Mass Deportations Don’t Squelch Hondurans’ Migration Dreams

CENTRAL AMERICA NEWS, CORINTO, Honduras  (IPS) - The clock marks 9 AM when a bus coming from the...

Leopoldo López: “I’m Freer than Ever, Fighting for Our Future”

TODAY VENEZUELA - “I don’t regret at all the decision I made. Great causes require great sacrifices,” Venezuelan...

The Irony: 33 Injured At Rally Against Bullfights in Bogota

“It is clearly a political issue,” Spectator Felipe Castillo said. Photo EFETODAY COLOMBIA, Bogotá – Hundreds of protesters...

Traffic Accidents Kill over 600 in Cuba this Year

TODAY CUBA (ACN) Traffic accidents continued to claim lives in Cuba with a total of 615 by the...

Pirates Threatening Brazilian Amazon Highlight Regional Security Concern

Q24N BRAZIL (Insightcrime.org) Marauding pirates represent a growing threat along the Amazon river in Brazil, the New York...

Day of Fury in Buenos Aires as Leftists, Kirchnerists Riot & Loot Argentina’s Capital

On Monday, December 18, Buenos Aires experienced a literal street battle. President Mauricio Macri’s administration came to an agreement...

The campaign to eradicate Zika has trampled over women’s rights

(Q24N) Pia Riggirozzi, University of Southampton - The World Health Organization declared that the Zika epidemic was an...

Shortages in Venezuela make standing in line a full-time job

TODAY VENEZUELA (Fusion.net) CARACAS — In Venezuela, grocery shopping has literally become a test of endurance. Venezuelans are...

Venezuela Needs Unity to Overcome U.S. Imperialism: Constituent Diosdado Cabello

The first Vice President of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) and elected Constituent Assembly member Diosdado...

China, Colombia Launch Free Trade Talks

(TODAY COLOMBIA) -- China and Colombia have expressed an interest in signing a bilateral free trade agreement (FTA). Chinese...

Is Venezuela Becoming the Most Dangerous Nation in Latin America?

TODAY VENEZUELA - With nearly 25,000 violent deaths estimated for 2014 and 90 violent deaths reported in Caracas...

Banana Workers Are Pushing Hard for Justice

Q24N - Lawsuits filed by Latin American banana plantation workers have been upheld despite being dismissed by a...

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...

Latin America Worries About ‘Trumpismo’

(Q24N) WSJ.com - Donald Trump is something new to the American political landscape. But to many in Latin...

How does COP21 affect Latin America?

Q24N - As the UN wrapped up two weeks of climate talks in Paris last week, COP21 has not only...

Blow to Colombian Drug Cartel

It’s called the “balloon effect” – as Colombia and Mexico put the squeeze on drug cartels at their...

Civil Society Deplores Neo-liberal Policies in Latin America

(Prensa Latina) Representatives from Latin American social movements condemned today the harmful effects of free trade agreements in...

Venezuela Economic Crisis Fueling Piracy on Caribbean Coast

TODAY VENEZUEAL NEWS – Insightcrime.org - Venezuela’s dire economic situation is fueling piracy off the coastal state of...

Trump Holds Secret Meeting With Former Colombian Presidents

Doubts remain regarding Donald Trump’s meeting with former Colombian presidents Andres Pastrana and Alvaro Uribe (Flickr). TODAY COLOMBIA  (Bogota)...

Peruvian Navy and National Police Fight Illegal Mining in Amazon Region

(QCOSTARICA SOUTH AMERICA NEWS) The fight against illegal mining in Peru’s Amazon region has become a domestic defense...

Report Predicts Further Unrest in Venezuela without Regime Change

TODAY VENEZUELA NEWS – The International Crisis Group has said that the political conflict in Venezuela could deepen...

Shortage Aggravates Infant Malnourishment

  (Today Venezuela) Shortage has resulted in increasing malnutrition in children. A long-standing problem in Venezuela, it has worsened...

At least 48 dead when bus plunges onto rocky beach in Peru

LIMA, Peru — At least 48 people died when a bus tumbled down a cliff onto a rocky...

Chile faces reconstruction after series of earthquakes

(Infosurhoy) IQUIQUE, Chile – A new, powerful 8.2-magnitude earthquake hit northern Chile late during the night of April...

Chile Considers Cannabis Decriminalization, Highlights A Growing Movement in Latin America

With its proposed changes to Ley 20.000 (Law 20,000), Chile joins a growing list of Latin American countries...

