At least 18 people have been reported dead and over 60 injured following an explosion at Havana's Saratoga Hotel Friday. However, authorities did not rule out that the number of casualties could increase later in the day.
The ambassador of the European Union (EU) in Uruguay, Paolo Berizzi, said he was “optimistic” about the agreement between the bloc he represents and Mercosur. After more than 20 years of negotiations, Berizzi said he believes that this year there will be progress for its entry into force.
Despite several convictions in his native Colombia, Dairo Antonio Usuga, leader of the Gulf Clan drug-trafficking gang better known as “Otoniel” has been extradited to the United States on Wednesday to face various charges in both New York and Florida.
Nicaragua's National Assembly Wednesday voted to outlaw another 50 NGOs at the request of the Government of President Daniel Ortega.
Peru's President Pedro Castillo Terrones Wednesday rejected allegations that he and his wife Liliana Paredes had plagiarized the contents of the thesis they filed to get a Masters' Degree in Educational Psychology at the César Vallejo private university a decade ago.
Brazilian Deputy Eduardo Bolsonaro, son of President Jair Bolsonaro, held a telephone conversation with his Argentine colleague Javier Milei, whom he reportedly told that “I believe you can be president.”
The Latin American and Caribbean Parliament (Parlatino) Tuesday urged its 23 member countries to take measures to curb the soaring food prices which are reaching unprecedented highs, according to the food price index kept by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).
Following the announcement by the United States that the governments of Cuba, Nicaragua, and Venezuela were not going to be invited to June's Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles because they do not respect democracy, Argentina has urged it to review its stance.
The Government of Colombia said the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights' envoy had everything mixed up regarding the responsibilities of the State in the Bojayá massacre perpetrated by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) guerrillas 20 years ago.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu insisted over the weekend that the Government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was conducting a series of efforts to organize a meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky.