Brazilian Federal Police investigates Lula’s son

BRASILIA - On Monday, October 26, Brazilian Federal Police conducted an operation of search and apprehension in the office of Luis Claudio Lula da Silva,...

Ecuador’s request to allow Julian Assange “safe passage” to hospital denied by UK

LONDON - According to reports, the United Kingdom's Foreign Office has denied WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange "safe passage" to undergo medical tests at a...

Colombia and FARC join hands to locate missing people

BOGOTÁ - The government of Colombia has revealed that it has reached an agreement with leftist FARC rebels to locate thousands of people who have...

Ecuador turns mediator to resolve Colombian-Venezuelan border crisis

QUITO - On September 5, Ecuador's President Rafael Correa has confirmed that he had spoken to Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, and would be speaking to Venezuelan...

Reports show that Colombian government using mass surveillance

BOGOTÁ - The subject of privacy has been dragged into the spotlight in the last few years, and especially since Edward Snowden exposed the NSA's...

Protests against Dilma Rousseff stir Brazil

BRASILIA - Since being re-elected last year, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has had to deal with problems in the country. Amidst a scandal in...

Strike brings Ecuador’s capital to a standstill

QUITO - The general strike against the recent measures adopted by President Rafael Correa culminated in series of clashes between police and protesters in...

Brazilian police operate on a ‘shoot first, ask questions later’ strategy

BRASILIA - A new report by Amnesty International reveals that nearly 16% of the total homicides in Rio de Janiero in the last five...

Investigators detains former Brazilian minister

BRASILIA – Already in its 17th stage, the 'Lava Jato' (Car Wash) operation highlighted another fact quite peculiar in the first week of August - former...

FARC announces unilateral ceasefire as negotiations continue with the government

BOGOTA—FARC has announced a unilateral ceasefire in the hope of speeding up the current peace talks with the Colombian government. The ceasefire began on...