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Paraguayan president ends his first year with 69% of disapproval
Abdo was about to face a political trial weeks ago over a controversial energy agreement with Brazil that the opposition considered damaging the country
Mexico to penalize creators of TV series seen as 'dirty campaign' against president
The series, called "Populismo en America Latina" (Populism in Latin America), features a segment on AMLO alongside former South America...
Nicolás Maduro accuses former Colombian president Uribe of plotting to kill him
It was not the first time Maduro, a socialist, accused politicians from neighboring Colombia of plotting against him
Paraguayan president ends his first year with 69% of disapproval
Abdo was about to face a political trial weeks ago over a controversial energy agreement with Brazil that the opposition considered damaging the count...
Citgo gets ready to appoint a new general manager amid political and legal crisis
Citgo executives loyal to President Nicolás Maduro were expelled from the subsidiary after Guaidó appointed management boards for PDVSA ...
Giammattei will face titanic task to fight corruption in Guatemala
After 12 consecutive years trying to reach the presidency of Guatemala, the conservative Alejandro Giammattei finally achieved his mission
Alejandro Giammattei achieves the Presidency of Guatemala on the fourth attempt
Giammattei, former director of the Penitentiary System, doctor and surgeon by profession but entrepreneur and career politician, became the ninth pres...
Fernandez is heading into office on primaries in Argentina
The result could negatively impact the markets, which have Macri as their favorite candidate
Brazilian judge orders former billionaire Batista released from jail
Batista was arrested by police investigating the Lava Jato (Car Wash) corruption case
Elections in Guatemala: Torres or Giammattei?
The fight against corruption could be decisive in determining who of the two candidates would be the next president of the Central American country
Venezuelans among rights abuse victims in conflict-ridden Colombian region
Human Rights Watch said the government "is not meeting its obligations to protect the rights of civilians who are victims of the conflict between arme...
Thousands of peasants demonstrate in Mexico to demand dialogue with the Government
The farmers demand AMLO not to neglect their requests after reducing the budget for the countryside
According to a report, Mexican cartels are financing electoral campaigns in Colombia
The document identified 98 questioned candidates out of 243 who aspire to mayors and governorships in 27 of the 32 Colombian departments
Cristina Fernández returns to the center of the electoral scene in a bid against Macri
The former president said that the Argentines need another government "and that has to be with Alberto Fernández president" ...
Judge orders preventive detention against Rafael Correa for alleged bribes
"I order the preventive detention ... to ensure the appearance at trial," said Judge Daniella Camacho
Mexico wants U.S. help to identify white supremacist threats
Mexican government also said it may also request the suspected perpetrator of the shooting be extradited to Mexico for trial
Maduro suspends dialogue with opposition over its support for US embargo
Nicolas Maduro ordered his delegation not to gather with the opposition in light of leader Juan Guaido's backing of the new round of US ...
Surprising discovery could change the way industry uses nickel
"This finding will help engineers predict where corrosion is most likely to begin. It may even lead to the production of metals that corrode less...
Lawyers ask the Supreme Court to repeal Amnesty Law in Nicaragua
Opponents claim that the law "violets, openly, the Political Constitution of Nicaragua, because this denies the right to access to justice" ...
Cuba will double the number of doctors serving in Jamaica
Cuba's medical mission in Jamaica began to provide services in 1976 and today is made up of nursing professionals, doctors, among others
A bus becomes a school for migrant children in U.S.-Mexico border
In the border city of Tijuana, a bus is offering a rare chance at school to Central American and Mexican children
Duque's Presidency, a year with ups and downs
In LatinAmerican Post we review the events that have marked his first year as president of Colombia
Uruguay issues travel warning for U.S. after weekend mass shootings
Travelers are urged to take precautions "in the face of growing indiscriminate violence, mostly for hate crimes, including racism and discriminat...
The women of 1819
Celebrating the Bicentennial of the Battle of Boyacá, in Colombia, we pay tribute to the women who collaborated to make Latin America a free re...
