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Bolivia Inaugurates Construction of its First Electric Railroad

The beginning of construction for Bolivia's first electric train was inaugurated by President Evo Morales on Thursday in...

Morales: Trump, KKK Promoter, Can’t Lecture Latin America

Bolivia's President Evo Morales says the U.S. President Donald Trump “cannot teach democracy and freedom to Latin America...

Peru Fines Uber for Failure to Disclose Information to Consumers

(Q24N) Peru’s National Institute for the Defense of Competition and Intellectual Property Protection, Indecopi, announced that it has...

Venezuelan Activists Request US Sanctions

“We are going to send a memo to the State Department and to the American authorities so that...

Maduro Says He Wants A Respectful Phone Call With The “Emperor”

TODAY VENEZUELA - Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro is eager to talk to United States President Donald Trump. After...

Venezuela: Wave of arrests as government turns against elected opposition

TODAY VENEZUELA - The arrest of four officials from the opposition in Venezuela, the removal from office of...

Bolivia’s Morales: War Seen as Solution to Capitalist Crisis

Bolivian President Evo Morales has criticized the spike in international conflict, arguing that war is used by "imperialist"...

In Venezuela, Military Forces Prisoners to Clean the Streets of Caracas at Gunpoint

On Wednesday, August 9, Venezuelans for Information published a video that shows prisoners cleaning the streets of Caracas...

Bolivia President Accuses US of “Recolonizing” Latin America through Venezuela

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Cuban Embassy in Venezuela Reinforces Outer Walls Amid Armed Uprisings

The reason for the increased security is unconfirmed, but social media has been abuzz with speculation that the...

America’s Foreign Ministers Meet in Peru to Reject Maduro’s Illegal Constituent Assembly in Venezuela

Twelve foreign ministers rejected Nicolás Maduro’s illegal constituent assembly in clear terms during a meeting in Lima, Peru....

Opposition Calls Upon Venezuelan Society to Resist Illegitimate Constituent Assembly

TODAY VENEZUELA -The Venezuelan opposition met this weekend to better define the strategies it wants to implement in...

Bogotá Celebrates 479th!

TODAY COLOMBIA - Bogota is 479 years old today, Sunday, August 6, 2017. Colombia's major city will be...

Colombia Eliminates Visas For Nicaraguan Tourists

With the objective of encouring tourism to Colombia, the South American country has eliminated the visa requirement for...

Venezuelan Bolivar Hits All Time Low with the Dollar, Tanks Minimum Wage

The Venezuelan bolivar is at an all time low with the dollar, amidst political turmoil (Twitter). The parallel dollar...

Iconic “Buenos Aires Herald” closes after 140 years

The Buenos Aires Herald, a storied English-language newspaper lauded for its coverage of Argentina's 1976-1983 military dictatorship, will...

Arrest of Venezuelan opposition leaders draws global outcry

A man holds a sign with a portrait of opposition leader Antonio Ledezma in front of a wall...

Venezuela’s opposition delays planned rally against new assembly

Members of the Venezuelan community in Argentina protest against the election for a “Constituent Assembly”, in Buenos Aires...

Despite Peace Talks, ELN Guerrillas Continue Expansion

(Insightcrime.org) When Latin America’s oldest insurgency, the FARC, officially becomes a political party, their cousins in the ELN...

What next for Venezuela? Crisis and isolation

President Nicolas Maduro’s government held a vote Sunday that will replace the opposition-controlled National Assembly with an entirely...

Maduro Makes Venezuela’s Dictatorship Official

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FARC Officially Becomes A Political Party On Sept. 1

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Maduro Bans Public Demonstrations Ahead of Constituent Election

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Venezuelans Celebrate Chavez’s Birthday Amid Opposition Protest

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Venezuela: What You Need to Know About Elections for the Constituent Assembly

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Avianca Suspends Venezuela Flights Starting Today

Colombia’s airline had originally announced the suspension of flights would be starting August 16. Today it said the...

For Venezuela, there may be no happily ever after

In the face of rising protest, Venezuela’s government has called on the military to squelch dissent. Efecto Eco /Wikimedia,...

Presidents of Colombia, Mexico and Argentina Are Negotiating Exit of Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro

TODAY VENEZUELA - The Presidents of Argentina, Mexico and Colombia are involved in alleged negotiations to give dictator...

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Q24N - Uruguay became the first country in the world to allow the sale of marijuana for recreational...

Face of the woman who ruled Peru 1,700 Years ago revealed

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Seven Million Venezuelans In Symbolic Referendum Vote

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