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Luis Fonsi Does Not Approve Nicolas Maduro Despacito Version

Luis Fonsi does not approve of his song being used as propaganda by the Venezuelan government. Nicolas Maduro released his own version of “Despacito” to win votes for his side in an upcoming election. Fonsi has released a statement denying any ties to this latest version of the track and showing his discontent. The statement […]

Nicolas Maduro Releases Own Version of Despacito For Propaganda

Nicolas Maduro has his own version of “Despacito” now. The Venezuelan leader has released the track with the lyrics changed – all part of a campaign for his regime. Erika Ender, co-author of the song, does not approve of the Maduro’s use of it. She says the government has done too much harm to Venezuelan […]

Brazil Ex-President Lula Convicted of Corruption

Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, Brazil’s former President, was found guilty of corruption and money laundering charges. Brazilian Federal Judge Sergio Moro sentenced Lula da Silva to nine-and-a-half years in jail. He will remain free during his appeal, and faces corruption, obstruction of justice and money laundering charges in four other court cases. The sentencing […]

Peru President Tells Trump He Prefers Bridges to Walls

Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has taken a strong stand against Donald Trump. The first Latin American president to visit Trump at the White House told the U.S. leader he prefers “bridges to walls,” sending him a rebuke of his controversial proposal to build a wall along the border with Mexico. The Peruvian president, a […]

CNN en Español Kicked Off Air in Venezuela

The Venezuelan government Wednesday ordered cable providers to take CNN en Español off the air, days after CNN aired an investigation into the alleged fraudulent issuing of Venezuelan passports and visas. Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez accused CNN of performing what she defined as an “imperialistic media operation” against her country in last week’s broadcast of […]