Rousseff to testify in Petrobras case

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, suspended from office pending her impeachment trial, has been called as a defense witness for a key figure in the Petrobras corruption scandal

Inter-American Commission's budget crisis

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR or Commission) announced that a budget crisis was forcing it to “suspend visits it had planned for this year, as well as its 159th and 160th sessions,”

What Latin America can learn from Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia is hardly a model country, but it has laid out a plan to end its dependence on oil, something that many Latin American countries, that depend on commodity exports for more than 80 percent of their export income, should learn from.

Latam's anticorruption feeling: Stop stealing

Corruption has long been endemic in Latin America. Voters have tolerated politicians who “steal but get things done”

Obama in Cuba

President Barack Obama is in Cuba for a historic three-day visit to the island and talks with its communist leader. The 54 year embargo, human rights and trade are in the agenda

California: The sale of recreational marijuana has officially begun

California: The sale of recreational marijuana has officially begun

1 out of 5 Americans will be able to buy cannabis

Iran: its core is trembling

Iran: its core is trembling

A week of protests have resulted in more than 20 deaths and hundreds of arrests 

The Trump Era: what about the American Dream?

The Trump Era: what about the American Dream?

43 millions of immigrants, 15% of the US population, live with the fear of being deported due to the severe measures of president Trump

Iceland legalizes equal gender pay

Iceland legalizes equal gender pay

On New Year’s Day, the island nation became the first in the world to legislate that paying a woman less than a man is illegal

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What is happening with the Confederation statues in the USA?

The debate around the confederate statues has caused clashes of opinions and waves of violence in many cities of the US

Half of the world's population lacks access to essential health services

Half of the world's population lacks access to essential health services

Health care is key for a growing population and economic growth  

North Korea: actions against the new sanctions imposed by the UN

North Korea: actions against the new sanctions imposed by the UN

The government described these actions as "an act of war that destroys the peace and stability of the region”

Russian elections: Boycott and surveillance

Russian elections: Boycott and surveillance

Putin's main opponent calls on his supporters to boycott the 2018 elections 

After 25 years, Alabama has a Democrat senator

After 25 years, Alabama has a Democrat senator

Since 1992 Alabama had not had a Democrat Senator

United States: What happened to the New York Pact?

United States: What happened to the New York Pact?

The Trump Administration has been consistent with its vision of immigration policy and the America First promises

Macron is likely to win France’s elections

The french see Emmanuel Macron ahead of his contestant, Marine Le Pen, and closer to the presidency.

How are we reacting to Syria’s chemical attack?

The world reacted to the attack that killed at least 72 and injured 300 in the Idleb province.

1 in 4 children will face water scarcity by 2040

UNICEF warned that as many as 600 million children will be threatened by depleted sources of safe water.

How can the French election change the world?

With Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron’s popularity, The Economist says this could be France’s next revolution.

Trump’s seven steps in sabotaging human rights

Since President Donald J. Trump took office he’s pushed through a series of executive orders that directly threaten the human rights of millions of people in the United States and abroad. Amnesty International listed seven steps he has already taken.

'Global gag rule' could have dire impact in Latin America, activists warn

Donald Trump’s reversal of abortion-related aid policy will have a “chilling impact” on Latin America, say family-planning campaigners in a region that already has some of the world’s highest rates of teenage pregnancy and maternal mortality.

The right-wing News Network expansion

Breitbart News Network seeks to monetize the anger and anti-immigrant sentiment around the world unleashed by Trump’s election.

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