The Escobar’s curse: The heirs of the Colombian capo accused of money laundering

The widow and son of Pablo Escobar were accused of participating in the crime of money laundering using real estate investments such as cuadas

"Venezuela is a Mafia State": Jeremy McDermott, Executive Director of InSight Crime

A study found links between the Venezuelan government and criminal activities

Mexico: Does violence in electoral times threaten the country's democracy?

With the number of murders of politicians and candidates, the national government needs a change of strategy

The General Assembly of the UN has a new president and is a Latin American woman

The Ecuadorian chancellor was named in the post and despite the rejoicing that this implies for the region there is controversy

Colombia: why the second round of the presidential election is no longer radical?

The more than 4.5 million people who voted for Sergio Fajardo are the ones who will put the next president of Colombia

An Argentine would need to save for 859 years to obtain the patrimony of Cristina Fernández

These are the luxuries of Latin American socialist leaders

"Venezuela's isolation does not harm the government, it harms the people": National Assembly chief

With the possible suspension of Venezuela from the OAS, the Venezuelan opposition says that now Nicolás Maduro will be able to do whatever he wants and will not have to respond to the international community if the isolation continues

Will Cuba revolutionize its constitution?

Raúl Castro will lead the commission in charge of drafting a new Magna Carta, although the political regime will remain and the economic opening will be the great challenge

Piñera wants Chile to remain an open country for immigrants

The president of Chile said that immigration policies could not keep waiting, and assures that thousands of foreign citizens are already participating in this process

Guatemala: According to David de León, the main thing is "to find missing persons and hopefully alive"

The spokesman of the National Coordinator for Disaster Reduction of Guatemala, David de León, affirmed that they continue with the evaluation tasks

The Latin American countries reject the sale and possession of weapons for civilians

In the United States, the port of arms is legal. However, not all countries are in favor of the sale and free bearing of weapons

Paraguay: Is the resignation of Horacio Cartes a political move to stay in power?

The decision is related to the president's intention to remain in power since the legislative

"They turned against their own people in a cruel and lethal attack", international Amnesty director

At almost 50 days since the protests began in Nicaragua, the excessive force of power and the failure in the peace negotiations are some of the factors to highlight

Guatemala: From a trafficking bridge to a drug producing country?

On May 27th was found a coca plantation in Guatemala, and the authorities are concerned if the country will stop being a bridge of the cartels and will start its own production

Michel Temer on the edge of the abyss

87% of the population supports the truckers' strike that hass been going on more than 10 days and the Single Federation of Petróleos is on strike

Colombia in NATO: what will the Latin American country gain with this new alliance?

The Colombian president announced on Friday May 25th the country's entry as a global partner of this organization of military nature, an alliance that entered into force as of May 31st

Why is the United Kingdom reinforcing its military in the Falklands?

The country invested more than 300 million dollars to protect its position in these islands

Colombia: the political extremes will face in the second presidential round

The right-wing representative, Iván Duque, will face the left-wing candidate, Gustavo Petro, to be the 60th president of Colombia

Will the economic crisis of Argetina worsen or is it an opportunity to improve?

Criticism against Macri's decision to ask for an economic rescue from the IMF and about the different policies of his government have once again been discussed in the country

What makes elections valid internationally? We analyze the case of Venezuela

The elections of Sunday May 20 in Venezuela were unrecognized by much of the American continent because they were considered illegitimate

El Cerrejón: Is it more important money or the environment?

Mining is one of the most important economic activities in Colombia, but the environmental damage resulting from its activity has aroused a series of criticisms

North Korea destroyed its nuclear test center in front of the international press

In front of journalists from the United States, Russia, Great Britain, China and South Korea, the North Korean regime destroyed the facilities where it carried out its six nuclear tests

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