Latin America News Headlines
Venezuelan opposition figure Lopez abandons Caracas residence to flee abroad: sources
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan opposition politician Leopoldo Lopez has abandoned the Spanish ambassador's residence in Caracas to leave the country, over a year after entering to escape house arrest, three people familiar with his exit said.
Chile surpasses 500,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases
SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chile has identified more than 500,000 cases of the new coronavirus since the outbreak began in March, the health ministry said on Saturday.
Motor racing-Albon needs to secure his Red Bull seat, says Horner
Oct 24 (Reuters) - Red Bull will look outside their current pool of contracted drivers if they decide to replace Alexander Albon as Max Verstappen's team mate for 2021, according to principal Christian Horner.
Europe becomes second region to cross 250,000 deaths as second COVID wave hits
(Reuters) - Europe became the second region after Latin America to surpass 250,000 deaths on Saturday, according to a Reuters tally, with record numbers of daily COVID-19 infections reported in the past two weeks.
Mexico will not follow FDA in approving Gilead's COVID-19 drug
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico will not necessarily follow the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in approving Gilead Science Inc's antiviral drug remdesivir for use in COVID-19 patients, a top Mexican health official said on Friday.
Bolivia's Arce pledges to 'rebuild' as landslide election win confirmed
LA PAZ (Reuters) - Bolivia's President-elect Luis Arce pledged on Friday to "rebuild" the Andean country after a tumultuous year of political turmoil and the pandemic, as the official vote count confirmed a landslide win for his socialist party.
Mexico to begin search for victims of 2006 Pasta de Conchos mine blast in 2022
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's government in early 2022 will start searching for the bodies of dozens of coal miners killed more than a decade ago in one of the country's worst mining disasters, an official said on Friday.
Bolivian ex-president Morales leaves Argentina on flight to Venezuela - state news agency
BUENOS AIRES, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Bolivian former President Evo Morales has left Argentina on a flight traveling to Venezuela, Argentine state news agency Telam reported on Friday, which would come in the wake of his socialist party's election win in Bolivia.
Mexico reports 6,604 new coronavirus cases, 418 more deaths
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's health ministry reported on Friday 6,604 additional cases of the novel coronavirus and 418 more deaths in the country, bringing the official number of cases to 880,775 and the death toll to 88,312.
Analysis: Biden win would lift Mexico-U.S. ties but energy is 'canary in the mine'
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A Joe Biden presidency would lower border tensions and raise pressure on Mexico to respect U.S. business interests as the two neighbors implement a trade deal designed to claw back jobs from China, officials and industry sources say.
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