The tallest man in the United States, 2 meters 35 centimetres has died of heart failure, his family reported on Facebook. Originally from Ukraine, Igor Voykoyinsky, 38, was living in the city of Rochester, Minnesota, famous for its medical schools and medical facilities.
About 140 passengers who should have already landed at Montevideo's Carrasco international airport were stranded in Miami after Eastern Airlines canceled its August 23 service due to a crew problem.
United States health authorities Monday gave full approval to the COVID-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer-BioNTech, which will now be marketed under the Comirnaty brand. Moderna's drug is expected to be approved shortly.
The United States Federal Reserve could begin withdrawing economic stimuli sometime in the next four months and advances of such a program could be anticipated this week at the Jackson Hole central bankers meeting 26/27 August.
The United States sanctioned on Thursday three high ranking Cuban officials, the fourth round of punitive measures, in reply to the violent repression of anti-government protests that started on 11 July and shook the island's elite.
United States president Joe Biden appointed former Venezuelan congress member Leopoldo Martinez Nucete as US permanent representative in the Inter American Development bank, IDB.
General Laura Richardson will become the first woman ever to head the Southern Command of the country's Armed Forces after a Senatorial green light was issued Wednesday.
No tampering with elections or election results, was the message from US president Joe Biden administration to Brazilian leader Jair Bolsonaro, according to Sao Paulo media following the visit last week of US national security advisor, Jake Sullivan.
New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo Tuesday announced he would resign effective in a fortnight following a report from Federal Prosecutor Letitia James which details his alleged sexual harassment of female staffers.
Argentine President Alberto Fernández Friday had lunch at the Olivos residence with US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan to deepen the common agenda between the two countries. After the meeting, President Joseph Biden chose the next US Ambassador to Buenos Aires.