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Venezuelan Foreign Minister Rejects Statements by Argentine President

Venezuelan Foreign Minister Rejects Statements by Argentine President

Venezuelan Minister of Foreign Affairs Delcy Rodríguez TODAY VENEZUELA – Venezuela’s Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez has rejected statements by Argentina’s President Mauricio Macri, considering them an offense that the Argentine head of State had said that the situation ”is worse” in Venezuela, compared to one year ago. ‘Impoverishment in Argentina in record time under his […]

Evo Morales Slams Argentina’s Trump-Style Border Wall Proposal

Evo Morales Slams Argentina’s Trump-Style Border Wall Proposal

(Q24N) “Discriminatory policies that condemn and criminalize migration are a shameful retreat to rights conquered by our peoples,” Morales tweeted. Bolivian President Evo Morales spoke out Thursday against a proposed wall by Argentina’s Mauricio Macri government alongside its shared northern border with Bolivia and Paraguay. We are countries of the Patria Grande (Latin America) and […]

Argentinean Court Orders Nationwide Block of Uber, Denies Request to Jail Executives

Argentinean Court Orders Nationwide Block of Uber, Denies Request to Jail Executives

(Q24N) A Buenos Aires judge has ordered a nationwide block of Uber. Internet providers are to block Uber throughout Argentina starting Monday, January 30, Prosecutor Martín Lapadú said; however, the request to arrest the directors of the company was not approved. “Uber breached a court order that barred it from operating in the Argentine capital as of April 2016,” Lapadú said […]

Argentina, Paraguay Smugglers Use Drug Routes for Contraband Soybeans

Argentina, Paraguay Smugglers Use Drug Routes for Contraband Soybeans

Q24N NEWS (Insightcrime.org) Paraguay is exporting more soybeans than it produces in a tell-tale sign of a booming contraband smuggling trade that utilizes the same cross-border blindspots as drug trafficking in the region. An investigation by Argentine television news show Periodismo Para Todos (PPT) has revealed how smugglers are moving soya from Argentina into Paraguay […]

Peru Seizes US$30 Million in Counterfeit Dollars, Biggest Ever

Peru Seizes US$30 Million in Counterfeit Dollars, Biggest Ever

Q24N NEWS – A recent operation by police in Peru led to the largest seizure of counterfeit dollars in the country’s history, illustrating the sophistication and scale of the counterfeiting industry in the Andean nation infamous for its production of fake bills. The Peruvian Interior Ministry announced on November 16 the seizure of US$30 million […]

Human Trafficking of Chinese Citizens Is Big Business in Argentina

(Q24N) A new report sheds light on the phenomenon of human trafficking involving Chinese citizens in Argentina, highlighting some of the factors underlying this illicit business. An investigation broadcast on September 18 by the television news program Periodismo Para Todos delved into the issue of Chinese victims of human trafficking in Argentina. According to the […]

Argentina President Linked to More Companies in Panama

Argentina President Linked to More Companies in Panama

Q24N (Prensa Latina) Argentine President Mauricio Macri, his father, Franco, and other relatives are not only directors of a dozen ghost companies, but they are also linked to at least eight corporations, according to new revelations. The connection includes friends, right-hand men and employees, and the last firm was founded last year, while most companies […]

Copa America 2016: Costa Rica Grouped With Colombia, Paraguay and The U.S.

Copa America 2016: Costa Rica Grouped With Colombia, Paraguay and The U.S.

QCOSTARICA – It’s being a called a tough group, Group A of the Copa America 2016 pooling Costa Rica with Colombia, the United States and Paraguay, the strongest team of the four. This year the U.S. will host the ‘Centenario’, a special edition of the games to mark the 100 years of the Copa America, […]

Is the world finally waking up to intersex rights?

Is the world finally waking up to intersex rights?

Q24N – “The surgeon’s approach was that I didn’t identify as a woman because I didn’t have a vagina,” says Mauro Cabral. After growing up in Argentina being treated as a girl, he discovered at the age of 14 that he didn’t have any internal female organs. Although he had always felt male, and still […]

Costa Rica Compensates Uruguay and Argentina

Costa Rica Compensates Uruguay and Argentina

QCOSTARICA – Uruguay and Argentina have been granted import quotas for rice and wine as compensation for the increase from 35% to 62% in the tariff for milled rice. Authorities at the Ministry of Agriculture (MAG) indicated that Uruguay has been granted a quota 11,080 tons per year, between milled grain, unhusked and parboiled rice. […]