The Government of Argentina this weekend arrested Chilean fugitive Walter Klug Rivera, who was wanted for human rights violations during the military dictatorship of General Augusto Pinochet.
The Spanish state on Thursday took over former dictator General Francisco Franco's summer palace, complete with its vast art trove, and evicted his heirs as part of the leftist government's efforts to erase the legacy of his rule.
A few months ago, Foreign Minister Ernesto Talvi, at his rallies as a candidate for the presidency of Uruguay, did not hesitate to describe the Venezuelan government as a dictatorship. However, in an interview this Saturday he affirmed that he “won't say in this role” that the regime of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro is a dictatorship.
Dutchman has been sentenced to 40 hours community service for insulting Queen Maxima of the Netherlands, after branding her the 'daughter of a murderer'.
The High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, denounced that her figure is misunderstood in Venezuela’s case. The Chilean president, who published a severe report in July denouncing human rights violations in Venezuela, said that many in that country mistakenly see her as the virgin Mary, who can work miracles and solve the humanitarian drama.
Argentine presidential candidate Alberto Fernandez said on Tuesday that if he wins the October election he would join Mexico and Uruguay in promoting dialogue with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday appointed two members of the armed forces to a commission investigating deaths and disappearances during the 1964-81 military dictatorship.
Malaysia is a bloodthirsty dictatorship where they kill 25 people every day, according to Uruguay's ex president Jose Mujica. The Uruguayan leader speaking at a political rally put in the same bag, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, China as part of a poor defense of the regime of his good friend, the president of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro.
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.
Demonstrators clashed violently with police on the streets of the Venezuelan capital on Tuesday, spurred by opposition leader Juan Guaido's call on the military to rise up against President Nicolas Maduro, whose government said it was putting down an attempted coup.