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Sat, 21 Oct 2017 18:00:00 GMT
Autopsy shows body found is missing Santiago Maldonado and has no signs of violence
The corpse found in Chubut River, in Argentine Patagonia, is Santiago Maldonado, it was confirmed late Friday by family members who recognized his body tattoos. Santiago lived in El Bolsón, a paradise for hippies in middle of ...

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 07:05:00 GMT
Family confirm body recovered in Argentine Patagonia is that of missing activist
The body recovered from a river bed in southern Argentina is that of a missing activist who disappeared two months ago during a police operation, his brother confirmed on Friday. Santiago Maldonado, a 28-year-old tattoo artist,...

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 06:03:00 GMT
A Rose for Peace presented the Falklands by Argentine students
The large number of Argentine visitors to the Falkland Islands this week included pupils of the Don Bosco College in Ensenada. Having spent the first full day of their stay visiting the military cemeteries at Darwin and San Car...

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 07:52:00 GMT
Election campaign suspended in Argentina following discovery of a body presumed to be missing protestor
Major parties running in Sunday’s mid-term congressional election in Argentina suspended their campaigns on Wednesday after a body, thought to be that of a young protester who went missing more than two months ago, was found ...

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 07:47:00 GMT
Judges order arrest of a key official from Cristina Fernandez on alleged fraud
Three Argentine judges ordered that a key official in former President Cristina Fernandez's government be detained as part of a probe into an alleged case of fraud. The request to detain former planning minister and current law...

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

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 12:02:08 EDT
Milo Butler teams up with US-based vendor JM Smucker to donate to Bahamas Red Cross Hurricane Relief
In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, Milo Butler Distributors has partnered with its vendor JM Smucker to bring relief to residents in the southern Bahamas. The US-based com...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 00:37:09 EDT
Early Signs of Breast Cancer you shouldn’t ignore, how to recognize symptoms
Did you know that one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime? The fact that is even more important than the somewhat startling statistic is th...

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 14:02:05 EDT
Bahamas 3-Day Weather Forecast for Saturday, October 21st
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Sat, 21 Oct 2017 06:55:57 EDT
PM Minnis commends LJM Maritime Academy for ‘Global Vision’ in Hosting International Maritime Conference
Primer Minister, Dr. the Hon. Hubert A. Minnis commended officials at the Lowell J. Mortimer Maritime Academy (LJMMA) for their “global vision” in hosting the Academy’s first-ever International Maritime Conference. The Conference was held...

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 18:53:49 EDT
‘Pricewaterhouse Coopers Executives Make courtesy call on Minister of Labour’
Executives of Pricewaterhouse Coopers, one of the country’s leading and trusted accounting firms made a courtesy call on the Minister of Labour, Senator the Hon. Dion Fou...

Barbados Nation News

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 10:00:00 -0400
Grenada gets CDB funding for road project
Grenada is to receive a grant of £930 000 from the Barbados-based Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) to prepare a feasibility study and detailed designs for the upgrade of the western road corridor.  ... ...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 09:00:00 -0400
Bitcoin soars to record high above $6 000
NEW YORK – Bitcoin surged to a record high of more than $6 000 on Friday, pushing its market capitalisation to $100 billion at one point, as investors continued to bet on an asset that has a limited supply... ...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 08:00:00 -0400
Parliament gives nod to amendment to legislation regarding marijuana use
BELMOPAN, BELIZE – The Belize Parliament has given the green light to the amendment of the Misuse of Drugs Act with bipartisan support. The Dean Barrow government had in August piloted the amendment... ...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 07:00:00 -0400
Madrid to impose direct rule in Catalonia to quash independence bid
MADRID/BARCELONA – The Spanish government will impose direct rule on Catalonia, it said on Saturday, in an unprecedented move that brought thousands of people who voted for independence onto to the streets... ...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 00:06:00 -0400
Be warned!
International investors have been warned that Barbados is “in critical condition”. They were also told that the Government and the private sector are so “terrified” about the consequences of a foreign... ...

Belize Times

Bolpress (sp)

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 14:34:12 +0000
Bolivia hacia la transición democrática del 2019: La agenda 21F
En un contexto de repudio generalizado ante el nuevo intento gubernamental para prorrogarse en el poder en forma indefinida, en la ciudad de La Paz a mediados del mes de septiembre, se presentó la denominada Agenda 21F[i]/ que cuenta con el respaldo...

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 07:58:55 +0000
Caso Maldonado: “Si es el cuerpo de Santiago, la impresión que tenemos es que lo plantaron”
Buenos Aires, (Agencia Paco Urondo).- Fuentes judiciales informaron que se encontró un cuerpo en el río Chubut. Se especula con que pueda ser Santiago Maldonado, el joven que desapareció hace más de dos meses después de una brutal represión de ...

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:29:03 +0000
Exministra de ‘Goni’ dice que Mesa participó de “todas las cosas” que pasaron en ‘octubre negro’
(ABI).- Mirtha Quevedo, que fue ministra del expresidente Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada, ‘Goni’, afirmó que Carlos Mesa participó de “todas las cosas” que pasaron durante el denominado ‘octubre negro’ en 2003, cuand...

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 01:51:09 +0000
Eduardo León revela que Zuleta y Fortún inventaron trama de presunto hijo de Evo
(ABI).- El jurista Eduardo León confirmó que el “caso Zapata”, montado para vulnerar la legitimidad de Evo Morales, contuvo una mentira, basada en la existencia de un menor presunto hijo del presidente con una mujer, Gabriela Zapata, qu...

