Former Colombian President Andrés Pastrana said Wednesday's attack against Venezuelan opposition leader María Corina Machado was to poison her with a delayed-effect substance.
Nicaragua's Parliament Thursday stripped five Non Government Organisations from their legal status on the grounds that a report from the Ministry of the Interior said they were part of a group behind the failed coup attempt against President Daniel Ortega, to bring the total number of NGOs to have received the same treatment over the past two weeks to nine.
A vast majority of Brazilians, 75%, are convinced that president-elect Jair Bolsonaro is “on the right track”, and over 50% are confident of his economic plan or promises. Likewise 64% believe that 2019 is going to be a “very good year”, while “average” for 18% and “terribly bad” for 14%.
Venezuela's Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza Thursday handed an official note of protest to the Chargé d'Affaires of the United States in Caracas -James Story- against the coup d'état and assassination plan against President Nicolás Maduro Moros, it was announced.
A book on the Falklands' geography, nature, wildlife, and current images of everyday activities and culture of the Islands has been launched in Bariloche, Argentina under the title of ”Las Islas, un viaje foto (geo) gráfico por las Malvinas”.
British ambassador in Argentina Mark Kent attended a conference and lunch in downtown Buenos Aires, and forced by rain, no embassy vehicle or taxi, simply took a local bus back to the office.
Venezuelan opposition newspaper El Nacional, a vociferous critic of President Nicolás Maduro's government, will not be printed Friday, December 14, after 75 years due to lack of paper, Jorge Makriniotis announced. El Nacional's general manager added he hoped it was just a temporary measure.
John Duncan OBE has been elected unanimously to succeed Alan Huckle as Chair of the Falkland Islands Association.
Bolivian President Evo Morales Thursday downplayed criticism against him being allowed to seek yet another reelection despite a constitutional ban and the nay victory at the February 21, 2016 referendum with which he tried to circumvent it by saying it would be as if stars Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo could not play for their national football teams.
Russia has told the United States that two of their strategic bombers capable of carrying nuclear weapons will leave Venezuela on Friday, the White House said, ending a deployment that angered Washington.