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Shocking win by government-backed Socialist party in Venezuela’s regional elections sparks doubt

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 09:45

On Sunday, October 15, President Nicolás Maduro’s United Socialist Party of Venezuela won a surprising majority in 17 of the country’s 23 states in the regional gubernatorial elections over the Democratic Unity opposition party.

Ecuador’s Vice President arrested and placed in pre-trial detention: How the Odebrecht Scandal has encompassed most of Latin America, and now Ecuador.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 11:00

In the latest development in a seemingly endless string of corruption discoveries and charges, Ecuador’s Vice President, Jorge Glas, has been placed by the Supreme Court into pre-trial detention while he is under investigation for his role in the vast Odebrecht scandal.

The World Awaits: Brazil’s Lower Congress Again Debates Taking President Michel Temer to Trial on Corruption Charges

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 09:00

The President of Brazil, Michel Temer, once again faces the possibility of trial for corruption charges and even possibly impeachment for the second time since he came into office in August of 2016.

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