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Sat, 18 Aug 2018 07:20:00 GMT
The 97th Argentine combatant buried in the Falklands has been identified
The 97th Argentine combatant, whose remains are buried as an unknown soldier at the Argentine military cemetery, Falkland Islands, has been identified, according to the official announcement, on Friday, from the Argentine Human...

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 07:00:00 GMT
Macri anticipates more Argentines will fall into poverty this year
More Argentines are likely living in poverty now compared with last year, President Mauricio Macri said on Friday, as the country's economy slides toward recession following a currency crisis and a severe drought that harmed fa...

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 11:01:00 GMT
Argentina offering reward for the recovery of assets from corruption scheme
Argentina is offering a reward for information leading to the recovery of money from a case in which former President Cristina Fernandez is accused of leading a corruption scheme involving officials and business leaders.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 08:58:00 GMT
Argentina struggling to tame markets and inflation; talks for a currency swap with China
Argentina’s central bank said on Thursday it hiked reserve requirements by 3 percentage points for the country’s largest banks, as it tries to keep its plan for reducing short-term debt from adding to already high inflation...

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 09:36:00 GMT
US Defense secretary pledges closer ties with Argentina; condemns China's “predatory economics”
United States Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Wednesday pledged closer defense cooperation with Argentina. Standing beside his Argentine counterpart, Oscar Aguad, Mattis said the military partnership can be strengthened and all...

Argentina Independent

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:23:58 +0000
Guilty Verdicts in Historic Human Trafficking Trial in Tierra del Fuego
Judges in Tierra del Fuego province have condemned three people for human trafficking and forced prostitution in the first trial in Argentina in which one of the victims acted as plaintiff.

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 18:08:19 +0000
Senate Approves New Rental Law
The Senate has unanimously approved a bill to regulate rental contracts and control abuses by landlords and estate agents by limiting commissions and restricting price increases.

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 23:41:07 +0000
Government Confirms Enhanced Payment Plan ‘Ahora 18’
The Ministry of Production confirmed this week its plan to boost consumer spending with an expanded interest free commodity purchase program entitled “Ahora 18”.

Tue, 22 Nov 2016 19:33:01 +0000
First Stage of Tax Amnesty Brings in US$7bn
The first phase of the 2016-17 blanqueo closed yesterday, and Finance Minister Alfonso Prat-Gay has said that US$7bn was brought back into the country.

Thu, 17 Nov 2016 20:10:12 +0000
Senate Approves ‘Social Emergency Law’, Raises Prospect of Presidential Veto
Opposition parties in the Senate yesterday overwhelming voted in favour of a law to declare a "social and food emergency" in the country for a period of one year, raising the prospect of a presidential veto.

Bahamas Weekly

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 14:13:24 EDT
Outstanding students receive National Bursary Scholarship Awards to attend UB
Dreams of university education will be realized for 546 high school graduates who are now recipients of the National Bursary Scholarship Award.  On Thursday evening, August 16, deserving high school students from across The Bahamas were...

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 11:10:05 EDT
Bahamas 3-Day Weather Forecast for Fri. Aug 17
3-day Bahamas public forecast The public forecast for today and tonight Friday 17th August 2018. General s...

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 23:52:46 EDT
Defence Force rescues Jet Ski occupants and retrieves body from sea
Two individuals are counting their blessings after they were rescued from waters near Potters' Cay on Thursday afternoon by Royal Bahamas Defence Force Military Divers an...

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 20:27:31 EDT
Education Minister tours GB schools
Minister of Education, the Hon. Jeffrey Lloyd visited Grand Bahama on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 to view the preparations taking place at schools on the island, a...

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 16:10:58 EDT
Recording Academy announces new Advocacy Committee; reinforces commitment to Creatorsʹ Rights
Today, the Recording Academy™ announced that two-time GRAMMY®-nominated saxophonist and vocalist Mindi Abair and four-time GRAMMY-nominated producer and songwriter Harvey Mason Jr. will lead the Academy's National Advocacy Committee as c...

Barbados Nation News

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 08:00:00 -0400
Mexico navy says finds 50 tons of meth in mountain lab
MEXICO CITY − Mexican marines on Friday said they had discovered an underground drug lab in the mountains outside the capital of Sinaloa state where they destroyed 50 tons of methamphetamine. Marines... ...

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 07:30:00 -0400
Pollard leads from front as Stars end two-year wait for victory
A maiden T20 hundred from skipper Kieron Pollard at last propelled St Lucia Stars to a first Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) victory in 15 matches as the disappointment of 24 hours earlier was washed... ...

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 07:02:00 -0400
Former UN chief and Nobel peace laureate Kofi Annan dies aged 80
ACCRA/GENEVA – Former United Nations Secretary-General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan has died at the age of 80, his foundation said on Saturday. Annan, a Ghanaian national, died in hospital... ...

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 23:00:00 -0400
Students upset after glitch
A computer glitch on Friday frustrated hundreds of students anxiously awaiting their Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) results to determine their next life move. While some students across the island... ...

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 22:50:00 -0400
Death comes as big shock
A stop-off to say ‘hi’ to friends on Thursday night may have caused father-of-ten Ryan Oneale Little his life. Little, who resided at #81 Cane Vale, Christ Church, was struck by a car along Spencers... ...

Belize Times

Bolpress (sp)

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 16:55:35 +0000
Los dispositivos políticos de la máquina capitalista
Los dispositivos políticos de la máquina capitalista Raúl Prada Alcoreza     El sistema-mundo capitalista, que contiene a la economía-mundo capitalista y al sistema-mundo cultural de la banalidad, así como al sistema-mundo político, m...

Sun, 05 Aug 2018 06:36:54 +0000
La pantomima del Gran Timonel
La pantomima del Gran Timonel Raúl Prada Alcoreza La pantomima del Gran Timonel   Habría que hablar de la artificialidad, de esa cualidad de moverse en la superficialidad, de reducir el mundo a la zona de la apariencia; más allá de la cuál,...

