Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro says his patience with the United States has run out

January 6, 2018 12:32 am
Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro says his patience with the United States has run out

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro speaks during a press conference at the Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, June 22, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has censured United States sanctions on four former and current Venezuelan government officials, warning that the incumbent US president and his administration in […]

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Thousands of people in Peru protest Alberto pardon in Lima

December 29, 2017 11:00 pm
Thousands of people in Peru protest Alberto pardon in Lima

Thousands of people in Peru have taken to the streets of the capital, Lima, in the largest protest rally yet since the Christmas Eve pardon of former authoritarian president Alberto Fujimori by the current president. Angry protesters rallied in Lima on Thursday, carrying signs that read “Justice cannot be negotiated,” […]

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After Canada, Brazil expels Venezuela’s top diplomat

December 27, 2017 11:00 am
After Canada, Brazil expels Venezuela’s top diplomat

Venezuela’s chargé d’affaires in Brazil, Gerardo Antonio Delgado Maldonado (L) (file photo) Following in Canada’s footsteps, Brazil has decided to expel the top Venezuelan diplomat in the South American country in retaliation for a similar move by Venezuela. Venezuela over the weekend expelled Brazilian Ambassador to Caracas Ruy Pereira and Canadian […]

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Thousandsof people protest pardon of former dictator Alberto Fujimori in Peruvian capital of Lima

December 26, 2017 1:30 am
Thousandsof people protest pardon of former dictator Alberto Fujimori in Peruvian capital of Lima

Thousands of people have marched in the Peruvian capital of Lima and other cities to protest the presidential pardon of the country’s ailing ex-strongman Alberto Fujimori, in what many view as part of a political deal to avert the impeachment of the current president. Over 5,000 people took part in […]

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Canada expels Venezuela diplomats in reciprocal move

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Canada expels Venezuela diplomats in reciprocal move

Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland (photo by AFP) Canada has decided to revoke the credentials of Venezuela’s ambassador and chargé d’affaires in the country, reciprocating a similar move earlier by Caracas. Venezuela’s Ambassador to Canada Wilmer Barrientos Fernandez and its chargé d’affaires, Angel Herrera, were stripped of their […]

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Guatemala becomes first country to move embassy to Jerusalem al-Quds after US

December 25, 2017 2:29 am
Guatemala becomes first country to move embassy to Jerusalem al-Quds after US

This file picture taken on September 19, 2017 shows Guatemala’s President Jimmy Morales addressing the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly at the UN headquarters in New York. (Photo by AFP) Guatemala has announced that it will be moving its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem al-Quds, making it […]

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Venezuelan government decides to expel Brazil, Canada top diplomats

December 24, 2017 2:16 am
Venezuelan government decides to expel Brazil, Canada top diplomats

The president of Venezuela’s Constituent Assembly, Delcy Rodriguez (C), speaks at a press conference at the Foreign Ministry in Caracas, December 23, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The Venezuelan government has decided to expel the top diplomats of Brazil and Canada over accusations of meddling in Venezuela’s domestic affairs. Venezuela’s Constituent Assembly […]

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US ‘decided’ Honduras presidential election winner: Opposition candidate Salvador Nasralla

December 23, 2017 5:30 pm
US ‘decided’ Honduras presidential election winner: Opposition candidate Salvador Nasralla

Honduran opposition candidate Salvador Nasralla addresses the media after the US backed the re-election of Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez despite allegations of fraud by the opposition, in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, December 22, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) Salvador Nasralla, the Honduran leftist presidential candidate, has admitted that he was defeated in […]

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Cuban President Raul Castro to step down in 2018

December 22, 2017 2:38 am
Cuban President Raul Castro to step down in 2018

Cuban President Raul Castro gestures while giving a speech during the tenth and last regular session of the National Assembly of Popular Power, at the Convention Palace in Havana, Cuba, on December 21, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Cuban President Raul Castro will step down in April 2018 straight after his […]

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Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski survives impeachment bid

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Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski survives impeachment bid

Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski (2-L) is pictured after speaking at the Peruvian National Congress in Lima, Peru, on December 21, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski pulled off a surprise victory against the opposition’s bid to force him from power as a graft scandal rocks Latin […]

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Honduras government of President Juan Orland Hernandez rejects new election, unrest continues

December 19, 2017 1:00 pm
Honduras government of President Juan Orland Hernandez rejects new election, unrest continues

The government of Honduran President Juan Orland Hernandez has flatly rejected calls to repeat the presidential election that saw him re-elected, as unrest continues in the country over alleged irregularities in the poll. “The only other elections there are going to be in this country will be on the last […]

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