Yet another environmental disaster: oil spill in the Amazon region

LIMA - An indigenous group named Wampis, who possess an autonomous territory in part of the Amazon forest, submitted a formal claimed to Peruvian...

Venezuela: the world’s worst economy

CARACAS — Venezuela has deemed the worlds worst economy through a number of indicators. The Misery Index along with estimated economic growth, clearly show...

Cuba returns ‘wrongly shipped’ US missile

HAVANA — On February 13, a ‘wrongly shipped’ inert US Hellfire missile was returned to the US after having been in Cuba since June...

More than 3,100 pregnant Colombians infected with Zika virus

BOGOTA — More than 25,000 people living in Colombia have been infected with the Zika virus, and over 3,100 of them are pregnant women. Though...

UN backs Colombian peace deal mission

BOGOTA — On the 25th of January 2016, the UN unanimously approved a peace mission in Colombia. The UN will assemble a team of...

Comedian becomes President of Guatemala

GUATEMALA CITY - On January 14, 2016, Jimmy Morales began his four year long term as President of the Republic of Guatemala. Morales, 46,...

Dam burst in Brazil destroys ecosystems

BRASILIA - Almost a month ago, a dam busted in the state of Minas Gerais in Brazil, releasing toxic mud in the Rio Doce...

Will Macri breathe life into Argentina’s slowing economy?

BUENOS AIRES - A day after winning the Argentina's presidential elections, centre-right leader and Presidential elect Mauricio Macri promised to get the gears of the Argentinian economy...

Syrians arrested travelling with fake Greek passports in Central America sparks fear

SAN HOSÉ - Just two days after five Syrian men travelling to the US with stolen passports were arrested in Honduras, Costa Rica has...

Colombia’s FARC ends the purchase of arms

BOGOTA - The Colombian left wing rebel organisation Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) has said to have ordered an end to purchasing arms....