CARACAS, (Reuters) – A lawmaker acting on behalf of Venezuela’s government sought yesterday to start court proceedings to dismiss the chief state prosecutor, who has broken with socialist President Nicolas Maduro during opposition protests.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – President Donald Trump will today tighten rules on Americans traveling to Cuba and significantly restrict U.S. companies from doing business with Cuban enterprises controlled by the military, according to U.S.
MIAMI, (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Mike Pence stepped up Washington’s war of words with Venezuela yesterday, telling Latin American leaders the country was a prime example of what happens when democracy is undermined, and urging the region to condemn its government.
CARACAS, (Reuters) – Venezuelan opposition lawmakers yesterday said security forces used excessive violence during a raid to capture protesters in a sprawling middle-class apartment complex carried out after officers came under fire.
(Jamaica Observer) Against the backdrop of a runaway murder rate — including the brutal slaying of a family of four in Mount Carmel, Hanover late Monday night that brought the year-to-date toll to 632 — the police on Tuesday announced plans to intensify operations in hotspots across the island as part of efforts to stem the carnage.
HAVANA, (Reuters) – Communist-run Cuba said yesterday it was calling for municipal elections on Oct. 22, kicking off the electoral procedure that should lead to the handover of power from Raul Castro to the next president.
(Trinidad Guardian) A co-ordinated Caricom clampdown concerning returning Foreign Terrorist Fighters (FTFs)— including targeting their assets— is in the works.
In the next three weeks, Caricom leaders will move to finalise plans for a Caricom arrest warrant regarding FTFs and sharing of recovered assets, as well as regional anti-terrorism legislation.
(Jamaica Observer) KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of National Security, Robert Montague has stated that a special team has been dispatched to Hanover following the quadruple murder in the parish yesterday morning.