Mauricio Claver-Carone, the White House official elected to lead Latin America’s regional development bank, said he aims to play a constructive role in Argentina’s negotiations with the International Monetary Fund.
Fires are raging in the wetlands of west-central Brazil, leaving behind a vast swath of charred ruins in a paradise of biodiversity. The enormous fires have destroyed nearly 12% of the world’s largest tropical wetland, partially reducing to ashes one of the most biologically diverse ecosystems on the planet.
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday that he was ready to request a referendum on whether to prosecute several of his predecessors accused of corruption. Lopez Obrador said that if campaigners fail to gather enough signatures in support of a people's consultation, he would ask the Senate for such a vote himself.
The mayor of Bogota begged forgiveness on Sunday and called for reconciliation after protests in Colombia's capital the past week left 11 civilians dead and hundreds injured.
The Peruvian opposition leader Keiko Fujimori, the greatest adversary of President Martín Vizcarra, rejected this Sunday the motion to remove the president and urged Congress to act with prudence.
A U.S. bankruptcy judge rejected a US$ 2.4 billion financing plan for struggling LATAM Airlines on the grounds that a convertible loan included as part of the package would amount to “improper” treatment of other shareholders.
Colombia's defense minister apologized on Friday on behalf of the national police for an incident of police brutality that sparked two nights of protests that rocked parts of the capital Bogota and satellite city Soacha, leaving 11 dead and hundreds injured.
Peruvian opposition lawmakers filed a censure motion to oust the government’s economy minister, underscoring political tensions as the country rides out its deepest economic plunge in decades due to the coronavirus pandemic.
U.S. President Donald Trump’s pick to run Latin America’s main financing institution appears poised to win the top job in this weekend’s election amid faltering regional opposition to having a U.S. citizen run the bank for the first time in 61 years.
The number of confirmed coronavirus deaths in Latin America passed 300,000 on Wednesday, according to several independent tallies, with the virus showing no signs of abating in the world's worst-hit region.