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Socialists Win Municipal Elections in Venezuela amid Low Turnout
According to the CNE, almost 21 million Venezuelans were eligible to vote in the elections, but more than 7 out of 10 voters stayed away. This year’s turnout of 27.4 percent was close to half of that in the previous elections...
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  Venezuela (Click here for more Venezuela news)
 12/14/2018   New Miss Venezuela Dedicates Her Crown to Slum Where She Grew Up
 12/14/2018   Russia Denies Fighter Jets Sent to Venezuela Ported Nuclear Weapons
 12/13/2018   Venezuela & PDVSA Bondholder Creditor Group Starts Legal Process
 12/12/2018   Venezuela’s Maduro Claims US National Security Adviser Heads Plan to Assassinate Him
 12/12/2018   Venezuela Oil Price Rises for First Time in 2 Months
  Colombia (Click here for more)
 12/14/2018   Colombian Foreign Minister Says Ties with China Key to Its Growth
 12/13/2018   China, Colombia Agree to Protect Interests through Multilateralism
 12/11/2018   Colombian Woman Climbs from Bottom to Top in Garment Industry
 12/7/2018   Colombian Foreign Minister to Visit China Next Week to Boost Ties
 12/6/2018   Colombia VP Corrects Her Mistaken Tweet about Former President Betancur’s Death
 12/16/2018   Traditional Posada Celebrated with Restrictions at US-Mexico Border
 12/14/2018   Lopez Obrador: Mexico Will Have New National Healthcare System in 2 Years
 12/14/2018   Vast Iberdrola Solar Park Means More Clean Energy for Mexico
 12/13/2018   Lopez Obrador Offers Trump Ambitious Plan to Address Migration Issue
 12/13/2018   Trump: Mexico Will Pay for Wall Thanks to New Trilateral Trade Deal
  Brazil (Click here for more)
 12/14/2018   Brazil Launches First of 5 Navy Attack Submarines
 12/14/2018   Brazil Issues Warrant for Italian Ex-Guerrilla
 12/13/2018   Greenpeace Protests against Brazil’s Planned Auction of Amazon Oil Blocks
 12/12/2018   Faithful Pay Tribute to Victims of Brazil Cathedral Shooting
 12/12/2018   Brazilian Spiritualist Denies Sex Abuse Claims by Some 200 Women
 12/7/2018   Mothers of Plaza de Mayo Celebrate 38th March of Resistance
 12/2/2018   Xi Jinping Calls for New Era in Relations with Argentina
 11/30/2018   Argentine, Spanish Leaders Discuss Economic Ties
 11/30/2018   Trump, Argentine President Discuss China, Trade, Venezuela
 11/30/2018   UK PM: Links with Argentina Improve, but Falklands Sovereignty Not Negotiable
 12/14/2018   Bolivia Plans New Museum for Tiahuanaco Archaeological Site
 12/14/2018   Zayed Sustainability Prize Brings Solar Energy to Rural Bolivia
 12/11/2018   Bolivia’s Capital Welcomes Christmas with Lights, Dancers
 12/6/2018   Protesters in La Paz Demand to Disqualify Morales’ Candidacy in Elections
 12/5/2018   More Protests Prepared in Bolivia after Morales OK’d to Run for Re-Election
 12/13/2018   Dominican Authorities Incinerate 1.5 Tons of Drugs
 12/11/2018   Dominican Factory Explosion Claims 8th Fatality
 12/9/2018   Haitian Police Dissolves Anti-Corruption March, Arrests Several People
 12/6/2018   Death Toll in Dominican Factory Blast Climbs to Five
 12/5/2018   At Least 4 Dead, More Than 40 Injured in Dominican Republic Factory Blast
  Central America
 12/16/2018   Guatemalan Migrant Girl’s Family Mourns Her Death
 12/14/2018   Guatemalan Girl Dies While in US Custody
 12/11/2018   People Spied On by Panama’s Martinelli Decry Interference in Court Case
