members of congress will be arriving Monday morning in Montevideo for a meeting with president Luis Lacalle Pou, the second leg of a three countries to...

Mon, 27 Sep 2021 09:03:00 GMT
Falkland Islands Government expands policy for approved visitors
On Wednesday 22 September, ExCo agreed to revise its policy in connection with the categories of visitors allowed entry into the Falkland Islands. This decision was taken as part of the government’s regular review of ongoing ...