Brazil’s top court tosses graft cases against ex-President Lula, furthering new bid for presidency

The Supreme Court of Brazil has reset two cases against former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, which had been brought by a judge that the court had earlier found biased, bringing him closer to a new run for president. … Read More >Brazil’s top court tosses graft cases against ex-President Lula, furthering new bid for presidency

Argentine president tests positive for Covid-19 after Russia’s Sputnik V shot, but researchers say he will recover swiftly

Argentinian leader Alberto Fernandez has most likely been infected with the new coronavirus, he announced. The virus should not affect him severely, however, as he has previously received the Sputnik V vaccine, researchers say. … Read More >Argentine president tests positive for Covid-19 after Russia’s Sputnik V shot, but researchers say he will recover swiftly

Chilean president slapped with $3,500 FINE & ‘turns himself in’ after no-mask selfie with stranger stokes public backlash

Chilean President Sebastian Pinera must pay a fine of $3,500 after he was seen posing for a selfie on the beach without a mask, flouting the country’s Covid-19 rules. He reported his own violation to health officials. … Read More >Chilean president slapped with $3,500 FINE & ‘turns himself in’ after no-mask selfie with stranger stokes public backlash