Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Brazil Poll Shows Growing Rejection of Bolsonaro

The far-right government's positive rating had already declined in Ibope's four previous polls this year, falling from 35 percent in April. Its negative rating...

Brazilian police bust international dog-fighting ring

Brazilian police on Monday smashed an alleged international dog-fighting ring, in a raid on a pit bull fight at which barbecued dog meat was...

Venezuela Opposition lawmakers to be tried for treason

Venezuela’s pro-government Constituent Assembly on Monday revoked the parliamentary immunity of four opposition lawmakers. The move allows their prosecution at the Supreme Court for alleged crimes...

Evo Morales aims to shape Bolivian politics from Argentinian exile

The exiled former president of Bolivia, Evo Morales, said Tuesday in Buenos Aires that he would lead his socialist MAS party's campaign in elections expected...

Three dictatorships in Latin America on International Human Rights Day

In Cuba, Nicaragua, and Venezuela, above all, no reference will be made. Or if any is done it will sound ironic. Like the one...

Why Latin America Should Go All In On The Sharing Economy

(Bogota, Colombia) While we tend to think of the so-called sharing economy as a new concept — a product of the fourth industrial revolution...

Suriname court convicts president of murder

A military court in Suriname on Friday convicted President Desi Bouterse of murder for the execution of 15 opponents in 1982, plunging the South...

Venezuelan exodus at 4 million since 2015

The UNHCR refugee agency said since November alone 1 million Venezuelans had fled their country gripped by the standoff between President Nicolas Maduro and...

Venezuela, a Ticking Time Bomb For Latin America

Venezuela, the country that was famous for its prosperity and oil production, is today, the country that represents the greatest threat to Latin America...

U.S. Military Targets Growing Russian and Chinese Influence in Latin America

U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein, returning from a trip to Colombia, said over the weekend that the Trump administration is...

Donald Trump Can Mark a Turning Point in US History of Meddling in Latin America

(Q24N) There is a growing expectation among analysts, diplomats and politicians regarding president elect Donald Trump’s policy toward Latin America. Some fear that Latin...

HSBC’s Latin American Clients with Swiss Bank Accounts

LATIN AMERICA NEWS - Latin America has a ways to go towards greater financial transparency, as indicated in a recent data dump that tracked...

Legal Marijuana Takes Root in Latin America

  LATIN AMERICA NEWS (MENAFN – AFP) After Uruguay first moved to legalize marijuana in 2013, the approach has taken root in Latin America with...

Cuba’s Raul Castro Calls for Collective Work Against Ebola

LATIN AMERICA  NEWS (Prensa Latina) - The way to avoid negative effects by the Ebola epidemic is the collective work in prevention, said today...

Rising Dragon? The Chinese Mafia Threat in Latin America

LATIN AMERICA NEWS -- Chinese mafia operations in Latin America are little understood, but a recent report on these groups in Argentina illustrates how...

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