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Thursday 19 October 2017

Fired Venezuela Prosecutor Leaks Video Implicating Maduro in Taking $35M Bribe

President Nicolás Maduro of Venezuela at a news conference in Caracas. Credit Ariana Cubillos/Associated Press Venezuela’s ousted chief prosecutor...

Deadline Expires for Striking Avianca Pilots in Colombia

This Monday was the deadline for striking Avianca pilots, who are still in the process of being reinstated,...

Foreigners Attending Colombia “Hooker Holiday” May Face Deportation

A risqué promotional video offers a drug-fuelled orgy offering unlimited sex with big-bottomed hookers in a “sex island...

Radio Program in Peru Takes Aim at Human Trafficking

Peru's Interior Ministry has aired its first trilingual radio program to help better inform the public about human...

Argentina’s Former President Cristina Kirchner Close to Having Assets Seized in Corruption Probe

Former President of Argentina Cristina Fernández de Kirchner is facing new legal complications as she continues to campaign...

To Survive in Venezuela, Multinationals Slash Operations and Payrolls to Bare Minimum

Employees sometimes wait up to 10 months to return to work when shortages cause stop in production. Multinational companies...

Maduro Regime Arrests Three Journalists Reporting from Venezuelan Prison

Italians Roberto Di Mateo and Filippo Rossi and Venezuelan Jesús Medina, were accused of smuggling unauthorized recording devices into...

Colombia President Signs Ceasefire Deal With ELN Rebels for 1st Time in History

Colombia’s ELN rebel commander, Nicolas Rodriguez waving to the media next to Antonio Garcia, representatives of Colombian National...

Venezuela, Argentina, and Brazil Are The Least Free Economies in Latin America: Fraser Institute

Venezuela has once again topped the list of the world’s worst economies, beating out 159 countries in 2017. Canada’s...

Bolivia Approves Arguments to Legalize Abortion

La Paz, Bolivia (Prensa Latina) The Bolivian Health Minister, Ariana Campero, has highlighted the approval of Article-153 of...

Venezuela Sees Iran, Syria To The Rescue

A follower of President Nicolas Maduro runs past a line of soldiers in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, Aug. 26,...

Avianca In Colombia Remains Grounded After Talks Collapse

Talks to end a strike by the largest pilots’ union at Colombia’s flagship airline Avianca were suspended after...

Venezuela Prepares for War With U.S.

© Reuters Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro called on his nation’s military leaders Tuesday to prepare for war against the...

Ecuador Prolongs Asylum for Wikileaks Founder Assange

Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno said that his country would continue to support and provide asylum to WikiLeaks founder...

US Ambassador to Colombia Says FARC Hasn’t Earned Removal from List of Terrorist Organizations

“What does the agreement say?” Whitaker asked. “It says that the FARC need to provide information about drug...

US Threatens to Impose Oil Embargo on Venezuela Unless Democracy Is Restored

Nikki Haley, U.S. Ambassador to the UN. Photo: Reuters All sanctions against Venezuela are on the table for the...

Colombia Struggles To Deliver Justice In Army ‘Cash-For-Kills’ Scandal

Colombian soliders on parade in Bogota. EPA/Mauricio Duenas Castaneda As Colombia’s 50-year armed conflict enters a post-conflict phase, the...

Maduro’s Rabbit Plan Won’t Save Venezuelans from Going Hungry

(FEE.org) President Nicolas Maduro wants Venezuelans to breed rabbits to solve the economic disaster he and his predecessor...

US Threatens to Brand Colombia Not Compliant on Anti-Drug Efforts

TODAY COLOMBIA via Insightcrime.org - In an annual designation of major drug trafficking and producing nations, US President...

Shunning US Dollar, Venezuela Lists Oil Prices in Chinese Yuan

Venezuela on Friday began listing the price of its oil in the Chinese yuan, following President Nicolas Maduro's...

Shunning US Dollar, Venezuela Lists Oil Prices in Chinese Yuan

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Latin America Is Branded as a Lower-middle Zone of Human Capital

(Prensa Latina) The World Economic Forum said on Wednesday (Sept. 13)  in Geneva that Latin America and the...

Trump to Meet Latin American Leaders to Discuss Venezuela

The U.S. President Donald Trump will host his counterparts from Peru, Colombia and Brazil on Monday, with the...

This old Catholic ritual is giving Brazil’s economy a small boost, one Virgin Mary statuette at a time

Brazilians are moving away from Catholicism. Today, fewer than 50 percent of Brazilians identify as Roman Catholic, down...

Maduro Drops All Pretense, Vows to Become a Dictator

Venezuelan ruler Nicolás Maduro usually picks a fight with whomever calls his regime a dictatorship, insisting it is...

Fugitive Italian Latest Foreign Crime Boss Captured in Uruguay

(Insightcrime) An Italian crime boss and one of Italy's most wanted criminals has been arrested in Uruguay after...

Colombians give Pope Francis rapturous welcome

Francis arrived in the Colombian capital, Bogotá, on Wednesday. He was met off the Alitalia plane by President...

Pope visits Colombia to boost peace process after 50 years of war

A woman sells flags with the image of Pope Francis outside the Cathedral of Bogota in Bolivar Square,...

Venezuela to Donate $5 Million to Harvey Victims in Texas

Houston residents trudge through floodwaters. | Photo: AFP Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza has announced that the South American...

Chile: the long road to abortion reform

Chile had one of the most restrictive abortion policies in the entire world. After years of campaigning, Chile’s...

Colombia is becoming Latin America’s brightest star

Following more than half a century of armed conflict, peace is shining a new light on Colombia’s future. A...

US Embassy in Venezuela Issues Warning of Nationwide Military Drills Arming Citizens

The United States embassy in Venezuela has once again alerted its citizens about increased security risks in the...

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This Monday was the deadline for striking Avianca pilots, who are still in the process of being reinstated, to return to their jobs. Avianca, Colombia’s...

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