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Venezuela’s ruling party wins 20 governorships – electoral authority

Venezuela's National Electoral Council (CNE) awarded victory to the ruling Socialist party in 20 governorships and three to opposition politicians in an initial announcement...

Chile moves towards right with hard-right former congressman Jose Antonio Kast on top in the first-round vote

Chile is headed for a polarized presidential election runoff next month after hard-right former congressman Jose Antonio Kast finished on top in the first-round...

Peru’s central bank joins global push to develop a digital currency

Peru is joining the global push to develop a central bank digital currency (CBDC), central bank President Julio Velarde said on Tuesday, as policymakers...

Brazil lower house approves constitutional amendment allowing Bolsonaro to spend more

Brazil's lower house of Congress approved a constitutional amendment on Tuesday that would allow far-right President Jair Bolsonaro to spend an additional 92 billion...

Brazil country singer Marilia Mendonca killed in small airplane crash

Brazilian country singer Marilia Mendonca was killed on Friday along with her manager and aide when the small airplane they were traveling in crashed...

Peru’s Antamina to start formal talks with protesters to find ‘common ground’

The head of Antamina, Peru's largest copper producer, looked to defuse tensions with rural community protesters on Friday, addressing residents in a local meeting...

Chile’s campaign trail goes virtual as all but two candidates forced into COVID lockdown

Chile's presidential candidates had to host news conferences from home and cancel travel plans on Thursday as five out of seven candidates were forced...

Peru’s Congress confirms new moderate left Cabinet

Peru's Congress on Thursday confirmed a new moderate left Cabinet, three months into the administration of President Pedro Castillo, who's first lineup of ministers...

Burnt by the sun: Bolivia’s highlands sizzle under fierce UV rays

Bolivia's highlands city of La Paz has been hit by an unusual heatwave, with levels of ultraviolet (UV) radiation soaring off the charts, exacerbated...

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