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Argentina

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 17:18:00 GMT
Argentina sacks the head of the Navy, first disciplinary action since the loss of ARA San Juan
Argentina fired the head of its navy a month after a submarine disappeared in the South Atlantic with 44 crew members onboard, a government spokesman said on Saturday. Local paper La Nacion had reported earlier, citing anonymou...

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 07:51:00 GMT
Violent protests in Buenos Aires as Congress attempted to discuss a pensions reform plan
A trade union-organized march in Buenos Aires descended into violence Thursday, with thousands of protesters clashing with police as they demanded lawmakers reject a controversial pension reform plan. Riot police used water can...

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 07:01:00 GMT
Argentina prepares to fight Zica with sterile mosquitoes by radiation
After its success in controlling a devastating fruit fly with nuclear technology, Argentina is gearing up to fight a new enemy: mosquitoes that transmit Zika, in addition to dengue and chikungunya. The method applied in both ca...

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 07:16:00 GMT
ARA San Juan: Russia's Yantar expected to return to surveying next week
The Russian Navy’s ocean survey vessel Yantar had to leave the search area for Argentina’s San Juan submarine, but is expected to return on December 19, Argentine Navy spokesman Enrique Balbi said on Wednesday.

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 05:22:00 GMT
The long shadow of Trump frustrated the WTO ministerial meeting in Argentina
The World Trade Organization meeting in Buenos Aires concluded a ministerial meeting Wednesday with nothing significant to boast -- a meager outcome for its first gathering in the Donald Trump era.

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, 17 Dec 2017 07:56:48 EDT
RBPF Grand Bahama: 2 more American females busted for drug possession
Police in Grand Bahama arrest two more American females after they were found in possession of Dangerous Drugs at the Freeport, Harbor. Reports are that on Saturday 16th December 2017 shortly after 5:00pm, two American females both ages 39 year...

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 07:31:32 EDT
Star Wars : The Last Jedi- Movie review by Rouén Robinson
A prodigy in a mystic art seeks out a master of the art in self exile to guide her in the ways of the art while fighting the lure of the master’s former apprentice. In sp...

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 00:15:11 EDT
PM says new CEB will help to ‘liberalize’ Bahamian economy; courts overseas Bahamian investors on trip to U.S. Capital
The recently passed Commercial Enterprise Bill (CEB) will help to liberalize the Bahamian economy, Prime Minister, Dr. the Hon. Hubert Minnis said Saturday. (The Bill was passed in the House of Assembly on November 22, 2017 and in the Senate on ...

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 00:04:32 EDT
Government’s economic agenda will move economy on a ‘more dynamic and sustainable’ path - PM Minnis
The Government of The Bahamas has undertaken a programme of long-term economic growth in order to reduce unemployment and to move the country’s economy along a path of “more dynamic and sustainable growth,” Prime Minister, Dr. the Hon. H...

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 15:28:09 EDT
RBPF: Police seek public’s help in locating 2 men wanted for fraud and shopbreaking
The Royal Bahamas Police Force is asking the public for help in locating two men who are wanted for questioning reference to Shop Breaking. The first suspect is 24 year ol...

Barbados Nation News

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 10:00:00 -0400
More than half of Britons now want to stay in EU says poll
EDINBURGH − A poll has found that 51 per cent of Britons would now keep European Union membership while 41 per cent want to leave the bloc, a near reversal of last year’s referendum result. The BMG... ...

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 09:00:00 -0400
US-based rating agency maintain ‘stable’ outlook for Bahamas
NEW YORK – The US-based credit ratings agency, Standard & Poor’s (S&P), has affirmed The Bahamas’ sovereign credit rating while continuing to ascribe a “stable” long-term outlook to the Caribbean country... ...

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 08:00:00 -0400
Ministry ready to assist the south coast
Minister of the Environment and Drainage, Dr Denis Lowe, has pledged his Ministry’s support in assisting with challenges currently being experienced on the south coast of Barbados. During a recent... ...

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 07:00:00 -0400
The Last Jedi cruises toward $200 million domestic debut
LOS ANGELES − Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the new film in the beloved space saga, opened with massive ticket sales that put it on track to ring up around $200 million at domestic theatres over the weekend,... ...

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 00:06:00 -0400
Lowest mortgage rates in years
Barbadians are enjoying the lowest mortgage rates in the last ten years. And, president of the Barbados Banking Association, Donna Wellington, said contrary to popular belief, interest rates on those... ...

