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Brazilian lawmaker Jair Bolsonaro, who is a pushing a bid for president, is a conservative who has been compared to Donald Trump and hard right French leader Marine Le Pen

Jair Bolsonaro Thanks God for Surviving Campaign Stabbing

“First, I want to thank God for being alive,” were the first words President-elect Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil said at an Evangelical Christian service on Tuesday night, his first public appearance since winning Sunday’s election.

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Former Venezuelan Political Prisoner: ‘I Saw Men Crucified’

Venezuelan student leader Lorent Saleh spent four years behind bars for peaceful resistance to the socialist regime of Nicolás Maduro. Released this month, he offered several interviews this week from his new home in Spain, describing in gruesome detail the wide variety of torture methods he experienced and saw in use during his imprisonment.

A Kremlin-backed plan to raise the retirement age has triggered street protests and led to a major drop in Putin's approval ratings

Report: Russia to Loan Cuba $50 Million to Buy Their Weapons

The Russian government plans to loan Cuba’s communist dictatorship $50 million to buy their military equipment, with the island’s new President Miguel Díaz-Canel scheduled to meet Vladimir Putin in Moscow later this week. 

National Social Liberal Party presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro greets supporters during a campaign rally in Brasilia's Ceilandia neighborhood, Brazil, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018. Brazilians go to the polls on October 7 to cast their vote for a new president. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)

Venezuela’s Opposition Welcome Brazil’s Conservative President-Elect Bolsonaro

Prominent members of the anti-socialist opposition in Venezuela congratulated Brazilian President-elect Jair Bolsonaro on Monday for his election victory this weekend. Bolsonaro made fighting socialism a pillar of his campaign policy, promising to cut financial ties with the dictatorship in Caracas.

In this Oct. 23, 2018 image, a woman hands over her documents as her number is called to cross the border and request asylum in the United States, in Tijuana, Mexico. The first obstacle that migrants in a giant caravan may face if they reach the U.S. border is a …

Honduran Bishops Decry ‘Human Tragedy’ of Migrant Caravan

The Bishops of Honduras released a statement this week saying they had been “deaf” and “blind” to the needs of their people and calling on the Honduran government to address the “human tragedy” of the migrant caravan.