Organization of American States

Three prominent Indigenous rights experts to tell Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Canada's Bill S-3 is still 'racist and sexist'

Canadian News

Big Money As Private Immigrant Jails Boom

The Trump administration wants to expand its network of immigrant jails. In recent months, Immigration and Customs Enforcement has called for five new detention facilities to be built and operated by private prison corporations across the country. Critics are alarmed at the rising fortunes of an …

Immigration

Mexican women testify over sexual torture before international panel

SAN JOSE (Reuters) - Women who were sexually tortured by Mexican security forces over a decade ago testified Thursday before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, asking for an investigation into the case that happened in the state once run by President Enrique Pena Nieto.<p>Several of the 11 …

World News

Will a Vatican conference on nuclear arms bring a diplomatic breakthrough?

A Vatican conference held Nov. 10 to 11 on nuclear disarmament and development was a serious diplomatic event that gave Pope Francis the opportunity …

International Relations

Day of the Imprisoned Writer - Cesario Alejandro Félix Padilla Figueroa

<b>Republic of Honduras</b> <b><br>Cesario Alejandro Félix Padilla Figueroa</b> <b><br>Student leader, PEN member</b><p>Cesario Alejandro Félix Padilla Figueroa, journalism graduate, …

Rights & Freedoms

EU bans arms sales to Venezuela, takes aim at officials

Organization of American States Secretary General Luis Almargo speaks during a UN meeting on human rights concerns in Venezuela on November 13, at UN …

News (South Africa)

US calls Venezuela a global threat at a meeting some boycott

U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley called Venezuela "an increasingly violent narco-state" that threatens the world, speaking Monday at an informal Security …

Venezuela

Trump Administration praised by democracy activists for calling Venezuela a 'narco-state'

Nikki Haley, United States ambassador to the United Nations, has a message for ordinary Venezuelans — “not to give up on hope for a better future.”<p>Haley addressed members of the U.N. Security Council at an informal meeting called by the U.S. and Italy Monday on the dire humanitarian situation in …

World News

It’s Time for UN Security Council to Send Strong Message on Venezuela

Today's meeting of members of the UN Security Council meeting on the Venezuela crisis provides a unique opportunity to focus attention on the …

Venezuela

Barbados Independence Gala

SPECIAL INVITATION<p>11.11.2017 - 7:00PM<br>ATTIRE: BLACK TIE<br>Organization of American States<p>17TH Street & Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington DC …

Washington D.C.

At UN, US warns of potential security threat from Venezuela

The United States hopes that a meeting next week at the United Nations on Venezuela will pave the way to international action to prevent the crisis …

Venezuela

Outsiders Can't Clean Up Latin America's Corruption

Guatemalans need to pick up the fight against corruption started by a groundbreaking UN commission.<p>Just a couple of years ago, Latin America’s fight against political corruption began to break new ground. And perhaps nowhere has the renovation been more dramatic -- and successful -- than in …

Latin America

Timeline of key events in the death of Argentine prosecutor

Key dates related to the death of Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman, who was investigating the country's worst terrorist attack:<p>— Jan. 14, 2015: …

Latin America

OPINION: Association Concerning the Situation in Venezuela – a party of two

<b>BY ANDREW DEKANY, Special to the Toronto Sun</b><p>The Trudeau cabinet, on the recommendation of Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland, recently made a …

Venezuela

Canada about to unveil first set of Magnitsky sanctions on Venezuelans, Russians, official says

OTTAWA — Canada will “quite soon” flex new legal muscles created by its recent passage of Magnitsky law to sanction individuals in both Venezuela and …

Canadian News

If the Trump White House doesn't do something, Venezuela will collapse | Opinion

The authoritarian regime in Venezuela has managed to buy time by rigging elections and avoiding default on its massive foreign debt. However, …

Venezuela