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Biden Names Ex-Congresswoman Accused of Insulting Cubans a Summit of the Americas Adviser

The White House announced this week that President Joe Biden had appointed former Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell (D-FL) and former Sen. Chris Dodd (D-CT) as official advisers for the upcoming Summit of the Americas. The Summit of the Americas, a regular event bringing together the leaders of countries in the Organization of American States (OAS), is…

Brazil: Lawmaker Arrested for YouTube Video Barricades Self in Congress, Daring Police to Violate...

Brazilian Congressman Daniel Silveira slept in his office on Wednesday night in defiance of a Supreme Tribunal Federal (STF) order that he wear an ankle monitor. Silveira was arrested last year for making a YouTube video criticizing the STF, Brazil’s highest court; the ankle monitor was a requirement of his tentative release. Silveira, a conservative…

Menendez: We Don’t Need Venezuela’s Oil, Biden Said Maduro Was a Security Threat Five...

On Tuesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Jose Diaz-Balart Reports,” Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) reacted to the Biden administration reportedly looking to increase oil imports from Venezuela by stating that there is no need to go to the Maduro regime in Venezuela that President Biden declared a national security threat five days…

2 Drown in Peru After Tonga Tsunami Reaches Latin America

A volcanic eruption and tsunami in the South Pacific island kingdom of Tonga on Saturday caused massive waves which radiated throughout the greater Pacific Ocean in subsequent hours, reaching the coasts of Peru — where two people died after a tsunami engulfed a beach in the country’s north — and Chile. “Two people drowned off…

Cuba: Prosecutors Hold Mass Trial for Protesters Including Children, Psychiatric Patient

Cuban communist authorities held a trial culminating on Friday for 21 protesters who took to the streets on July 11 to protest against communism, prosecuting children and adults with mental health issues along with healthy adults in one mass trial. A prosecutorial indictment from Holguín, eastern Cuba, obtained by Breitbart News and verified by sources familiar…

VIDEO: Woman Strips Off Dress to Use for Mask at Ice Cream Shop

A woman in Argentina apparently stripped to her underclothes and tried to wear her dress as a mask to avoid an ice cream shop’s mask rule, according to video footage. “Don’t ask for my face mask, I’m putting it on,” she reportedly told staff members at the location in Godoy Cruz, a city in the…

At Least 116 Killed, 5 Beheaded in Ecuador Prison Gang Battle — Likely Linked...

Fights between rival gangs linked to Mexico’s two top drug cartels broke out in Ecuador’s Litoral penitentiary in the city of Guayaquil between Tuesday and Thursday, killing at least 116 inmates, five of whom were beheaded. Prisoners used explosives, firearms, and knives in the three-day battle, which has injured roughly 80 people. At least five…
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Nicaraguan Cardinal: ‘Governments Pass, but the Church Remains’

Nicaraguan Cardinal Leopoldo Brenes has responded to recent attacks by the wife of dictator Daniel Ortega, reminding the faithful that “ideologies” and “governments pass, but the Church remains.” On August 3, Nicaraguan first lady and Vice President Rosario Murillo said that Catholic priests are “angry, bitter, and perverse,” according to a report this week by…
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Cuba Continues Home Invasions Against Protesters Three Weeks After National Marches

Communist state security forces in Cuba have not ceased raiding the homes of and arresting individuals believed to have participated in the July 11 nationwide protests, most recently disappearing dissident Sadiel González from his home on Monday night. González’s family told the independent Cuban outlet 14 y Medio that González remains missing as of Tuesday following police…
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Gaffney: Peru’s Farewell to the Free World

Today is Peru’s independence day, ordinarily an occasion for great celebrations in one of Latin America’s most important nations. Tragically, this year’s anniversary may be the last to be celebrated by Peruvians in a democratic, increasingly prosperous and sovereign country. Think of it as a farewell party to the Free World. An election in June…
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