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Argentina

Argentina

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 17:51:00 GMT
Argentina hopeful about Mercosur-EU deal at G-20 Summit
Argentine Production and Labour Minister Dante Sica Monday said in Madrid he was confident the European Union and the South American Mercosur trade bloc would reach an agreement "as soon as possible," hopefully by the G-20 Summ...

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 15:24:00 GMT
Aerolíneas Argentinas produces flight 1303 black box before judge
The black box of Aerolineas Argentinas' flight 1303 from Miami where 15 passengers ended up injured Thursday due to an abrupt descent as the Airbus 330-200 aircraft wound up amid severe turbulence was handed over Monday to the ...

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 08:53:00 GMT
Argentina's primary deficit falls to 1.1% of GDP, the lowest since 2012
Argentina's primary deficit fell to 1.1% of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) between January and September this year, compared to 2.1% over the same period in 2017, the Finance Ministry announced on Monday.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 07:43:00 GMT
Piñera denies any problems with Argentina over Patagonian glaciers in unmarked border
Chilean President Sebastian Piñera insisted that he had no problem with Argentina despite a disputed claim over extensive Patagonian glaciers along the two countries' joint but unmarked border.

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 06:57:00 GMT
Argentine Pope "thumbs down" to the IMF agreement and austerity
Argentina's powerful teamsters union organized on Saturday a well attended march to the Cathedral of Lujan under the rallying call of "bread, peace and work (jobs)", which concluded with a mass, homily and strong message from A...

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

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 16:21:15 EDT
Ragged Island community to benefit from BTC donation to NEMA
The Ragged Island community is expected to benefit from a donation made by BTC to the National Emergency Agency. Captain Stephen Russell from NEMA thanked BTC and note...

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 16:09:33 EDT
Public Notice - Road Paving of Parliament Street
The Ministry of Public Works/Bahamix in conjunction with Island Pavers, has scheduled road works for Parliament Street. The Milling and surface preparation of Parliament Street will begin on Wednesday, October 24, 2018, between the hours of ...

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 16:02:46 EDT
Speaker of the House of Assembly addresses school students in Grand Bahama
During a special assembly at Tabernacle Baptist Christian Academy, Speaker of the House of Assembly, the Hon. Halson Moultrie, addressed the students on their theme, “...

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 14:28:10 EDT
Rev. Dr. Philip Rahming presents copy of his recent book to Governor General of The Bahamas
Rev. Dr. Philip Rahming presented a copy of his recent book, 'The Unsigned, Undelivered Letter,' in a courtesy call on Governor General, Her Excellency the Most Hon. Dame...

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 14:22:42 EDT
14th Company of Boys Brigade and Capt. Fernley Palmer call on Governor General of The Bahamas
Members of the 14th Company of Boys Brigade and Captain Fernley Palmer (fourth left), MBE, celebrating his 60th anniversary as Captain of the  Brigade, called upon ...

Barbados Nation News

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 16:41:28 -0400
Tommy Teets remanded on arson charge
Ricardo Anderson “Tommy Teets” Riviere was remanded to HMP Dodds after being accused of arson in The City last week. The well-known shades salesman, who plies his trade along Bolton Lane, was not required... ...

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 15:00:00 -0400
Putin meets Trump's national security pointman to discuss nuclear arms treaty
MOSCOW − Russia’s Vladimir Putin met United States President Donald Trump’s national security advisor on Tuesday after the Kremlin said that Trump’s talk of quitting a landmark arms treaty that scrapped... ...

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 13:37:00 -0400
Police call for Constables
Police Constable 1290 Bernard Brathwaite, and Constable 1753 Shanna Phillips are required to urgently contact the Human Resource Department, Police Headquarters at 430-7621 or 430-7130. Anyone who... ...

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 13:25:08 -0400
Police identify visitor killed in road accident
Police are continuing investigations into an accident which occurred Sunday October 21, along Vauxhall Road, St James, where a car driven by 26-year-old Honey Griffith, of Rock Hall, St Lucy and collided... ...

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 11:05:12 -0400
Inniss returns to court today
When Donville Inniss, a former cabinet minister, returns to a federal court in Brooklyn today, the presiding judge will hear where things stand with the fraud and money laundering case. Federal prosecutors,... ...

Belize Times

Bolpress (sp)

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 15:50:26 +0000
Evo Morales destaca el pago de Bono Juancito Pinto como fruto de la nacionalización
(BOLIVIA TV- ABI).- El presidente Evo Morales destacó el lunes que el Bono Juancito Pinto es fruto de la nacionalización de los hidrocarburos y de las empresas estratégicas del Estado, y cuyo pago comenzará esta jornada a 2,2 millones de estudian...