Belize Times

Bolpress (sp)

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 14:55:08 +0000
Evo Morales se reunió con papa Francisco: agradece apoyo al proceso de cambio y Mar para Bolivia
(ABI).- El presidente boliviano Evo Morales se reunió el viernes con el papa Francisco en el Vaticano, en el quinto encuentro entre ambos jefes de Estado desde 2013, tras una emotiva reunión el líder indígena agradeció el apoyo del Pontífice al...

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 05:27:06 +0000
Evo entre las cuerdas, cuestionado por la prensa mundial
No quiero, no quiero, pero échenmela al sombrero, parece decir Morales, además de presentarse como un predestinado a la Presidencia y sin culpa porque el pueblo se lo pide. La réplica de France 24 fue que muchos dictadores dicen lo mismo, y apelan...

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 22:00:41 +0000
De los Andes a los Alpes, con el tren bioceánico en la mira
Ginebra, Suiza.- Casi 20 años atrás llegó a Ginebra como dirigente sindical cocalero en busca de la solidaridad internacional. Era entonces un actor clave de una Alianza Mundial de los Pueblos en construcción, en plena etapa de activa confrontaci...

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:23:29 +0000
Una mirada a la nutrición y seguridad alimentaria en el altiplano boliviano
Favio Mayta Chipana / CIPCA.- En Bolivia, la anemia y la desnutrición en niños y niñas menores de 5 años y en edad escolar continúa siendo uno de los principales problemas de salud pública. Se ha realizado un esfuerzo en los últimos años para...

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:14:51 +0000
Orígenes y auge del poder mafioso en Argentina
Este libro reúne una serie de textos producto de la reflexión acerca de la prolongada degradación de la sociedad argentina. Nos encontramos ante una situación que escapa a los viejos paradigmas aunque las cabezas de muchos argentinos no perciben ...

Brazil

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 14:53:00 GMT
Brazilian beef exporters expect a record year in 2018: 1.68 million tons
Brazilian beef exporters expect shipments to grow 10% in 2018 after rising an estimated 9% this year despite corruption and food safety scandals that temporarily closed off major markets. Trade group Abiec on Thursday said Braz...

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 10:56:00 GMT
Russian wheat for Brazil as Moscow and Brasilia look to increase bilateral trade
Brazil’s government published a decree laying out procedures importers will have to follow to be able to buy and unload Russian wheat in Brazil, a step aimed at improving trade ties with Moscow. The decree, which takes effect...

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 10:50:00 GMT
Brazil postpones until February 19 vote on bill to reform pensions system
The lower house of Brazil’s Congress will delay a vote on a bill trimming social security benefits until Feb. 19, Speaker Rodrigo Maia said on Thursday, pushing a decision on the cornerstone of President Michel Temer’s fisc...

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:25:00 GMT
Volkswagen reveals its role during Brazilian military dictatorship: no apologies planned
Volkswagen said on Thursday that a historian commissioned by the carmaker found that some of the security staff at Volkswagen do Brasil had cooperated with the country’s former military regime.

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 01:55:00 GMT
Brazil will join the UN peace force in Central Africa Republic with 750 troops
Brazil will join the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic, Minusca, the United Nations has announced. This is an important decision since Brasilia looks to maintain a ...

Caribbean

Colombia

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 13:18:41 +0000
Increased cocaine production in Colombia driving cocaine trafficking: Europol
European police organization Europol on Friday said that a “significant increase in production in Colombia has caused intensified trafficking activity” to the European Union. Europol made the claim in its “How… Read more Incr...

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 11:47:29 +0000
UN secretary general urges to extend troubled ELN ceasefire
United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres urged Colombia’s government and ELN guerrillas to extend a ceasefire that expires on January 8. While stressing there have been serious shortcomings, Guterres wrote… Read more UN secretary...

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 23:59:37 +0000
Colombia’s largest illegal armed group calls unilateral ceasefire
Paramilitary group AGC, the largest illegal armed group in Colombia, on Thursday announced a unilateral ceasefire while they wait for the government to prepare their surrender. President Juan Manuel Santos… Read more Colombia’s largest il...

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:47:07 +0000
Criminal influence in Colombia’s elections: It looks worse than we thought
If you are concerned about the 12 former FARC guerrillas who seek a seat in Colombia’s congress, wait until you learn about the more than sixty establishment candidates linked to… Read more Criminal influence in Colombia’s elections...

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 12:34:32 +0000
How ‘dirty’ politicians seek to maintain political control through Colombia’s elections
Family members and political clients of convicted and investigated politicians hope to win a seat in Colombia’s congress after elections in March. Virtually all the country’s political parties have proposed… Read more How ‘dir...