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 13:18:48 +0000
Zuleta: Abogado León recibió $us 60 mil para campaña política contra Evo
(Cambio).- El abogado Wálter Zuleta, prófugo de la justicia por el caso Gabriela Zapata, habría escrito ayer en su cuenta de Facebook que su colega Eduardo León cobró 60 mil dólares para dañar la imagen del presidente Evo Morales. De acuerdo c...

Brazil

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 20:53:00 GMT
"Untouchable" Temer does it again: Brazilian congress will support his full presidential mandate
A Brazilian congressional committee on Wednesday voted against making President Michel Temer stand trial on corruption charges. The 39-26 vote by the justice committee in the lower house was non-binding but gives Temer politica...

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 07:37:00 GMT
Brazilian Senate challenges Supreme Court and returns suspended lawmaker
The Senate on Tuesday rejected a decision of Brazil's top court and returned a suspended lawmaker to his post, in what critics said was the latest self-protection move by politicians accused of corruption.

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 12:16:00 GMT
Federal audit freezes Rousseff and Gabrielli assets over losses in refinery purchase
Brazil's federal audit court ordered a freeze of former President Dilma Rousseff's assets as well as those of José Sérgio Gabrielli, ex-head of state-run oil company Petrobras, over a US$580 million loss in the 2006 purchase ...

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 14:56:00 GMT
Swiss prosecutors will help with 2016 Rio Olympics corruption investigation
Federal prosecutors in Switzerland have agreed to help Brazilian authorities investigating Olympic official Carlos Nuzman, who is suspected of vote-buying in a corruption conspiracy linked to the Rio de Janeiro Games.

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 13:36:00 GMT
Giant meatpacker owners involved in insider trading could lose plea bargain deal with prosecutors
Brazil’s police investigation into insider trading by the owners of the world’s largest meatpacker JBS SA has found that they made a profit by taking financial positions before details of their plea bargain deal with prosec...

Caribbean

2017-09-02
Hurricane Irma turns westward with 120-mph winds
MIAMI, USA -- Hurricane Irma maintained its category 3 status on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale on Friday and is forecast to remain a powerful hurricane for days, as it turned westwards as expected. According to the National Hurricane Center...

2017-09-02
US Coast Guard sets Port Condition Four for Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Effective 1 pm on Thursday, the US Coast Guard Captain of the Port San Juan set Port Condition Four for Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. The maritime community was strongly urged to remain vigilant and take the necessar...

2017-09-02
Public trust in justice further eroded with arrest of former Trinidad and Tobago attorney general
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad -- It's not unusual for politicians to steal the spotlight from one another, but residents of Trinidad and Tobago probably didn't expect it to happen quite so fast. On August 29, former attorney general Anand Ramlogan was arre...

2017-09-02
New senator, new education minister in Grenada cabinet reshuffle
ST GEORGE'S, Grenada (GIS) -- Senator Simon Stiell has been promoted to a full government minister in Grenada as part of a minor cabinet reshuffle announced on Wednesday. Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell said Stiell is being elevated to the minister ...

2017-09-02
US federal judge orders former president's extradition to Panama
MIAMI, USA -- A US magistrate judge in Miami has entered a final order on the government's motion for a certificate to extradite former president Ricardo Martinelli to Panama. In a 93-page opinion, the court found: (1) Valid extradition treaties exis...

Colombia

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 07:26:14 +0000
Medellin barely prevents premature release of admitted Pablo Escobar heir
An admitted heir of Pablo Escobar’s former enforcer army, the Oficina de Envigado, was almost released from prison after a judge surprisingly revoked his homicide conviction. Medellin’s prosecution office was… Read more Medell...

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 15:15:47 +0000
UN expresses concern over failures in FARC reintegration process
Failures in the reintegration part of Colombia’s peace process pose a risk to society and threaten a peace deal with FARC guerrillas signed almost a year ago, a senior United… Read more UN expresses concern over failures in FARC rei...

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 14:27:36 +0000
Pressure on Colombia to forcibly eradicate coca could spur human rights violations: think tank
US support for Colombia’s peace process will backfire unless counter-narcotics policies are implemented with much greater patience, according to a new report from a major Colombian think tank. According to… Read more Pressure on Colombi...

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 13:35:36 +0000
10 arrested in central Colombia for torturing disabled children
Ten people were arrested after authorities found out that mentally challenged children were tied down and drugged in a government-contracted private clinic, authorities said Thursday. The ten worked in a mental… Read more 10 arrested in ...

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 12:30:40 +0000
How to cheat Colombia’s elections: The ‘machinery’
Establishment candidate and Colombia’s former president German Vargas is reportedly collecting favors from state officials to obtain the signatures to run in the 2018 presidential election. According to Ibague-based paper… Read more...

Colombia Bogota

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 11:34:56 +0000
Eighty Six: A Bogotá speakeasy where cocktails do the talking
A “speakeasy” in Quinta Camacho serves one of a kind cocktails by master mixologist and founder Gonzalo Marín.

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:53:35 +0000
B Capital: A night of fashion for Bogotá (Gallery)
Photographs from the opening night of B Capital by Inexmoda in Bogotá.

