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Maduro Opponents Boost Military Rhetoric In Venezuela Crisis

Maduro Opponents Boost Military Rhetoric In Venezuela Crisis

Opposition leader Juan Guaido has called on the international community to consider “all options” to resolve Venezuela’s crisis, a dramatic escalation in rhetoric that echoes comments from the Trump
Cubans back new constitution

Cubans back new constitution

Description The government has waged a blitz media campaign to win support for the new constitution Credits Yamil Lage/AFP/Getty Images Document enshrines one-party rule but paves way for
Concrete: the most destructive material on Earth

Concrete: the most destructive material on Earth

After water, concrete is the most widely used substance on the planet. But its benefits mask enormous dangers to the planet, to human health – and to culture itself A brief history of concrete: from
Spain would 'roundly condemn' use of force in Venezuela

Spain would 'roundly condemn' use of force in Venezuela

Spanish foreign minister says Madrid would not support military action to oust Nicolás MaduroSpain has warned that it will not back any military intervention in Venezuela after the South American
Pence to Meet Guaido, Address Lima Group in Bogota Amidst Venezuela Unrest

Pence to Meet Guaido, Address Lima Group in Bogota Amidst Venezuela Unrest

Vice President Mike Pence arrived Bogota, Colombia Monday, where he is due to meet with the U.S.-recognized interim president of Venezuela, Juan Guaido, and deliver a speech to the Lima Group on the
US, Venezuela Opposition to Discuss Ways to Oust Maduro

US, Venezuela Opposition to Discuss Ways to Oust Maduro

The United States is planning new ways to pressure Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to give up power and other means to provide assistance to the people of the economically devastated South
Trump faces rebuke from former top officials over 'national emergency' – as it happened

Trump faces rebuke from former top officials over 'national emergency' – as it happened

Former top national security officials have signed their names to a public letter condemning Trump’s declaration of emergency on the US borderSign up for the US morning briefing for a fresh
Cuba overwhelmingly approves new constitution affirming ‘irrevocable’ socialism

Cuba overwhelmingly approves new constitution affirming ‘irrevocable’ socialism

86.85% of voters ratified the document, but in an unprecedented display of ballot-box dissent, more than 700,000 people voted against itCubans have overwhelmingly ratified a new constitution that
Costa Rica unveils plan to achieve zero emissions by 2050 in climate change fight

Costa Rica unveils plan to achieve zero emissions by 2050 in climate change fight

Environment minister says under plan, his grandchildren in 2035 will have the same carbon footprint as his grandparents did in the 1940s – and by 2050 none at allCosta Rica has launched an
Venezuela: US increasingly isolated as allies warn against use of military force

Venezuela: US increasingly isolated as allies warn against use of military force

Mike Pence says ‘all options are on the table’ in effort to oust Maduro while key allies warn they would oppose sending troopsUS vice-president Mike Pence has repeated a veiled threat of military
Cubans Overwhelmingly Ratify New Socialist Constitution

Cubans Overwhelmingly Ratify New Socialist Constitution

Cubans have overwhelmingly ratified a new constitution that enshrines the one-party socialist system as irrevocable while instituting modest economic and social changes, according to the national
Mexican Leader Knocks Racism at Home After 'Roma' Oscar Wins

Mexican Leader Knocks Racism at Home After 'Roma' Oscar Wins

Mexico's president on Monday denounced racism in his country a day after the Mexican film Roma emerged as a big winner at the Academy Awards with a plot that highlighted prejudice and
Venezuelan Military Deserters Willing to Return to Fight Maduro

Venezuelan Military Deserters Willing to Return to Fight Maduro

Sergeant Javier Gonzalez knew he would be killed if caught deserting Venezuela's military to flee to Colombia, but the thought of his nine-month-old son suffering the lack of milk and diapers in his
One Month After Brazil Dam Collapse, Stricter Rules Passed

One Month After Brazil Dam Collapse, Stricter Rules Passed

The Brazilian state of Minas Gerais on Monday banned the type of dam that collapsed a month ago and caused the death of at least 179 people. The bill was signed by Gov. Romeu Zema even as recovery
VP: Brazil Will Not Allow US to Use its Territory to Invade Venezuela

VP: Brazil Will Not Allow US to Use its Territory to Invade Venezuela

Brazilian Vice President Hamilton Mourão said on Monday that under no circumstances would his country allow the United States to intervene militarily in Venezuela from Brazilian territory."Nobody is
US Sending Central American Migrant Minors Back to Mexico

US Sending Central American Migrant Minors Back to Mexico

The head of Mexico's immigration agency says the country has received 112 Central American migrants from the United States, including 25 minors in a policy reversalMexico has accepted 112 Central
Lima Group: There Are 'Serious and Credible' Threats on Guaido's Life

Lima Group: There Are 'Serious and Credible' Threats on Guaido's Life

The Lima Group said Monday it has "serious and credible threats" against the life of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido.Diplomats from 10 Lima Group countries meeting in Bogota said Monday they
Univision anchor Jorge Ramos deported from Venezuela after Maduro interview

Univision anchor Jorge Ramos deported from Venezuela after Maduro interview

Ramos says officials ‘did not give us a reason’ for deportationJournalist and crew were detained in presidential palaceThe Univision anchor Jorge Ramos and his five-person crew have been deported from
Group: Coffee Farmers in Peru Abandon Crops to Grow Coca

Group: Coffee Farmers in Peru Abandon Crops to Grow Coca

Coffee producers in Peru are abandoning their farms to work on plantations that grow coca, the main ingredient in cocaine, due to slumping coffee prices and delays in certifying organic beans, the
Costa Rica Launches 'Unprecedented' Push for Zero Emissions by 2050

Costa Rica Launches 'Unprecedented' Push for Zero Emissions by 2050

Costa Rica's president has launched an economy-wide plan to decarbonize the country by 2050, saying the Central American nation aims to show other nations what is possible to address climate