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Today in Latin American history, Spain became a democracy after 40 years of dictatorship in 1978. Following the Spanish constitution's approval in a national referendum, King Juan Carlos ratified Spain's first democratic constitution in nearly five decades. continue reading »
The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) salutes the recovery of the identity of Pablo Javier Gaona Miranda, 34 years old, son of Ricardo Gaona Paiva and María Rosa Miranda, who were kidnapped by the military dictatorship in Argentina and continue to be disappeared until this date. continue reading »
Hugo said he was free of cancer cells, and that the illness would not mar his 2012 campaign. continue reading »
An autopsy has revealed the Chilean president died of two shots fired from an assault rifle, held between his legs. continue reading »
A sheepish Venezuelan congress shepherded by President Hugo Chavez and his cronies passed a new law banning foreign funding for political parties and non-government organizations (NGO’s), this, in addition to a series of measures that opposing parties say, aim to smother dissidents, by limiting or cutting their financing. continue reading »