Explosion kills 3 at a mall in Colombia

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Explosion kills 3 at a mall in Colombia
(CNN)An explosion that killed three people at a shopping mall in Colombia was a “cowardly terrorist act,” the city’s mayor says. One of those killed was a 23-year-old French national, who was in Bogota to do social work at a school, Pealosa said.

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As more buy clothes online, Walmart eyes a piece of the action

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As more buy clothes online, Walmart eyes a piece of the action
A likely deal between Walmart and Bonobos, a hybrid digital/brick-and-mortar menswear brand, may be a sign of the future of retail Founded on Fit, Focused on Style, Built on Service thats the retail promise offered by Bonobos, the mens e-tailing business thats being courted by Walmart and idolized by the garment industry as a model […]

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Paraguay’s youth mobilize against president: ‘Anger needs to be organised’

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Paraguay’s youth mobilize against president: ‘Anger needs to be organised’
Horacio Cartess plans to amend constitution to draw out term has incensed students to take action against police violence and governments abuse of power Paraguays ongoing crisis over rushed plans to change the constitution which last week saw shot in the back by police in the party headquarters on 31 March, galvanising widespread anger against […]

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Violent clashes in Venezuela as thousands protest socialist government

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Violent clashes in Venezuela as thousands protest socialist government
(CNN)Thousands of protesters clashed Saturday for a fifth consecutive day with security forces in Caracas, the Venezuelan capital. Officers in riot gear blocked a highway as marchers tried to advance, chanting “Liberty, Liberty!” Protesters tossed rocks and returned tear gas canisters used against them. The Venezuelan National Guard also used water tanks against the demonstrators […]

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Venezuelan food crisis reflected in skipped meals and weight loss

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Venezuelan food crisis reflected in skipped meals and weight loss
(CNN)A mother contemplates how she does her food shopping amid shortages and high inflation in Venezuela: Whatever is cheapest in the season is what her children eat, substituting one thing for another and in much smaller portions than before. “What I have at home is enough to give them a plain arepa, and it’s very […]

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