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Venezuelan Exile Court Sentences Maduro to 18 Years in Prison
The high court in exile in Bogota began on Aug. 2 a trial on charges filed by former Venezuelan Attorney General Luisa Ortega Diaz, who in seven court sessions presented evidence linking Maduro to bribes paid by Odebrecht to secure construction contracts...
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  Venezuela (Click here for more Venezuela news)
 8/19/2018   Ecuador Eliminates Passport Requirements for Venezuelan Kids, Teens
 8/19/2018   Attack on Venezuelan Migrants Heats Up Border with Brazil
 8/19/2018   After 96% Devaluation, Venezuela Opposition Calls National Strike
 8/19/2018   Venezuela Oil Price Falls for Second Week
 8/18/2018   Protesters Burn Tents, Personal Belongings of Venezuelan Immigrants in Brazil (VIDEO)
  Colombia (Click here for more)
 8/17/2018   Pentagon Chief Meets with Colombia’s New President
 8/15/2018   Japan’s Foreign Minister Arrives in Colombia for Bilateral Visit
 8/14/2018   Flooding Affects 54,000 People in Colombia
 8/14/2018   Colombian Girl Paralyzed by School Bullies Teaches Bullying Is Not a Game
 8/13/2018   Colombian Government Sends Drinking Water to Flood Victims
 8/17/2018   Canceling Mexico City’s New Airport Would Cost $5.25 Billion
 8/16/2018   Lopez Obrador Promises to Rescue Mexican Rural Areas
 8/16/2018   Giant Sinkhole Appears in Southern Mexico
 8/15/2018   Mexican Government Offers $1.6-Million Reward in Hunt for Drug Lord
 8/15/2018   About 500,000 People Attend Celebration at Mexico’s Light of the World Church
  Brazil (Click here for more)
 8/18/2018   Brazil’s Presidential Candidates Discuss Unemployment, Graft in Second Debate
 8/16/2018   Presidential Candidates Start Campaigns in the Streets of Brazil, Except Lula
 8/16/2018   Brazilian Prosecutor Files Objection against Lula’s Candidacy in 2018 Polls
 8/15/2018   Brazil Workers Party Registers Jailed Lula as Presidential Candidate
 8/15/2018   Judge to Be First Woman to Oversee Brazil’s Presidential Elections
 8/16/2018   Registry of Women’s Deaths Caused by Unsafe Abortions Created in Argentina
 8/16/2018   Argentina’s Macri Asks Business Executives to Report Government Corruption
 8/15/2018   Argentina Laments Estrangement with US in Recent Past
 8/14/2018   Argentine Peso Strengthens against the Dollar
 8/13/2018   Argentina’s Fernandez Denies Taking Bribes
 8/16/2018   Bolivia Busts Gang Running Guns to Brazil
 8/16/2018   Military Intervention in Rio Brings Increase in Shootings, Deaths
 8/16/2018   State Companies Agree to Study Potential of Bolivian Oil, Gas Reservoir
 8/16/2018   Morales Says Bolivian Senate Chief Quit for Personal Reasons
 8/9/2018   Bolivian General Fired over Theft of Presidential Regalia
 8/12/2018   Thousands of Dominicans March to Protest Odebrecht Corruption
 8/10/2018   Dominican Republic Reports 5.9% Rise in Tourism
 8/10/2018   Puerto Rico Report Indicates Sharply Higher Hurricane Death Toll
 8/2/2018   New Study: Hurricane Maria Killed More Than 1,100 in Puerto Rico
 7/23/2018   New York’s Cuomo Blasts US Response to Hurricane in Puerto Rico
  Central America
 8/19/2018   Nicaraguan Protesters Take to the Streets after Months-Long Struggle
 8/18/2018   Photographer Gervasio Sanchez Opens Retrospective Exhibition in Guatemala
 8/17/2018   Combined-Cycle Power Plant, LNG Regasification Terminal Inaugurated in Panama
