Dominican authorities found 1,378,178 million dollars inside a private plane with Venezuelan registration. It is being investigated if the confiscated money was the product of an international drug trafficking transaction.
The United Nations Decolonization Committee, C24, reiterated its call on Argentina and the UK to resume bilateral negotiations for a “peaceful and long-lasting” solution to the Falkland/Malvinas Islands sovereignty dispute.
Uruguay's prisons chief resigned on Tuesday in the wake of a sensational jailbreak by Italian mob boss Rocco Morabito, “Milan's cocaine king” that angered Rome, which was awaiting his extradition.
Brazil's Supreme Court on Tuesday delayed until August its decision on an appeal by imprisoned former President Lula da Silva who argued he should be freed because leaked private messages showed that the judge who convicted him was not impartial.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday reversed a move to loosen gun control laws by presidential decree, in a strategic retreat after lawmakers pushed back on one of the far-right leader’s key campaign promises.
Facebook Inc’s fine for withholding WhatsApp messages from a drug-trafficking investigation in Brazil should be reduced to 23 million reais (US$ 5 million), a Brazilian federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday.
China said it will not allow discussion of Hong Kong at the G20 summit this week even as US President Donald Trump plans to raise the city's mass protests during his meeting with President Xi Jinping.
Mexico's president vowed on Tuesday to investigate the controversial detention of migrants trying to cross the US border, saying the 15,000 troops he has deployed there have no such orders.
United States president Donald Trump targeted Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and other top Iranian officials with sanctions taking a dramatic, unprecedented step to increase pressure on Iran after Tehran’s downing of an unmanned American drone.