On Wednesday, an eight-year-old girl died while under the custody of the US Border Patrol in a border town in the state of Texas, after crossing the southern border with her family. In recent hours, details have emerged about the tragic incident in which family members denounced that the girl reported she couldn't breathe, a situation that authorities ignored.
As Uruguay's water crisis continues to escalate, sales of bottled water grew threefold during the last few days as suppliers ran out of stock, it was reported in Montevideo.
The European Union is working on agreements with Argentina and Chile with the purpose of increasing access to critical minerals such as lithium, essential for the batteries of electric automobiles and to comply with the EU's less carbon-intensive economy guidelines.
Natural lakes and reservoirs worldwide are consistently losing water content, according to an international research team that published their findings in the journal Science. Allegedly global warming and human activity are the chief culprits.
A majority of Supreme Federal Court (STF) justices voted Thursday for the conviction of former senator and former president Fernando Collor for passive corruption and money laundering in a case of Operation Lava Jato, Agencia Brasil reported. So far, the score is 6 to 1 for conviction. After voting Thursday, the session was adjourned and will resume on May 24.
In the first four months of 2023, 17.5 thousand sexual violations against children or adolescents were registered by the Dial 100 emergency line, a 70% interannual increase, according to Brazil's Ministry of Human Rights and Citizenship data released by Agencia Brasil.
The treasury of the Falkland Islands government has released new commemorative 50-pence coins which mark the coronation of His Majesty King Charles III, which took place on the 6th May.
Senator Flávio Bolsonaro, son of former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, and other legislators were fined R$ 10,000 (about US$ 2,000) Thursday by the Superior Electoral Court (TSE) for spreading false information against current head of state Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva.
Peru's Prosecution Office has launched an investigation into China’s COSCO Shipping Ports Ltd after a landslide at one of the company’s tunnel construction sites at the major mega-port of Chancay in the country. The incident, which took place in the coastal province of Huaral, damaged at least four houses near the tunnel and forced the company to suspend construction.
Ecuador's National Electoral Council (CNE) President Diana Atamaint Thursday said the snap elections could be held on Aug. 20 with a possible runoff on Oct. 15, it was reported in Quito.