Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil president. Foto credit: Palácio do Planalto.

Is Bolsonaro’s Botched COVID-19 Response Dragging Brazil Downhill?

Brazil has been in the news for all the wrong reasons since the coronavirus began to ravage Latin America’s largest country. At the heart of the controversy is President Jair Bolsonaro who has provoked a hail of criticism from health experts for his opposition to measures aimed at stifling the spread of the virus. Dismissing…

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MINI Electric at the the FIA Mobility Conference in Uruguay. Photo by: Cecilia Demartini.

FIA Mobility Conference 2018: Safer, Cleaner, Smarter Electric Cars and Much More

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (ViaNews) – The city capital of Montevideo, Uruguay, lived an intense and significant week welcoming an unprecedented event to the city and the region. The FIA Mobility Conference 2018 hosted by the Automóvil Club del Uruguay (ACU) a member of the Federation Internationale De L´Automobile (FIA) that is celebrating its 100th anniversary. Also…

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Rafael Valera, leader of the Venezuelan political movement Rumbo Libertad. Photo by: ViaNews.

Interview With Rafael Valera, Leader of Venezuelan Political Movement Rumbo Libertad: “I Know We’ll Come out Victorious From This”

CARACAS, Venezuela (ViaNews) – Venezuela’s crisis continues to grow rapidly and no one seems able to stop it. After last years failed protests and a variety of also failed negotiation attempts with the government, rejection towards MUD (Mesa de la Unidad Democrática – Democratic Union Roundtable) has escalated rapidly. The coalition is deeply fractured by…

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Dominican Republic-Haiti border. Photo by: Valentina's World Travel.

Understanding Dominican Republic–Haiti Relations: Is it out of Control?

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (ViaNews) – In February 1844, a group of Spanish descent and mulatto revolutionaries staged an independence coup against the 22-year Haitian domination of the Spanish two-thirds of the island. Ever since there has existed an evident antagonism in the Haitian-Dominican relations. There followed almost a full century of sporadic border clashes…

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