Fri, 03 Aug 2018 15:22:54 +0000
La producción campesina no es significativa
Después de 65 años de la Reforma Agraria de 1953 y a 12 años de la promulgación de la Ley de la “Reconducción comunitaria de la Reforma Agraria” por el gobierno del MAS, hoy en el campo existe un predominio de la producción capitalista en l...

Tue, 31 Jul 2018 12:40:45 +0000

Funeral político Raúl Prada Alcoreza   Funeral político     El enfermo terminal se aferra a permanecer vivo, cuando cree que no está enfermo, ni que la enfermedad sea terminal. Es distinta esta actitud a la del que lucha por que am...

Sun, 29 Jul 2018 16:02:30 +0000
El masismo se ha convertido en un peligro
… para el trotskista, el derechista, el neutral, el humanista. Es un peligro incluso para los que pelearon por el proceso de cambio; revisa la suerte de la gente que un día apoyó sin pedir nada a cambio (cocaleros, indígenas, campesinos, izq...

Brazil

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 07:38:00 GMT
UN Human Rights Committee asks Lula be allowed to exercise political rights
The United Nations Human Rights Committee, a panel of independent experts, on Friday said it had requested that the Brazilian government allow imprisoned former president Lula da Silva to exercise his political rights as a pres...

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 06:50:00 GMT
Brazil's premium on ethanol will have India become the world's largest sugar producer
Brazil will likely step down to become the world's second-largest sugar producer on low global sugar prices and higher profitability and strong demand for ethanol, according to a report by Brazilian consulting company JOB Econo...

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 10:10:00 GMT
Eliminating glyphosate would be a "disaster" for Brazilian agriculture
A potential ban on the popular herbicide glyphosate in Brazil over concerns it may cause cancer in humans would be a “disaster” for the country’s agricultural industry, Agriculture Minister Blairo Maggi said on Thursday.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 09:25:00 GMT
Tribal chief of the “Guardians of the Amazon” murdered by illegal loggers in Brazil
An indigenous leader has been found murdered in Brazil, exposing the growing threat to tribes fighting illegal logging in the Amazon, campaigners and authorities said. Jorginho Guajajara was found dead in the northern state of ...

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 08:43:00 GMT
Lula's ban to run for president expected to be confirmed before August 31
Brazil’s top electoral court must decide whether the country’s most popular politician can run in upcoming elections despite being jailed for corruption. The court is expected to declare former president Luiz Inacio Lula da...

Caribbean

Colombia

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 13:00:23 +0000
Colombia’s anti-anti-corruption campaign ‘dirtiest in history’
Anti-corruption campaigners are up against it as a referendum that seeks to curb corruption in Colombia’s chronically corrupt Congress fast approaches. Citizens head to the polls on August 26 to… The post Colombia’s anti-anti-corrup...

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 12:00:50 +0000
Tensions in Colombia rise after FARC leaders disappear
The political party of Colombia’s demobilized FARC guerrillas said Thursday that three former commanders have gone into hiding after military operations near their reintegration camps. The group’s political leader, Luciano… The post...

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 11:00:18 +0000
Colombia announces taxes for lower class and tax cuts for corporations
Colombia’s finance minister announced the government will seek more tax revenue from lower class incomes, while cutting corporate tax rates. The announcement by Finance Minister Alberto Carrasquilla comes little more… The post Colombia an...

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 19:16:51 +0000
Former politicians linked to Pablo Escobar’s killing of justice minister
Two Colombian politicians are being investigated for allegedly helping late drug lord and Congressman Pablo Escobar assassinate late Justice Minister Rodrigo Lara. Former Senator Alberto Santofimio Botero and ex-House Representative… The post F...

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 15:45:46 +0000
‘They are stealing everything’: Colombia’s comptroller general
Colombia’s outgoing comptroller general said Wednesday that his office found $4.8 billion (COP14.2 trillion) that got lost through corruption and financial mismanagement. In his assessment of his final year in… The post ‘They are st...

Colombia Bogota

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 12:22:10 +0000
Doris Salcedo turns FARC weapons into counter-monument to Colombia’s peace
Celebrated artist Doris Salcedo inaugurates a “counter-monument” to peace.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 10:00:29 +0000
Bogotá receives new garbage fleet as part of collection modernization
As part of the modernization of trash collection in Bogotá, Mayor Peñalosa received a new fleet of environmentally friendly compactor trucks and other heavy equipment.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 22:24:11 +0000
Cultural Agenda: Castalian Quartet to give concert in Bogotá
The award-winning Castalian Quartet will give a series of concerts in Colombia as part of their first-ever visit to the country. The Bogotá concert takes place August 26.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 16:54:16 +0000
Colombia’s peso under pressure from Turkey’s Lira and U.S oil surplus
International trade tensions and Turkey's Lira crisis is hurting the Colombia peso at a time in which the new government of Iván Duque needs oil revenue and currency reserves.

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 23:33:51 +0000
Bogotá gets e-Bike sharing venture with backing from electric utility CODENSA
Bogotanos will now be able to pedal to work with ease with the launch of the city's first e-Bike sharing venture.

Costa Rica News

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 09:20:14 +0000
Can India compete with China in Latin America? Not likely
Starting at the beginning of this decade, academics and policymakers started to point to India as a potential source of investment, trade, and economic diversification for Latin America. The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) released a report cal...

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 08:28:48 +0000
6.1 Quake Shakes Costa Rica
A 6.2 earthquake shook Costa Rica on Friday afternoon at 5:22 pm, in the southern zone. The quake was felt throughout most of the country. According to the Observatorio Vulcanológico y Sismológico de Costa Rica (Ovsicori), the epicenter was located...

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 07:40:25 +0000
Former Banco de Costa Rica President Arrested
The Ministerio Público confirmed on Friday afternoon that Paola Mora Tumminelli, former president of the Banco of Costa Rica (BCR), remains detained in cells of the Organismo de Investigación Judicial (OIJ). Mora is being investigated on issues rel...

