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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...

Almost Half of Argentina’s Children Live in Poverty

(Q24N) Almost half of Argentina's children live in poverty, a rate that has risen by 17 percent after...

In photos: clashes between officials and protesters this Wednesday

TODAY VENEZUELA – The Venezuelan opposition, on Wednesday, June 14, held a new “stand” that left at least...

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,...

Colombian surgeon rebuilds acid victims’ lives

Colombian authorities say their country is one of the world’s worst for acid attacks on people, such as...

Could Canada’s PM Serve as the Next Mediator in Venezuela’s Crisis?

TODAY VENEZUELA - Peru’s Foreign Minister Ricardo Luna has suggested that Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau serve as...

Venezuelans watch news bulletins acted live on bus

Laura Castillo (L), Maria Gabriela Fernandez (C) and Dereck Blanco (R) give a presentation of the Bus TV...

Venezuela ministry takes over police in opposition state

Capriles urged Miranda’s police to disobey any orders that violated the constitution. Venezuela’s interior ministry has taken control of...

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...

The Pope knows

Pope Francis knows. He knows about each of the around 70 Venezuelans that have been killed during protests,...

What Young Venezuelans do When They’re not Being Killed

This past Wednesday, Venezuelans went to bed sad and angry after yet another victim result of the violent...

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...

Venezuelans face extreme shortages of medicine and food

Pedro Hernandez and his friend, Luis Daza, pick up tomatoes from the trash area of the Coche public...

Colombia’s Muslims celebrate Ramadan

TODAY COLOMBIA – The holy month of Ramadan has not been ignored in Colombia, especially in the capital...

“People’s Assembly” Elections To Be Held In Venezuela in July

Venezuelan opposition leader Henrique Capriles and Lilian Tintori, wife of jailed opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, participate in a...

Venezuelan Youth Burned for ‘Being Chavista’ Dies from Injuries

Orlando Jose Figuera suffered burns on 80 percent of his body in a heinous attack the government has...

How a new kind of protest movement has risen in Venezuela

An opposition demonstrator throws back a teargas canister fired by the Bolivarian National Police. (Alejandro Cegarra/For the Washington...

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...

Maduro says Venezuela will hold referendum on constitutional reform

Maduro’s opponents say the socialist president aims to keep himself in power by stacking the planned “constituent assembly”...

Venezuela on edge as violent protests continue

Opposition Deputy Carlos Paparoni is hit by a jet of water during riots at a march to the...

Argentine mothers still seek justice for missing children

(Q24N) As Argentina reverses a decision to release torturers from its era of dictatorship from prison, mothers of...

Colombia Would Change If Poor Complained as Much as Venezuela’s Rich: William Ospina

Colombian poet, writer and essayist William Ospina. | Photo: EFE TODAY COLOMBIA – “If Colombia’s poor were able to...

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...

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One at a time please. This occurred on Monday in Cartago. Photo by Ruta Alterna

Removing Statues of Violent Bigots? Start with Che

Rosario is Argentina's second oldest city. Located by the Paraná river, it is the home of hard-working people, a busy port, the national flag...

Floods and disappearances after rains in Panama

In sectors such as La Gallinaza and Pedregal, some ravines have overflowed. People do their best to save their belongings. In Las Acacias, cars...

Costa Rica’s Agroexports Keep Slight Advantage Over Medical Devices

QCR BUSINESS - The value of exports from the agricultural sector remains slightly as the main generator of foreign exchange in the country, despite...

Nicaragua’s Teen Pregnancy Epidemic

Imagine you’re a 15-year-old girl. One day, you’re hanging out at home when an older man comes by. He tells your parents he’s a...

Why Savvy Fliers Fly To The Canadian North To Go To Europe or Asia

Q TRAVEL - One of the best ways and at times more economical to go east to Europe or west to Asia now is...

The Solar Eclipse 2017 From Costa Rica

Some 300 people gathered at the University of Costa Rica (UCR) planetarium to spectacular coast-to-coast partial eclipse (20%) in Costa Rica occurring shortly after 1...

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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...

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

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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...

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...

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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