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Wednesday 28 June 2017

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...

Paraguay’s population is booming, but where are all the jobs?

(Q24N) In recent weeks, Paraguay has been shaken by a fierce parliamentary debate about a bill – recently...

No Rational Solution On Sight For Venezuela Violence

TODAY VENEZUELA – Street protests in Venezuela claimed at least two more fatalities on Wednesday, bringing the total...

Maduro welcomes papal interest in Venezuela mediation

Pope Francis waves at the end of the Regina Coeli prayer on April 30, 2017 at St Peter’s...

Maduro Regime Suggests Mexico Backed US Stance on Venezuela

Delcy Rodriguez said Washington may have offered Mexico preservation of NAFTA in exchange for lashing out against Venezuela....

Blow to Colombian Drug Cartel

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

Argentina Closes Deals with US on Tourism, Lemon Imports and Declassified Documents

(Q24N) The impact of the meeting between Argentina President Mauricio Macri and United States President Donald Trump this week...

IACHR: Venezuela Remains on Human Rights “Black List”

In the report, the IACHR highlights the violation of the right to freedom of press, as well as...

Images From Protests on the Streets of Venezuela’s Capital City

TODAY VENEZUELA – Venezuelans took to the streets in the hundreds of thousands again Wednesday (April 26) to...

Ruperta, The Face Of Animals Starving in Venezuela

Ruperta, Venezuela’s starving elephant. Photo El Universal TODAY VENEZUELA – It’s not only people that are starving in Venezuela,...

Venezuela’s Defense Minister Arrives in Moscow While Maduro Regime …

Vladimir Padrino, Venezuela’s Defense Minister, arrived today in Moscow as the Maduro regime faces an existential threat from...

Trump ‘Aims To Slash Aid to Colombia’

US President Donald Trump has proposed US Congress to cut economic aid to Colombia by 21.1% from $133 million...

2,700 GM Venezuelan Employees Fired by Text Message after Government Takeover

TODAY VENEZUELA – Workers at General Motors’ Venezuela plant claim they were fired over text GM sent a mass text...

Venezuela under Maduro is reeling

A woman throws a bottle during anti-government protests in Caracas. AP Photo TODAY VENEZUELA – Venezuela sits on the...

Death toll rises in worsening Venezuela unrest

TODAY VENEZUELA – Three people have been killed during another day of protests in Venezuela, state television reported, bringing...

Nicaragua’s South Caribbean Coast Improves Readiness for Climate Change

BLUEFIELDS, Nicaragua (IPS) – The effects of climate change have hit Nicaragua’s Caribbean coastal regions hard in the...

Yes, giving money to very poor people will make their lives better — just ask Ecuador

Q24N - Is eradicating poverty, a goal the United Nations’ hopes to achieve by 2030, actually feasible? New...

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)...

Why Maduro May Be about to Leave Power in Venezuela

TODAY VENEZUELA – The Venezuelan dictatorship faces massive citizen protests, which for the first time include far more...

Why Venezuelans are protesting

(CNN)Venezuela has been riven by violent protests in recent weeks as opposition leaders face off with President Nicolas...

Mother of All Marches Rages Across Venezuela for Second Day

In the wake of three dead in yesterday’s march, Venezuelans took to the streets for a second day...

Clashes Erupt At Anti-Government Protests In Venezuela

TODAY VENEZUELA – Tens of thousands of people were out protesting Wednesday in Venezuela, demanding that Socialist President...

Cali and Bogota Rank Among Top Five Places to Buy Real Estate Overseas

Bogota, Colombia TODAY COLOMBIA – In its annual outlook, a Panama-based publication recently ranked the best global locations to...

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...

Venezuela Slams Latin American Countries for ‘Rude Interference’

TODAY VENEZUELA – Venezuela’s Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez has criticized as “rude meddling” a joint communique by 11...

80 Cuban Doctors Desert Venezuela, Await US Visas in Bogota

Q24N - Some 180 Cuban doctors, up to now part of their island's medical mission in Venezuela, have...

Mob Justice: Venezuelans Celebrated Easter By Burning Effigies of President Nicolás Maduro

As a symbol of “mob justice”, this Easter Sunday Venezuelans burned effergies of Nicolas Maduro in the religious...

Venezuelan NGO: 105 detainees during protests this week

The Venezuelan Criminal Forum reported that 105 demonstrators have been arrested this week TODAY VENEZUELA – The Non-governmental organization...

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Clashes Between Uber and Taxis Continue, The Latest At The San Jose Airport

Q COSTA RICA - The clashes between formal taxi and Uber drivers continues in Costa Rica, with the latest on Tuesday night, this time...

FIA Preparations Worsen Downtown San Jose Traffic Congestion

Q COSTA RICA - If you are thinking of heading into downtown San Jose today, or for the rest of the week for that...

Belen Residents Complain Of Bad Odors Of Collapsed Landfill On San Jose Side Of The Virilla River

Q COSTA RICA - Environment and Health (Ambiente y Salud) authorities are investigating a "very serious problem" occurring over the weekend in a slope...

Colombian guerrillas disarm, starting their risky return to civilian life

This article, originally published on April 5 2017 with the headline “For Colombian rebels, a risky shift from armed revolt to party politics”, has...

Exiled Daughter of Slain Honduran Activist Exposes Coup Legacy

(Q24N) By the time she saw her mother lying dead on the ground, Margarita Montserrat Salinas Murillo knew she had to take action. She was...

Stolen Police Helicopter Attacks Venezuela Top Court, Interior Ministry

TODAY VENEZUELA – A helicopter from the Venezuela’s Scientific, Penal and Criminal Investigations agency was stolen Tuesday evening, circled around the Supreme Court building,...

Boat Sinks in Colombia After Capsizing, At Least 6 Dead, Dozens Missing

Rescue officials gather to take part in a search for survivors after the tourist boat Almirante sank in the Reservoir of Penol in Guatape...

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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...

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 leader Adolf Hitler, and has spent...

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

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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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