South America

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Our News' South America section covers the day-to-day international affairs reportage of about 12% of the Earth's total land mass; of a population of over 420 million; of 12 different nations and their respective governments. All of this is possible through fast, innovative and decentralized journalism, enabling us to connect professional and amateur writers alike with a vast and global audience.


Marco Aponte-Moreno

The U.S. has announced an economic embargo on Venezuela, intended to put an end to President Nicolás Maduro’s authoritarian regime. In an Aug. 5 executive order, President Donald Trump said…

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Morten Wendelbo

Relations between the United States and Venezuela have been strained since the late Hugo Chávez rose to power two decades ago. They got worse when the Trump administration recognized opposition…

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Catesby Holmes

Just days after Venezuela’s authoritarian President Nicolás Maduro survived a Jan. 21 military coup attempt, the leader of Venezuela’s opposition-dominated legislature declared himself the country’s interim president. “I swear to…

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Professor Mark Swilling analyses the alleged involvement of #SouthAfrican President Jacob Zuma in driving the… https://t.co/yBfcNvyRCg

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Manuela Lavinas Picq, Professor of International Relations at Universidad San Francisco de Quito, analyses how the… https://t.co/VkjMTsbezq

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“Is it time to toss the practical and normative benefits of #democratic institutions, rights, and processes to meet… https://t.co/KqtsxyDbLV

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