Two lawmakers in Venezuela have both declared themselves parliamentary Speaker after a tumultuous day in the country's politics. US-backed opposition leader Juan Guaidó and rival Luis Parra both claimed to be Speaker of the National Assembly on Sunday.
The administration of Argentine president Alberto Fernandez will implement an integral policy towards the Malvinas Islands, Antarctica and the South Atlantic because it wants to emphasize the maritime projection of Argentina and the fact that it is a bi-continental territory.
If Argentine president Alberto Fernandez visits Brazil, “he will be received with all the honors of head of State, which he deserves”, according to his peer Jair Bolosonaro, which has been interpreted as an easing of tensions between both leaders following the initial stormy clashes.
The US government has warned Argentine president Alberto Fernandez that his first actions in foreign policy could endanger both IMF support as well as US investments in the country's energy sector.
The junior member of the Argentine opposition coalition criticized the policies implemented to address the Falklands/Malvinas by the governments of presidents Carlos Menem, and Nestor and Cristina Kirchner.
Peruvian prosecutors are seeking a 12-year prison term for former lawmaker Kenji Fujimori on charges of attempting to buy votes in a plot to keep ex-president Pedro Pablo Kuczynski from being impeached. Prosecutor Bersabeth Revilla accused the son of jailed ex-president Alberto Fujimori of bribery and influence-peddling.
Bushfires across Australia's east coast are set to pile on more pain for the country's dairy industry, already hurt by a prolonged drought, as processors in one of the world's largest exporters face tightening milk supplies.
Reserve troops were deployed to fire-ravaged regions across three Australian states on Monday after a torrid weekend that turned swathes of land into smoldering, blackened hellscapes.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will meet European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen in London on Wednesday ahead of the opening rounds of trade talks that will begin once Britain formally leaves the bloc on Jan 31.
A celebrated Japanese sushi businessman, nicknamed Tuna King, paid US$1.8 million for a giant tuna at New Year's auction at Tokyo's main fish market on Sunday. Kiyoshi Kimura, who runs a successful sushi restaurant chain, paid 193 million yen (US$1.8 million) to purchase a 276kg bluefin tuna, caught off the Aomori region in northern Japan.