29 October 2014 12:36
During the session of the UN General Assembly on Tuesday, Iran's UN envoy and NAM representative Hossein Dehqani called on US to correct its failed sanction policy in regard to Cuba.
During the 23rd session of the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, Iran's UN envoy Hossein Dehqani, as a representative of 120 members of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) delivered...
26 October 2014 16:19
Thousands of Chileans have taken to the streets of the capital, Santiago, to protest against the government’s education reform plan.
Students and their parents were the main participants of the demonstration, which was held in front of La Moneda, the Chilean presidential palace, on Saturday.
They expressed concern over the proposed reform plan, which could result in the closure of thousands of...
23 October 2014 8:38
Mexican authorities have ordered the arrest of the mayor of the southern town of Iguala and his wife in connection to a police raid that resulted in the disappearance of dozens of students.
Mexico's Attorney General Jesus Murillo said on Wednesday that Mayor Jose Luis Abarca had ordered the police raid to prevent the students from disrupting an event.
"We have issued...
19 October 2014 22:10
Supporters and opponents of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro have staged separate demonstrations in the capital city of Caracas.
On Saturday, pro-government demonstrators protested against the killing of 27-year-old ruling party congressman Robert Serra, who was stabbed to death in early October.
The government supporters marched for two miles from a central square to a gathering near the National Assembly building, urging the...
18 October 2014 10:29
Thousands of protesters have held a march in the Mexican city of Acapulco to demand the safe return of 43 students who went missing in September.
On Friday, the protesters chanted, “They took them alive, we want them back alive.”
Students, teachers, and machete-wielding farmers called for the resignation of the Guerrero state governor, Angel Aguirre, over his mishandling of the case.
14 October 2014 15:46
A massive 7.4-magnitude earthquake has struck an area off El Salvador’s pacific coast, leaving at least one person dead.
According to the US Geological Survey (USGS), the quake struck 64 kilometers offshore late Monday, its epicenter being 170 kilometers southeast of the capital, San Salvador.
A man died in the city of San Miguel when an electrical pylon fell on him, according...
14 October 2014 9:08
Mexicans have held a fresh rally in the southern state of Guerrero to protest what they call the failure of the government to resolve the case of dozens of missing students.
The demonstrators, most of them teachers and students, smashed windows and set fires inside state buildings in the city of Chilpancingo on Monday.
The demonstrators also tried to storm the congress....
13 October 2014 19:50
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani felicitated his Bolivian counterpart Evo Morales on his landslide victory in the recent presidential poll and his re-election for another six-year term in office.
'I congratulate you, your government and your nation on the occasion of your victory in the presidential election which is the consequence of national confidence and bearing fruit of continued and unsparing efforts...
13 October 2014 8:09
Bolivia’s Supreme Electoral Tribunal says incumbent President Evo Morales has won a third term in office.
According to the preliminary election results, Morales won 61 percent of the vote in Sunday's election.
Samuel Doria Medina, his closest rival, garnered 18 percent.
Earlier surveys showed that Morales had a commanding 59 percent support heading into the election.
Morales now extends his time in office to...
12 October 2014 22:58
Venezuela has called on the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to convene an emergency meeting to prevent sharp reduction in the oil prices in the global market.
"We are going to ask for an extraordinary OPEC meeting. We need to try to coordinate some sort of action to stop falling oil prices," Venezuela’s Foreign Minister Rafael Ramirez said at...
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