Source: U.S. Department of State Press Statement Jen Psaki Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC June 18, 2013 The United States is concerned by the Ecuadorian National Assembly’s passage last Friday of a Communications Law that could restrict freedom of the press and limit the ability of independent media to [...]
Source: Reuters By Eduardo Garcia QUITO | Fri Jun 14, 2013 4:13pm EDT QUITO (Reuters) – Ecuador’s...
Source: The New York Times By WILLIAM NEUMAN and MAGGY AYALA When President Rafael Correa of Ecuador won re-election...
SEC Announces More Charges in Massive Kickback Scheme to Secure Business of Venezuelan Bank FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2013-109 Washington,...
Source: Reuters By Brian Winter BUENOS AIRES, June 13 (Reuters) – More than a decade after Argentina’s epic financial collapse of 2001-02, many investors are rushing for the door once again. From big Chinese and Brazilian companies like miner Vale SA <VALE5.SA>, to small-business owners and savers, the fear of [...]Read more ›
Source: Miami Herald BY ANDRES OPPENHEIMER AOPPENHEIMER@MIAMIHERALD.COM Something very unusual happened at the 34-country Organization of American States (OAS) annual foreign ministers’ meeting last week: the United States and Mexico won a diplomatic victory over authoritarian populist governments that wanted a free hand to suppress human rights monitors and critical [...]Read more ›
By Jaime Daremblum May 30, 2013 Back in September, Argentines held massive nationwide rallies to protest the autocratic abuses, economic failures, and rampant corruption of President Cristina Kirchner. Two months later, they held even bigger demonstrations. And on April 18, they held their largest protests yet, with roughly two million people marching in cities and towns [...]Read more ›
Fuente: La Nación CIUDAD DEL VATICANO (EFE).- El papa Francisco afirmó hoy que los corruptos son “el anticristo”, porque hacen daño a la Iglesia y son “un peligro, ya que son adoradores de sí mismos, sólo piensan en ellos y consideran que no necesitan de Dios”. El Sumo Pontífice hizo [...]Read more ›
Source: BBC News By Irene Caselli Ever since Nelson Zapata started shining shoes in the shadow of Ecuador’s presidential palace 33 years ago, 13 heads of state have ruled this Andean country. One acting president lasted just six days. A few managed to complete their terms. Two were ousted by [...]Read more ›
Source: Miami Herald By ALMUDENA CALATRAVA Associated Press The Argentine prosecutor who charged a handful of former Iranian officials with masterminding the 1994 bombing of a Buenos Aires Jewish center accused Iran on Wednesday of “infiltrating” South America and setting up intelligence networks to carry out more terrorist attacks in [...]Read more ›