Tom Hanks will host a 90-minute primetime special titled Celebrating America ahead of Joe Biden's inauguration this Wednesday.
Peru's opposition leader Keiko Fujimori has said that she would pardon her jailed father, former president Alberto Fujimori, if she wins April's general election. The 82-year-old Fujimori is serving a 25-year sentence for crimes against humanity and corruption.
The Falkland Islands government, FIG, announced on Monday measures to provide greater stability to the fishing industry by offering holders of Individual Transferable Quotas an optional extension for a 25-year period of their current rights beyond the expiry date of 2031.
Reuters – A blimp depicting US President Donald Trump as a snarling, nappy-wearing orange baby has found a home in one of London's most popular museums.
By S. Pelin Berkmen, Dmitry Gershenson, Luis Herrera Prada, and Jose Torres - Despite the ongoing crisis, Uruguay is taking important steps to address preexisting macroeconomic conditions and lay the foundation for a more resilient, competitive, and stable economy.
China's telecommunications sector is celebrating that the Brazilian government became the first in the world to backtrack on its opposition to Huawei's 5G bid. Brazil will not seek to bar the Chinese telecommunication giant from its 2021 5G network auctions in June, according to reports published in the newspaper Estado de S. Paulo.
An independent panel said on Monday that Chinese officials could have applied public health measures more forcefully in January to curb the initial COVID-19 outbreak, and criticized the World Health Organization (WHO) for not declaring an international emergency until Jan. 30.
Brazil launched on Monday the national inoculation program with China's Sinovac Biotech vaccine, but so far it includes five of the country's 26 states. After weeks of setbacks, many Brazilians cheered the first wave of inoculations, from bustling clinics in Sao Paulo to a spectacular shot planned at the foot of the Christ Redeemer statue overlooking Rio de Janeiro.
Brazil’s right-wing president Jair Bolsonaro sponsored candidates are expected to win control of Congress next month, politicians and analysts said on Monday, despite controversy of the management of the pandemic.
The Joe Biden administration plans to quickly re impose travel restrictions barring travel by most people who have recently been in much of Europe and Brazil soon after President Donald Trump lifted those requirements effective Jan. 26, a spokeswoman for Biden said.