Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro Moros Monday spoke of a new campaign against his country and called on all citizens to prevent fascism and a coup d'état from filling the streets with violence and sterile confrontation, it was reported in Caracas.
Brazil’s Supreme Federal Court (STF) Monday decided by 9 votes to 2 to proceed with charges against Bolsonarist Congresswoman Carla Zambelli for the crimes of illegal possession of a firearm and illegal constraint with the use of a firearm, Agência Brasil reported.
Notorious hacker Walter Delgatti was sentenced Monday to 20 years in jail for his involvement in the 2019 Operation Spoofing case, Agência Brasil reported. The decision can be appealed.
Heavy rains in central and southern Chile have resulted in at least two people dead plus thousands stranded or taken to shelters, it was reported Monday. The victims were a driver who was hit by a tree and a firefighter who was killed Sunday when trying to rescue a lamb from the river in the town of Cañete, in the Bíobio region, some 550 kilometers south of Santiago, Undersecretary of the Interior Manuel Monsalve said.
This week Johannesburg is hosting the 15th summit of the BRICS group (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) when a historic decision is expected, reconfiguring the group with the access of new country members.
The Ecuadorian electorate voted on Sunday against oil drilling, according to results of an election-day referendum published early Monday. Voters were asked whether to ban mining in the highlands and further oil drilling in Yasuni National Park in the Amazon.
The Orkney Islands Council (OIC) unveiled a strategic blueprint to navigate the bustling waters of cruise ship tourism. Foremost among its provisions is the imposition of constraints on the size of vessels permitted to grace the island's shores on any given day. The proposal (Cruise Booking and Confirmation Policy) stands at the threshold of approval by Councilors.
Celebrity Cruises announced it is cancelling its 2024-2025 program in South America and relocating to the Caribbean. The 2,850 passenger Celebrity Equinox was scheduled to offer a series of cruises to Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay and Chile between November 2024 and March 2025.
Libertarian Congressman and presidential candidate Javier Milei are dating comedian and impersonator, Fátima Florez, it was reported in Buenos Aires as the winner of the Aug. 13 Mandatory, Simultaneous and Open Primary (PASO) came under heavy criticism for his almost perennial singleness and his devotion to his sister and dogs.
When the island of South Georgia was a booming whaling station, in the roaring forties, more than a century ago, Grytviken received what was to be the first church established in the Antarctic region. In effect the church was completed in 1913 just on time for the Christmas Day with the first ever ringing of bells occurring on Christmas Eve.