Thousands of people gathered Wednesday evening at Medellin’s Atanasio Girardot stadium to pay tribute to Brazil’s Chapecoense soccer team, most of whom were killed when their chartered plane crashed earlier in the week while flying to this northwestern Colombian city for a match.
The highly-regarded US attorney in New York State’s southern district, Preet Bharara, said Wednesday that he has agreed to President-elect Donald Trump’s request that he remain in the post.
Friendship, social gatherings, pleasure and enjoyment are some of the words and phrases Argentines connect with “mate,” a drink that is celebrating its national day on Wednesday and which is now being shared via the social networks.
Real Madrid has cruised into the round of 16 of Spain’s Copa del Rey tournament, wrapping up a 13-2 victory on aggregate over third-division club Cultural Leonesa with an easy 6-1 second-leg win on Wednesday.
The Colombian government delegation to the dialogue with the National Liberation Army (ELN) guerrillas announced Wednesday that the talks to launch the actual negotiations will resume in January.
Democratic congressmen on Wednesday reelected Nancy Pelosi House minority leader, sources close to the lawmaker told EFE.
Havana, Nov 30 (efe_epa).- The President of Cuba on Tuesday paid tribute to his deceased brother Fidel with a speech recounting all the historical milestones that they lived through together in the iconic Revolution Square in the Cuban capital, from agrarian reform to the death of Ernesto “Che” Guevara and the dramatic “special period”.
Bogota, Nov 30 (efe_epa).- The Colombian Senate around Tuesday midnight ratified the peace agreement between the government and the armed rebel group FARC.
Havana, Nov 29 (efe_epa).- The massive commemoration in Havana’s Revolution Square to bid farewell to the late Cuban leader Fidel Castro began on Tuesday with the Cuban national anthem at 19.00 local time (00.00 GMT), with the place crowded with tens of thousands of people.
New York, USA, Nov 29 (efe_epa).- US President-elect Donald Trump on Tuesday announced two key appointments for his upcoming administration, but the position of Secretary of State remains unknown, amid speculation Mitt Romney will take that position.
President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team confirmed on Tuesday that he has selected Elaine Chao to head the Transportation Department under his administration.
Thousands of people gathered here Tuesday outside Brazil’s Congress to protest against the austerity plan of President Michel Temer and against what they see as attempts to shield corrupt politicians.
Sad but defiant, thousands of people, mostly from Havana but many from other towns in Cuba plus a number of foreigners, flocked Tuesday to the Plaza de la Revolucion to pay their last respects to Fidel Castro before his ashes are taken Wednesday to Santiago de Cuba.
San Juan, Nov 29 (EFEUSA).- Puerto Ricans Cindy and Amanda Serrano could become the first pair of sisters to be world boxing champions at the same time on Dec. 10, if Cindy can defeat Colombia’s Calixta Silgado in their bout for the 126-pound World Boxing Organization world title.