Venezuela’s Millions in Debt to Russia Led to Confiscation of Oil Cargo

Workers stand in front of a drilling rig at an oil well operated by Venezuela’s state oil company...

Few Nicaraguan Children Join Migrant Trek To U.S.

TODAY NICARAGUA NEWS (AP) - Guillermina Flores had lost her US$130-a-month job at a clothing factory and the...

Latin America Soccer Officials Implicated in Latest FIFA Scandal

Q24N - The US Department of Justice indicted an additional sixteen Latin American soccer officials on corruption charges,...

Nicaragua Respond Quickly to Threat of Youth Gangs

TODAY NICARAGUA NEWS -- Groups of youths in northern Nicaragua are starting to copy the style and tactics...

The Battle over Black Freedom in Colombia

(TODAY COLOMBIA) What the Afrocolombian leaders of La Toma are doing is taking matters in their own hands...

How Venezuela Became a Communist Totalitarian State

When Hugo Chávez was running in his first successful presidential campaign, back in 1998, he was asked point...

London’s Colombian Drug Cartel Smuggled Cocaine in Bananas

TODAY COLOMBIA - Members of a Colombian drug cartel have been sentenced for smuggling more than 100 kilos...

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Guatemala to Claim US$122 Million From Odebrecht

Following the Brazilian construction company's abandonment of the road work contract that had been awarded, the government intends to make a claim on the...

Canadian Man Critically Injured Stuck in Costa Rica Because Ontario Has No Hospital Bed For Him

A Canadian man seriously injured in the Costa Rican jungle just wants to go home. But he can't, because no hospital in his native...

Panama Company Pleads Guilty In U.S. To Bribing Costa Rican Soccer Official

The Panama-based company, Mimo International Imports and Exports, on Wednesday pleaded guilty to the former president of the Costa Rican Football Federation (Fedefútbol), Eduardo...

Mapping Costa Rica’s Aquifers

Through an alliance with the US Geological Survey, the government of Costa Rica will be carrying out an assessment of aquifers nationwide. The aim of...

Increase In Passenger Arrivals Saturates San Jose Airport

The hundreds of tourists arriving at Costa Rica's main international airport, the Juan Santamaria (SJO), in San Jose eager to discover the beauties of...

The Puntarenas Cow Stare Down!

During my current visit to the Nicoya Peninsula, this cow in Playa Tambor was very vigilant of my presence. She followed my every move,...

Meet the Dark Side of Brazil’s Legendary Rio Carnival

Brazil’s female samba dancers the spill the beans on the darker side of working at the iconic Rio de Janeiro Carnival. Viviane Morais Ferreira Guimarães,...

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Anne Hathaway’s Leaked Personal Pictures Go Viral

American actress Anne Hathaway is the latest celebrity to fall victim to the hackers, who shamelessly filtered the intimate photos of the actress with...

American Tourist Dies In Isla del Coco Shark Attack

The National Coast Guard Service of the Ministry of Public Security (Servicio Nacional de Guardacostas, del Ministerio de Seguridad Pública) confirmed the death of...

10 Countries Reputed As The Ultimate Place For Sex Tourism (Guess Who Isn’t?)

QCOSTARICA - Normally, tourists travel abroad to visit famous landmarks, culture or do fun things. Also there is a group of tourists who travel...

Female Tiger Shark Attacked American Tourist Who Died in Isla del Coco

The survivor of the shark attack in the Isla del Coco on Thursday, the 26-year-old diving guide identified by his last name Jimenez, said...

How Will Hurricane Irma Affect Costa Rica?

As Hurricane Irma makes its way through the Caribbean and Floridians ready for Irma's potential landfall, how will it affect Costa Rica? Although Hurricane Irma...

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Costa Rica Will Not Be An “Open Bridge” For All Cubans

QCOSTARICA - Costa Rica will not be "open bridge" for all Cubans who want to go to the US, says Foreign Minister, Manuel Gonzalez,...

Interlinea Buses Rolling Today

The first results are in, the first hours of the new Interlinea bus service went smoothly, the buses rolling for the first since the...

Corporation Tax Law Void AB Initio

I have said for some time now, that the actions of the Sala IV, the Constitutional, or Supreme Court of Costa Rica, are...

Taxis and Fuel More Expensive Today

QCOSTARICA - Taxi fares and fuel are more expensive starting today, as the latest price hike approvals by the Autoridad Reguladora de los Servicios...

Will Bogotá see bullfighting again?

TODAY COLOMBIA NEWS - A group of active and retired bullfighters, including Colombia's Cesar Rincon and the Spaniard Julián López Escobar, known as 'El...