 12/7/2018   Retirees in Panama Protest President’s Veto of Pension Boost
 12/7/2018   Panama Spearheads World Bank-Financed Plan for Indigenous Development
 12/6/2018   Chile’s Public Employees Strike to Protest Layoffs
 12/5/2018   Chileans Jailed over Death in Malaysia Released
 12/4/2018   Chilean Tourists Held for Murder to Be Freed, to Stay in Country
 11/28/2018   Chile to Allow People to Change Sex Legally
 11/28/2018   Chilean Police Seize a Ton of Cocaine
 12/13/2018   Bread is the Latest Item in Short Supply in Cuba
 12/6/2018   Cuba Takes Another Step toward Internet Opening with Mobile Data Service
 11/23/2018   Spanish PM Sees Cuba Stay as Prelude to Royal Visit
 11/23/2018   Visiting Spanish PM, Cuban President Draw Crowd in Old Havana
 11/22/2018   Spanish PM Begins Historic Visit to Cuba
  Ecuador (Click here for more)
 12/15/2018   Ecuador’s President Says 1st Priority of Governments Should Be the Poor
 12/12/2018   Ecuador Joins China’s New Silk Road Initiative
 11/19/2018   Roger Waters Visits Ecuador to Get First-Hand Look at Amazon Pollution
 11/14/2018   Spain, Ecuador Cooperate on Counter-Terrorism
 11/11/2018   Quito Seeking Mexico, Chile Trade Pacts to Finalize Pacific Alliance Entry
 12/14/2018   Paraguayan Cabbies Protest Arrival of Uber
 12/10/2018   Paraguayan Ex-President Subpoenaed in Money Laundering Probe
 12/4/2018   Paraguay Floods Leave Riverside Areas Increasingly Unhealthy
 12/3/2018   Japan Signs Cooperation Agreements with Paraguay for Economic Development
 12/2/2018   Erdogan Arrives in Asuncion on Visit Following Opening of Turkish Embassy
 12/12/2018   Report Warns of Possible Toxic Leaks from Mining into Lima Water Supply
 12/9/2018   Exit Polls: Political/Judicial Reform Referendum Wins in Peru
 12/8/2018   Peruvians Set to Vote in Referendum on Judicial, Political Overhauls
 11/19/2018   Peru Lawmakers Slam Ex-President’s Request for Asylum in Uruguay
 11/18/2018   Peru’s Ex-President Garcia Requests Asylum in Uruguay
 12/12/2018   Mexico Awards Science and Technology Prize to Uruguayan Doctor
 12/10/2018   Prop Plane Looming over Scrapyard Becomes Icon in Uruguay’s Capital
 12/7/2018   Uruguay Needs More Private Investment, Economy Minister Says
 12/3/2018   Uruguay Rejects Former Peruvian President’s Asylum Request
 11/28/2018   Latin America’s First Lab for Cannabis-Based Medications Opens in Uruguay
  Latin America (Click here for more)
 12/14/2018   Bolivarian Alliance’s 14th Year Overshadowed by Latin America’s Rising Right
 12/13/2018   Latin American Nations Back Strengthening Energy Integration
 12/12/2018   Pope Greets Latin Americans for Virgin of Guadalupe Festivity Celebrations
 12/10/2018   Latin America Energy Week Begins in Uruguay
 12/6/2018   Cisco: Latin America Urban Areas Are Most in Need of Becoming Smart Cities
 12/15/2018   Trump Says Interior Secretary Will Leave by Year’s End
 12/15/2018   US Federal Judge Strikes Down Obamacare as Unconstitutional
 12/14/2018   Undocumented Women Who Worked for Trump Baffled by Anti-Migrant Turn
 12/14/2018   US, South Korea Fail to Reach Deal on Cost of Stationing American Forces
 12/13/2018   Senate Approves Bill Asking Trump to End US Military Aid to Riyadh in Yemen
  World (Click here for more)
 12/16/2018   Budapest Dusted in Snow as Hungary’s Winter Sets In
 12/16/2018   Israel’s PM Vows to Boost Settlements in Palestinian Occupied Territory
