The United Kingdom and Argentina announced on Friday they had taken the co-chair of the Equal Rights Coalition to protect the human rights of LGBT people around the world.Add your comment!
China's industrial output growth unexpectedly slowed to a more than 17-year low in May, while investment also cooled, in the latest sign of weakening demand in the world's second-largest economy as United States ramps up trade pressure.Add your comment!
Mexico published the document on Friday that US President Donald Trump fleetingly showed the press this week as evidence he had extracted tough new concessions on migration from the neighboring country.Add your comment!
The United States and Argentina convened this week a two-day regional summit in Buenos Aires to address the Hezbollah threat in the Western Hemisphere. The summit on Tuesday and Wednesday was held a month ahead of the 25th anniversary of the terrorist bombing of the AMIA Jewish centre in the Argentine capital.Add your comment!
The Brazilian government has formally asked the World Trade Organization (WTO) to open a panel to investigate Indonesian policies on Brazil's poultry exports, the Agriculture Ministry said on Friday.Add your comment!
A Colombian high court on Friday withdrew the parliament seat for a former left-wing guerrilla leader who never assumed office after negotiating the country's historic peace deal. Ivan Marquez renounced his seat 11 months ago and went into hiding, claiming the 2016 peace deal that ended more than a half-century of conflict was being “disfigured”.Add your comment!
Brazil's president Jair Bolsonaro on Friday criticized the Supreme Court's decision to criminalize homophobia, saying it could hurt gays by deterring companies from hiring them.1 comment
A Brazilian judge on Friday acquitted a mentally ill man of attacking president Jair Bolsonaro on last year's campaign trail, but jailed him for an indefinite period. Adelio Bispo de Oliveira stabbed Bolsonaro in the stomach on Sep 6 during a campaign rally in Juiz de Fora, in the southeastern state of Minas Gerais.Add your comment!
Iran dismissed as “baseless” on Friday US accusations it executed twin attacks that left two tankers ablaze in the Gulf of Oman, raising fears of conflict in the strategically vital waterway.Add your comment!
The Grandmothers of Plaza de Mayo released this week the identity of the son of a young couple disappeared while under arrest during the bloody Argentine 1976/1983 military dictatorship. Javier Matías Darroux Mijalchuk thus became the 130 child, now a full grown man, to have been identified by the human rights group.Add your comment!