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:20:29 +0000
Taking the plunge to live in Santa Marta. How much for priceless sunsets?
Feel like trading in stressful Bogotá for a place in the sun? Santa Marta may be within your budget with sunsets included.

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 20:22:51 +0000
B Capital gears up for catwalks and Bogotá’s fashion meets film experience
The three-day fashion event B Capital connects leading designers with consumers, and this year, premieres a host of fashion films.

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 14:29:40 +0000
Avianca issues striking pilots ultimatum as carrier hires foreign crews
Almost a month after 730 Avianca pilots walked-off the job, the nation's largest carrier has issued an ultimatum to the union.

Costa Rica News

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 07:49:09 +0000
“Truce In The Rains” Not To Be Repeated This Week, Says Weather Service
After a week of no rain throughout most of the country, the rains did return on Saturday as forecast by the national weather service, but not with the intensity expected. On Saturday, the Instituto Meteorológico Nacional (IMN) – National Meteo...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 07:42:49 +0000
From Anguish to Ecstasy in 90 Minutes
The moment Kendall Waston scored the goal in the last few minutes of the game, officially qualifying the Costa Rica national team for the  2018 FIFA World Cup Russia.   #costarica #futbol De la angustia al éxtasis en 90 minutos #estadio #purav...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 06:48:50 +0000
JetBlue Flight To Costa Rica Turned Around After Dog Escapes In Brooklyn
Friday morning, on the tarmac at New York’s La Guardia airport on a flight to Costa Rica, Gwen Wunderlich, 41, got a frantic call from her dog walker, saying that Cash, her adopted 6-year-old Chow Chow mix, had somehow wriggled out of his colla...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 05:40:31 +0000
Nate Death Toll Rises To 14
The most up-to-date information from the Comisión Nacional de Emergencias (CNE) – National Emergency Commission and the Organismo de Investigación Judicial (OIJ) – Judicial Investigation Agency – has brought to 14 the number of fa...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 05:22:10 +0000
A Varied Art Exhibition on Cuban Culture Day in Costa Rica
A varied sample of Cuban art touched the nearly two hundred people attending the celebration of Cuban Culture Day in Costa Rica, held at Instituto de Mexico in San Jose, on Saturday. “Pax de deux de Cascanueces” performed by Costa Rican d...

Dominica News online

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 23:42:11 +0000
Announcement from National Co-operative Credit Union LTD (NCCU)
The National Cooperative Credit Union Ltd (NCCU) has formalised a package of recovery relief measures in keeping with its commitment to assist members and help stimulate national recovery following the passage of Hurricane Maria on September 19, 2017...

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:13:50 +0000
Announcement: Commonwealth of Dominica Ontario Association
The following is an announcement from the  Commonwealth of Dominica Ontario Association (CDOA): VOLUNTEERS NEEDED URGENTLY  Loading another container tomorrow at Twilight Unit 10, 55 Nugget in Scarborough. Bring your gloves if you can. We need...

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 14:11:52 +0000
DIGICEL SERVICE RESUMES IN MARIGOT
Roseau, Dominica: Digicel customers in Marigot, home to the Douglas Charles Airport, are now re-connected to the network. Service has already resumed for customers in: Woodfordhill, Wesley, Anse Du Mai, Anse Sol Dat, Campbell, Layou Valley and sectio...

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 14:05:13 +0000
DATES CHANGE FOR #D4DAY MATCH BETWEEN PRIDE, HURRICANES
JOHN’S, Antigua– Cricket West Indies advisedon Friday that it has approved a change to the dates for the Barbados Pride home match against Leeward Islands Hurricanes in the Digicel Regional 4-Day Championship. The match will now be contested on...

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 18:49:08 +0000
OAS and Colorado State University offer study opportunities
CHARLESTOWN NEVIS (October 19, 2017) — The Human Resources Department is pleased to inform you that the Organization of American States (OAS) in collaboration with Colorado State University invites interested persons to apply for scholarships...

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)

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Oro de Larecaja es explotado por chinos y colombianos
Intensa actividad de cooperativas mineras de China y Colombia para la extracción de oro boliviano existe en el sector de Mayaya y Teoponte de la provincia Larecaja de La Paz y según denunciaron a EL DIARIO comunarios, no se sabe si es legal o no. A...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Rajoy anunció elecciones en Cataluña
El Gobierno de Mariano Rajoy aprobó ayer convocar a elecciones adelantadas en Cataluña en un plazo de seis meses o “en cuanto se recupere la normalidad”; cesar al presidente de la Generalitat, Carles Puigdemont, al vicepresidente, Oriol Junquer...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400
La voz de Zulma Yugar hizo soñar a los paceños
Con el auspicio de EL DIARIO, “Decano de la Prensa Nacional”, anoche la “Embajadora del Folklore Boliviano”, Zulma Yugar, hizo gala de su magnífica voz, sentimiento nacional y hermosas canciones, en un recital efectuado en el teatro 16 de ...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Cocaleros denunciaron abusos en La Asunta
Cocaleros del sector de La Asunta, en Los Yungas de La Paz, denunciaron que efectivos de la Fuerza de Tarea Conjunta (FTC) incurrieron en abusos y maltrato durante la erradicación efectuada el pasado viernes. La acción derivó en la aprehensión de...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Sólo con autorización podrían ingresar extranjeros a Bolivia
Extranjeros que no habrían obtenido visas consulares de Bolivia en el exterior podrían ingresar al país con sólo una autorización, según establece el proyecto de ley 224 que modifica al menos 12 artículos de la Ley de Migración Nº 370, que f...

