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The United States ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley (c), on Wednesday, August 8, 2018, travels the Simón Bolívar international bridge, in Cúcuta (Colombia), during her visit to the border between Colombia and Venezuela. EFE / Schneyder Mendoza Tarazona

Nikki Haley, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, visited the Colombian-Venezuelan border last week and criticized the government of Nicolás Maduro for the humanitarian crisis in his country.

OP-ED]: Trump is hurting America’s friends abroad

 05/10/2017 - 09:26
t is now quite possible -- in fact, likely -- that the next president of Mexico will be an anti-American socialist-populist similar to Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez. Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador was polling around 10 percent at the start of 2015. He is now around 30 percent, the front-runner among the potential candidates for next year’s election. File

There has been much focus on Donald Trump’s erratic foreign policy -- the outlandish positions, the many flip-flops, the mistakes. But far more damaging in the long run might be what some have termed the Trump effect -- the impact of Trump on the domestic politics of other countries. That effect appears to be powerful, negative and enduring. It could undermine decades of American foreign policy successes.

Plain Text Author: 
Fareed Zakaria

Venezuela sale a las calles

 04/19/2017 - 12:37
Un manifestante se enfrenta con la policía durante una protesta en contra del Gobierno venezolano hoy, miércoles 19 de abril de 2017, en Caracas (Venezuela). EFE/MIGUEL GUTIERREZ

La oposición venezolana ha convocado el día de hoy a una marcha multitudinaria en todos los rincones del país, para demostrar el descontento generalizado y el agotamiento de los recursos democráticos para contrarrestar el régimen que ha llevado al país más rico de la región a la más honda miseria, tras 17 años de escalada tiranía.


10 Latina Warriors you should know

 02/28/2017 - 17:45
Latina activists. 

Suffragettes, protesters, speakers and leaders - from Ana Roqué Géigel de Duprey and Luisa Capetillo in the late 1800s to Mariposa Fernández and Monica Carrillo in our current times - since the beginning of the 20th century, women have had to fight for their place in society as equal individuals, in front of a oppressive masculine society and a convenient feminine one.

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Jamila Johnson and Yamily Habib

Venezuela: chaos out of hand

 12/17/2016 - 20:16
Maracaibo (Venezuela), 12/17/2016.- A group of people protests downtown and near the Banco Central de Venezuela, today, saturday, December 17th 2016, in Maracaibo (Venezuela). Dozens of Venezuelans are protesting in states in the country's interior against the cash supply failures. EFE/HUMBERTO MATHEUS. 

The last five days have represented the total collapse of the Venezuelan economy. The President Nicolás Maduro seems to have taken the worst decisions through the Economic Emergency Decreed and the country is engulfed in absolute chaos.

On December 12th the President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, announced the annulment of the 100 Bolivar bill – the higher denomination and circulation banknote, according to the Venezuelan Central Bank.