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Vatican fights money laundering.

Vatican fights money laundering.

Pope Benedict XVI on Thursday issued a document to combat money laundering in financial institutions in the Vatican, three months after the Vatican Bank was investigated.  Benedict’s ‘Moto Proprio’ document,…

Concerned about safety, Ronaldo does target shooting.

Concerned about safety, Ronaldo does target shooting.

The brazilian football player Ronaldo has been target shooting under the supervision of an officer of the Group of Armed Robbery and Burglary Suppression (Claw) of  the Sao Paulo Police.…

Dilma Rousseff: Female politicians govern key countries in Latin America.

Dilma Rousseff: Female politicians govern key countries in Latin America.

Definitely, 2011 will be THE year for female politicians in Latin America. Brazil will welcome its first female president in 2011, Dilma Rousseff. Cristina Fernandez has recuperated much of her…

Vulnerability of Brazil´s borders against illegal trafficking worries government.

Vulnerability of Brazil´s borders against illegal trafficking worries government.

A study coordinated by the brazilian Ministry of National Integration highlights the vulnerability of Brazil’s borders against smuggling and trafficking in arms and drugs. The 140-page report was prepared by…

The IACA Center in Vienna: global efforts against corruption.

The IACA Center in Vienna: global efforts against corruption.

Starting from 2011, the newly International Anti-Corruption Academy IACA, an organization initiated by the government of Austria, will train specialists who work directly in the fight against corruption. Brazil signed…

Mexican gangsters trying to settle in Argentina and produce synthetic drugs.

Mexican gangsters trying to settle in Argentina and produce synthetic drugs.

The argentinian justice issued prison sentences against 10 Mexicans accused of drug trafficking in Argentina. This new development has changed the map of that illegal activity in this South American…

Former President of Venezuela Carlos Andres Perez died in Miami at 88 years old.

Former President of Venezuela Carlos Andres Perez died in Miami at 88 years old.

The former President of Venezuela, Carlos Andrés Pérez died Saturday in Miami. He was 88 years old During his political life, Mr. Perez tried to make Venezuela a leader of…

Mexico is leading producer of pirated goods.

Mexico is leading producer of pirated goods.

Mexico is now one of the leading producers and exporters of pirated goods in Latin America and part of Eastern Europe, said  to the cuban castrist news agency Prensa Latina,…

Midterm election repercussions: U.S. Congress blocked Obama´s move to close Guantanamo Prison.

Midterm election repercussions: U.S. Congress blocked Obama´s move to close Guantanamo Prison.

United States Congress have blocked President Barack Obama’s initiative to close the controversial prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. On Wednesday ,  U.S. Congress approved a Pentagon budget that forbids spending…

South America recognizes Palestine, now is Ecuador´s turn.

South America recognizes Palestine, now is Ecuador´s turn.

Last Friday, Ecuador acknowledged Palestine as a free and independent state with borders prior to the Israeli occupation of 1967. The official recognition, signed by President Rafael Correa, is to…

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