Maldonado swears as new Guatemala president; predecessor in jail

“Guatemalans have been at the center of great moments of change and upheaval in our institutions, mobilized by their disgust with broken systems,” said Maldonado“Guatemalans have been at the center of great moments of change and upheaval in our institutions, mobilized by their disgust with broken systems,” said Maldonado

Guatemala's Congress swore in former judge Alejandro Maldonado as president Thursday as his disgraced predecessor appeared in court over corruption allegations hours after resigning in the face of unprecedented protests.

Falklands approves Noble and Premier plans to drill Rhea-1 and Jayne East

Attending Ex Co. plus the regular members were, Director of Mineral Resources, Stephen Luxton, and Head of Environmental Planning, Steve Butler.Attending Ex Co. plus the regular members were, Director of Mineral Resources, Stephen Luxton, and Head of Environmental Planning, Steve Butler.

The most recent meeting of the Falkland Islands' Executive Council (ExCo) was dominated by matters relating to oil exploration and development including recommendations for plans of Noble Energy and Premier Oil to go ahead with drilling of Rhea-1 and Jayne East wells.

Colombia was one vote short in OAS to address the border crisis with Venezuela

Five countries voted against the request: Venezuela and its regional allies Bolivia, Nicaragua and Ecuador. Brazil and Argentina abstained from voting.Five countries voted against the request: Venezuela and its regional allies Bolivia, Nicaragua and Ecuador. Brazil and Argentina abstained from voting.

Colombia on Monday was one vote short at the Organization of American States to summon a meeting of foreign ministers over the ongoing border crisis with Venezuela. Bogotá had requested the high-level meeting up as the country is seeking international support for an ongoing diplomatic crisis with its socialist neighbor.

Brazilian VP calls on business community for a 'national alliance'

“There's a need for national unity if we are to have social peace. The antagonism we see in the streets cannot go on,” Temer said“There's a need for national unity if we are to have social peace. The antagonism we see in the streets cannot go on,” Temer said

President Michel Temer asked business owners and executives for a “national alliance” to deal with Brazil's political crisis and shaky economic situation. Temer is leader of the centrist PMDB, the main governing partner of Rousseff's center-left Workers Party, PT.

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