sábado, julio 20, 2019

Panamanian Gov’t Announces Migration Policy without Discrimination

The Government of Panama said on Tuesday that it is analyzing the migration issue in a comprehensive manner with respect and without discrimination, in contrast to the xenophobic trend against poor...

Protesters block roads in Ecuador’s capital amid national strike

Thousands of activists blocked roads and lit up fires in Quito on Tuesday, July 17, on the second day of a national strike against President Lenin Moreno in Quito. Similar protests were taking...

Secretary Pompeo’s Travel to Puerto Rico, Argentina, Ecuador, Mexico, El Salvador, and Florida

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo will travel to Buenos Aires, Argentina; Guayaquil, Ecuador; Mexico City, Mexico; and San Salvador, El Salvador July 19-21 to further strengthen our partnerships within the...

Walmart Chile reaches agreement with union workers to end six-day strike

Walmart Chile said its store locations would resume normal operations on Tuesday after it reached an agreement with a union of 17,000 workers who walked off the job last week, ending...

Maduro Appoints Chiefs of Strategic Military Regions in Venezuela

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro appointed the new chiefs of eight Integral Defense Strategic Regions (REDI) of the Bolivarian National Armed Force (FANB). On his Twitter account, the head of State noted that...

Colombia: Judge Issues Extradition Order for American Oil Executive

A Colombian judge requested on Friday the extradition of an American oil executive who is a suspect in one of the biggest corruption scandals in Colombia. Local media say he and his associates...

Tropical Storm Barry Cuts 70% Of US Gulf of Mexico Oil Production

federal agency revealed over the weekend that Tropical Storm Barry has cut crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico by more than 70 percent. The U.S. Bureau...

Peru economy expanded 0.63% in May

Peru's economy expanded by 0.63% in May year-on-year, helped by growth in the telecommunications sector and trade, data from state statistics agency INEI showed on Monday. The economy grew 2.60% in the...

Trump asks Supreme Court to unfreeze Defense Department money for border wall

The Trump administration on Friday asked the Supreme Court to lift a freeze on Pentagon money it wants to use to build sections of a border wall with Mexico. Two lower courts have ruled against...

Equal marriage becomes effective in Ecuador

The delay in its publication, which turns the rule into legal, was due to the strong resistance of organizations linked to various churches that filed several legal appeals to reverse the...