An Argentine official has given some on-air sex education for onanistic lovers in the time of the coronavirus, Reuters has reported
Argentina and Chile both said they had confirmed their first case of the novel coronavirus in patients who recently returned from travels.
A military plane with 38 people on board has disappeared en route to Antarctica, Chile's air force says.
Seventeen people have died and more than 5,000 detained. Chilean President Sebastián Piñera has announced reforms aimed at ending days of violent protests.
Eleven people died after looters torched a garment factory near Chile's capital Santiago, bringing the death toll in violent protests to at least seven.
President Piñera has suspended the rise in metro fares that sparked the protests, but unrest has continued.
Lionel Messi claimed Argentina were treated unfairly at the Copa America and did not collect his bronze medal after being controversially sent off in the 2-1 third-place play-off win over Chile.
On 22-23 august a symposium on Irish studies in South America was held in Santiago de Chile under the title "Cultural Dialogues between Chile and Ireland" with sections on migration and diaspora, nationalism, literature, translation and visual arts.