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 15:27:41 +0000
Octubre traicionado
Fue en octubre de 2003 cuando se rebeló el pueblo alteño y se articularon con la rebelión indígena y campesina de los sindicatos del Altiplano. Después de la guerra del agua vino el bloqueo indígena-campesino; ambos acontecimientos se dieron en...

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 12:39:22 +0000
ALGARABÍA ELECTORALISTA TRAICIONERA Y DELATORA
La candidatura de Carlos Mesa (y los demás que siguen con la misma lógica), está provocando un entusiasmo digno de mejores causas y está asestando un golpe bajo a sus propios principios, porque insensiblemente está llevando al país al juego ele...

Fri, 19 Oct 2018 22:28:39 +0000
Defensa de la democracia
Defensa de la democracia Raúl Prada Alcoreza Si el siglo XX fue cambalache, como dijo Enrique Santos Discépolo, el siglo XXI parece iniciarse con una exacerbación de lo mismo; es decir, el mismo cambalache llevado al extremo, podría decirse, al c...

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 16:00:55 +0000
VH Cárdenas alista candidatura y fustiga a Mesa: “yo no tengo las manos manchadas con sangre”
(ABI).- El opositor Víctor Hugo Cárdenas expresó el jueves su confianza en lograr una alianza con Carlos Mesa para encarar las elecciones generales de 2019, ambos fueron vicepresidentes de Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada (1993-97; 2002-03), pero el pol...

Brazil

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 16:37:00 GMT
Embraer's new cargo airplane gets ANAC certification
Brazil's National Civilian Aviation Agency (ANAC) has certified Embraer's new cargo aircraft, the KC-390, the manufacturer announced.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 07:35:00 GMT
Opinion polls confirm Bolsonaro is set to become Brazil's president next Sunday
The latest public opinion poll released in Brazil, BTG Pactual/FSB showed that the extreme right candidate Jair Bolsonaro is leading with a valid vote intention of 60%, while leftist Fernando Haddad has a 40% support. Both pres...

Sat, 20 Oct 2018 07:15:00 GMT
Bolsonaro, not the best choice for Brazil, say 350 economists in open declaration
More than 350 economists, among them a Nobel Prize winner, have signed a declaration saying Brazil's frontrunner to be president, far-right politician Jair Bolsonaro, is not the best choice for his country.

Fri, 19 Oct 2018 08:40:00 GMT
Facebook's "war room" to combat fake news ahead of Brazil and US elections
During the first round of Brazil's presidential election on 7 October, Facebook staff noticed something suspicious on the social network. A story posted to Facebook incorrectly claimed the election was delayed because of protes...

Fri, 19 Oct 2018 08:38:00 GMT
Jair Bolsonaro 18 points ahead of Haddad, according to latest Datafolha survey
Brazil's extreme right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro is eighteen points ahead of Fernando Haddad for the runoff scheduled for 28 October. Datafolha released on the evening of Thursday 18 October its latest survey result...

Caribbean

Colombia

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 12:00:44 +0000
Government ‘in contempt of court’: Colombia’s war crimes tribunal
Colombia’s war crimes tribunal said it will sue the government if the transitional justice system doesn’t receive information about assets seized from the FARC within three days. According to the… The post Government ‘in conte...

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 11:00:54 +0000
Colombia’s disgraced health companies continue to rip off patients: comptroller
Colombia’s Comptroller General seized assets of 10 health intermediary companies for charging patients for treatments covered by their . According to the Comptroller General’s Office, the so-called EPS intermediaries charged both… ...

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 19:59:03 +0000
Pope and Duque discuss Colombia’s peace, corruption and drugs
Pope Francis received Colombia’s President Ivan Duque on Monday, stressing the need to continue a peace process that has been opposed by the head of state. Duque wouldn’t reveal much… The post Pope and Duque discuss Colombia’s...

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 11:00:03 +0000
At least nine killed in central Colombia landslide
At least nine people were killed in a landslide in the central Colombian city of Barrancabermeja, local media reported Sunday. Local authorities declared a state of emergency after the landslide… The post At least nine killed in central Colombi...

Sun, 21 Oct 2018 15:00:04 +0000
Escape the Poblado tourist trap and let the real Medellin enchant you
Colombia’s second largest city Medellin is big, diverse and fun. Yet many tourists end up in what is arguably the worst part of town, Poblado, home to the provincial upper… The post Escape the Poblado tourist trap and let the real Medelli...

Colombia Bogota

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 13:10:22 +0000
Bogotá’s Mambo moves beyond financial uncertainty with fundraising Gala
The Modern Art Museum of Bogotá is hosting a fundraising gala to secure its future as the city's most important contemporary arts venue.

