Brazilians were steamed when Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte told a tale of armed robbery and a gun pointed at his head during a night on the town in Rio de Janeiro, but the head of Brazil's tourism board said Tuesday there was no lasting damage to Brazil's image.
Colombia and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia have reached a historic peace deal to end a half-century of civil conflict. Colombia’s President Santos announced the ‘definitive, final’ agreement hammered out during nearly four years of negotiations in Havana.
A former Colombian presidential candidate who absconded to South Florida as he was about to be convicted of corruption was picked up Wednesday by U.S. marshals, a move that could soothe concerns in Bogotá.
Pastors for Peace faces punishment for its charitable acts from the Internal Revenue Service. The organization was recently informed that will it lose its tax-exempt status for failing to declare the shipments to Cuba.
Despite achievements in gender equality, emancipation and representation at the highest levels of government, women in Cuba still face problems related to domestic violence and sexism, according to the secretary general of the Federation of Cuban Women (FMC).
Abu Zubaydah, the war-on-terror detainee who was the first to undergo abusive interrogation in secret CIA custody after 9/11, appeared before a Pentagon panel on Tuesday to plead for his release – the first time he’s been seen by any member of the public since being captured in 2002 during a shootout in Pakistan.
Abu Zubayhdah, not seen publicly since his capture by the CIA in 2002, appeared Tuesday at a U.S. government hearing called to determine whether he should remain in detention at the U.S. military prison at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba.
Abu Zubaydah, the war-on-terror detainee who was the first to undergo abusive interrogation in secret CIA custody after 9/11, appeared before a Pentagon panel on Tuesday to plead for his release — the first time he’s been seen by any member of the public since being captured in 2002 during a shootout in Pakistan.
A scathing open letter by the head of the Organization of American States is the latest broadside against Venezuela. Luis Almagro has been the leading voice denouncing the country for human rights violations and economic malfeasance. No other Latin American leader, let alone any other world leader, has been as outspoken.
The U.S. has stepped up its rhetoric as it acknowledges that entrenched Venezuelan leaders are more willing to fight to remain in power than the administration had hoped after the opposition took control of the country’s legislature in voting last year.