President Dilma Rousseff lost a crucial impeachment vote in Brazil’s lower house on Sunday evening, making her removal ever more likely and deepening the country’s political crisis. Rousseff’s opponents easily obtained the two-thirds majority of votes in the 513-member Chamber of Deputies needed to pass the impeachment measure.
Colombia's FARC guerrilla organization called on Sunday for Pope Francis's support to prevent other armed groups from disrupting its efforts to seal a peace deal with the government. The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia and the country's government say they are close to a deal to end a half-century conflict.
The network of Argentine travel agencies under the umbrella organization Lufthansa CityCenter, has come up with a package for Argentines wishing to travel to the Falkland Islands, in search of a cultural approach with an emotive tour of the historic sites of the Islands.
Campaigning in Britain's Brexit referendum officially started on Friday, ten weeks ahead of a vote that will hand Britons their first chance to have their say on Europe since 1975. With opinion polls suggesting the British public are deeply divided on whether to stay in the EU, the Leave campaign's biggest name -- charismatic London mayor Boris Johnson -- will lead its “Brexit blitz” with rallies on the weekend in northern cities.
British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn this week made his most impassioned plea for Britain to stay in Europe, saying the socialist case for the EU had dispelled his long-held suspicion of the bloc. Labour leader Corbyn, who voted against EU membership in a 1975 referendum, said he was now a supporter of the protections it offered workers, consumers and the environment.
Despite growing optimism among Mercosur member countries of reaching a trade agreement with the European Union, Argentine minister of foreign affairs Susana Malcorra has cautioned that the road ahead is not a bed of roses, and the coming exchange of goods and tariff reduction proposals will not satisfy any of the two sides, but that is where serious discussions begin.
An Argentine amateur marathon runner plans next December to join 'Falklands emblematic sites', covering a distance of 280 kilometers in six days which will conclude the last leg linking the two cemeteries, Argentine and British as a message of peace and dialogue.
Once Argentina pays the holdout funds, US District Judge Thomas Griesa will lift the injunctions against the country, court-appointed mediator Daniel Pollack said, following the appeals court ruling that cleared the way for Argentina to pay its debts.
The meeting of the world's leading oil exporters to discuss capping production has ended without agreement. After hours of talks in Qatar, the country's energy minister Mohammed bin Saleh al-Sada said that the oil producers needed more time.
Aid began to flow in Sunday to areas devastated by Ecuador's strongest earthquake in decades and the death toll continued to rise as people left homeless hunkered down for another night outside in the dark.