Pedro Castillo Terrones has been sworn in Wednesday as Peru's new President for the 2021-2026 term just barely a week after being declared the winner of the June 6 runoff against conservative candidate Keiko Fujimori.
Argentine President Alberto Fernández Wednesday warned that government officials who wished to run in the upcoming mandatory primary elections should resign their offices in order to focus on their campaigns.
Russian military sources have confirmed the country is working on what is known as a “Doomsday” plane, an aircraft that can serve as a flying command center in the event of a nuclear-armed conflict.
At least 13 cities in the Brazilian State of Río Grande do Sul Wednesday recorded snowfalls, a rare event for the region, but one that has come to be due to this year's harsh winter temperatures.
Local authorities and descendants of the Welsh community in Argentine Patagonia gathered Wednesday at the city of Trelew for the celebrations marking the 156th anniversary of the beginning of the Welsh feat in Chubut.
The United States Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged, close to zero, despite an inflation spike during June when it soared to an annual 5,4%, its highest in thirteen years.
The Uruguayan Central bank in its second-quarter Monetary Policy report forecasted a 3,5% expansion for the country's economy, the same as the estimate of the Finance ministry, but anticipated higher inflation because of an increase in public rates and commodities.
Chile's National Agriculture Society, SNA, has warned that up to 30% of crops could remain without harvesting because of a lack of manpower. SNA head Cristian Allendes participated in a conference on the labor problem and incentives to attract people to work in the fields, which was presented under the title of How is the 2020/21 season coming along?.
Colombia President Iván Duque Márquez Wednesday praised the current state of bilateral relations with Argentina in a meeting he held with his counterpart from that country, Alberto Fernández, as both leaders were in the Peruvian capital for the inauguration of Pedro Castillo.
Tech companies Apple, Microsoft, and Google owner Alphabet reported on Tuesday combined profits of more than US$ 50 billion in the second quarter of the year. The three companies currently have a combined market value of US$6.4 trillion, more than double their market capitalization when the pandemic started 16 months ago.