The government of Venezuela, believed to be the most oil-rich nation in South America, is considering raising gas prices to keep the national economy afloat, though such a move could spark protests and unrest in a nation already rife with political tension.
Venezuela's economy has slumped to such lows that unemployed individuals are taking up jobs as professional standers-in-line: taking the place of people who pay them to stand for hours, blocks away from grocery stores, for access to limited supplies of milk, flour, and other necessary goods.
The first round of talks between high-level Cuban and American diplomats since President Obama announced unprecedented concessions to the Castro regime has concluded, with Cuban officials insisting that any changes to the way the communist regime treats dissidents or controls
The European left is in party mode. After the decisive victory of Greece's Coalition of the Radical Left (Syriza) in parliamentary elections last night, Greek leftists took to the streets and their analogs in Spain and the UK warned that their nations would be next. But while the hard left has much to celebrate, "moderate" socialists on the continent should take the news with a grain of salt, as the leftist party that ruled Greece as recently as 2011 appears to have lost almost all support.
The Spanish government raided the homes of two sets of brothers identified as Islamic State recruits, described by authorities as "highly radicalized" and plotting an attack that may have involved "self-immolation" in the West.
The government of the Philippines has admitted that it relocated nearly 500 homeless citizens out of Manila during Pope Francis' visit earlier this month. While reports have surfaced that hundreds had been hidden in prisons with little food or water, the government insists they were provided shelter at a luxury resort.
World Health Organization (WHO) statistics show a significant drop in cases of Ebola in Guinea, Liberia, and even beleaguered Sierra Leone, indicating a potential--though not guaranteed--end of an outbreak that has taken thousands of lives and affected millions.
Thousands of Argentines gathered yet again last night at the Argentine-Israeli Mutual Association (AMIA) center, the site of the worst terrorist attack in the nation’s history, to call for justice in the case of Alberto Nisman, a prosecutor investigating the
Mexican research group the Citizen Council for Public Security and Criminal Justice has released its annual study of the world's most dangerous cities, and Latin America has once again topped the list, with 43 of the 50 located in the region, and 19 of them located in Brazil alone.
A 300-page report by Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman accuses the government of cutting a trade deal with Iran to mask the nation's role in bombing a Jewish civil center in 1994. The governments considered "ways to place blame for the bombing on right-wing groups and activists," according to The New York Times.
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