Days after the Libertadores Cup fiasco that proved the city's security authorities inability to escort just one bus, Canadian journalist John Kirton was robbed off his belongings Tuesday in downtown Buenos Aires, as he was finalising details for his coverage of the G-20 Summit.
The first study to investigate micro-plastics around Ascension Island and the Falkland Islands – two of the most remote locations in the South Atlantic Ocean – has found levels of contamination comparable with the waters around the UK.
Mexico's central bank cut its economic growth forecast for 2019 on Wednesday, citing uncertainty over the policies that president-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador will pursue. In its quarterly report on the state of Latin America's second-largest economy, after Brazil, the Bank of Mexico predicted growth of 1.7 to 2.7% next year, down from 1.8 to 2.8% in its previous forecast.
Budget carrier Norwegian Air plans to start flights between London and Rio de Janeiro in March to break what it said was a monopoly enjoyed by British Airways between the two cities.
By Christine Lagarde - As G20 leaders gather in Argentina, the global economy faces a critical juncture. We have had a good stretch of solid growth by historical standards, but now we are facing a period where significant risks are materializing and darker clouds are looming.
A young boy upstaged Pope Francis on Wednesday, escaping from his mother and running onto the papal podium at a general audience, tugging on the hand of a Swiss guardsman and playing behind the pontiff’s chair.
Knickers looms above the thousands of other cattle that he feeds with in rural Western Australia. At some 1,400kg (220st) and 194cm (6ft 4in), the seven-year-old is believed to be the biggest steer in a country home to millions of cattle. And his size has proved to be his saving grace.
Brazil's Central Bank (BCB) President Ilan Goldfajn Wednesday announced a new rule for credit card charges in foreign currency: the sum consumers will have to pay in reais will be calculated on the basis of the exchange rate at the day of the transaction. The measure, however, will become effective as March 1, 2020.
While in Argentina for the upcoming G-20 Summit, Russian President Vladimir Putin is expected to hold bilateral talks with France's Emmanuel Macron, China's Xi Xinpung and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Kremlin sources announced Wednesday.
Carabineros Director General Hermes Soto Monday admitted his force would freeze the Jungle Commando training programme in Colombia. We have no plans to continue sending people to train there, he said.