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 06:39:32 +0000
MOPT Inaugurated Lindora Bridge
Following four years of waiting, including 14 months of construction, on Friday the Lindora bridge was inaugurated. This is a parallel bridge to the existing over the Virilla river, that connects Lindora de Santa Ana with Belen, Heredia. However, the...

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 18:33:13 +0000
Quality of Materials Delay Asphalt Of Road To Monteverde
The road construction to Monteverde, between Guacimal and Santa Elena, has suffered another setback, the asphalting will no longer be ready in September as promised by the previous administration. The fear of the residents is that they will not have ...

Dominica News online

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 13:02:53 +0000
HERO CPL: Pollard leads from front as Stars end two-year wait for victory
St Lucia Stars 226/6 (Pollard 104, Fletcher 80, Cornwall 30, Wahab Riaz 3/35, Reifer 2/67) beat Barbados Tridents 188/6 (D Smith 58, McCoy 3/28, Qais Ahmad 2/29) by 38 runs A maiden T20 hundred from skipper Kieron Pollard at last...

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 12:34:34 +0000
UWP congratulates students, teachers and parents for excellent CSEC results
The Dominica United Workers Party (UWP) -Team Dominica has congratulated the students of Dominica who excelled at the 2018 Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate examinations. The UWP, in a release, commends the students for their “display o...

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 20:16:23 +0000
NEW TO THE SLATE: Ernie Jno. Finn – UWP candidate for Castle Bruce
EDITOR’S NOTE: In this new feature, “New To The Slate” DNO takes a close look at new candidates, of all political persuasions, who have decided to brave the sometimes muddy arena of electoral politics. We begin with Ernie Jno. Finn...

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 18:43:59 +0000
UWP General Council to meet this weekend
The United Workers’ Party (UWP) has disclosed plans to host a General Council Meeting at the Kelleb Laurent Primary School, in St. Joseph on Saturday 18th August, 2018, from 2:30pm. The meeting will allow the Council to receive, consider and...

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 18:15:29 +0000
Dominica to participate in Film Festival in St. Lucia
A four member delegation will participate in the 5th edition of the Piton International Film Festival carded for August 18 – 25, 2018 in St. Lucia.  The participants are Steve Hyacinth, Ivona Lugay and young actors Jose Henry and Amber...

Dominican Today

Wed, 1 Mar 2017 20:40:00 GMT
Dominican military's dozens of excess generals drain State coffers
Santo Domingo.- Dominican Republic's Armed Forces have 12,000 senior officers,

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 16:10:00 GMT
Odebrecht temporarily suspended as State supplier: Official
Santo Domingo.- Govt. Procurement director Yokasta Guzmán on

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 15:37:00 GMT
From trash to titles: Democratic Party chair's Dominican roots
Santo Domingo.-Thomas Edward (Tom) Pérez

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 14:53:00 GMT
Dominican doctor's milestone discovery fetches Nobel nomination
San Francisco DM, Dominican Republic.- Despite

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 13:27:00 GMT
Dominicans in NY saw 'not much hope' in Medina's speech
New York.- Most Dominicans in Upper Manhattan

El Diario (sp)

Mon, 01 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0400
Gobierno y médicos trazaron directrices para dialogar
Como estaba previsto ayer desde las 10:50 se reunieron en Santa Cruz de la Sierra, autoridades del Gobierno y representantes del Colegio Médico de Bolivia. El conflicto que cumplió 40 días de movilización, podría avizorar acuerdo, siempre y cuan...

Mon, 01 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0400
Llegó 2018 con festejos en todo el mundo
Los ciudadanos de Kiribati y Samoa fueron los primeros en recibir el 2018 que llegó antes a los países del Pacífico Sur. Estos archipiélagos, cuya población combinada supera los 30 mil ciudadanos, escucharon las doce campanadas ante un cielo i...

Mon, 01 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0400
Iglesia insta a proteger la familia
En la última homilía de 2017, la Iglesia Católica celebró ayer a la Sagrada Familia, oportunidad para que el Monseñor Sergio Gualberti realice un llamado al Estado para proteger a la familia y a no impulsar modelos ajenos al plan inicial de D...

Mon, 01 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0400
Oposición cree innecesaria reglamentación
El diputado de oposición Wilson Santamaría advirtió que no es necesaria la implementación de reglamentación del Código Penal porque en los principios de la normativa se determinó que no la regulación en materia penal debe regirse según el C...

Mon, 01 Jan 2018 00:00:00 -0400
Papa Francisco se reunirá con indígenas de Bolivia, Perú y Brasil
El papa Francisco se reunirá con indígenas de Perú, Bolivia y Brasil durante la visita que hará el próximo 19 de enero a la ciudad amazónica peruana de Puerto Maldonado, informó hoy el Vicariato Apostólico de esa localidad. Al respecto, el ob...

El Nuevo Diario (sp)

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 00:09:00 -0600
Grupo de OEA por Nicaragua recurre a “actores relevantes” - El Nuevo Diario
El Grupo de Trabajo de la OEA dijo hoy que ha empezado contactos con "actores relevantes nacionales, locales e internacionales" para obtener información y encontrar la forma de ayudar en el diálogo de Nicaragua. En su primer ...

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 00:08:00 -0600
CPDH: 130 protestantes enjuiciados en 4 meses - El Nuevo Diario
Al cumplirse cuatro meses del inicio de las protestas ciudadanas en Nicaragua, la Comisión Permanente de Derechos Humanos (CPDH) denunció que ha aumentado la lista de manifestantes sometidos a procesos judiciales,  los que, seg&uac...

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 00:07:00 -0600
Managua duerme más temprano - El Nuevo Diario
I Jueves 7:30 p.m. Parque Luis Alfonso Velásquez. Managua. La cancha de futbol que hace cuatro meses hubiera estado repleta de jugadores hoy luce vacía y con las luces apagadas. La pizarra donde se calendarizan los juegos está e...

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 00:06:00 -0600
Convocan a marcha hoy “porque aquí nada está normal” - El Nuevo Diario
Organizaciones de autoconvocados que aglutinan a grupos que se manifiestan contra el Gobierno de Nicaragua, llamó a protestar este sábado, en Managua contra el discurso oficial que asegura que el país ha vuelto “a la normal...

