Brazil’s ex-President Bolsonaro seeks US tourist visa: Lawyer | Jair Bolsonaro News

Brazil’s former President Jair Bolsonaro has applied for a six-month tourist visa to remain in the United States, his lawyer said, as the far-right politician faces an investigation at home into accusations he helped incite this month’s riot in the Brazilian capital. US authorities received Bolsonaro’s visa application on Friday, his lawyer, Felipe Alexandre, told … Read more

Dina Boluarte: Can Peru’s President strike a truce with protesters?

CNN — When Dina Boluarte was anointed Peru’s sixth president in five years, she faced battles on two fronts: appeasing the lawmakers who had ousted her boss and predecessor Pedro Castillo, and calming protesters enraged by the dethronement of yet another president. She called for a “political truce” with Congress on her first day of … Read more

As deadly protests continue, Peru’s government faces crisis | Protests News

Lima, Peru — Dozens of civilians shot dead by armed forces. The gates of a premier public university stormed by a military tank. Police precincts set aflame. Nearly seven weeks after Dina Boluarte ascended to Peru’s presidency in the wake of her predecessor Pedro Castillo’s chaotic removal, the protests that have roiled the country’s south … Read more

Mapping the battle for Ukraine’s Bakhmut | Russia-Ukraine war News

The front-line city of Bakhmut in eastern Ukraine has been the focus of intense fighting for months. Battles became fiercer this week, but Ukraine’s forces appear to be holding out against the Russians, who recently claimed to have seized the nearby salt-mining town of Soledar – a victory Kyiv denies. If Russian forces or the … Read more

Foot-long dwarf boa found in Ecuadorian Amazon

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advances and more. CNN — Scientists have identified a tiny new species of dwarf boa living in the Ecuadorian Amazon that even a snake hater could love: These small reptiles are just a foot long. Alex Bentley, research … Read more

Brazil prepares to seek extradition of Bolsonaro ally from US | Jair Bolsonaro News

Brazil’s Supreme Court has ordered the arrest of Bolsonaro’s Justice Minister Anderson Torres, who remains in Florida. Brazilian authorities have given a former justice minister and ally of ex-President Jair Bolsonaro three days to return to the country or face extradition from the United States, as the government pursues those it says are responsible for … Read more

Brazil: Vast majority of Brazilians condemn weekend rioting which saw 2,082 held by police

CNN — A vast majority of Brazilians condemn recent riots and invasions of federal government buildings, and more than half say former President Jair Bolsonaro is at least partially responsible for them, according to new polling. Polling firm Datafolha released new figures Wednesday showing that 93% of Brazilians condemn the attacks on the Congress, Presidential … Read more

‘No amnesty!’: Brazilian protests demand jail for rioters

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — “No amnesty! No amnesty! No amnesty!” The chant reverberated off the walls of the jam-packed hall at the University of Sao Paulo’s law college on Monday afternoon. Within hours, it was the rallying cry for thousands of Brazilians who streamed into the streets of Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, … Read more

Biden is facing sharp questions after document revelation

CNN — President Joe Biden is facing sharp new questions about his handling of classified documents as he prepares for a summit with the leaders of the US’ neighboring nations. The news that several classified documents from Biden’s time as vice president were discovered last fall at his private office in Washington, DC, broke moments … Read more

Biden, López Obrador open Mexico meetings with brusque talk

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Andres Manuel López Obrador challenged US President Joe Biden to end an attitude of “abandonment” and “disdain” for Latin America and the Caribbean as the two leaders met on Monday, making for a brusque opening to a summit of North American leaders. The comments were a stark contrast to … Read more