Chilean President Gabriel Boric Font's brother Simón was attacked by demonstrators Thursday at the University of Chile in Santiago's Alameda as he tried to prevent an ongoing case of looting, it was reported.
Unofficial reports in Venezuela speak of an increase of around 33% in mass-consumption products after the US dollar went up against the local Bolivar and local consumers increasingly prefer black market deals.
The captain of the OS 35 bulk carrier ship leaking fuel off Gibraltar since Thursday has been arrested, police sources confirmed Friday.
The Rome-based Permanent Peoples' Tribunal (PPT) found Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro guilty of crimes against humanity and Human Rights violations for his handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Brazilian Economy Minister Paulo Guedes said Monday that his country's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) would outpace the most optimistic projections by the end of 2022.
Some 21 million people have been placed under sanitary confinement Thursday in the Chinese City of Chengdu as a result of a new outbreak of COVID-19 in a move to tackle an extremely complex and serious pandemic situation, it was reported.
According to an Uruguayan Exporters Union (UEU) report released Thursday, orders from abroad have increased by 28% interannually, reaching a total of US$ 1.076 billion.
A suspect who has been identified as the 35-year-old Brazilian national Fernando André Sabag Montiel has been arrested after pointing a gun at Cristina Kirchner's head.
Superminister of Economy Sergio Massa was among the first to condemn through his Twitter account the attack against Argentine Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (CFK):
Argentina is in a state of shock after the assassination attempt on Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner. So much so, that the Argentine Football Association (AFA) decided to call off all matches scheduled for Friday.