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After 3 years under Guaidó’s control, Colombia returns state-owned petrochemical company to Venezuela

Colombian government ratifies Caracas-appointed board; decision ends Guaidó’s control over company

Sanctions won’t stop Latin American leaders from dialoguing with US workers

Leaders from Cuba and Venezuela will speak at an event organized by social justice activists, held parallel to the United Nations General Assembly in New York City

Cuban Vaccine to be produced in Italy in attempt to solve WHO prequalification hurdle

Cuba–Italy collaboration on COVID-19 moves forward as memorandum for production of vaccines is signed between Finlay Institute of Vaccines and Italian biotech company

1 year after Taliban takeover, the US still hasn’t given Afghanistan’s money back

In 2021, the US froze $7 billion in Afghanistan’s reserves after the Taliban seized control, precipitating the “world’s largest humanitarian crisis”

Sanctions fuel the fire at Cuba’s Matanzas oil storage

The US blockade of Cuba fuels the fire that rages on in the country, despite denials by authorities in the United States.

Russia-Ukraine Conflict Ukraine war is losing its sparkle. Where’s the lady with the lamp?

Searching for the needle in a haystack is exciting, as there could be sudden surprises. There are growing signs that the diplomatic front on Ukraine conflict is livening up

Russia-Ukraine Conflict A pivotal moment in eastern Ukraine

The Russian forces are now almost in total control over the Luhansk region. However, peace is a long way off — several months away, perhaps

The US unilateral sanctions against Russia will produce a global food disaster

As the US and the G7 deny the negative effect of sanctions against Russia, they damage the world’s capability of avoiding a global food disaster

Is this the end of the French project in Africa’s Sahel?

Mali recently announced that it would no longer be part of the G5 Sahel. From the beginning, it was clear that the formation of the G5 Sahel was encouraged by France, and that the real focus was to be security.

Nearly 193 million people faced food insecurity in 2021, says UN report  

Wars and conflicts were directly responsible for the food insecurity faced by more than two-third (139 million) of the total affected population in 2021, claimed the Global Report on Food Crisis released on Wednesday  

The long road for justice for coup victims in Bolivia

The same right-wing officials who inflicted torture and sexual assault upon the Bolivian people now call for sanctions against the MAS government

Will Japan and Russia tensions over contested Pacific Islands spill over into war?

A leaked version of Japan’s yearly text on its foreign policy suggests that its government is taking a tougher stance on its long-standing conflict with Russia