El Nuevo Diario (sp)

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 10:52:00 -0600
Macri pide prudencia y dejar trabajar a la justicia en caso de Maldonado - El Nuevo Diario
El presidente de Argentina, Mauricio Macri, pidió hoy "prudencia" en el caso de Santiago Maldonado, cuyo cadáver fue hallado e identificado esta semana tras pasar 80 días desaparecido, e insistió en que hay que d...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 10:41:25 -0600
Presentan acusación contra supuestos asesinos del comerciante Dervin Sobalvarro - El Nuevo Diario
La Fiscalía ha presentado acusación contra cuatro de los siete implicados en el secuestro y posterior asesinato del comerciante Derwin Sobalvarro Baldelomar. Los acusados presentes en la audiencia preliminar son: Roberto Miranda Mart&i...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 10:34:46 -0600
Destacan que Facebook es la mejor plataforma para que mipymes hagan negocios - El Nuevo Diario
Expertos en comunicación destacaron hoy en Santo Domingo que Facebook es la mejor plataforma para que las micro, pequeñas y medianas empresas (Mipymes) hagan negocios, por ser la única que permite crear una página empresar...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 10:23:00 -0600
OMS decide anular nombramiento de Mugabe como embajador de Buena Voluntad - El Nuevo Diario
La Organización Mundial de la Salud (OMS) anunció hoy que su director general decidió anular la designación del presidente de Zimbabue, Robert Mugabe, como embajador de Buena Voluntad de esta institución. «He...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 10:10:26 -0600
Evo Morales acusa a Chile de tratar de torcer historia sobre tema marítimo - El Nuevo Diario
El presidente de Bolivia, Evo Morales, acusó hoy a Chile de intentar "torcer la historia" sobre la centenaria reclamación marítima boliviana, al recordar la fundación de un puerto que era parte del territorio per...

Falkland Islands / Malvinas

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 06:03:00 GMT
A Rose for Peace presented the Falklands by Argentine students
The large number of Argentine visitors to the Falkland Islands this week included pupils of the Don Bosco College in Ensenada. Having spent the first full day of their stay visiting the military cemeteries at Darwin and San Car...

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 05:18:00 GMT
Some thoughts about the 9 November Falklands' general election
By John Fowler - At the time of going to press, so far sixteen brave or foolhardy souls have declared their candidature for the General Election. This is one more than in 2013 and may be the most ever. With an average age of le...

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 20:30:00 GMT
Jellyfish, major source of food of Falklands' black browed albatrosses, says scientific research
The humble jellyfish has been found to be a major source of food for albatrosses which inhabit the Southern Ocean, new research has discovered.

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 07:27:00 GMT
Falklands welcomes the registry of a new freezer trawler
The Falkland Islands Executive Council this week welcomed the registration of the new Falklands fishing vessel freezer trawler Monteferro belonging to Kalamar Ltd. MLA Mike Summers said: “This is the second major private sect...

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:51:00 GMT
Catalogue of errors and failings that sank Falklands' warship HMS Sheffield
A string of errors and failings that ended in the sinking of HMS Sheffield during the Falklands war has been disclosed after 35 years. Twenty people died and 26 were injured when the destroyer was hit by an Argentine Exocet mis...

Honduras News

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...

Tue, 18 Apr 2017 22:40:53 +0000
“A Nation Misunderstood”
The sun beats down. It does so fiercely. At this moment however, I remain cool . I happen to be sitting below the kind, encompassing shade of a large Palm tree. Crisp, white grains of sand slide between my toes as I stand up. I do so in the attempt t...

Jamaica Gleaner

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Advantage JLP! - Trinidad pollster projects Dunn victory but says Alexis not out of it; Fake poll, says PNP
With one week to go before voters in South East St Mary go to the polls in a by-election, Trinidadian pollster Derek Ramsamooj is projecting a victory for the Jamaica Labour Party's Dr Norman Dunn, but he has warned the JLP that its win is not...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0500
... Comrades dismiss poll which shows Alexis heading for defeat
The People's National Party (PNP) has scoffed at the findings of a Jamaica Labour Party (JLP)-commissioned opinion poll reportedly done in South East St Mary.The findings of the poll, released last week by Trinidadian pollster Derek Ramsamooj, show...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Editors' Forum | Punished for being positive - Some companies still dismissing employees because they have HIV
Thirty-five years after Jamaica confirmed its first case of HIV/AIDS and five years after the National Workplace Policy on HIV and AIDS was approved by both Houses of Parliament, some Jamaican employers are continuing to dismiss persons who test......

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Editors' Forum | Partners of 'players' face huge HIV risk - Persons in committed relationships and promiscuous MSMs in equal danger
The Jamaica AIDS Support for Life (JASL) is warning Jamaicans that persons in committed relationships with cheating partners are just as susceptible to contracting HIV as the most vulnerable group, men who have sex with men (MSM).The JASL's positio...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 00:21:59 -0500
Coronation Market vendors welcome ZOSO on their doorsteps
Vendors in the Coronation Market in downtown Kingston reported sales being slow yesterday, the first big market day since Denham Town, which is just metres away, was declared the second zone of special operations (ZOSO).But despite the negative...

