Brazilian civil society organizations have spoken out against new anti NGO legislation measure and highlighted the ways it violates rights.
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Brazilian supermodel Gisele on Wednesday rejected critiques by country’s farm minister that questioned her knowledge about Brazil’s conservation efforts.
Venezuelan authorities say 12 officials with the country’s intelligence agency will be tried for their role in the brief detention of an opposition leader.
Street singer gives voice to Venezuela’s growing diaspora after she wrote a heartfelt reggae song about leaving her homeland that went viral on the internet
Fresh faced Venezuelan lawmaker emerges as key power broker as he leads the opposition-controlled congress in high-stakes standoff with President Maduro.
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Sunday said that President Nicolas Maduro’s adversaries were “not afraid” even though he was briefly detained.
Guyana’s two main political leaders met Wednesday for the first time since the opposition approved a no-confidence motion last month.
The move announced by Peru followed a decision Friday by 12 Latin American countries and Canada not to grant recognition to Maduro’s hardline government.
Venezuela’s congress on Saturday, installing a fresh-faced leader who struck a defiant tone vowed to take up battle against socialist President Maduro.
President Bolsonaro issues an executive order making the Agriculture Ministry responsible for decisions concerning lands claimed by indigenous peoples.