Colombia Bogota

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:30:41 +0000
Guaviare: A post-conflict frontier opens up to tourism
The reputation of the Guaviare department has been slighted by the coca harvest, but with a post-conflict, eco tourism is taking root.

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 13:00:13 +0000
A Christmas in Boyacá without Great Uncle Günter
Finding a lost relative in the Boyacá mountains was a Christmas wish come true for Anja. But Great Uncle Günter, exiled from his native Germany, had his share of secrets.

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 13:00:31 +0000
Endulzar la palabra: Peace and resistance in the Museo Nacional
The National Museum presents an exhibition on the importance of memory for reconciliation and told through the stories of eight indigenous groups.

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 12:07:52 +0000
Editorial: A watershed year for Colombia
A final editorial of a year that consolidated a difficult peace process with FARC and faced legal hurdles in the Congress.

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 12:00:30 +0000
Vicky Colbert of Fundación Escuela Nueva awarded the Yidan Prize for education
Vicky Colbert transformed Colombia's educational landscape when she founded the rural schools Escuela Nueva. This month, the sociologist will be awarded the first-ever Yidan Prize.

Costa Rica News

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 10:41:10 +0000
Opened In Costa Rica First Clothing Store Accepting Bitcoins
On Thursday, December 14, the first clothing store that will accept bitcoins opened in Costa Rica. Felipe Kirsch, representative of the Brazilian UV.Line franchise in Costa Rica, explained that it is the first company in Latin America to produce suns...

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 21:02:57 +0000
Costa Rica Stock Market Activity Shrinking
The failure of the Central Government’s latest effort sell bonds on the local financial market leads analysts to believe stock market activity in the country is shrinking. On Wednesday, December 13, the Ministerio de Hacienda failed to raise th...

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:36:32 +0000
The psychology of Christmas shopping
Many people see marketing as a form of manipulation, particularly around Christmas and the other retail bonanzas: Easter, Valentine’s Day, Mothers’ Day and Fathers’ Day. But rather than simply trying to trick people, the masters of marketing kn...

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 20:30:24 +0000
Central America Builds Interconnected Clean Energy Corridor
(IPS) Countries in Central America are working to strengthen their regional electricity infrastructure to boost their exchange of electricity generated from renewable sources, which are cheaper and more environmentally friendly. With the Clean Energy...

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 16:17:44 +0000
Festival of Lights Saturday, Dec. 16 At 6:00 pm
The annual “Festival de la Luz” (Festival of Lights) takes place Saturday, December 16, 2018, starting at 8:00 pm in La Sabana Park, San Jose. The holiday tradition is the biggest of all festivals for the year-end celebrations. Preparatio...

Dominica News online

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 11:12:16 +0000
BREAKING NEWS: Fr. Clement Jolly has passed
Well-known Catholic priest Fr. Clement Jolly C.Ss.R has passed away. He died at the Premium Home and Residential Care in Morne Daniel on Saturday evening. He has been sick for some time now. Fr. Jolly belonged to the world-wide religious...

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 19:00:57 +0000
Starkey Hearing Foundation sends supplies to hurricane victims of Dominica
In the wake of Hurricane Maria, the worst natural disaster on record in Dominica, Starkey Hearing Foundation is committed to helping its displaced residents. Employees from Starkey Hearing Foundation and Starkey Hearing Technologies came together wit...

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 18:46:49 +0000
CARICOM voices strong objection to new EU blacklist
The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) strongly objects to the recent labelling of some of its Member States by the European Union as Non-cooperative tax jurisdictions, CARICOM Secretary-General said Wednesday 12 December 2017. He was at the time accredit...

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 16:24:53 +0000
Darroux says Dominica should prepare for next hurricane season
With Dominica still reeling from the devastating effects of Hurricane Maria, Environment Minister, Dr. Kenneth Darroux, has warned that the island should prepare for the next hurricane season. Speaking at a Global Environment Facility Small Grants Pr...

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 15:10:23 +0000
Linton served with bankruptcy petition
  Chartered accountant, Kieron Pinard-Byrne, has instructed his attorneys to serve Opposition Leader, Lennox Linton, with a bankruptcy petition in a long-running defamation matter between. According to the petition, Linton is owing Pinard-Byrne ...

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, 17 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0400
“Proceso de cambio” declarado perpetuo
Como se anticipó durante toda la semana que concluyó, ayer se realizó la proclamación de Evo Morales y Álvaro García en Cochabamba, para que sean candidatos a las elecciones de 2019 por el Movimiento al Socialismo (MAS). El acto se efectuó ant...

