Brazilian states ask for help to fight Amazonia wildfires

Brazil''s government confirmed on Sunday that the states of Roraima, Rondonia, Tocantins and Para have asked for help to the Federal Executive to fight the devastating wildfires that have destroyed large...

Colombia’s FARC party demands an end to persecution of activists

The Common Alternative Revolutionary Force (FARC) party demanded Monday that the Colombian government guarantee life, and cease persecution and stigmatization of its members. The statement came after denouncing 'an attack against two...

Venezuela opposition leader vows to shun early election

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó said Friday that opponents of President Nicolás Maduro won't participate in any early legislative elections he calls amid a protracted power struggle. Guaidó said in an interview...

Trump on Venezuela: “We Should Implement a Naval Blockade”

The Trump administration has initiated negotiations with the most radical wing of Chavismo, while analyzing the possibility of implementing a naval blockade on Venezuela in order to reduce the revenue of...

Walmart Brasil Targets Growth Following Grupo BIG Rebrand

One year on from its acquisition of a majority stake in Walmart Brasil, investment fund Advent International has announced major changes in strategy at its Brazilian operations. This include the change of...

Argentina central bank faces peso test ahead of fraught election

Argentina’s central bank will have to toe a politically fraught line between providing support for the crumbling peso without blasting through its reserves to salvage the currency as a presidential election...

Report: Maduro Overseeing ‘Stratospheric’ Growth of Drug Trafficking in Venezuela

The report, written by the paper’s correspondent in Caracas, Harriet Alexander, explains how despite widespread optimism that President Juan Guaidó would oust Maduro from power and instigate a transition to democracy, he has been...

Ecuador to Host Art Summit for Peace and Life

A hundred creators from different artistic disciplines will gather in Quito for the 3rd World Summit of the Arts for Peace and Life, to be held from this Thursday through August...

Mexico’s president wants to extradite El Paso shooter Patrick Crusius

Mexico’s president wants Patrick Crusius — accused of slaughtering 22 people at an El Paso Walmart — extradited and tried there as well as in the US, he announced this week. President Andrés Manuel...

Venezuela Doesn’t Fear the Threats of Imperialism, says Maduro

Venezuela doesn''t fear the threats of imperialism and is prepared to resist and win, said President Nicolás Maduro this Sunday, during an appearance at the World Day of Protest against the...