Caracas, May 23 (RHC) -- The “Street Government” implemented by Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro arrives today in the states of Bolívar and Anzoátegui.
Quito, May 23 (RHC) -- The Mariscal Sucre International Airport in Quito was decked out Thursday for the arrival of at least 12 heads of state, one prince, five vice presidents and 10 foreign ministers for the inauguration ceremony of President Rafael Correa, tomorrow, May 24th.
Tokyo, May 23 (RHC)-- Japan's stock market fell by about 7% on Thursday -- the steepest decline since the tsunami and subsequent nuclear disaster of March 2011. According to reports from Tokyo, the market is still up by more than 30% since the start of the year -- so while today's sudden drop raised eyebrows, many say they aren't too worried, yet.
Stockholm, May 23 (RHC)-- A fourth night of unprecedented riots in Stockholm, the Swedish capital, has seen unrest spread, with a restaurant and at least 40 cars set on fire. According to police reports, three officers were injured as rioters threw stones and directed laser pointers at emergency services.
La Paz, May 23 (RHC) -- Bolivian social organizations staged a massively-attended rally Thursday, in the Villaroel Plaza, in La Paz, in support of President Evo Morales. TeleSUR correspondent to the Andean country said the demonstration was attended by people from various regions of the country.
Buenos Aires, May 23 (RHC) -- Argentinean President Cristina Fernandez has announced increases in family allowances, which will benefit more than three million children and more than one million homes in one of the variants of the project.
Caracas, May 23 (RHC) -- Venezuela will host the Ministerial Meeting of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) on the Social Development and Poverty Eradication sector, set to be held in July.
Ottawa, May 23 (RHC-PL) -- Canadian intellectuals gave a lecture Thursday at the University of Ottawa on the legacy of late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez for his country, Latin America and the Caribbean.
Caracas, May 23 (RHC) -- Venezuelan Minister of Trade Alexander Fleming said steps are being taken to turn Venezuela into a leading exporter in the medium term.
Washington, May 23 (RHC)-- The Barack Obama administration has formally acknowledged U.S. drone strikes killed four U.S. citizens in Yemen and Pakistan.