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Venezuela Accuses European Parliament of Encouraging Violence

Right-wing opposition protesters in Venezuela have left over 70 dead. | Photo: Reuters A Venezuelan diplomat accused the European...

Venezuela Helping Syrian Regime Avoid Sanctions on Oil Sold to United States: Report

Oil refinery in Aruba. Photographer: Ben Bartenstein/Bloomberg Venezuela’s government helped Syria’s Assad regime avoid international sanctions by transporting oil from the Middle...

Construction Begins On World’s Largest Telescope in Chilean Desert

(Q24N) Construction began in Chile on Friday on the European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT), which when completed will...

Colombian rebels turn to parenting

During the 52-year war, rebel women FARC fighters were obliged to use birth control. Those who became pregnant...

Colombia peace deal faces tough challenges

Next year, Colombian voters will go to the polls to choose a new president and a new congress,...

Meet Venezuela’s “Resistance:” An Army of Heroes Willing to Sacrifice their Lives for Democracy

Like a game of chess, each person plays a role: the first line of protection consists of shields....

In Argentina, the Supreme Court spurs national outrage with leniency for a ‘Dirty War’ criminal

(Q24N) The streets of Argentina’s cities went white on May 10 as tens of thousands donned the iconic...

Venezuela’s military defends its role in deadly protests

Venezuelan National Guards stand guard in front of Lilian Tintori (C), wife of jailed Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo...

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...

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...

Protesters in Venezuela burn Hugo Chavez’s childhood home

An opposition activist throws a molotov cocktail in clashes with riot police during a march by doctors and...

Maduro Says Trump’s ‘Imperialist Hand’ Behind Venezuela’s Turmoil

TODAY VENEZUELA (Caracas) – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Sunday said that his U.S. counterpart, Donald Trump, is...

Venezuelan Dictatorship Arrests Thousands after 7 Weeks of Protests

Opposition leader, Henrique Capriles Radonski, who serves as Governor of the state of Miranda The death toll and causality...

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....

Venezuelans Switch to Night Protests as Regime’s Death Toll Mounts

Venezuela’s opposition against President Nicolás Maduro is starting a new protest strategy: organize at night. This week, those opposed to...

Venezuela has a fake news problem too

It’s hard to know what to believe these days. Marco Bello/Reuters Like dust in the wind the news flies:...

President Maduro Says Politicians Are ‘The New Jews That Hitler Pursued’

Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro The Venezuelan president, Nicolás Maduro, has likened the harassment of government officials and their families...

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...

Venezuelan Regime Steps up Torture against Protesters

Venezuela’s security forces beat most detainees after they are arrested, while they are being transferred to a temporary...

Elderly Venezuelans Take to the Streets to Demand a Better Future for their Grandchildren

TODAY VENEZUELA – On Friday, May 12th, hundreds of elderly protesters joined the “democratic resistance” and marched towards...

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...

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...

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...

Why Are There No Riots in the Barrios of Venezuela?

Commuters in Caracas’ popular neighborhoods. | Photo: Mision Verdad TODAY VENEZUELA – Closing streets, paralyzing the subway system, burning...

Maduro Blames Opposition for Protest Deaths

TODAY VENEZUELA – Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro suggested Thursday opposition could be behind the rising death toll from...

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...

Inside Venezuela’s anti-government protests

María Alvarez says she has been taking part in marches since 2002 Venezuelans angry with the government of President...

Venezuela’s New Constituent Assembly Takes Page From Fascism’s Playbook

Dictator Nicolás Maduro tramples liberal democracy on his to fascism. (PanAm Post) Venezuela President Nicolás Maduro summoned citizens to write a...

Do the Venezuelan Armed Forces Know they Defend a Narco-State?

What the Venezuelan Armed Forces don’t realize is that their families will also be affected by the crisis...

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...

Lobbying the Enemy

TODAY VENEZUELA (Caracas Chronicles) It sounds bizarre: a self-declared “anti-imperialist” government trying to cozy up with its alleged...

Your Guide to Understanding Protest Deaths in Venezuela

Opposition supporters clash with security forces during a rally against Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela April...

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(Q24N) Uber may be assisting in illegal immigration, some Mexican officials claim. Arnulfo Leon Campos of Mexico’s National Institute of Migration said that transporters of...

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 this weekend, with some harsh words...

Mob Turns Violent Againt Police At End Of Soccer Game in San Carlos

A dispute among soccer fans in the final between local teams, Florencia and El Progreso de la Tigra, in Santa Clara de Carlos, turned...

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 that led to the country’s independence. The...

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LGBT March San Jose 2017

Q COSTA RICA - San Jose was filled with color this Sunday to celebrate sexual diversity and demand equal rights for the Lesbian, Gay,...

“We Cannot Let Down Our Guard,” Experts Say On Simultaneous Activity Of Three Volcanos

It's been a while, in fact since 1987 that Costa Rica did not register the simultaneous activity of three volcanos and experts warn that...

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Man Killed In Monday Morning Shootout in Escazu Was Wanted In Canada

Q COSTA RICA - It was 7:20am, two men outside the Mountview private school in Guachipelin de Escazu, dressed in tracksuits are exercising, two...

Four Years Later, China-Backed Nicaragua Canal Is Paralyzed Or About To Die

TODAY NICARAGUA - The Nicaragua Interoceanic Canal project is either paralyzed, or nonexistent. In June 2013, the Nicaraguan National Assembly passed Law 840, which authorized...

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Q COSTA RICA - Ever wonder, when grocery shopping at Automercado, Masxmenos or Pricesmart, for example, why Costa Ricans pick one product over another?...

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