Latin and Central American News

  • Turkey's path is clear and open 19 Jul 2018 22:11 Sabah The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development's (OECD) recent report on social mobility, titled "A Broken Social Elevator? How to Promote Social Mobility," has unveiled that the new generations are much less fortunate in terms of …
  • Datebook: A new performance festival, art about sound and a museum's Friday night party 19 Jul 2018 18:08 Los Angeles Times A raft of fresh performances and an installation inspired by hearing and sound. Plus, a Friday party at the Getty and sculpture inspired by the stars. Here are nine exhibitions and events to check out in the coming week: New Original Works Festival 2018, …
  • Government News 19/7 19 Jul 2018 11:03 Vietnam Net Prime Minister receives Malaysian official Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (R) receives Dato Sri Idris Jala, Chief Executive Officer of the Performance Management and Delivery Unit of Malaysia on July 18  Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc received Dato Sri …
  • 'Everyone is an enemy who's deserving of death, rape and jail': Death squads have returned to Nicaragua 18 Jul 2018 20:33 PRI / GlobalPost Nicaragua is living an Orwellian nightmare. Over the past three months, Daniel Ortega's government of "reconciliation and national unity" has killed more than 300 people, injured thousands and abducted and disappeared hundreds more. …
  • Update: Nicaraguan bishops to pray for exorcism as violence continues 18 Jul 2018 18:03 Tablet MANAGUA, Nicaragua (CNS) -- Police and paramilitaries in Nicaragua have attacked another parish in an indigenous community as churches and clergy come under attack for trying to protect populations protesting authoritarian rule. Gunfire and was directed …
  • Government News 18/7 18 Jul 2018 07:04 Vietnam Net The Government needs to change itself in the Fourth Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0) in order to be able to govern the country in the digital age, said Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.  Addressing the Vietnam ICT Summit in Hanoi on July 18, the …
  • Howard Davis: The Glory That Was Greece, And The Grandeur That Was Rome (Part I) 17 Jul 2018 22:43 Scoop The Glory That Was Greece, And The Grandeur That Was Rome (Part One) On desperate seas long wont to roam, Thy hyacinth hair, thy classic face, Thy Naiad airs have brought me home To the glory that was Greece, And the grandeur that was Rome. - Edgar Allan …
  • READ: Obama's full speech about the 'politics of fear and resentment' 17 Jul 2018 20:05 KITV Honolulu's Channel 4 (CNN) -- Former President Barack Obama spoke in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Tuesday to honor the late Nelson Mandela. One day after President Donald Trump shocked the world with his news conference performance beside Russian President Vladimir Putin, …
  • Nicaragua 'coup has failed', Ortega ally says 17 Jul 2018 19:01 Digital Journal Nicaragua's government has defeated a "coup", a senior minister told AFP in an interview Wednesday after months of deadly protests in the Central American country against President Daniel Ortega. Paul Oquist, the minister for national …
  • The Battle For Zimbabwe 17 Jul 2018 02:25 Black Star News Why Bush And Blair Want Mugabe Dead During the month of March 2007, a new wave of propaganda, diplomatic and media attacks against Zimbabwe were launched. These biased news reports on Zimbabwe are not new. They extend back to the period of the national …
  • World Cup 2018: Guardian writers pick their highs and lows 16 Jul 2018 13:44 Guardian Unlimited's Blogs Nick Ames Match of the tournament Russia v Croatia had it all: a spectacular goal from Denis Cheryshev, unbearable tension during a see-sawing extra-time period, raucous celebrations when Mário Fernandes equalised and then shootout heartache for the hosts …
  • Government News 16/7 16 Jul 2018 07:16 Vietnam Net HCMC Party Committee office chief reprimanded Thai Thi Bich Lien, head of the Office of the HCMC Party Committee, has been reprimanded for her involvement in a State-owned enterprise’s controversial sale of land to a private business. At the 17th …