CARACAS, (Reuters) – Venezuela’s opposition-led National Assembly in a rowdy session yesterday pressed to put Nicolas Maduro on trial for violating democracy, days after authorities nixed a recall referendum against the unpopular leftist president.
(Jamaica Observer) When Dudley Smith boarded his Caribbean Airlines flight to Barbados at the Norman Manley International Airport on August 26 he never dreamt that it would lead to his first arrest and detention.
(Barbados Nation) Just weeks before the busy Christmas season, more than 30 people are on the breadline and some business owners’ holiday plans have been crushed following a late-night fire in Websters Industrial Park, Wildey, St Michael.
BOGOTA/CARACAS (Reuters) – Colombia’s Avianca airline will restart flights to Venezuela after one of its aircraft was approached by at least one Venezuelan warplane on Friday, creating a diplomatic incident and prompting the airline to cancel flights to and from the socialist country.
CARACAS (Reuters) – Led by women dressed in white, several thousand Venezuelans marched through Caracas yesterday in the first of what the opposition hopes will be growing protests against the quashing of a referendum to remove President Nicolas Maduro.
CARACAS, (Reuters) – Livid opposition leaders accused President Nicolas Maduro’s government yesterday of crossing a line into dictatorship and vowed peaceful street protests after their push to remove the socialist leader through a referendum was quashed.
MEXICO CITY, (Reuters) – Supporters of U.S. Republican candidate Donald Trump unwittingly helped pick up the tab for a booze-up in Mexico City on Thursday, after they were duped into buying cleverly concealed anti-Trump t-shirts designed by a local brewery.
RIO DE JANEIRO, (Reuters) – Brazilian prosecutors said yesterday they charged 22 people, 21 of them with qualified homicide, for their roles in the collapse of a tailings dam at the Samarco Mineração SA iron ore mine last November that killed 19 people.
CARACAS, (Reuters) – Dialogue between Venezuela’s feuding leftist government and the opposition will be a slow and difficult process but it must not be abandoned, the country’s newly-named Roman Catholic Cardinal Baltazar Porras said yesterday.
CARACAS, (Reuters) – Former PDVSA President Rafael Ramirez denied as “irresponsible lies” a Venezuelan congressional investigation accusing the state oil company of corruption to the tune of $11 billion during his decade-long tenure.
BRASILIA, (Reuters) – Eduardo Cunha, the former head of Brazil’s lower house of Congress who led the impeachment drive against former President Dilma Rousseff, was arrested yesterday on corruption charges.
CARACAS, (Reuters) – A report by a Venezuelan congressional commission accused Petroleos de Venezuela (PDVSA) of corruption yesterday, saying about $11 billion in funds went missing from the state-run oil company while Rafael Ramirez was at the helm from 2004-14.
(Trinidad Guardian) Exactly two weeks after the murder of her son, Theresa Liverpool passed away yesterday.
Relatives say since the murder of 23-year-old Keston Jeffery, his mother had been grieving and was never the same.