Politics and Security

Friday, August 1, 2014 - 14:24

This week, House Republicans pushed off voting for the U.S./Mexico border supplemental package, Congress debated increasing funding for vetted Syrian rebels, Nigeria reportedly purchased attack and transport helicopters and U.S. Central Command visited Uzbekistan and Tajikistan. . Read these highlights and more below.

Latin America and the Caribbean

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 07:28
The action targets 24 high-ranking Venezuelan officials including Cabinet members, senior judiciary members, and senior military, police and National Guard members.
Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 06:32
The State Department said on Wednesday that it was imposing travel restrictions on Venezuelan officials whom it considered to be responsible for human rights abuses.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 11:08
US House and Senate staffers will meet throughout August to hammer out a compromise Pentagon policy bill as a fallback plan should the latter chamber fail to pass its version.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 07:32
Aunque Uribe fue el único de los senadores del Centro Democrático que votaron para que sí se hiciera el debate, como queriendo decir que no lo iba a eludir, sus compañeros de bancada sí lo hicieron, y de forma disciplinada votaron por el no
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 07:18
The 537 delegates gathered in Caracas until Thursday have been encouraged to be inspired by the left-wing ideas and determination of Mr Chavez
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 07:13
El fiscal general de Aruba explicó que barcos venezolanos rodearon ambas islas holandesas del Caribe, cuando Holanda debatía qué hacer con ex general Carvajal
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 06:59
53,7 % de los encuestados no aceptarían una hipotética victoria de las Farc en las elecciones locales de 2015, frente a un 35,1 % que si lo haría
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 06:19
What was once confrontation between two blocs—the government on one side and the opposition on the other—has started to fragment further, as camps in both sides express unease or discontent with the policies of their leaders.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 06:13
Venezuelans themselves are deeply divided on how to interpret this bizarre series of events.