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European observers denounce Nicaraguan election fraud

European observers denounce Nicaraguan election fraud

A European Union mission that observed Nicaragua’s presidential election in November, in which President Daniel Ortega was reelected, announced on Wednesday that there was a lack of transparency and that the…

How to design and implement public security policies. Former Uruguayan President calls for security overhaul.

How to design and implement public security policies. Former Uruguayan President calls for security overhaul.

According to former Uruguayan President Luis A. Lacalle de Herrera, a necessary overhaul of that nation’s security policy would entail proper enforcement and adaptation of its laws, prosecution for minor…

Venezuela shipping oil to Syria in spite of sanctions

Venezuela shipping oil to Syria in spite of sanctions

Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez is sending fuel to Syria, a move that could undermine the impact of international sanctions against Damascus and prop up a government engaged in bloody clashes…

Chavez launches barrage of insults against opponent

Chavez launches barrage of insults against opponent

Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez on Thursday intensified his insults against the united opposition candidate, referring to him as a “mediocre pig” with no chance of beating him in the October…

Forensic work begins after Honduran prison fire

Forensic work begins after Honduran prison fire

Honduran forensic specialists on Thursday began the complicated task of identifying the bodies of over 350 inmates who were burned or suffocated this week in a massive prison fire north…

Peru to buy 10 Super Tucano light attack aircraft

Peru to buy 10 Super Tucano light attack aircraft

Peru is interested in buying 10 Super Tucano light attack aircraft to patrol its Amazon borders, the Brazilian Minister of Defense said Tuesday, opening a new market for Brazilian manufacturer…

Argentine-British tensions put bilateral trade at risk

Argentine-British tensions put bilateral trade at risk

Recent diplomatic tension between Argentina and Britain over the Falkland Islands may affect growing bilateral trade which last year totaled 1.4 billion dollars, a new report indicates. Among Argentina’s 10…

Police in Rio end strike before Carnival

Police in Rio end strike before Carnival

Thousands of state police in Rio de Janeiro returned to work on Tuesday after a two-week strike that unleashed a wave of violent crime, disrupted preparations for carnival and raised…

Peru captures wounded rebel leader

Peru captures wounded rebel leader

Peruvian President Ollanta Humala announced Sunday his troops had captured the wounded leader of a surviving branch of the once-powerful Shining Path rebel group movement. The former army lieutenant colonel…

Mexican army scores world record meth seizure

Mexican army scores world record meth seizure

A record seizure of 15 tons of pure methamphetamine in western Mexico indicates that nation could soon be the world leader in meth production. The scale of the capture announced…

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