Brazilian Police have arrested Bolivian aviation official Celia Castedo Monasterio who in 2016 approved the flight plan of Lamia flight 2933 which resulted in the killing of most members of the Chapecoense football team.
A Chilean born engineer, Thomas Laudenbach, 53, will be the new director of Porsche Motorsport, the competition department of the famous German auto company. He will replace, as of next October first, Fritz Enzinger who has commanded the department since 2011 with several successes.
Chile's Government and organizers have decided yet again Wednesday to cancel the 2022 edition of the iconic Viña del Mar International Song Festival due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The recent decision by Silverseas Cruises to move its operations to neighboring Punta Arenas and Puerto Williams in Chile, has shaken Tierra del Fuego and Ushuaia officials who are complaining that the Argentine government, despite promises, has yet to deliver the sanitary protocol for vessels and crew, calling in Ushuaia, plus announcing when borders will be opened.
Brazilian football legend Edson Arantes do Nascimento, better known worldwide as Pelé, has been discharged from São Paulo's Albert Einstein hospital's Intensive Care Unit Tuesday but will remain in the institution to continue with his recovery from a colon tumour surgery.
Argentine football First Division team Huracán will don jerseys sponsored by a cryptocurrency trader starting this week, it was announced Saturday.
In Argentina, choripán is a portmanteau word for chorizo (pork sausage) sandwich (chorizo + pan = bread): It is also the most popular food and has tremendous political connotations.
Brazilian football legend Edson Arantes do Nascimento, better known as Pele, has undergone colon surgery to remove a tumour. After the procedure, he posted on Instagram that he was feeling well.
The football World Cup qualifying match between South American giants Brazil and Argentina in Sao Paulo was halted Sunday after just seven minutes by health authorities from the host country, claiming four of the visiting players had allegedly dodged quarantine and other COVID-19 measures.
Former International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Jacques Rogge has died at the age of 79, it was announced Sunday. At the time the Paralympic Tokyo 2020 Games are going on at the Japanese capital, the IOC's flag will fly at half-mast.