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 12:27:59 +0000
Colombia’s Museo Nacional inaugurates salon for pre-Hispanic antiquities
The Museo Nacional has inaugurated a new exhibition space dedicated to pre-Hispanic cultures and that showcases rare artifacts by the Muisca.

Fri, 19 Oct 2018 12:56:50 +0000
Guadalupe and Colombia’s other rainbow river
A devout town in Santander is promoting its own "rainbow river" to visitors and claims it's equally as beautiful as Cano Cristales.

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 12:45:53 +0000
Duque and Trump: A shared vision
President Trump is scheduled to visit Colombia next month, at a time in which the country faces a surge in coca production. Counterpart Duque must prove he isn't "just another Colombian president."

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 22:58:00 +0000
Colombia’s environmental cruzaders embark on a second ‘voyage’
Six Colombian environmental experts are hosting a one-day conference with students to share research on climate climate and eco-sustainability issues.

Costa Rica News

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 12:41:59 +0000
30,000 Nicaraguans Fled to Costa Rica In Six Months
The director of Costa Rica’s immigration service, Raquel Vargas, said on Sunday that the number of Nicaraguans who have fled to Costa Rica in the past six months is of no less than 30,000. Vargas said they are seeking refuge from the violence a...

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 11:50:16 +0000
‘I Condem Costa Rican Authorities’, Says Mother of Rafting Accident Survivor
“My knees tremble, my heart barely beats and my hands and feet are cold. But my son is alive,” were words are of Belen Valladares, the mother of one of the tourists who survived a rafting accident in Quepos on Saturday. Four American tour...

Sun, 21 Oct 2018 15:55:43 +0000
Four U.S. Tourists And Guide Dead In Rafting Accident in Quepos
Four U.S. tourists and a tour guide died on Saturday afternoon, after a rafting accident on the Naranjo River, in the town of Naranjito, in Quepos. Initially, authorities reported the rescue of the 13 people and search and rescue efforts for five mis...

Sun, 21 Oct 2018 13:56:00 +0000
An Abortion to Save a Life: Two Women and Their Struggle
Leslie Briceno was convinced that she was going to die. What she feared most wasn’t death itself, but the life that her eight-year-old son would have without her. She wept with frustration and impotence in her hospital bed, where there were dozens ...

Sun, 21 Oct 2018 12:02:00 +0000
Venezuela Ditches the Greenback, Switches to Euros and Yuan: Consequences?
Venezuela will switch to international payments in euros or yuan, while the US dollar will cease to be the base currency amid the financial blockade imposed on the country by the administration of US President Donald Trump. The decision announced by ...

Dominica News online

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 19:34:26 +0000
Legendary Trinidadian calypsonian ‘Mighty Shadow’ dies at 77
Veteran Trinidadian calypsonian ‘Mighty Shadow” has died after ailing for some time. Mighty Shadow, whose real names is Winston Bailey, passed away in a hospital on Tuesday morning. He was 77. Reports indicate he was sick for some time an...

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 19:02:43 +0000
CARIFESTA XIV preparations in full swing
Preparations for the fourteenth hosting of CARIFESTA in Trinidad and Tobago are well underway. The sixteenth meeting of the Interim Festival Directorate (IFD) was convened at the Trinidad Hilton Hotel and Conference Centre where planning for CARIFEST...

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 18:27:56 +0000
Rupert Sorhaindo to lead charge for Botanical Gardens rehabilitation
The Botanical Gardens in Roseau will be completely rehabilitated and Rupert Sorhaindo has been named to head a committee to lead that charge. Speaking at the opening ceremony of Kwéyòl Wandévou on Monday, Minister of Environment, Climate Resilien...

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 18:10:36 +0000
Preparation for Reunion Gopwell “on point” says organizer
Preparations for the staging of the first-ever ‘Reunion Gopwell’ is “on point” so far. This was according to the event’s organizer, Dane ‘Danejahdane’ Smalling who spoke to Dominica News Online during an interview on Monday. The event i...

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 16:37:26 +0000
CCJ hears case of former DBS Radio manager
The long-running court case between Mariette Warrington and the Dominica Dominica Broadcasting Corporation (DBC) is being heard by the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), based in Trinidad, today (Tuesday, October 23, 2018). The case was the first to g...

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)

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 23:30:32 -0600
Homicidios en México aumentaron un 18% en los primeros nueve meses del año - El Nuevo Diario
México registró durante los primeros nueve meses del año un total de 21.283 homicidios, lo que supone un aumento del 18 % respecto a las cifras del año anterior, informó hoy la organización Semáforo De...

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 23:00:00 -0600
El rey de España se reúne con el presidente del Parlamento Centroamericano - El Nuevo Diario
Felipe VI se reunió hoy con el presidente del Parlamento Centroamericano (Parlacen), el dominicano Tony Raful, con motivo de la visita que lleva a cabo a España junto a una delegación de este órgano político. El re...

