The surfer “Pepe” Gomez slid this week what may be the biggest wave ever surfed by an Uruguayan. He did it in Nazaré, Portugal, where a submarine valley creates the necessary conditions to break a worldwide known wave that reach up to 35 meters high.
Argentine President Alberto Fernandez will send a bill to Congress to attract investment for the production of conventional and unconventional hydrocarbons, a spokesman for the Production Development ministry said.
A technical team of the Electoral Observation Mission of the Organization of American States (OAS) for the municipal elections in the Dominican Republic will make a preliminary visit to the country between January 21 and 25.
By Toby Dershowitz - Alberto Nisman once told me he agreed to investigate Argentina’s deadliest terrorist attack on one condition: that he be able to pursue the case wherever the evidence led. This commitment to justice ultimately cost Nisman his life five years ago this week. (January 18)
Guatemala’s new President Alejandro Giammattei cut diplomatic ties with the Venezuelan government of President Nicolas Maduro and ordered the closure of its embassy in Caracas.
Adventurer and mountaineer Alan Hinkes is tackling one of his most tricky challenges to date: persuading people that the South Atlantic Falkland Islands are a must-see holiday destination.
Argentine president Alberto Fernández will visit Jerusalem this week to participate in the International Leaders Forum in Commemoration of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day and the Fight against Anti-Semitism, which will constitute his first official trip overseas after taking office on December 10.
Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaidó has travelled to Colombia to participate on Monday alongside Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in a regional counterterrorism meeting — a new show of support by the Trump administration for the man it says is the country’s legitimate leader.
At least 75 inmates, many of them members of a notorious Brazilian gang, escaped from a Paraguayan prison in a border town on Sunday, according to authorities who said they immediately fired the prison’s director. Officials said they discovered a tunnel and found cells filled with as many as 200 bags of earth.
The world's richest 2,153 people controlled more money than the poorest 4.6 billion combined in 2019, the charity Oxfam said on Monday. It said poor women and girls were at the bottom of the scale, putting in 12.5 billion hours of unpaid care work each and every day, estimated to be worth at least US$10.8 trillion a year.