Colgate is glorified as the toothpaste supplier for more than half of the world’s households. Yet the multi-billion dollar company shocked the world when it recently announced lagging sales in Venezuelan markets.Read More
Peace talks between the government of Colombia and the National Liberation Army (Ejército de Liberación Nacional) will now take place in Cuba after Ecuador pulled its support as the original host country.Read More
So far 42 gymnasts claim that they experienced a wide range of sexual abuse at the hands of Lopez when they were minors.
The Suriname's Coast Guard reported Monday that 16 fishermen have gone missing after their boats were attacked by pirates off the coast of Suriname, late Friday night.
Former President of Guatemala and mayor of Guatemala City, Álvaro Arzú, has died at the age of 72.Read More
The Aztecs, Mayans, and Incas had numerous documented incidents of human sacrifice, yet the scale and magnitude of the Chimú sacrifice are unprecedented, not only for the western hemisphere but for the entire world.Read More
Over the weekend, violent protests erupted across Nicaragua, resulting in the deaths of over 25 protesters. The citizens of Nicaragua have taken to the streets of Managua to protest their discontent with social security revisions implemented by President Ortega’s administration.Read More
Díaz-Canel enters office at a critical time for Cuba.Read More
On April 15, Guatemalans voted to file a claim that seeks to recover over 53 percent of Belize’s territory. The ballot asked whether voters agreed to send the issue to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) located in the Hague, Netherlands.Read More
Ecuador’s President Lenin Moreno has confirmed the murders of three members of a journalism team who were kidnapped last month at the Ecuador-Colombia border. Over the weekend, President Moreno confirmed their deaths via Twitter: “With deep pain I lament to inform that the assassination of our compatriots is confirmed. I have arranged immediate action. The country is in mourning.”Read More
The Pope invited several of the victims to Rome in order to beg their forgiveness and “repair the scandal as much as possible.”Read More
“Before [the villagers of San Jose Calderas, Guatemala] started leaving for the States, all the houses were made out of canes and wire,” recalls villager Maria Lopez Santos. “But thanks to the United States, those who knew how to think and manage their money began to build houses and buy vegetable plots.”Read More
Former Bolivian President Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada and his Defense Minister, José Carlos Sánchez Berzaín, were found responsible for the extrajudicial killings of 58 unarmed civilians (estimates vary) during protests in 2003.Read More
On Thursday, a federal judge sentenced former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva to 12 years in prison on corruption charges.Read More
On March 25, a group of Central American men, women, and children began marching towards the U.S.- Mexico border. The 2,000 mile march, which started in Tapachula, Honduras has picked up more than 1,500 migrants along the way.Read More
In 2003, a mummified “alien” was discovered by amatuer collector Oscar Munoz in the abandoned nitrate mining town of La Noria, Chile.Read More