 8/15/2018   President Ceren Set to Attend Archbishop Romero’s Canonization in Vatican
 8/15/2018   Thousands of Nicaraguans Demand Immediate Release of Political Prisoners
 8/16/2018   Chile, US Announce Cybersecurity Cooperation Agreement
 8/16/2018   51 Colombians with Criminal Records Deported from Chile
 8/14/2018   Chilean Navy Rescues Whale Trapped in a Fishing Net
 8/14/2018   Nursing Home Fire Kills 10 Women in Southern Chile
 8/13/2018   Chile’s Public Health Workers Say Government Wants to Privatize System
 8/18/2018   Still No Official Explanation for Plane Crash in Cuba after 3 Months
 8/15/2018   Cuban Opposition Leader Released from Prison, Denounces Psychological Torture
 8/14/2018   Cuba Tests Free 3G for Mobile Phones, Official Start Date Unknown
 8/13/2018   Consultation Period for New Cuban Constitution Begins on Fidel’s Birthday
 8/13/2018   Gay Marriage Activists in Cuba Defend Their Cause with Eye-Catching Visuals
  Ecuador (Click here for more)
 8/19/2018   Hundreds of Volunteers Work on Condor Census in Ecuador
 8/17/2018   Illegal Drugs Found in Bus Open New Line of Inquiry in Ecuador Accident
 8/16/2018   Bodies of 21 of the 23 Deadly Victims of Ecuador Bus Accident Identified
 8/15/2018   13 Bodies from Ecuador Bus Crash Remain Unidentified
 8/14/2018   24 Killed in Ecuador Bus Crash
 8/17/2018   Paraguay President Visits Chapel Site Dedicated to Nation’s 1st Beatified Nun
 8/16/2018   Abdo Benitez Begins Paraguayan Presidency with Commitment to Children
 8/15/2018   Mario Abdo Benitez Sworn In as Paraguay’s New President
 8/13/2018   Paraguay Marks Publication of 1st Official Guarani Grammar
 8/10/2018   Paraguay Exalts Its Past by Returning Heroes to Historic Mausoleum
 8/16/2018   3,800-Year-Old Wall Found in Peru
 8/14/2018   Peru Announces Discovery of New Orchid
 7/29/2018   Peruvian President Views Military Parade on Independence Day
 7/27/2018   Services Giant Eulen Brings Peruvian Workers into Formal Economy
 7/27/2018   Hundreds of Species of Wildlife in Peru Face Extinction Risk
 8/15/2018   UN Official Discusses Role of Media at Event in Uruguay
 8/8/2018   Uruguay’s Tabare Stresses Health-Care Approach to Drugs
 8/7/2018   Uruguay, Barcelona to Cooperate on Innovation
 8/6/2018   Uruguayan Kids to Travel to China as Part of Student Exchange Program
 8/1/2018   Uruguay’s President, Teachers Join Forces against School Violence
  Latin America (Click here for more)
 8/17/2018   Brazil, Ecuador Express Concern about Crises in Venezuela, Nicaragua
 8/12/2018   Taiwanese President Begins Latin American Tour with Stopovers in US
 8/10/2018   Japan’s Foreign Minister Set to Begin Latin American Tour
 7/30/2018   Nissan Remains Committed to Latin America despite Turbulence
 7/25/2018   South Korea to Begin Talks on Joining Pacific Alliance
 8/19/2018   Trump Once Again Compares Russia Probe to McCarthyism
 8/19/2018   US, Cuba Condole Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan’s Death
 8/18/2018   China Lodges Protest over Pentagon Report on Planned Strikes against US
 8/17/2018   Judge in Manafort Trial Says He’s Been Threatened
 8/17/2018   Trump Travels to Paris Next Nov. 11 to Commemorate End of World War I
  World (Click here for more)
 8/19/2018   31 Yemeni Child Prisoners Reunite with Families after Being Held by Houthis
 8/19/2018   11 Yemeni Troops Killed in Friendly-Fire Airstrike by Saudi Coalition
