News Brief – PanAm Post https://panampost.com Your Leading Source for News and Analysis in the Americas Mon, 18 Feb 2019 16:16:43 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.9 https://panampost.com/wp-content/uploads/cropped-apple-touch-icon-32x32.png News Brief – PanAm Post https://panampost.com 32 32 Monday Feb 26th: Latin America News Briefing, Afternoon Edition https://panampost.com/luis-henrique-ball-jr/2018/02/26/monday-feb-25th-latin-america-news-briefing/ https://panampost.com/luis-henrique-ball-jr/2018/02/26/monday-feb-25th-latin-america-news-briefing/#respond Mon, 26 Feb 2018 10:59:25 +0000 https://panampost.com/?p=94249 news_briefing_wooden_table_paper

Every morning and afternoon PanAm Post gives you a briefing on the most important news from the Americas.

These are the top stories this afternoon, 2:29 p.m. on Feb 26

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Friday, Feb 23 Daily News Briefing: afternoon edition https://panampost.com/luis-henrique-ball-jr/2018/02/23/friday-feb23-daily-news-briefing/ https://panampost.com/luis-henrique-ball-jr/2018/02/23/friday-feb23-daily-news-briefing/#respond Fri, 23 Feb 2018 13:57:27 +0000 https://panampost.com/?p=94203 news_briefing_wooden_table_paper

Friday, Feb 23 Daily News Briefing: afternoon edition

Venezuela Miami Consulate eviction & more

Every morning and afternoon PanAm Post gives you a briefing on the most important news from the Americas. These are the top stories this afternoon, 4:10 PM on Feb 23rd:   1. Fitch downgrades Brazil after pension climbdown | FT (paywall $) Feb 23, 2018 | Jessica Dye and Andres Schipani “Fitch has lowered its rating on Brazil […]

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As Venezuelan Oil Production Collapses, Latin America Looks for a New Petroleum Leader https://panampost.com/orlando-avendano/2018/01/19/as-venezuelan-oil-production-collapses-latin-america-looks-for-a-new-petroleum-leader/ https://panampost.com/orlando-avendano/2018/01/19/as-venezuelan-oil-production-collapses-latin-america-looks-for-a-new-petroleum-leader/#respond Fri, 19 Jan 2018 13:40:05 +0000 https://panampost.com/?p=93655

EspañolFor years, Venezuela was a world leader in the oil industry. Today, its production has drastically declined, reaching unprecedentedly low levels. Crude oil fell by 11 percent in December, the Wall Street Journal reported, and throughout 2017 it fell by 29 percent. That represents the largest decline in production in the country’s history, which comes largely […]

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Renowned Venezuelan Reporter Fired for Speaking Out against Massacre of Military Rebels https://panampost.com/sabrina-martin/2018/01/18/renowned-venezuelan-reporter-fired-for-speaking-out-against-massacre-of-military-rebels/ https://panampost.com/sabrina-martin/2018/01/18/renowned-venezuelan-reporter-fired-for-speaking-out-against-massacre-of-military-rebels/#respond Thu, 18 Jan 2018 19:39:40 +0000 https://panampost.com/?p=93605

EspañolThe dictatorship in Venezuela has again attacked free speech by forcing the dismissal of a journalist that spoke out of turn. This time it was because they mentioned the “Junquito Massacre” on television — a reference to the the assault on and subsequent of Óscar Pérez, the pilot who rebelled against President Nicolás Maduro. This Wednesday, January […]

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US President Donald Trump Hands Out Awards to Fake News Media https://panampost.com/elena-toledo/2018/01/18/donald-trump-gives-fake-news-awards/ https://panampost.com/elena-toledo/2018/01/18/donald-trump-gives-fake-news-awards/#respond Thu, 18 Jan 2018 18:12:53 +0000 https://panampost.com/?p=93620

EspañolPresident of the United States Donald Trump is the focus of controversy once again after having announced he would “give prizes” to media outlets that, according to him, publish fake news. The awards were announced on Wednesday. Trump tweeted the awards out, but the page only showed a 404 error page, which was heavily ridiculed by the mainstream […]

