Latin American Leaders React to Argentina Election Result

[ad_1] (Reuters) – The following are reactions from current and former Latin American presidents to the election of libertarian economist Javier Milei in Argentina’s presidential runoff on Sunday. ARGENTINE PRESIDENT ALBERTO FERNANDEZ “I am a man of democracy, and I value nothing more than the popular verdict. I trust that tomorrow we can start working … Read more

Shakira Stands Trial in Spain for Alleged Tax Fraud

[ad_1] BARCELONA (Reuters) – Shakira is to stand trial in Barcelona on Monday to face charges that she failed to pay 14.5 million euros ($15.74 million) in Spanish income tax between 2012 and 2014. The ‘Hips Don’t Lie’ Colombian megastar, who also has a second tax fraud investigation pending with Spanish authorities, has vowed to … Read more

Colombia’s Petro Says He Proposed U.S. Pay Bonuses to Venezuelan Migrants

[ad_1] CARACAS (Reuters) – Colombian President Gustavo Petro, visiting Venezuela on Saturday, said he had proposed to the United States that it pay an “economic stabilization” bonus to Venezuelan migrants who stop in Colombia en route to the U.S. “We must reach an agreement with the United States on migration,” Petro said alongside Venezuelan President … Read more