Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva's convictions were annulled Thursday by the country's Supreme Court (STF) in an 8-3 ruling which clears the Workers Party (PT) iconic figure to seek a new term in 2022.
Rafael López Aliaga of Popular Renovation (Renovación Popular – a right-wing party founded in 2020), who finished third in Sunday's first round of Peru´s presidential election with 11.69% of valid votes, behind Pedro Castillo (19.12%) and Keiko Fujimori (13.37% ) has requested Thursday the revision of all the voting records but warned he will not support Communist Castillo at the June 6 runoff.
Argentina's Consumer Price Index (CPI-Cost of living) rose 4.8% during March, 1.2 percentage points above February's 3.6%, the National Institute of Statistics and Censuses (INDEC) announced Thursday.
Uruguay's Center for Economic Research (CINVE) Thursday submitted its latest report, which showed a projected Gross Domestic Product lowered from previous expectations, given the economic consequences of measures taken to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
US president Joseph Biden Thursday ordered the expulsion of ten Russian diplomats for allegedly meddling with the elections in what became known as the SolarWinds breach.
Argentina's government Thursday created a registry of beef exporters among other measures to curb under-invoicing, which authorities fear has been going on for a while now.
Iconic leader Raúl Castro is expected to step down as First Secretary of Cuba's Communist Party (PCC) as the VIII Congress of the PCC is set to start this Friday at the Havana Convention Center, under the title “The Congress of the historical continuity of the Cuban Revolution.”