A Colombian drug lord was denied entry into Argentina, where he was seeking to avoid deportation. Ignacio Alvarez Meyendorff, 62, arrived at the Ezeiza airport on Avianca's Flight 87 on Dec. 23 from Bogotá but the alarms went off the minute his name was punched into the migrations screens. He has remained at the airport since. He has a wife and four children in Buenos Aires. He
The Argentine government announced Monday that it will pay the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires (CABA) its share of the so-called co-participation funds after saying last week that the Supreme Court ruling ordering the measure was untenable and that further appeals in extremis would be filed.
A President Jair Bolsonaro follower was arrested during the weekend for planning an attack to prevent President-elect Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva from taking office on Jan. 1.
Chilean authorities announced late Sunday that the fire in Viña del Mar was under control and declared a red alert for a similar incident in La Araucanía.
It was King Charles III first Christmas message, watched by millions in the UK and Commonwealth nations. In the midst of a nation in recession, the increasing cost of living which has triggered a rash of strikes in the public sector, the King paid tribute to his mother Queen Elizabeth II's wisdom and compassion, and delivered words of hope and comfort to all those suffering from hardship and struggling to keep their families fed and warm.
Former Uruguayan footballer Fabian O'Neill died Sunday in Montevideo at the age of 49, it was reported. O'Neill, who suffered from chronic cirrhosis, had been hospitalized on Saturday in an intensive care unit.
Argentina's Cabinet Chief Juan Manzur spent Christmas Day in Israel, where he arrived last Thursday at the invitation of Chief Rabbi David Baruch Lau.
Ecuadorian authorities have been placed on alert after a 1,500-meter column of steam, gas, and ash emanated Sunday from the Cotopaxi volcano, it was reported.
Monetary savings when compared to electricity stemming from other sources reaches up to 90%, Agencia Brasil reported Sunday about the increasing use of solar energy in South America's largest country.
Brazil's National Union of Aeronauts (SNA) Sunday agreed by 70.11% of the 5,834 votes to accept the airlines' offer and lift the two-hour daily strike that had been going on for about a week, but which had been lifted temporarily for Christmas weekend and was to resume Monday. Meanwhile, 28.8% of the SNA members rejected the proposal and abstentions reached 1.09%.