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What does 10,000,000% inflation look like? See Venezuela

AFP | What does it look like to have inflation of 10 million percent? When something that cost $1 now costs $100,000, is there even...

Mexico serial murder couple claim 20 killings

News Desk | A couple detained in Mexico while transporting human body parts in a baby carriage has admitted killing 20 people, twice the number...

Brazil stock market upbeat over electoral win

AFP | Brazil's stock market soared Monday after far-right firebrand Jair Bolsonaro handily won the first round of the presidential election with a promise of...

Canada strips Aung San Suu Kyi of honorary citizenship

AFP | Canada's parliament voted unanimously on Thursday to effectively strip Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi of her honorary Canadian citizenship over the Rohingya...

Why Americans choose state over liberty – Jacob G. Hornberger

Jacob G. Hornberger | There is no question but that the 20th and, so far, the 21st centuries have been the centuries of socialism for...

Nuns get hands dirty, and wet, to save Mexico salamander

AFP | Rolling up the sleeves of her immaculate white habit, Sister Ofelia Morales Francisco plunges her hands into an aquarium, grabs a large, slimy...

Acclaimed American Rapper Mac Miller dies at 26

News Desk | American Rapper Mac Miller has been found dead of an apparent drug overdose in his home in California. The 26-year-old artist was...

Mass grave site with 166 bodies found in Mexico

AFP | Mexican authorities discovered at least 166 bodies at a mass grave site in Veracruz state, prosecutors said Thursday, the latest horrifying find in...

The fear of being labeled a conspiracy theorist – Jacob G Homberger

Jacob G Homberger | One of the CIA’s most successful propaganda campaigns in its 70-year history has been its use of the term “conspiracy theorist”...

Gangster-turned-lawmaker is new face of Mexican politics

AFP | Pedro Carrizales's body is a hodge-podge of scars and tattoos that tell the story of how he went from street-gang thug to Mexican...

America mourns John McCain, war hero and political icon

AFP | America paid tribute Sunday to John McCain, the Vietnam War hero and the two-time presidential candidate with a legendary temper whose personal courage...

Prosecutor in Chilean sex abuse scandal targets bishops

AFP | The prosecutor in charge of investigating a massive sexual abuse scandal in the Catholic Church in Chile said several bishops could face charges...

Mexico seizes record 50 tons of meth

AFP | Mexican marines seized a record 50 tons of crystal meth from a drug lab in the state of Sinaloa, authorities said Friday. The military...

Rio’s poorest teens caught between traffickers and the law

AFP | Antonio's story began one sunny afternoon in a favela near Copacabana beach when he picked up a 9mm pistol. It ended with his...

After Charlottesville, American neo-Nazis in disarray

AFP | A year after American white supremacists marched with flaming torches through a southern university and delighted in President Donald Trump's response after protests...

Senior Trump officials survey California fire devastation as toll mounts

AFP | Senior members of President Donald Trump's administration visited California Monday as the toll rose to at least nine dead in blazes that have...

Four killed in shooting in Canada, including 2 police

AFP | Two police officers were among four people killed Friday in a shooting that sparked panic and a police lockdown in a sleepy eastern...

A year after deadly protest, white nationalists to rally outside White House

AFP | Exactly a year since torch-wielding neo-Nazis clashed with counter-demonstrators in a deadly protest that highlighted the growing boldness of America's extreme right, white...

Hair transplant and weight loss can’t stop Mexican narco’s arrest

AFP | A Mexican drug lord underwent a hair transplant and gastric bypass in an attempt to change his appearance and evade authorities but still...

After high-profile exits, fewer non-white CEOs in US

AFP | Following other recent exits by non-white CEOs, Indra Nooyi's departure from PepsiCo announced this week renders America's collective corner office even whiter. The...

Timeline of Venezuelan president ‘drone attack’

AFP | Six people have been arrested, accused of "terrorism" and attempting to assassinate Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro with explosive-laden drones. Here is a look...

How far can Venezuela go in raising price of world’s cheapest gas?

AFP | In Venezuela's inflation-hit economy, a single US dollar can buy 3.5 million liters of gasoline -- an absurdity that the government says it...

Two arrested in $1.2 bn Venezuela currency scam

AFP| The United States has arrested two people in a ring of ex-officials and business people who laundered $1.2 billion in funds from Venezuela's state...

Team Trump plays nice in first visit to Mexico president-elect

 AFP | Top officials from US President Donald Trump's administration met Friday with Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, with both sides upbeat on the...

Marx and American leftists are wrong about inequity

Jacob G Hornberger | Not surprisingly, the American left are among those in the world who are honoring the 200th birthday of Karl Marx, the...

Week in review at Global Village Space

Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) organized the ‘mother of all Jalsas’ at the historic Minar-i-Pakistan in Lahore with “dou nahi, aik Pakistan” being the main theme of...

Shotgun attack raises fear for Muslims

News Analysis| Police in Waldo County is investigating a possible motive for an apparent shotgun attack on a newly-installed sign for a Muslim business. A...

Data leak scandal: Facebook was sailing too close to the wind

News Analysis | Facebook is under investigation after startling revelations on Monday about how the data of millions of users may have been leaked. Cambridge Analytica...

Donald Trump accepts Kim Jong Un’s invitation for a meeting: History in the making?

In what might be the most crucial development of this year so far, President of United States Of America Donald Trump has accepted an...

U.S drone strike killed 20 militants linked with TTP

News Analysis | In the eastern province of Kunar, Afghanistan, a US drone strike targeted a training camp of militants who are believed to be...

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