Despite its enormous resources, Venezuela is going through a severe economic crisis that has descended into a nationwide shortage of basic foods and medicines as well as deficient public services.
In the harrowing preamble to a Constituent Assembly imposed by the regime of Nicolás Maduro, thousands of Venezuelans have decided to flee through border with Colombia.
The Venezuelan crisis is not a myth. Just take a look at the numbers of Venezuelans seeking asylum throughout the world to understand that it is easier to abandon everything than to succumb to the Bolivarian Revolution.
Former Colombian President said Monday in Bolivia that rightist populist movements around the world demonize and criminalize migrants to gain favor with their voters.
The bid to escape poverty in Cuba has left hundreds of Cuban deserters -the majority of them doctors- in an equally untenable position in Venezuela.
Both corporations will stop operating in the Latin American country, undergoing a political and social crisis without precedents.
According to a Wall Street Journal report, the US investment bank, Goldman Sachs, last week made a purchase of bonds issued in 2014 by the Petroleos de Venezuela Company, worth $ 2.8 billion.
Between the first and the fourth of June, the city will celebrate the VII International Tango Festival in which dance figures will meet to teach Philadelphians the secrets of this South American music and dance, declared Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by the Unesco in 2009.
Puerto Rico's Government Development Bank (GDB) reached a debt-restructuring agreement with a "significant group" of creditors, avoiding a protracted bankruptcy.
The economic crisis and marital infidelity are keeping such witchcraft practices as Santeria, shamanism and spiritualism alive in Mexico, as shown by the sale of articles said to possess the power to drive away poverty and keep a lover from wandering.
The Venezuelan Public Ministry on Monday reported that two people died in protests in the western states of Merida and Barinas, one of them being a Merida government official. Opposition is demanding early elections.
General Motors became the latest in a wave of international companies that have shut their doors voluntarily or under duress.
Deaths and injuries reported amid "mother of all marches". Protesters express their anger and frustration at an administration that has led the country with the planet’s biggest oil supplies into the world’s deepest economic recession.
The Human Rights Watch (HRW) organization said in a report Tuesday that since 2014, five times the number of Venezuelans are emigrating to Brazil due to shortages of food and medicine in their own country, an example of how Venezuela"s humanitarian crisis is spilling across its borders.
On Sunday, September 25th 2016, Leguizamo came to Philadelphia with the Campaign for Hillary for America, in which he frantically zig-zagged through four events across the city that celebrated hispanidad to promote voter registration and the official launch of IWillVote.com. But, before he got to The Puerto Rican Day Parade, Festival El Coqui, Boricuafest, and Pennsylvania Victory, he spoke with AL DÍA, bluntly effusing about his political interests and his experience as a Latino in Hollywood.
Puerto Ricans are creating thriving communities outside of the island in light of the debt crisis.
The question of a Puerto Rican vote is a highlight of the 2016 election.
The U.S. Senate has finally responded to the debt crisis in Puerto Rico with the new Promesa law. The problem is, Puerto Ricans have no say in how they will begin to dig out of the deep debt hole they find themselves in.