Latin America

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    Navalny’s situation totally unfair: Biden

    Agence France-Presse . Wilmington | Updated at 10:28am on April 18, 2021

    US president Joe Biden said on Saturday that jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, who doctors have warned faces imminent cardiac arrest due to his hunger...

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    Canada will grant PR to 90,000 students, foreign workers

    Agence France-Presse . Ottawa | Updated at 01:27am on April 16, 2021

    Canada will grant permanent residency to more than 90,000 foreign students and workers who helped treat patients during the pandemic, the immigration minister announced Wednesday....

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    At least 22 dies as bus overturns in Peru

    Agence France-Presse . Lima | Updated at 10:46am on April 13, 2021

    Twenty-two people died and 13 others were injured on Monday when a bus overturned in rainy conditions on an Andean road in Peru, police said...

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    8 Venezuelan soldiers killed on Colombian border

    Agence France-Presse . Caracas | Updated at 10:32am on April 06, 2021

    Venezuela said on Monday that eight of its soldiers have died since an offensive started two weeks ago against armed groups operating on the border...

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    Four in 10 Argentines living in poverty

    Agence France-Presse . Buenos Aires | Updated at 10:51pm on April 01, 2021

    The economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic has worsened poverty in Argentina, with some 12 million people in urban areas unable to afford a basket...

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    Brazil military chiefs exit in new turmoil for Bolsonaro

    Agence France-Presse . Brasília | Updated at 10:35pm on March 31, 2021

    President Jair Bolsonaro will replace all three commanders of Brazil’s armed forces, his government said Tuesday, the latest upheaval in Brasilia as the far-right leader...

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    Mexico reports rise in numbers of illegal migrants

    Agence France-Presse . Mexico City | Updated at 11:07am on March 25, 2021

    Mexican authorities said on Wednesday that they had detected a nationwide increase in the number of undocumented migrants so far this year, including nearly 1,300...

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    Spanish police arrest Italian ‘mafia boss’ in Barcelona

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 01:34pm on March 13, 2021

    Spanish police on Friday said that they had arrested a top ‘Ndrangheta mafia boss in Barcelona, identifying him as one of Italy’s most dangerous wanted...

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    Honduran president accused of helping smuggling cocaine into US

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 11:52am on March 10, 2021

    Honduran president Juan Orlando Hernandez helped smuggle tons of cocaine into the United States, a US prosecutor said on Tuesday at the trial of an...

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    Ecuador’s interior minister Patricio resigns after prison riots

    Agence France-Presse . Quito | Updated at 10:46am on March 06, 2021

    Ecuador’s interior minister resigned on Friday in the wake of simultaneous riots in four prisons that left 79 people dead...