Scandals, Covid, deforestation: Brazil under Bolsonaro
29-09-2022 00:38 A recap of the defining moments of Jair Bolsonaro's presidency so far.
29-09-2022 00:38 A recap of the defining moments of Jair Bolsonaro's presidency so far.
21-09-2022 11:04 National government ends compulsory use of Covid-19 facemasks in enclosed spaces, schools and public transport; Decision now lies in hands of regional governments.
21-07-2022 16:24 The White House announced this morning that President Joe Biden is isolating after testing positive with Covid-19, likely affecting Argentine President Alberto Fernández’s Washington visit, planned for 26 July.
07-07-2022 08:42 Number of undernourished people rose by about 6% to roughly 768 million last year, an annual report by United Nations agencies shows.
16-06-2022 10:51 More than two years on since their introduction, the use of face masks is no longer compulsory in enclosed places in Buenos Aires, City Hall announced this week.
25-05-2022 15:53 UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson defiantly rejected calls to resign after an internal inquiry Wednesday found he presided over a culture of lockdown-breaking parties that ran late into the night and even featured a drunken fight among staff.
23-05-2022 16:20 More than 43,000 Covid-19 infections recorded over past seven days; Over last month, confirmed cases have soared 284%.
22-05-2022 08:28 Popular Pacific Ocean tourist destination Easter Island will reopen to the world on August 1, after more than two years closed due to the pandemic.
18-05-2022 16:34 Pan-American Health Organisation warns that Covid-19 cases are rising in the Americas, driven by increasing infections in the United States, which reported over 605,000 new cases last week.
17-05-2022 12:12 Health Minister Carla Vizzotti warns Argentina is facing a "fourth wave" of the Covid-19 pandemic, following a 92% jump in infections from the previous week; "No new closures" planned, says official.
12-05-2022 00:47 North Korea confirmed its first-ever Covid cases on Thursday and declared a "serious emergency," with leader Kim Jong Un ordering lockdowns across the country.
09-05-2022 13:01 FIFA confirms abandoned 2022 World Cup qualifier between Brazil and Argentina will be replayed, after rejecting appeals from both national federations.
03-05-2022 16:21 Infectious disease specialist and government advisor Hugo Pizzi warns of increase in number of Covid-19 infections as colder weather arrives.
02-05-2022 21:48 In Peru – the country with the highest death rate from Covid-19 – people have continued to use on the street to prevent contagion, despite it no longer being mandatory.
18-04-2022 17:03 Sunday's report from the Health Ministry reported 428 new infections over the last 24 hours, but no deaths – for the first time since March 2020.
18-04-2022 10:35 Brazil's Health Minister Marcelo Queiroga said Sunday the public health emergency measures in place for over two years will soon end, citing a drop in the number of deaths and infections.
13-04-2022 03:26 Chilean government announces relaxation of Covid-19 measures for citizens and tourist travelling to the country.
11-04-2022 18:47 Quizzed about evolution of Covid in the capital, Buenos Aires City Health Minister Fernán Quirós recommends porteños continue to use facemasks in enclosed spaces.
07-04-2022 11:21 Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro vetoed a bill Wednesday that would have provided aid funds to artists and cultural programs hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic, triggering an outcry from opposition lawmakers.
06-04-2022 13:45 Brazil has loosened its pandemic restrictions for international travellers, ending its Covid-19 test requirement for vaccinated passengers and scrapping a lengthy health questionnaire.
29-03-2022 17:14 Economic activity in January fell 0.5% from the previous month; Results signal a slowdown in growth ahead of finalising of IMF debt deal.
04-03-2022 23:07 Opposition PRO party lawmakers walk out on speech to Congress after president once again attacks Macri for agreeing an “unpayable foreign debt” with IMF.
21-02-2022 14:38 Boris Johnson confirmed coronavirus rules will end in England, a significant boost to the UK prime minister as he announced the first major Western economy to scrap government restrictions relating to the pandemic.
10-02-2022 13:00 Covid-19 infections are beginning to decline in several countries in the Americas, but deaths have increased, the Pan American Health Organisation said Wednesday.
