A Russian Tupolev Tu-160 strategic long-range heavy supersonic bomber aircraft is pictured upon landing at Maiquetia International Airport, just north of Caracas, on December 10, 2018

Russia Places Nuclear-Capable Bombers in Venezuela

The Russian Defense Ministry confirmed on Monday that it has placed two nuclear-capable Tupolev Tu-160 strategic bombers in Venezuelan territory, less than a week after Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro paid a visit to Moscow to secure key investment in his regime.

Brazilian right-wing presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro speaks during a campaign rally in the district of Ceilandia in Brasilia, on September 5, 2018. - Brazil will hold presidential elections on October 7. (Photo by EVARISTO SA / AFP) (Photo credit should read EVARISTO SA/AFP/Getty Images)

Bolsonaro: Brazil Has ‘an Obligation’ to Help Latin America Fight Communism

Brazil’s President-elect Jair Bolsonaro told a crowd at an assembly of Latin American conservatives in his native country this weekend that he feels, as Latin America’s largest economy, Brazil has an “obligation” to fight the leftist regimes in Cuba, Venezuela, Bolivia, and elsewhere.

Venezuelan migrants get food from volunteers upon their arrival at a bus terminal in the north of Lima, Peru; the EU has announced a 35 million euro aid package for Venezuelans both inside the country and in neighbouring countries

Venezuela Holds Regional Election, 72 Percent Abstain

A majority of Venezuelans abstained from the country’s municipal elections on Sunday. Just 28 percent participated in the elections, designed to elect some 2,500 counselors around the country.

Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) meets with his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro at the Novo-Ogaryovo state residence outside Moscow on December 5, 2018. (Photo by MAXIM SHEMETOV / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read MAXIM SHEMETOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Maduro Thanks Putin for Helping Venezuela ‘Survive’

Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro met with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow Wednesday, where the latter agreed to support the socialist regime economically and politically. As of press time, both sides have kept the details of this support secret, however.

Catholic rosary beads in hand

Leading Bishop Says Catholics Are ‘Anti-Socialists’

One of America’s most popular and influential Catholic bishops told the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) Friday that the Catholic Church has nothing in common with socialism but supports a “vigorous market economy.”

Then-president Dilma Rousseff of Brazil greets Cuban doctors after approving the More Doctors program with Cuba

Brazil Weighs Student Debt Relief to Replace Cuban Slave Doctors

The government of Brazil is considering offering medical students and young doctors debt relief in exchange for sending them to work in less desirable rural areas to replace the thousands of slave doctors Cuba is withdrawing from the country, O Globo reported on Wednesday.

Brazil's President-elect Jair Bolsonaro attends a joint statement with Brazil's president, after a meeting at the Presidential Palace, in Brasilia, Brazil, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)

Brazil: Bolsonaro Offers Political Asylum to Cuban Slave Doctors

Brazil’s President-elect Jair Bolsonaro announced Wednesday that his administration will grant political asylum to Cuban doctors forced to work in the country for the dictatorship’s profit, reversing the policy his socialist predecessor imposed on them.

The government hopes the cull - which will kill many healthy animals - will eradicate Mycoplasma bovis disease in New Zealand

Venezuela Moves to Nationalize Cattle amid Food Crisis

Venezuelan ranchers are protesting plans by the country’s socialist regime to begin expropriating cattle through local governments, as Nicolás Maduro’s economic policy moves towards that of a Cuba-style communist state.