New York, November 30 (RHC)-- In New York City, opening statements have been made in the federal sex trafficking trial of Ghislaine Maxwell — the British socialite who is accused of luring economically disadvantaged girls to be sexually abused by convicted predator and sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein. ... More

Albuquerque, November 30 (RHC)-- U.S. immigrant justice advocates are denouncing brutal and dangerous conditions faced by Haitian asylum seekers currently imprisoned at the Torrance County Detention Facility in Estancia, New Mexico. ... More

Lima, November 30 (RHC)-- The president of Peru, Pedro Castillo, has denied any participation in acts of corruption and affirmed that any person of his confidence who takes advantage of any position must be investigated and sanctioned.... More

Vienna, November 30 (RHC)-- People repeatedly snubbing COVID-19 vaccination summons in Austria after immunization becomes compulsory there might face fines of up to $8,100 or several weeks behind bars, according to a draft that was leaked to the media.... More

Paris, November 30 (RHC)-- France is sending additional security forces to the French Caribbean island of Guadeloupe, as the country’s minister responsible for overseas territories met with union leaders to try to defuse days of unrest over COVID-19 restrictions.... More

Caracas, November 30 (RHC)-- The Venezuelan Minister of Foreign Affairs, Félix Plasencia, denounced the government of President Iván Duque for aggravated swindling of the international community, by using Venezuelan migrants in Colombian territory to receive large sums of money for alleged assistance to the migrant population.... More

Vienna, November 30 (RHC)-- Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian says the main goal pursued in the new round of talks between Iran and the remaining members of the 2015 nuclear deal is removal of all sanctions imposed on Tehran, adding that the Islamic Republic will not accept any requests beyond the scope of the deal.... More

Gaza City, November 30 (RHC)-- Prisoners’ rights activists and families of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli prisons have held a sit-in inside the office of the International Committee of the Red Cross in Gaza.... More

Tel Aviv, November 30 (RHC)-- Israeli authorities have given the green light to demolition of 58 Palestinian homes in the Silwan neighborhood of occupied East al-Quds to make way for enlarging a national park in the area, as Tel Aviv continues with its illegal settlement expansion activities and land grab policies across the Palestinian territories despite international outcry.... More

Niamey, November 30 (RHC)-- In Nigeria, residents of the Niger delta say another massive oil spill is poisoning their land and water and threatening their livelihoods... More

Washington, November 30 (RHC)-- The Joe Biden administration is sending medical teams to Michigan, which is at the forefront of the latest U.S. surge, accounting for around one-in-10 new cases. ... More

La Paz, November 30 (RHC)-- Thousands of Bolivians who traveled through various areas of the nation arrived Monday in La Paz, on the day called "March for the Homeland" and demanded respect for democracy and the government headed by President Luis Arce.... More

Bridgetown, November 30 (RHC)-- Barbados is cutting ties with the British monarchy to become the world's youngest republic as its current representative, Governor General Sandra Mason, replaces Queen Elizabeth II as head of state after 55 years of reign.... More

Tegucigalpa, November 29 (RHC)-- The president of the National Electoral Council (CNE) of Honduras, Kelvin Fabricio Aguirre, described Election Day on Sunday as successful -- where citizens elected their new president, deputies and municipal authorities.... More

Tegucigalpa, November 29 (RHC)-- Former Honduran first lady and leftist opposition candidate Xiomara Castro appears set to become the country’s first female president, a result that would put the left back in power 12 years after her husband was overthrown in a coup.... More