Brazilian prosecutors have started a new investigation into the eldest son of President Jair Bolsonaro over suspicion he embezzled public money by hiring “ghost employees”, officials said.
Brazilian police on Tuesday arrested four volunteer firefighters accused of intentionally setting fires in the Amazon rainforest, but civic leaders said the arrests amounted to government harassment of environmental groups.
Cruise ship visits to San Juan, Puerto Rico are being canceled for the 2020-21 season due to the privatization of the cruise port. According to the local newspaper, El Nuevo Día, Royal Caribbean is canceling 90 calls to San Juan, Puerto Rico for the 2020 and 2021 season. The news was released by Fermin Fontanez, the director of the Authority for Public-Private Partnerships that these cancellations would happen.
Demonstrators smashed windows, spray-painted monuments and clashed with riot police on Monday on Mexico City's main avenue to protest Mexican authorities' failure to stop a spiral of violence against women.
One Ocean Expeditions, the beleaguered arctic operator that has been cancelling itineraries as it goes through a “difficult period of restructuring,” has canceled a fourth voyage, according to travel agency Swoop Antarctica.
Bolivia appointed its first ambassador to the United States in 11 years on Tuesday, officials said, as the interim government resets the country's foreign policy after the departure of Evo Morales.
After rising for decades, life expectancy in the U.S. decreased for three straight years, driven by higher rates of death among middle-aged Americans, a new study suggests.
Fires that destroyed Indonesian rainforests pumped out more carbon dioxide than the blazes in the Amazon this year, according to the European Union's atmosphere observation program.
Scotland's leader Nicola Sturgeon is to accuse Prime Minister Boris Johnson of being dangerous and unfit for office as she launches the SNP's election manifesto. The SNP leader will say that a vote for her party on 12 December will be a vote to escape Brexit and put Scotland's future in Scotland's hands.
The Falkland Islands government has announced a three-year program to repair and upgrade jetties and ramps in fifteen locations. The program was approved by the Islands' Executive Council which is estimated to have a cost of £2.5 million.