 8/19/2018   Afghan President Announces Conditional 3-Month Ceasefire with Taliban
 8/19/2018   Two Million Muslims Begin Annual Pilgrimage to Mecca
 8/19/2018   Italian Government Mobilizes 28 Million Euros after Genoa Bridge Collapse
  Business & Economy (Click here for more)
 8/17/2018   Bayer Rejects Media Report of Fresh Dicamba Lawsuits
 8/17/2018   Air France-KLM Shares Drop as New CEO Meets Union Resistance
 8/17/2018   Indian Markets Look Headed for Further Extremes
 8/17/2018   Turkey Announces Measures to Support Business
 8/17/2018   Capital Economics: Italy Government May Water Down Fiscal Stimulus Plans
  Oil, Mining & Energy (Click here for more)
 8/16/2018   OPEC Crude Basket Drops under $70
 8/14/2018   OPEC Crude Basket Rises to $70.97
 8/13/2018   OPEC Crude Basket Declines to $70.60
 8/13/2018   At Least 6 Dead, 8 Trapped in Mine Explosion in Pakistan
 8/10/2018   South Korean Firms Violated Sanctions by Buying Coal, Iron from North Korea
  Opinion (Click here for more)
 8/20/2018   Carlos Alberto Montaner: The Time Has Come to Defend Freedoms
 8/20/2018   Beatrice Rangel: Lenny and Aretha - The Children of Love
 8/13/2018   Carlos Alberto Montaner: Colombia's Iván Duque or the Good Government
 8/13/2018   Beatrice Rangel: Ditching the Petro State
 8/5/2018   Carlos Alberto Montaner: Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump
  Sports (Click here for more)
 8/19/2018   Bale Leads Real Madrid to Easy 2-0 Win over Getafe
 8/19/2018   Both Toyotas Disqualified after Initially Winning 6 Hours of Silverstone
 8/19/2018   Rayo Loses to Sevilla 4-1 in Return to La Liga
 8/19/2018   Djokovic Wins Men’s Tennis Title in Cincinnati, Defeats Federer
 8/19/2018   Bertens Downs Halep in Cincinnati Tennis Tourney
  Arts & Entertainment
 8/19/2018   Uruguayan Soccer Star Suarez and Boy Trade Places in New Children’s Book
 8/18/2018   Musical Instrument Inventor William Close Plays “Architectural Music”
 8/18/2018   Darkest Decade in Recent Peruvian History Hits the Big Screen
 8/18/2018   Hong Kong Woos Spirits with Chinese Bamboo Operas during Ghost Month
 8/18/2018   California Exhibition to Provide Glimpse into Marilyn Monroe’s Wardrobe
  Science, Nature & Technology
 8/19/2018   Mexican Anthropologists Put Face on Nearly 14,000-Year-Old Woman
 8/19/2018   Chilean Scientists Using Math Models to Improve Pollination
 8/19/2018   Herens Cows Lock Horns, Fight to Be Crowned Queen of Swiss Competition
 8/19/2018   Japan to Introduce AI Robots in Schools to Boost Spoken English Skills
 8/19/2018   Annual Muslim Pilgrimage to Mecca Modernized with Mobile Apps
  Society (Click here for more)
 8/18/2018   Russia’s Putin Attends Wedding of Austria’s Foreign Minister
 8/7/2018   Japanese Crown Prince to Visit France to Mark 160 Years of Bilateral Ties
 8/6/2018   Wife of Spain’s New PM Inaugurates Official Agenda: Royal Luncheon in Palma
 8/1/2018   Japan Creates Special Office to Plan Akihito’s Abdication
 7/28/2018   Thai King Turns 66 as Coronation Awaits
  Job Openings in the Americas
 10/14/2017   Research Analyst - Latin America Upstream - Wood Mackenzie
 4/18/2017   Job Opportunity: Peter D. Bell Rule of Law Program Director at Inter-American Dialogue
 2/24/2016   US Attorney in Colombia
 2/23/2016   US Attorney in El Salvador
 2/13/2016   US Attorney for the Virgin Islands

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