Pablo M. Chiozza is LATAM Airline Group’s senior vice president for the U.S., Canada and Caribbean and is based in Miami. He describes the challenges LATAM faces after the TAM-LAN merger in 2012. The airline operates1,400 daily flights in Latin America.
As Venezuela has been hit with looting and food riots, the opposition is gearing up plans to cut president Nicolás Maduro’s term short through a recall referendum. The crisis has drawn the attention of the OAS and U.S. diplomats.
In the 1980s and 1990s, U.S. pop music was infused by the “Miami sound” — upbeat, radio-friendly songs by Gloria Estefan, Jon Secada, Exposé, Willy Chirino and Julio Iglesias, performed in English or Spanish but leavened with a recognizably Hispanic beat.
Back from a bilateral trip to meet with Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, the U.S. undersecretary of state for political affairs said the reopening of diplomatic talks with Venezuela won’t clash with the administration’s support of a recall referendum that could end Maduro’s term.
As the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) are poised to sign a peace deal that might end the half century conflict, women on both sides of the political divide are trying to guarantee that female fighters don’t lose their hard-earned status as they reenter society.
The Pentagon delivered a Yemeni captive to Montenegro Wednesday after he spent 14 years at Guantánamo as a suspected Osama bin Laden bodyguard, leaving 79 captives at the U.S. Navy base detention center in Cuba.
Colombian government and guerrilla negotiators in Havana on Wednesday announced that they had made a breakthrough on some of the most sensitive issues surrounding a peace deal aimed at ending the country's half-century civil conflict.
A day after No. 2 finisher Jude Célestin confirmed his participation in Haiti’s Oct. 9 rerun presidential election, top finisher Jovenel Moïse and third place finisher Moïse Jean-Charles did the same, hours before Wednesday’s midnight deadline.
The Organization of American States will debate whether the embattled Venezuela government is a democracy after OAS Secretary-General Luis Almagro invoked the group’s Democratic Charter. If the OAS determines that Venezuela has violated the charter, it could be suspended from the 34-nation group. It’s a rare event for the United Nations-like group that’s supposed to provide the democratic underpinning for governance in the Americas, but has resisted meddling in other governments’ affairs.
Four witnesses from the government’s executive branch testified in front of members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee at a hearing on Capitol Hill Wednesday. In questioning led by subcommittee chairman Rep. Jeff Duncan, R.-S.C., legislators asked what actions the U.S. government is – and could be – taking to alleviate the suffering of the Venezuelan people, like applying more economic sanctions.
Myrtha Vilbon, the owner of Glory Industries, shows off her toilet paper company in Haiti. She’ll be among four Haitian entrepreneurs attending the Global Entrepreneurship Summit at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California, with President Barack Obama.
How one woman is bringing hygiene to Haiti
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Family film clips shows one of the last U.S.-Cuba cruises
Cuban fishermen call on more collaboration with U.S. to preserve marine life