It wasn't wise for Bernie Sanders to say things about Fidel Castro that he must have known would alienate so many Miami Cuban and Venezuelan exiles, given that Florida is likely to be a crucial swing state in the general election; that said, argues Cuba scholar Rebecca Bodenheimer, what Sanders said shouldn't be viewed as wholly controversial.
Armed assailants murdered the captain of an oil tanker after boarding his ship while it was anchored off the coast of eastern Venezuela, according to a local union leader and a report from a Venezuelan port authority.
Worries about the spread of
coronavirus and its potential impact on the global economy
pushed down the index for Brazilian shares in exchange-traded
funds on the New York stock market on Tuesday, while the Sao
Paulo bourse was closed for Carnival.
El gobierno implementó un estricto control socialista por décadas. Ahora, el capitalismo está de vuelta para mantener a Nicolás Maduro en el poder. Una empresa ejemplifica el fin de las tensiones entre la Revolución bolivariana y el sector privado.
The Trump administration is
in discussions about whether to renew a license for Chevron
Corp's operations in Venezuela as Washington looks to
increase pressure on its socialist leader, the U.S. special
envoy to the South American country said.
Colombia's weightlifters could be banned from this year's Tokyo Olympics after three of their athletes failed doping tests and were provisionally suspended for a year, the Colombian Weightlifting Federation said on Tuesday.
The Trump administration is in discussions about whether to renew a license for Chevron Corp's operations in Venezuela as Washington looks to increase pressure on its socialist leader, the U.S. special envoy to the South American country said.
In 1998, a career military officer was elected president of the wealthiest country in Latin America on a platform of socialism. It was an election victory that shocked the world, as many believed that the catastrophic failure of the Soviet Union, had closed the book on socialism as a governing philosophy.
Venezuela, a country beset by poverty and mass human rights abuses under the regime of dictator Nicolas Maduro, took its seat Monday on the U.N. Human Rights Council -- a move that critics of the council see as further proof that the controversial body is in desperate need of reform.
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