sábado, julio 20, 2019

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...

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. ...

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...

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...

Ecuadorian Legislative Approves Bill to Eliminate Green Tax

The National Assembly (Parliament) of Ecuador has approved a bill to eliminate the so-called green tax, a tribute owners of cars pay since 2012. The measure, which sought protection of the environment,...

Britain hunts for person who leaked cables calling Donald Trump ‘inept’

Britain scrambled on Monday to stem damage to its relations with Washington by finding the leaker of diplomatic cables in which the UK ambassador called US President Donald Trump "inept". The confidential telegrams...

In oil-rich Venezuela, fuel shortages spark manmade famines

Fuel shortages amid Venezuela's ongoing economic crisis are threatening what's left of the country's agriculture industry, the New York Times reports. The big picture: "Venezuela is an oil-rich nation. But years of mismanagement and corruption...

Venezuela’s implosion is becoming Colombia’s security nightmare

As Venezuela’s economic and political situation continues to plumb new depths, analysts fret that the crisis is bound to spill over its borders sooner or later. The most obvious candidate for...

Panama: New President Laurentino Cortizo Takes Office

Panama's president Laurentino “Nito” Cortizo from the center-left Democratic Revolutionary Party (PRD) took office on Monday, after defeating in a close race in May right-wing candidate Romulo Roux. The newly elected head...