Temperatures in Argentina have been soaring above 40 degrees Celsius in a record-setting heatwave, making the country one of the hottest places on earth in recent daysParts of Argentina and neighboring countries in South America have been setting record-high temperatures as the region swelters under a historic heatwave.

Maduro affirms Venezuela will recover its economy despite sanctionsVenezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, in the framework of his annual message before the National Assembly, highlighted that the country is on the road to economic recovery amid the illegal unilateral and coercive sanctions imposed by the White House.

United States jobless claims – a proxy for layoffs – climbed by 23,000 last week to 230,000 for the week ending January 8The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose in the first week of January amid raging COVID-19 infections, but that number still remains low by historical standards.