Former police general, new Colombian vice president

Colombia's Congress backed the appointment of retired General Oscar Naranjo as vice president

Paraguay fears dictatorship as president moves to amend constitution

After months of behind-the-scenes preparations, a senator steamrolled through the changes that could allow Horacio Cartes to be re-elected in 2018

Venezuelan supreme court annuls act of Congress

Venzuela‘s Supreme Court of Justice (TSJ) reported that it will begin a process of control that will define the limits of the immunity for the deputies of the nation’s National Assembly.

1 in 4 children will face water scarcity by 2040

UNICEF warned that as many as 600 million children will be threatened by depleted sources of safe water. 

UK triggers Article 50 to end EU membership

Prime Minister Theresa May signed  on March 28 the historic letter that will launch Brexit when it is delivered to Brussels on Wednesday the 29th

Coca leaf, Not coffee, may be Colombia’s favourite cash crop

For 35 years, the international cocaine trade has made drug cartels rich and helped fund and expand the activities of the FARC

Correa´s candidate headed for victory in Ecuador presidential runoff

The latest release of public opinion polls ahead of next Sunday's (April 2) presidential runoff in Ecuador show the ruling party candidate Lenin Moreno winning by a margin of 4.5 percentage points.

Venezuela slams meddling in Its affairs by OAS Secretary General

Venezuelan Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez denounced the headquarters of the Organization of American States in Washington that OAS Secretary General Luis Almagro of interfering

How technology changes the human body

In the next decades we can expect these devises and technologies to enhance our body and mind. 

Venezuela asks the UN to help boost supply of medicines

Venezuela's Medical Federation said recently that hospitals had less than 5% of the medicines they needed.

Chile pensions protest draws tens of thousands

Tens of thousands of people in Chile have taken part in demonstrations against the country's controversial privatised pension system.

Darwin’s theories in the artificial intelligence era

Researchers are using his theories to evolve AI so only the strongest algorithms survive. 

Argentina ex-leader Cristina Fernandez to go on trial

A judge in Argentina has ruled that the former president, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, should stand trial on charges of financial mismanagement.

Feeding the hungriest through blockchain

The World Food Programme is using Ethereum blockchain to distribute cash assistance in their pilot program Building Blocks.