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Tuesday 22 August 2017

Argentina: 128-Year-Old Man Claims He’s Hitler

Q JOURNAL - An allegedly 128-year-old man in Salta, Argentina has announced he is in fact former Nazi...

Arrest Of 2 Americans Begins Medellin Crack Down On “Sex Tourism”

Colombia Jake. Photo from Medellin Sexy Girls Tours & Rentals Years after becoming a popular destination for sex tourism, Colombia’s...

Young Bolivian Woman Abducted to Peru Escapes Human Trafficking Gang

(Q24N) A 21-year-old Bolivian girl who had been reported missing for four days was able to escape a...

‘Mummified Humanoid’ Found in Peru Raises ‘Alien’ Claims

(Q24N) Several self-proclaimed paranormal researchers allege they have discovered proof of aliens near the city of Nazca in...

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...

A bank heist in Paraguay’s ‘wild, wild west’ reveals the dark underbelly of free trade

(Q24N) It was as brazen as it was spectacular: on April 24 2017, a commando team of bank...

São Paulo Destroys Crackland and Offers Instead Forced Hospitalization for Drug Addicts

It was a rainy Sunday morning when São Paulo’s “Crackland” was destroyed. On May 21, 500 civil and military...

How South America Became a Nazi Haven

Lightning flashed across the Argentine skies as Ricardo Klement stepped off a bus after finishing his shift as...

Thousands of Venezuelan immigrants searching for better life in Colombia

TODAY VENEZUELA - Thousands of Venezuelans have fled their country to escape the hardship and violence of its...

Drugs and Trafficking Behind Death of 15 Foreigners in Medellin

Many of the killings of foreigners occurred in the streets of El Poblado, Laureles and BelenTODAY COLOMBIA –...

Former Ecuador President Correa Calls Trump “Stupid” and Brazil President a “Traitor”

(Q24N) In an interview with the EFE news agency, former President of Ecuador Rafael Correa broke his silence...

Uruguay Ex-President Wants to Bring Back “Duels” to Solve Legal Disputes

(Q24) Former Uruguayan President Jose Mujica has some interesting ideas about how to settle legal disputes — a...

Colombia Eliminates Visas For Nicaraguan Tourists

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

Venezuela’s Maduro Demands Army Loyalty amid New Arrests to Prevent Opposition “Coup”

TODAY VENEZEULA - This weekend was Venezuela’s Army Day, marking the 196th Battle of Carabobo, an important victory...

Is There Slavery in Latin America?

(Q24N) The stolen freedom of hundreds of people, mostly women, is one of the Latin America’s hurdles nowadays....

United States Vice President Pence Plans Trip To Latin America

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence announced earlier this month that he will tour some Latin American cities throughout...

Uruguay: Legal Marijuana Offers Better Prices than Black Market

(Q24N) The marijuana that the Uruguayan state will sell in pharmacies from next July, will be competitive in...

Bolivian president’s ex-girlfriend gets 10 year jail term

(Q24N) Gabriela Zapata, the 31-year old ex-girlfriend of Bolivian President Evo Morales, was sentenced to ten years in prison...

Buenos Aires, the “Smartest” City in Latin America

The Modernization, Innovation, and Technology minister Andy Freire, celebrated the acknowledgement of Buenos Aires as “the smartest city”...

Argentina And Chile First In LatAm To Install Sidewalk Traffic Lights

Q24N - A number of cities around the globe are installing traffic lights in pavements to prevent accidents...

Banging on empty pots, Venezuelans protest food shortages

A demonstrator holds a pot as he attends the ‘march of the empty pots’ against Venezuelan President Nicolas...

Bolivia Mobilizes Troops to the Border as Chile Warns of Escalation

(Q24N) Bolivia has mobilized troops to the Chilean border in an effort to increase efforts against contraband activity. Chile...

Bogotá Celebrates 479th!

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

The Mara Women: Gender Roles in Central American Street Gangs

A study of gender roles in Central America's "maras" sheds light on the dual role of women, who...

Los Tres Maridos: Three Men Marry in Colombia

From right to left, Manuel Bermúdez, Víctor Hugo Prada y Alejandro Rodríguez. Foto: Pablo Andrés Monsalve / SEMANA,...

Chagas: Kissing Bug Disease, Latin America’s Silent Killer

"El Almohadon De Pluma" (The Feather Pillow), written in 1905, is a classic of Latin American literature. Uruguayan...

No Butter, But Lots Of Guns

The armed forces will decide the fate of Venezuela’s regime. People power counts for less TODAY VENEZUELA – Before...

China Drives Nuclear Expansion in Argentina, but with Strings Attached

Q24N (IPS) - Two new nuclear power plants, to cost US$14 billion dollars, will give a new impetus...

Ecuador’s Unannounced Border Wall Angers Peruvian Officials

(Q24N) Peru is urging Ecuador to “immediately” halt the construction of a wall being built along their border, arguing...

Peru Deploys Army To Stop Cocaine Production

(Q24N) The Peruvian government wants to replace coca farms with alternative forms of agriculture, but first it must...

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...

Colombia’s President Santos Admits that His Government Has Run out of Money

Foto: Presidencia de la República. The Colombian Federation of Education Workers began a strike this week in hopes of...

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