The Chilean town of Valdivia was hit by a 9.5-magnitude earthquake on on May 22, 1960. The impact left thousands dead, many more injured and caused nearly US$800 million worth of damages.
BRASILIA – Brazil’s former president Lula da Silva has responded defiantly to his conviction on corruption charges by formally launching his candidacy for next year’s presidential election. In an impassioned speech Thursday at his Workers’ […]
WASHINGTON – The United States has announced greater restrictions for Americans interested in doing business with Cuba and traveling to the Caribbean island. The tighter restrictions on U.S. travellers to Cuba will go into effect […]
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Treasury announced on Friday that it has imposed new sanctions on 38 Russian individuals and entities, including seven business leaders and 17 senior officials, for their alleged “malign activity” around the […]