Drastic decline of exports in Latin America and the Caribbean

The exports of Latin America and the Caribbean will drop again for the third consecutive year in 2015, with Venezuela and Colombia as the most affected countries due to the drop in the price of oil, and Guatemala and El Salvador as exceptions of the widespread loss. The fall of...

Correa assures he is facing an “economic war” like Maduro in Venezuela

The “economic war,” a phrase used by the Venezuelan Government to excuse the economic crisis, was also used by the ruling party during the last weekly address.   Without thinking that this could happen in Ecuador, earlier this year, during his appointment as Pro...

“Escalation of insults, slander and threats” is rejected by Spain

The “escalation of insults, slander and threats” of Nicolás Maduro, president of Venezuela against the Spanish government, particularly against President Mariano Rajoy and former presidents Felipe González and José María Aznar, was rejected by the European country....

SIP pronounces against Ecuador, Venezuela and Cuba

“It can not be possible that the rulers remain unmoved by this situation. America is not in the position of Nicolas Maduro, or Rafael Correa, nor Raul Castro,” said Gustavo Mohme, president of the Inter American Press Association (IAPA), in statements to EFE, and...

Leopoldo Lopez and Antonio Ledezma will be defended by former president Felipe Gonzalez

The former president of the Spanish government Felipe González will defend the Venezuelan opposition members Leopoldo Lopez and Antonio Ledezma at the request of their families, told AFP a source close to the former Socialist leader. “The former president informed me his...

Correa: US military intervention. in Venezuela is “very difficult”

President Rafael Correa said on Thursday it is “very difficult” that exist a US military intervention in Venezuela following the White House considered the Venezuelan situation as a threat to American security. “I think it’s very difficult military...

US clarifies before the OAS it will not intervene militarily in Venezuela

The United States denied on Thursday the alleged plot of a “military invasion” in Venezuela and defended its “sovereign” right to impose sanctions on that country, while it urged the OAS to “rule on” the “violations” of human rights...

Maduro asks Ecuador to lead the mediation group between Venezuela and the US

The President of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, asked on Wednesday to Ecuador to lead the “group of facilitators” of different Latin American organizations, proposed during the Summit of the ALBA, to mediate between the US and Venezuela. “We have asked Ecuador,...