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Peru judge postpones decision on jailing Keiko Fujimori

World / Crime & Legal Oct 22, 2018

Peru judge postpones decision on jailing Keiko Fujimori

A Peruvian court postponed Sunday a ruling on a prosecutor's demand to put opposition leader Keiko Fujimori in preventive detention for 36 months, which she called a conspiracy to "bury" her presidential hopes. Anti-corruption prosecutor Jose Domingo Perez had asked the court to hold Fujimori ...

Venezuela urged to accept migration crisis humanitarian aid

World / Social Issues Sep 5, 2018

Venezuela urged to accept migration crisis humanitarian aid

A group of Latin American countries signed a resolution on Tuesday urging Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro to accept humanitarian aid to "alleviate" the country's migration crisis. Hundreds of thousands of people have fled an economic collapse in Venezuela that has resulted in food and medicine ...

Brazil sends army to border as Venezuelans flee crisis at home

World Aug 29, 2018

Brazil sends army to border as Venezuelans flee crisis at home

Brazil said it was sending armed forces to keep order near the Venezuelan border area, while Peru declared a health emergency, as a regional crisis sparked by thousands of Venezuelans fleeing economic collapse escalated Tuesday. In Brazil, where residents rioted and attacked Venezuelan immigrants in ...