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 00:05:00 -0600
Brasil y Ecuador comparten su preocupación por crisis en Nicaragua - El Nuevo Diario
Los cancilleres de Brasil, Aloysio Nunes, y Ecuador, José Valencia, expresaron este viernes la "preocupación" de sus Gobiernos por las crisis en Venezuela y Nicaragua, para las cuales desearon una salida en pleno respeto ...

Falkland Islands / Malvinas

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 07:20:00 GMT
The 97th Argentine combatant buried in the Falklands has been identified
The 97th Argentine combatant, whose remains are buried as an unknown soldier at the Argentine military cemetery, Falkland Islands, has been identified, according to the official announcement, on Friday, from the Argentine Human...

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 08:52:00 GMT
Argentine Senate honors participants of the Darwin military cemetery identification process
In a solemn ceremony on Tuesday the Argentine Senate distinguished the several participants in the recent identification process of the combatants buried in the Argentine military cemetery in Darwin.

Sat, 11 Aug 2018 09:02:00 GMT
Three more graves have names in the Argentine military cemetery at Darwin
Argentina confirmed on Friday the identification of three more soldiers fallen during the South Atlantic conflict in 1982, and whose remains rest in the Argentine military cemetery at Darwin in the Falkland Islands.

Fri, 10 Aug 2018 07:40:00 GMT
Caribbean island and BOT Anguilla worries about Brexit
Under the heading of 'The tiny British island of Anguilla worries about Brexit', The Economist addressed the issue of the impact of Brexit on its Overseas Territories, mainly in the Caribbean and particularly in Anguilla, an is...

Tue, 07 Aug 2018 11:14:00 GMT
Falklands and Pobjoy release set of 50p coins with five breeds of penguin in color
Following the success of the first set of Falkland Islands Penguin 50p coins in 2017, Pobjoy Mint has announced the release of a brand new set of five coins featuring the five breeds of penguin that are resident on the Islands ...

Honduras News

Mon, 06 Nov 2017 21:58:07 +0000
The Gordon Ramsay Honduras Video
Just last week the BBC affiliated chef published a video of Honduras. It was focused on the security, or lack of security in Honduras. As expected, the video went viral and the local newspapers made sure they put this trusted news source on their fro...

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 15:00:21 +0000
Honduras Tourism
Life in Honduras! When it’s freezing cold in many parts of the world, in Honduras the sun is always shining; because of its tropical location, every day of the year people can enjoy pleasant weather, with an average annual temperature of 27 ...

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 13:12:18 +0000
Honduras Lands Top Stop for Tourist Destination – See Why – Video and Photos
It may not appeal to everyone, but CNN has included Honduras in their top tourist destinations for 2016. One of the reasons, and probably the most controversial one, why Honduras is valued less as a tourist destination is the fact that it is being ta...

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 17:04:24 +0000
Honduras’ Cheap Real Estate and Low Cost of Living Attracts More Than Retirees
Tired of working just to pay the bills and have no down time? Retire early or just plain relocate to the Caribbean and save money in the process!  Check out Honduras … it offers cheap real estate and a low cost of living. Jason and Sandra rece...

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 15:38:51 +0000
Honduras’ Newest Tourist Attraction – “Coffee Route”
Honduras, the leading coffee exporter in Central America and the third-largest in Latin America, announced the launch of its newest tourist attraction, the “Coffee Route,” the result of a joint initiative of the Honduran Institute of Tour...

Jamaica Gleaner

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0500
UWI-trained cops graduate - First batch of constables pass out from university as part of JCF programme
Two hundred and ninety-three constables who were trained at the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona Campus, participated in the passing-out parade and the awards ceremony held yesterday at the National Police College of Jamaica, located in......

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0500
$106 million to rebuild Walker's Place of Safety
Floyd Green, minister of state in charge of youth, is confident that private-public sector partnerships will generate the estimated $106 million needed to reconstruct the Walker's Place of Safety.According to the Jamaica Fire Brigade, a fire starte...

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0500
Ministry addressing release of CSEC results to students
The ministry of Education expects that the difficulties being experienced by some students to access their Caribbean Secondary Examination Certificate (CSEC) grades will be solved in the shortest possible time.This follows numerous complaints the.....

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0500
Bird shooting season gets going today
The 2018 game bird season gets under way today and runs until Sunday, September 23, with two shooting sessions on Saturdays - from sunrise to 9 a.m. and from 2:30 p.m. to sunset. On Sundays, there will only be one shooting session - from sunrise to...

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0500
Attorney satisfied with formal notice to market vendors
Bert Samuels, attorney representing vendors at the Constant Spring Market, has expressed satisfaction over the issuing of notification by the Kingston and St Andrew Municipal Corporation (KSAMC) for them to vacate the facility.The formal notice...

Jamaica Observer

Sat, 18, Aug, 2018 07:01:00 GMT
Broilers VP is new NHT chair
INDUSTRY COVE, Hanover — Jamaica Broilers Group Vice-President of Accounting Lennox Channer is the new chairman of the National Housing Trust (NHT).The disclosure was made on Thursday during a NHT ground-breaking ceremony fo...

Sat, 18, Aug, 2018 07:01:00 GMT
KSAMC to remove illegal signs, billboards in city
THE Kingston and St Andrew Municipal Corporation (KSAMC) will be removing illegal signs and billboards erected across the city.Speaking at a recent meeting of the corporation, Mayor of Kingston Delroy Williams said an audit is bei...

Sat, 18, Aug, 2018 07:01:00 GMT
Walker's Place of Safety to be rebuilt as state-of-the-art facility
MINISTER of State in the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information Floyd Green says the Walker's Place of Safety, which was destroyed by fire in January this year, will be a state-of-the-art facility once rebuilt.He said that h...

Sat, 18, Aug, 2018 07:01:00 GMT
St Kitts praises Jamaica's Stewart Saunders for crime control
BASSETERRE, St Kitts — St Kitts-Nevis said that its security apparatus continued to be strengthened with the increase of manpower and equipment; the employment of new tactics and strategies; implementation of social interven...

