Category: Latin America

staffJanuary 23, 2018

Puerto Rico to privatize state owned power company

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello announced Monday the island will privatize the assets of its state owned power company. Rossello ...

staffJanuary 23, 2018

Peru passes law to build roads through Amazon’s remotest regions

Peruvian lawmakers approved a bill that will allow the government to build roads in remote regions of the Amazon rainforest ...

staffJanuary 8, 2018

Dozens killed as wave of violence hits Juárez, Chihuahua

At least 25 people were killed over a course of two days, including 12 murders in two hours, in Ciudad ...

staffJanuary 2, 2018

At least nine dead in Brazil prison riot

At least nine people were killed and 14 others wounded Monday in a prison riot in the central Brazilian state ...

staffDecember 26, 2017

New clashes in Peru over Fujimori’s pardon

Police in Peru have fired tear gas and clashed with thousands of protesters angry at the authorities’ decision to pardon ...

staffDecember 23, 2017

Venezuela expels Brazillian ambassador

Venezuela has expelled the Brazilian Ambassador to Caracas, Ruy Pereira, and Canadian charge d’affaires Craib Kowalik. The move was announced ...

staffDecember 19, 2017

Tourists killed in Mexico bus crash

A bus carrying tourists from a cruise ship has overturned in south-eastern Mexico, killing 11 people, officials say. Another 20 ...

staffDecember 18, 2017

Sebastian Pinera wins Chile’s presidential run-off election

Chile elected former President Sebastian Pinera to a new term in office in the country’s run-off election on Sunday. Pinera, ...

staffDecember 1, 2017

Argentina’s missing submarine: ‘No one will be rescued’

Argentina has called off the rescue operation for its missing submarine 15 days after a reported explosion apparently sent it ...

staffNovember 1, 2017

Ecuador President stripped of chairmanship of ruling party

Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno was ousted from his post as the chairman of the ruling PAIS Alliance party, the party ...