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Médicos piden diálogo
Al cumplirse 24 horas de huelga de hambre en rechazo a la promulgación del nuevo Código el Sistema Penal, que contiene el polémico artículo 205 que pena la “mala praxis médica”, los representantes del sector solicitaron dialogar directamente...

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Preocupa pasividad ante demanda por Silala
El abogado internacionalista, Francisco Xavier Solares en conversación con EL DIARIO recordó que el próximo 3 de julio de 2018, el Estado boliviano debe presentar la contramemoria por la demanda que Chile interpuso en la Corte Internacional de Ju...

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Parlamento decide el 21 destino de Kuczynski
El Congreso de Perú aprobó el viernes debatir para el próximo jueves 21 de diciembre el pedido de destitución del presidente de la república, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, por “incapacidad moral permanente”, al presuntamente ocultar pagos de la com...

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Hoy se conocerá a nuevo Presidente de Chile
Un total de 14,3 millones de chilenos están convocados hoy a las urnas para elegir su presidente de los próximos cuatro años en la segunda vuelta de la que nadie se atreve a adelantar un resultado. La votación, que según expertos y analistas ser...

El Nuevo Diario (sp)

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 07:48:55 -0600
Al menos ocho muertos en Pakistán en un atentado suicida contra una iglesia - El Nuevo Diario
Al menos ocho personas murieron y 30 resultaron heridas este domingo en un atentado suicida perpetrado contra una iglesia en el suroeste de Pakistán, a una semana de Navidad, anunciaron las autoridades. El ataque fue cometido por dos kamikaze...

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 07:26:46 -0600
Comienza la segunda vuelta de presidenciales en Chile - El Nuevo Diario
La segunda vuelta de la elección presidencial en Chile comenzó hoy con la apertura de los colegios, en los que unos 14,3 millones de votantes están convocados a elegir entre el conservador Sebastián Piñera y el prog...

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 00:00:09 -0600
Nicaragua acapara el oro en sambo - El Nuevo Diario
Seis atletas nicaragüenses subieron a lo más alto del podio a recoger medallas de oro en la disciplina de sambo, ayer en la última jornada de actividad de esa disciplina, en los XI Juegos Centroamericanos 2017. Los pinoleros acapar...

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 00:00:08 -0600
Corazón, agallas y la plata - El Nuevo Diario
La selección de voleibol sala femenina de Costa Rica se impuso a la de Nicaragua en cinco sets, para adjudicarse la medalla de oro en los XI Juegos Deportivos Centroamericanos. En un duelo de altibajos que comenzaron ganando las costarricenses...

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 00:00:07 -0600
Momentos y figuras cumbres - El Nuevo Diario
La llama de los Juegos Centroamericanos está por extinguirse pero no los recuerdos, tan vívidos, tan recientes, tan estimulantes. Los corazones de los atletas nunca se rinden, aunque no sean de medallistas. Por caer el telón, los...

Falkland Islands / Malvinas

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:38:00 GMT
Falklands' call for “the world's greenest cruise ship”, MS Roald Amundsen
From an environmental perspective, it’s easy to see how cruise ships have long been one of the harshest modes of travel. They’re big, slow, fuel-hungry, and rife with excess. However, forward-thinking cruise line Hurtigrute...

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 06:05:00 GMT
Falklands, next call for Indian Navy sailboat with an all-women crew
The Indian Navy sailboat INSV Tarini left New Zealand on Tuesday for the next leg of its journey towards Falkland Islands, after completing the second leg of its circumnavigation voyage, an official statement said. Tarini, with...

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 07:33:00 GMT
May expresses solidarity to Macri over the missing ARA San Juan submarine
British Prime Minister Theresa May contacted on Tuesday Argentine president Mauricio Macri to express solidarity over the missing submarine ARA San Juan which disappeared on 15 November in the South Atlantic after exchanging me...

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 09:21:00 GMT
Falklands' election motivates support resolution in US House of Representatives
The United States 115th Congress has tabled resolution 650 recognizing the results of the free and fair elections for the new Members of the Legislative Assembly of the Falkland Islands held on 9 November 2017. The resolution, ...

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 02:49:00 GMT
Battle Day in London
The annual Falklands memorial service at the Cenotaph took place on the 9th December under a brilliant cloudless sky. This commemorates all those who gave their lives liberating the Falklands from Argentine occupation in 1982. ...

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

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Christmas cancelled - Dunkirk residents ready to scrap festivities despite promise of more police
Scores of children in the east Kingston community of McIntyre Villa, better known as 'Dunkirk' will have little to cheer about this Christmas as warring factions have made...