Sat, 18, Aug, 2018 07:01:00 GMT
Expose them!
PRESIDENT of the National Parent-Teacher Association of Jamaica (NPTAJ) Lennon Richards says schools must abide by the Ministry of Education's no- tuition-fee policy, and that those who deviate from the rules must be penalised. ...

Jamaica Star

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 09:00:00 -0500
Thug, mom killed while watching cricket
The Hanover police are monitoring the activities of the remaining members of the much feared One Voice gang in light of their former leader and his mother being gunned down on Wednesday night.THE WEEKEND STAR understands that another man is...

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 09:00:00 -0500
Police to probe Dream Weekend shooting victim
The police say they will be checking to ascertain whether Jean Matthiew, the man who was shot dead by a security guard at a Dream Weekend party in Negril on August 4, was wanted overseas.At the time of his death, the police said he was a businessman....

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 09:00:00 -0500
Highway construction dries up river fun
Swimming in the Ferry River in St Catherine is more difficult these days. Debris, wrapped in-between water lilies, has taken over a large portion of the waterway, leaving just a small section for persons to swim.Youngsters say that the volume of......

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 09:00:00 -0500
Ferry residents want place to play
With nowhere else to play football, residents of Ferry, on the border between St Andrew and St Catherine, say some youths are forced to use parts of the Mandela Highway, which is currently under construction, to play the sport.The dirt patch that.....

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 09:00:00 -0500
News On The Go
The Kingston and St Andrew Municipal Corporation (KSAMC) will be removing illegal signs and billboards erected across the city.Mayor of Kingston, Delroy Williams said an audit is being undertaken to determine the compliance rate among advertisers."...

La Nacion (sp)

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 20:49:00 GMT
Hugo Gutiérrez presentó una querella criminal contra Van Rysselberghe
El diputado comunista acusa a la senadora y presidenta de la UDI como autora del delito de cohecho por su labor parlamentaria en materia pesquera.

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 20:26:00 GMT
Pescadores artesanales: “Por moral Piñera no debe ser candidato”
El líder de la Federación Nacional de Sindicatos de Pesca Artesanal (Fenaspar), Hernán Cortés,recordó que el expresidente “actuó como empresario, buscando favorecer los intereses de los grupos económicos en desmedro de los intereses de Chile...

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 20:05:00 GMT
Medel se lanzó contra Chilevisión por reportaje de supuestas becas a sus hijos
La estación televisiva había emitido una nota en la que hablaba que los hijos del defensa del Inter de Milán eran beneficiarios de una ayuda en su colegio, pero el propio “Pitbull” usó las redes sociales para aclarar el tema y criticar la lab...

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 19:40:00 GMT
Carlos Carmona: “Vengo con la ilusión de poder jugar”
El mediocampista de la Selección chilena habló en conferencia de prensa junto a Jorge Valdivia, y declaró que el partido de este jueves frente a Argentina será muy importante para ambas escuadras.

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 19:35:00 GMT
Alcalde de Til Til: Evitaremos que nuestra comuna se hunda en la basura
El alcalde Nelson Orellana y una veintena de vecinos de la comuna hicieron llegar una carta a La Moneda donde expresan las acciones que llevarán a cabo para evitar que Til Til se convierta en "el patio trasero de Santiago".

La Republica (sp)

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 07:51:00 -0500
Hija de Carlos Vives criticó a Maluma por polémica portada de video “Mala Mía”
El 10 de agosto, Maluma lanzó su último tema en YouTube, pero días antes compartió la portada del video, donde se le veía rodeado de mujeres sobre su cama y recibió duras crític...

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 07:50:00 -0500
América vs Querétaro EN VIVO: chocan por la fecha 5 del Apertura 2018 de la Liga MX
América vs Querétaro se enfrentan por la fecha 5 del Torneo Apertura 2018 de la Liga MX. El partido es a las 9:00 p.m. – hora peruana (EN VIVO ONLINE). ...

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 07:49:00 -0500
Kylie Jenner y hija acompañarán a Travis Scott en su gira
La hermana menor de Kendall Jenner esta dispuesta hacer todo lo que está en sus manos para mantener su relación con Travis Scott. ...

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 07:49:00 -0500
Vía Instagram: Mathías Brivio y su sorprendente rutina de ejercicios en el gimnasio [VIDEO]
Mathías Brivio compartió un vídeo en Instagram donde muestra su rutina de gimnasio y ya tiene más de 11 mil reproducciones.  ...

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 07:48:00 -0500
Siete curiosidades que nos dejó el capítulo 69 de Boruto Next Generation
La extensión del anime Naruto Shippuden, Boruto Next Generation,  esconde varios datos curiosos detrás de cada episodio y la entrega 69 no fue la excepción. ...

Latin America

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 08:52:00 GMT
New president takes office in Paraguay pledging to combat poverty and corruption
Mario Abdo Benitez, "Marito", took over as Paraguay's new president on Wednesday, replacing a seemingly disgruntled Horacio Cartes, who left the inauguration ceremony before it finished. Abdo Benitez, 46, promised to combat pov...

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 06:38:00 GMT
Mexican incoming president pledges drastic cuts in privileges and personal security
Mexican president-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he will abandon the secret service-style protection used by his predecessor in favor of a security detail of 20 unarmed men and women, including lawyers, doctors and engi...

Fri, 10 Aug 2018 06:51:00 GMT
Brazil and Argentina markets hit by domestic and overseas uncertainties
Major Latin American currencies fell against the dollar on Thursday as global trade tensions strengthened the greenback and political uncertainty in Brazil and Argentina. Latin America's largest economy heads into a presidentia...

Fri, 10 Aug 2018 06:36:00 GMT
Another record year of murders in Brazil: 63.880 in 2017
Brazil had a record number of murders last year, with homicides rising 3.7% from 2016 to 63,880 according to a study released on Thursday, just months before a presidential election in which violence has become a key issue.

