Brazilian government announces anti-corruption measures after scandal in Petrobras

The government of President Dilma Rousseff announced this Wednesday a series of measures to battle impunity and corruption in Brazil, in the midst of major corruption scandal in the state company Petrobras. “We are a government that does not compromise on corruption and we...

Dilma Rousseff is willing to dialogue with those who “want to talk”

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff admitted the “democratic” nature of the mass protest on Sunday and said she was willing to hear the “voice of the street” and to convene a “broad dialogue” with those who “want to talk.” Rousseff...

Silvio Berlusconi will serve a year at a nursing facility

On Tuesday the court of Milan, which had to rule on whether the former prime minister of Italy, Silvio Berlusconi, gets house arrest or community service, decided that the sentence will consist in caring for the elderly in a nursing home for almost a year, at least once a week...

Homer Simpson is referee at the final of Brazil 2014

On 30 March, the animated series “The Simpsons”, launched to air an episode in which Homer Simpson plays as a referee in the final match of the World Cup Brazil 2014, in which Germany won 2-0 to the host team. The chapter is called “You do not have to live like...

Uncertainty in El Salvador over contested elections

The two presidential candidates from El Salvador declared themselves as winners of the second round of presidential elections on Sunday, although the Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE) said the difference of 6,600 votes for the left-wing candidate, Salvador Sanchez Ceren, is too...
The Infanta Cristina of Spain accused in corruption case

The Infanta Cristina of Spain accused in corruption case

The infanta Cristina, 48-year-old, youngest daughter of King Juan Carlos of Spain, was accused in a 200-page ruling by the judge of Palma de Mallorca, Jose Castro, of  money laundering and tax fraud and summoned her to appear before the Court on March 8. The husband of the...
Francisco Vacas

Wage increase will be defined today by the regime

Francisco Vacas, current Minister of Labor Relations will meet with regime leader, Rafael Correa, along with finance ministers and coordinators of Production and Economic Policy to define the Unified Salary increase (SBU) which will take effect since 2014. During an interview...
Spain Civil Guard

Criminal gang that smuggled cocaine into Spain from Venezuela was dismantled

Security Forces dismantled a criminal organization dedicated to smuggling cocaine into Spain, which brought the drugs from Venezuela through an international courier company. The operation left five men detained and seized 7.2 kilos of the alkaloid. The criminal network had...