Americas

Indigenous group of Colombia’s Catatumbo region demands end to violence

TIBU (Colombia), May 17 (NNN-EFE) — The Bari people, one of the indigenous groups of Colombia’s lowland Catatumbo region, gathered…

Covid-19: Argentina entering fourth wave, says Health Minister

BUENOS AIRES, May 17 (NNN-MERCOPRESS) — Argentina’s Health Minister Carla Vizzotti confirmed the country was going through its fourth wave…

Uruguay braces for a “cyclone with unusual characteristics”, meteorologists forecast

MONTEVIDEO, May 17 (NNN-MERCOPRESS) — Although cyclones are rare in the area, Uruguay’s Institute of Meteorology (Inumet) has issued a…

Cuba terms US announcement of de-escalation “limited step”

HAVANA, May 17 (NNN-Xinhua) — Cuba’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that the US announcement of the de-escalation of Trump-era…

More than 30,500 arrested in El Salvador gang crackdown

A bus passenger is searched by a police officer at a checkpoint in San Salvador SAN SALVADOR, May 17 (NNN-AGENCIES)…

Brazilian Pres Bolsonaro fears Argentina and Chile might end up like communist Cuba

BRASILIA, May 17 (NNN-MERCOPRESS) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro insisted on social media that he feared Argentina and Chile were…

Chile: Shaky weekend as Santiago mourned slain lady reporter

SANTIAGO, May 17 (NNN-MERCOPRESS) — Riots rocked the Chilean capital city of Santiago as protesters demanded justice for slain reporter…

Pres Biden’s visit to racist massacre site will highlight US extremism

 WASHINGTON, May 17 (NNN-AGENCIES) — When President Joe Biden visits the site of a racist massacre in upstate New York…

US announces easing visa, family remittance restrictions for Cuba

WASHINGTON, May 17 (NNN-AGENCIES) — The United States said it is easing restrictions imposed during former president Donald Trump’s administration…

Colombia’s ELN guerrillas declare unilateral ceasefire for presidential elections

BOGOTA, May 17 (NNN-Xinhua) — Colombia’s National Liberation Army (ELN) announced that they will observe a unilateral ceasefire from May…