Violent protests erupted this weekend between “antifascist” radical leftists and supporters of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro across the country’s largest cities.
Rioters in Santa Monica on Sunday beat up a man carrying a hockey stick to defend a woman cyclist who was pushed over, according to a video posted to social media.
Motorists in the socialist nation of Venezuela are modifying their vehicles to run on cooking gas due to a chronic lack of gasoline, in a trend that engineers have warned is extremely dangerous and likely to cause explosions.
A Cuban poet and political activist claimed this week that Cuban dissidents confined to their home during the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic are essentially under house arrest, with the Communist regime taking advantage of the conditions to further silence anti-government voices.
“Freedom of expression is sacred,” Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro declared on Thursday in a press conference responding to a police raid of 29 comedians, pundits, and YouTubers as part of what the nation’s Supreme Court is dubbing an operation against “fake news.”
The flag of the Mapuche indigenous people of Chile, whose use became prominent among violent leftist protesters in that country last year, was spotted amid anti-police brutality protests in Minneapolis on Thursday.
Cuban political dissident Silverio Portal Contreras, serving a four-year prison sentence for “disrespect” to the communist regime, has lost sight in one of his eyes after a particularly vicious police beating, his wife denounced this week.
The governor of Sao Paulo, Brazil, Joao Doria, announced on Wednesday that the state and its eponymous city would officially extend Chinese coronavirus measures through June 15 – but restrictions on some economic activity will ease as early as June 1.
A conservative Brazilian lawmaker published a letter this week he said was a formal threat to his nation’s lawmakers urging them not to congratulate Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen on her inauguration.
Thousands of people across cities in Ecuador defied Chinese coronavirus restrictions on Monday to protest against drastic economic cuts imposed by President Lenin Moreno aimed at tackling the crisis.
Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro welcomed the arrival of the first of five Iranian oil tankers shipping much-needed fuel to the OPEC member nation on Monday, marking the end of Ramadan and branding the tankers a challenge to “supremacist empire” America.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro once again joined a large crowd of supporters on the streets on Sunday, this time in Brasilia, hugging children and shaking hands in defiance of medical advice to engage in social distancing.
President Donald Trump suspended travel from Brazil to the United States on Sunday as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to worsen in South America.
CARACAS, Venezuela – By now the world is well aware of the dire state of Venezuela. Photos of violent repressions of protests, of mobs attacking official “president” Juan Guaidó, of the thousands flooding the Colombian border have become commonplace in global media in the past decade.
Brazil’s federal government tried to alter the label on chloroquine packaging to include a recommendation for its use to treat the Wuhan coronavirus, the country’s former health minister said in an interview with Brazil’s Globo news network, published on Thursday.
Daniel Llorente Miranda marked one year this month away from his native Cuba after Communist Party agents forced him on a one-way flight to Guyana. Trapped in a foreign land with no travel documentation, few income options, and an increasingly cold shoulder from the United Nations, Llorente told Breitbart News this week he is running out of options for survival.
Former Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro told Time magazine in an interview Friday that he left the government of President Jair Bolsonaro because he did not feel it was doing enough to fight corruption.
Venezuelan migrants have been flooding the border with neighboring Guyana in recent weeks as the dire economic situation continues to worsen in their homeland as a result of the prolonged lockdown imposed in response to the Chinese coronavirus pandemic.
Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro announced military exercises had taken place on Thursday in anticipation of potential American military activity to prevent a group of Iranian oil tankers from arriving in the South American country.
Latin America, driven in large part by the situation in Brazil, has reportedly surpassed the United States and Europe in new daily novel coronavirus cases reported over the past week.
The mayor of a small town in Peru was arrested by authorities on Wednesday after violating lockdown measures in order to go out drinking with friends, before hiding from police in a coffin reserved for victims of the Chinese coronavirus pandemic.
President Donald Trump and his administration are currently considering a travel ban on Brazil after the South American country’s confirmed number of infections hit 275,000, the third-highest number of nationwide cases worldwide.
A national poll published this week by the firm Meganálisis found that nearly 90 percent of Venezuelans do not believe that President Juan Guaidó is capable of governing the country about a year and a half into his presidency. Another 80% said they do not believe his movement has any credibility.
Venezuela’s socialist regime this week announced plans to investigate scientists who have raised doubts about the country’s official infection rate and the death toll from the Chinese coronavirus, which most analysts consider to be abnormally low.
Residents from the Altagracia neighborhood in Caracas, Venezuela, ignored the ongoing lockdown measures and took to the streets on Thursday to demand the restoration of the water supply after nearly six weeks without service.
The head of the Venezuelan National Assembly’s indigenous people’s committee asserted on Tuesday that the socialist regime of dictator Nicolás Maduro had left indigenous Venezuelans in “total abandon,” with no resources to fight the Chinese coronavirus.
Cuba’s National Television News (NTV), a Communist Party-controlled broadcast, claimed in a report that “neo-liberal” countries such as the United States and Spain are suffering severe food shortages and engaging in forced labor at meat processing facilities, prompting outrage and a social media challenge from those abroad.
What if I told you that in the socialist paradise of Venezuela, everyone’s a millionaire?
President Juan Guaidó of Venezuela, who has largely failed to exercise any of his constitutional powers due to his lack of control of the military, accused dictator Nicolás Maduro this weekend of seeking to “assassinate” Venezuelans in exile.
The head of the World Health Organization, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, applauded Venezuela’s socialist regime for “sharing [its] staged approach” towards the Chinese coronavirus pandemic, omitting the fact the country is responsible for one of the worst humanitarian crises in the world.