The first presidential debate between the five contenders for the Argentine presidency was held on Sunday in Santiago del Estero, without any of the candidates outperforming the others. However, Patricia Bullrich of the opposition coalition Juntos por el Cambio (JxC) was criticized for her stiffness on stage and for failing to explain how she would bring about the changes the country so desperately needs.
Uruguay's Tourism Undersecretary Remo Monzeglio said during the weekend that there were several airlines interested in flying under the flag of the South American country.
British media is reporting that Foreign Secretary James Cleverly said he will visit the Falkland Islands to assert the UK’s control of them after a “run-in” with the Argentine government.
Luisa Gonzalez and Daniel Noboa on Sunday outlined their plans ahead of the October 15 runoff election to determine who will be Ecuador's next president.
A last-minute temporary funding measure to prevent the US government from shutting down has been approved by the House of Representatives, it was reported in Washington DC. The measure does not include additional funding for Ukraine or border security, it was also explained.
Authorities in the east coast of Australia said on Saturday one man was dead and another injured after a whale collided with their fishing boat. New South Wales state police said the incident took place at around 6 a.m. local time in the waters off La Perouse, 14 kilometers southeast of Sydney.
Guatemala's political crisis escalated last weekend as prosecutors raided the country's top electoral tribunal searching for documents related to August presidential election. Agents of the Attorney General's Office entered the headquarters of the Supreme Electoral Tribunal and confiscated the official lists of results from the polling stations.
The British national living wage is set to increase to at least £11 an hour from next April, Chancellor of the Exchequer Jeremy Hunt is expected to confirm this Monday in a speech to the Conservative Party conference. The move will benefit two million of the lowest-paid workers, according to an advance of the speech shown to BBC.
Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva was discharged Sunday from the hospital where he underwent hip surgery last Friday.
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is appealing for governments in Central America and Mexico to collaborate to address the immediate humanitarian needs of people on the move as unprecedented numbers of vulnerable migrants transit through the region, while also working on long-term solutions to tackle the drivers of migration.