Portugal's Socialist Party (PS) won Sunday's snap parliamentary elections called after Parliament failed to approve in October the budget submitted by Prime Minister António Costa, who will remain in office. But Sunday's results also showed an increase in the number of seats held by right-wing movements.
Argentina's health authorities have confirmed the country has donated over 4 million Astra-Zeneca COVID-19 vaccines to countries in the Caribbean, Africa, and Southeast Asia in a move to reduce inequality.
Northern Ireland recalled in silence the 50th anniversary of the Bloody Sunday massacre when British paratroopers killed fourteen unarmed Catholic protestors in downtown Londonderry. In a poignant procession families of the victims retraced the original 1972 civil rights march through the city with crowds lining the streets in a show of respect and solidarity.
Wednesday, February 2, World's Wetlands Day will be celebrated in the Falkland Islands with a day of conferences and discussions at the Falklands College, from 09:00 to 16:00.
Brazilian authorities Sunday reported at least 18 people had died in the state of São Paulo following heavy rains which also left nine other people injured and over 500 families homeless. Among the fatal victims, there were seven children and other four people who were missing, São Paulo Governor Joao Doria explained.
Brazilian Federal Police (PF) said President Jair Bolsonaro's direct and conscious action had been established when leaking confidential data about the country's electronic voting system.
Colombian President Iván Duque Friday announced his intention to create a Regional Solidarity Fund, in order to serve the population in terms of health and in case of natural disasters. He made those remarks at the II Ministerial Summit of the Caribbean Community in Barranquilla.
Thousands of Uruguayan women marched Friday down the streets of Montevideo to protest against what they called the rape culture and urged the Government of President Luis Lacalle Pou to take measures aimed at protecting them.
Canadian lorry drivers honked their horns Friday as their caravan converged on the capital city of Ottawa for a major demonstration against Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's vaccination mandates to cross the Canada-US border.
Peru's Environment Minister Rubén Ramírez Friday denounced the amount of crude oil spilled into the Pacific Ocean was almost twice as much as the amount reported so far.