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 22:30:00 -0600
Fiscalía de Ecuador realiza allanamientos por fuga de exsecretario de Correa - El Nuevo Diario
La Fiscalía General de Ecuador en coordinación con la Policía Nacional, realizó allanamientos en las pesquisas por la fuga del ex secretario de Comunicación del Gobierno de Rafael Correa, Fernando Alvarado, en parad...

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 22:00:00 -0600
Nuevo Aeropuerto de México afronta prueba de fuego con consulta popular - El Nuevo Diario
La consulta ciudadana de esta semana, en la que el voto popular decidirá el futuro del Nuevo Aeropuerto Internacional de México (NAIM), supone la última gran turbulencia que afronta la polémica construcción de la te...

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 21:30:02 -0600
Universal llevará al cine la historia de amor entre John Lennon y Yoko Ono - El Nuevo Diario
El estudio Universal Pictures llevará al cine la historia de amor entre John Lennon y Yoko Ono en una película que dirigirá Jean-Marc Vallée ("Big Little Lies"), informó hoy el blog especializado...

Falkland Islands / Malvinas

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 07:06:00 GMT
England's Football Association XI team to visit the Falkland Islands: two matches scheduled
England's Football Association (FA) is participating in a goodwill visit to the Falkland Islands in November, where they will play two football matches, one against the Falkland Islands national team in Stanley and the British ...

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 06:15:00 GMT
Ten Falkland Islands tourist lodgings gain Green Seal status
Ten tourist accommodation establishments in the Falkland Islands have been awarded ‘Green Seal status’, an award related to being environmentally responsible, following assessments by the Falkland Islands Tourist Board (FIT...

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 06:42:00 GMT
Identification process of Argentine remains in the Falklands will be praised by Red Cross in Geneva
Next month, on the 21st the International Committee of the Red Cross will be holding a special ceremony in Geneva to acknowledge the identification process of the unknown Argentine combatants buried at the Argentine military ce...

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 23:45:00 GMT
Falklands expecting some 41 ship visits this cruise season, which begins on Saturday with “Ushuaia”
Some 41 ships are expected to visit the Falkland Islands this coming cruise season which begins on Saturday with expedition vessel “Ushuaia”. Total calls in Stanley are estimated in 108 while some 170 in the Camp, but much ...

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 08:57:00 GMT
“The Falkland Islands belong to you, the Islanders”. The key to “Malvinas is in the hands of Islanders”
Twenty years ago, this month, one of Argentina's then leading political analysts and journalist publicly admitted the Falkland Islands belong to the Islanders. Mariano Grondona had been invited to the Islands by the Legislative...

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

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0500
'Policy was hostile, racist' - 82-y-o Windrush victim says British gov't attempting to deny Caribbean people rightful place in history, society
An 82-year-old Jamaican Windrush victim says that the British government's "hostile environment" immigration policy was a covert racist attempt to deny people of Caribbean heritage their rightful place in British history and society.It is a view......

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0500
Malahoo Forte flatfooted on PNP's arguments in NIDS case
Attorney General Marlene Malahoo Forte yesterday struggled to rebut allegations that at least one aspect of the National Identification System (NIDS) will treat Jamaicans unfairly in comparison to non-Jamaicans who try to access goods and services....

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0500
Be careful of overreacting to tremors, warns expert
Head of the Mona GeoInformatics Institute of the University of the West Indies (UWI), Dr Parris Lyew-Ayee Jr, is warning against an overreaction to the recent tremors felt across Jamaica.He pointing out that Jamaica records hundreds of 'minor quake...

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0500
I love being a butler - Jamaican who serves Japanese ambassador encourages youth to join profession
Jamaicans who are passionate about earning good money by becoming butlers for diplomats and other important individuals are being encouraged by Christopher Jones, an accomplished player in that industry locally, to hold on to their dream.Jones is.....

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0500
PAJ boss urges local journalists to safeguard systems that guarantee their freedom
George Davis, president of the Press Association of Jamaica (PAJ), has added his voice to the global condemnation over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, but has gone further to urge vigilance in the local space, urging journalists to cry.....

Jamaica Observer

Tue, 23, Oct, 2018 07:01:00 GMT
Vaz sceptical PNP support for SOE waning
BARRETT TOWN, St James — Government Minister Daryl Vaz is expressing scepticism about the Opposition People's National Party's (PNP's) further support of the extension of the state of public emergency in St James.The SOE has...

Tue, 23, Oct, 2018 07:01:00 GMT
Nichol Checks off 50 years at ATL
AFTER five decades with Appliance Traders Limited (ATL), Checks Nichol has earned the rightful title as one of 'The Pioneers'.