Thu, 09 Aug 2018 13:14:00 GMT
Justice denies request to close a northern state border with Venezuela
A judge on the Supreme Federal Court of Brazil denied a request by the regional government of Roraima to close the nation’s border with Venezuela. Roraima is Brazil’s northernmost state and its authorities claimed the persi...

Mercosur

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 22:42:00 GMT
Brazil corn production next season could reach a first time 100m tons
Brazilian farmers are expected to plant a record amount of soybean acres this coming season, encouraged by strong demand from China, and yield a record harvest next year, consultancy Céleres said in its first forecast for the ...

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 22:12:00 GMT
Mercosur reliance on China and industrial protectionism, challenges for a deal with EU
Mercosur excessive reliance on exports to China and industrial protectionism in chemicals are core stumbling blocks to reaching a free trade agreement (FTA) with the EU, a policy paper published by the 28-country bloc released ...

Sun, 05 Aug 2018 11:35:00 GMT
Despite jail sentence, Lula nominated candidate for October's presidential election
Brazil's leftist Workers' Party nominated its charismatic founder Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva for the upcoming presidential contest on Saturday despite him being imprisoned for corruption. In a message from Lula read to the party...

Thu, 26 Jul 2018 19:47:00 GMT
Falklands chooses Latam as preferred operator for a second flight
The Chilean/Brazilian Latam airline has been chosen by the Falkland Islands Government as the preferred operator to provide a second commercial flight between the Falkland Islands and South America. The official announcement wa...

Tue, 24 Jul 2018 21:27:00 GMT
Singapore and Mercosur confirm negotiations for a free trade agreement
Mercosur and Singapore have started negotiations for a free trade agreement, officials from both sides announced on Monday on the sidelines of the 13th Pacific Alliance Summit held in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

Newsroom Panama

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 00:35:12 +0000
5.9 quake in Chiriqui and Bocas Del Toro

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 23:12:11 +0000
Manslaughter indictmennt for lawmaker

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 22:21:43 +0000
Colon gets region’s first natural gas plant

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 20:57:58 +0000
OPINION: Justice, wiretaps, and blackmail

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 11:55:34 +0000
Supreme Court president lying – Attorney General

Paraguay

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 08:52:00 GMT
New president takes office in Paraguay pledging to combat poverty and corruption
Mario Abdo Benitez, "Marito", took over as Paraguay's new president on Wednesday, replacing a seemingly disgruntled Horacio Cartes, who left the inauguration ceremony before it finished. Abdo Benitez, 46, promised to combat pov...

Tue, 31 Jul 2018 08:29:00 GMT
Taiwan president will attend inauguration of Paraguay's Mario Abdo Benitez
President Tsai Ing-wen will visit two of Taiwan's diplomatic allies, Paraguay and Belize, Aug. 12-20, Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Jose Maria Liu said on Monday. On the trip, Tsai will make transit stops in the United State...

Fri, 27 Jul 2018 07:10:00 GMT
Paraguayan agriculture minister and his deputy die in air crash
Paraguay Agriculture Minister Luis Gneiting and three others died when the twin-engine airplane carrying them to the capital Asuncion crashed into a wetland on Wednesday night, an official told reporters on Thursday.

Tue, 24 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMT
EU waters down Mercosur expectations of a trade agreement next September
Despite EU and Mercosur countries remaining committed to reaching a trade agreement, the European Commission did not endorse the South American bloc’s target to reach an agreement by September, as substantial gaps remain betw...

Sun, 15 Jul 2018 22:15:00 GMT
Paraguayan Liberal lawmaker agrees retirement should be at age 75
Liberal deputy Celeste Amarilla agreed 75 years is a right age for retirement. She made those remarks during a radio interview as she argued that at 60 people still have a lot of intellectual and physical strength and called fo...

Peru al Dia (sp)

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 21:07:21 +0000
Congreso aprobó Ley de cobro por estacionamiento vehicular sea por minuto
  El Congreso de la República aprobó en primera votación el cobro por estacionamiento vehicular sea por minuto, proyecto que fue apoyado por la mayoría parlamentaria. Por su parte, Juan Gonzales Ardiles (Fuerza Popular), afirmó este proyect...

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 19:50:11 +0000
23 provincias declaradas en emergencia por heladas
  Ejecutivo declaro estado de emergencia en 23 provincias de siete regiones del país, debido al que ha generado las heladas y nevadas, esta medida permitirá ejecutar medidas y acciones inmediatas frente necesidad. Las provincias pertenecen a l...

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 19:44:15 +0000
Trabajadores tendrán derecho a pedir vacaciones desde un día
El Ministerio de Trabajo y Promoción del Empleo ( MTPE ) informó hoy que dentro del marco de la delegación de facultades se presentará un proyecto que incluye el adelanto de vacaciones antes de cumplir el primer año en la empresa y el derecho a ...

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 19:38:40 +0000
Minsa declara en emergencia sanitaria 198 hospitales en Lima
  El Ministerio de Salud declaro en emergencia sanitaria a 198 establecimientos de salud de Lima Metropolitana. El Decreto Supremo Nº 019-2018-SA, publicado hoy en el diario oficial El Peruano, señala al Minsa, así como a las direcciones de R...

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 19:24:40 +0000
Perú exigirá a venezolanos ingresar con pasaporte
Migraciones exigirá a los ciudadanos venezolanos que arriben al país la presentación de pasaporte. Esta medida empezará a regir desde el 25 de agosto, anunció el ministro del Interior, Mauro Medina. ” Desde las 00:00 horas del sábado 25 d...

Radio Habana (sp)

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 08:34:41 -0400
Confieren a destacadas mujeres cubanas Distinción 23 de Agosto
La Habana, 18 ago (RHC) La distinción 23 de Agosto se entregó la víspera en La Habana a féminas con más de 20 años dedicados a la Federación de Mujeres Cubanas (FMC).

