Paraguay's Public Prosecutor's Office Tuesday announced it would launch an investigation into the allegations of the United States Embassy in Asunción whereby Vice President Hugo Velázquez and his family were added to the State Department's list of significantly corrupt individuals.
Uruguayan authorities have announced they would no longer require affidavits from incoming travelers attesting to their health covid-19-wise, in addition to granting tax exemptions on hotel and restaurant bills to foreign visitors, effective as of next month.
US President Joseph Biden said his country would help Ukraine with nearly US$ 3 billion in military aid after warning its citizens to flee the country where Russian attacks on civilians were reported to be imminent.
Foreign Minister Liz Truss, the leading candidate to become the United Kingdom's Prime Minister next month, has said she would not hesitate to use nuclear weapons if the time comes. I am ready to do it, said the Conservative leader who is competing against former Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak to succeed Boris Johnson.
Argentina's opposition Juntos por el Cambio (Together for Change) coalition Tuesday favored the impeachment of President Alberto Fernández, who had spoken in favor of Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner after prosecutors requested a 12-year prison sentence for her in a corruption case from when she was head of state.
Retired and active Venezuelan civil servants marched Tuesday through the streets of Caracas to protest against the Government's policies that are starving us to death. They were greeted by pickets and blockades by the Bolivarian National Police (PNB) and the Bolivarian National Guard (GNB).
Cuba and Mexico have joined the list of countries such as Brazil, Peru, and Spain, where people with monkeypox have died, it was reported Tuesday. Worldwide, there have been 41,664 cases and 12 deaths.
The European Commission Joint Research Center has reported that two thirds of the European continent is threatened by drought, the worst for at least 500 years. European Commission spokesperson Johannes Bahrke said on Tuesday.
President Gustavo Petro has appointed his fellow former M-19 guerrilla combatant Manuel Alberto Casanova to head the Colombian National Intelligence Directorate (DNI), which will be for the first time not be run by a military officer.
Ukraine’s grain exports have slumped significantly since Russia invaded the country and closed off its Black Sea ports, pushing up global food prices and prompting fears of shortages in Africa and the Middle East.