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Venezuela AG’s Office Opens Criminal Probe into Ex-Oil Minister
The top prosecutor said the investigation was part of a probe the AG’s office is carrying out into the use of Andorran lender Banca Privada D’Andorra to launder some 4.2 billion euros ($5 billion) in state oil funds since 2006...
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  Venezuela (Click here for more Venezuela news)
 12/12/2017   Venezuela’s Maduro to Reject US Jerusalem Stance in Islamic-Non Aligned Movement Meeting
 12/12/2017   Venezuela Regime Claims 91% of Mayoral Seats
 12/12/2017   US Calls Out Venezuela's "Undemocratic Electoral Process"
 12/12/2017   Venezuela's PDVSA Pays China's Sinopec To Settle Dispute ... After 6 Years
 12/12/2017   Venezuela: Maduro’s Payoff Couldn’t Beat Abstention
  Colombia (Click here for more)
 12/9/2017   Cops Nab Alias “Tom,” One of Colombia’s Most Wanted Drug Kingpins
 12/5/2017   Spain Police Seize 5.8 Tons of Cocaine Hidden in Colombian Shipping Container
 12/4/2017   Chief Colombian Government Negotiator with ELN Rebels Offers Resignation
 11/28/2017   Chapecoense Plane Crash Victims Still Live in Colombians’ Hearts
 11/28/2017   Ex-Rebels Working to Show Peace Is Possible in Colombia
 12/12/2017   Mexicans Gather in Record Numbers for Guadalupe Feast
 12/12/2017   Mexico’s Lopez Obrador Launches 3rd Presidential Bid
 12/7/2017   Mexico Opens Power-Line Sector to Private Firms
 12/7/2017   Six Gunned Down at Carwash in Mexico
 12/3/2017   Three Police Officers Murdered in Mexican Resort City
  Brazil (Click here for more)
 12/12/2017   Women in Rio Prison Compete to Decorate Cells with Most Christmas Spirit
 12/12/2017   Brazil Court to Rule Jan. 24 on Lula’s Appeal of Graft Conviction
 12/11/2017   The Kids Who Said “No” to Crime in Brazil’s Epitome of Inequality
 12/8/2017   Brazil’s Petrobras Seeks Inclusion on Stock Market Transparent-Company List
 12/7/2017   Lula: Brazil’s Solution Is Not Weapons, It’s Education
 12/12/2017   Argentine President Invites Private, Public Sectors to Set World Trade Rules
 12/11/2017   Search for Missing Argentine Submarine Focused on Mystery Object
 12/10/2017   WTO Ministerial Conference Begins in Buenos Aires
 12/10/2017   Argentina: Submarine Undersea Search Zone Is Like Inverted Mountain Chain
 12/7/2017   Judge Urges Argentina’s Senate to Remove Ex-President’s Immunity from Arrest
 12/10/2017   Bolivia’s Capital Kicks Off Christmas Celebrations with Huge Parade
 12/4/2017   Voters Cast Null Ballots to Protest Judicial Elections in Bolivia
 12/3/2017   Bolivia Holds Judicial Elections
 11/30/2017   Bolivia’s Morales Accuses US of Meddling, Confirms He’ll Run Again
 11/29/2017   End to Term Limits Good for Democracy, Bolivian President Says
 12/11/2017   Commission: State of Human Rights Grows Worse in Dominican Republic
 12/5/2017   USA Sanctions Indicted ISIS Recruiter in Jamaica
 12/2/2017   New York Governor Slams Washington’s Response to Puerto Rico Hurricane
 12/1/2017   San Juan Mayor: Trump Tax Plan Will Hurt Puerto Rico
 11/30/2017   Tourist Arrivals in Puerto Rico Aiding Economic Recovery
  Central America
 12/12/2017   Honduran Gives International Observers Evidence of Election “Fraud”
 12/12/2017   Strong Indications of Election Fraud in Honduras, HRW Says
 12/11/2017   Honduras Says No Fraud in Presidential Elections after Second Recount
 12/10/2017   Cold Front Kills 2 Tourists, Causes Power Cuts in Costa Rica
 12/10/2017   Costa Rica Expands Marine Areas under Conservation Program
 12/11/2017   Chile’s Ex-President Frei Undergoes Emergency Surgery
 12/11/2017   Chilean President’s Approval Rating Hits 3-Year High
 12/7/2017   Chilean Presidential Candidates Project Calm in Debate after Latest Rows
 12/4/2017   Bachelet Rejects Piñera Accusation of Marked Ballots in Chile Election
 11/28/2017   Doubt Emerge About Attack on Chilean Senator
 12/12/2017   US and Cuba Hold Talks in Washington
 12/4/2017   Raul Castro Presides at Tribute Ceremony for Departed Fidel
 11/26/2017   Cuban VP Pushes for Continuity in Upcoming Generational Power Handoff
 11/24/2017   Managers of Cuban Hotel Skeptical of Sonic-Attack Story
 11/24/2017   After a Year Without Fidel, Cubans View His Legacy in Opposite Ways
  Ecuador (Click here for more)
 12/3/2017   Strong Earthquake Rocks Ecuador’s North Coast
 11/30/2017   Correa Not Moving Back to Ecuador in Near Future
 11/25/2017   Correa Warns of Counterrevolution within Ecuador’s Ruling Party
 11/16/2017   Ecuador’s Capital Honored for Historic Preservation Efforts
 11/14/2017   Ecuadorian VP to Face Charges in Odebrecht Bribery Case
 12/7/2017   Ex-Justice Denounces Fraud in Ruling That Harmed Holders of Peruvian Debt
 12/6/2017   Peru Mayor Files Charges against Film Director for Inciting Discrimination
 11/27/2017   Kazakhstan Upbeat on Expanding Ties with Peru
