Former police captain Brooklyn borough president Eric Adams of the Democratic Party was elected Tuesday to become the next Mayor of New York City, after easily defeating Republican Curtis Sliwa. Adams will be the second African American to run the Big Apple after David Dinkins did from 1990 to 1993.
Paraguayan and Turkish authorities met Tuesday in Asunción to discuss the creation of a binational Chamber of Commerce, in light of the increasing volumes of trade between the two countries over the pàst few years, it was reported.
Germany's Health Minister Jens Spahn said his country was going through a “pandemic of the unvaccinated” and called for measures to curb the peak of coronavirus cases registered over the past few days.
Chile's September Monthly Economic Activity Index, (IMACEC), jumped 15,6% compared to a year ago, above market expectations (13%), and 1,7% over the previous month, as reported by the Chilean central bank.
A leading member of the Cuban opposition was set free, with restrictions, on Tuesday following his detention by the Castro dynasty regime in the city of Santa Clara where he lives.
The Brazilian media has protested vehemently following the attacks by Jair Bolsonaro's bodyguards against special envoys and correspondents covering the president's trip to Rome for the G20 summit.
Brazil for the first time will host the annual meeting of the heads and prime ministers of the Group of Twenty, the group of the 20 largest economies on the planet, in 2024. The announcement was made during the release of the final document of the group’s meeting, which ended on Sunday in Rome.
Chilean president Sebastian Piñera announced on Tuesday he sent Congress a bill requesting a further fifteen days extension of the state of emergency in four areas of the Biobío and Araucaria regions, where there have been violent breaches of law and order.
Magallanes Region, extreme south of Chile and its capital Punta Arenas have been forced by the Chilean Public Health ministry to return to Phase Four of the so called Step by Step Program, given the sustained surge of coronavirus contagions both in the region and at a national level.
On Sunday Punta Arenas in the extreme south of Chile saw the departure of the first cruise vessel to Antarctica under strict sanitary and safety conditions. The first Antarctic cruise since the start of the pandemic was implemented by what local authorities denominate the sanitary “green bubble”.