Argentina Now Freer to Bargain with Holdout Creditors. Argentina will rather go down paying millions to their lawyers than to their creditors.
The Argentinian Harry Reid? Argentine leader Fernandez cancels travel after ankle injury
Sky transport of Bolivia: no congestion, quicker trips to work
A $234m cable car route linking La Paz and El Alto is offering clean, affordable transport to people in both cities – and great views
Bolivia Has Highest Foreign Reserves in Latin America
5 Brazilian habits Americans will never understand
[Sound starts right away] Watch: Plane bursts tyre at Rio de Janeiro airport and continues to gate
American Airlines plane carrying approximately 200 people bursts a tyre upon landing at Rio de Janeiro airport but drives forward to gate
Children stolen by Chile regime come to light
In Colombia, a palm oil boom with roots in conflict
Cuba’s Vested Interest in Discrediting CIA Spy Rolando Sarraf Trujillo
In Cuba, harassment of U.S. diplomats even extends to their pets. Will that now change? Nope.
Odds & Ends from Miami: Cuba, Post Script
Arrestados hoy: Lourdes, @AGRodiles, Victor, @eliecer_cuba, @rescobarcasas, @instante_claudi http://t.co/LRPgeENO6B pic.twitter.com/hBqZ72AdWZ
— 14ymedio (@14ymedio) December 30, 2014
Ecuador’s Correa to Visit China
Gas Ovens Take the Heat for Ecuador’s Flagging Economy
Induction Cookers the Touted Cure in Tax Overhaul to Close 2014
MOST ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS CAUGHT AT BORDER NON-MEXICAN AND ADULT
Former Warrenton mayor behind Jamaican bobsled team dies
Juan Garcia Abrego, the man who ran the Gulf Cartel from the 1980’s until 1996: LEGENDARY MEXICAN CARTEL BOSS FIGHTING FOR U.S. CITIZENSHIP
Ortega’s government has granted Wang, among many other sweeping powers, the ability to expropriate land along the canal route, which may affect as many as thirty thousand Nicaraguan property owners. It appears likely that Wang will also be able to seize the autonomous territories of the black Creoles and indigenous Sumo and Rama Indians, which were granted to them by the Nicaraguan Constitution of 1987.
Doubts over ambitious Nicaragua canal project grow as work gets underway. About the only ones to gain would be the Chinese, IF the Chinese government is involved – and even that is not clear at this point.
Would Augusto Sandino Support the Canal for Nicaragua?
Opponents Invoke the National Hero but Ignore His Nuance
Panama Canal Consortium Wins $233 Million for Cost Overruns
Paraguayan Leftist Guerrillas Free Brazilian Hostage
Peru Finishes 2014 with 3.22% Inflation Rate
Puerto Rico’s appeal in tax dispute is “baseless”-Doral
Uruguay’s anti-tobacco law spurs black market in cigarettes
Jackson Diehl: Obama is overlooking deep trouble in Venezuela
New Year’s Wishes for Venezuela
There are reasonable options but no one cares
Maduro demands respect from the US
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says he demanded respect from the US during an encounter with American Vice-President Joe Biden in Brazil.
Venezuela recession confirmed as Maduro attacks US ‘oil war’
The week’s posts:
Cuba: What are the names of the 53 prisoners?
Venezuela: Biden asks for release of political prisoners
Brazil: Dilma’s shaky inaugural
Venezuela: Kidnappings and extorsion prior to jailings
Arguing with idiots about #Cuba
About that Nicaragua Canal . . . UPDATED
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Were taxes an issue in the 2014 midterm election?
The top Latin American story of 2014