At least 17 people were killed and 40 others injured Monday in the southern Peruvian city of Juliaca as protests against President Dina Boluarte resumed following a year-ending truce. The victims had projectile impacts on their bodies, according to local TV reports.
According to the World Bank's Global Economic Prospects: Latin America and the Caribbean report, a sharp and lasting economic slowdown is to be expected this year, its effects falling dangerously close to recession.
Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva told state governors Monday that “they want a coup d'état, but they are not going to get it.” By “they” he meant people from the agribusiness sectors. He also questioned the Armed Forces for their role in Sunday's events.
The United States trade deficit contracted by the most in nearly 14 years in November as slowing domestic demand amid higher borrowing costs depressed imports.
By Elizabeth Leane, Anne Hardy, Can Seng Ooi, Carolyn Philpott, Hanne E.F. Nielsen and Katie Marx – As the summer sun finally arrives for people in the Southern Hemisphere, more than 100,000 tourists will head for the ice. Traveling on one of more than 50 cruise ships, they will brave the two-day trip across the notoriously rough Drake Passage below Patagonia, destined for the polar continent of Antarctica.
The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) and John Deere & Co. signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on Sunday, putting an end to a long litigation. The tractor factory has agreed to give its US customers the right to fix their own equipment. Previously, farmers were only allowed to use authorized parts and service facilities rather than cheaper independent repair options.
Demonstrators marched through the streets of São Paulo Monday to demand that no amnesty be granted to the perpetrators of Sunday's riots in Brasilia, Agência Brasil reported.
Weather and trade issues lie in the way of Paraguay's river trade, which is causing concern in Asunción for a country whose economy is heavily dependent on these waterways.
Colombia's National Liberation Army (ELN) guerrillas said Monday that peace talks with the leftwing government of President Gustavo Petro were stalled, with disagreements standing in the way. The group underlined that in last week's communiqué it had warned that a bilateral ceasefire was still to be discussed.
Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) asked his US colleague Joseph Biden to take a look at his closest neighbors when allocating aid funds. The two leaders met Monday in Mexico City to discuss the needs of the American continent in the coming years, particularly regarding cooperation and migration.