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Ecuador Declares War to Criminal Gangs after Public TV Station Attack

Ecuador's President, Daniel Noboa, declared war on armed criminal gangs following a recent attack on the state-owned television network TC Televisión and the escape of mob boss Fito. Causes for the Declaration The emergency follows the disappearance of notorious gangster Adolfo...

Greeks of Puerto Rico: A Small But Vibrant Community in the Caribbean

The Greek diaspora can be found thriving across the world. Indeed, the Greeks of Puerto Rico have established a small but high-spirited community on the Caribbean island. With its warm tropical climate and friendly island culture, Puerto Rico, despite being...

The First President of Argentina Was Greek

Few people know today that the first president of the unified Republic of Argentina was of Greek descent. Bartolome Mitre Martinez was born on June 26, 1821 in Buenos Aires to a Greek family whose last name was originally...

The Greek Sailor From Hydra Who Became War Hero in Argentina

A Greek sailor from Hydra named Nicholas Kolmaniatis, who would be known most of his life as Nicholas Jorge, became a war hero in Argentina in the 19th century. As a Hydriot, I had been raised on a pantheon of...

China, the Big Investor in Latin America

China’s presence in Latin America is growing with a new focus on Chinese investments in Colombia. How Chinese investments in Latin America compare with U.S. investments in the region. The U.S. response to this new dynamic. By Josep Freixes Latin...

World Cup 2030 to Be Hosted in Spain, Portugal, Morocco, South America

In a groundbreaking move, FIFA announced on Wednesday that the World Cup 2030, an event of immense global significance, will be held in six countries across three continents. Spain, Portugal, and Morocco have been named as the co-hosts, with the opening three...

Half a Ton of Cocaine Labelled with Nazi Swastikas Seized in Greece

585 kilograms of cocaine from Latin America was seized by police in Thessaloniki, Greece and seven people suspected of being members of a criminal gang were arrested. The alleged ringleader of the gang, which had been under police surveillance, is...

3,000-Year-Old Priest’s Tomb Discovered in Peru

Archaeologists in Peru have found an ancient tomb they believe may have belonged to an elite religious leader, the “Priest of Pacopampa." The Ministry of Culture of Peru announced that the 3,000-year old tomb was found in the north of...

Lula Wins Brazil Presidential Election; Ousts Bolsonaro

Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva ousted President Jair Bolsonaro by winning a second election round in Brazil that many have described as a political thriller up to the last minute. Left-wing da Silva has stunningly gone from prisoner to president-elect...