Tue, 23, Oct, 2018 07:01:00 GMT
T&T mopping up after devastating flood
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – Trinidad and Tobago yesterday began the task of mopping up following heavy rains over the past four days that caused widespread flooding, landslides and left millions of dollars in damage.Ther...

Tue, 23, Oct, 2018 07:01:00 GMT
Gov't launches new RIM policy
THE Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, in collaboration with the Office of the Cabinet, has launched the Records and Information Management (RIM) Policy Implementation and Sensitisation Programme, geared towards ensurin...

Tue, 23, Oct, 2018 07:01:00 GMT
Boy bares soul
A schoolboy, who was forced to leave his community because of violence that claimed the lives of most of his male relatives, broke down in tears as he spoke about the problems he is now having with his father at home. ...

Jamaica Star

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 01:35:16 -0500
Student cut in face over $50? - Mother distraught after son is injured at school
October 10 is a day that Nicole Stewart does not like to remember. However, it is a day she will never forget as that was when she got a call that her 14-year-old son was in the hospital nursing a wound to the face.The mother of three told THE STAR...

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 09:00:00 -0500
Horrific crash - Bike taxi operator killed in three-cycle collision
One biker taxi operator is dead and another is now battling for life in hospital following a horrifying three-motorcycle collision along the Salmon Point main road, in Westmoreland on SundayThe deceased biker has been identified as 28-year-old...

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 01:35:23 -0500
Alleged child molester killed by angry mob
Some residents from Mammee Bay, St Ann, took justice into their own hands after word travelled that a man, Akeem Harrison, more popularly known as 'Boysie', molested a seven-year-old girl from the neighbouring community.According to the head of the...

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 01:35:33 -0500
Never give up - Devonte Johnson encourages fellow hearing impaired
Devonte Johnson has always been a very vibrant person. He always makes the best of what he has but an unfortunate circumstance at an early age impacted his life.He found out at age eight that he was losing his hearing."After I was told that I was.....

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 01:35:09 -0500
We need to protect our kids - Betty Ann Blaine
Betty Ann Blaine, founder of Hear the Children's Cry, says she is angry about what is happening to the nation's children.She told THE STAR that at the end of September, 35 children were killed, and she fears that the number might increase before th...

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)

Latin America

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 19:09:00 GMT
Angelina Jolie in Peru on behalf of UNHCR to watch Venezuelan crisis developments
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) special envoy Angelina Jolie is in Peru on an official visit to one of the countries that has welcomed the most Venezuelan refugees and migrants.

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 18:50:00 GMT
Costa Rican official estimates 30,000 Nicaraguans have sought refuge in six months
Costa Rica's Migration Director Raquel Vargas Jaubert said in a TV interview on Sunday that the number of Nicaraguans who have fled to Costa Rica in the past six months is of no less than 30.000 people.

Sat, 20 Oct 2018 13:14:00 GMT
Assange cries humanitarian grounds and sues Ecuador over living conditions
“Julian Assange launched a case Friday accusing the government of Ecuador of violating his fundamental rights and freedoms,” read a WikiLeaks statement. The case has been slated to be heard in a domestic court next week.

Fri, 19 Oct 2018 06:54:00 GMT
Bolsonaro confident of victory switches presidential campaign to "cruise control"
Brazilian far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro said that electoral victory was “within reach” and his campaign team said it had now switched to “cruise control” as it seeks to avoid hiccups and glide to the f...

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 17:56:00 GMT
Uruguay's wind energy revolution highlighted in leading yearly report
Uruguay ranks second in the world among eolic-energy producing countries with a 40.1% share and is the only non-European nation in a top position, according to a report by the SEG Ingeniería consultancy firm.

Mercosur

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 17:51:00 GMT
Argentina hopeful about Mercosur-EU deal at G-20 Summit
Argentine Production and Labour Minister Dante Sica Monday said in Madrid he was confident the European Union and the South American Mercosur trade bloc would reach an agreement "as soon as possible," hopefully by the G-20 Summ...

Fri, 12 Oct 2018 09:05:00 GMT
Bolsonaro pledges support for a non ideologized Mercosur; praises Macri for ousting Dilma Kirchner
Brazil’s far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro has promised to continue his country's participation in the Mercosur trading bloc but says he will move it away from “ideology”.“The Mercosur has value but it was...

Sun, 07 Oct 2018 05:24:00 GMT
Bolsonaro clearly ahead for Sunday's vote in Brazil, leading with 40% intention
Pollster Datafolha released on Saturday evening its latest vote intention survey for Brazil's presidential election on Sunday 7 October, and it shows extreme right candidate Jair Bolsonaro leading with 40%, followed by Fernando...

