MPs debated a possible shift in the coalition’s policy on drugs in the House of Commons on Thursday. It came as two Home Office reports suggest penalties for drug possession do not reduce the number of users.
Dilma Rousseff’s securing her job as Brazil’s president on Sunday for a second time mean she joins a select band of female leaders who have been re-elected to serve their countries. Take a look at six women whom the public could just not get enough of.
Dilma Rousseff's second mandate will be challenging as Brazilian economy is bad and there is a lot of discontent among the population over corruption and uncertainty about the future, contributor to Bloomberg View Mac Margolis told RT.
Uruguay will have a second round of the presidential election after the ruling coalition’s candidate and former President Tabaré Vazquez fell short of securing the outright majority needed to avoid the run-off, according to exit polls.
Transnational corporations have abused their privileges leading to “an unprecedented level of social and environmental injustice,” said Ecuador’s FM Ricardo Patino in his article calling on all nations to hold such companies accountable for their actions:
Presidential candidate Luis Lacalle Pou has told Reuters he plans to halt Uruguay’s world-leading reform to regulate the sale of marijuana, just four days ahead of what is likely to be one of the closest elections in the country’s history.
About a year ago everyone expected an easy ride for President Dilma Rousseff in her reelection campaign. Now, in the final week of Brazil’s election season, she is technically tied with opposition’s Aécio Neves.
Early cancer detection can save millions of lives but current diagnostic methods remain costly and invasive. However, a new startup is developing a device which could detect dozens of cancers with a single blood test.
RT Spanish started broadcasting in Argentina on Thursday, which makes it the first foreign TV channel on national television in the Latin America country. It will be available for over 80% of the country’s 42 mln population.