The role and size of the military had been limited since the return to democracy after the dictatorship of 1976 to 1983.
The National Assembly is expected to pass the new constitution in the coming days.
The head of Peru’s judicial branch, Judge Duberlí Rodríguez, resigned yesterday in the wake of the corruption scandal.
Venezuelanalysis goes to the street to hear the voices, struggles and hopes of regular Venezuelans in times of economic crisis.
Last week there was a controversy when CEO Walter Higgins, who was supposed to be making a $450,000 salary plus bonus, resigned.
Bombs rained for hours on the indigenous neighborhood of Monimbó.
“It is a huge relief to finally have an accurate birth certificate that is a true reflection of who I am. It makes me feel safer and like my country finally recognizes me.”
In a letter made public yesterday, Iván Márquez said Colombian and U.S. authorities of had staged a “judicial set-up” against imprisoned FARC leader Jesús Santrich.
Her plan was to focus attention on the troubling realities of land dispossession, environmental pollution, human rights violations and the everyday deprivations of her Indigenous followers
After a day of national strike, police forces tried to vacate the National Autonomous University of Nicaragua, which has been occupied by students during two months of protests.
La directora ejecutiva, Wanda Llovet, confiesa que no hubo un trabajo en equipo con el Departamento de Seguridad Pública en la elaboración de la lista oficial de muertes, que se congeló en 64, y que incluso discrepó ante incongruencias en los datos de esa agencia.
The prosecutors’ office finally asked the judge to acquit Lula of obstruction of justice as the witnesses against him weren’t sufficiently credible.
Oil operations between 1964 and 1992 caused environmental damages.
Santos announced that Colombia’s largest illegal armed group will be demobilizing “in the coming days.”
A spokesman for the Department of Health and Human Services denied the agency was involved in threatening Ecuador.
It took 36 days after the hurricane for the CDC to inform Puerto Rico’s government about a special form that needed to be used to certify deaths, and even then, it was not implemented.
“I want people to realize that racism is very much alive and we need to do better as a country,” Mia Irizarry told Latino Rebels.
The State Department of the United States ordered on Friday the evacuation of all non-essential staff from its embassy.
Initial reports pointed responsibility towards a new group that called itself Popular Commando of Social Cleansing which had put out a menacing pamphlet some days before. Newer reports point towards the ELN rebels.
Calculations show that in the next two years, there can be an estimated increase between 290-580 percent for the private prison industry.
Toledo’s defense argued that the speed with which the request was processed showed there was a political persecution against him