Peru's President Pedro Castillo Terrones has appointed Carlos Jaico as Secretary of the Government Palace to replace Bruno Pacheco, who was forced to resign amid a series of corruption scandals for which he is now under investigation.
Emilia Schneider Sunday became Chile's first-ever transgender person elected to the national Congress. At age 25, she admitted the LGTBI community was afraid of what may happen if far-right candidate José Antonio Kast wins Dec. 19's presidential runoff.
Brazil's Federal Supreme Court (STF) has ordered President Jair Bolsonaro's profiles on social media be kept active despite a motion from some Senators who wanted him banned for spreading what they said were fake news about the coronavirus.
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has arrived Tuesday in Bogotá to participate in the ceremonies marking the fifth anniversary of the peace agreement between the Colombian Government and the FARC Guerrillas.
US President Joseph Biden has announced he wanted Republican lawyer Jerome Powell to stay at the helm of the United States Federal Reserve (Fed) for a second four-year term.
Hooded attackers launched Molotov cocktails late Monday at the building of the Buenos Aires leading daily Clarín, but no injuries or material damage were reported other than fuel stains and traces of a small fire.
According to UK news reports, the British government is becoming quite desperate about the asylum seekers braving the English Channel, a record 25,000 so far this year, and all sorts of radical measures to contain the increase in arrivals are being considered, including sending the refugees south to the Falkland Islands.
By Dana M Bergstrom and Shavawn Donoghue – We tend to think Antarctica is isolated and far away – biologically speaking, this is true. But the continent is busier than you probably imagine, with many national programs and tourist operators crisscrossing the globe to get there.
Former Interior Minister Florencio Randazzo finally made it through to the House of Deputies on his own Vamos con Vos front after the final vote count ended up granting him the votes he needed to snatch the seat from the Libertarians, who had already secured victories for José Luis Espert and Carolina Piparo.
Nicaragua's regime has arrested 79-year-old former diplomat Edgar Parrales. The former priest was one of the few critical voices still active within the Central American country, where dozens of opposition leaders have been either placed under arrest or gone into exile.