Friday dawned in Wall Street with the news that MSCI had decided to demote Argentina's economy two notches, from Emerging to Stand Alone and what Buenos Aires analysts feared by Thursday evening has become true.
Montevideo's Carrasco international airport welcomed a new operator this week and more flights from an old one, as Uruguay's reopening to the world gains momentum in the current pandemic scenario.
US President Joseph Biden Thursday approved an emergency declaration in the state of Florida after at least three people were found dead and about 100 were still unaccounted for when a Miami Beach 12-story condominium fell to its ashes.
The developer of a worldwide famous computer antivirus software John McAfee was found dead in his Spanish prison cell Wednesday, just hours after his extradition to the United States had been approved.
With U.S. Federal Reserve officials including Chair Jerome Powell reaffirming that tighter monetary policy was still some way off, the US dollar slipped against major peers on Wednesday.
Republican Senators are delaying an upper House committee's vote on the repeal of the 2002 Authorization for the Use of Military Force, (AUMF), the so-called wide-ranging war powers that allowed the war in Iraq, and other military actions.
Ecuador's President Guillermo Lasso Sunday flew to Miami to undergo spinal cord surgery, after which he is expected to spend several days in rehabilitation.
The Government of the United States Sunday announced it planned to cover the costs of sex-change surgery for veterans who wished to undergo such a treatment. Until now, only hormone therapy and psychological services were provided.
The United States celebrated over the weekend Juneteenth, the newly declared national holiday that marks the end of slavery and which comes a year after George Floyd's murder sparked anti-racism protests.
US and Russia's Presidents Vladimir Putin and Joseph Biden have agreed that the two countries’ ambassadors will return to their workplaces in Moscow and in Washington in what became the most significant announcement after Wednesday's summit in Geneva.