Monthly Archives: April 2021

Health regulator authorizes Fiocruz to produce key Covid-19 vaccine component in Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL -  The National Health Regulator (ANVISA), in a decision taken this Friday, April 30, authorized the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz)...

Governor of Rio de Janeiro definitively removed from office for corruption in pandemic

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A special court, formed by judges and state legislators, unanimously impeached, on Friday, April 30, the suspended governor of...

Rio de Janeiro concludes the largest privatization of basic sanitation services in Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The state of Rio de Janeiro celebrated this Friday, April 30, the largest privatization of basic sanitation services in...

Brazil confirms 68,333 cases and 2,595 new Covid-19 deaths in 24h (April 30)

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In the last 24 hours, Brazil has recorded 2,595 deaths and 68,333 new cases of Covid-19, according to data...

Uruguay struggles to cease being “too small” an art market

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Uruguay is facing the challenge of ceasing to be "too small a market" for art and must therefore invest...

Colombia’s unemployment stood at 14.2 % in March

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Colombia's unemployment in March 2021 stood at 14.2%, a 1.6 percentage point increase compared to the same month in...

City of Rio de Janeiro extends restrictive measures until May 10th

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The city of Rio de Janeiro has decided to extend restrictive measures against Covid-19 until May 10th. The rules...

Controversy in Dominican Republic over new penalties for corruption

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The punishment for corruption in the new Criminal Code bill under discussion in the Dominican Republic has sparked controversy...

Unions in Ecuador demand respect and protection for workers

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Representatives of Ecuador's labor unions demanded respect for workers' rights through slogans focused on their protection against the advance...

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