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South America

All our reports, articles and notes covering this part of the world.

13 June 2018
Colombia, North America, South America

Escobar’s associate, “Popeye” detained

Jhon Jairo Velásquez Vásquez ‘Popeye’, the head of a group of Medellín cartel killers, was arrested by the Colombian police on charges of plotting and extortion. The United States admitted that it has helped with running the investigation on him.
Honorata Zapaśnik
8 June 2018
Mexico, North America, South America

Diego Rivera: Art without politics does not make sense

In many countries, Diego Rivera is known as the husband of the famous Mexican painter . The couple was described as “The Elephant and the Dove”. However, the truth is she was living in his shadow, a famous muralist whose works can be admire both at the National Palace in Mexico City and at the […]
Honorata Zapaśnik
26 May 2018
South America, Venezuela

A fraud during elections in Venezuela

has once again become the President of Venezuela but there have been accusations that the election had been rigged. Smartmatic, a company which counted votes, admitted that the data had been manipulated. According to official information, only 46% of the citizens entitled to vote took part in the elections.
Honorata Zapaśnik
22 May 2018
Mexico, North America, South America

A Pole and a German murdered in Mexico

According to the Mexican prosecutor’s office, travellers Krzysztof Chmielewski from Poland and Holger Franz Hagenbusch from Germany were murdered. Their bodies were found in the State of Chiapas, Mexico. Earlier, the Mexican authorities claimed that the men died in an accident. – We think that somebody tried to rob them – said Luis Alberto Sánchez, […]
Honorata Zapaśnik
15 May 2018
Mexico, North America, South America

Meat in a virtual desert

Meat and Sand (Carne y Arena in Spanish) is a 7-minute-long virtual movie by , the Oscar-winning director of Birdman. His vision allows the viewers to step into the role of an illegal immigrant.
Honorata Zapaśnik
7 May 2018
Cuba, North America, South America

Who is the new Cuban leader?

Miguel Díaz-Canel, the former vice-president of has replaced as the country’s president. After six decades of the Castro family in power, the newly appointed leader is now a person born after . “He is not a mystery nor an improvisor”, said Raúl Casto about his successor.
Honorata Zapaśnik
28 April 2018
Nicaragua, North America, South America

USA blamed for riots in Nicaragua by Daniel Ortega

Approximately 30 civilians died in street riots in Nicaragua after President Daniel Ortega announced plans for the reform of social security system. The army is monitoring a tense situation in many cities and waiting for people to calm down. President Ortega said USA is responsible for the bloodshed.
Honorata Zapaśnik
23 April 2018
North America, South America

The population of jaguars in Bolivia, which is at 7,000, is at risk of extinction

The population of jaguars in Bolivia, which is at 7,000, is at risk of extinction. Poachers kill the animals and sell their fangs on the Chinese market, even though they are listed as “vulnerable” in The Red Book of Threatened Vertebrate Fauna of Bolivia by The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). For every […]
20 April 2018
Ecuador, North America, South America

The journalists killed by FARC in Ecuador

Two journalists and a driver of a daily paper were killed by the in . 36-year-old Javier Ortega, 45-year-old Paul Rivas and 60-year-old Efrain Segarra were missing since March 26, when they went to the Esmeraldas province to write a report on the deteriorating safety situation on the border with .
Honorata Zapaśnik
16 April 2018
Mexico, North America, South America

A populist may win presidential elections in Mexico

Andrés Manuel López Obrador, the most controversial candidate in the presidential election in Mexico, has just begun his third campaign. – We will demand respect for the Mexicans – he announced during his first campaign meeting in Ciudad Juárez, on the border of the United States. – Mexico and its inhabitants will not be a […]
Honorata Zapaśnik