- Why nations relying on China's Covid vaccines are at risk of more waves
Experts told MailOnline the spiralling crisis in Chile should send a warning to the rest of the world that Chinese-made jabs are too weak to halt the spread of the virus, even with a successful rollout.
Daily Mail. Mon, 12 Apr 2021 17:49:31 GMT.
- Sauvignon Blanc: This Multitalented, Aromatic Grape Is Growing In Popularity
Sauvignon Blanc is famous from Sancerre and Bordeaux in France but plantings have increased enormously around the world in the last 20 years, not least in New Zealand and Chile. Its aromatic character is easy to like and to recognize. ...
By Per and Britt Karlsson, Contributor. Forbes. Mon, 12 Apr 2021 12:55:35 -0400.
- Peru election: Leftwinger Pedro Castillo takes surprise lead
Pedro Castillo is ahead in the first round of the election but will have to contest a second round.
BBC News. Mon, 12 Apr 2021 13:18:51 GMT.
- Guillermo Lasso: Conservative ex-banker elected Ecuador president
Guillermo Lasso, 65, has vowed to attract foreign investment and break away from leftist policies.
BBC News. Mon, 12 Apr 2021 11:38:20 GMT.
- BTS Fans Mobilize to Denounce Anti-Asian Jokes Targeting the Boy Band
A global outcry fueled by a sketch on a Chilean comedy show reflected a growing sensitivity to racist, particularly anti-Asian, speech.
Russell Goldman. New York Times. Mon, 12 Apr 2021 11:30:17 +0000.
- Venezuela to produce Cuban COVID vaccine: Maduro
President Maduro said the country has also secured all funds to acquire 11 million doses via the COVAX mechanism.
Al Jazeera. Mon, 12 Apr 2021 10:30:27 +0000.
- Brazil Still Reeling from COVID With Slow Vaccination Campaign
A lack of national restrictions to try to quell the spread has been criticized by health care workers overburdened by the ongoing pandemic.
Voice of America. Mon, 12 Apr 2021 04:44:20 -0400.
- Asia Today: India overtakes Brazil as 2nd-worst hit country
NEW DELHI (AP) - India reported another record daily surge in coronavirus infections Monday to overtake Brazil as the second-worst hit country. ...
Washington Times. Mon, 12 Apr 2021 03:14:14 -0400.
- Ecuador picks conservative for president; Peru eyes runoff
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) - A conservative businessman seemed headed to Ecuador's presidency, with voters rejecting the leftist movement started by former President Rafael Correa more than a decade ago. ...
Regina Garcia Cano and Gonzalo Solano. Washington Times. Mon, 12 Apr 2021 00:07:08 -0400.
- US mulling cash payments to help curb migration
The White House is mulling sending cash payments to certain South American countries to try to help them battle domestic issues that are leading people to migrate to the U.S.
Tal Axelrod. The Hill. Sat, 10 Apr 2021 00:41:49 +0000.
- fuboTV (FUBO) to Stream South American World Cup Qualifiers
fuboTV (FUBO) acquires the exclusive streaming rights to the Qatar World Cup 2022 qualifying matches of South American Football Confederation.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Fri, 09 Apr 2021 13:43:00 GMT.
- Brazil top court orders probe of Bolsonaro's pandemic steps
- US 'Monitoring' as Iran Sends Fuel Tankers to Venezuela in Defiance of Sanctions
Biden administration took no apparent sanctions enforcement action as 3 Iranian tankers delivered gasoline to Venezuela in late January and February.
Voice of America. Thu, 08 Apr 2021 15:36:34 -0400.
- Covid 19 coronavirus: Jair Bolsonaro's callous remark after Brazil's deadliest day
Brazil's embattled leader is under fire for shocking comments he made about his country's Covid-19 crisis, as deaths skyrocket.Hard-hit Brazil registered its deadliest day yet in the pandemic Tuesday with more than 4000 deaths ...
New Zealand Herald. Thu, 08 Apr 2021 18:03:52 +1200.
- 'A biological Fukushima': Brazil records 4,195 COVID deaths in a single day as commuters pack trains
More than 4,000 COVID deaths have been recorded in a single day in Brazil, with one doctor comparing the country's crisis to a "biological Fukushima".
Sky News. Wed, 07 Apr 2021 00:32:00 +0100.
- Provocations from outside still possible in Venezuela, says Russian envoy
Russia has always held the viewpoint that political contradictions in Venezuela should be resolved through an internal dialogue, the envoy stressed
Tass. Tue, 06 Apr 2021 18:55:57 +0300.
- Michigan detects Brazilian coronavirus variant in resident amid spike in cases
Michigan health officials on Thursday reported the first known case of the Brazilian coronavirus variant in the state.
Alexandria Hein. Fox News. Fri, 02 Apr 2021 11:15:32 GMT.
- Mummified Parrots Found in Chile Suggest Vast Pre-Hispanic Trade Network
People in South America likely kept the birds as exotic pets whose feathers were prized for their use in headdresses and hats
Smithsonian. Wed, 31 Mar 2021 16:06:23 +0000.
- Wisconsin COVID-19: WI health officials announce 434 new virus cases, presence of Brazil variant
Wisconsin health officials announced 434 COVID-19 cases Friday. They also confirmed the presence of a third variant in the state.
Ap. ABC News. Sat, 27 Mar 2021 11:28:21 +0000.
- Digital Education: Why Uruguay's Schoolchildren Are Doing So Well in the Pandemic
Every child gets a laptop from the state, along with online teaching material and animated school books: Uruguay shows how it's done when it comes to digital education.
Spiegel Online. Tue, 23 Mar 2021 12:28:17 +0100.