July 23, 2014
Latin America >
Venezuelan soldiers and officials began moving hundreds of families out of the "Tower of David," a half-built 45-story skyscraper that dominates the Caracas skyline, thought to be the world's tallest slum.
Chinese President Xi Jinping begins a two day visit to Cuba, the last stop of a regional tour that took him to Brazil for the BRICS Summit, Argentina and Venezuela. At his arrival in Havana, Jingping pledged “friendly, mutually beneficial cooperation between the two countries”.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos opened a new session of Congress today, calling on lawmakers to back government efforts to strike a peace deal with Marxist rebels to end 50 years of war.