State Department Advises Americans Not to Travel to Parts of Mexico Due to Increased Risk of Kidnappings, Crime
The U.S. Department of State issued a travel advisory warning Americans not to travel to some areas of…
Expert: Iran Works on Mobilizing ‘Extreme Left’ in Latin America to Expand Influence Network
“You can only convert so many people, but you can mobilize leftist students who don’t necessarily agree with Shia Islam but radical political causes Iran agrees with,” says Emanuele Ottolenghi.
August 12, 2022
Biden Admin Turning to Venezuela for Oil Sparks Bipartisan Backlash
The idea of easing sanctions against Venezuela in order to potentially supplement losses from a ban on Russian oil was met with anger and criticism from lawmakers on both sides of the aisle.
Venezuela Frees At Least Two Americans After Talks with U.S
The U.S. delegation, the highest-ranking to travel to Venezuela in recent years, met the detainees on Sunday in a Venezuelan prison. U.S. hostage envoy Roger Carstens was part of the group, and he was believed to have stayed behind to finalize the release.
Biden Administration Team in Venezuela as U.S. Seeks to Break Country from Russian Influence
Any diplomatic engagement with Venezuela also could become a domestic political concern in this year's congressional and gubernatorial contests
March 7, 2022
Scientists Confirm Record-Breaking 17 Second Lightning Strike
The previous longest duration flash was 16.7 seconds.
February 1, 2022
Some Cubans Face Up To 30 Years in Prison for Involvement in July Protests
The Florida newspaper said so far, five of the protesters, including one with a mental disability, have received sentences ranging from 15 to 30 years.
January 21, 2022
Death Toll from Brazil Waterfall Rock Face Collapse Rises To 10
The region has been under heavy rainfall for two weeks, which could have loosened the rock face. On Saturday, a dike overflowed at an iron ore mine 300 kilometers to the east, cutting off a major federal highway.
January 10, 2022
Indigenous Communities in Mexico Replace Corn Crops with Cannabis
A Mexican Supreme Court decision last year eased the rules for receiving licenses to grow medicinal cannabis, which is legal.
January 7, 2022
U.S. Bans Entry for 8 Cuban Officials Linked to Crackdown on Protesters
Cuban authorities cracked down on civil rights protesters in multiple incidents last year.
January 7, 2022