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Japanese Govt Intervention Fails to Stop Mass Dragon Ball Super Piracy

On Saturday night, fans of Dragon Ball Super gathered in their tens of thousands across South America to watch public screenings of the penultimate episode of the hit series. Despite being organized by local governments, every screening was unlicensed and completely illegal. Not even personal interv

TORRENTFREAK - 2018-03-19 10:33:49

The myths of socialism

It is revealing to read so many news reports about the collapse of Venezuela that go out of their way to avoid mentioning its primary cause--the socialist model installed by the caudillo Hugo Chavez and perpetuated by his even more thuggish successor Nicolas Maduro. The hyperinflation and starvation

NWAONLINE.COM - 2018-03-19 09:09:00

Maduro's cryptocurrency 'genius' once pushed US sanctions

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - A chief strategist of Venezuela's government-backed cryptocurrency is a former U.S. congressional intern who once organized protests against the same socialist administration he's now helping to circumvent U.S. financial sanctions. Gabriel Jimenez, 27, was catapulted to som

TOWNHALL - 2018-03-19 07:23:00

Venezuela crisis spills into region

Thousands of Venezuelans are crossing the borders daily into neighbouring countries in search of safety. Displaced by scarcity of food and medicines, but also because of violence and persecution, the growing numbers of Venezuelans fleeing their country are putting massive pressure on the region. Ov

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2018-03-19 07:00:00

Judge takes Lynner's side vs. Immigration

Edgar "Lupe" Mendoza and his girlfriend, Cindy Magana, had no idea what was happening when five Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) patrol cars pulled them over on North Common Street in January. The couple were taking their 4-year-old son, Zahir, to a doctor's appointment when the black Chevr

DAILY ITEM - 2018-03-19 03:46:22

Vladimir Putin's landslide re-election: Leaders react and look forward

Analysis: Newly Emboldened, Trump Says What He Really Feels Asian and Latin American leaders are weighing in with praise for Vladimir Putin's re-election victory in Russia. Officials say the president garnered about 75 percent of the vote, with an estimated turnout of 60 percent Leaders from Latin A

MSN.COM - 2018-03-19 04:02:46

Maduro challenger shakes up Venezuela's presidential vote

CARACAS (Reuters) - At each other's throats for two decades, militants of Venezuela's socialist state and opposition seldom agree on anything. Yet mention the name of presidential candidate Henri Falcon, and both are liable to spit. "Traitor!" cry socialist stalwarts, who cannot forgive the former

REUTERS - 2018-03-18 23:40:30

Exclusive: What happened after gunmen threatened the family of a Texas Ranger in Venezuela?

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Opening day, with its giant flags and flyovers, is all about American spirit. This year, Robinson Chirinos is instead counting on the spirit of America. On March 29, Chirinos will be behind the plate for the Rangers' season opener with Houston at Globe Life Park in Arlington. Mean

DALLAS NEWS - 2018-03-18 23:00:00

Rangers' Martin Perez: Has strong first start

Perez (elbow) allowed one run on three hits and one walk while striking out one over five innings in Sunday's start against the Angels. Perez was making his first Cactus League start following the rehabilitation of right elbow injury that occurred during the offseason at his ranch in Venezuela. Fort

CBS SPORTS - 2018-03-18 23:45:40

Mexico leftist says he would try to halt energy auctions if president-elect

Reuters. Leftist front-runner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador greets his supporters after being registered as a presidential candidate of MORENA in Mexico City MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's leftist presidential front-runner said on Sunday that if he wins the July election, he will ask President Enri

INVESTING.COM - 2018-03-18 18:52:44

Colombia reports imported measles case from Venezuela

The Colombia Ministry of Health and Social Protection confirmed an imported case of measles in a 14-month-old boy from Caracas, Venezuela, according to a news release (computer translated).Colombia/CIA The Caracas boy arrived in Medelln on March 3 and presented with symptoms of the disease on March

OUTBREAKNEWSTODAY.COM - 2018-03-18 17:15:51

D-backs roster down to 41 as Bracho and Shipley optioned to Reno

(AP Photo/Matt York) (AP Photo/Jim Mone) PHOENIX - Pitchers Silvino Bracho and Braden Shipley have been optioned to the Triple-A Reno Aces on Sunday reducing the Diamondbacks roster down to 41 players. Bracho is a three-year veteran out of Venezuela. All of Bracho's 60 MLB appearances for the Diamo

ARIZONASPORTS.COM - 2018-03-18 16:22:44

Appreciating Martinez in Atlanta United's 4-1 win

The speed. The swagger. The ruthlessness. For the first time this young MLS season, Atlanta United looked last year's playoff team in Saturday's 4-1 win against Vancouver in front of 45,003 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The Five Stripes, with a hat-trick from Josef Martinez, punished the Whitecaps, who

MYAJC.COM - 2018-03-18 16:04:57

Reasons Why Trump Should Change Cuba Policy, as Castro Prepares to Leave Office

Cuba's fifty-seven-year-old Vice-President, Miguel Daz-Canel, is seen as the likely successor to President Ral Castro, who is now eighty-six.Photograph from Sipa / AP The year 2018 is a seminal one for Latin America: two-thirds of the region's people will choose new national governments, and the cit

THE NEW YORKER - 2018-03-18 15:15:35

Why I Turned Bullish on Saudi Arabia

Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman's ascension to power may prove to be one of the most pivotal events in the modern history of Saudi Arabia and the Middle Eastern region. Under the banner of the recently announced "Vision 2030" project, bin Salman, or "MbS", brings progressive ideas, youthful energy,

MEDIUM - 2018-03-18 04:46:34

Rolando Fernandez developed Colorado Rockies' Latin program from ground up

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Rolando Fernandez, an original Rockie, is entering his 26th season with the organization. He's collected enough frequent-flyer miles to circle the globe, with a half-dozen trips to Hawaii left over. Fernandez's second home might as well be the Rockies' $6 million Dominican Academ

LONGMONT DAILY TIMES-CALL - 2018-03-18 00:34:00

Is America on the Verge of a Constitutional Crisis?

Here is something that, even on its own, is astonishing: The president of the United States demanded the firing of the former FBI deputy director, a career civil servant, after tormenting him both publicly and privately-and it worked. The American public still doesn't know in any detail what Andrew

THE ATLANTIC - 2018-03-17 22:49:27

Venezuela city issues own currency to combat national cash crisis

SAN CRISTOBAL, Venezuela (Reuters) - A western Venezuelan city began to issue its own currency this week to alleviate the hyper-inflationary country's cash crisis. The "Elorza" currency, with bills featuring the face of local independence leader Jose Andres Elorza, will be valid in the city of Elor

REUTERS - 2018-03-17 21:23:37

Maldives police arrest 139 opposition protesters under emergency rule

MALE (Reuters) - Police in Maldives arrested at least 139 opposition protesters, its spokesman said on Saturday, as they attempted to defy orders under the state of emergency and march into the high security zone in capital Male. Maldives President Abdulla Yameen has extended the state of emergency

REUTERS - 2018-03-17 20:11:23

Exodus From Venezuela Affecting Neighboring Colombia

According to a report by Business Insider, protracted political, social and economic crises in Venezuela have sparked a mass exodus of people. Colombia, which shares a 1,400-mile border with Venezuela, has become a focal point for people fleeing the country. Adam Isacson, the Washington Office in L

MSN.COM - 2018-03-17 19:27:42