The big news this week, Fascist Venezuela: The end of the National Assembly
Buenos Aires Lures Foreign Buyers
A hunger for stable U.S. dollars is creating opportunities for buyers to nab steeply discounted properties. As long as the properties are owned by sellers willing to do a foreign-account-to-foreign-account sale, that is.
Bolivia throws out USAID
Dams in the Amazon
The rights and wrongs of Belo Monte
Having spent heavily to make the world’s third-biggest hydroelectric project greener, Brazil risks getting a poor return on its $14 billion investment
Shock over latest Brazil bus rape
Police in Brazil are looking for a man who raped a woman on a moving Rio de Janeiro bus, in a case that has shocked the host nation of the football 2014 World Cup.
Statistics in Chile
How many Chileans?
Colombian government FARC peace talks, first 6 months
Political Change in Cuba so that Everything Remains the Same
FBI Adds Cop Killer Joanne Chesimard To Most Wanted Terrorist List
She Was Convicted Of Gunning Down A New Jersey State Trooper In 1973
In poor health, Cuban prisoner of conscience Marcos Lima released from jail
Costa Rica Declares Obama Visit a National Holiday
Judge dismisses $19B Ecuador judgment against Chevron’s Canadian subsidiary
Obama In Mexico Gives Cartels Short Shrift
Evolving U.S.-Mexico Relations and Obama’s Visit
Mexico’s Drug War and Booming Economy
THE GANG OF EIGHT’S TORRENT OF IMMIGRANTS: IS THE REAL NUMBER 57 MILLION?
Nicaragua cloud forest ‘under siege’
Indigenous communities say that illegal logging and land speculators are threatening Central America’s most important tropical forest.
Another top university official in Puerto Rico resigns amid protest
‘Breaking the wall of impunity’ in Uruguay
Uruguayan judges and prosecutors begin to defy the Supreme Court of Justice’s closure of human rights investigations.
For foreign non-illustrated media and chavista supporters: chavismo media lock up
Mario Vargas Llosa: La muerte lenta del chavismo
PIEDRA DE TOQUE. Al mismo tiempo que el Gobierno de Nicolás Maduro convertía el Parlamento en un aquelarre de brutalidad, la represión se amplificaba y se detenía a funcionarios por votar a la oposición
The week’s posts and podcast:
About cinco de mayo, the American holiday
Venezuela: 50 shades of crazy
Obama in Costa Rica
Cuba sheltering Most Wanted Terrorist
Venezuela: The Cuban perp?
Obama heads to Mexico
Fascist Venezuela: The end of the National Assembly
Bolivia: No term limit for Evo
Ecuadorian Ambassador to Peru allegedly kicks a woman in public
Cuba’s message to dissidents: You had your trip, now we’re coming after you
Immigration from south of the Mexican border
Podcast: In Silvio Canto’s podcast.
Tags: Fausta's blog, Joanne Chesimard, USAID