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Venezuelan govt., opposition resume tense talks to resolve crisis

The Venezuelan government and its opposition rivals have resumed tense, Vatican-backed talks to resolve the stalemate over dealing with the country’s economic crisis and food shortages. The discussions on Friday, mediated by the Vatican envoy,Monsignor Claudio Maria Celli, and Spain’s former premier, Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, is expected to determine whether ...

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Chilean police, public workers clash

Skirmishes have broken out between Chilean security forces and thousands of public workers taking part in a demonstration against salary adjustments presented by the government. On Thursday, some 20,000 people marched down Alameda Bernardo O’Higgins avenue in the central part of the capital Santiago to demand an increase of 7.5 ...

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Honduran president announces reelection bid amid constitutional row

Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez says he plans to seek reelection next year, despite warnings from the opposition over the violation of the Central American country’s constitution, which mandates a single presidential term. Hernandez made the announcement on Wednesday, saying it had been a “transcendental and complex” decision to make ...

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‘Trump won because Dems stole nomination from Sanders’

Republican nominee Donald Trump won the November 8 US presidential election because Democrats rigged the system to have Hillary Clinton beat Bernie Sanders, according to WikiLeaks. Independent Senator Sanders, who sought the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination, could have won the election but the Democratic National Committee (DNC) stopped him from ...

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Workers invade assembly in Rio to protest austerity programs

Thousands of Brazilian public servants and pensioners have stormed the legislative assembly in Rio de Janeiro in protest against the state’s proposed austerity plans. Governor of the state of Rio de Janeiro, Luiz Fernando Pezao, has proposed an austerity program in an attempt to avoid the country’s critical financial disaster. ...

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Clinton or Trump? America decides on 45th Potus

Americans on Nov 8 began voting for the 45th president of the United States. Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump face voters on Tuesday as millions of Americans turn out on Election Day to pick the next US president and end a bruising campaign that polls said favored Clinton. ...

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US Elections: What can Pakistan expect?

President Hillary Clinton or President Donald Trump — both will have to deal with issues of terrorism, security and civil-military disequilibrium in Pakistan as well as its complex relationships with China, India and Afghanistan. How will the new US administration respond? Images on Sunday explores what will likely happen… On ...

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How democratic is the US presidential election?

The bruising race between Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton is coming to an end and as the Election Day nears, one question keeps popping up: If we were to break down the American election system, how much of it would be in line with ...

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