Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday picked a new head of the federal police following a Supreme Court decision to block his effort to appoint a family friend - a tactical retreat a day after he and supporters threatened the court in anti-democratic protests.
The government of Argentina and its biggest bondholders are clashing over plans to restructure US$ 65 billion in foreign debt, with little sign of either side budging in last-ditch talks to strike a deal.
The Falkland Islands government made public on Tuesday a guide to ensure the safety of the community and reduce the risk of COVID-19 spreading around the Islands, but also looking for the best way to help safely increase contact among its members. For this FIG has looked at other countries to see what is the best way to help safely increase contacts.
Brazil's Sao Luis became the nation's first major city to begin a coronavirus “lockdown” on Tuesday, a measure that underscores widespread fears that health services across Brazil could soon collapse under the pressure of the coronavirus pandemic.
President Donald Trump on Tuesday denied any involvement by the US government in what Venezuelan officials have called a failed armed incursion in the South American country that led to the capture of two American “mercenaries”.
The body representing global airlines came out against leaving middle seats empty on aircraft on Tuesday, as debate intensifies over how to get airlines flying while respecting social-distancing rules in the wake of the coronavirus crisis.
Petrobras set a new oil exports record of 1 million BPD in April, as domestic demand plunged, the Brazilian state-controlled oil firm said on Monday, days after a large group of other oil producers, OPEC+, began a 9.7-million-BPD collective cut aimed at rebalancing the market.
Hundreds of Asian giant hornets – an invasive, predatory insect dubbed the “murder hornet” – have turned up in Washington state near the Canadian border, where they pose a threat to humans and the beekeeping industry, state agriculture officials said.
As the driver of the SUV swerved on the freeway at 51kmh when a trooper for the Utah Highway Patrol pulled him over. The trooper could not see the head above the seat's headrest and thought the driver might have been impaired.
A top scientist who advised British leaders on COVID-19 lockdown measures said on Tuesday he had resigned from a key government panel after admitting to breaking the country's rules on social distancing.