After eight months of deficit, October becomes the second positive month for trade between Argentina and Brazil. Argentina ended a record seven years of surpluses as the market was boosted by iron and steel.
India surpasses 300,000 deaths from COVID-19, becoming the third country to do so after the United States and Brazil. India recorded its last 100,000 deaths in less than a month. Experts warn that the real number of deaths could be much higher as many are not officially recorded; some models speculate that about a million people may have actually died.
The United Kingdom surpasses 100,000 deaths from COVID-19, becoming the fifth country to do so after the United States, Brazil, India, and Mexico.
Russia surpasses three million cases of COVID-19, becoming the fourth country to do so after the United States, India, and Brazil.
Argentina surpasses one million cases of COVID-19, becoming the fifth country to do so after the United States, India, Brazil, and Russia.
Brazil's Ministry of Health reports 54,771 new cases and that there are now 1,032,913 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country, becoming the second country in the world, after the United States, to surpass one million cases.
Argentine Foreign Minister Jorge Faurie announces that the European Union and Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay achieved a breakthrough in free-trade talks after 20 years.
A massive blackout hits Argentina, Uruguay, and southern Brazil, leaving millions without power.
Brazil calls on the United States, asking to explain why US intelligence agencies have been monitoring millions of emails and phone calls of Brazilian citizens in their country.
Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay agree to close their ports to ships flying the flag of the Falkland Islands at a Mercosur meeting; Argentina and the United Kingdom both claim the islands.