The president of Peru, Martín Vizcarra, called on Friday to fight against corruption in favor of democracy without threats, or armoring, by opposing criticism on the judicial ruling that keeps the opposition leader Keiko Fujimori in preventive detention since Wednesday.
United States imposed new sanctions Thursday on Venezuela and Cuba and promised additional penalties against Nicaragua as the Trump administration laid out a hard-line policy toward countries the White House branded a troika of tyranny.
The World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank are providing Argentina with three loans totaling more than US$1.8 billion, aiming to help the country cope with financial difficulties and support citizens most at risk.
Latin American stocks soared on Thursday with Brazil shares touching an all-time high and Argentina's Merval stock index jumping 6,2%, as global risk appetite recovered on strong corporate earnings and signs that the Sino-U.S. trade war could be contained.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman told the US he considered murdered writer Jamal Khashoggi to be a dangerous Islamist, media reports say. Prince Mohammed reportedly said this in a phone call with the White House after Khashoggi disappeared but before Saudi Arabia admitted killing him.
US justice department has indicted three individuals and two companies based in China and Taiwan for allegedly stealing a US company's trade secrets. This is the fourth economic espionage case the department has brought against Chinese-based companies and individuals since September.
Brazilian authorities said on Thursday they were investigating an alleged attempt to obstruct their investigation into the execution-style killing of an outspoken Rio de Janeiro councilwoman and her driver earlier this year.
Brazil’s President-elect Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday his future administration may keep the agriculture and the environment ministries separate, backtracking from a proposal to combine the two that had alarmed environmentalists.
Almost two-thirds of Scots believe a second vote on Brexit would result in the UK voting to stay in the European Union, a new poll has found. Research by Survation found 64% found a so-called People’s Vote would reverse the result of the 2016 referendum.
There was confusion in Westminster over how close an overall Brexit deal may be after Dominic Raab hinted a deal could be done within weeks. Mr. Raab was accused of a “messy U-turn” after he indicated he expected an EU withdrawal deal finalized by November 21, only for his department to later insist there was no set date.