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South America

3 de mayo de 2021, 16:42

Santiago de Chile, May 3 (Prensa Latina) Chile's Minister of Health Enrique Paris showed optimism on Monday about the celebration of the elections of May 15 and 16 in a favorable situation regarding the Covid-19 pandemic.

Mexico, (Prensa Latina) The governments of Mexico and Bolivia will remove visa requirement for visitor without permission for paid activities in favor of Bolivians as of May 24, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs informed on Monday.

La Paz, May 3 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia's Deputy Minister of Foreign Trade, Benjamin Blanco, on Monday confirmed that plans are underway to produce Russian Covid-19 vaccines in the country.

La Paz, May 3 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia's President Luis Arce announced on Monday that his government will finish at least 1,800 works boosted by former president Evo Morales and paralyzed after the coup in November 2019.

Bogota, May 3 (Prensa Latina) Colombian Finance Minister Alberto Carrasquilla resigned on Monday as a result of popular rejection of the tax reform bill, of which he is the author.

Quito, May 3 (Prensa Latina) The Emergency Operations Committee (COE) reported breaches during the weekend's curfew.

Quito, May 3 (Prensa Latina) Ecuador on Sunday exceeded one million people vaccinated against Covid-19, despite irregularities and complaints reported to face the health emergency.

Buenos Aires, May 3 (Prensa Latina) Argentina is approaching 3 million cases with the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, which causes Covid-19, after reporting between 15,000 to 25,000 cases in April per day.

Tourism in Chile falls 92.6 percent in the first quarter of the yearSantiago de Chile, May 2 (Prensa Latina) The arrival of foreign tourists to Chile fell 92.6 percent in the first quarter of the year compared to the same period of 2020, according to data from the Tourism Barometer released on Sunday.

Brazilian state of Rio lacks Covid-19 vaccinesBrasilia, May 2 (Prensa Latina) The Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro was reportedly obliged to suspended vaccination of the second dose of the Chinese made CoronaVac, due to the lack of immunizers.

Organizers called for third edition of African film festivalKinshasa, May 2 (Prensa Latina) Organizers of the Quibdo Film Festival, an event that connects the realities of Colombia and Africa called on Sunday for the event's third edition, which will take place in September in the Democratic Republic of Congo.