One of the factors in Republican Glenn Youngkin’s victory in the gubernatorial election was his attack on critical race theory. That this strategy worked will embolden Republicans to push hard against attempts to draw attention to racial inequality and embrace inclusion.

  • Fujimori, 85, was serving a 25-year prison term for human rights abuses during his decade-long rule in the 1990s
  • Peru’s top court ordered the immediate release of Fujimori, despite criticisms by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights

In meeting with Mexican minister Alicia Barcena in Beijing, China’s foreign minister says two sides should expand exchanges and cooperation in several areas


Diana Mondino, Argentina’s top foreign policy adviser, posted on social media platform X that she was in Brasilia to meet President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva’s Foreign Minister Mauro Vieira.

China has a distant-water fishing fleet twice as big as its nearest rival, but crew members are dying of violence and neglect – and with little regulation, that is unlikely to change any time soon.

The supertanker Olympic Trophy, chartered for US$13 million, is expected to load in early December, according to a source and ship tracking data on Kpler.

When Javier Milei announced his entry into politics in 2020 in a bid to ‘blow up’ the system, few predicted that three years later the wild-haired economist and former TV pundit could reach the presidency. Now he’s pulled it off.

Mil, also in Peru, follows the same principles as Central, the winner of the 2023 World’s 50 Best Restaurants title, and provides deeper insight into the world of Central’s founding chef couple.

Miss Nicaragua took the crown in El Salvador, as multiple contestants made history, including the first participant to wear a burkini and the pageant’s first transgender contestant to place in the top 20.

Argentines head to the polls Sunday in a down-to-the-wire race, with many frozen by indecision over which choice will rescue them from triple-digit inflation.

Since Cubans gained access to the mobile internet just five years ago, much has changed in a nation where the one-party state nevertheless retains a firm grip on many aspects of life.

The important waterway’s locks system is supported by two artificial lakes, which also supply drinking water to half of Panama, but October is the driest month since registers started 73 years ago.

‘Acapulco is a total disaster … the park was totally destroyed, the buildings, all the streets’, said a resident, as over 8,000 members of the nation’s army, air force and national guard were deployed to help clean up.


Researchers hope to learn more about the virus, which can cause devastating birth defects, such as a child being born with an abnormally small head and brain.

A parasitic skin infection that used to crop up among international travellers is now endemic in parts of the US and is taking on a uniquely American identity.

Daniel Noboa, Ecuador’s youngest-ever president-elect, pledged to restore order in a nation torn by ‘violence, corruption and hatred’.

Luis Alfredo Garavito, nicknamed ‘The Beast’, kidnapped and abused his numerous victims in the 1990s by posing as a monk, a homeless person or a street vendor.

Gabriel Boric is expected to attempt to lure renewal energy investments to Chile, which is home to 48 per cent of global lithium reserves, a mineral needed for EV batteries.