Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro affirmed Monday that he will respect the result of the October elections if the polls are held in a “clean and transparent” manner.
Uruguayan health authorities have confirmed a third monkeypox infection had been detected in the country after 38 suspected cases were ruled out.
Mexican journalist Fredy Román, the former editor of the weekly La Realidad, was shot dead Monday at his house's doorsteps in Chilpancingo, Guerrero, thus becoming the 15th newsman murdered this year. Román was killed by hitmen who fled the scene after the shooting. Román died instantly.
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said Monday evening in a TV interview that he will accept the election's outcome provided they are clear, and warned he was being pressured into becoming a dictator.
United States authorities issued a security alert urging all of its citizens to evacuate Ukraine and warned Russia was about to launch strikes against civilian and government targets in the coming days.
Twelve individuals have been arrested and 30 are under investigation in Italy for having invented the “Antarctic Theocratic State of San Giorgio” with which they swindled about 700 people by promising nationality in order to be able to pay fewer taxes, have passports, land, and even receive noble titles.
Argentine President Alberto Fernández Monday expressed his sympathy to Vice President Cristina Fernàndez de Kirchner (CFK) after a prosecutor requested that she be jailed for 12 years for alleged acts of corruption committed during her tenure as head of state (2008-2015).
A new agreement to facilitate exports from the Brazilian agribusiness sector to China has been described by market experts in Sao Paulo as crucial to inaugurating the “biggest era of market openness in the last ten years” between the two countries.
In the first seven months of this year, Paraguayan exports totaled US$ 5,8 billion and involved 136 countries. Data from the country’s Ministry of Finance show Brazil (36%) and Argentina (24.9%) as the main buyers, which added to Uruguay, Mercosur represents 63.1% of foreign sales.
The embalmed heart of Brazil's first emperor, Dom Pedro I, has arrived in the capital Brasilia to mark 200 years of independence from Portugal to be celebrated next 7 September. The heart, which lies preserved in a flask filled with formaldehyde, was flown on board a military plane from Portugal.