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Dunkirk killings worrying MPs
Member of Parliament for East Kingston and Port Royal Phillip Paulwell and his Comrade in the neighbouring Central Kingston constituency, Ronald Thwaites, are praying that the temporary employment to be provided through Christmas programmes will...

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Criminals killing the joy - Crime-ravaged communities face muted holiday celebrations
The festivities that normally accompany the Christmas celebration have been replaced by fear and apprehension in several communities across this island where residents are living in the shadow of the gun.With more than 1,500 murders so far this yea...

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Suicidal gangsters - Criminals courting death, too coward to kill themselves
Noted psychiatrist, Professor Frederick Hickling, is convinced that some of Jamaica's most hardened criminals are courting death but instead of committing suicide they depend on rival gang members and police officers to end their lives."I think a.....

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Railway revival setback - American firm fails to deliver on MOU
The latest effort to restart commercial operations of the Jamaica Railway Corporation (JRC) has collapsed due to the failure of Herzog Jamaica Limited to meet the deliverables of a non-binding memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed with the...

Jamaica Observer

Jamaica Star

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 09:00:00 -0500
Man, girlfriend beat his babymother - ... child hurt in fight
A man was remanded in custody when he appeared before the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court yesterday after it was alleged that he and his girlfriend beat the mother of his children, while she held an infant in her hands, injuring the child's...

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 09:00:00 -0500
Davina Bennett gets road
Middle Street in Mitchell Town, Clarendon, is to be renamed in honour of beauty queen Davina Bennett.Desmond McKenzie, the local government minister, this week asked that a resolution be moved at the next sitting of the full council meeting for the.....

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 09:00:00 -0500
Ninja Man sentencing delayed
The sentencing of dancehall entertainer Ninja Man and his co-convicts has been put off until Monday.Ninja Man, whose real name is Desmond Ballentyne, his son Janiel, and Dennis Clayton were to be sentenced in the Home Circuit Court yesterday for the....

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 09:00:00 -0500
Cops seize Mack 11 in China Town
An illegal firearm and several rounds of ammunition were seized by the Central Village police during an operation in China Town, St Catherine, yesterday.The police said that at about 8:14 a.m., a male was seen acting in a suspicious manner. He was......

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 09:00:00 -0500
ZOSO fun run to speed through Denham Town
All is set for the ZOSO Denham Town Fun Run which takes place in the west Kingston community tomorrow. The run starts at 3 p.m., while registration begins at 10 a.m.Assistant Superintendent of Police Eron Samuels said that the event is being held to....

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)


Encuesta GfK: Desaprobación de PPK subió 72%, días previos a crisis política
En tanto, la aprobación a la gestión del mandatario Pedro Pablo Kuczynski no se recupera y vuelve a caer cuatro puntos, hasta el 22%, según la última encuesta GfK.


Brunella Horna se luce como chica de calendario 2018 [FOTO]
Brunella Horna es imagen de la firma que en años anteriores contó con figuras como Vanessa Jerí, Vania Bludau y Paloma Fiuza.


“El fujimorismo no quiere vacar a Kuczynski”
Sociólogo y analista político. Dos veces ministro del Interior durante el gobierno de Alejandro Toledo. Ex investigador del Instituto de Estudios Peruanos. Ex militante de Vanguardia Revolucionaria.


YouTube: Viajó para conocer a su amante, pero se llevó gran sorpresa [VIDEO]
Viral en YouTube. En China, un hombre recorrió un largo trayecto para conocer a una mujer a la que había citado por internet, pero el destino le jugó una mala pasada.


Liam Neeson es ‘Garganta profunda’ en El informante
Liam Neeson da alcances sobre su reciente papel en el cine como el agente del FBI que desató el escándalo Watergate en Estados Unidos.

Latin America

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 17:19:00 GMT
Hondurans take to the streets to demand proclamation of opposition leader as president
Honduran protesters blocked roads and burned tires to press the authorities to cancel the election victory of incumbent President Juan Orlando Hernandez and to proclaim opposition leader Salvador Nasralla the winner.

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 16:53:00 GMT
Fallout from Odebrecht: Peruvian congress initiates proceedings to impeach president Kuczynski
Lawmakers in Peru initiated proceedings to impeach President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, who refuses to resign after being accused of failing to disclose decade-old payments from a Brazilian company embroiled in Latin America’s bi...

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 16:29:00 GMT
A disenchanted Chile will elect the least unpopular of two candidates on Sunday
Chile faces on Sunday one of the elections with most uncertain result. Longstanding disenchantment with the center left leaning coalition that has ruled Chile since the return of democracy in 1990, and a Latin American natural ...

