Ides of March means the middle of March, and here we are.
Nine Barrick Gold Employees Face Continued Probe over Cyanide Spill in Argentina
VIDEO: Moment huge glacier collapses in Argentina. Argentina’s massive Perito Moreno glacier collapses in front of thousands of people in Los Glaciares National Park
Bolivia’s Evo Morales Faces Questions About a Lover, Their Child, and Her Chinese Employer
Bolivian Government Sees Politics at Work in Case of Morales’ Ex-Lover. Of course.
Brazil’s Rousseff Vows Not to Resign amid Burgeoning Political Crisis
Stock volumes in #Brazil are on the rise with the prospect of president #Rousseff’s impeachment @dilmabr pic.twitter.com/FPDxgjoR0K
— Prof. Steve Hanke (@steve_hanke) March 9, 2016
Chile Halts Inquiry on American Who Disappeared 31 Years Ago
In 2012, eight retired police and military officers were finally indicted with his abduction, a breakthrough after years of cover-ups and diplomatic intrigue.
But now the mystery of what happened to Mr. Weisfeiler will probably remain unsolved — because a judge has closed the case.
The judge, Jorge Zepeda, has put an end to the 16-year investigation into Mr. Weisfeiler’s death by applying a statute of limitations on the case, clearing all those charged, denying the family any compensation and failing to establish what had ultimately happened to Mr. Weisfeiler.
Dunford: Colombia Is at Inflection Point
The Colombian government’s imminent peace accord with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, will help to put an end to an insurgency that stretches back to the 1960s, but it also complicates the situation in Colombia, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said today.
Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr. told reporters traveling with him that Colombia is at an inflection point, and the challenges facing the government and the Colombian military don’t end with the pact.
“Good luck with that:” AT&T, Starwood, Marriott Poised to Complete Cuba Deals. White House officials express hopes business deals can be set before Obama visits Havana on March 20
Workers in Ecuador sue Occidental over bonuses. Jobs were lost in Occidental’s Ecuador dispute
Conmen plotted to win Chevron #Ecuador suit by "mobilizing the country politically so no judge can rule against us" https://t.co/5904pd4dDf
— James Craig (@jbcraig) March 12, 2016
In World’s Most Violent Country, 30 New Firearms Registered Daily
Jamaica’s New Parliament
Meet the Warlord of the Viagras, Mexico’s Hardest Cartel Yet. During a meeting in his hidden basecamp, one of Mexico’s most wanted warlords talks drugs, corruption, and life on the run.
30 years after Iran-contra affair, Nicaragua once again facing threat of rebel fighters
Wiretaps Paint Unflattering Picture of Former Panama President Ricardo Martinelli
Elimination of Peru Presidential Candidate Sows Confusion
Peru’s electoral council on Wednesday blocked the candidacy of Julio Guzman, saying the technical mechanism by which his party chose him violated the party’s own internal rules.
SOS: Puerto Rico Is Losing Doctors, Leaving Patients Stranded
New Muslim convert stabs Jewish businessman to death in front of his son and tells witnesses ‘I killed a Jew on the orders of Allah’ in Uruguay
- Carlos Omar Peralta Lopez had changed his name to Abdullah Omar
- He ran up behind his victim David Fremd, 55, and stabbed him to death
- Mr Fremd was head of the Jewish Community of Paysandu, Uruguay
My post here.
You name it, we can’t treat it.” What’s it like trying to run a clinic when prices have been frozen since 2013, and inflation’s made things seven times more expensive since?
Miners Disappearance Exposes Perverse Nature Of The Chávez “Revolution”
Today's podcast live at 1PM Eastern, with host @SCantojr on Obama's trip to #Cuba https://t.co/MNrfy3gKiZ
— Fausta (@Fausta) March 9, 2016