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 08:12:41 -0400
Anuncia presidente haitiano su intención de visitar Cuba (+Fotos)
Puerto Príncipe, 18 ago (RHC) El mandatario haitiano, Jovenel Moise, anunció su intención de viajar a Cuba y visitar a los jóvenes de su país que cursan estudios en la nación caribeña.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 22:01:25 -0400
Se alistan instituciones educacionales cubanas para el venidero curso escolar
La Habana, 17 agos (RHC) Los trabajadores de las diferentes instituciones educacionales en Cuba se alistan para el inicio del nuevo curso escolar el próximo 3 de septiembre, preparativos comprobados por la Ministra de Educación, Ena Elsa Velázque...

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 18:51:47 -0400
Trabajadores cubanos debaten Proyecto de Constitución
La Habana, 17 ago (RHC) El miembro del Buró Político del Partido Comunista de Cuba, Ulises Guilarte de Nacimiento, Secretario General de la Central de Trabajadores de Cuba (CTC) anunció este 17 de agosto, en La Habana, que el movimiento obrero re...

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 19:54:21 -0400
Aduana de Cuba aclara sobre falsas disposiciones
La Habana, 17 agos (RHC) La Aduana General de la República informó este viernes que las disposiciones aduaneras vigentes en Cuba no se han modificado y no existe la intención de hacerlo, además, reitera que esas disposiciones son las que aparece...

Siglo 21 (sp)

South America

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 08:13:00 GMT
Donald Trump wants US companies 'to stop quarterly reporting & go to a six month system'
Donald Trump has called for US companies to issue financial reports just twice a year rather than four times. The US President said he has asked the Securities and Exchange Commission to consider altering rules requiring firms ...

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 08:00:00 GMT
Holland opens its first self recycle offshore dairy farm in the port of Rotterdam
The world's first offshore dairy farm opens in the Port of Rotterdam this year, with the aim of helping the city produce more of its own food sustainably. A Dutch property company, Beladon, is launching the world's first "float...

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 07:52:00 GMT
Punta Arenas 2018/19 cruise season expects 138 calls and 89.100 visitors
The extreme south Chile 2018/2019 cruise season, which includes mainly Punta Arenas, plus Puerto Natales and Puerto Williams, is expected to take off next September 15 and will extend until 29 March 2019, as reported by the Aus...

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 07:38:00 GMT
UN Human Rights Committee asks Lula be allowed to exercise political rights
The United Nations Human Rights Committee, a panel of independent experts, on Friday said it had requested that the Brazilian government allow imprisoned former president Lula da Silva to exercise his political rights as a pres...

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 07:20:00 GMT
The 97th Argentine combatant buried in the Falklands has been identified
The 97th Argentine combatant, whose remains are buried as an unknown soldier at the Argentine military cemetery, Falkland Islands, has been identified, according to the official announcement, on Friday, from the Argentine Human...

The Dominican

Tue, 03 Apr 2018 22:10:44 GMT
Relationship between Dominica and T@T solid says PM Skerrit
Dominica’s prime minister Roosevelt Skerrit is reporting that the relationship between Dominica and Trinidad and Tobago remains “solid.”

Thu, 29 Mar 2018 10:52:40 GMT
T&T’s vote against Dominica sparks outrage with calls for firing of foreign minister
Trinidad and Tobago’s decision to vote against Dominica’s appeal to the Organization of American States (OAS) for a two year waiver on its fees owed to the institution has met with outrage, disbelief and disgust within the country.

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 21:19:13 GMT
Rare endangered parrots illegally smuggled from Dominica
Dominica is reeling from the news that its rare and exotic parrots have been illegally smuggled out of the country with the assistance of government workers.

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 19:17:46 GMT
Male birth control pill found to be effective and safe to use
Scientific investigators at the University of Washington Medical Centre have successfully tested a contraceptive pill for men.

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 10:35:09 GMT
Dominica born attorney Garvin Ambrose sworn in to the bar of the US Supreme Court
On February 28, 2018, Dominican born attorney, Garvin Gauss Ambrose was sworn in as a member of the Bar of the Supreme Court of the United States in Washington, D.C.

The Reporter

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 19:06:22 +0000
THREE MORE SWINE FLU CASES CONFIRMED
The Ministry of Health has confirmed three more cases of the H1N1 strain of influenza (Swine Flu), but says that there is currently no cause for alarm because the number

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 18:04:32 +0000
PLANE LANDS . . . SAME OLD, SAME OLD
As is customary when it comes to any plane that lands in any area of the country illegally, authorities claim they have no idea where it came from, what it

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 17:39:15 +0000
Leadership vs Follower-ship
By: Neferety Marin, - In all this talk about Political Leadership…the question must be asked. What is leadership? Does Belize have leaders? The biggestconfusion in the conversation on leadership is

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 17:03:20 +0000
STUDENT CHARGED FOR STABBING HIS FRIEND
An eighteen-year-old student of Maskall Village was arrested and charged by Police for allegedly stabbing his friend twice to his chest during a heated argument over the weekend. On Wednesday

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 16:46:05 +0000
Tourist Slashed During Home Invasion
A Canadian tourist asleep inside a motel room at the Mora Laguna Resort located on northern Ambergris Caye was rudely awakened by an intruder who attacked her and stabbed her

Trinidad and Tobago Guardian

Tue, 01 Oct 2013 18:46:46 +0000
Who will you vote for in the local government elections?
COP 4% (88 votes) ILP 26% (573 votes) MSJ 1% (24 votes) NJAC 0% (11 votes) PNM 36% (799 votes) UNC 17% (366 votes) None of the above 8% (174 votes) Hmmm...not sure 3% (...

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 04:23:51 +0000
Tobago Today Friday 17th August, 2018
Tobago TodayPublished: Friday, August 17, 2018URL: http://digital.guardian.co.tt/?iid=160890#folio=64

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 04:20:51 +0000
REC Friday 17th August, 2018
MetroPublished: Friday, August 17, 2018URL: http://digital.guardian.co.tt/?iid=160890#folio=28

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 04:07:18 +0000
Saturday 18th August, 2018

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 04:03:51 +0000
A visit to the Motherland
Sascha WilsonPublished: Saturday, August 18, 2018Arnold Jordan and Leslie Ann Meade were crowned St Patrick Emancipation King and Queen during an evening filled with talent, beauty and splendid African fashions last Sunday. Jordan and Meade we...

