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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro supporters, opponents hold counter-rallies in Caracas

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is seen during a rally in Caracas on September 1, 2016. ©AFPHundreds of thousands have flooded the streets of the Venezuelan capital, Caracas, in rival marches for and against President Nicolas Maduro.Large crowds...

Brazil's ousted president Dilma Rousseff lodges appeal against removal from office

Brazil's ousted president Dilma Rousseff (C), who was removed by the Brazilian Senate from office earlier, speaks at the Alvorada Palace in Brasilia, Brazil, August 31, 2016. (Reuters photo)Brazil's ousted president Dilma Rousseff, who was stripped o...

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto to Donald Trump: Mexico won't pay for the wall

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto (L) walks along US presidential candidate Donald Trump before a joint press conference in Mexico City on August 31, 2016. (AFP)Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto says he has told US Republican presidential nomin...

Suspended Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff stripped of Brazil’s presidency

Brazil's Dilma Rousseff gestures during her testimony in her impeachment trial at the National Congress in Brasilia on August 29, 2016. (AFP)Dilma Rousseff has been stripped of Brazil’s presidency following a Senate impeachment vote in Brasilia.Sen...

Venezuela and Ecuador announce severing diplomatic ties with Brazil after replacing of Dilma Rousseff as the Latin American country’s president with Michel Temer

Venezuela and Ecuador have announced that they are severing diplomatic ties with Brazil in response to the removal of Dilma Rousseff as the Latin American country’s president.In a statement released on Wednesday, Caracas described Roussef...

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro warns opposition against violence at planned rallies

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro (R) attends a pro-government gathering in Caracas, August 30, 2016. ©ReutersVenezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has warned that opposition leaders could face imprisonment if they turn to violence during the upcomi...

Brazilian police fire tear gas at protesters supporting suspended president Dilma Rousseff in Sao Paolo

Clashes have erupted between Brazilian police and the protesters who took to the streets in Sao Paulo against the impeachment trial of suspended president Dilma Rousseff.Riot police fired tear gas to disperse several thousands of demonstrators on the...

Mexico sacks federal police chief over ‘arbitrary executions’

A state police officer patrols a street during a security operation in Puerto Vallarta in the western Mexican state of Jalisco on August 18, 2016. ©AFPMexico’s President Enrique Pena Nieto has sacked the head of federal police after a recent repor...

Suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff pleads innocent, calls Senate trial coup

Suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff answers to questions during her impeachment trial, at the National Congress in Brasilia, on August 29, 2016. (Photo by AFP)Suspended Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff has denied all corruption charges aga...

Brazil’s suspended president, Dilma Rousseff in Senate for last bid to thwart ouster

Brazilian suspended President Dilma Rousseff (AFP photo)Brazil’s suspended president, Dilma Rousseff, will present her testimony to the Senate on Monday in the ending chapter of her impeachment saga.Rousseff, who is Brazil's first female president...

FARC rebel leader Rodrigo Londono declares permanent ceasefire in Colombia

FARC rebel leader Rodrigo Londono speaks at a news conference in Havana, Cuba, on August 28, 2016. ©AFPThe Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) has announced a permanent ceasefire following a peace deal reached last week between the re...

Dilma Rousseff's day of judgment latest crisis for Brazil

Brazil's suspended President Dilma Rousseff arrives at a rally in Brasilia, Brazil. Photo / APBrazil's Senate has begun the impeachment trial of President Dilma Rousseff and could permanently oust her as soon as next week. It's the latest crisis in a...

US, Cuba to relaunch American airline, JetBlue Airways commercial flights August 31

A JetBlue Airways plane (Photo by Planespotters.net)The American airline, JetBlue Airways, is scheduled for next week to make the first regular commercial flight between the United States and Cuba after more than half a century.Authorities in Cu...

Colombians rejoice over peace deal with FARC rebels

Hundreds of Colombians rejoice over the signing of a historic peace deal between the government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), after more than 50 years of conflict.     Colombia's government and the FARC re...

Alejandro Curbelo – Aliener (BCSA0314)

Artists: Alejandro Curbelo, Nicolas Rada, Nicholas Van OrtonTitle: AlienerLabels: Balkan Connection South AmericaCatalog: BCSA0314Release Date: 2016-08-22Genres: Progressive House Alejandro Curbelo – Aliener (Original Mix) Nicolas Rada, Alejand...
by House Language on Aug 25, 2016

Hundreds of Brazilians rally as Dilma Rousseff faces judgment day

People protest against Brazil's interim president Michel Temer at the Corinthians Arena in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on August 12, 2016. (Photo by AFP)Hundreds of Brazilians have staged a demonstration in the country’s capital to show support for suspende...

Brazil's Dilma Rousseff impeachment trial underway in Senate

A general view of the Senate's plenary, during the impeachment trial of suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff at the National Congress in Brasilia on August 25, 2016. (AFP photo)Brazil’s Senate has opened the impeachment trial of suspended P...

Patagonia, between water and ice

Do you want to live an adventure? Explore Argentinean Patagonia and face cold and ice? Discover spectacular white landscapes and huge glaciers like you have never seen before? Follow us for a journey in this mysterious part of the world. Northern Pat...
by BarePockets on Aug 22, 2016

Lika-Liku Menuju Machu Picchu

Machu Picchu bukanlah tempat wisata impian saya.Terletak di Peru yang jauh sekali dari Indonesia sehingga menyebabkan tiket ke sana pasti sangat mahal membuat saya nggak kepengen banget ke sana. Oleh karena itu saya memasukkan 7 keajaiban dunia (enta...
by JambuKebalik on Aug 14, 2016

Discovering Rio de Janeiro in 4 days

Whether you're visiting Rio for the 2016 Olympics or to enjoy its wonderful beaches, the Marvelous City is a dream destination like no other. Check out this 4 day itinerary!
by ARW Travels on Aug 12, 2016


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