Paraguay

Date: July 08th 2013

While on a diplomatic trip to Spain, Paraguayan President-elect Horacio Cartes stated that Paraguay is on is bidding for the pro-tempore chair of Mercosur while in negotiations to return to Mercosur. President-elect Cartes reconfirmed Paraguay’s position on both the invalidity of Venezuela being a full member of Mercosur as well as their position ...

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Argentina

Date: July 07th 2013

Accusations are being made that Argentina may have been implicated with Israel’s development of a nuclear weapon. The report states that Argentina provided yellow cake uranium in 1964, as evidenced in a recently declassified US archive document. Spain is contesting the recent apprehension of a fishing boat which the Argentine government says was ...

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Bolivia

Date: July 07th 2013

Bolivian President Evo Morales has joined Nicaragua and Venezuela in offering political asylum to US fugitive Edward Snowden.  President Morales issued an official statement advising that Mr. Snowden would be received if he were to apply for asylum. In the following days after the announcement, President Morales’ private plane was forced to land ...

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Brazil

Date: July 07th 2013

A stunning display of violence emerged at a Brazilian soccer game as a referee was beheaded on the field after stabbing a player who later died en route to hospital. The player was ejected from the game after being given a red card, but when he did not leave the referee produced a ...

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Chile

Date: July 07th 2013

Former Chilean President Michelle Bachelet comfortably won Chile’s first primary elections this past week with 73% of the vote. The recent campaigns and election results have proved little competition for Bachelet who is expected to cruise towards an easy victory during this November’s Presidential election. Bachelet will be the first Chilean president to ...

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Colombia

Date: July 07th 2013

One of Europe’s top drug traffickers was apprehended by Colombian forces and extradited to Italy recently. Mafia boss Roberto Pannunzi, a Calabrian drug lord suspected of reportedly importing two tonnes of cocaine into Europe each month, was caught in a Colombian shopping mall. Pannunzi was carrying a false Venezuelan identification card bearing the ...

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Ecuador

Date: July 07th 2013

Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa stated in a recent interview that the initial travel document Edward Snowden received was given ‘without authorization or validity’. President Correa stated that the Ecuadorian consul in London acted without authorization from the Ecuadorian government when they issued the travel document. Furthermore, President Correa stated that it was not ...

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Peru

Date: July 07th 2013

The Peruvian city of Chimbote is recovering from massive waves that struck the city this week. Some waves reached up to 16 ft. high and flooded streets along the coastal city. Peru’s first lady Nadine Heredia is denying claims that she will be making a presidential bid in the 2016 elections. Heredia had ...

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Venezuela

Date: July 07th 2013

The Venezuelan government has stated that Edward Snowden, the NSA whistleblower has until Monday to decide if he will be accepting Venezuela’s offer for asylum. After Bolivia’s offer was extended to Snowden, the Venezuelan government made the statement that their offer would expire this Monday. Senior Russian officials are advising that Venezuela would ...

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