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 14:53:00 GMT
Brazilian beef exporters expect a record year in 2018: 1.68 million tons
Brazilian beef exporters expect shipments to grow 10% in 2018 after rising an estimated 9% this year despite corruption and food safety scandals that temporarily closed off major markets. Trade group Abiec on Thursday said Braz...

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:38:00 GMT
Falklands' call for “the world's greenest cruise ship”, MS Roald Amundsen
From an environmental perspective, it’s easy to see how cruise ships have long been one of the harshest modes of travel. They’re big, slow, fuel-hungry, and rife with excess. However, forward-thinking cruise line Hurtigrute...

Mercosur

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 14:53:00 GMT
Brazilian beef exporters expect a record year in 2018: 1.68 million tons
Brazilian beef exporters expect shipments to grow 10% in 2018 after rising an estimated 9% this year despite corruption and food safety scandals that temporarily closed off major markets. Trade group Abiec on Thursday said Braz...

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 01:40:00 GMT
Brazilian police raids offices and homes of two members of Congress
Brazilian police raided the offices and homes of two members of Congress on Wednesday in the country’s latest corruption probe as the government makes a last-ditch effort to vote on an overhaul of the national pension system.

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 05:53:00 GMT
Mercosur/EU accord will have to wait until 2018; Europe needs more time to assess latest proposal
Negotiations for a trade deal between the European Union and Mercosur will extend into next year, officials from both sides said on Wednesday, after the Europeans asked for more time to analyze proposed changes.

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 08:03:00 GMT
Mercosur/EU ever so close but the accord has yet to be grasped, maybe 2018
The talks between the European Union and Mercosur will likely extend into next year after European negotiators said they needed more time to respond to improved offers, a source from Mercosur negotiators said on Tuesday.

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 10:34:00 GMT
Mercosur/EU hurdles remain, and a deal announcement might not be reached this week
Free-trade talks between the European Union and Mercosur still face hurdles over beef and ethanol, and an expected deal announcement this week might not happen, officials involved in negotiations admitted on Monday. Mercosur di...

Newsroom Panama

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 13:32:49 +0000
Judicial appointees independence questioned

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 11:11:53 +0000
Panama’s artful dodger heads home again

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 23:27:16 +0000
Tourist robbery and rape earns 15 years for three

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 20:21:16 +0000
WORLDVIEW: Rule For the Few, By the Few

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 19:06:49 +0000
Opposition aims to block court nominees

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, 15 Dec 2017 16:20:15 +0000
Credicorp Capital: Crisis política pone en riesgo crecimiento del PBI
La crisis política ha desgastado la perspectiva positiva sobre el Perú, lo cual pone en riesgo el crecimiento del PBI de 4,2% para el próximo año, enfatizó Credicorp Capital en una nota de investigación. Los pedidos de renuncia del presidente p...

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 15:29:06 +0000
Sunat: Operadores de Servicios Electrónicos validarán comprobantes virtuales desde el 2018
A partir del próximo año los Operadores de Servicios Electrónicos (OSE), podrán validar los comprobantes de pago electrónicos. La Sunat  autorizó mediante Resolución de Intendencia N° 032-005-0001476/SUNAT, la inscripción de la empresa Tr...

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 14:37:43 +0000
Sunat realizará el último remate del año
La Sunat rematará el miércoles 20 de diciembre muchos bienes muebles e inmuebles, cuyo valor asciende a más de 1 millones 280 mil 329 soles, indicó la entidad competente. Este será el último remate del año donde se subastarán departamentos, u...

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:47:00 +0000
PPK: “Tenemos una situación política muy fracturada y muchos chismes”
El presidente Pedro Pablo Kuczynski acompañado del ministro de Defensa Jorge Nieto, presidió hoy la ceremonia de clausura del año académico de la Escuela de Oficiales del Ejército en Chorrillos. El mandatario manifestó que se tiene una situaci...

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 21:43:26 +0000
Ex gerente municipal de Susana Villarán es interrogado por la fiscalía
José Miguel Castro, ex gerente municipal de la administración de Susana Villarán se presenta ante esta fiscalía anticorrupción, donde es interrogado por los presuntos aportes que hicieron las constructoras brasilenñas Odebrecht y OAS a la campa...