 12/16/2018   Ukrainian Orthodox Church Head Leads Kiev Liturgy after Cutting Russia Ties
 12/16/2018   Thousands Gather in Gaza to Mark Hamas’ 31st Anniversary
 12/16/2018   Protests Hit India’s Restive Kashmir after Civilians Killed
  Business & Economy (Click here for more)
 12/15/2018   Brexit Disarray Sends Shivers through Banks
 12/15/2018   China Confirms Suspension of Tariffs on US Vehicles
 12/14/2018   Russia Central Bank Raises Interest Rates in Effort to Stem Risks
 12/14/2018   UK’s May Says Further Brexit Discussions with EU Still Possible
 12/14/2018   China to Suspend Additional Tariffs on US Vehicles
  Oil, Mining & Energy (Click here for more)
 12/16/2018   China Probes Mine Accident in Southwest China That Killed 7
 12/14/2018   OPEC Crude Basket Drops to $58.67
 12/13/2018   EU Invests $24 Million to Promote Clean Energy in the Philippines
 12/13/2018   OPEC Crude Basket Rises to $59.20
 12/12/2018   Sit-Ins Held in Australia against Indian Mining Giant Adani
  Opinion (Click here for more)
 12/10/2018   Carlos Alberto Montaner: Khashoggi’s Blood Reaches the White House
 12/10/2018   Beatrice Rangel: Cyberspace and the Loss of Paradise
 12/3/2018   Carlos Alberto Montaner: Those Who Flee
 12/3/2018   Beatrice Rangel: The Best President Latin America Ever Had
 11/26/2018   Michael Rowan: The Hoax Virus
  Sports (Click here for more)
 12/16/2018   USA’ Annie Lazor Earns Women’s 200m Breaststroke Gold Medal
 12/16/2018   Dutch Swimmer Kromowidjojo Wins Women’s 50m Freestyle Gold Medal
 12/16/2018   Cameron Van Der Burgh Wins Men’s 50m Breaststroke for 2nd Time in a Row
 12/16/2018   USA’s Dahlia Claims Women’s 100m Butterfly Gold; Brazil Dias Wins Bronze
 12/16/2018   Lyon’s 5 Wickets Hand Australia Lead despite Kohli’s Ton on Day 3
  Arts & Entertainment
 12/15/2018   Egypt Unveils Stunning 4,400-Year-Old Tomb of Fifth Dynasty Royal Priest
 12/15/2018   Santa Clauses Don Running Shoes for Festive Race in Belarus
 12/15/2018   Bulgarian Vespa Club Goes Festive for Meeting in Sofia
 12/14/2018   Puerto Rico’s Premier Cultural Event Gets Under Way
 12/14/2018   Santa Claus Snuggles Sharks in Tokyo, Frolics with Fish in Manila
  Science, Nature & Technology
 12/16/2018   Activists Protest Fur Industry with Nude Demonstration in Barcelona
 12/15/2018   Poland Climate Change Summit Moves to Activate Paris Agreement
 12/15/2018   Egyptian Volunteers Launch Nile Cleanup
 12/15/2018   China Calls World’s Largest Bridge an Environmentally Friendly Moneymaker
 12/14/2018   Vietnamese Company Launches New Cellphone Brand Designed in Spain
  Society (Click here for more)
 12/2/2018   Germany, Netherlands to Clash Again in Tough Euro 2020 Qualifying
 11/30/2018   EFE Presents Its Saliou Traore Spanish-Language Journalism in Africa Awards
 11/25/2018   Formula 1 Keeps Pirelli as Sole Tire Supplier until 2023
 11/21/2018   Spain: Royal Mint Issues Gold Coin Commemorating King Felipe’s 50th Birthday
 11/20/2018   Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Phillip Celebrate 71 Years of a Very Royal Marriage
  Job Openings in the Americas
 10/14/2017   Research Analyst - Latin America Upstream - Wood Mackenzie
 4/18/2017   Job Opportunity: Peter D. Bell Rule of Law Program Director at Inter-American Dialogue
 2/24/2016   US Attorney in Colombia
 2/23/2016   US Attorney in El Salvador
 2/13/2016   US Attorney for the Virgin Islands

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