Latin America

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    G20 sealed landmark deal on WTO reform by ducking 'taboo words'

    Reuters . Buenos Aires | Updated at 10:47am on December 03, 2018

    Many delegates from the world's 20 largest economies arrived at a summit in Argentina this week determined to clinch an agreement to reform the global...

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    Putin briefs Trump over Ukraine as EU leaders up pressure

    Agence France-Presse . Buenos Aires | Updated at 11:54am on December 02, 2018

    Russian president Vladimir Putin said Saturday he briefed his US counterpart Donald Trump on the Ukraine crisis as he came under pressure over Moscow's robust...

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    Caravan migrants in Mexico fill new border shelter after rains force exodus

    Reuters . Tijuana, Mexico | Updated at 12:34am on December 02, 2018

    Hundreds of mostly Central American migrants poured into a new shelter on Friday as bus loads fled a filthy, flooded sports complex on the eve...

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    Trump, China's Xi poised for high-stakes summit over trade war

    Reuters . Buenos Aires | Updated at 01:28pm on December 01, 2018

    US president Donald Trump and Chinese president Xi Jinping will wrap up a global summit on Saturday with high-stakes talks expected to determine whether they...

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    Hate crimes in Canada jump 47pc

    Reuters . Toronto | Updated at 12:48am on December 01, 2018

    Hate crimes in Canada increased 47 per cent in 2017, primarily targeting Muslims, Jews and black people, according to figures released by the country’s statistical...

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    G20 opens under assault from Trump on collective action

    Agence France-Presse . Buenos Aires | Updated at 11:54am on November 30, 2018

    G20 powers open two days of summit talks in crisis-hit Argentina on Friday after a stormy buildup dominated by US president Donald Trump's consensus-bucking crusade...

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    2.3m Venezuelans have fled crisis since 2015: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:00am on November 09, 2018

    At least 2.3 million people have fled Venezuela’s economic and political crisis since 2015, the UN said Thursday, warning that host countries’ capacity to shelter...

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    Brazil to move Israel embassy

    Agence France-Presse . Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 01:56am on November 03, 2018

    Brazil’s far-right president-elect Jair Bolsonaro confirmed Thursday the country will move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, making the Latin American country the largest after...

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    Far-right Bolsonaro is Brazil’s new leader

    Agence-France-Presse . Brazil | Updated at 01:26am on October 30, 2018

    Brazil entered a new era Monday after electing its next president, Jair Bolsonaro, a far-right congressman who vowed a fundamental change in direction for the...

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    Mexico announces aid options for CenAm migrants

    Agence France-Presse . Mexico City | Updated at 02:00am on October 28, 2018

    Mexico on Friday announced it will offer Central American migrants medical care, education for their children and access to temporary jobs as long as they...