A ‘nationalist’ White House resumes U.S. global leadership, including Latin America

A ‘nationalist’ White House resumes U.S. global leadership, including Latin America

Special to WorldTribune.com By Sol W. Sanders After eight years of the Obama Administration’s whining, false modesty and general incompetence, President Donald K. Trump has backed into the U.S.’ logical if not inevitable role as world leader. [Aspirations for United Nations assumption of that responsibility are at best disappointing.] It is ironic, to say the […]

Brazil’s new leader declares war on ‘fake news’ media; Palestinians to lobby against embassy move

Brazil’s new leader declares war on ‘fake news’ media; Palestinians to lobby against embassy move

by WorldTribune Staff, November 6, 2018 President-elect Jair Bolsonaro vowed that the Brazilian government will no longer advertise with media outlets which spread “fake news.” During the campaign, Bolsonaro posted almost daily criticisms of Brazil’s press on social media. Asked in a TV interview last week if he would respect press freedom even for the […]

Bolsonaro says he’ll move Brazil’s embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

Bolsonaro says he’ll move Brazil’s embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

by WorldTribune Staff, November 2, 2018 Brazil will relocate its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, President-elect Jair Bolsonaro said on Nov. 1. “As previously stated during our campaign, we intend to transfer the Brazilian Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Israel is a sovereign state and we shall duly respect that,” Bolsonaro […]

‘Go to Cuba’: Fans of Brazil’s new leader offer advice to socialists’ sore losers

‘Go to Cuba’: Fans of Brazil’s new leader offer advice to socialists’ sore losers

by WorldTribune Staff, October 30, 2018 Amid threats of resistance from the Left, Brazilians supporters of President-elect Jair Bolsonaro have a message for those who prefer a socialist government: Love Brazil or leave it … for Cuba. On Oct. 28, Bolsonaro, a 63-year-old former army captain, defeated socialist candidate Fernando Haddad with around 55 percent […]

Revolution: ‘Trump of the Tropics’ wins in Brazil: Opponent vows resistance

Revolution: ‘Trump of the Tropics’ wins in Brazil: Opponent vows resistance

by WorldTribune Staff, October 29, 2018 Conservative candidate Jair Bolsonaro – who survived an assassination attempt and was slammed for what critics called racist, homophobic, and sexist comments – was elected president of Brazil on Oct. 28. “We cannot continue flirting with socialism, communism, populism and the extremism of the Left,” Bolsonaro said in his […]

Venezuela’s neighbors convene summit, Brazil deploys army to border

Venezuela’s neighbors convene summit, Brazil deploys army to border

by WorldTribune Staff, August 29, 2018 Brazil’s president on Aug. 28 signed a decree to deploy the nation’s armed forces to its border with Venezeula. President Michel Temer ordered the troops to the border state of Roraima, where thousands of Venezuelans have been pouring into Brazil to escape the economic collapse in socialist Venezuela. Temer […]

Neighboring nations shore up their borders as Venezuelans flee socialist nightmare

Neighboring nations shore up their borders as Venezuelans flee socialist nightmare

by WorldTribune Staff, August 21, 2018 Brazil, Peru and Ecuador are taking new measures to curtail the flow of migrants fleeing to their borders from socialist Venezuela. The situation at Brazil’s border has become so chaotic that the Brazilian state of Roraima has asked the government to halt Venezuelan immigration completely, Reuters reported on Aug. 20. […]

Brazil closes border against massive influx of Venezuelan immigrants

Brazil closes border against massive influx of Venezuelan immigrants

by WorldTribune Staff, August 7, 2018 The border crossing from Venezuela to Brazil has been ordered closed by a Brazilian judge. Federal judge Helder Barreto on Aug. 5 ordered the border closed until the frontier state of Roraima can create “humanitarian” conditions to receive the massive influx of those fleeing Venezuela, Reuters reported. The border […]

Who’s who: Vote tally on UN resolution slamming U.S. on Jerusalem

Who’s who: Vote tally on UN resolution slamming U.S. on Jerusalem

Special to WorldTribune , December 21, 2017 Yes: 128 No: 9 Abstain: 35 Y  AFGHANISTAN Y  DOMINICA Y  LITHUANIA SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE Y  ALBANIA A  DOMINICAN REPUBLIC Y  LUXEMBOURG Y  SAUDI ARABIA Y  ALGERIA Y  ECUADOR Y  MADAGASCAR Y  SENEGAL Y  ANDORRA Y  EGYPT A  MALAWI Y  SERBIA Y  ANGOLA EL SALVADOR Y  MALAYSIA […]

Pyongyang calls on Latin American nations to reject U.S. call for severing ties

Pyongyang calls on Latin American nations to reject U.S. call for severing ties

by WorldTribune Staff, August 21, 2017 Latin American nations should not fall prey to the U.S.’s “coercive behavior” and should reject calls for them to sever relations with North Korea, a spokesperson for the North’s Foreign Ministry said. Pyongyang said U.S. Vice President Mike Pence’s move to openly press Chile, Brazil, Mexico and Peru to […]