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Ecuador Government, Protesters Agree to Talk Amid Curfew

QUITO – The United Nations (UN) and the Catholic Church said the government and indigenous groups in Ecuador have agreed to hold talks for the first time to end the crisis engulfing the Latin American country over fuel subsidy cuts. The UN office in Ecuador and the Church said in a statement that the meeting […]

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Five reasons why Colombia is obsessed with Venezuela

BOGOTA – The obsession of the Colombian right to try to destabilize the Government of Nicolás Maduro is explained by five reasons, the analyst and member of the FARC party Jorge Aponte explained to Sputnik. In addition, he denounced the lack of political guarantees that have complicated the existence of the party, which emerged after […]

From Hostility to Warmness: Why has Brazilian President Changed his Aggressive Anti-China Actions?

In an interview with DW Brasil, former Brazilian ambassador to Beijing, Marcos Caramuru, revealed the great interest Chinese companies have in potential infrastructure work in Brazil. Even with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro showing initial hostility towards China during his 2018 election campaign, his opinion appears to have changed given the huge sums involved in bilateral […]

Venezuela and Russia strengthen military ties after Borisov’s meeting with Maduro

CARACAS – Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro welcomed Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov on Saturday in the framework of the Intergovernmental High Level Commission (CIAN). “Meeting with His Excellency Yuri Ivanovich Borisov, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation,” the Venezuelan President reported on Twitter. #EnVivo 📹 | Reunión con el excelentísimo Yuri Ivánovich Borisov, […]

MAJOR – Russia is ready to help Cuba set up nuclear power industry

MOSCOW – Russia is ready to become Cuba’s strategic partner in the peaceful use of atomic energy if Havana so decides, said the first deputy head of the Russian government office, Sergei Prikhodko. Russian Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev will visit Cuba on today and tomorrow with a broad agenda of bilateral cooperation. “As Cuban colleagues […]