‘Everything is bulls**t’: Ecuador pins 8-year corruption sentence on Correa as dead bodies line the streets amid Covid-19 outbreak

Former Ecuadorian president Rafael Correa has been convicted in absentia of bribery and sentenced to eight years in prison while the country languishes in a coronavirus disaster that his successor’s austerity policies exacerbated. … Read More >‘Everything is bulls**t’: Ecuador pins 8-year corruption sentence on Correa as dead bodies line the streets amid Covid-19 outbreak

Venezuela ‘Ready to Lend Any Necessary Cooperation’ to Help US Tackle Drug Kingpins

Venezuela rejects the Trump administration’s threats against Caracas, but can only welcome any US effort to finally take “action to protect its vulnerable and neglected borders from drugs originating from Colombian trafficking,” Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza has said. … Read More >Venezuela ‘Ready to Lend Any Necessary Cooperation’ to Help US Tackle Drug Kingpins

Bodies of Covid-19 victims pile up in streets of Ecuador as residents beg authorities for help

As the coronavirus pandemic rips through Ecuador, some cities are struggling to cope with a deluge of fatalities, pushing residents to make harrowing pleas for help as the bodies of loved ones accumulate in the streets. … Read More >Bodies of Covid-19 victims pile up in streets of Ecuador as residents beg authorities for help

Venezuela Demands Probe as Foreign Ship Enters Its Waters, Sinks Coast Guard Vessel

Venezuela is demanding that the Dutch government open an investigation into the activities of the RCGS Resolute, a vessel presently docked in the Dutch Caribbean region island nation of Curacao for “serious aggression committed against the Venezuelan Coast Guard vessel Naiguata,” Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza has announced. … Read More >Venezuela Demands Probe as Foreign Ship Enters Its Waters, Sinks Coast Guard Vessel

Attempted coup & assassinations: Venezuelan prosecutors subpoena Guaido as ‘among main perpetrators’ in US-backed regime-change op

Venezuela’s prosecutors have summoned Juan Guaido over his role in the “attempted coup d’etat,” as well as in alleged assassination attempts. Guaido is the main figure in US-backed efforts to oust President Nicolas Maduro. … Read More >Attempted coup & assassinations: Venezuelan prosecutors subpoena Guaido as ‘among main perpetrators’ in US-backed regime-change op