The Electoral Observation Mission of the Organization of American States (OAS) in Bolivia on Wednesday, strongly condemned the acts of violence that have been recorded in various parts of the country over the last days and made an urgent call for calm.
Argentine president-elect Alberto Fernandez revealed that last week he received a call from UK opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn, and despite the ideological affinity, the incoming president said that Argentina under his administration would, always, claim the Falklands/Malvinas Islands sovereignty.
Chile's president said on Wednesday his government had “nothing to hide” concerning allegations that police killed, tortured and sexually assaulted civilians during deadly protests against him. Prosecutors say five of the 20 deaths recorded in the protests against high living costs were suspected to have been at the hands of security forces.
Lawmakers in Brazil have watered down pro-gun President Jair Bolsonaro's proposal that would have allowed ordinary people to carry weapons in public.
Brazil's auction of drilling rights to four deep-sea oil fields raised a disappointing US$17 billion on Wednesday, officials said, well short of expectations for the highly-anticipated mega sale.
Political instability in Argentina and Chile is taking a toll on Itaú Unibanco Holding SA’s businesses beyond its home market of Brazil, Chief Executive Candido Bracher said on Tuesday.
Colombia's defense minister has resigned after coming under fire for failing to disclose the deaths of several minors in a military operation. Guillermo Botero submitted his resignation to President Iván Duque on Tuesday evening, citing the current political circumstances.
Various investments in ocean sustainability will raise the amount of fish to feed the poor, helping drive progress towards the eradication of hunger which is the lynchpin for achieving the other Sustainable Development Goals, FAO Director-General Qu Dongyu said in a speech.
Global meat shippers have three years to make the most of the outbreak of fatal pig disease in China before Chinese pork imports peak, according to a report released by the U.S. pork industry, which is competing for sales against Europe and South America.
Uber said on Wednesday that it will allow passengers and drivers to record audio of their trips in Brazil and Mexico using a new feature in the app, as the ride-hailing company copes with recurring safety concerns during its trips.