Macron awaiting clarifications from Burkina Faso president on troops

French President French President Emmanuel Macron delivers a speech at the Camp des Milles memorial site in Aix-en-Provence, southern France, Dec 5, 2022. (CHRISTOPHE SIMON / POOL VIA AP) PARIS – French President Emmanuel Macron said on Sunday he was awaiting clarifications from Burkina Faso's transitional President Ibrahim Traore about reported demands for the departure […]

Brazil and Argentina to discuss common currency

This handout picture released by the Argentinian Foreign Ministry shows Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva (center), accompanied by his wife Rosangela "Janja" da Silva (left) and Argentine Foreign Minister Santiago Cafiero (right), during his arrival to the Jorge Newbery Aeroparque Military Air Station in Buenos Aires, on Jan 22, 2023. (IRINA DAMBRAUSKAS / […]

Colombian govt, guerrilla group to resume peace talks next month

Colombia's National Liberation Army (ELN) guerrilla commander Pablo Beltran (left) and Colombian government delegation member Otty Patino (right) listen to the reading of a document after a meeting within the framework of the peace talks at "La Casona Cultural Aquiles Nazoa" complex in Caracas on January 21, 2023. (YURI CORTEZ / AFP) CARACAS – The […]

Over 60 women, children freed in Burkina Faso after kidnapping

Burkina Faso army officers patrol near a French armored vehicle parked in Kaya, capital of Burkina Faso's north-central region on Nov 20, 2021. (OLYMPIA DE MAISMONT / AFP) OUAGADOUGOU – Sixty-six women and children kidnapped by armed assailants in northern Burkina Faso last week have been freed, national broadcaster Radiodiffusion Télévision du Burkina (RTP) said […]

Brazil defense minister: Military not directly involved in Brasilia riots

File photo of Brazilian future Defense Minister Jose Mucio. (EVARISTO SA / AFP) BRASILIA – Brazil Minister of Defense Jose Mucio said on Friday that the country's armed forces were not directly involved in the riots by supporters of far-right former President Jair Bolsonaro who stormed government buildings calling for a coup. President Luiz Inacio […]