Cuban Foreign Minister in New York for UN Vote against U.S. Blockade

October 26, 2015

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Photo: Bill Hackwell

Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez is in New York for the UN General Assembly vote on the Cuban-sponsored resolution on the necessity to end economic, commercial and financial blockade that Washington has maintains against the island. (more…)

U.S. Blockade Causes Millions of Dollars Worth of Damages to Cuban Agriculture

The damages caused by the blockade on the island were explained during a press conference at the headquarters of the Ministry of Agriculture (MINAG)

By Sheyla Delgado on October 22, 2015

f0009617In a period of just one year, from March 2014 to the same month of 2015, the U.S. blockade has cost Cuban agriculture a sum of no less than $451,520,000 dollars. (more…)

Disillusioned Guatemalan Voters Shun the Polls ​

October 26, 2015

guatemala_corruption.jpg_916636689Jimmy Morales, candidate of the National Convergence Front Party (FCN), was named winner in Guatemala’s presidential election Sunday with 69 percent of the vote, crushing his opponent Sandra Torres of the National Unity of Hope Party. (more…)

Huge Decrease in Electoral Violence During Colombia Vote

October 25, 2015

Colombia's soldiers stand guard at Bolivar Square during local and regional elections in Bogota, Colombia. | Photo: Reuters

Colombia’s soldiers stand guard at Bolivar Square during local and regional elections in Bogota, Colombia. | Photo: Reuters

Polls opened in Colombian local elections on Sunday as around 19.3 million people are expected to cast their vote. (more…)

In an Upset, Argentine Opposition Forces Presidential Vote into Runoff

Mauricio Macri, opposition, and Daniel Scioli, ruling party, face a Nov. 2 runoff to succeed President Cristina Kirchner

October 26, 2015

images (1)Argentine voters have forced a runoff between the two top candidates to succeed President Cristina Kirchner, a polarizing leader. (more…)

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