Opposition Members Including Former Presidential Candidate Rosales Freed in Venezuela

Nuevo Tiempo leader Manuel Rosales. Photo courtesy of VTV. (archives)

Rachel Boothroyd-Rojas (VA) : The former opposition presidential candidate and state governor Manuel Rosales has been released in Venezuela alongside six other jailed opposition supporters. Nuevo Tiempo leader Manuel Rosales. Photo courtesy of VTV. (archives) “I am informing the people of Venezuela that I have been released alongside other political More...

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Women shows stacks of 100 Bolivar bills. Courtesy (AFP).
By nsnbc On Saturday, December 31st, 2016

Venezuela Extends Currency Exchange Deadline to January 20

 nsnbc : The administration of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro extended the currency exchange deadline for old Bs100 bills t0 January 20. Women shows stacks of 100 Bolivar bills. Courtesy (AFP). It is the second More...

Courtesy the Office of the Ombudsman.
By nsnbc On Friday, December 30th, 2016

FARC Demobilization Deadline Extended Until January 10 Due to Logistical Problems

nsnbc : The deadline for the demobilization of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia – People’s Army (FARC-EP) has been extended due to the Colombian government’s logistical problems with More...

Courtesy El Colombiano.
By nsnbc On Wednesday, December 28th, 2016

Series of Human Errors Caused Fatal Crash of LaMia BAE 146 Avro RJ85 Jet in Colombia: Investigators

nsnbc : Colombia’s Civil Aeronautics Agency wrapped up its investigation into the crash of the LaMia BAE 146 Avro RJ85 charter jet that cost the lives of 71 people in November and concluded that the crash of More...

Mossack Fonseca’s Panama office. EPA/Alejandro Bolivar
By nsnbc On Wednesday, December 28th, 2016

Half of Panama’s Rural Population Affected by Poverty

nsnbc : Some 50 percent of the Panamanian rural population lives under what is regarded as the poverty line. 14 percent of the country’s urban population including those in the capital is also affected. Mossack More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Tuesday, December 27th, 2016

New Cold War – Venezuela Furious over Colombia’s NATO Cooperation Talks

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Colombia and NATO agreed to launch cooperation talks. The move prompted a furious response from Venezuela, a recipient of Russian military technology and hardware. The North Atlantic Treaty More...

By nsnbc On Sunday, December 25th, 2016

Magnitude 7.7 Earthquake Rattles Southern Chile – Tsunami Warning

nsnbc : An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.7 on the Richter scale struck off the coast of southern Chile on Sunday, December 25, at 1422 UTC. A tsunami advisory has been issued, warning people within a 1.000 kilometer More...

By nsnbc On Friday, December 23rd, 2016

Peru: 169 Social Conflicts within 1 Month

nsnbc : The Peruvian National Office for Dialogue and Sustainability reported that the country has seen a total of 169 social conflicts in November 2016 alone. The government intervened in 50 cases while it took More...

By nsnbc On Tuesday, December 20th, 2016

Venezuela ageed to Gradual Reopening of Border, starting Tuesday

nsnbc : After a phone conversation with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro agreed to gradually open the border between the two countries, starting Tuesday. (archives) Maduro More...

Women shows stacks of 100 Bolivar bills. Courtesy (AFP).
By nsnbc On Monday, December 19th, 2016

Venezuela Keeps Border to Colombia Shut until January 2 in Attempt to Counter Economic Chaos

nsnbc : Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro issued a decree to keep the border between Venezuela and Colombia shut until January 2. The border was initially closed for 72 hours as the country withdraws its 100Bs More...