Pedro Castillo Terrones has been sworn in Wednesday as Peru's new President for the 2021-2026 term just barely a week after being declared the winner of the June 6 runoff against conservative candidate Keiko Fujimori.Add your comment!
Argentine President Alberto Fernández Wednesday warned that government officials who wished to run in the upcoming mandatory primary elections should resign their offices in order to focus on their campaigns.Add your comment!
Colombia President Iván Duque Márquez Wednesday praised the current state of bilateral relations with Argentina in a meeting he held with his counterpart from that country, Alberto Fernández, as both leaders were in the Peruvian capital for the inauguration of Pedro Castillo.Add your comment!
Cuba's Ministry of the Revolutionary Armed Forces (MINFAR) of Monday announced the death of Reserve General Manuel Eduardo Lastres Pacheco, making him the fourth high-ranking officer to pass away in just over a week.Add your comment!
The International Monetary Fund lifted previous 2021 growth forecasts for Latin America and the Caribbean to 5,8%, a significant advance over the last estimate from April, boosted particularly because of the good performances of the Brazilian and Mexican economies.Add your comment!
An administrative court in Ecuador revoked the country's nationality of Wikileaks founder, Australian-born Julian Assange. The Monday 26 July ruling was notified to Assange's attorney Carlos Poveda and the Ecuadorean foreign ministry.Add your comment!
As anticipated Peruvian Socialist elect president Pedro Castillo was unable to gain control of the one-house Congress, which on Monday chose the candidate of an opposition-led alliance.Add your comment!
Colombian President Iván Duque Monday said several former guerrilla commanders were being granted shelter in Venezuela and asked the United States that Venezuela be added to the list of countries that promote terrorism.Add your comment!
Russia's atomic agency Rosatom Monday resumed construction of a nuclear reactor for the Center for Research and Development of Nuclear Technology (CIDTN) of Bolivia, a project which had been paralyzed in 2019, it was reported.Add your comment!
Uruguayan President Luis Alberto Lacalle Pou was Latin America's best president when it came down to handling the coronavirus pandemic, a study by the international consulting firm Ipsos released over the weekend has shown.Add your comment!