United Nations, Colombia sign major anti-cocaine pact

November 3, 2017 10:26 pm
United Nations, Colombia sign major anti-cocaine pact

Colombia’s Labor Minister Rafael Pardo Rueda (L), United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Executive Director Yury Fedotov (R) and Colombia’s director of Agency of Renovation of Territory Mariana Escobar (C) sign an agreement to help eradicate coca plantations in Colombia, November 3, 2017, at the UN offices in […]

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Bolivians celebrate President Evo Morales’ decision to run for fourth term

October 27, 2017 4:59 pm
Bolivians celebrate President Evo Morales’ decision to run for fourth term

Thousands of people have staged a rally in the central Bolivian city of Cochabamba to celebrate President Evo Morales’ decision to run for a fourth term in the 2019 election. Over 30 trade unions and organizations alongside municipal delegations gathered at Cochabamba’s main square on Thursday, wearing indigenous dresses and […]

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Cuba: The United States not cooperating in probe of harmed diplomats

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Cuba: The United States not cooperating in probe of harmed diplomats

A picture of the entrance to the US Embassy in Havana, taken on October 3, 2017 (by AFP) Cuba has accused the United States of not cooperating with an ongoing investigation into the case of American diplomats who have mysteriously suffered physical harm in the Caribbean country. “Washington is unwilling […]

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Venezuela sacks defiant opposition governor-elect Juan Pablo Guanipa

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Venezuela sacks defiant opposition governor-elect Juan Pablo Guanipa

Juan Pablo Guanipa, one of five opposition governors elected in recent elections in Venezuela, was reportedly sacked on Thursday. A newly-elected Venezuelan governor affiliated with the opposition who had refused to pledge allegiance to a government body has been sacked. Juan Pablo Guanipa, one of five opposition governors elected in […]

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Cuba accuses US of ‘slander,’ calls sonic attack claims ‘science fiction’

October 25, 2017 11:11 am
Cuba accuses US of ‘slander,’ calls sonic attack claims ‘science fiction’

This file photo, taken on October 3, 2017, shows the US Embassy in Havana. (By AFP) Cuban officials probing US allegations of “acoustic strikes” on American diplomats in Havana have dismissed the claims as “science fiction.” “This is slander by the United States,” said Coronel Ramiro Ramirez, the Cuban official […]

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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro warns of repeating elections in states won by opposition

October 21, 2017 12:38 pm
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro warns of repeating elections in states won by opposition

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro (Photo by AFP) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has warned that elections may be repeated in the states won by the opposition if the elected governors refuse to be sworn in before the newly-formed constituent assembly. “Anyone who wants to be governor will have to recognize the […]

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