Interview with Otto Reich, El Salvador, October 9, 2013 http://www.elsalvador.com/mwedh/nota/nota_completa.asp?idCat=47655&idArt=8232422 Otto Reich was the United States ambassador to Venezuela and held other high-ranking positions during the Ronald Reagan and George Bush administrations, experiences that lead him to have a better understanding of Latin American politics. He was visiting El Salvador, […]
By Tim Johnson — McClatchy Foreign Staff – McClatchy DC PANAMA CITY — Two Cuban MiG-21 jet fighters found aboard...
By Ray Walser In New York, the so-called “pragmatic” Iranian president Hassan Rouhani urged the United States and the West to abandon...
CONFERENCE POLITICAL USE OF THE JUDICIAL SYSTEM IN LATIN AMERICA October 8th, 2013 – 9:00 am to 1:00 pm Heritage Foundation 214...
Associated Press, Published: September 30 | Updated: Tuesday, October 1 CARACAS, Venezuela — President Nicolas Maduro said Tuesday...
Source: LAHT Former National Guard Captain Vassyly Kotosky Villarroel Ramirez was Previously Indicted...
Source: Miami Herald By Andres Oppenheimer The U.S. State Department said this week it will reevaluate...
Source: The Daily Beast By: Josh Rogin Following a report by a leading Argentinian prosecutor,...
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Source: William Neuman New York Times, October 1 CARACAS, Venezuela — The start of the season for two premier teams in this baseball-loving nation was thrown into doubt after thieves stripped vast amounts of copper wire from the lights in this city’s main stadium. Basic items are often so hard […]Read more ›
A Closer Look at Cuba and its Recent History of Proliferation Opening Statement of Chairman Matt Salmon (AZ-05),Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere As prepared for delivery Earlier this summer, on July 16th,, the Panamanian government discovered and detained the North Korean flagged Chong Chon Gang cargo vessel traveling from […]Read more ›
El país sudamericano se encuentra casi fuera de los mercados internacionales y China lo financia a cambio de hipotecar sus reservas petroleras Ezequiel Vázquez-Ger | ElPaís.Com En los últimos días se hizo pública la noticia de que Ecuador recibió un préstamo chino por 1.200 millones de dólares en concepto de […]Read more ›
BBC News by Irene Caselli Theories abound in Venezuela regarding Tuesday’s blackout which affected more than two-thirds of the country. While President Nicolas Maduro has accused political opponents of sabotaging the power system, the opposition blames government incompetence for the largest power cut in five years. As parts of the […]Read more ›
Source Miami Herald by Andres Oppenheimer The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is doing great things in Latin America, but I wonder whether its latest role as a middleman to help place 4,000 Cuban doctors in remote areas of Brazil does not amount to sponsoring slavery. Under a deal […]Read more ›
Source: LAHT Former National Guard Captain Vassyly Kotosky Villarroel Ramirez was Previously Indicted by the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Eastern District of New York for Aiding Mexican Drug Cartels. WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of the Treasury today designated Venezuelan national, Vassyly Kotosky Villarroel Ramirez, as a drug kingpin […]Read more ›
Ezequiel Vázquez-Ger | Infobae.com Un irresponsable manejo en la política económica por parte del Gobierno deRafael Correa podría estar dejando al país en una difícil situación, poniendo en riesgo a la propia dolarización. Anuncios desmedidos tales como la renuncia alATPDEA, sumado el creciente balance en dólares que el Banco Central de Venezuela posee con Ecuador debido al uso del Sistema Único […]Read more ›
Source: Washington Post The Mexican law student was surprised by how easy it was to get into Iran two years ago. By merely asking questions about Islam at a party, he managed to pique the interest of Iran’s top diplomat in Mexico. Months later, he had a plane ticket and […]Read more ›
Source: Miami Herald By Andres Oppenheimer The U.S. State Department said this week it will reevaluate a recent report in which it downplayed Iran’s links to terrorism in Latin America. But don’t expect an immediate change in U.S. policy. Judging from what I’m told by senior U.S. officials, the Obama […]Read more ›
Source: The Daily Beast By: Josh Rogin Following a report by a leading Argentinian prosecutor, the State Department has decided to reexamine its own assessment of Iran’s growing infrastructure to support terrorist activities in Latin America. President-elect Hassan Rowhani waves as he attends a press conference in Tehran on Monday. (Behrouz […]Read more ›