Fri, 05 Oct 2018 09:22:00 GMT
“My flag is the union of the Brazilian people, defend the family and combat violence”, pledges Bolsonaro
Jair Bolsonaro, Brazilian extreme right presidential candidate is leading in opinion polls and also has good strategists. On prime time Thursday when the seventh and last debate of presidential candidates, which he did not atte...

Tue, 25 Sep 2018 19:04:00 GMT
Argentine Central bank governor resigns for personal reasons: Peso slides 5% against the US dollar
The governor of Argentina's central bank, Luis Caputo resigned on Tuesday for personal reasons, the bank said in a statement, a surprise announcement in the midst of the country's talks with the IMF that sent the peso tumbling....

Newsroom Panama

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 16:33:04 +0000
Panana Canal and people urgently need more reservoirs
WHILE the trade war has not yet affected the Panama Canal its future depends on the water supply... This is a summary text only, click on the title to read the entire news and much more.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 15:38:57 +0000
Entrepreneurs still betting on tourism
While Panama’s tourism figures continue to lag and hotels restaurants and entertainment centers... This is a summary text only, click on the title to read the entire news and much more.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 12:33:55 +0000
BOOK REVIEW: The Hell of Good Intentions
             By Jonathan Power At last a book that attacks the “Blob” and holes it below the water... This is a summary text only, click on the title to read the entire news and much more.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 11:59:11 +0000
Martinelli seeks ‘den of thieves’ umbrella
The fate of former President Ricardo Martinelli took another  turn in Panamas’ Supreme Court on ... This is a summary text only, click on the title to read the entire news and much more.

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 23:22:22 +0000
5.2 quake in Chiriqui
The post 5.2 quake in Chiriqui appeared first on Newsroom Panama. This is a summary text only, click on the title to read the entire news and much more.

Paraguay

Thu, 04 Oct 2018 19:24:00 GMT
Paraguayan lawmaker aims at curbing wages of elected officials
Paraguayan Senator Payo Cubas submitted a bill whereby all elected officials may not earn above five minimum wages and renounce all other privileges such as the current retirement scheme.

Sat, 22 Sep 2018 06:49:00 GMT
Police arrests alleged leading Hezbollah financier in the triple border of Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay
Brazilian police on Friday arrested a Lebanese citizen on suspicions of raising funds for Lebanon-based Shiite military group Hezbollah, which the United States considers a terrorist group.

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.

Peru al Dia (sp)

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 18:54:11 +0000
Unidad de Protección de Carreteras recuperan mercadería robada en Panamericana Sur
  Unidad de Protección de Carreteras logró recuperar 26 cajas con productos hidrobiológicos que habían sido robados en la Panamericana Sur bajo la modalidad del “patinaje”, los efectivos de carreteras encontraron 13 cajas con la inscripc...

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 18:39:12 +0000
Mininter designado a José Lavalle Santa Cruz nuevo Comandante General de la PNP
  El Ministerio del Interior designó al teniente general José Lavalle Santa Cruz como el nuevo comandante general de la Policía Nacional del Perú, la Resolución Suprema N° 088-2018-IN, publicada este martes en el diario oficial El Peruano,...

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 20:35:25 +0000
Se advierte riesgos en el Licenciamiento de la Universidad de Educación Enrique Guzmán La Cantuta ante la Sunedu
  La Contraloría General de la República advirtió que la Universidad Nacional de Educación Enrique Guzmán y Valle – La Cantuta corre el riesgo de no obtener el Licenciamiento Institucional, que conllevaría al cierre de esta casa de e...

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 20:19:36 +0000
Contraloría realizará Audiencias Públicas Provinciales en 20 departamentos del país
  La Contraloría General realizará Audiencias Públicas Provinciales denominadas “La Contraloría Te escucha” en 20 departamentos del país, con el fin de promover la participación ciudadana a través del control social en la lucha contra...

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 20:15:00 +0000
Trabajadores de la Contraloría declararán sobre actividades o relaciones personales para prevenir conflictos de intereses con su labor
  Por primera vez en su historia, todos los funcionarios y servidores públicos de la Contraloría General de la República y de todo el Sistema Nacional de Control (SNC), presentarán declaraciones juradas para la gestión de conflicto de inter...

