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This Is What's Happening in Venezuela Right Now

<b>There is a crisis in Venezuela.</b> Already one of the most violent places on Earth — a person is murdered every 21 minutes, and there were roughly …

Venezuela

25 places you should visit before they disappear forever

Earth is home to incredibly beautiful natural sites. But because of climate change and human carelessness, some of them are in danger of disappearing in the next 100 years — or even sooner.<p>From Patagonia's glaciers to Africa's Congo Basin, these threatened natural wonders span the globe.<p>Keep …

Great Wall of China

Armed Civilian Bands in Venezuela Prop Up Unpopular President

CARACAS, Venezuela — The bikers thundered up in a phalanx of red jackets and dark clothes, some with faces covered, revving motorcycles before a thousand protesters in Caracas. They threw tear gas canisters to disperse the crowd. Then, witnesses say, they pulled pistols and fired.<p>Someone fell. …

Venezuela

MSNBC's Maddow: Venezuelans Are Rioting Over Donations to Trump's Inauguration

As Nicholas Fondacaro at NewsBusters noted on Friday, MSNBC's Rachel Maddow's obsession with the money raised for President Donald Trump's …

Venezuela

Venezuelans stage 'silent protest' in wave of unrest

Venezuelans marched in silence Saturday against President Nicolas Maduro, a test of his government's tolerance for peaceful protests after three …

Venezuela

Lost city of Kuelap at 10,000ft in Peru's remote Andes opened up to tourists by new cable car

Peru's remote 'second Machu Picchu’ - hidden 10,000ft up in the mists of the Andes - is now fully opened up to tourists.<p>The ancient Kuelap fortress – …

Latin America

Venezuela opposition march to honor those killed in violence | Reuters

By Brian Ellsworth<br>| CARACAS<p>CARACAS Venezuela's opposition prepared to march in silence on Saturday to honor a dozen people killed in three weeks of …

Venezuela

Pirates' Cervelli troubled by unrest in home country of Venezuela

With protests over Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro escalating in recent days, including 13 people killed in one day, Venezuela-born baseball …

Venezuela

Canadian oil firm pulls out of national park in Peru's Amazon

Pacific abandons one million hectare concession including indigenous peoples’ territories along Brazil border<p>A Canadian-headquartered company, Pacific Exploration and Production, has pulled out of a huge oil and gas concession overlapping a new national park in the Peruvian Amazon. The concession, …

Latin America

Top 10 Largest Countries In The World

We have total 196 countries in the world today. We have different parameters in which we rank countries around the world. Few parameters can be …

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This month I interviewed <b>Sherwin K. Bryant</b> about his work on the Black Pacific and Afro-Andes. Bryant is Associate Professor of African American …

Slavery

Ovince Saint Preux Taps Marcos Rogerio de Lima For Submission Victory

A heavy-hitting light heavyweight contest took place on the main card of UFC Nashville earlier tonight (Sat. April 22, 2017), as No. 8-ranked Ovince …

UFC

The Unfriendly Scramble for Everywhere: Investment’s Role in Foreign Policy

<i>By Phillip Bass</i><p>Because wars between great powers are no longer frequent, many great powers use indirect action and soft power to push foreign policy …

China

Simon Cowell sends a bunch of presents to five-year-old child after paying for his cancer care in the US

Simon Cowell has proved that he really does have a soft heart – by sending a child battling a serious illness boxes of toys when he returned from …

Simon Cowell

French election: early voting in overseas territories and other countries

French overseas territories and the country’s nationals abroad have been casting their ballots in the presidential election ahead of the vote on the mainland.<p>In Cayenne in French Guiana they went to the polls on Saturday, a day ahead of the main first-round vote.<p>The reason: so as not to be …

Europe

Peru drugs mule at the dole office as she seeks new line of work

Cocaine mule Michaella McCollum finds herself back behind the barbed wire… as she goes to the Jobcentre.<p>McCollum, 24, who was jailed in Peru in 2013 …

Latin America

LP slammed for ‘playing it safe’ on impeachment

A minority congressman on Saturday taunted the Liberal Party (LP) lawmakers who declared they would not support any impeachment complaint against …

Brazilian Politics

French Guiana protests end with agreement

The French government signed an agreement with protesters and local MPs in Guiana Friday, ending a vast protest movement that had paralysed the country for over a month, said the French Minister for Overseas Territories Ericka Bareigts.<p>The agreement was signed in Cayenne between the government and …

France

Greatest Hiking Treks in Peru

Peru is an outdoor adventurer’s paradise with trails winding through an array of land formations, rivers, jungles and climates. If you are seeking a …

Latin America

The Latest: VP says Venezuela faces 'unconventional war'

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on the ongoing political crisis in Venezuela (all times local):<p>3 p.m.<p>Venezuelan Vice President Tareck El Aissami says the country is facing what he calls an "unconventional war" led by opposition groups working in concert with criminal gangs.<p>He said on Friday …

Venezuela

Let's Buy Something From A Japanese Supermarket! A Basic Guide | MATCHA - JAPAN TRAVEL WEB MAGAZINE

There are Various Supermarkets in Japan<p>When we go to supermarkets in other countries, we can learn various things about the lifestyles of th epeople …

Venezuela

The Horrifying Death Throes of Venezuelan Socialism, Captured in 28 Headlines

I wrote last year that Venezuela was entering the “fourth circle of statist hell.”<p>How else, after all, can you describe a government that is so venal …

Venezuela

Venezuela protests: Looting, shootings leave 13 dead in one day

<b>(CNN) —</b> After weeks of violent protests that left at least 22 people dead, Venezuelans took to the streets Saturday dressed in white to pay tribute to those who were killed in the latest anti-government demonstrations.<p>The peaceful demonstrations drew several hundred people, mostly singing or …

Venezuela

Venezuelans march in memory of those killed in unrest

Thousands of Venezuelans dressed in white marched in the capital Saturday to pay homage to the at least 20 people killed in anti-government unrest in …

Venezuela

Tillerson’s Diplomatic Approach in Venezuela is Paying Off

Venezuelan democracy was pronounced dead on March 29, when the country’s Supreme Court arbitrarily seized the functions of the National Assembly, …

Venezuela

Peruvian food - 20 foods you should eat in Peru - Chica On The Road | Travel blog

I am not saying this because I am a Peruvian, but <b>Peruvian food</b> is the most varied and the best in the World. Having lived and visited many places …

Peru

Rubio denies setting up Mar-a-Lago secret meeting with Trump, former Colombian presidents

<b>MIAMI --</b> Florida Sen. Marco Rubio denied arranging what has been described as a “secret meeting” between President Trump and two former presidents of …

Juan Manuel Santos

The 20 photographs of the week

Protests in Caracas, mass dancing in Pyongyang, the Paris shooting and anti-government protests in Istanbul – the news of the week captured by the world’s best photojournalists

Photojournalism

Protests Against President Maduro In Venezuela Near Breaking Point

Venezuelans have been protesting President Nicolas Maduro's government over a deep economic recession and massive food and medicine shortages. Reuters reporter Girish Gupta gives developments.

Venezuela

Violence in Venezuela

Venezuelan riot police fired tear gas Thursday at groups of protesters seeking to oust President Nicolas Maduro, who have vowed new mass marches …

Venezuela