Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó's appearance in the US Congress at the State of the Union — as well as the bipartisan ovation he received — was intended to send a strong message of U.S. support for his efforts to unseat Venezuelan leader Nicolás Maduro. Guaidó attended the address as a guest of the White House.
Argentine president Alberto Fernandez and his delegation are in Paris preparing for a full agenda on Wednesday which includes a working breakfast with French business leaders, a private meeting with his peer Emmanuel Macron and lunch at the Elysee Palace, and finally a conference at the prestigious French Political Science School.
Argentina's Buenos Aires province narrowly averted falling into default on Tuesday, saying it would make a US$ 277 million payment on a 2021 bond after creditors would not grant a last-minute approval to delay it.
Argentina’s Economy Minister Martin Guzman met the head of the International Monetary Fund Kristalina Georgieva for two-and-a-half hours on Tuesday to discuss the country’s economic emergency, the ministry said.
At least 10 passengers on a cruise ship that Japan quarantined tested positive for the new coronavirus, public broadcaster NHK and other Japanese media reported on Wednesday, citing the health ministry.
Mechanical failures after a helicopter was transported from the Falkland Islands caused it to crash land, investigators have found.
The Royal Navy has shown off the capabilities of its Falkland Islands' guardian to the other Armed Forces tasked with protecting the South Atlantic islands.
A second Mexican conservationist active in protecting monarch butterflies has been found dead within days of each other, authorities said. The body of Raul Hernandez Romero was found on Saturday in the central-western state of Michoacan, where Homero Gomez Gonzalez was found at the bottom of a well last Wednesday, two weeks after going missing.
United States president Donald Trump’s decision to relax restrictions on the U.S. military’s use of anti-personnel land mines was “completely unacceptable”, the European Union said on Tuesday in a rare formal criticism of Washington.
Royal Caribbean Cruises has cancelled eight cruises out of China through March 4 in response to the coronavirus outbreak in the world's second-largest economy, the company said on Tuesday. The company said it expects the cancellations and some modifications to its itineraries to reduce earnings by 25 cents per share.