Jamaica Observer

Jamaica Star

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 09:00:00 -0500
Mother burns four-year-old son with hot fork
A woman who is charged with cruelty to a child after she used a hot fork to burn her four-year-old son across his back was sent for psychiatric evaluation when she appeared in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court yesterday.It is alleged that on......

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 09:00:00 -0500
Brother beats pregnant sister
A 29-year-old man was sentenced to six months' imprisonment after wounding his pregnant sister in the head because she scolded her son.Courtney McLarty pleaded guilty when he appeared in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court yesterday.McLarty told....

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 09:00:00 -0500
Selector on murder charge granted bail
Bail in the sum on $1,000,000 was offered to a disc jockey when he appeared in the Manchester Parish Court yesterday.Asaunie Roberts, 29, is charged with the murder of Kirkland Satchell and the wounding with intent of Noel Dawkins.Senior parish...

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 09:00:00 -0500
Partially burnt, headless body found
The Denham police are seeking the public's assistance in identifying the body of a male that was found in Hopeful Village, Arnett Gardens, Kingston 13, on October 3.The body is of brown complexion, medium build and is about 162 centimetres (5 feet 4....

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 09:00:00 -0500
Unclaimed guns to be destroyed - <I>Montague</I>
The Minister of National Security Robert Montague says one of his mandate to the new board members of the Firearm Licensing Authority (FLA) is to properly audit all uncollected firearms.He said that some of the unclaimed firearms that have been left....

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)

Mon, 10 Jul 2017 11:18:28 +0000
Dragon Ball Super: una imagen ‘ultra realista’ de Bills, causa asombro en redes sociales [FOTO]
¡Alerta de Spoiler! Con los recientes acontecimientos que se han suscitado en Dragon Ball Super, los millones de seguidores, con que ya cuenta en todo el mundo, quedaron ansiosos y hasta asombrados, por los recientes acontecimientos suscitados en ...

Mon, 10 Jul 2017 10:00:01 +0000
“Creo que la clave del éxito es la disciplina económica”
<p>Pese a su dura infancia y el abandono de su padre, en dos oportunidades, José Aroni no se amilanó ante los problemas de la vida. Hace 16 años su vida dio un giro de 360 grados después de dejar la arquitectura y abocarse de lleno a la coc...

Mon, 10 Jul 2017 10:00:01 +0000
Hora peruana
<p>El fujimorismo pide un indulto humanitario. Los ánimos ciudadanos se comienzan a caldear, se inicia un nuevo proceso de polarización. Kenji se convierte en el lado amable de la oposición, se presenta fresco y con humor generando simpatía...

Mon, 10 Jul 2017 10:00:01 +0000
Horóscopo de hoy Lunes 10 de Julio y lo que te trae tu signo
<p>Aries: 21 mar. 20 abr.</p><p>Tendrás que ser reservado para evitar que la competencia pretenda entorpecer tus labores. </p><p>tauro: 21 abr. 21 may.</p><p>Es importante que no dejes ningún detalle de lad...

Mon, 10 Jul 2017 10:00:01 +0000
“Sudakas – Stand Up Comedy” en el Jazz Zone
<p>A divertirse. Cuatro comediantes de Argentina, Colombia, Perú y Venezuela exponen sus aventuras y desventuras como extranjeros en una ciudad como Lima. Cada quien asume la ciudad a su manera. Actúan Pablo Rodríguez Castro (Argentina), la...

Latin America

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 01:45:00 GMT
Uruguay's football caught between a rock and a hard place
Soccer passionate Uruguay is again with no matches this weekend in the local major leagues and could be for several weeks, because of a conflict between professional players demanding to remove the authorities of their associat...

Sat, 14 Oct 2017 20:42:00 GMT
IMF: Latin America must crack down on corruption and improve governance
Latin American and Caribbean governments need to crack down on corruption in order to make their economies more durable and the benefits of growth more widespread, the International Monetary Fund said on Friday.

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 12:16:00 GMT
Bolivians in the streets reject president Morales attempt to a fourth running reelection
Thousands of Bolivians took to the streets to protest against President Evo Morales’ attempt to get re-elected despite the fact that the constitution does not allow for a fourth consecutive term. The demonstrations that to...

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 15:28:00 GMT
Messi qualifies Argentina to the World Cup and Brazil KOs Chile
Lionel Messi fired Argentina into the World Cup with a brilliant hat-trick on Tuesday as South American champions Chile suffered a shock elimination. Messi single-handedly resurrected Argentina’s hopes in a 3-1 win over Ecuad...

Sun, 08 Oct 2017 07:52:00 GMT
Guyana en route to become a top oil producer in Latin America
Exxon Mobil Corp. has discovered more oil on the Staborek block offshore Guyana, northeast South America, with the Turbot-1 well. ExxonMobil affiliate Esso Exploration and Production Guyana Ltd. began drilling the Turbot-1 well...

Mercosur

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 07:39:00 GMT
Mercosur/EU trade deal again faces French foot dragging with Irish support
France will propose changing the European Commission’s mandate to negotiate a trade deal with Mercosur bloc to include food safety provisions, its envoy to Brazil said on this week.

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 02:48:00 GMT
Aerolineas Argentinas suspends flights to Venezuela because of security concerns
Aerolineas Argentinas has become the latest carrier to suspend flights to Caracas. The company said it had concerns over security in Venezuela because of increasing criminal violence and political uncertainty. It joins dozens o...

