The Americas Politics
- Terror Attack Thwarted In Canada
April 22 2013 4:49 PM
The plans were disrupted early and the public was not in danger, Canadian authorities said.
- Woman Unknowingly Smuggles 30 Pounds Of Pot Across Border
April 22 2013 3:04 PM
San Diego, Calif., authorities are investigating a Mexican woman who unknowingly smuggled 30 pounds of marijuana across the U.S.-Mexican border.
- UN Group Slams World Bank's Human-Rights Record
April 21 2013 11:44 AM
A group of independent U.N. advisers has criticized the World Bank's policies in regards to human rights.
- Nicolas Maduro Takes Charge As Venezuelan President
April 20 2013 5:51 AM
Nicolas Maduro was sworn in as Venezuela’s president on Friday amid protests from Venezuela’s opposition supporters.
- Nicolas Maduro: A Moustache Revolution In Venezuela?
April 17 2013 10:13 AM
Nicolas Maduro's big bushy black moustache has become a kind of ‘trademark’ for the new leader of Venezuela,
- Venezuela’s Maduro Accuses US Of Sparking Postelection Violence
April 17 2013 8:27 AM
Chavez successor Maduro has accused the U.S. of sparking the violence that has erupted in Venezuela following his razor-thin win in Sunday's election.
- Brazil Inks Deal With South African Defense Company
April 16 2013 7:51 PM
Brazil inked a deal with South African defense and aerospace company Paramount Group to purchase armored vehicles for Rio de Janeiro, strengthening BRICS trade.
- South American Nations Accept Socialist Victory In Venezuela
April 16 2013 11:39 AM
The majority of South American nations express support for President-elect Maduro, while the opposition demands a recount.
- Maradona On Tour, But Playing Politics, Not Soccer
April 15 2013 1:24 PM
Two old buddies sharing stories: Fidel Castro and Diego Maradona, who dropped in after paying his respects to Venezuela's Maduro.
- Maduro Wins Venezuelan Presidency, Rival Turns Bitter
April 15 2013 4:24 AM
Nicolas Maduro, Hugo Chavez’s preferred successor, narrowly won the presidential election.
- Venezuela: Will Voters Choose Socialism Or Change?
April 12 2013 11:48 AM
Hugo Chavez’s heir, acting President Nicolas Maduro, will face opposition leader Henrique Capriles Radonski in the election Sunday.
- Illegal Immigrants Cause Emergency In Western Brazil
April 12 2013 10:44 AM
Most of the thousands of aliens who have poured into Acre came from Haiti.