CARACAS, Venezuela – Spain extradited the former head of Venezuela’s military intelligence, Hugo Carvajal, to the United States on Wednesday after a Spanish high court ordered his immediate extradition on Tuesday.
The official TikTok account of the presidency of Colombia posted a video over the weekend using footage from the upcoming film Barbie to invite Colombians to the federal government’s July 20 Independence Day celebrations.
The Maracaibo Environment Institute warned over the weekend that roughly 40 percent of Lake Maracaibo, Venezuela’s largest lake, is contaminated with Microcystis cyanobacteria, locally referred to as verdín (“greenery”).
A Guatemalan court suspended the operations of the center-left Semilla party, led by presidential runner-up candidate Bernardo Arévalo, on Wednesday over claims the party engaged in illicit campaign financing and forged signatures.
The Chilean Chamber of Deputies will vote Wednesday on if to continue a constitutional accusation process initiated by Chilean conservative lawmakers against the nation’s Education Minister, Marco Antonio Ávila.
Brazil announced a police investigation of Eduardo Bolsonaro, son of former President Jair Bolsonaro, for
condemning “teachers who indoctrinate.”
Cubans on the island and in exile are marking the two-year anniversary on Tuesday of the historic, nationwide anti-communist protests of July 11, 2021, estimated to have drawn out nearly 200,000 people to demand an end to the violent Castro family oligarchy.
Nicaraguan newspaper La Prensa reported on Monday that communists supporting or belonging to the brutal dictatorship of Sandinista leader Daniel Ortega have entered the United States as beneficiaries of the Biden Administration’s humanitarian parole program.
Peruvian officials on Sunday announced they had intercepted 23 Afghans in the custody of migrant traffickers operating along the border with Brazil. The migrants included four children, one of them a two-month-old baby.
CARACAS, Venezuela — A commission of socialist lawmakers belonging to the socialist regime of dictator Nicolás Maduro announced on Thursday they have opened a criminal case against former American President Donald Trump on charges of “crimes against humanity.”
The communist Sandinista regime of Nicaragua sent Matagalpa Bishop Monsignor Rolando Álvarez back to prison on Wednesday after negotiations between the Vatican and the Ortega regime failed to secure his release, according to the local newspaper, Confidencial.
A retired American intelligence official told the Miami Herald in a report published Wednesday that China has been conducting espionage activities in Cuba since at least 1992, taking advantage of the fall of the Soviet Union to forge a closer relationship with the fellow communist nation.
Chinese electric carmaker BYD announced on Tuesday that it will invest $620 million to build a new electric vehicle industrial complex in Brazil, a dramatic expansion of its operations in Latin America.
Canadian and European business has for decades kept the communist Cuban government afloat. Leaders in both regions are reconsidering their ties to the island, however, as the Castro regime becomes increasingly visible as an ally in the world’s most harrowing conflicts.
CARACAS – Venezuela’s establishment “opposition” has closed ranks around 14 candidates for its upcoming October 22 primary.
Guatemala’s Constitutional Court ordered the nation’s top electoral court to temporarily suspend the officialization of the June 25 presidential election on Saturday evening and ordered it to review the ballots used in the election.
Bolivia’s socialist President Luis Arce signed contracts with China and Russia to hand over control of its two largest lithium deposits.
A seven-judge panel in Brazil on Friday barred former president Jair Bolsonaro from running for office until 2030, effectively ending his hopes for a political comeback after narrowly losing to left-wing Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who was himself convicted of taking bribes in 2017.
The Brazilian Public Prosecutor’s Office (MPF) has moved to strip conservative network Jovem Pan of its three radio broadcasting licenses.
The Russian Embassy in Bogotá, Colombia, issued a statement on Wednesday chastizing three Colombian nationals for being present this week at a pizzeria in Donetsk, occupied Ukraine, which Russia bombed, suggesting the Colombians seek a more “appropriate” place to “savor Ukrainian cuisine.”
Documents obtained by the rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) indicate that the National Institutes of Health (NIH) appears to have advised a decrepit monkey laboratory in Colombia on how to potentially continue to receive U.S. taxpayers’ dollars.
El Salvador’s ruling New Ideas (NI) Party confirmed on Monday that President Nayib Bukele registered his candidacy for the upcoming 2024 presidential election despite the nation’s constitution explicitly forbidding a current president from seeking reelection.
The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) documented record-high coca cultivation and cocaine production throughout 2021 in its 2023 World Drug Report, released on Monday.
Guatemala held the first round of its presidential election on Sunday, resulting in more “null” votes than the total for any single candidate.
American actor Jeffrey Parise caught Cuba’s figurehead “president” Miguel Díaz-Canel and partner Lis Cuesta enjoying one of Rome’s top fine dining restaurants this week, outraging Cubans who have faced frequent, severe food shortages at home for decades.
Amnesty International issued an “urgent” call for Cuba to free Yoruba leader Loreto Hernández García and his wife, Donaida Pérez Paseiro.
The office of radical socialist Honduran President Xiomara Castro said on Wednesday that control of the national prison system will be transferred to the military police for at least one year.
Brazil’s top electoral court, the Superior Electoral Tribunal (TSE), began a trial on Thursday morning against former President Jair Bolsonaro that could end with a ban on him from running for public office.
More than 90,000 Colombians gathered on the streets of 15 of Colombia’s main cities on Tuesday in the latest round of peaceful protests against radical leftist President Gustavo Petro and the leftist reforms his government seeks to implement.
China and Cuba are holding advanced negotiations to establish a joint military training facility on Cuban soil, according to a report based on anonymous sources published by the Wall Street Journal on Tuesday.
Miguel Díaz-Canel, the figurehead “president” the Castro family uses to represent the Cuban Communist Party abroad, held a meeting with Pope Francis on Tuesday as part of a greater tour of Europe including Italy, Serbia, and France.
The leftist government of Chile announced on Monday it would begin handing out free sanitary masks in public transportation on Monday, a week after mandating the use of face coverings for everyone over five years of age in schools.
Colombia’s radical leftist President Gustavo Petro is reportedly studying the possibility of establishing an international fund to finance the Marxist National Liberation Army (ELN) terrorist organization so that they stop “committing crimes” against Colombian citizens.
Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi pledged to confront the United States and its “aggressive imperial policy” alongside the communist Castro regime’s figurehead President Miguel Díaz-Canel and former Cuban dictator Raúl Castro during his trip to Havana on Thursday.
The Mexico and the USMNT game was halted after four ejections, fights in the stands, and loud anti-gay chants.
Thousands of pregnant Russian women have traveled to Argentina to give birth to their children in the South American nation, which automatically grants Argentine citizenship to the newborn child and grants both parents an easy pathway to Argentine citizenship and passports.
Argentine soccer player Lionel Messi, whose team is the reigning FIFA World Cup champion, played an exhibition match alongside his team in Beijing, China, on Friday – genocidal dictator Xi Jinping’s 70th birthday.
The Justice Court of Brazil’s São Paulo State (TJSP) ordered a bank holding former President Jair Bolsonaro’s assets to freeze 87,400 Brazilian reais (roughly $18,000) in funds on Tuesday over his refusal to pay a fine for not wearing a sanitary mask in 2021.
CARACAS, Venezuela — Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi met with Venezuela’s socialist dictator Nicolás Maduro in Caracas on Monday, the first stop on Raisi’s tour of Latin America this week which will also include meetings in Cuba and Nicaragua.
John Kirby railed against “shameful” leaks indicating that China is working on building, or may already have, a spy base in Cuba.