Pope Francis said Monday he was terrified the political crisis enveloping Venezuela would descend into a "bloodbath." "What am I afraid of? A bloodbath," , adding that "the problem of violence terrifies me."
Brazil’s next president Jair Bolsonaro, who takes power on Jan. 1, is often called the “Trump of the Tropics” for his law-and-order rhetoric, racist and sexist remarks, pro-business stances and outsider pledges to upend politics as usual.
Brazil, October 29, 2018 - After the most polarized and divisive campaign in its modern history, Brazil has elected as its next president a right-wing politician who openly disdains human rights and admires military dictators.
Bolivian President Evo Morales said Tuesday he would write a letter to the International Court of Justice to highlight "contradictions" in the court's decision over Bolivia's claim to access to the Pacific Ocean.
Chilean President Sebastian Pinera will meet Pope Francis in Rome later this month during a tour of Europe, as the Roman Catholic Church in Chile faces a crisis over claims of sexual abuse and cover-ups.
More than 40 percent of infants and youth in Brazil up to 14 years of age live in poverty, according to a new study titled “The Scene of Infants and Adolescents in Brazil.” The percentage represents a total of 17.3 million people nationwide.