Radio Habana (sp)

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 08:37:02 -0500
Constituyen en Cuba Asambleas Municipales del Poder Popular
La Habana, 17 dic (RHC) Las 168 Asambleas Municipales del Poder Popular (AMPP) quedarán constituidas este domingo en Cuba, con los delegados electos durante los comicios del 26 de noviembre y del 3 de diciembre en aquellas circunscripciones que tuv...

Sun, 17 Dec 2017 08:12:23 -0500
Recibe Raúl Castro al presidente de la empresa petrolera Rosneft
La Habana, 17 dic (RHC) El presidente cubano Raúl Castro, recibió la víspera en la sede del Comité Central del Partido Comunista de Cuba, al Presidente de la empresa petrolera Rosneft, de Rusia, Igor Sechin.

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 19:47:32 -0500
Presidente y vicepresidente cubanos reciben condición de miembros de honor de la FEU
La Habana, 16 dic (Red Web) La Federación Estudiantil Universitaria (FEU) otorgó este 16 de diciembre, en La Habana, la condición de Miembro de Honor al General de Ejército Raúl Castro, Primer Secretario del Comité Central del Partido Comunist...

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 18:24:40 -0500
Cuba: Celebran gala por aniversario 95 de organización universitaria
La Habana, 16 dic (Red Web) Presidida por el Segundo Secretario del Comité Central del Partido Comunista de Cuba, José Ramón Machado Ventura, Vicepresidente del los Consejos de Estado y de Ministros, y el Primer Vicepresidente cubano Miguel Díaz...

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 16:13:29 -0500
Universidad de La Habana amplía colaboración con la de Harvard
La Habana, 16 dic (RHC) El Ministerio cubano de Educación Superior (MES) y la Universidad de Harvard, en EE.UU. firmaron este 16 de diciembre, en La Habana, un memorando de entendimiento que permitirá ampliar las relaciones de colaboración entre ...

Siglo 21 (sp)

South America

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 17:19:00 GMT
Hondurans take to the streets to demand proclamation of opposition leader as president
Honduran protesters blocked roads and burned tires to press the authorities to cancel the election victory of incumbent President Juan Orlando Hernandez and to proclaim opposition leader Salvador Nasralla the winner.

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 17:18:00 GMT
Argentina sacks the head of the Navy, first disciplinary action since the loss of ARA San Juan
Argentina fired the head of its navy a month after a submarine disappeared in the South Atlantic with 44 crew members onboard, a government spokesman said on Saturday. Local paper La Nacion had reported earlier, citing anonymou...

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 16:53:00 GMT
Fallout from Odebrecht: Peruvian congress initiates proceedings to impeach president Kuczynski
Lawmakers in Peru initiated proceedings to impeach President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, who refuses to resign after being accused of failing to disclose decade-old payments from a Brazilian company embroiled in Latin America’s bi...

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 16:29:00 GMT
A disenchanted Chile will elect the least unpopular of two candidates on Sunday
Chile faces on Sunday one of the elections with most uncertain result. Longstanding disenchantment with the center left leaning coalition that has ruled Chile since the return of democracy in 1990, and a Latin American natural ...

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 14:53:00 GMT
Brazilian beef exporters expect a record year in 2018: 1.68 million tons
Brazilian beef exporters expect shipments to grow 10% in 2018 after rising an estimated 9% this year despite corruption and food safety scandals that temporarily closed off major markets. Trade group Abiec on Thursday said Braz...

The Dominican

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 19:59:17 GMT
PAHO/WHO, UNAIDS call for stepping up HIV prevention efforts
A new report from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Regional Office for the Americas of WHO, and UNAIDS says that expanding access to all HIV prevention options that are now available would reduce the number of new cases of HIV in Latin Am...

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 14:55:32 GMT
Eleven Caribbean countries remove significant amounts of obsolete pesticides stocks
In a commitment to agricultural safety, food security, environmental and human health, eleven Caribbean countries are now free from significant quantities of hazardous pesticide waste

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 14:53:59 GMT
Caribbean fisheries scientists review status of main fish stocks in the region
Top fisheries scientists from across the Caribbean gathered earlier this month to assess the state of fisheries in the region

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 14:58:41 GMT
Irrigation systems and road access to farms top priorities for Dominica’s agriculture sector
Restoring irrigation systems and road access to farming areas in Dominica are disaster response priorities that are vital to reestablishing the country’s food production destroyed by Hurricane Maria.

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 20:35:20 GMT
Names of 65 dead and missing in Dominica after Hurricane Maria released
More than seven weeks after the passage of Hurricane Maria in Dominica Police have released the names of persons confirmed dead and those missing and believed to have died.

