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Guatemala President in Deep Trouble (Video)

August 27, 2015 | No Comments »

In Guatemala, a judge has ordered that former Vice President Roxana Baldetti must remain in prison while her corruption trial takes place. The ruling comes on the heels of the Guatemalan Supreme Court’s decision Tuesday to lift the immunity from prosecution for President Otto Pérez Molina, clearing the way for his impeachment.




Protests in Guatemala Threaten to Unseat President

August 24, 2015 | No Comments »

We turn now to Guatemala, where President Otto Pérez Molina is attempting to hold onto his office despite growing calls demanding for his resignation.




Venezuela Shuts Down Border with Colombia Following Paramilitary Attack

August 21, 2015 | 1 Comment »

Venezuela closed its borders on Thursday with Colombia for 72 hours following an alleged attack by Colombian paramilitary groups that left three Venezuelan soldiers wounded, DPA reported.




Greek PM Resigns, Calls for New Election

August 21, 2015 | 1 Comment »

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras announced his resignation on Thursday, paving the way for new elections in which he will run. The move came after Tsipras lost the support of many members of his own Syriza party, which opposed his backing of the demands of international creditors for yet more austerity and economic reform in exchange for a new $96 billion bailout.




BANGKUKUK TAIK: Paradise Under Threat (Video, English subtitles)

August 20, 2015 | 1 Comment »

Bangkukuk is a cozy, paradisiacal place for its inhabitants, who have inherited the joy of an authentic life from earlier generations. It may sound utopian, but, if you pay attention to the details highlighted by the documentary, you will come across things that will make you doubt your perception of happiness and development.




Ecuador: The Truth That Sets Us Free

August 19, 2015 | 3 comments

Because of the professional and civil background of its bureaucracy, Correa’s leadership has been infinitely superior to other progressive movements – and to Cuba – in terms of its “administration of things.” In terms of “governing human beings,” however…




John Kerry Arrives in Havana to Re-Open US Embassy

August 14, 2015 | No Comments »

US Secretary of State John Kerry landed in Havana at nine in the morning on Friday. Kerry came to reopen the US embassy 54 years after Washington broke diplomatic, economic and commercial relations with the country.




Kerry Travels to Cuba to Raise the US Flag in Havana

August 12, 2015 | 21 comments

A new milestone in the historic rapprochement between two old enemies takes place this Friday when US Secretary of State John Kerry travels to Cuba to officially reopen the US embassy on the island after more than half a century.




Ecuador Indigenous Communities Stage Anti-Government Protest

August 11, 2015 | No Comments »

The Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador (CONAIE) today announced a nationwide uprising calling on the government to rectify a number of policies aimed at different sectors of the population, DPA reported.




Workers Protest Expropriation of “Polar” Food Production Plant in Venezuela

July 31, 2015 | 4 comments

Workers at Polar, Venezuela’s largest private food producer, protested the expropriation of their plant in Caracas on Thursday, after a court ordered their eviction for the building of low cost homes.