A Peruvian oil tanker spilled much of its contents into the waters of the Pacific Ocean on Saturday affecting at least two miles of Peru’s central coast after waves sparked by Tonga’s volcanic eruption and tsunami that day in the South Pacific rocked the actively discharging ship, Peruvian government officials said Monday.
Cuba began a new round of mass trials against accused participants in the July 11 national protests on Monday after concluding a trial of 21 people, including four children, last week.
A volcanic eruption and tsunami in the South Pacific island kingdom of Tonga on Saturday caused massive waves which radiated throughout the greater Pacific Ocean in subsequent hours, reaching the coasts of Peru — where two people died after a tsunami engulfed a beach in the country’s north — and Chile.
Cuban communist authorities held a trial culminating on Friday for 21 protesters who took the streets on July 11 against communism, prosecuting children and an adult with mental health issues along with healthy adults in one mass process.
The newly elected “opposition” governor of Barinas state, Venezuela, met with dictator Nicolás Maduro on Thursday to express his support for the socialist, deflating hopes that his victory represented a win for those who oppose the far-left authoritarian regime.
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres formally notified the General Assembly on Tuesday that 11 countries are behind in paying their dues, with eight of them delinquent enough to lose their voting rights.
China’s state-run Global Times on Wednesday celebrated the inauguration of leftist dictator Daniel Ortega – beginning his fourth term as president of Nicaragua after a rigged election denounced by worldwide democracy activists and the Organization of American States – as a big victory for China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).
Chileans on Friday protested against outgoing president Sebastian Pinera’s attempt to push through a last-minute lithium mining contract before leftist president Gabriel Boric takes office in two months, and possibly nationalizes the lithium industry.
El Salvador allowed two Cuban reporters to enter the Central American country on Wednesday after the men said they learned they would be denied entry to Nicaragua, their intended destination, while on a layover at an airport outside San Salvador on Tuesday, El Salvador’s General Directorate of Migration confirmed.
Christians throughout Spain and Latin America are preparing to celebrate January 6 – the Feast of the Epiphany, which marks the visit of the Three Wise Men to the baby Jesus – with pastries, parades, and gifts for children.
El Salvador debuted a public service announcement (PSA) on Monday urging citizens of the Central American country to attain an “ideal weight” through a healthy diet and exercise to reduce the chance of developing complications from a possible Chinese coronavirus infection.
Haitian Prime Minister Ariel Henry survived an assassination attempt by unidentified gunmen on Saturday during an official event commemorating the nation’s independence in the northern Haitian city of Gonaives, Henry’s office told the Associated Press on Monday.
A woman in Argentina apparently stripped to her underclothes and tried to wear her dress as a mask to avoid an ice cream shop’s mask rule, according to video footage.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro remains in the hospital as of Tuesday afternoon after experiencing severe abdominal pain that indicated a necessary intervention as a result of a socialist attempting to stab him to death in 2018.
The Catholic Multimedia Center (CCM) in Mexico published its annual report this past week on violence and the Catholic Church, concluding that Mexico is “a dangerous country to exercise the priesthood in Latin America.”
CARACAS — Juan Guaidó’s interim presidency of Venezuela will soon reach its third year in a most weathered and worn-out state.
As the world prepares for the departure of an especially tumultuous year in global politics, some of the world’s most influential countries are preparing for elections that may dramatically shift domestic politics and foreign policy, depending on how voters swing.
Upon assuming the presidency, Joe Biden promised the world, “America is back,” building on his campaign claims that President Donald Trump had severely damaged relations with the country’s allies.
Cartel gunmen in southern Mexico still enforce COVID-19 restrictions in their territories and resort to corporal punishment for violators.
The U.S. Coast Guard has returned 1,019 Cuban refugees caught at sea to the communist country in 2021, agents of the Cuban regime said this week – up from just 49 in fiscal year 2020.
