The latest examples should worry us all.
The bill will now have to go back to the lower chamber this week to conciliate the changes made before it can be sanctioned by President Juan Manuel Santos.
Critics say he may be seeking the immunity from prosecution that a full seat in the Senate grants but an honorary seat doesn’t.
The purpose of the strike was to protest Macri’s decision to turn to the International Monetary Fund for loans in exchange for austerity policies.
In contrast, during the last election season of 2011-2012, only one candidate and a total of nine politicians were killed.
The House of Representatives is expected to vote on two different bills that seek to formally end the family separation policy.
Civil rights organization Nicaraguan Association for Human Rights also denounced an undetermined number of people were taken by the police in “selective raids.”
The 41-year-old Iván Duque, who has never before held elected office, begins his four-year term in August.
Correa has not been charged but has been ordered to present himself in front of the tribunal every two weeks even though he lives in Belgium.
A major issue in yesterday’s vote was the contentious peace deal with the former rebels of the FARC which won the outgoing president Juan Manuel Santos a Nobel peace prize.
Schools and universities have been closed for weeks, and the Nicaraguan Center for Human Rights raised the death toll to 161 but other human rights organizations still have a lower figure of 148 deaths.
Currently, abortion in Argentina is only legal in cases of rape or when the life or health of the woman is at risk, and women in such cases have to apply to a judge for permission.
At least five people died and 12 were injured yesterday during the ongoing confrontations.
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The arson case was tried under Chile’s anti-terrorism laws because Werner Luchsinger and Vivianne Mackay owned lands that were disputed as Mapuche ancestral territory.
The Venezuelan Society of Public Health, a non-governmental doctors’ association, had announced it had identified three suspected cases in an indigenous community and was waiting for confirmation from exams.
No formal plan was reached as Daniel Ortega requested a “period of reflection” to consider the bishops’ proposal, which was not made public.
Carlos Algarra and René Vásquez are Venezuelan citizens and were arrested in mid-April during a widespread corruption probe of the oil sector that led to the detention of more than 80 executives at PDVSA.
The death toll from Sunday’s eruption was raised to 75 by the National Institute of Forensic Sciences, with 23 of those already identified.