The Americas ReportJune 05, 2008Highlighted Story -
"The OAS General Assembly in Medellin, Colombia - Much Discussion, Little Resolution." Main News -
Venezuela, US clash at OAS General Assembly. OAS is to check FARC computers.Download Report ( pdf - 284 kb)
Bolivia's autonomy referendums signal rightist backlash.
UN Elects Ex-Sandinista as Assembly President.
Spanish court to investigate relations between ETA and FARC.
Argentina Farm Strike Extended.
Arrest warrant for ex-PDVSA (Venezuela) oil chief. Venezuelan government arms expenditure on the rise. RWB asks the government to clarify death of newspaper senior official. Chávez oil fails to stem Nicaragua crisis. US takes Venezuela out of the blacklist of human trafficking. Chavez Takes Control of Venezuelan Intelligence Agencies.
Negroponte: FARC could have sought sanctuary in Venezuela.
Chilean truckers strike 48 hours to demand fuel relief.
Mexico drug violence intensifies.
Peru's Shining Path terrorists on the rise again.