Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva (PT) and the incumbent Jair Bolsonaro (PL) Thursday engaged in bitter arguments during the last TV debate ahead of Sunday's elections.
Unemployment in South America's largest country has dropped to 8.9% in the quarter ending in August, following a 0.9 decrease that month, according to a study published Friday by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE).
One person was killed in Asunción as the headquarters of Paraguay's Superior Tribunal of Electoral Justice (TSJE) went on fire Thursday two and a half months before the primaries. Thousands of electronic ballot boxes were also engulfed by the flames-
Nicaraguan leader Daniel Ortega Wednesday dubbed Chilean President Gabriel Boric Font a lapdog of the US administration and insisted it had become fashionable to request the release of political prisoners in his country.
Venezuela's military strength in the northernmost Paraguaná peninsula on the Caribbean seashore has been upped Thursday as President Nicolás Maduro urged authorities from the Dutch territories of Aruba, Bonaire, and Curacao to join efforts against drug trafficking in the area.
The explosives division of Argentina's Federal Police was summoned late Thursday to Casa Rosada after a bomb threat was received. A similar warning had been made regarding the Army headquarters (Edificio Libertador) some three blocks from the Government's House.
The round of United Kingdom political parties conferences has commenced and this week at Liverpool was Labour week, with the Falkland Islands government presence larger than normal, to mark this year the 40th anniversary of the war and Liberation.
Uruguayan authorities ordered a reduction in the price of gasoline at pumps of UY$ 3 (US$ 0.073) per liter effective Oct. 1 while diesel and cooking gas will remain unchanged, it was announced in Montevideo.
The Government of Argentina Thursday launched the National Sustainable Transportation Plan aimed at achieving 2030 goals regarding energy transition for passenger, cargo, and private vehicles.
Former Argentine Army Chief of Staff General César Milani has been acquitted in the case of illicit enrichment filed against him for being unable to justify how he had managed to afford a luxurious residence in a most exclusive area north of Buenos Aires on his military officer's pay.