Venezuela easily held to the dubious honour of being at the top of the list of the 2020 Global Economic Misery Index, while Argentina was merely seven notches behind.
Argentina's late Transport Minister Mario Meoni was laid to rest Saturday in his hometown of Junín in the province of Buenos Aires in an event which proved both how much he was appreciated where he had been mayor for eight years and that there are exceptions to the rule of social distancing.
Brazil's National Health Surveillance Agency (Anvisa) will evaluate this coming week the feasibility of importing the Russian-manufactured Sputnik V vaccine against covid-19.
Yacimientos Petrolíferos Fiscales Bolivianos (YPFB) CEO Wilson Zelaya announced the state-run company projected an oil income above 1,900 million US dollars for the year 2021, which would represent a 35% growth compared to 2020.
The Government of Indonesia has announced the missing KRI Nanggala-402 submarine, which disappeared about 60 miles off the coast of Bali early on Wednesday morning, has been found split in three on the seafloor - none of the 53 crew survived.
Spanish football manager Pep Guardiola Sunday became the first manager to win the League Cup in four consecutive seasons when Manchester City beat Tottenham Hotspurs 1-0 in the Carabao Cup final in front of 8,000 fans at Wembley.
The government of Paraguay decided this weekend to impose tighter restrictions effective April 27 through May 10 in an attempt to slow down the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, which is reportedly reaching unprecedented records.