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, 17 Dec 2017 08:52:25 +0000
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Sun, 17 Dec 2017 07:55:58 +0000
Things you should spend money on
Published: Sunday, December 17, 2017Beyond PaydayWhile it’s important to save money where we can, it’s equally important to spend money where we should. Managing our money wisely means keeping a close eye on how we spend. When times are toug...

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

Sat, 02 Dec 2017 09:25:00 GMT
Uruguay estimates that 2017/18 could be a turning point after several poor cruise seasons
After several seasons of negative growth, 2017/18 looks to be the turning point, with 165 calls, up 15, and 300.000 visitors in Uruguay, (Montevideo and Punta del Este) anticipated Tourism minister Liliam Kechichian during the ...

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 19:47:00 GMT
Winners of Uruguay’s Prado Show Hackathon Agro competition visited England
Winners of the Hackathon Agro competition co-organized by the UK embassy in Uruguay, the local Cámara Uruguaya de Tecnologías de la Información (CUTI) and Fundación da Vinci, have visited England. Carlos Capano, Juan Franci...

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 09:19:00 GMT
Democracy, Armed forces and Police, the most trusted institutions in Uruguay
Support for democracy in Uruguay reached 70% this year, two points higher than in 2016, and leads in Latin America in its overall sustained commitment to democracy, according to the latest release from the Latinbarometer report...

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 07:35:00 GMT
Finnish company sets out conditions for the building of a second pulp mill in Uruguay
Finland's UPM and the Government of Uruguay have signed an investment agreement, which outlines the local prerequisites for a potential pulp mill investment. The agreement details the roles, commitments and time-line for both p...

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 10:55:00 GMT
UN praises Uruguay's human rights commitment; warns about education dropouts and treatment of adolescents
Uruguay’s commitment to human rights at home and abroad is clear, but the country must address a series of challenges, including “inhumane” prison conditions, widespread violence against women, dropout rate in education, ...

Venezuela

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 07:35:00 GMT
Venezuelan opposition receives European Union prize for human rights
Venezuela’s opposition received a European Union prize for human rights and urged the world to keep a close eye on an upcoming presidential election where it aspires to end two decades of socialist rule in the OPEC nation. Fo...

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 09:30:00 GMT
Opposition parties will be barred from 2018 presidential vote, Maduro anticipates
President Nicolas Maduro announced Sunday that leading opposition parties will be barred from taking part in next year's presidential vote after they boycotted mayoral polls, in a move set to further consolidate his grip on pow...

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 06:18:00 GMT
Chinese government oil company suing Venezuela's PDVSA in US courts
China Petroleum & Chemical Corp., the state-controlled oil company, is suing Petroleos de Venezuela SA in U.S. courts for unpaid bills. Sinopec, as the Chinese company is known, also filed a request for arbitration against PDVS...

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 08:52:00 GMT
Chavista heavyweight purged by Maduro, and blamed for PDVSA corruption
Venezuela's former oil czar resigned as ambassador to the United Nations, on what he said were orders from President Nicolas Maduro, a sign of growing divisions in the ruling socialist party amid a deepening economic crisis.

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 10:15:00 GMT
No elections until "vulgar sanctions" against Venezuela are lifted, warns Maduro
Venezuela said future elections in the country would only take place once U.S. sanctions against top ranking officials and its finances are lifted, in a sign from the government that next year’s presidential vote is at risk.

Venezuela Analysis

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 19:23:00 -0400
Venezuelan Opposition Awarded EU Human Rights Prize amid Controversy
Leftist Eurodeputies have opposed the move, calling the South American country’s opposition violent and anti-democratic.

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 16:57:00 -0400
New York: Venezuelan First Lady’s Nephews Sentenced to 18 Years for Alleged Drug Trafficking
The two men were arrested on November 10, 2015 in what the defense has argued was a politically-driven DEA sting operation.

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 11:16:00 -0400
Venezuela, NAM Reject Trump’s “Extremist Actions” Against Palestine
Speaking on behalf of the Non-Aligned Movement, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro re-affirmed the group's support for the Palestinian people. 

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 20:02:00 -0400
US Donates Almost USD$1M to Pro-Venezuelan Opposition Think-Tank
The donation will be used to fund a year-long programme to provide training and mediation within Venezuela's fractured opposition, as well as to draw international attention to Venezuela's crisis. 

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 13:51:00 -0400
We Demand Recognition for the Chavista & Communard Peoples’ Right to Political Participation
Dozens of Venezuelan intellectuals and social movement activists demand that electoral authorities and the National Constituent Assembly recognize commune leader Angel Prado as Mayor of Simon Planas municipality. 

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