 11/25/2017   Tens of Thousands March in Peru against Abuse of Women
 11/20/2017   Peru Filled with Opportunities for Spanish Firms, Development Minister Says
 12/11/2017   Uruguay’s Dairy Exports Rise 4%
 12/6/2017   Uruguay Workers on Hunger Strike to Protest Gas Company’s Cost-Cut Measures
 12/2/2017   Uruguayan Government Hails Biggest-Ever China-LAC Summit as a Success
 12/1/2017   China-LAC Business Summit Begins in Uruguay
 11/30/2017   Uruguay Welcomes More Than 3,000 Participants to China-LAC Summit
  Latin America (Click here for more)
 12/10/2017   Head World Bank Economist Expects Latin America to Continue Growing in 2019
 12/8/2017   Danish Shipping Giant Maersk to Boost Presence in Latin America
 12/8/2017   Church Decries Government Corruption to Paraguay President, Thousands of Faithful
 12/5/2017   Ibero-America Called to Contribute to UN Plan for Transforming the World
 12/5/2017   Paraguay Opposition Politician Sees Environmental Issues as Key in 2018 Elections
 12/12/2017   US State Dept.: Diplomacy with North Korea Will Continue until the First Bomb
 12/12/2017   Democratic Congresswomen Want Probe into Trump Sexual Misconduct Allegations
 12/12/2017   Trump Signs 2018 Military Budget with More Funds for Afghanistan, Syria
 12/12/2017   Utah’s 1st Hispanic Sheriff Girds for the Challenges Ahead
 12/12/2017   Controversial Republican Gets Fresh Backing from Trump Ahead of Senate Vote
  World (Click here for more)
 12/12/2017   Two Palestinian Militants Killed in Gaza
 12/12/2017   Spanish Party Leader Avoids Coalition Speculation as Catalan Elections Loom
 12/12/2017   Budapest Bike Maffia: A Team of Charitable Cyclists Help Hungary’s Homeless
 12/12/2017   Spain’s Ongoing De-Population: 32,000 More Deaths Than Births, 1st Half 2017
 12/12/2017   Palestinian Demonstrations Enter 5th Day in Protest of US Jerusalem Decision
  Business & Economy (Click here for more)
 12/12/2017   Mall Operator Westfield Agrees to $15.7-Billion Takeover by European Rival
 12/12/2017   China’s BAIC to Stop Making Fuel-Powered Vehicles by 2025
 12/11/2017   Car Sales Growth Remained Stagnant in China in November
 12/11/2017   Bitcoin Prices Climb over 10% Post Stock Exchange Debut
 12/9/2017   Former CEO Becomes 6th Lafarge Executive Charged with Financing IS in Syria
  Oil & Energy (Click here for more)
 12/12/2017   At Least 1 Dead, 18 Injured in Explosion at Austrian Gas Plant
 12/12/2017   Forties Pipeline System Carrying Brent Crude in UK to Be Shut for Weeks
 12/12/2017   OPEC Crude Basket Rises to $61.94
 12/11/2017   OPEC Crude Basket Rises to $61.03
 12/11/2017   AIIB Grants $250 Million Loan to China to Reduce Coal Use
  Opinion (Click here for more)
 12/13/2017   Antonio Ledezma: In Venezuela, Democracy Will Be Imposed on Totalitarianism
 12/4/2017   Beatrice Rangel: Honduras & Chile - When Déjà Vu Invites Catastrophe
 11/27/2017   Beatrice Rangel: On the Discreet Charm of Energy
 11/20/2017   Beatrice Rangel: On Magic Realism, a House of Spirits and the Unbeatable Isabel Allende
 11/19/2017   Michael Rowan: Sleeping with the Fishes in Venezuela
  Sports (Click here for more)
 12/12/2017   Chelsea Rebound; Burnley Climbs into Top 4
 12/12/2017   Brazilian Side Gremio Tops Pachuca in Club World Cup Semis
 12/12/2017   Spurs’ Alderweireld Sidelined until February
 12/12/2017   Urawa Red Beat Wydad Casablanca to Finish 5th in Club World Cup
 12/11/2017   Girona Tops Espanyol 1-0 to Climb into Top Half of La Liga
  Arts & Entertainment
 12/12/2017   Walk in the Other Person’s Shoes at Brazil’s Empathy Museum
 12/11/2017   Mexican Director’s “The Shape of Water” Enchants Golden Globes
 12/11/2017   Protests as Illegally Purchased Artifacts Prepared for Return to Spain Church
 12/10/2017   Thebe’s Majestic Hatshepsut Sanctuary Opens after 55-Year Restoration
 12/10/2017   Museum of Ice Cream Brings Artsy Take on the Frozen Treat to Miami Beach
  Science, Nature & Technology
 12/12/2017   France’s Macron: World Is Losing Battle against Global Warming, Action Needed
 12/12/2017   Brussels Unveils New 10-Point Initiative to Tackle Climate Change
 12/12/2017   Diphtheria Outbreak Sparks Vaccination Rush for Children in Aceh
 12/11/2017   Trump Seeks to Establish Base on Moon, from There Reach Mars
 12/11/2017   Study Suggests Plants Show Similar Response to Anesthetics as Animals, Humans
  Society (Click here for more)
 12/11/2017   UK’s Duke, Duchess of Cambridge to Visit Norway, Sweden in 2018
 12/10/2017   ICAN to Accept Nobel Peace Prize for Promoting Nuclear Prohibition Treaty
 12/5/2017   Michael I, Former King of Romania, Dies at 96
 12/1/2017   Around the World, a Visual Celebration of Christmas 2017 in Photographs
 12/1/2017   Prince Harry of England, Fiancée Markle Make First Official Outing Together
  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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