Mon, 02 Oct 2017 11:53:00 GMT
Uruguay foreign minister will meet UK's Boris Johnson next Monday in London
Uruguay's foreign minister Rodolfo Nin Novoa announced he will be meeting foreign secretary Boris Johnson next Monday, in London to address Brexit consequences and Uruguay's interest is reaching a trade agreement with the UK. A...

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 18:32:00 GMT
Argentina 2018 budget bill forecasts growth of 3.5% and 15.7% inflation
Argentina’s 2018 budget bill forecasts economic growth of 3.5% next year and average annual inflation of 15.7%, Treasury Minister Nicolas Dujovne told Congress. The bill proposes a 2018 primary fiscal deficit of 3.2% of gross...

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 19:57:00 GMT
Irish and French farmers warn about Mercosur/EU beef negotiations
News of a potential offer of a tariff rate quota for 85,000 tons of beef in the Mercosur/European Union negotiations has triggered a dismayed reaction from the ICSA’s (Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association’s) Beef ...

Newsroom Panama

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 00:03:45 +0000
Assembly luxury car splurge under attack

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 23:54:49 +0000
Big drug bust off Los  Santos

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 22:09:27 +0000
Assembly trio gets 5 luxury cars for $306,832

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 18:09:14 +0000
Cop caught with 49 packets of drugs

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 12:23:15 +0000
MEDIA WATCH: Return of socialism and will it last?

Paraguay

Thu, 05 Oct 2017 08:18:00 GMT
Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay launch bid to host the 2030 World Cup
Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay formally launched South America’s three-nation bid to host the 2030 World Cup on Wednesday and said Argentina would likely host the majority of the tournament’s stadiums. The presidents of th...

Sat, 02 Sep 2017 11:55:00 GMT
Paraguayan guerrillas kidnap two Mennonite farmers in less than two weeks
A Paraguayan guerrilla group kidnapped on Friday a young Mennonite farmer in central Paraguay in an area where similar abductions have taken place. Bernard Blatz Friessen, 22, was driving a pickup while his father followed in a...

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 05:11:00 GMT
Mercosur farmers will continue to vaccinate against foot and mouth disease
Mercosur Federation of Rural Associations consider inconvenient that the region should cease to vaccinate cattle against foot and mouth disease.

Tue, 04 Jul 2017 02:57:00 GMT
Announcement in Madrid: EU-Mercosur deal likely by end of year
European Union (EU) Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström said Monday in Madrid that the EU bloc “hopes to announce a political agreement for this Christmas in Buenos Aires” with Mercosur “even though technical aspects r...

Tue, 04 Jul 2017 02:49:00 GMT
Bolivia's YPFB wins bid to sell LPG to Paraguay
Yacimientos Petrolíferos Fiscales Bolivianos (YPFB) CEO Oscar Barriga announced Monday that the state company will export 4,000 tons of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) to Paraguay.

Peru al Dia (sp)

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 22:27:37 +0000
El Gobierno destinó S/ 37 millones para la visita del sumo pontífice
El gobierno destinó más de S/ 37 millones para la visita del papa Francisco al Perú entre el 18 y el 21 de enero a Lima, Trujillo y Puerto Maldonado. Mediante decreto supremo 292-2017, del Ministerio de Economía (MEF), asignó S/ 25.8 millones al...

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 22:10:12 +0000
Aerolínea de respaldo estadounidense operará en el Perú
Con el respaldo financiero del fondo de inversiones Indigo Partners LLC., de los Estados Unidos, la línea aérea JetSMART operará en corto tiempo en el Perú con el modelo de negocio Ultra Low Cost Carrier, que le permitirá ofrecer tarifas ultra-b...

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 21:20:30 +0000
Día del Cine: Podrás ver cualquier película por solo S/5
Con motivo de celebrarse  este viernes 20 de octubre, el Día del Cine, todas las salas ofrecerán descuentos y promociones. La entrada a cualquier película, sin tomar en cuenta el tiempo de estreno, costará S/5. Cinemark, UVK, Cineplanet, entre o...

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 20:58:27 +0000
SBS propone adelanto para deudos de afiliados
En la actualidad, cuando un afiliado a las AFP fallece, la entidad le pide a los deudos un declaratoria de herederos para que ellos puedan recibir la pensión de sobrevivencia. No obstante, tramitar este documento requiere cierta complejidad para cad...

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 20:29:32 +0000
Marcelo Odebrecht responderá por anotación de Keiko Fujimori
El empresario brasileño Marcelo Odebrecht aceptó declarar ante las autoridades peruanas por la anotación que fue hallada en su agenda electrónica y que involucra a la ex candidata presidencial keiko Fujimori. El fiscal José Perez viajará a Bras...

