Venezuela’s president is so sure the U.S. is ramping up for war with his country that he’s ordering diplomats out of Caracas and giving himself unprecedented, uncheckable power.
Romina Ruiz-Goiriena is The Daily Beast’s Central America and Caribbean contributor based in Miami. She is a print, television, and web reporter who has worked in Paris, Cuba, and Israel for France24, El Mundo, and Haaretz. Most recently, she worked for CNN out of Guatemala and The Associated Press, where she reported on key regional issues such as migration and drug trafficking.
Paris Hilton is in Havana, touring her family’s digs from before Castro took over. So naturally she took a selfie with el Comandante’s son.
The arrest of the mayor of Caracas and the killing of a 14-year-old boy in San Cristóbal show just how desperate President Maduro and his circle have become.
Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa has been publicly shaming teenage critics of him in his weekly addresses. John Oliver made fun of him for it this week, and Correa is not happy.
Investigators found the draft of an arrest warrant for Argentine President Cristina de Kirchner in Alberto Nisman’s trash after his mysterious death.
The mysterious “suicide” of a crusading prosecutor investigating the alleged Iranian bombing of a Jewish center 20 years ago continues to amaze and appall the Argentines.
The ability to offend is a French cultural staple. But will France also be able to embrace difference and find common ground in the wake of the attacks?
It’s not communism that’s the problem in Cuba, it’s the Castro brothers’ winking at corruption.