Caution minded since Argentine public opinion polls were so far off the mark during the August Primary mandatory elections which triggered the current major political and financial upheaval in the country...
The just over a million registered voters in the Argentine northern province of Salta, next to Bolivia, went to the polls on Sunday to choose candidates for the coming provincial election of governor, lawmakers and city councillors, to be held on 10 November.
Ecuadorean authorities began arresting shopkeepers for raising food prices as indigenous groups clashed with security forces on Sunday in the fourth day of protests against President Lenin Moreno's austerity measures.
Amazon.com Inc.’s cloud division plans to build a regional data center in a free-trade zone in Argentina, according to Buenos Aires media reports. The Seattle-based company is preparing to invest about US$ 800 million in the project over 10 years and will reap considerable tax benefits by locating the data center in the Bahia Blanca-Coronel Rosales districts of the province of Buenos Aires.
Heavy rain that has drenched eastern Bolivia's Chiquitania tropical savanna has put out fires that have ravaged millions of hectares in recent months, authorities said on Sunday.
Russia will find ways to help Cuba get oil and petroleum products, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said in an interview broadcast on Saturday. Medvedev pledged to help develop Cuba’s energy sector during a visit to the island this week but did not announce any short-term measures to provide relief from crippling fuel shortages in the wake of tougher U.S. sanctions.
Portugal's incumbent Prime Minister Antonio Costa's Socialists won a general election on Sunday after presiding over a period of solid economic growth following years of austerity, near total results showed. The Socialist Party (PS) took 37% of the vote, followed by the centre-right Social Democrats (PSD) with 28%, with 98% of constituencies counted, according to the interior ministry.
Pope Francis opened a synod Sunday to champion the Amazon's poverty-stricken and isolated indigenous communities by condemning the destructive interests he blamed for the fires that devastated the region.
A second whistleblower has come forward, this one with first-hand information of the events that triggered an impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump for alleged abuse of power, the informant's lawyer said on Sunday.
A pending US lawsuit over claims related to Bayer's glyphosate-based herbicide Roundup has been delayed, the company said on Sunday with a new court date set for February 2020.