The Guyana Police Force (GPF) have denied that citizens from Haiti are being prevented from entering the country.   In a statement, the GPF said “it has not been directed by any authority, neither has the commissioner of police been instructed by the Minister of Home Affairs” to ban individuals from the French-speakingContinue Reading

Colombia has been removed as the co-hosts of the upcoming Copa America as a result of the ongoing protests.  CONMEBOL rejected Colombia’s request to postpone the event to November  CONMEBOL guarantees the realization of the 2021 Copa America and in the coming days will inform on where the games originally scheduled toContinue Reading

Colombian President Ivan Duque has announced that that Marta Lucía Ramírez has been as  the new Foreign Minister of Colombia. She replaces Claudia Blum to the ministerial post,  “I want to appoint our vice president, Dr. Marta Lucía Ramírez de Rincón, as the new foreign minister of the republic”, Duque said.  Ramirez will maintain her position as vice presidentContinue Reading

A new report, Failed state of health: Health emergency in Indigenous Peoples of Espinar, Peru by the Amnesty International has found that Members of the Indigenous K’ana People’s communities in Espinar province have high levels of metals and toxic substances in their bodies and the Peruvian state is failing in its obligation to guarantee their right to health, Continue Reading

As per a report, published by a group of university researchers and experts from environmental organisations including the World Wildlife Fund Brazil and the Centro da Vida Institute,  around 94 %  of deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon is illegal, and President Jair Bolsonaro’s promise to eliminate it looks doubtful given a lack ofContinue Reading

In a major blow to the government of Chile,  Independent candidates, won about 40 percent of the vote to form the bulk of a 155-member body to draft the charter of the new Chilean constitution.   President Sebastian Pinera said the outcome showed that his government and political parties were not “attuned toContinue Reading

Argentina recorded last March a trade surplus of US$400 million, which represented a year-on-year contraction of 65%.  According to Argentina’s National Institute of Statistics and Censuses (Indec), the volume of trade exchange (exports plus imports) increased by 46.5 % year-on-year and reached 11.04 billion dollars.  According to official data, inContinue Reading

American Airlines Co has said that it will reduce flights to some destinations in South America because the COVID-19 pandemic has reduced demand.  The U.S. airline said it was suspending service to Manaus, Brazil, from Miami until Nov. 2 and delaying the start of service from New York to SantiagoContinue Reading

Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro wrote a letter to his US counterpart Joe Biden in which he has pledged to end the illegal deforestation in Brazil by 2030.   “In an unequivocal measure of support for your efforts, we wish to reaffirm our commitment to eliminate illegal deforestation in Brazil by 2030,” said Bolsonaro’sContinue Reading

Argentina Minister of Development and Production Matias Kulfas has said that Argentina expects a 6% growth in industrial output in 2021.  He said he expected Argentina’s economy as a whole to expand 5% to 6% during the year, based on preliminary data and depending on how the novel coronavirus evolves and its impact on growth. TheContinue Reading