01-02-2022 14:25 Latin American countries that have been slow or hesitant to approve at-home Covid-19 tests widely used in developed nations are now turning to them to cope with a resurgence of the virus.
31-01-2022 15:02 A long and lengthy queue of trucks at the border between Argentina and Chile was unblocked on Sunday, after both countries reached an agreement to relax Covid-19 health controls that had delayed some 3,000 vehicles for almost two weeks.
27-01-2022 21:54 Resolution, which will come into effect this Saturday, will cover travellers coming from neighbouring countries who wish to re-enter Argentina.
26-01-2022 21:39 Health Ministry reports more than 88,000 Covid-19 cases over last 24 hours. Authorities report 317 deaths, lifting death toll since start of the pandemic to 120,019.
26-01-2022 18:21 National team coach Lionel Scaloni will not travel to Chile for Thursday's World Cup qualifier in Calama because he is suffering from Covid-19.
25-01-2022 19:30 A total of 8,041,520 confirmed cases of Covid-19 and 119,703 fatalities related to the virus have been recorded since the start of the pandemic, according to official data.
21-01-2022 19:21 Officials on Friday confirmed 118,171 new cases in 24 hours. To date, almost 7.7 million confirmed cases have been recorded since the start of the pandemic, with 118,969 fatalities, 161 of which were registered the previous day.
21-01-2022 17:32 Soledad Acuña sparks controversy, suggesting that some schoolchildren had been “lost” in wake of pandemic.
21-01-2022 02:56 For the first time since the start of the pandemic the coronavirus has reached an Argentine research base in Antarctica, causing the evacuation of nine unvaccinated staff who tested positive for Covid-19.
19-01-2022 10:50 Brazil registered a new record number of daily Covid-19 cases of more than 137,000, according to figures supplied by the nation's Health Ministry on Tuesday.
18-01-2022 22:11 Up to 2,000 trucks are backed up at Argentina's main border crossing with Chile due to tougher Covid-19 testing requirements.
18-01-2022 17:01 Lionel Messi was back in full training with Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday for the first time since testing positive for Covid-19 at the end of last year.
17-01-2022 15:22 European Union takes Australia, Canada and Argentina off its recommended list of countries from where travellers, even those unvaccinated, should be allowed easy entry.
15-01-2022 03:00 The heatwave that hit the Southern Hemisphere and Argentina with particular virulence this week seems to have fried the circuits of more than just the systems controlling the energy grid in the Metropolitan Area of Buenos Aires
14-01-2022 20:11 Argentina’s Health Ministry reported a record high of 139,853 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in 24 hours on Friday, as total infections since the start of the pandemic creep closer to seven million.
14-01-2022 19:32 In Mar del Plata, crowds flock to the beaches, bars, discos, restaurants – and mobile Covid testing units.
13-01-2022 17:08 Argentina's consumer price index accelerated in December by 3.8 percent, lifting the country's inflation rate for 2021 to 50.9% – one of the highest rates in the world.
13-01-2022 16:47 Lionel Messi said on Thursday he needs more time to recover before playing again after contracting Covid-19 earlier this month.
11-01-2022 22:11 Health Minister Carla Vizzotti loosens restrictions for those considered to be close contacts, as Argentina registers record 134,439 new infections over the last 24 hours.
10-01-2022 12:30 Pope Francis says "reality therapy" was needed to battle "baseless information" putting people off getting jabbed.
07-01-2022 22:51 While beachgoers line up in their droves to get tested and take out their sweaty frustrations on medical personnel, though, footballers are conspicuous by their absence.
07-01-2022 22:46 More than 16 million people are expected to travel in the first three months of this year; National government reveals more than 4.5 million tourists used its PreViaje programme in 2021.
07-01-2022 22:18 More than 110,000 infections over the past 24 hours; Health Ministry posts record-breaking number of new cases for fourth straight day.
07-01-2022 12:11 Chile will start administering a fourth Covid vaccine dose to people with weakened immune systems from Monday, announces President Sebastián Piñera.
07-01-2022 12:08 Covid-19 killed at least one parent or primary caregiver for nearly 100,000 children in Peru, its government reported Thursday.