Chinese companies face many difficulties in the ‘South American lithium triangle’

Trending 08/24/22, 14:11

The "South American lithium triangle" region has become an important objective for Chinese Communist Party investment in recent years. It has the world's richest high-quality lithium resources. However, due to factors including consumption of water resources, environmental pollution, and local opposition to mineral privatization, Chinese companies have encountered challenges and ...

Feared Colombian drug boss Otoniel extradited to the US

South America 05/05/22, 17:56

Colombia extradited alleged Gulf Clan leader Dairo Antonio Úsuga David, known as Otoniel, to the United States on Wednesday, Colombian President Iván Duque said. https://twitter.com/IvanDuque/status/1521988027664547848 According to Duque, Otoniel is the most dangerous drug trafficker globally, comparable only to Pablo Escobar, and is a murderer of police officers and abuser of children ...

UN exposes Venezuela for its human rights failures

South America 01/25/22, 19:57

On Tuesday, Jan. 25, the United Nations Human Rights Council will analyze Venezuela's dramatic human rights situation during its Universal Periodic Review (UPR). The UPR is how the organization's member countries can expose the socialist authorities' blatant disregard for the organization's member countries for the fundamental rights of their citizens.  The ...

President Jair Bolsonaro’s mother dies at 94 years of age

South America 01/21/22, 19:23

The mother of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, Olinda Bonturi Bolsonaro, died today Jan. 21 at the age of 94, after two heart attacks. Her funeral honors are being prepared in the city of Eldorado, in the state of São Paulo. President Bolsonaro canceled his trip to Guyana and will return to ...

James Webb Space Telescope launched into space, to reveal universe secrets

Space 12/26/21, 00:42

The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has successfully launched the James Webb Space Telescope into space after years of delay, which is expected to help open human eyes to cosmic history—from within our solar system to the most distant observable galaxies in the early universe. Webb was launched on an Ariane ...

Paraguay maintains ties with Taiwan

South America 12/14/21, 01:54

Federico Gonzalez, a top adviser to the President of Paraguay, confirmed with Reuters on Dec. 10 that his country would continue diplomatic relations with Taiwan despite China. The affirmation came as Central American country Nicaragua opted for China's ties over Taiwan. Both Nicaragua and the South American nation Paraguay have been among the ...

‘Super Mustache’: Venezuela premieres series in which dictator Maduro is a superhero fighting ‘the empire’

South America 12/04/21, 17:35

Venezuelan state-owned television network VTV premiered this week fragments of a new cartoon series called "Super Mustache." The main character represents Nicolás Maduro, the socialist dictator, who confronts "the empire" of the United States. The transmitted fragments of the series show Maduro's facial hair, which makes him easily recognizable. In addition, ...

Venezuela’s socialist regime expelled an EU election observer mission

South America 12/03/21, 17:10

A group of electoral observers from the European Union (EU) was in Venezuela monitoring the controversial regional elections of Nov. 21. However, after reports indicating possible corruption cases by the government, the regime decided to expel the mission members without even arguing its decision.  Bloomberg reported that the observers were expelled ...

7.5 earthquake strikes Peru: Rocks centuries-old church tower

South America 11/29/21, 02:17

According to Peru's civil defense police commander, a 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck northern Peru on Sunday, Nov. 28, at least four people were injured and 220 houses were damaged. The earthquake also destroyed a 16th-century Catholic church tower. "We have four injuries that are very minor, but they are being treated in ...