Latin America

On Jan 9-10, Central Govt will make foreign diplomats visit Kashmir

On Jan 9-10, Central Govt will make foreign diplomats visit Kashmir. The foreign diplomats of the European Union (EU), Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Latin America will be visiting India for this Kashmir tour.

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Jan 07, 2020, 20:52 PM IST

US ambassador to Panama steps down, says cannot serve Donald Trump

Feeley, one of the department`s Latin America specialists and among its senior most officers, made clear that he had come to a place where he no longer felt able to serve under Trump.

Jan 13, 2018, 05:53 AM IST

Latin America, Caribbean most violent region for women in the world: UN

Latin America and the Caribbean is the most violent region in the world for women, the United Nations said, highlighting Central America and Mexico as particularly dangerous.

Nov 23, 2017, 12:30 PM IST

Latin America is world`s most violent region for women: United Nations

Latin America and the Caribbean is the most violent region in the world for women, the United Nations said on Wednesday, highlighting Central America and Mexico as particularly dangerous.

Nov 23, 2017, 05:47 AM IST

African countries call for support in peace, security efforts

African countries have called for international support in peace-keeping efforts and humanitarian work in the region at the annual United Nations General Assembly.

Sep 23, 2017, 07:36 AM IST

Iran's terror links have penetrated Latin America: Israel

In a hardline stand, the Israeli leader said although "limitless opportunities" are present, but a huge threat also exists from militant Islamic terrorism that has affected both Muslims and others around the globe.

Sep 14, 2017, 09:32 AM IST

Benjamin Netanyahu slams Iran as he arrives for landmark Latin

Benjamin Netanyahu urged all countries to fight terrorism and singled out Iran as a serial offender as he paid tribute to the victims of two bombings in Argentina on the first trip by an Israeli premier to Latin America.

Sep 12, 2017, 14:29 PM IST

Latin America slams Trump's Venezuela 'military options' threat

Following Trump`s comment on Friday that military intervention in Venezuela was an option, Maduro`s critics are caught between backing the idea of a foreign invasion of Venezuela or supporting a president they call a dictator.

Aug 13, 2017, 00:36 AM IST

Former Brazil President Lula faces sixth trial for corruption

Former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, already found guilty of corruption in one graft trial, will now face a sixth trial on charges related to a sweeping political kickback scheme that sent Latin America`s biggest economy into political chaos, a judge ordered on Tuesday.

Aug 02, 2017, 06:35 AM IST

Malala Yousafzai's 'Hi' on Twitter draws over 350K followers in just 14 hours

Her simple greeting 'Hi' on Twitter has garnered over 3,50,000 followers in no more than 14 hours.

Jul 08, 2017, 19:47 PM IST

FARC slams Colombian government for `repeatedly breaking` peace pact terms

The peace deal aims to end Latin America`s longest-running civil war which has dragged on more than five decades.

Jun 05, 2017, 08:31 AM IST

Ecuador decides its future, and maybe Assange's, in runoff

Ecuador votes Sunday in a presidential runoff that will decide whether it follows Latin America's recent shift to the right, and could seal the fate of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

Mar 31, 2017, 12:01 PM IST

Thousands of women rally for safety, rights in Latin America

Every 30 hours, a woman in Argentina is killed by her male partner or ex-partner.

Mar 09, 2017, 09:41 AM IST

Brazil graft scandal to mushroom abroad, prosecutor says

Brazil-based Odebrecht, one of the region`s biggest construction companies, was at the heart of a scheme to bribe Brazilian state oil giant Petrobras in exchange for inflated contracts. 

Feb 21, 2017, 09:46 AM IST

Peru judge orders 18 months of prison for ex-president Toledo

Judge Richard Concepcion said Toledo should be sought for arrest in Peru and abroad.
 

Feb 10, 2017, 09:16 AM IST

China urges US not to allow Taiwan president to stop over

China hopes the United States does not send any wrong signals to "Taiwan independence forces", the Foreign Ministry said in a statement sent to Reuters.

Dec 30, 2016, 16:52 PM IST

Give Donald Trump time, don''t assume worst: Barack Obama tells Latin America and world

US President Barack Obama did in Latin America what he tried to do in Europe: tell worried citizens not to draw negative conclusions about the man he once called unfit to serve in the White House, President-elect Donald Trump.

Nov 20, 2016, 14:16 PM IST

Pontiff`s order elects first non-European `black pope`

For the first time in its almost 500-year history, the Roman Catholic Jesuit order on Friday elected a non-European as its leader, a post informally known as the "black pope".

Oct 14, 2016, 21:24 PM IST

Stunned Latin America exhorts Colombia to keep seeking peace

Latin America bemoaned Colombian voters` rejection of a peace deal with Marxist insurgents but regional leaders urged Bogota to keep pursing efforts to end the longest-running conflict in the Americas.

Oct 04, 2016, 00:34 AM IST