Radio Habana (sp)

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 15:09:43 -0400
Arriba presidente de El Salvador a Cuba
La Habana, 23 oct (RHC) El presidente de la República de El Salvador, Salvador Sánchez Cerén, arribó este martes a Cuba en visita oficial.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 13:16:58 -0400
Cuba reitera en ONU postura contra las armas de destrucción en masa
Naciones Unidas, 23 oct (PL) Cuba reiteró hoy su apoyo a la total y completa prohibición y eliminación, de manera transparente, verificable e irreversible de las armas de destrucción en masa.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 08:45:23 -0400
Reclama presidente de Cuba fin de bloqueo estadounidense
La Habana, 23 oct (RHC) El presidente cubano, Miguel Díaz-Canel, reclamó este martes el fin del bloqueo económico, comercial y financiero que por casi seis décadas mantiene el gobierno de Estados Unidos contra la nación caribeña.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 05:47:41 -0400
Reitera Rusia apoyo incondicional a Cuba frente a bloqueo norteamericano
Moscú, 23 oct (RHC) Rusia se refuerza hoy como un apoyo incondicional de Cuba en su lucha contra el bloqueo económico, comercial y financiero, impuesto por Estados Unidos durante casi 60 años y cuya condena se espera próximamente en ONU.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 05:27:50 -0400
Expresa Secretario General de la CTC que el tema salarial en Cuba hay que resolverlo de inmediato
Santiago de Cuba, 23 oct (RHC) Ulises Guilarte de Nacimiento, secretario general de la Central de Trabajadores de Cuba, en la sesión plenaria de la Conferencia Provincial de la CTC en Santiago de Cuba, refirió que el proceso orgánico, de cara al ...

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South America

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 17:51:00 GMT
Argentina hopeful about Mercosur-EU deal at G-20 Summit
Argentine Production and Labour Minister Dante Sica Monday said in Madrid he was confident the European Union and the South American Mercosur trade bloc would reach an agreement "as soon as possible," hopefully by the G-20 Summ...

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 17:12:00 GMT
Survival of Gough Island seabirds threatened by giant mice
The already endangered Tristan albatross and other seabird species are under threat from a particular breed of mice in Gough Island in the South Atlantic ocean, The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds warned Monday.Other ...

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 16:37:00 GMT
Embraer's new cargo airplane gets ANAC certification
Brazil's National Civilian Aviation Agency (ANAC) has certified Embraer's new cargo aircraft, the KC-390, the manufacturer announced.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 15:24:00 GMT
Aerolíneas Argentinas produces flight 1303 black box before judge
The black box of Aerolineas Argentinas' flight 1303 from Miami where 15 passengers ended up injured Thursday due to an abrupt descent as the Airbus 330-200 aircraft wound up amid severe turbulence was handed over Monday to the ...

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 09:04:00 GMT
PM May: 95% of Brexit terms agreed but Irish border remains a "considerable sticking point"
UK Prime Minister Theresa May has said she is prepared to "explore every possible option" to break the deadlock in Brexit talks. She told MPs 95% of the terms of exit were agreed but the Irish border was still a "considerable s...

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

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 17:09:27 +0000
– Felina James – VEHICLE FOUND, PERSISTENT POLICE INVESTIGATION TO FIND OUT WHAT HAPPENED
  The Reporter has been able to confirm that one man from Steadfast Community in the Stann Creek District has been detained for questioning after investigators found the scrapped remains

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 14:47:05 +0000
SHOOTING VICTIM CLINGS TO LIFE, – SHOOTER CHARGED
REPORTER: News Staff, - Family members of Elroy Saldano, 49, say they have been told by doctors that his prognosis is grim. Saldano was shot on Monday as he rode

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 13:35:04 +0000
MORE DETAILS EMERGE, ABOUT MISSING 14yr. OLD Shamily Tillett
REPORTER: News Staff, - Family members of Shamily Tillett, 14, are accusing Police of not helping them to locate her. Tillett, a resident of August Pine Ridge in the Orange

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 00:49:36 +0000
VERY UNHAPPY WORKERS AT SOUTHERN REGIONAL HOSPITAL
REPORTER: News Staff, - There are reliable reports tonight that the Southern Workers Union is planning a protest at the Southern Regional Hospital tomorrow. Sources say that the Union is

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 00:00:29 +0000
HELLO DARKNESS, MY OLD FRIEND . . .
By: Mike Rudon Jr. – I’ve come to talk to you again! Many, many of the seven people that read my column religiously have told me that lately my writing

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% (...

Mon, 03 Sep 2018 04:08:32 +0000
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Mon, 03 Sep 2018 04:01:25 +0000
Fitting tribute to a true patriot
Peter Ray BloodPublished: Monday, September 3, 2018The audience was larger but some patrons are saying that last month’s Tribute to a Patriot concert, hosted last month by the South Central Zone of Tuco, at the Southern Academy for the Perform...

Mon, 03 Sep 2018 03:55:44 +0000
Petrotrin: An economic SoE needed
Published: Monday, September 3, 2018Having read closely two recent articles on the Petrotrin crisis written by Raffique Shah, I would like to add to the chorus of voices expressing grave concerns as to the economic future of Trinidad and Tobago ...

