Latin America

Colombian youths thank Cuba for medical studies

Havana, Jul 26 (Prensa Latina) Young Colombians on Monday thanked the Cuban people and government for the possibility of studying medicine in this Caribbean nation. The students said on a video conference that they sent to the Cuban Embassy in Colombia, greeted the National Rebelliousness Day.They also denounced that they suffer, like the Cuban people,…

The Duque Administration Arrests 134 Colombians

Colombia's Defense Minister Diego Molano on Sunday announced the arrest of 134 citizens who had been protesting against President Ivan Duque on the "front line." RELATED: Colombia Records Over 3,500 Displaced People in Ituango "We maintain actions for a safe democracy," Molano said as he reported that the National Police executed those arrests through 34…

Social media filled with rumors about situation in Cuba as government shuts down internet

Tuesday, July 13th 2021 - 09:34 UTC Díaz-Canel insisted that the United States was behind Sunday's historical demonstrations. Little has been known outside Cuba about the situation in the country following Sunday's nationwide protests against the government of President Miguel Díaz-Canel due to shortages of food, electricity and medicines. Díaz-Canel called all Communists on the…

Casa Rosada, a political symbol

Casa Rosada, a political symbolBy Maylín VidalChief Correspondent/Buenos AiresLike the Casa de Nariño in Colombia or the Chilean Palacio de la Moneda, the emblematic and majestic Casa Rosada becomes a symbol of Argentina’s political power and is distinguished from the rest of its kind in Latin America by its own peculiar shape and color.The building,…

France’s Senate backs Macron’s stance on vaccination, albeit with some changes

Monday, July 26th 2021 – 09:52 UTC France’s Constitutional Council will still have the last word Despite protests calling the measure a “fascist” idea that can only take place within a “tyranny,” France’s Parliament has endorsed President Emmanuel Macron’s initiative to extend the use of a health pass and make anticoronavirus vaccination mandatory for health-care…

A pro-Falklands lawmaker in Argentine congress: not to be dismissed…

Monday, July 26th 2021 – 09:49 UTC History magister Sabrina Ajmechet next to her political mentor and opposition leader Patricia Bullrich (L) An academic respectful of historic events and understanding towards the people of the Falkland Islands sitting in the Argentine congress? That could be the outcome of the scheduled September primaries and midterm elections…

Food Systems Pre Summit takes off this Monday in Rome: UN and Italy hosts

Monday, July 26th 2021 – 07:41 UTC ”Through accelerated action, we can help the world recover better from COVID-19, combat rising hunger and address the climate crisis,” said UN Secretary-General António Guterres. Several Mercosur top officials will be attending the 2021 United Nations Food Systems Pre Summit that takes off this Monday in Rome until…

Nicaraguan gov’t arrests yet another presidential candidate

Monday, July 26th 2021 – 07:27 UTC With the ”empire there is no room for negotiation,” Ortega insisted The Nicaraguan regime of former Sandinista guerrilla leader Daniel Ortega has placed right-wing presidential hopeful Noel José Vidaurre Arguello under house arrest for alleged treason. The 66-year-old Vidaurre Saturday became the seventh candidate to the presidency and…

Lindblad Expeditions incorporates the National Geographic Endurance to its fleet

Monday, July 26th 2021 – 07:07 UTC The incorporation to the fleet, in Reykjavik, Iceland was officially welcomed by Lindblad Expeditions’ founder and co-chair Sven Lindblad and CEO Dolf Berle, as well as her captain Aaron Wood. Lindblad Expeditions has inaugurated its first polar expedition cruise ship, National Geographic Endurance, in honor of explorer Ernest…

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