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Ex-President of Argentina Cristina Kirchner May Finally Face Court over the AMIA Terrorist Attack https://panampost.com/marcelo-duclos/2018/01/18/ex-president-of-argentina-cristina-kirchner-may-finally-face-court-over-the-amia-terrorist-attack/ https://panampost.com/marcelo-duclos/2018/01/18/ex-president-of-argentina-cristina-kirchner-may-finally-face-court-over-the-amia-terrorist-attack/#respond Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:19:37 +0000 https://panampost.com/?p=93608

Español Following an investigation, Judge Claudio Bonadio authorized a judicial recess during January in order to give interested parties the opportunity to place their orders for a trial, which is why former President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner and several officials from her cabinet will have to face oral and public trials. The process is related to the signing of a memorandum […]

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Venezuela’s Exiled Attorney General Accuses Maduro Regime of Human-Rights Violation in Killing of Military Rebels https://panampost.com/orlando-avendano/2018/01/17/venezuelas-exiled-attorney-general-accuses-maduro-regime-of-human-rights-violation-in-killing-of-military-rebels/ https://panampost.com/orlando-avendano/2018/01/17/venezuelas-exiled-attorney-general-accuses-maduro-regime-of-human-rights-violation-in-killing-of-military-rebels/#respond Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:22:03 +0000 https://panampost.com/?p=93561

EspañolThe Attorney General of Venezuela, Luisa Ortega Díaz, reacted to the massacre that took place this Monday, January 15, in El Junquito, where the insurgent inspector of the Criminal Investigations Corps (CICPC), Óscar Pérez, was assassinated. “What happened in Venezuela with the murder of Óscar Pérez and other young people is the greatest evidence that Nicolás […]

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Venezuela’s Maduro Orders Prosecution of Catholic Bishops for Speaking Out Against Crisis https://panampost.com/sabrina-martin/2018/01/16/venezuelas-maduro-orders-prosecution-of-catholic-bishops-for-speaking-out-against-crisis/ https://panampost.com/sabrina-martin/2018/01/16/venezuelas-maduro-orders-prosecution-of-catholic-bishops-for-speaking-out-against-crisis/#respond Tue, 16 Jan 2018 18:08:18 +0000 https://panampost.com/?p=93531

EspañolVenezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has ordered an investigation into two Venezuelan bishops, calling them a “plague” during a speech. Maduro said Monseñor Víctor Hugo Basabe and Antonio López Castillo might be guilty of “hate crimes” for calling for the liberation of Venezuela in their sermons. LO ÚLTIMO | Nicolás Maduro desde la ANC pide al Tribunal Supremo de […]

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Venezuelan Helicopter Pilot Who Rebelled Against Dictatorship Livestreamed Raid that Killed Him https://panampost.com/sabrina-martin/2018/01/16/venezuelan-helicopter-pilot-who-rebelled-against-dictatorship-livestreamed-raid-that-killed-him/ https://panampost.com/sabrina-martin/2018/01/16/venezuelan-helicopter-pilot-who-rebelled-against-dictatorship-livestreamed-raid-that-killed-him/#respond Tue, 16 Jan 2018 13:24:16 +0000 https://panampost.com/?p=93503

EspañolThe icon of the Venezuelan opposition and pilot Óscar Perez became famous after hijacking a helicopter last year, flying over the capital of Caracas and disappearing into the mountains. Seven months later, Nicolás Maduro’s regime found where he was hiding. This Monday, January 15, Pérez posted videos saying that he was negotiating his surrender because he was surrounded by officials. Then, […]

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Pope Francis Arrives in Chile Amid Abuse Controversy and Terrorist Threats https://panampost.com/karina-martin/2018/01/16/pope-francis-arrives-in-chile-amid-abuse-controversy-and-terrorist-threats/ https://panampost.com/karina-martin/2018/01/16/pope-francis-arrives-in-chile-amid-abuse-controversy-and-terrorist-threats/#respond Tue, 16 Jan 2018 13:18:02 +0000 https://panampost.com/?p=93515

EspañolPope Francis arrived to Santiago de Chile on Monday, January 15 for a three day visit, and will have to face tensions over attacks on churches, threats against him and protests over accusations of abuses by the Catholic Church. At least six churches have been bombed in three days, and one threat said the next bomb will […]

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