Nicaragua’s Ortega frees, expels political prisoners to US

Nicaraguan opposition leader Felix Maradiaga is reunited with his wife Berta Valle and daughter Alejandra, in Chantilly, Virginia on Feb 9, 2023. (PHOTO / AP) MANAGUA/WASHINGTON – More than 200 Nicaraguan political prisoners were freed and flown to the United States on Thursday, nearly all of them prominent government critics jailed in President Daniel Ortega's […]

Lula to purge Bolsonaro loyalists from security after rampage

Federal Interventor Ricardo Cappelli (center) inspects military troops as they wait for a protest announced by supporters of former President Jair Bolsonaro, in Brasilia, Brazil, on Jan 11, 2023. (GUSTAVO MORENO / AP) BRASILIA – Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva said on Thursday that security force members were complicit in letting an anti-government […]

Classified documents from Biden’s vice-presidency found at think tank

US President Joe Biden speaks about his student debt relief plan at Central New Mexico Community College, Nov 3, 2022, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. (PATRICK SEMANSKY / AP) WASHINGTON – Classified documents from Joe Biden's vice-presidential days were discovered in November by the US president's personal attorneys at a Washington think tank, a White House […]