Chile becomes first country in America to ban plastic bags across its entire territory

In a historic decision, Chile’s House of Representatives voted this Wednesday to ban the...

Colombia: Fajardo’s Party Leaning Towards Supporting Leftist Petro

Now that the right-wing Ivan Duque will face the center-left Gustavo Petro in the...

Colombia: Ivan Duque and Gustavo Petro Go To Runoff

With nearly all ballots counted in Sunday’s first round, Ivan Duque was leading with...

Colombia’s presidential election: another referendum on the peace deal?

On Sunday, May 27, Colombians will head to the polls to elect a new...

Colombia invited to join OECD; third Latin American member with Mexico and Chile

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) announced on Friday that Colombia would...

Thousands march in Buenos Aires to protest Argentina’s IMF credit bid

Thousands of Argentines on Friday protested the government’s bid to secure a credit line...

How Will Colombia’s Next President Fight Organized Crime?

(Insightcrime.org) Colombia’s presidential election, scheduled for May 27, comes at a critical time in...

Venezuela Just Moved One Step Closer to Authoritarianism

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has just claimed victory in a historic election that will...

Re-elected, Venezuela’s Maduro Faces Global Criticism

(Reuters) – Critics at home and abroad on Monday denounced the re-election of Venezuela’s...

U.S. Accuses Maduro, Venezuelan Party Official of Drug Trade Profiteering

(Reuters) The United States on Friday accused Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and the No....

Santos: Venezuela’s Maduro plans to bring in Colombians to vote for him

BOGOTA (Reuters) – President Nicolas Maduro’s socialist government has been giving Venezuelan identification cards...

Duque Mantains Lead in Poll for Colombia election

BOGOTA (Reuters) – Right-wing candidate Ivan Duque kept his lead over rivals ahead of...

Venezuela’s Maduro gets support from Erdogan, Maradona ahead of vote

CARACAS/BARQUISIMETO, Venezuela (Reuters) – Venezuela’s diplomatically isolated president got a show of support from...

Sergio Fajardo and his Failed Strategy of Neutrality

The ex-governor of Antioquia and former mayor of Medellín, Sergio Fajardo, is trying to...

7 Reasons for Describing Venezuela as a ‘Mafia State’

Insightcrime.org – There is no universally accepted definition of what constitutes a “mafia state.”...

Ecuador Spends Some $5M to Protect WikiLeaks’ Assange – Reports

Ecuador spent at least US$5 million on a spy operation to support and protect...

Floods Force 600 Colombians to Evacuate in Antioquia

The Ituango plant became at risk on April 28 after an “unpredictable geological condition”...

Bolivian President Evo Morales Warns of Plan ‘to Invade Venezuela’ by US, OAS

Bolivian President Evo Morales said Sunday that the United States and the Organization of...

Brazilian Police Under Pressure to Catch Killer of Campaigning Politician

A city councillor in Rio de Janeiro has denied any involvement in the assassination...

Nearly Half of Venezuelans Expected to Vote for Maduro in Election – Poll

Nearly half of Venezuelan citizens intend to back incumbent President Nicolas Maduro in the...

Maduro creates Venezuela’s first Petro special economic zone

Venezuela’s Margarita Island will be the country’s first special economic zone (SEZ) to use...

Brazilian police start crackdown against online hate crimes

Brazil's federal police on Thursday launched Operation Bravata, which dismantled a gang dedicated to...

Hack of Bolivian Senate Twitter Account Publishes Death Of Evo Morales

The Twitter account of the Senate of Bolivia was hacked on Tuesday, May 8,...

Venezuela Pushes Forward in Corruption Purge, Arrests 11 Bankers

Venezuelan authorities arrested 11 high-ranking bankers from the country’s biggest private financial institution, Banesco,...

Tourists flocking to Peru’s newfound ‘Rainbow Mountain’

PITUMARCA, Peru (AP) – Tourists gasp for breath as they climb for two hours...

Why Uruguay Is So Passionate About 2018 World Cup Stickers

In the three months prior to each World Cup, Uruguay is struck by a...

Colombia Considers Chemical Castration as Child Sex Abuse Soars

Colombia’s senate has approved the use of chemical castration for rapists found guilty of...

Venezuela, Panama Discuss Re-establishing Bilateral Relations

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro announced Thursday that he has spoken with his Panamanian counterpart,...

Peru’s Fujimori Faces New Charges Over Forced Sterilizations

Peru's disgraced former President Alberto Fujimori and three of his health ministers will have...

Argentina’s abortion legalization debate ignites soul searching on women’s rights

As an Argentinean scholar of gender in politics, I’m normally called to provide commentary...

Arguably the Oldest Man Around Dies in Chile Aged 121

Doctors say that healthy habits will help get you to age 85, but some...

Petro’s Aguacate Economy: the myth of agriculture as Colombia’s economic savior

In response to charges that Petro is too closely aligned with the Chavista dictatorship...

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