Judge Calls on Ex-Argentine President Kirchner to Testify in Derivatives Case. Request comes as part of probe into allegations central bank sold dollar futures contracts at artificial lows
LATIN LEFTY MELTDOWN: Bolivians Reject Evo Morales’s Bid to Lift Term Limits
Gabriela Zapata: Bolivian leader’s former lover arrested.A former lover of Bolivian President Evo Morales is arrested as part of an inquiry into alleged corruption involving government contracts.
Brazil-Europe undersea cable to hide web traffic from US snooping
Argentina and Chile after friendly settlement over extradition of former guerrilla
Argentina will seek a friendly settlement with Chile regarding the long-standing bilateral conflict over the extradition of Galvarino Apablaza before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR). Apablaza is accused of involvement in the murder of a conservative Senator and kidnapping of a newspaper executive.
Colombia Police Director Resigns Amid Prostitution Scandal
Halliburton Fined for Cuba Sanctions Violations that took place in 2011
Must-Watch: Kerry Woefully Uninformed, Can’t Name Human Rights Improvement in Cuba
Who is responsible for the current environmental and social conditions in Ecuador's Amazon?https://t.co/Va0FS4yXG7
— The Amazon Post (@AmazonPost) February 24, 2016
Guatemala military sentenced for rape
Bad idea: Woman arrested at JFK for smuggling half pound of cocaine in vagina from Jamaica (h/t Ed Driscoll)
Point: Central America’s Gangs are More Dangerous Than Ever
Counterpoint: International Terror and the Gangs of Douglas Farah
What Drives Crime in Mexico City’s Most Dangerous Areas?
Snubbing Malta for Panama secrecy
Peruvian President Investigated in Brazil Petrobras Probe
The 44-page federal police report dated Feb. 5 now moves the sprawling corruption probe beyond Brazil’s borders, saying investigators suspect Humala received $3 million in bribes from the large Brazilian construction company Odebrecht in exchange for contracts in Peru.
With CDC Help, Puerto Rico Aims To Get Ahead Of Zika
Uruguay VP Admits He Faked College Degree. Contrary to Official Documents, Interviews, Raúl Sendic Does Not Hold Bachelor’s Degree from University of Havana
Venezuela puts off default by shipping tons of gold to Switzerland
Dollar Today: U.S. Court Dismisses Venezuela’s Case Against Currency Website. Venezuela has seven days to amend its case
Now revealed that Odebrecht also illegally funded Hugo Chavez. Hear that, @MiamiDadeCounty? https://t.co/SRPUhCmAvn
— CapitolHillCubans (@CapitolCubans) February 26, 2016