The Democratic Party candidate, Joe Biden, was elected on Saturday the 46th President of the United States elections after taking definitive lead in the key state of Pennsylvania, making him the new president-elect of the United States. However, the current president and defeated candidate, Donald Trump, refuses to acknowledge defeat by Biden.
Argentina held a meeting with the European Union ambassador and 21 of 27 EU members' representatives in Buenos Aires and formally called for an end of the support for UK Falklands' sovereignty recognition in the ongoing Brexit negotiations between Brussels and London.
Argentina President Alberto Fernandez said on Friday his country could receive 750,000 doses of an eventual coronavirus vaccine from U.S. drugmaker Pfizer Inc in December, a glimmer of hope as cases in the South American nation show signs of receding following months of quarantine.
Brazil's carbon emissions surged last year because of rising deforestation in the Amazon, jeopardizing the country's commitments under the Paris climate accord, an environmental group warned on Friday.
Colombia's President Ivan Duque held talks with former FARC guerrilla leaders on Friday, pledging to speed up the integration of ex-combatants following the 2016 peace agreement, a top advisor said. Duque's commitment came during an unprecedented meeting between the hard line president and leaders of the former leftist guerrilla movement in Bogota.
After failing to stem a run on its currency with heavy-handed restrictions, Argentina is shifting tack and has begun adopting more orthodox economic measures to try to shore up investor confidence and lure capital back into the country.
Democrat Joe Biden said on Friday that he was going to win the U.S. presidency as his lead grew over President Donald Trump in battleground states, although television networks held off from declaring him the victor as officials continued to count votes.
Luis Arce, a quiet economist who will be sworn in as Bolivia's president on Sunday after a landslide election win, knew where he stood in the political spectrum as a young teenager in La Paz, when he picked up the writings of philosopher Karl Marx.
Brazil’s top four telecom companies have decided not to meet with a visiting senior U.S. official who has advocated excluding China’s Huawei Technologies from the Brazilian 5G equipment market, according to Sao Paulo media.
A mission from the International Monetary Fund will visit Argentina from Nov. 10 to begin formal negotiations for a new financing program, an IMF spokesman said on Friday.