Brightening the cells inside Nelson Hungria Prison with the true Christmas spirit of love and togetherness is the purpose of the Shining Cell Contest, which for the past seven years has awarded a prize to the cell with the best Yuletide decorations in the women"s prison in Rio de Janeiro.
Sao Paulo's Empathy Museum boasts no paintings or other works of art, only well-worn footwear and audio recordings of dozens of personal stories that enable the visitor to literally walk a mile in someone else's shoes.
A full-blown love affair with Portugal travels from Café Liz in Olney, to Independence LIVE! in Center City for one festive night only.
After years of corruption and social instability, Latin America is facing an electoral period that could change the political and economic landscape of the continent.
Marcelo has always worked better with managers who are not tactically strict and allow him to move freely. The left back also benefits when having tough defensive midfielders on his side, currently Brazilian Casemiro, who covers him when he moves forward.
It is true no other country has won the World Cup more times than Brazil (5), but it is also true the South American powerhouse has not conquered the world of soccer since 2002.
In an extraordinary meeting in Lima, 17 foreign ministers issued an unprecedented statement in which they classify the Venezuelan government as a dictatorship.
In 1992, the Democratic Party faced a challenge on the issue of abortion. Pennsylvania’s governor, Robert Casey, a Democrat dedicated to the working class, asked to speak at the national convention in New York City. He wanted to propose a pro-life plank for the party platform, mostly as a way of affirming his Catholic beliefs.
A voting day towards a National Constituent Assembly, called by the regime of Nicholas Maduro, resulted in 16 deaths in the hands of the militias of the regime, against an abstention that the governmental machinery insists in denying.
The main task ahead for Afro-descendants is to "make definitive progress to close the economic gap since, in Latin America and the Caribbean, poverty has a face and a color, according to the coordinator of the Network of Afro-Latin American, Afro-Caribbean and Diaspora Women (RMAAD)
The International Monetary Fund estimates that Latin America and the Caribbean will grow 1 percent in 2017 and 1.9 percent in 2018, further deterioration of conditions in Venezuela.
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.
Brazil's former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has been sentenced to nine years and six months in prison for corruption and money laundering.
Inhabitants of Argentina, Brazil and Chile are far more likely to suffer from multiple sclerosis - a difficult illness to diagnose - than other countries of Latin America, according to experts taking part in the Roche Press Day medical forum being held in Buenos Aires.
The 70-year-old Olmos, a son of Mexican immigrants who was born in Los Angeles, broke ground for Hispanics in Hollywood and won two Golden Globe awards, one for "The Burning Season" and another for his role as Lieutenant Martin "Marty" Castillo in "Miami Vice."
Financial experts at the 1st European Investment Forum in Uruguay agreed that investment trends worldwide and in Latin America depend on new factors, including worker training and interaction by governments.
Global investment in Fintechs amounts to more than $23 billion, but only $600 million have gone to to Latin America.Visa hopes that its "Everywhere Initiative" serves as a stimulus for creating emerging companies in the Latin American financial technology sector.
Mexican-born actress Kate del Castillo, star of the highly successful Telemundo telenovela "La reina del sur", believes Platino Prizes are a unique occasion to bring together Ibero-American film professionals.
Heads of states from leading developed nations on Friday were arriving in the Italian town of Taormina for a two-day G7 summit focusing on security and economic growth.
Nobody doubts the skill level of Francisco Alarcón “Isco” since he was selected in 2012 as the Golden Boy: Europe’s top Under 21 soccer player. Despite being born in Benalmádena in Málaga, the finesse midfielder was developed in Valencia’s farm system, but the club let him go back to his native province not wanting to renew his contract in 2011.
With the project, the Peruvians are hoping to promote pavement art in Bolivia.
La crisis en Venezuela es grave y complicada, lo cual hace la enfermiza y excluyente obsesión con ese país del secretario general de la OEA, Luis Almagro, no solo extraña y contraproducente, sino totalmente inaceptable.
The crisis in Venezuela is grave and complicated, which makes the OAS’ Secretary General Luis Almagro’s consuming obsession with Venezuela not only strange and counterproductive, but totally inadmissible.
The last thing President Trump now needs is for the stock market to go south on him. After all, he’s got worries aplenty: abroad, North Korea, Syria, Russia and Brexit; at home, the stalled effort to repeal Obamacare; and uncertainty surrounding “tax reform.” Compared with this tapestry of troubles, the stock market has been a splendid blessing.
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.