martes, julio 16, 2019

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...

Venezuela’s president rejects damning UN report

The UN report makes specific accusations about widespread human rights abuses.  Former President of Chile Michelle Bachelet who`s now the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights visited Venezuela on June 21st and 22nd. ...

Colombia’s FARC peace deal failing in many areas despite progress

While progress has been made on some fronts, many promises of Colombia's peace deal with FARC rebels have yet to be fulfilled. The Colombian government has asked the UN Security Council to...

Harris: The difference between Trump and Obama’s immigration policy is ‘tone’ and ‘perspective’

2020 presidential hopeful Kamala Harris explained that the difference between the immigration policies of the Obama and Trump administrations is President Barack Obama had "tone" and "perspective." Charlamagne Tha God, one of...

Leader Fujimori Is Not a Political Prisoner in Peru, Government Says

The Peruvian Government and the Judicial Power denied on Thursday that the neoliberal leader Keiko Fujimori is a political prisoner, as stated in a campaign by her party to exert pressure...

Florida scheme to smuggle weapons to Argentina busted

Another person has been charged in Florida with taking part in a massive weapons smuggling operation to Argentina and elsewhere in South America. Federal court records filed in Miami show that 47-year-old...

Gran Colombia hikes 2019 production target

Colombia’s largest underground gold and silver producer, TSX-listed Gran Colombia, has increased its guidance for 2019 to between 225 000 oz and 240 000 oz. The new guidance compares with a previous...

Bids for Avianca Brasil Contingent on Slot Awards

No one bid for the loyalty program of Avianca Brasil during Wednesday’s auction for seven pieces of the bankrupt airline’s assets, and Latam and Gol made their bids—totaling $147.3 million for...

U.S. sanctions Venezuela counterintelligence agency after death of navy captain

The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions against Venezuela’s military counterintelligence agency following the death in custody of a navy captain amid allegations of torture. The U.S. Treasury said on its website...

Oil Prices Rise 3% After Fourth Straight Decline in U.S. Inventories

Oil prices rose sharply as U.S. crude oil inventories fell for a fourth consecutive week. The Energy Information Administration said crude oil inventories plummeted by 9.50 million barrels in the week to July 5....