Mexico City (TSN) – According to the Ministry of Defense of Mexico, 70 percent of the illegal weapons that enter Mexico come from the United States. The Secretary of National Defense of Mexico, Luis Sandoval, reported on Wednesday that the 19,317 firearms that have been seized inside 26 states of theContinue Reading

La Paz (TSN) – The Bolivian Congress Saturday approved the law of “Exceptional and Transitory Regime for the holding of General Elections,” which calls for new general elections in the country. The sessions, both in the Senate and Chamber of Deputies, were set up with a regulatory quorum and the debate focused on the electoral exerciseContinue Reading

El Alto (TSN) – Bolivian police and military forces used armored vehicles, helicopters, and tear gas to crack down on protesters blocking access to a major gas plant in the city of El Alto on Tuesday. Helicopters flew above roads around the Senkata gas plant, operated by state-run YPFB, and aContinue Reading

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La Paz (TSN) – Bolivian President Evo Morales was forced to resign Sunday after senior army and police chiefs called on him to do so following weeks of right-wing unrest and violence against his Oct. 20 elections victory, in what his government has called a coup by opposition forces in theContinue Reading

Santiago (TSN) – Chile has withdrawn as host of an APEC trade summit in November where the United States and China had been expected to take major steps toward ending a 15-month-old trade war that has slowed world economic growth. Chilean President Sebastian Pinera said he had taken the “painful” decision to cancelContinue Reading

Washington DC (SCF) – Washington’s official announcement of the withdrawal of US troops from the northeast of Syria has provoked alarm and condemnation at home as well as from Washington’s allies. However, it is easier to understand the actions and aims of the Trump administration when one analyzes events in theContinue Reading

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Santiago (FAIR) – Throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, people are rising up against right-wing, US-backed governments and their neoliberal austerity policies. Currently in Chile, the government of billionaire Sebastian Piñera has deployed the army to crush nationwide demonstrations against inequality sparked by a subway fare hike. In Ecuador, indigenousContinue Reading

Santiago (TSN) – Chile’s National Institute of Human Rights (NHRI) presented on Monday night the latest statistics of detainees and injured since the social protests began on October 17th. According to its report, there have been 1,420 arrests and 84 people wounded by gunfire so far. In the Metropolitan region of Santiago, 587 people wereContinue Reading

Iran stem cell scientist imprisoned arrested

Washington DC (TNA) – On October 25, 2018, an airplane carrying Iranian professor Masoud Soleimani heading to the United States on a research mission touched down at a Chicago airport. One year on, the stem cell scientist remains incarcerated without a fair trial. The 49-year-old Iranian professor and biomedical researcherContinue Reading

CIA spy sentenced to death in Iran

Tehran (TNA) – Iran’s Judiciary spokesman said three men have received prison sentences for espionage and a fourth one has been sentenced to death after the preliminary hearing. Speaking at a press conference on Tuesday, Gholam Hossein Esmaeili said three Iranian men have been sentenced to 10 years in prisonContinue Reading