Javier Figueroa, currently head of the Argentine embassy in Cuba has been appointed as the next ambassador in the United Kingdom, and according to Clarin is an expert on Malvinas affairs. His time in Havana coincided with Cristina Fernandez daughter Florencia Kirchner medical internment, which impeded her from travelling back to Argentina.
Brazil on Sunday said it had registered more than 50,000 deaths from the coronavirus outbreak as well as about one million infections, as the second worst-affected country in the world struggles to control the disease.
Major European investment firms have said they will divest from beef producers, grains traders, and even government bonds in Brazil if they do not see progress in resolving the surging destruction of the Amazon rainforest.
A US judge on Saturday denied a request by the Trump administration for an injunction to block publication of a book by President Donald Trump's former national security adviser John Bolton that alleges the president sought China's help to win re-election.
Chile nearly doubled its reported coronavirus death toll Saturday to more than 7,000 under a new tallying method that includes probable fatalities from COVID-19. The toll thus increased by 3,069, Rafael Araos of the health ministry said as he explained the new government counting methodology.
The ancient Inca citadel of Machu Picchu, a jewel of Peruvian tourism, will not reopen in July as originally scheduled due to concerns over the coronavirus, local media reported on Sunday.
A senior French official said she could not rule out the European Union's trade talks with departed ex-member Britain ending without a deal though it was in the British interest to reach one.
Spain reopened its borders on Sunday, a significant stage in Europe's gradual reopening after its battle against the coronavirus, as infections in Latin America surged past two million.
Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) issued the following statement to announce that the association’s ocean-going cruise line members will voluntarily extend the suspension of cruise operations from U.S. ports until 15 September 2020.
Plans to map the entire ocean floor by 2030 are going ahead despite the challenges of the coronavirus crisis, officials leading the project said, with almost a fifth covered so far.