Unasur

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 06:31:00 GMT
Unasur under pressure: six nations, including Brazil and Argentina, suspend their memberships
Half of the nations belonging to Unasur, a South American bloc set up a decade ago to counter U.S. sway in the region, have decided to suspend their membership, a Brazilian official announced on Friday.

Sun, 30 Apr 2017 09:02:00 GMT
Unasur to be purged of its "ideological bias", anticipates Paraguay
Paraguay has stated it is time to put an end to the "ideological bias" of the Union of South American Nations, Unasur, and recover its integration profile which was the main purpose of its creation. A foreign ministers summit o...

Wed, 22 Jun 2016 05:59:00 GMT
OAS listens to mediators' appeal for government/opposition dialogue in Venezuela
Addressing the OAS Permanent Council, former Spanish president Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero said that reconciliation is an indispensable and essential challenge to overcome the current confrontation situation in Venezuela, and ...

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 08:40:00 GMT
Venezuela opposition leader in Latin American tour in search for support
One of Venezuelan top opposition leader on Monday launched a tour of Latin American countries to rally support for his side in its bid to remove President Nicolas Maduro from office. Henrique Capriles, a senior figure in the op...

Mon, 16 May 2016 05:46:00 GMT
Brazil warns neighbors about "propagating falsehoods over the internal political process"
Brazil's interim government dismissed criticism by populist countries in Latin America, including Venezuela, Cuba and Bolivia, over the impeachment process of Dilma Rousseff, who was suspended as president by the senate.

Uruguay

Wed, 08 Aug 2018 07:34:00 GMT
Ex Uruguayan diplomat murders neighbor in London, a LGTB rights campaigner
A former Uruguayan diplomat has been sent to a secure psychiatric facility for killing his London neighbor after a long-running dispute. Enrique Facelli, who spent 18 years as cultural attaché at Uruguay's London embassy, was ...

Mon, 06 Aug 2018 07:45:00 GMT
UK embassy in Uruguay co-organizes major agriculture academic competition
The British Embassy in Montevideo, Cuti, ARU and ANDE are co-organizing the third edition of Hackathon AGRO which will take place at Expo Prado 2018 on 14-16 September. Hackathon AGRO is an open competition for Uruguayan teams ...

Sun, 01 Jul 2018 15:34:00 GMT
Uruguay sends CR7’s Portugal home by 2-1
Uruguay has passed this Saturday to the quarterfinals of the 2018 World Cup in Russia after beating Portugal 2-1.

Thu, 28 Jun 2018 11:13:00 GMT
Trump gets another chance to reshape the ideological composition of the Supreme Court
President Donald Trump will likely get to appoint a second judge to the Supreme Court, and his administration has already published a list of potential candidates for the bench. Trump told reporters Wednesday that his administr...

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 11:14:00 GMT
Uruguay chair of Mercosur, targets accord with China, exhausted of negotiations with the EU
Uruguay will be handed the rotating chair of Mercosur this Monday in a brief summit ceremony to take place in Paraguay. Attending will be Brazil's Michel Temer, Uruguay's Tabare Vázquez, the host Paraguay Horacio Cartes and in...

Venezuela

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 10:09:00 GMT
Opposition leader claims "fractures" within the Venezuela Armed Forces
An exiled opposition leader accused by Venezuelan authorities of directing a failed plot to assassinate President Nicolás Maduro says the greatest threat to the embattled socialist leader may be his detractors in uniform stand...

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 07:23:00 GMT
Venezuela arrests two high-ranking military officers in relation to an attack on president Maduro
The investigation into an assassination attempt on Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro using drones has widened to include the arrest of two high-ranking military officers, the nation's top prosecutor said on Tuesday.

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 18:53:00 GMT
Venezuela appealing US$ 1.4bn compensation ruling, threatening Citgo
Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA is appealing a decision allowing Canadian miner Crystallex to take control of shares in U.S. subsidiary PDV Holdings as part of a 10 year dispute over the state takeover of Crystallex assets, ...

Thu, 09 Aug 2018 13:14:00 GMT
Justice denies request to close a northern state border with Venezuela
A judge on the Supreme Federal Court of Brazil denied a request by the regional government of Roraima to close the nation’s border with Venezuela. Roraima is Brazil’s northernmost state and its authorities claimed the persi...

Thu, 09 Aug 2018 08:40:00 GMT
Venezuela oil exports avoid seizures with tankers' transfers at sea and operating from Cuba
Venezuela’s state-run oil company PDVSA has limited the damage from an unprecedented slump in crude exports by transferring oil between tankers at sea and loading vessels in neighboring Cuba to avoid asset seizures. But Venez...

Venezuela Analysis

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 10:04:00 -0400
Interview with Angel Prado (Part I): “The commune holds the solution to the crisis”
A grassroots Chavista leader reflects on the future of the communal project and the contradictions in the Bolivarian Process, in this interview with VA’s Ricardo Vaz.

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 18:29:00 -0400
Venezuela to Sell Off Assets of Public Bus Network and Civil Aviation Institute as Fears of Privatisation Grow
The measure has received no public attention as of yet and forms part of a series of recent sell-offs of state-run firms.

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 18:20:00 -0400
Venezuelan Landlord Arrested & Accused of Masterminding Triple Campesino Murder
The homicides in the Escondida ranch took place just hours after Maduro received a ground-breaking commission of campesino leaders at Miraflores Palace.

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 11:40:00 -0400
Venezuelan Drone Attack: Separating What We Know from What We Don't
Steve Ellner argues that there is plenty of misinformation and rumours surrounding the terrorist attack, and that it is important to base any analysis of the deeds on facts.

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 11:29:00 -0400
Venezuela Top Prosecutor: 34 Involved In Failed Assassination of Maduro
The Public Prosecutor's office has delivered the information to Interpol in a record time and with great detail about those involved in the failed attack, Saab reported.

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