Thursday, May 19, 2022

South America

Peru minister resigns after party that breached Covid rules

The South American country has been hit hard by the pandemic, with over 200,000 people dead from the virus – the world's highest death rate per capita – according to AFP's tally of official data.

South America’s second longest river is drying up, baffling experts

The decrease has become so drastic that it is affecting commercial shipping, electricity generation, fishing, tourism, as well as the provision of water for drinking and irrigation.

South America Covid situation turning in ‘wrong direction’, says WHO

WHO says eight of the 10 countries reporting the highest mortality rates in the last week were in the Americas.

Fierce Argentina abortion debate to end in Senate vote

If the bill passes, it will make Argentina the first big country in Catholic Latin America to allow abortion on demand.

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