This article is an update on the fast-developing situation surrounding the economic crisis in Puerto Rico
Workers hit the streets last week demanding back pay and to protest against wage cuts and the possibility of unemployment.
It was the first national Bolivarian electoral loss in 17 years, and a palpable sense of betrayal and sorrow has swept over the supporters of Chavez' successor, President Maduro.
The Bolivarian countries have made great advances in fighting poverty, inequality and racial and gender discrimination as well as improving schools, health care and housing for their people.
The BRICS group created a Shanghai-based development bank and a reserve fund to finance infrastructure projects and head off future economic crises.
Brics creating a development bank with $100 billion starting capital using local currencies instead of U.S. dollar.
The train was one of several Mexican and Central American immigrants call "la Bestia" -- "the beast." It goes from Southern Mexico northward to Mexico's Northern border with the United States.
A weeklong nationwide strike resulted in a victory for Nigerians as the government on Monday agreed to partially restore a popular fuel subsidy.
UNASUR has emerged from a bevy of regional alliances to assume a major role in work toward Latin American integration. With the Paraguayan Senate's approval August 13 of Paraguay's entry into UNSUR, the alliance now includes all 12 South American nations.
For Greece to thumb its nose at the international elites and win would set a precedent for many other nations.