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Ecuador, Peru Tighten Entry Requirements for Venezuelans

agosto 18, 2018

QUITO/LIMA  .- Venezuelans entering Ecuador and Peru will soon be required to show their passports, rather than national identity cards, the Ecuadorean government and Peruvian official sources said Thursday, amid concerns over an influx of economic migrants. Ecuador and Peru have hitherto allowed Venezuelans to enter using national ID cards, providing desperate Venezuelans with an easier […]

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Former UN Leader Kofi Annan Dead at 80

agosto 18, 2018

GENEVA  .- Kofi Annan, the former secretary-general of the United Nations has died. He was 80 years old. Annan’s family and his foundation announced on Twitter that he “passed away peacefully,” Saturday after a short illness. The announcement on Twitter described Annan as a “global statesman and a deeply committed internationalist who fought throughout his life […]

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UN Issues Urgent Call for Curbs on Use of Plastic

junio 7, 2018

Marking World Environment Day, the United Nations on Tuesday named plastic one of the biggest environmental threats facing the world. The report, Single-Use Plastics: A Roadmap for Sustainability, said while government regulation on the use of plastic has made some impact on reducing waste, it is not enough, and more urgent action is needed. “Our world […]

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More Than 60 Dead in Guatemala Following Volcanic Explosion

junio 5, 2018

Rescue workers pulled at least 10 people alive from ash and mud flows around Guatemala’s Volcan de Fuego on Monday. The country’s national disaster agency reported at least 62 people have died since the volcano exploded Sunday. Officials say the number is expected to rise. Volcan de Fuego means Volcano of Fire in English. It is one […]

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