Venezuela: Opposition Doesn’t Recognize Voting Results

October 16, 2017 | No Comments »

The Venezuelan opposition said today it does not recognize the results of the National Electoral Council (CNE) in the regional elections held Sunday, which gave the ruling party a victory 17 governors against five for the opposition.

Maduro Forces Win Major Victory in Venezuela

October 16, 2017 | 2 comments

The Venezuelan government, under the leadership of President Nicolas Maduro, won a surprise solid victory Sunday in the regional elections, winning 17 of 23 governors races, against five of the opposition and one still in dispute in the vote count, according to the partial official results.

Venezuela Elects Governors on Sunday

October 14, 2017 | 1 Comment »

Venezuelans will vote Sunday to elect 23 regional governors, amid the tension generated by President Nicolas Maduro’s warning that winners who do not recognize his controversial Constituent Assembly will not be allowed to take office.

Cuban Journalist in Mexico: “My Earthquake of September 19”

October 7, 2017 | 1 Comment »

I’m not going to deny it. In the face of the destructive force of the earthquake which hit the center of Mexico on September 19th, my immediate reaction was journalist block. Especially because of two main reasons: 1) There was a lot of pressing things to do on the street and 2) I had (I still have) too many new experiences to process.

Putin Gives Venezuela’s Maduro some Breathing Room

October 4, 2017 | No Comments »

Russia said it is open to a restructuring of the Venezuelan debt with Moscow shortly before a meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro in Moscow.

US Tells Cuba to Remove 15 Diplomats from Washington

October 3, 2017 | 5 comments

The United States today told Cuba to withdraw 15 diplomats from Washington to ensure “fairness” between the two countries, after the State Department ordered more than half of its officials to leave the island until the mysterious attacks on their health is clarified.

Cuba Sends Specialized Medical Brigade to Mexico Post-Earthquake

September 30, 2017 | 5 comments

Cuba sent on Friday a brigade of 37 doctors and paramedics to the Mexican state of Oaxaca to attend the victims of the earthquake that left nearly 100 people dead on September 7. On September 19, a new earthquake of magnitude 7.1 left 330 people dead and hundreds of buildings destroyed, especially in Mexico City.

Is the Crisis over in Venezuela?

September 29, 2017 | 1 Comment »

This Saturday, it’ll be two months without pictures of opposition protests against Nicolas Maduro’s government which were appearing in newspapers worldwide every day. Nonetheless, the country’s crisis is still alive and kicking and is moving forward like a steamroller.

Hurricane Maria Moves North Away from the Battered Caribbean

September 22, 2017 | No Comments »

Hurricane Maria, which caused massive damage and casualties in numerous Caribbean countries is now moving into the open Atlantic, away from the region.

Mexico in Grief: Solidarity Among Tragedy

September 20, 2017 | No Comments »

Wearing improvised masks, motorcycle helmets and using picks and shovels, hundreds of people in Mexico City formed human chains along buildings that had crumbled down after the earthquake, in an attempt to try and help remove rubble and rescue victims, even during the night.