The Pope, currently visiting the United Kingdom has warned that religion - and Christianity in particular - is “being marginalised” around the world. His comments came in his keynote speech to UK MPs, senior members of British society, and religious leaders at Westminster Hall in central London.
Uruguay’s president Jose Mujica said that ‘most probably’ next year his government would be recognizing Palestine and will continue to have “solid” relations with Iran, because it is in “the interest of the country”.
Leaders of Venezuela's Jewish community met with President Hugo Chavez on Thursday to discuss their concerns about possible anti-Semitism in state media and to ask for the re-establishment of diplomatic relations with Israel.
Bolivarian governments preach Socialism and work for the dispossessed but also have serious shortcomings since they ignore basic democratic standards in freedom of the press, human rights, and citizenry participation according to Norbert Neuser, member of the European Parliament.
The government-owned Venezuelan airline involved in a fatal a plane crash Monday in which 16 people were killed has grounded all flights Friday for 14 days to perform a technical review of its fleet, the Conviasa airline announced.
President Jose Mujica said he was not satisfied with growth of the Uruguayan economy but rather ‘mistrustful’ since “good things are not for ever”, nevertheless the country must take full advantage of the situation.
With less than ten days to crucial legislative elections Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez took the oath to the “Guardians of Chavez” a group of women tasked with the mission of defending the Bolivarian revolution and the permanence of the populist leader in office.