Social Movements in Brazil Mark the International Day of Campesino Struggle
FTS News Bits | April 17th is the International Day of Campesino Struggle. Social movements around the world are marking the occasion with protests and other acitivities. A demonstration in Sao Paulo is one of ...
Supporters of Peru's Former President in Shock After His Suicide
FTS News Bits | Supporters of the former Peruvian president Alan Garcia have been expressing shock at his suicide. People gathered outside a Lima hospital where Garcia was taken for emergency surgery after he shot ...
Ebola Outbreak Kills 800 People In DR Congo
FTS News Bits | More than 800 people have died due to the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo. However the World Health Organisation decided not to declare it a global health emergency. ...
Baby Dies In Attack Against Former FARC Member
FTS News Bits | A seven month old baby was killed in the department of La Guajira, in Colombia, after an attack against his father, a former FARC member. Our correspondent @manueljteleSUR has the details ...
Mike Pompeo Starts Latin American Tour In Chile
FTS News Bits | US secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, has begun his tour around Latin America with a visit to Chile. Our correspondent Thiare Valenzuela tells us more about Pompeo's first day in capital ...
Argentina Refused To Allow A Flight For The 'Return to the Homeland' Plan
FTS News Bits | Venezuela's foreign minister Jorge Arreaza has denounced that the government in Argentina did not allow a flight part of the return to the homeland plan to operate. Our correspondent Edgardo Esteban ...
Ecuador's Foreign Minister Explains Reasons Behing Govt's Decision
FTS News Bits: Ecuador's Foreign Minister Jose Valencia has appeared in the National Assembly to explain the reasons for revoking Assange's asylum. Our correspondent, Denisse Herrera has the latest.
Peru's Former President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski Is Detained
FTS News Bits | Police officers have raided the house of Peru's former president Pedro Pablo Kuczynski after he was detained. A judge initially ordered that Kuczynski be detained for 10 days in connection with ...
South Africa's Embassy in Israel Downgraded to Liaison Office
FTS News Bits: The South African government has downgraded the level of its embassy in Tel Aviv, Israel, which will now hold a 'liaison office' status. This was an act of solidarity with the Palestinian ...
Tensions in Libya Continues to Escalate as Airport is Hit
FTS News Bits: The United Nations has called for a temporary humanitarian truce between Libya's warring parties to allow emergency services to reach the wounded and help civilians to move out of the conflict zones. ...