lunes, mayo 27, 2019

Argentines Return to Europe to Escape Economic Uncertainty

Tomas Ruiz embraced his father one last time at the Buenos Aires airport before he boarded a plane in search of a new life in Ireland. His sister recently did the...

Colombia mudslide death toll rises to 20

Rescue authorities said on Monday that the number of dead from a mudslide the day before in southwestern Colombia has risen to at least 20. The bodies of two adults and a...

Brazil: Bolsonaro Ends Lula’s Pro-Workers Minimun Wage Policy

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro proposed to suppress former President Luis Inacio Lula Da Silva's redistributive policy whereby minimum wages should have annual increases above inflation.The decision was taken at the draft Budgetary Guidelines Law (LDO)...

Argentinian Football Team Commemorates 104th Anniversary of Armenian Genocide

Before the football match between San Lorenzo and Huracan for the Argentine Superliga Cup, the San Lorenzo recalled the 104th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide with a banner on the afternoon...

One-third of Brazilians Are Unaware of Crisis in Venezuela, Research Says

As the situation in Venezuela worsens, only 65% of Brazilian admit to knowing the current state of the neighboring country. Among them, 54% are against any military participation of Brazil in the...

New Caravan of Honduran Migrants Leaves for US

A new caravan of migrants is leaving on Wednesday from the northern Honduran city of San Pedro Sula for the United States, being the fifth such a group departing from that...

Op-Ed: Duque “Has Done Nothing for Us,” Says Trump

If President Iván Duque plans to make Donald Trump happy, he will do so at the detriment of Colombia. And he is condemned to fail. On March 29, Trump launched a diplomatic...

Fresh attacks by Colombian, US officials after Russian military aircraft land in Venezuela

The governments of Colombia and the United States renewed their verbal attack on Russia’s dispatch of two military planes to Venezuela a month after US Air Force planes landed in Colombia. The...

FARC dissidents support indigenous protest, defense minister claims after guerrilla attacks

Following a number of guerrilla attacks in southwest Colombia on Tuesday, the country’s defense minister accused indigenous protesters of receiving support from rearmed FARC guerrillas. Guerrillas carried out five attacks in Cauca...

Cement giant Argos becomes Colombia’s #1 beneficiary of land dispossession through terror

Colombia’s largest cement company, Argos, is now the company with the most land theft convictions return dispossessed land to farmers who were displaced by the armed conflict. The most recent case dealt with...