Colombia will give citizenship to children of Venezuelans born in its territory
The president stressed that, with the decision taken on Monday, they support "defenseless creatures who want to have a nationality"
President of Honduras denies having used drug money in presidential campaign
The Presidency indicates that "the clearest sign of who is who in the war on drug trafficking is to see who fought and achieved the approval of e...
Peruvian government seeks advance of elections for April next year
The Prime Minister presented the reform to change the Constitution that cuts the presidential term and the 130 legislators of Congress in one year
Colombia coca cultivation down slightly, UN report says
Colombia is one of the world's top producers of cocaine. Rebel groups, criminal gangs, and former paramilitaries are all involved in production&nb...
Pigs for peace: winding back from war in Colombia
Pigs, papayas and peppers are helping seal the peace in Colombia as villagers return to the land after decades of war
Colombia will host the World Maritime Summit to promote gender equality
Attendees will talk about the "impact of women in the maritime community"
Paraguay lawmakers back down on impeachment threat after hydropower deal annulled
Abdo apologized for the handling of the scandal over the signing of an energy pact with Brazil
Guatemala's shortcomings raise doubts about U.S. migration deal
Guatemala becomes a so-called "safe third country," turning it into a buffer zone for migrants trying to reach the United States
US includes Venezuelan minister in a list of most wanted fugitives
El Aissami, 44, is wanted for his alleged links to international drug trafficking
Maduro says fugitive ex-leaders of FARC are 'welcome' in Venezuela
Security sources and the Government of Colombia argue that Márquez and Santrich hide in Venezuela
Mass decapitations as at least 52 killed in Brazil prison riot
At least 52 inmates died, with 16 decapitated, in a prison riot on Monday in the northern Brazilian state of Para
Paraguay will ask Brazil to leave without effect a controversial act on binational hydroelectric
The Government said that the decision, which regularizes the conditions for contracting energy, was taken in diplomatic instances
Mexico to help create 20,000 jobs in Honduras to curb migration
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador and his Honduran counterpart, Juan Orlando Hernandez, pledged to work together to lift prosperity in Cen...
Latin America: these are the most unpopular presidents
Corruption scandals and economic recession are some of the main reasons why people disapprove their President in Latin America
Haiti officials say PM Lapin has resigned, new PM selected
Haitian newspaper Le Nouvelliste first reported on Monday that Lapin had offered his resignation to President Jovenel Moïse
Guatemalan activists protest migrant asylum pact with US
Carrying the blue and white national flag, demonstrators rallied in front of the presidential palace in Guatemala City
Bolsonaro threatens to imprison critical journalist
The journalist Glenn Greenwald, winner of a Pulitzer Prize, said Friday that the rules were modified so that he could be arrested "for reporting&...
Maduro asks Colombia's military to 'disobey' orders against Venezuela
The message aired after the US sanctioned more than 20 people, including three Maduro's stepsons and a Colombian businessman for a food ...
Venezuelans will need a visa to enter Ecuador
The new requirement was decreed as part of a government order and security plan for migrants and follows higher demands also in Peru and Chile
US sanctions Maduro's stepsons for alleged food corruption
The three men, commonly known as Los Chamos — Venezuelan slang for "the kids" — are also under investigation by prosecutors in M...
Armed men steal $40 million of gold, metals from Brazil airport
Several of the suspects arrived at the Guarulhos airport in a black pickup truck with livery resembling Brazil's federal police
Puerto Rico governor resigns, protesters warn successor: 'We don't want you either'
After 12 days of sometimes violent demonstrations, first-term governor Rosselló said he would step down on Aug. 2
Colombia would invest more than US $ 1 billion to renovate fighter jet fleet
The South American country has about 20 K-firs bought 30 years ago, so it considers the replacement of aircraft as a priority
Trump says "Guatemala has not been good" after it rejected Safe Third Agreement
The Guatemalan government planned to hold a summit with Trump last week in which Morales would sign the safe third country agreement, but canceled its...
Venezuelan capital resumes activities after blackout
The electricity service recovered in Caracas and in at least 10 of the 23 states of the country after a failure that was recorded on Monday at 16...
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