Category Archives: Latin America – Caribic

Venezuelan Government Increases Banking Sector’s Obligation to Fund Construction and Mortgages

Ewan Robertson – The Venezuelan government has increased the banking sector’s financial obligation to fund construction and provide low-interest mortgages as part of policies to broaden access to affordable housing. The financial obligation, known as the “mandatory mortgage portfolio”, requires … Continue reading

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FARC released captured Policemen as Peace-Talks in Havana continue.

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia-Peoples´Army in Miranda, in southern Cauca, have released the two policemen, Cristian Yate and Victor Gonzáles as agreed during the ongoing peace-talks in Havana, Cuba. The policemen were captured by the FARC … Continue reading

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First Images Released of Venezuela’s Chavez since His Operation

First Images Released of Venezuela’s Chavez since His Operation Ewan Robertson (Venezuelanalysis.com) – The Venezuelan government has released the first photographs of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez since his cancer operation last 11 December. The images show a smiling Chavez lying down … Continue reading

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FARC-EP prepares release of captured policemen and soldier

FARC prepares release of captured policemen Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) Colombians for Peace spokesperson Piedad Cordoba informed, that after recent days negotiations in Havana, Cuba, the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia –  Peoples´ Army has prepared the protocols for the release … Continue reading

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FARC requests Presence of Guerilla Leader serving 60 Years Sentence in USA as Catalyst for Peace Talks

FARC requests Presence of Guerilla Leader serving 60 Years Sentence in USA as Catalyst for Peace Talks Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) After a 24 hours break in the peace talks between the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Columbia Peoples´ Army (FARC-EP) and … Continue reading

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Venezuela´s Primera Justicia Party may face Justice on alleged Corruption

Venezuela´s Primera Justicia Party may face Justice on alleged Corruption Christof Lehmann (nsnbc)  The Venezuelan right wing party Primero Justicia (Justice First) may be facing Justice due to allegations about and evidence for substantial corruption by some of its leading members. Earlier this week the President of the National Assembly, Diosdado … Continue reading

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FARC and Colombian Government Optimistic about Peace Talks.

FARC and Colombian Government Optimistic about Peace Talks. Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) – After the breakdown of negotiations between the FARC and the Colombian government in Havana, Cuba in January, both have recently expressed optimism about renewed peace talks. Although the … Continue reading

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