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 ...

Biden’s Build Back Better World eyes at least 10 projects

South America 11/09/21, 15:50

Joe Biden proposed to invest in a handful of global infrastructure projects as part of a program that rivals communist China's foreign influence on Nov. 8. A senior White House official confirmed U.S. representatives recently visited Ghana and Senegal to inspect infrastructure projects. They shortlisted at least 10 prospects for the ...

Plane crash kills Latin Grammy winner Marília Mendonça

South America 11/07/21, 15:19

A Brazilian celebrity is dead after her plane crashed on the way to a concert on Nov. 5. Singer Marília Mendonça's private jet crashed between her hometown and a city north of Rio de Janeiro. Local authorities did not know exactly how the accident happened at the time of publication. Investigators are ...

ICC: Maduro’s regime to be investigated for crimes against humanity

South America 11/04/21, 16:27

The International Criminal Court (ICC) said on Wednesday that it would begin a formal investigation into crimes against humanity in Venezuela during the regime of Nicolas Maduro.  ICC prosecutor Karim Khan arrived in the Caribbean country on Monday. His arrival was marked by several demonstrations by those denouncing political arrests and ...

‘We must generate a climate of destruction and chaos’: Says Marxist handbook of extreme left disguised as ‘native peoples’ in South America

South America 10/25/21, 18:00

Both Chile and Argentina are suffering from the resurgence of a radicalized left that promotes the goal of "destroying and paralyzing" infrastructure and business investment in the region. The new left has taken the form of native peoples, identifying themselves as Mapuche natives who seek to vindicate their supposed rights ...