The head of the World Health Organization said on Tuesday he was very disappointed that China has still not authorized the entry of a team of international experts to examine the origins of the coronavirus.
Former Republican U.S. President George W. Bush plans to attend Democratic President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration on Jan. 20, a Bush spokesman said on Tuesday.
The South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) joined the growing criticism of England’s FA on Tuesday with a condemnation of the three-match ban given to Uruguayan Edinson Cavani for alleged racism.
Brazil made a diplomatic push on Monday to guarantee an Indian-made shipment of British drugmaker AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine, hoping to avoid export restrictions that could delay immunizations during the world's second-deadliest outbreak.
Chinese President Xi Jinping said that China stands ready to work with Argentina to promote high-quality Belt and Road cooperation and advance the building of a community with a shared future for mankind.
Bolivia's Tuni glacier is disappearing faster than initially anticipated, according to scientists in the Andean nation, a predicament that will likely make worse water shortages already plaguing the capital La Paz, just 60 km away.
Chile's unemployment rate eased to 10.8% between September and November, the government said in the last day of 2020, but remained well above the same period the previous year as the coronavirus pandemic continued to weigh on the economy of the world's top copper producer.
Uruguay internationals Diego Godin and Luis Suarez have joined forces to condemn England's Football Association ban handed to Edison Cavani while also branding England's governing body “ignorant” and “racist.”
Dry weather across some of the major producing regions in South America is putting upward pressure on corn and soybean prices at the start the new year. Dryness is expected to continue through the short term across southern Brazil and especially in the main-producing states in Argentina.
A British judge ruled on Monday that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange should not be extradited to the United States to face criminal charges including breaking a spying law, saying his mental health problems meant he would be at risk of suicide.