Colombia quickly becoming a global leader in medical marijuana

PALM BEACH, USA — With the global community quickly embracing the medical attributes of medical marijuana, most notably in Latin America, coupled with millions of patients worldwide, marijuana companies are quickly gaining international exposure to realize higher valuations. Colombia, for example, could become one of the largest global export leaders in medical marijuana following legislation […]

Venezuelans boycott their presidential election

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela’s May 20 presidential election may be an election in name only. Nicolás Maduro is widely expected to be reelected as Venezuela’s president despite his 20 percent approval rating and profound mismanagement of the country’s humanitarian and economic crisis. Maduro’s strongest competitor is Henri Falcón, a former state governor once associated with the Venezuelan opposition. But […]

Angry families demand facts on deadly Venezuela jail riot

VALENCIA, Venezuela (AP) — Distraught families are clamoring for information about detained relatives following a fire that Venezuela’s chief prosecutor says killed 68 people when it swept through the cells of the state police station. Angry relatives fought with police outside the facility Wednesday after being unable to get any information on casualties from Wednesday’s […]