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EN VIVO: La delegación del régimen sabotea foro en la Cumbre de Lima

Pro-Castro Mob Heckles, Shuts Down Americas Summit Event

Dozens of Cuban government agents forced the shutdown of a forum on civil society in the hemisphere at the Summit of the Americas Thursday by shouting over all the speakers until organizers postponed the meeting. The incident is an example of what pro-democracy activists call a “climate of violence” that the regime has brought to the event.

PANAMA, Panama City : Cuba's supporters shout slogans outside the hotel where a press conference of Cuban dissidents took place in Panama on April 8, 2015, days before the opening of the VII Summit of the Americas which starts next April 10 and 11, in Panama City. AFP PHOTO / …

Cuba Adopts Trump-Style Slogan for Leftist Summit: ‘Latin America First’

Cuban state propaganda newspaper Granma called for a regional “Latin America First” policy to combat the alleged “Monroe doctrine” revival occurring under President Donald Trump this week, promoting a “Thinking Americas Forum” to replace the pro-democracy Summit of the Americas that Trump is expected to attend.

Peru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski leaves the government palace in Lima, after recording a televised message announcing his resignation

Peru Seeks to Ban Resigning President from Leaving the Country

Peruvian courts are weighing whether to prevent Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, who resigned as president on Wednesday, from leaving the country following multiple allegations of corruption, including one linking him to the disgraced Brazilian firm Odebrecht.

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Japan, China Heads of State Meet amid Dueling Trump Charm Offensives

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Chinese President Xi Jinping met in what Reuters calls an “impromptu” meeting at this weekend’s Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) conference. Both sides issued tepid but cordial statements as the heads of state jockey for a favorable relationship with the incoming Trump White House.

President Barack Obama makes remarks during his news conference at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) in Lima, Peru, Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016. (

Obama Joins the War on ‘Fake News’

“If, generally, we’ve got elections that aren’t focused on issues and are full of fake news and false information and distractions, then the issue is not going to be what’s happening from the outside; the issue is going to be what are we doing for ourselves from the inside,” Obama said during a press conference in Peru over the weekend.

TOPSHOT - Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) meets with his US counterpart Barack Obama on the sidelines of the G20 Leaders Summit in Hangzhou on September 5, 2016. / AFP / SPUTNIK / ALEXEI DRUZHININ (Photo credit should read ALEXEI DRUZHININ/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama, Putin Briefly Discuss Syria, Ukraine at Economic Summit

President Barack Obama spoke briefly with Russian President Vladimir Putin about Syria and Ukraine on Sunday as an economic summit got under way in Peru, in their first known conversation since Donald Trump was elected the next US president.

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Obama: I Will Criticize Trump if ‘Necessary or Helpful’

In a Sunday press conference in Lima, Peru, President Barack Obama said he may not follow former President George W. Bush’s lead to not publicly criticize his successor. Instead, Obama left the opportunity to speak out on President-elect Donald Trump if

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Peru: Woman Found Guilty of Witchcraft Burned Alive

An indigenous tribe deep in the Amazon jungle has burned an elderly woman alive on charges of “witchcraft.” While Peruvian authorities say these accusations are not uncommon among natives, this case is unique because a witness recorded the immolation on a mobile phone.