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...

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...