Americas Political News
Brazil Prosecutor General Rodrigo Janot calls for investigations into bribery and political kickbacks against six cabinet ministers and over 100 lawmakers.
Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has called the head of the Organization of American States (OAS) “garbage” for highlighting the crisis in the Latin American country.
The violence comes despite a peace agreement signed last Novembers between the Government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia or FARC.
“It’s impossible that nobody realized what was happening here, with vehicles coming and going,” said the prosecutor, Jorge Winckler Ortiz.
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Carlos Lima said the Odebrecht statements expanded the probe far beyond expectations and would ensnare top congressmen, senior members of the executive branch and other powerful figures.
“Three million Venezuelans are eating out of rubbish today,” said the 28-year-old legislator Carlos Paparoni, nursing a few bruises after the Food Ministry protest.”
Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos acknowledged funds were illegally obtained during his 2010 election campaign and asked the nation’s forgiveness for the “shameful” act.
Juan Orlando Hernandez, Xiomara Castro and Luis Zelaya have won their parties’ primary elections to become candidates ahead of the November general elections, electoral officials announced.
The electoral tribunal said Hernandez won 92.9 percent of the votes, to be the National Party candidate, with the rest going to his rival Roberto Castillo.
“Coca beat the United States,” Morales said during the public event Wednesday as some coca farmers listened to his speech chewing on coca leaves.
The Trump trademarks have now been granted by the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property, or IMPI for its initials in Spanish.
“We have great ideological and political differences with what Trump is doing and we will show our opposition in all possible scenarios,” Maduro said.
Cuban President Raul Castro on his recent visit to Caracas, backs Lenin Moreno, former vice president and candidate of Ecuador’s ruling Alianza Pais party.
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“He has a major brain hemorrhage and is in serious condition,” Manuel Noriega daughter Lorena Noriega told reporters outside the Santo Tomas hospital.
Argentina’s president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has been indicted with charges of corruption including through benefiting a family friend with public contracts.
Brazil’s Prosecutor General Rodrigo Janot plans to ask the Supreme Court for authorization to investigate ministers in President Michel Temer’s cabinet and senior senators from his PMDB party for corruption as soon as this week, a source familiar with the plans said on Sunday.
Mexico opened legal aid centers at its 50 consulates across the United States on Saturday to defend its citizens, the Mexican government said, amid worries of a crackdown on illegal immigration under U.S. President Donald Trump.
“We’ll keep fighting with words and not arms,” said Kelly Martinez, at a mountaintop settlement in northern Colombia where around 160 FARC fighters have gathered to disarm.