Mon, 03 Sep 2018 03:44:31 +0000
Is TTT a viable Enterprise?
Published: Monday, September 3, 2018Just when you thought that the multi-billion-dollar failure of Petrotrin would have taught our Government a lesson, which is, that Government should not be involved in running any business that competes with f...

Unasur

Tue, 28 Aug 2018 07:38:00 GMT
Unasur will decide on removal of Nestor Kirchner's statue at its headquarters in Quito
An Ecuadorian lawmaker has called for the removal of a statue of Argentine ex president Nestor Kirchner from the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) Secretariat Headquarters in the city of Mitad del Mundo, close to Quito.

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...

Uruguay

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 06:50:00 GMT
Uruguay expects 172 calls this 2018/19 cruise season, a 24% increase
Uruguay is expecting 172 cruise calls this season, of which 105 in Montevideo and 67 in the Atlantic resort of Punta del Este, representing a 24% increase over the 2017/2018 season. This includes the arrival of three new cruise...

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 17:56:00 GMT
Uruguay's wind energy revolution highlighted in leading yearly report
Uruguay ranks second in the world among eolic-energy producing countries with a 40.1% share and is the only non-European nation in a top position, according to a report by the SEG Ingeniería consultancy firm.

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 08:08:00 GMT
Falklands announces winners of the student competition to visit the Islands
The Falkland Islands Government and the British Embassies in Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay and Chile announce the winners of the 2018-2019 student competition to visit the Falkland Islands.

Sat, 13 Oct 2018 08:02:00 GMT
Uruguay and Argentina elected to the UN Human Rights Council
The General Assembly on Friday elected 18 States to the Human Rights Council, the United Nations body responsible for promoting and protecting all human rights around the globe, among which Uruguay and Argentina.

Wed, 10 Oct 2018 16:59:00 GMT
Gold medal of 1930 Uruguay world football champion keeper to be auctioned
The gold medal belonging to Uruguay's 1930 goalkeeper Enrique Ballesteros is set to draw the spotlight Wednesday at Montevideo's Bavastro auction house.

Venezuela

Fri, 19 Oct 2018 18:15:00 GMT
Ecuador, Venezuela sever diplomatic ties due to improper accusations
The government of President Lenin Moreno Thursday expelled Venezuela's ambassador in Quito and the Nicolás Maduro regime hit back by ordering the Ecuadorian chargé d'affairs out of Caracas. Ambassador Carol Delgado was sent b...

Sat, 13 Oct 2018 11:06:00 GMT
Student leader banished from Venezuela; pressures rise by case Alban
Activist Lorent Gomez Saleh has been freed and secretly transferred by Venezuelan authorities to the international airport of Maiquetía, one hour from Caracas, to be “referred” to Spain.

Fri, 12 Oct 2018 08:47:00 GMT
International condemnation of Venezuelan government over suspicious death of elected councilor
Questions and condemnation of Venezuela's leadership poured in this week following the suspicious death of an opposition councilman and activist who authorities say evaded justice by throwing himself from the 10th floor of poli...

Thu, 11 Oct 2018 08:58:00 GMT
Conditions in Venezuelan prisons are “beyond monstrous” claims UN human rights office
Conditions in Venezuela’s prisons are “beyond monstrous”, the UN human rights office, OHCHR, said, before calling for an independent and transparent investigation into the death of a leading political opponent of the Gove...

Wed, 10 Oct 2018 11:59:00 GMT
Chile's President says Bolsonaro's plan is "what Brazil needs"
Chilean President Sebastián Piñera Tuesday welcomed Brazilian far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro's economic plan and explained it is what the largest economy in the region needs.

Venezuela Analysis

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 10:16:00 -0400
Blockading Venezuela: The Linchpin of the US Strategy of Aggression
Sanctions now form a key part of what is a strategic plan by the US to ruin the Venezuelan economy, says Tim Young.

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 22:34:00 -0400
Venezuela’s Maduro Meets Commune Leaders, Calls for Devolution of State Power
The president asked for forgiveness for his government’s “halfhearted” progress in advancing towards the communal state, pledging to go beyond mere “speeches and applause” to empower the communes.

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 15:37:00 -0400
Former Venezuelan Vice President: Produce Yes, Privatize No
Elias Jaua Milano questions if recent trends to part-privatize state-owned industries is really the way to increase national productive capacity.

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 10:25:00 -0400
Venezuela Opens Country's First-Ever Coltan Concentration Plant
The Venezuelan government has agreed on a deal to mine coltan in the state of Bolivar — in the largest ore concentration plant in Latin America.

Fri, 19 Oct 2018 08:18:00 -0400
Privatizing Oil in Venezuela? A Conversation with Victor Hugo Majano
A researcher examines the political and economic issues surrounding the current trend towards privatizations in a besieged Venezuela.

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