CARACAS — Venezuelan citizens prepare themselves for another diminished Christmas in 2021. After a year full of political stagnation, sham elections, ongoing gasoline shortages, collapsed public utilities – and every other symptom of the country’s larger condition, socialism – it’s time for a moment of respite, brief as it may be.
Several of the world’s free nations will greet the year 2022 under the immediate threat of conquest by authoritarian forces, either through military invasion or subversion from within.
Christians in Cuba are facing extreme repression and even more severe human rights violations than usual this year as the regime condemns those accused of marching in the July 11 protests to outrageous prison sentences and Christians become an increasingly visible part of the anti-communist movement.
Mexico’s ruling political party sanctioned its top talent after video capturing the operative’s expressions of support for the Gulf Cartel recently surfaced online. The viral clip reignited accusations that the federal government is not adequately fighting cartels.
The Mapuche Lavkenche Resistance (RML), an indigenous separatist guerrilla in Chile, took responsibility for a violent assault that resulted in the burning down of 31 estates in southern Bío Bío on Tuesday night, declaring that the election of a communist-supported radical as president would not stop their war on the Chilean state.
Christian Aid Ministries on Tuesday revealed the harrowing details of how 12 of its missionaries managed to escape last week from the Haitian gang that kidnapped them in October.
Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro announced on Monday that he would begin a 15-day backpacking vacation with his wife and “first combatant” Cilia Flores, telling Venezuelans, “forget about me for 15 days.”
Chile elected Gabriel Boric its president on Sunday, a sharp turn left after two years of Marxist mob violence targeting churches and government institutions. Boric is a far-left radical protest organizer endorsed by the Communist Party.
CARACAS — For years, the socialist regime of Venezuela has attempted to wage an ideological war against the United States and its “imperialist and capitalist anti-values” that, according to them, are the root of all of Venezuela’s cultural and societal problems.
Cuban political prisoners Arianna López Roque and Mitzael Díaz Paseiro issued letters from prison this week urging citizens to rise up against the communist regime and participate in a national strike – a continuation of the massive anti-communist protests of July 11.
Argentina’s Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner reposted remarks by White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki this week claiming that soaring meat prices were the product of corporate “greed” in an apparent attempt to defend her socialist administration’s woeful economic policies.
Caroline Ribera, daughter of Bolivia’s former interim president Jeanine Anez, said on Wednesday that her 54-year-old mother was “attacked and beaten” by a police officer while incarcerated in Miraflores Prison in La Paz. Anez was arrested in March for allegedly conspiring to overthrow her predecessor, Evo Morales.
Members of the ruling National Renovation Party in Chile demanded that U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet resign on Wednesday after Bachelet endorsed the Communist Party-backed candidate in the nation’s presidential election.
The World Uyghur Congress and Uyghur Human Rights Project have begun the process of filing criminal complaints against the Chinese Communist Party for crimes against humanity and genocide in Argentina, the groups announced on Tuesday.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A truck carrying gasoline exploded in northern Haiti, killing more than 50 people and injuring dozens of others, officials said Tuesday.
Brazilian Supreme Court Justice Luis Roberto Barroso ruled on Saturday Brazil’s federal government must require all foreign travelers to present proof of vaccination against the Chinese coronavirus before they are allowed entry into the country, Brazil’s Folha Press agency reported on
“West Side Story” star Rachel Zegler admonished Americans for not speaking Spanish in response to the controversy over the Steven Spielberg-directed film’s lack of subtitles.
An angry mob of leftists assaulted supporters of conservative presidential candidate José Antonio Kast in Santiago, Chile, in broad daylight on Sunday, pelting them with rocks and attempting to beat them publicly.
Santiago Abascal, leader of Spanish populist party VOX, met with Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro to discuss a common front against communism, saying patriots across the Atlantic should be united.
On Saturday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends,” Boston Celtics center Enes Kanter Freedom discussed his criticism of Venezuela’s dictatorship and said that he’s going to use his platform to call out “all the dictatorships around the