Radio Habana (sp)

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 12:29:58 -0400
Amigos de Cuba en EE.UU rechazan bloqueo y restricciones de viajes
La Habana, 22 oct (RHC) Amigos de Cuba concluirán hoy una reunión de dos días celebrada en la ciudad norteamericana de Seattle, para ratificar la voluntad de continuar su trabajo solidario contra el injusto bloqueo económico, financiero y comer...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 11:44:38 -0400
Intensificarán cubanos residentes en Europa acciones contra bloqueo
La Habana, 22 oct (RHC) Los participantes en el duodécimo encuentro de cubanos residentes en Europa se comprometieron este domingo a intensificar las acciones a favor del levantamiento del bloqueo económico, financiero y comercial de Estados Unido...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 10:16:28 -0400
Siembran árboles por aniversarios de la ONU y Día de la Cultura Cubana
La Habana, 22 oct (RHC) Posturas de árboles de caoba, algarroba y almendro de la India fueron sembrados hoy en la capital cubana con motivo de los aniversarios 72 de la ONU, 70 de la Asociación Cubana de las Naciones Unidas, ACNU y por el Día de ...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 10:04:21 -0400
Solidaridad con Cuba es más importante que nunca, aseguran en EE.UU.
La Habana, 22 oct (RHC) Miguel Fraga, primer secretario de la embajada de Cuba en Estados Unidos, durante la conferencia anual de la Red Nacional de Solidaridad con Cuba, NNOC, agradeció a las organizaciones amigas que apoyan a su nación en el ter...

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:45:55 -0400
Arribó a Cuba Crucero por la Paz
La Habana, 21 oct (RHC) El Crucero por La Paz -Peace Boat-, arribó a puerto de La Habana con más de 700 pasajeros entre hombres, mujeres y jóvenes procedentes de los cinco continentes del mundo.

Siglo 21 (sp)

South America

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 01:45:00 GMT
Uruguay's football caught between a rock and a hard place
Soccer passionate Uruguay is again with no matches this weekend in the local major leagues and could be for several weeks, because of a conflict between professional players demanding to remove the authorities of their associat...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 00:38:00 GMT
Major scandal after Mugabe was appointed as “WHO goodwill ambassador”
In a tweet, WHO director-general Tedros Ghebreyesus said: “I'm listening. I hear your concerns. Rethinking the approach in light of WHO values. I will issue a statement as soon as possible.” Mugabe, 93, the world's oldest h...

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 18:32:00 GMT
Rajoy asks Senate to remove Catalonia leadership and call regional elections
The Spanish government moved decisively Saturday to use a previously untapped constitutional power so it can take control of Catalonia and derail the independence movement led by separatist politicians in the prosperous industr...

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 18:00:00 GMT
Autopsy shows body found is missing Santiago Maldonado and has no signs of violence
The corpse found in Chubut River, in Argentine Patagonia, is Santiago Maldonado, it was confirmed late Friday by family members who recognized his body tattoos. Santiago lived in El Bolsón, a paradise for hippies in middle of ...

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 10:12:00 GMT
UK and EU agree to protect Ireland's Good Friday Agreement and Common Travel Area
Prime minister Theresa May has repeated that the unique circumstances of North Ireland will require a specific Brexit solution. "It is vital that joint work on the peace process is not affected in any way, it is too important f...

The Dominican

Sun, 08 Oct 2017 10:26:35 GMT
Dominica Parliament holds emergency session extends state of emergency
The Dominica Parliament have voted to extend the State of Emergency on the island to December 31, 2017 following the destruction wrought by hurricane Maria.

Sun, 08 Oct 2017 09:23:37 GMT
UN Secretary General visits hurricane ravaged Dominica warns of climate change impact
The United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres is today visiting Dominica which was devastated by hurricane Maria on September 18, 2017.

Sun, 08 Oct 2017 09:22:21 GMT
Tales of bravery heroism and death in Dominica during Hurricane Maria
During this past two weeks we have heard of harrowing tales of death and survival as men pitted their strengths against the mighty winds of hurricane Maria.

Sun, 08 Oct 2017 09:20:44 GMT
A grateful Dominica welcomes overseas assistance following Maria
Relief and medical supplies continue to pour into Dominica from all over the Globe more than two weeks after the country was pulverized by 185 mile an hour winds from hurricane Maria

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 20:21:48 GMT
Maria takes aim at Dominica and other Caribbean islands battered by hurricane Irma
Tropical storm Maria was making its way through the Atlantic today Sunday and is expected to become a hurricane before affecting Dominica and other islands of the Eastern Caribbean.

The Reporter

Fri, 13 May 2016 21:30:13 +0000
Dara gets another award for his “mission”
By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Joel “Dara” Robinson, known in most sectors for his tireless effort to keep hungry schoolchildren fed, has earned another award for his “mission”, and a donation towards his effort. The philanth...

Fri, 13 May 2016 19:39:57 +0000
Study shows some over-the-counter drugs are dangerous to the brain
By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor Anticholinergic drugs, including Xanax, Zyrtec and Codeine, can cause cognitive impairment and an increased risk of dementia, according to a new study published in the journal JAMA Neurology. The study offers proof of ...

Fri, 13 May 2016 19:38:25 +0000
Police help villagers; villagers give back
By Marion Ali, Assistant Editor The San Juan village police station has a new look, courtesy a free upgrade and paint job provided late last week by the village chairman, the chairman of the San Juan water board and the villagers of that community. T...

Fri, 13 May 2016 19:37:19 +0000
Food drive in memory of “Remo” Clarke
The Kareem Clarke Memorial Fund held a food drive last weekend, the first of three annual events, in honor of the slain Kremandala journalist. Ten months after Clarke’s fatal shooting, representatives of the Fund gathered outside three Belize C...

Fri, 13 May 2016 19:35:15 +0000
Caribbean country trying out GMO mosquitoes to fight Zika
By Benjamin Flowers To address growing concerns about the Zika virus outbreak in the region, the Cayman Islands has agreed to be a testing site for genetically modified mosquitoes. The Cayman Islands Mosquito Research and Control Unit (MRCU), is work...

