Venezuela's Maduro hopes for 'better relations' with US under Biden
Yesterdat 15:22 Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro says he hopes for better relations with Washington under US President Joe Biden.
Yesterdat 15:22 Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro says he hopes for better relations with Washington under US President Joe Biden.
Yesterdat 11:48 Bolsonaro was one of last world leaders to recognse Biden’s victory, and amplified Donald Trump's allegations that last year's US election had been rigged.
20-01-2021 08:20 Under an overwhelming heat, dozens of people have been waiting for 12 hours to fill oxygen tanks and try to save the lives of their loved ones in Manaus, a Brazilian city plunged into chaos by the explosion of Covid-19 cases.
19-01-2021 17:59 Argentina has sent Mexico the first active ingredient necessary for the development of around one million doses of the British Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine.
19-01-2021 08:50 Colombian immigration officials announced Monday that foreign nationals caught taking part in underground parties in violation of a ban on social gatherings during the pandemic will be expelled from the country.
16-01-2021 06:56 President Alberto Fernández will travel to Santiago on January 26 to meet with Chilean President Sebastián Piñera.
16-01-2021 04:04 Brazil's Foreign Minister Ernesto Araujo wants Joe Biden to know that it’s not about to reverse course in response to the change of US leadership.
15-01-2021 14:19 Ángel Cabrera, wanted by Interpol on domestic violence charges, was arrested in Rio de Janeiro Thursday, and will be extradited to Argentina to stand trial.
15-01-2021 13:12 President Alberto Fernández signs bill allowing abortion until 14th week of pregnancy into law.
14-01-2021 23:50 Former Bolivia president Evo Morales, who has tested positive for the coronavirus, said on Thursday he has received treatment offers from allies Argentina, Venezuela and Cuba.
14-01-2021 15:47 Britain bans all arrivals from South America, Panama, Cape Verde and Portugal over fears of importing a new coronavirus variant from Brazil.
13-01-2021 23:32 When Jair Bolsonaro took office in January 2019 he nurtured relationships with other like-minded, far-right governments, but as the political tide turns he now finds himself and his country increasingly isolated.
13-01-2021 10:19 River dominate semi-final second leg at a empty Allianz Parque stadium in São Paulo, but are twice denied a legendary comeback by controversial VAR decisions.
13-01-2021 10:13 Spain’s Telefónica to sell its telephone masts in Europe and Latin America to US-based telecom infrastructure firm American Towers Corp for US$9.4 billion in cash.
11-01-2021 18:13 Carmaker Ford said Monday it would close its factories in Brazil this year as the impacts of the coronavirus epidemic hammered sales in Latin America.
11-01-2021 08:35 There is no current data on how many people identify as transgender in the neighbouring Uruguay, let alone how many of them are minors.
09-01-2021 08:37 Xeneize retain hopes of advancing, although they will have to up their efforts significantly. For the Millo, only a near-miracle will secure passage to Rio.
09-01-2021 07:16 Being able to disrupt the constitutional process, whether directly or indirectly, through the use of violence is an indication that said democratic process is breaking down.
07-01-2021 16:07 Argentina, Venezuela and now Bolivia have all approved Russia's Sputnik vaccine for emergency use. In all, the countries have placed orders for more than 30 million doses.
07-01-2021 13:31 Election officials, US states and the courts have all dismissed Trump's claims of widespread fraud. But Bolsonaro has shown determination to stand by him to the end.
06-01-2021 23:27 World leaders and governments react with shock to events in United States, as pro-Trump mob breaches US Capitol. President Alberto Fernández condemns "serious acts of violence" in Washington DC.
06-01-2021 14:50 Maize climbed to US$5 a bushel and soybeans rallied for a sixth day, driving both crops to fresh six-year highs, as farmer protests and dry weather pose threat to supplies.
05-01-2021 11:26 A new Venezuelan National Assembly will be sworn in Tuesday, leaving Western-backed opposition leader Juan Guaidó out in the political cold.
04-01-2021 15:39 Uruguayan Football Players' Association launches scathing attack on the English Football Association for banning Manchester United striker Edinson Cavani over use of 'negrito' in a social media post.
02-01-2021 09:27 Economic crisis, rising poverty and unemployment, debt talks, creditors, the IMF, wealth tax, squatters, a police mutiny, the failed appropriation of Vicentin, alleged AFI espionage, ‘lawfare,’ corruption, legalised abortion, diplomacy, disappearances, the death of Diego Maradona… a lot happened in Argentina over the past 12 months, but it was all overshadowed by Covid-19.
