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Venezuelan official Jorge Rodriguez signs an agreement requiring candidates to respect the results of the upcoming presidential election in May.  Photo: Reuters
Venezuelan elections delayed; candidates sign agreement to respect results

Caracas, March 1 (RHC)-- In Venezuela, candidates for the upcoming presidential elections have agreed to delay the elections until the second half of May, but a... More

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Human rights organization warns Donald Trump leads “hate-filled rhetoric” in 2017

Washington, March 1 (RHC)-- Amnesty International has released its annual Human Rights Report, warning that President Donald Trump set a tone of “hate-filled ... More

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Nearly 17,000 Salvadorans participate in TPS status renewal

San Salvador, March 1 (RHC)-- Nearly 17,000 Salvadorans are waiting anxiously after completing thousands of applications for renewal of the United States Tempor... More

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Leprosy remains prevalent in 24 Latin America countries

Bogota, March 1 (RHC)-- Leprosy continues to plague 24 out of 35 countries in Latin America with Health Ministries registering an average of 27,000 new cases ye... More

Hong Kong authorities confiscate illegal ivory cargo.  Photo: Press TV
Hong Kong votes to ban ivory sales, in major animal rights victory

Hong Kong, March 1 (RHC)-- In Hong Kong, lawmakers have voted to ban the sale of ivory -- a move hailed by animal rights campaigners as a major step toward prot... More

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Half of Iraq and Afghanistan war vets in U.S. not receiving mental healthcare

Washington, March 1 (RHC)-- A new study finds roughly half of all U.S. veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan need mental healthcare -- but aren’t getti... More

Paul Manafort, former campaign manager for Donald Trump, exits the E. Barrett Prettyman Federal Courthouse, February 28, 2018 in Washington, DC.  Photo: AFP
Ex-Trump campaign manager Manafort pleads not guilty in Russia probe

Washington, March 1 (RHC)-- U.S. President Donald Trump's former election campaign chairman Paul Manafort has plead not guilty to new charges he acted as an unr... More

 Hope Hicks announced she plans to step down.  Photo: AP
White House Communications Director Hope Hicks to Step Down

Washington, March 1 (RHC)-- In the United States, White House Communications Director Hope Hicks said Wednesday she’ll step down in the coming weeks.... More

Protesters try to pass a police blockade, guarding the entrance of a public notary's office in Athens on February 28, 2018.  Photo: AP
Greek protesters scuffle with police over property auctions

Athens, March 1 (RHC)-- Greek protesters scuffled with police outside a notary office in Athens where electronic auctions of foreclosed properties were expected... More

UN Experts: Guantanamo detention of Ammar al Baluchi breaches human rights law

Geneva, March 1 (RHC)-- The U.N. Working Group on Arbitrary Detention said on Wednesday that a Pakistani man held at the U.S.-run Guantanamo Bay detention facil... More

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