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Thu, 22 Mar 2018 11:33:00 GMT
Red Cross: Rising humanitarian needs among Venezuelans entering Colombia
The Colombian Red Cross Society have been working for more than a year to support people arriving in Colombia and travelling through the country. Aid workers are warning of rising vulnerabilities among people crossing the Colom...

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 20:27:00 GMT
Peruvian president offers resignation to Congress ahead of an impeachment vote
Embattled President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has offered his resignation to Peru's congress ahead of a scheduled vote on whether to impeach the former Wall Street investor on corruption charges, according to a presidential aide. I...

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 10:17:00 GMT
Peruvian president said removing him from office would amount to a coup détat
Peru's embattled President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski said on Monday he was confident of surviving an impeachment vote later this week. "I know that Thursday will be fine," the conservative leader said in a speech in the Amazonian c...

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 10:08:00 GMT
“Progressive” governments wide spread corruption in the region threatens the political system
The wave of corruption that has spread throughout Latin America has shaken regional institutions, disillusioned populations and should define the electoral cycle that many Latin American nations are going through.

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 08:16:00 GMT
Lula begins tour of south Brazil and meets Mujica, but it was a bad day for both leaders
Protesters interrupted the start on Monday of an election campaign tour by former Brazilian president Lula da Silva, who leads opinion polls but faces a lengthy jail sentence for corruption. Police had to intervene to separate ...

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