30-12-2020 10:25 Argentina legalised elective abortion on Wednesday morning, marking a historic shift toward women’s rights in one of Latin America’s largest Catholic countries.
30-12-2020 05:43 Argentina recorded a new surge in coronavirus cases on Tuesday, with Health Ministry officials recording more than 11,000 new cases in 24 hours.
29-12-2020 16:24 Health authorities responded to the news by announcing that from December 31, everyone arriving in Chile would have to spend 10 days in quarantine.
26-12-2020 09:12 Frontline medical workers in Mexico and Chile among first to be vaccinated in region, as mass immunisation programmes get underway.
23-12-2020 00:09 Nine months after recording its first coronavirus case, Uruguay is seeing an outbreak in what President Luis Lacalle Pou has called the “first wave,” threatening to undo the hard-fought gains throughout the pandemic.
18-12-2020 17:02 The Colombian indigenous community of Nazareth's leaders said they have halted cruel anti-gay punishments in recent decades and offered a measure of refuge, but with caveats for about 20 gay residents.
17-12-2020 14:48 Brazil is negotiating the purchase of 350 million doses of coronavirus vaccines for 2021, including 210 million of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine that is largely made in Brazil by the Fiocruz institute, and 70 million of Pfizer's vaccine.
16-12-2020 16:06 Executive secretary of the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean Alicia Bárcena predicts the region will experience growth of 3.7 percent in 2021.
14-12-2020 20:36 Despite Covid-19 restrictions on movement, almost 300,000 tourists arrived in the Araucania region of Chile on Monday to witness the solar eclipse.
13-12-2020 20:44 A study by Sweden-based organisation, International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA), found that approximately 60 percent of countries around the world have adopted health and safety measures during the Covid-19 crisis that infringe on democratic principles.
13-12-2020 19:45 Concerns over Amazon deforestation under Bolsonaro are delaying the ratification of a two-decades long negotiated trade deal between the European Union and Mercosur.
12-12-2020 10:00 By the time the Libertadores finally bids farewell to 2020 on the eve of Christmas Eve, there will be at least one Argentine team among South America's four top sides.
12-12-2020 09:56 Tributes pour in for two-time former president, who died last weekend from lung cancer at age of 80. Vázquez was the first candidate of leftist Frente Amplio coalition to win Uruguayan presidency, breaking traditional hegemony of Colorado and Nacional parties.
12-12-2020 09:39 Alberto Fernández administration refuses to back Organisation of American States resolution denouncing last weekend’s vote as “fraudulent” and “neither free nor fair.”
12-12-2020 08:48 Government sees lithium mining as a significant source of revenue in coming years, with officials hoping to boost production from 40,000 to more than 230,000 tons a year by 2022. Experts, however, warn that challenges lie ahead.
10-12-2020 00:58 With eight percent of the globe’s population and 30 percent of its Covid-19 deaths, Latin America is facing the pandemic’s next phase – mass vaccination – with alarm.
09-12-2020 18:33 Ecuador's Foreign Ministry protests "inopportune statements" made by Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, after Argentina's vice-president expressed concern over a presumed lack of democracy in the country.
08-12-2020 08:31 Sunday’s feigned election in Venezuela, ending Juan Guaidó’s connection with the legislature that formed the basis of his claim to the presidency, may be what some need to rethink how to deal with the troubled nation.
07-12-2020 14:35 Latin America is a much less hopeful place than when Biden headed Washington's relations with the region. And as his new administration seeks to re-engage, it faces hotter geopolitical competition.
07-12-2020 12:16 President Nicolás Maduro seized total control of Venezuela's political institutions on Sunday with a sweeping victory in legislative elections that were boycotted by the main opposition parties and criticised by the international community.
06-12-2020 09:17 Family confirms in statement that left-wing leader, who ruled Uruguay twice from 2005-2010 and 2015-2020, has succumbed to lung cancer.
05-12-2020 10:12 Following its dialogue with Brasilia and Washington, the Alberto Fernández administration needs to define a clear strategy with its main trade partners.
02-12-2020 14:58 More than 67 million low-income workers receive Covid-19 relief payments in Brazil, which are set to expire at the end of the year. Many of them are fearing what lies ahead.
