Colombia will increase protection for political candidates running in October’s local and regional elections after the murders of seven aspirants.
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Nicolás Maduro, a long practitioner of tight state control of the economy, has quietly and cautiously begun implementing free-market policies.
In the latest in Venezuela’s political crisis, civil society sees pathways opening for a solution as John Bolton quits post of US National Security Adviser.
On how to save venezuela, Andres Velasco has argued that “the international community [must] provide support in at least three key areas.
Brazil is a country whose citizenry rarely enjoy good governance. They were doing well in recent years despite the fact their politicians seemed to be regularly impeached, locked up or otherwise disgraced.
U.N. Human Rights chief Michelle urges Venezuelan government to free hundreds of jailed dissidents who were arrested for participating in peaceful protests.
A regional court upheld Guyanese Parliament’s December no-confidence vote in the government, meaning the South American country will face new elections.
There are very evil actions by the US taking place around the world. Why can’t the average fascist that’s involved with our government just take a break, the dust hasn’t even settled in Iraq and Afghanistan yet!
Former Brazilian President Michel surrenders to federal police, marking the second time he is arrested for participated in corruption scheme for decades.
Prosecutors in Peru alleged Tuesday that they have gathered overwhelming evidence implicating former President Ollanta Humala