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Top Brazil media end coverage of presidential doorstop

Two of Brazil's top media groups said Monday they were suspending coverage of President Jair Bolsonaro's informal news conferences outside the presidential...

Brazil surpasses U.S. in daily coronavirus death toll

Brazil daily coronavirus deaths were higher than fatalities in the United States for the first time over the last 24 hours, according...

Suriname votes with president’s future at stake

Suriname's convicted-murderer president Desi Bouterse says he is confident of holding onto power despite polls suggesting his NDP party will lose its...

Bolsonaro joins protesters as Brazil politics heats up amid pandemic

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Sunday hailed supporters rallying in the country’s capital to back his administration as an unfolding political scandal...

What coronavirus? Brazil cabinet video triggers outcry

On April 22, Brazil was fast becoming a new coronavirus flashpoint, but President Jair Bolsonaro and his cabinet barely mentioned the pandemic...

Argentina in default but creditor negotiations continue

Argentina defaulted on Friday for the second time in less than 20 years after failing to pay $500 million of interest on...

Venezuela Supreme Court orders DirecTV to restore service

Venezuela’s Supreme Court on Friday ordered pay television service DirecTV to restore services in the South American country, after owner AT&T Inc...

South America ‘a new epicentre’ of COVID-19: WHO

South America has become "a new epicentre" of the deadly coronavirus pandemic, the World Health Organization said Friday, following a surge in...

Brazil retail tycoon Diniz says local supermarkets were fast to adjust to COVID-19

Brazilian retail veteran and board member of Carrefour SA (CARR.PA), Abílio Diniz, said on Thursday that Brazil has been faster than some...

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Canada’s Quebec provides $200 million aid to hard-hit Cirque du Soleil

Cirque du Soleil, its spotlight dimmed by the coronavirus pandemic, will receive $200 million in aid from Canada’s Quebec province, an official...

Google to start reopening offices, targets 30% capacity in September

Alphabet Inc’s Google said on Tuesday it would reopen buildings in more cities at roughly 10% of their capacity beginning July 6...

Biden hires voting rights director as absentee ballot battle heats up

Joe Biden hired a senior staffer to work on voter protection issues, his presidential campaign said on Tuesday, as President Donald Trump...

Russian minister, oil majors discuss output cut extension

Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak met with domestic major oil companies on Tuesday to discuss the implementation of global oil production curbs...