02-12-2020 13:39 Foreign direct investment in Latin America will fall by up to 55% in 2020, the UN's regional economic commission said Wednesday.
02-12-2020 13:24 Flamengo's defence of their Copa Libertadores title has ended at the last 16 stage, after the Brazilian giants crashed out on penalties at the hands of Racing Club.
02-12-2020 00:12 Opposition leader Juan Guaidó is leading a boycott of Venezuela's legislative elections on Sunday and, despite losing political momentum, says he is still the person the international community needs to oust Nicolás Maduro's regime.
30-11-2020 23:32 President Alberto Fernández first Latin American leader to call US president-elect and offer congratulations for election win. In 35-minute phone call, Biden says he seeks "solid relationship" with region.
30-11-2020 22:24 Almost a year after he first took office, President Alberto Fernández has finally spoken to Brazil leader Jair Bolsonaro.
28-11-2020 08:46 No fan of Mauricio Macri, Diego Maradona did not shy away from expressing his political views. A self-declared Peronist and fan of left-wing Latin American leaders, he famously viewed Fidel Castro as a hero.
24-11-2020 08:36 Afro-Brazilian models Shirley Pitta and Gloria Maria Fonseca Siqueira had dreamed of the runway since they were girls, but in a Brazilian fashion world much whiter than the country itself, it remained a far-away fantasy until recently. In a sign of changing times in Brazil and elsewhere, the pair saw their dreams come true at this year's São Paulo Fashion Week.
23-11-2020 15:58 No country has been spared the coronavirus epidemic, nor the scourge of domestic violence, which has surged during lockdowns as the day marking such violence approaches on Wednesday.
23-11-2020 15:51 Historic free-trade agreement between the European Union and the Mercosur regional bloc, announced more than a year ago after more than two decades of negotiations, stuck in limbo due to environmental concerns.
23-11-2020 14:48 An elder sister of River Plate midfielder Nicolás De La Cruz was in Buenos Aires on Saturday while travelling in a taxi. Police officers find 40 kilogrammes of cocaine in vehicle.
22-11-2020 08:28 Last week, Brazil reported almost 68,000 new Covid-19 cases in a single day, an all-time high that eclipses the previous record by more than 20% and rivals the numbers seen in the United States, whose population is 50% bigger.
18-11-2020 18:33 Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was left beaming Wednesday after his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin praised his "masculinity" in a speech, triggering a flood of jokes online about a budding "bromance."
18-11-2020 00:05 Former Bolivia president Evo Morales announced Tuesday he had re-taken the leadership of the ruling Movement for Socialism (MAS) party he founded, a week after returning from exile.
17-11-2020 08:07 Lawmakers on Monday voted in Francisco Sagasti, an elder-statesman legislator with extensive consulting experience at home and abroad to lead a new government by electing him head of congress and new president.
16-11-2020 19:25 Francisco Sagasti chosen as next leader by Congress as Peru gets to grips with deep political crisis, sparked by the impeachment of one popular president and the resignation of his controversial successor amid protests which killed two people.
16-11-2020 16:23 Argentina’s state airline announces return of several regular routes which had been suspended due to coronavirus pandemic. Price of ticket now includes medical insurance for positive Covid-19 diagnosis abroad, says flagship carrier.
15-11-2020 17:59 Peru's interim leader Manuel Merino resigned on Sunday, just five days after taking office, sparking wild street celebrations in the capital Lima after protests against his rule.
15-11-2020 10:34 Security Ministry opens probe after anonymous tipster warns Embassy in London that explosive material is due to cross border with Paraguay “for a bomb in Argentina with a Jewish objective.”
15-11-2020 08:16 Lawmakers call for the "immediate resignation" of interim president Manuel Merino, after a violent crackdown on protests against his new government left at least three dead and more than 60 injured.
15-11-2020 08:03 Democratic leader's arrival in the White House could help pave the way for a political solution to crisis in Venezuela, with use of sanctions against social administration in Caracas likely to be more targeted.
14-11-2020 10:04 President hails ‘recovering of democracy’ in Bolivia as he attends inauguration of new leader Luis Arce.
13-11-2020 14:17 While richer nations plan their vaccination programmes through the end of 2021, experts warn that poorer and developing countries face hurdles that could deny billions the first proven protection against the coronavirus.