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% (...

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 09:42:32 +0000
Sunday Business 22nd October 2017
BGPublished: Sunday, October 22, 2017URL: http://digital.guardian.co.tt/?iid=156039#folio=56

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 09:41:29 +0000
XX Sunday 22nd October, 2017
WOWPublished: Sunday, October 22, 2017URL: http://digital.guardian.co.tt/?iid=156039#folio=24

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 09:39:37 +0000
KING, CHERYL
Published: Sunday, October 22, 2017KING, CHERYL passed away peacefully on Tuesday 17th October, 2017. Daughter of Winston King (deceased) and Sylvia King. Sister of Darryl, Zephryl, and Arlene. Aunt of Tonya, Dara, Tiffany, De Yontéand Chanté....

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 09:38:30 +0000
SEEGOBIN, KHIMCHAN
Published: Sunday, October 22, 2017SEEGOBIN, KHIMCHAN formerly of Palmyra Village departed this life on Tuesday 17th October, 2017 at the age of 66. He will be lovingly remembered as the: Husband of: Malika Seegobin Father of:Adrian Seegobin and...

Unasur

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.

Sat, 26 Mar 2016 07:03:00 GMT
Mercosur and Unasur can't agree on a statement of support for Dilma Rousseff
The attempt by Uruguay to draft a strong Mercosur and Unasur resolution in support of embattled Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff has foundered. Argentina is only prepared to express support for Brazil's institutions while Chi...

Uruguay

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 01:45:00 GMT
Uruguay's football caught between a rock and a hard place
Soccer passionate Uruguay is again with no matches this weekend in the local major leagues and could be for several weeks, because of a conflict between professional players demanding to remove the authorities of their associat...

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 07:30:00 GMT
Uruguay government announces presence of hydrocarbons in an exploratory well
The Uruguayan government announced on Friday the presence of hydrocarbons in the north west of the country, in the framework of exploratory drilling by US based Schuepbach Energy. The discovery took place in the county of Paysa...

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 08:03:00 GMT
WHO meeting in Uruguay agree on a Montevideo Roadmap for NCDs
Heads of State and Government and ministers from around the world meeting in Uruguay committed to new and bold action to reduce suffering and death from noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), primarily heart and lung diseases, cancer...

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 11:36:00 GMT
Uruguay hosts NCDs global conference organized by WHO and PAHO
Uruguay will be hosting form 18 to 20 October the global conference on Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDs) which is organized by the World Health Organization (WHO), the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), the Office of the Pr...

Thu, 05 Oct 2017 08:18:00 GMT
Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay launch bid to host the 2030 World Cup
Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay formally launched South America’s three-nation bid to host the 2030 World Cup on Wednesday and said Argentina would likely host the majority of the tournament’s stadiums. The presidents of th...

Venezuela

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 12:07:00 GMT
"Neither Venezuelans or the world will swallow this fiction" blasts opposition
Opposition leaders in Venezuela have alleged fraud after electoral authorities claimed that Nicolás Maduro’s socialist party won 17 of 24 governorships in Sunday’s regional elections. On Sunday evening, National Electoral...

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 11:10:00 GMT
Maduro declares victory in 17 of 23 states; opposition demands a recount of votes
President Nicolas Maduro’s government won a landslide victory in closely watched regional elections in Venezuela, according to official results that the opposition said were “suspicious” and rejected results. Maduro’s p...

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 20:44:00 GMT
IMF forecasts Venezuela's inflation to reach 2.300% next year and unemployment 30%
Venezuela’s triple-digit annual inflation rate is set to jump to more than 2,300% in 2018, the highest estimate for any country tracked by the International Monetary Fund.

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 11:57:00 GMT
UK and Europe closely watching Venezuelan State Governors' elections
British Minister Sir Alan Duncan expressed his concern at the deteriorating situation in Venezuela during a meeting in London on Wednesday with Venezuelan foreign minister Jorge Arreaza in London. Sir Duncan said that together...

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 02:48:00 GMT
Aerolineas Argentinas suspends flights to Venezuela because of security concerns
Aerolineas Argentinas has become the latest carrier to suspend flights to Caracas. The company said it had concerns over security in Venezuela because of increasing criminal violence and political uncertainty. It joins dozens o...

Venezuela Analysis

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 15:03:00 -0400
Report: CNE Accredited International Electoral Accompaniment Program
Read the official report back from the official CNE accredited international electoral accompaniment team following last Sunday's regional elections in Venezuela. 

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 14:57:00 -0400
Do the Venezuelan Opposition’s Cries of Fraud Stand Up to Scrutiny?
Venezuelanalysis took a deep dive into the data behind the Venezuelan opposition's allegations of electoral fraud. This is what we found.

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 12:56:00 -0400
Walter Benjamin in Venezuela
What could Venezuela learn from the writings of Walter Benjamin?

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 12:18:00 -0400
Venezuela Regional Elections: Chavismo in Triumph, Opposition in Disarray and Media in Denial
Venezuela's electoral outcome could see the opposition slide into a new era of disarray and in-fighting, Ricardo Vaz argues.

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 10:45:00 -0400
Why Chavismo Won
Taking 18 of the country’s 23 states, Chavismo demonstrated in no uncertain terms that it remains a majoritarian political force, despite nearly two years of obituaries proclaiming the end of the Bolivarian Revolution.

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