- Bolivia election: Exiled leader's party retakes power after military takeover
Bolivia appears to be shifting sharply away from the conservative policies of the US-backed interim government that took power last year after left-wing President Evo Morales was forced to resign, with the exiled leader's party ...
New Zealand Herald. Wed, 21 Oct 2020 12:56:05 +1200.
- Covid: China's Sinovac vaccine to be included in Brazil immunisation plan
Officials say an immunisation programme using CoronaVac could begin as soon as January 2021.
BBC News. Wed, 21 Oct 2020 00:18:06 GMT.
- 1945: Strike Paralyzes Argentina
A 24-hour walkout backed by the government to show support for Col. Juan D. Peron brought the country to a standstill.
The International Herald Tribune. New York Times. Tue, 20 Oct 2020 08:30:02 +0000.
- Argentina passes 1 million cases as COVID-19 hits Latin America
Colombia, Mexico and Peru are expected to reach a million-case milestone in the coming weeks.
Al Jazeera. Tue, 20 Oct 2020 07:57:12 +0000.
- Coronavirus: Argentina's confirmed cases surpass one million
The South American nation becomes the fifth and smallest country in the world to reach this figure.
BBC News. Tue, 20 Oct 2020 02:07:03 GMT.
- 2,000-Year-Old Nazca Line Featuring Lounging Cat Found in Peru
The enormous glyph is one of hundreds of ancient etchings scattered across the arid region
Smithsonian. Mon, 19 Oct 2020 18:47:58 +0000.
- Sputnik V vaccine supplies to Latin America may start in December
The Russian vaccine will be produced in India, Brazil, South Korea and China, according to the investor
Tass. Mon, 19 Oct 2020 20:56:58 +0300.
- CBP stops Honduran three-year-old girl being smuggled in from Mexico
A three-year-old girl was stopped from being smuggled into the United States from Mexico on Wednesday. The girl, a native from Honduras, arrived on a raft with a woman from Venezuela.
Daily Mail. Mon, 19 Oct 2020 15:31:30 GMT.
- Drawing of a huge cat discovered in Peru's Nazca hills
A design depicting a huge cat has been discovered in Peru's Nazca Desert. ...
Yahoo. Mon, 19 Oct 2020 08:56:50 -0400.
- Protests in Chile turn violent with church set on fire and police using tear gas
Protests turned violent in Chile after thousands took to the streets of Santiago to mark one year since mass demonstrations that left 30 dead and thousands injured.
Sky News. Mon, 19 Oct 2020 03:16:00 +0100.
- Santos ends contract with Robinho after sponsor complaints
Brazilian soccer team Santos has suspended a newly-signed contract with international star Robinho after a sponsor made reference to the player's past sexual assault case and cut its ties with the club.
Fox News. Sat, 17 Oct 2020 13:25:16 GMT.
- UNICEF USA BrandVoice: Protecting Children In Venezuela During The Pandemic
UNICEF-supported child protection counselors are on the front lines in Venezuela, responding to the needs of children and adolescents.
By Sarah Ferguson, Unicef Usa. Forbes. Fri, 16 Oct 2020 12:56:37 -0400.
- Banana splits reveal half a tonne of cocaine smuggled in from Brazil
A Forestville man has been arrested over an alleged plot to import 552 kilograms of cocaine to Sydney from South America.
Fergus Hunter. Sydney Morning Herald. Sat, 17 Oct 2020 00:00:00 +1100.
- Peru Reopens Archaeological, Tourist Sites After COVID-19 Closures
Visitors will have to follow protocols, including wearing face masks and keeping a safe distance apart.
Voice of America. Fri, 16 Oct 2020 04:23:20 -0400.
- International Paper Offloads Brazilian Packaging Business
International Paper's (IP) latest divesture supports management's previously-announced strategic review of the packaging business in Brazil.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Thu, 15 Oct 2020 18:38:00 GMT.
- Philippine Air Force formally inducts A-29B Super Tucano aircraft
The Philippine Air Force (PAF) has officially inducted into service the six A-29B Super Tucano trainer/light attack aircraft it ordered from Brazilian ...
Janes 360. Wed, 14 Oct 2020 12:44:54 Z.
- Chileans Protest Ahead of Referendum on Constitutional Changes
Vote scheduled for Oct. 25 was postponed due to coronavirus pandemic.
Voice of America. Sat, 10 Oct 2020 05:39:37 -0400.
- Climate patterns linked in Amazon, North and South America, study shows
Researchers have developed a tree-ring chronology from the Amazon River basin that established a link between climate patterns in the Amazon and the Americas.
Science Daily. Fri, 09 Oct 2020 12:19:32 EDT.
- Brazilian fight champion teaches police the art of jiu-jitsu at Quintella MMA
Brazilian martial arts expert Alexandre Quintella is offering police officers a free lesson on how to subdue suspects without anyone getting hurt.
Ccg. ABC News. Thu, 08 Oct 2020 15:15:38 +0000.
- ASUR Announces Total Passenger Traffic for September 2020
On a YoY basis, passenger traffic decreased 48.7% in Mexico, 47.9% in Puerto Rico and 86.2% in Colombia.
Travel Industry Wire. 2020-10-07 15:39:16 EST.