A large number of protesters convened Friday on Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House in Washington DC to express their anger over the killing of Tyre Nichols, a young African-American man who was beaten to death by law enforcement officers, as video footage that went viral this week proved.
The leak of an audio message with no kind words from the Chilean foreign ministry top staff and advisors towards the Argentine ambassador in Chile, Rafael Bielsa, triggered a severe incident between the two neighboring countries which was finally contained by both sides with a cascade of compliments for the top figures involved.
The Falkland Islands Government has announced that, they have accepted the resignation of Michael Luke in his role as Chief of Police for the Royal Falkland Islands Police. His last day of service will be Tuesday 31 January.
Scottish shipyards need “greater clarity” from the UK Government over where contracts for new naval vessels will be placed in the coming decades, MPs have said.
An Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) team rounded up its mission in Bolivia on Friday after being told that the government abode by its recommendations issued after the political crisis of 2019. The visiting delegation also collected testimony from the victims claiming otherwise.
Brazil's Foreign Minister Mauro Vieira Friday told World Trade Organization (WTO) Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala about the South American country's commitment to the global entity under the new administration of President Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva.
Peruvian President Dina Boluarte said Friday that she did not oppose bringing forward the elections, which is one of the demands of the demonstrators that have marched all across the country since the impeachment of former President Pedro Castillo Terrones on Dec. 7.
One-third of the Amazon rainforest has been degraded by a combination of human activity and drought, according to a scientific report carried this week by the journal Science. The study released on Thursday yielded results much higher than previously thought and underlined that, in addition to deforestation, degradation can be just as harmful.
Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro and United Nations High Commissioner on Human Rights Volker Türk reviewed the situation in the South American country during a meeting Friday at the Miraflores Palace in Caracas.