While President Nicolas Maduro struggles to live up to his legacy
Wanted on murder charges for role in protests that left three dead
(CARACAS, Venezuela) — President Nicolas Maduro’s government on Monday gave three U.S. Embassy officials 48 hours to leave the country, accusing the Obama administration of siding with student protesters who Venezuela accuses of inciting violence.
The announcement by Foreign Minister Elias Jaua came amid fears that renewed clashes …
Prisoners tortured during Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet’s bloody regime were brutalized in part by a pop soundtrack, new research reveals. Songs by pop legends George Harrison and Julio Iglesias were played at high volume during torture to enhance the psychological suffering of the prisoners, The Mirror reports. Torturers also played …
Even as Latin American countries are at the forefront of the war against narcotraffickers, they are also pushing alternative strategies — including the legalization of drugs, particularly marijuana
Venezuela and Guyana appear to be sources of the tainted gems – and their persistence may help doom the Kimberley Process of certifying the ethical origins of diamonds