Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador defended Foreign Ministry Marcelo Ebrard who came under heavy flak for taking a selfie of himself and his wife Rosalinda Bueso during the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II in London.
Chilean President Gabriel Boric Font Tuesday told the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York that his country would have a new Constitution “shortly” after the Sept. 7 attempt to get a progressive text approved through a referendum failed to get past the vote of the citizenry.
Residents of a Bolivian town near La Paz had the local mayor wear a skirt in retribution for his alleged disregard of the various demands put forward by the population who were requesting additional transport services and more drinking water available.
At least one person died Monday as a 7.6-degree Richter scale earthquake hit the Mexican State of Michoacán, on the Pacific coast, 59 kilometers south of Coalcoman, on the anniversary of two previous tremors that left thousands dead in 1985 and 2017, according to a National Seismological Service report.
Peru's state-run oil company Petroperu Sunday reported an attack against the Norperuvian Oil Pipeline (ONP) in the jungle region of Loreto had caused a spill triggering environmental contingency protocols.
Argentina's Lower House passed the bill approving the involvement of the country's Armed Forces in the joint UNITAS military drills with foreign troops, which have also been allowed to enter national territory, it was reported.
Puerto Rico has been left without electricity as Hurricane Fiona made landfall with winds of up to 160.9 kilometers per hour, amid residents fearing an encore of the devastation left by Hurricane Maria in 2017. US President Joseph Biden declared a state of emergency on the island.
Colombia's High Commissioner for Peace, Danilo Rueda, and representatives of dissident Colombian Revolutionary Armed Forces (FARC) guerrillas have met during the weekend to discuss possible talks, according to a statement released on Saturday.
By Ernesto Talvi (*) – In the 1980s, the Federal Reserve’s dramatic interest-rate hikes led to a lost decade of economic growth in highly indebted Latin American countries. Today, however, the US itself is highly leveraged, which will make the Fed hesitant to pursue measures that imply severe collateral damage elsewhere.
US President Joseph Biden has issued yet another declaration including Venezuela and Bolivia among the countries that do not fight drug trafficking.