Leftwing candidate and former M19 guerrilla leader Gustavo Petro, 62, won Sunday's presidential elections in Colombia, as all polls had foreseen. But he will face 77-year-old populist Rodolfo Hernández at the runoff in three weeks, which nobody saw coming.
Following the assassination of Paraguay's Marcelo Pecci while honeymooning in Colombia, two other crimes have hit Latin American prosecutors in the last days of May.
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro Sunday announced he would be traveling first thing Monday to Recife to see for himself the devastation caused by yet another rainstorm in the country's northeast, which has left at least 84 dead, and over 50 missing as figures are updated constantly.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is weighing a possible return to imperial units of measurement in a post-Brexit move to fully part with the remaining vestiges of the European alliance, it was reported in London. He had already pledged to take this path during his 2019 campaign.
Nobody was injured as a car bomb went off in front of a Guayaquil police precinct, it was reported Sunday.
A deranged young male visitor disguised as an old lady in a wheelchair threw a piece of cake at Leonardo Da Vicini's Mona Lisa painting at Paris' Louvre Museum
On Sunday, marking the 40th Anniversary of the Liberation of Goose Green, East Falkland, and despite a brisk wind blowing snow across the monument, a service of commemoration was held to remember those who gave their lives in the battle.
Gasoline retailers in Uruguay have asked the Government of President Luis Lacalle Pou to put on hold “for a few more days” the increase in the price of fuel reportedly to be announced shortly.
RRS Sir David Attenborough departed Rothera Research Station for the final time earlier in May and is now making its way back to the UK, marking the end of the BAS Antarctic summer field season.
A brewery in Singapore has made the headlines worldwide for launching NEWbrew, which -it has been reported- looks and tastes like usual beer despite being made with Newater, or high-quality water recycled from sewage and human urine.