A practice that expanded worldwide during the Covid-19 lockdowns to avoid physical proximity, online schooling returns to Ecuador in a move to minimize the dangers of living in the crime-ridden coastal province of Guayas, particularly its capital, Guayaquil, where shootings and murders have become commonplace, it was announced Sunday.
Nicaraguan opposition leaders Olesia Muñoz Pavón and Anielka García have been sentenced to 10 and 8 years in prison, respectively, for spreading false news and conspiring to undermine national integrity, which amounts to treason, it was reported from Managua on Sunday.
The Argentine administration of President Alberto Fernández Saturday expressed its gratitude towards the Group of 77 (G77) plus China for its support regarding the South American country's claim over the Falkland/Malvinas Islands.
Great Britain on Sunday put its army on standby after a number of London metropolitan police officers handed in their weapons in support of a fellow officer who has been charged with murder over the fatal shooting of a young black man.
Citing a dirty campaign against him, former Bolivian President Evo Morales announced during the weekend that he would run again in the 2025 elections. His Movimiento al Socialismo (MAS) party, the same as current head of state Luis Arce Catacora claims Morales is the king of cocaine while the opposition regards him as a drug trafficker, according to local media.
Condemnation and praise for UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak who last week delayed the net zero plan by pushing back a ban on new petrol cars from 2030 to 2035 and announced delays on other key green policies.
Tens of thousands of Spaniards took to the streets in Madrid on Sunday to protest against reports that acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez could grant amnesty to Catalan separatists in return for political support. Protesters chanted out, out and Sanchez, resign.
The Libertad y Democracia Group of center-rightwing leaders gathered in Buenos Aires Friday to express its support to opposition candidate Patricia Bullrich of Juntos por el Cambio (JxC) of former President Mauricio Macri, who co-chaired the event The ideas of freedom in the politics of the future with Chile's Sebastián Piñera.
Luis Lacalle Ponce de León, son of Uruguay's current President Luis Lacalle Pou and grandson of former head of state Luis Alberto Lacalle Herrera (1990-1995), made his First Division football debut this week, it was reported in Montevideo.
Brazilian Army Lieutenant-Colonel Mauro Cid, a former aide-de-camps to then-President Jair Bolsonaro, has told the Federal Police as part of a plea bargain that, shortly after his defeat in the runoff to Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, the head of state was handed by his advisor Filipe Martins a draft decree to call new elections.