Colombia cocaine seizures break record in 2022

BOGOTA, Jan 28 (Reuters) – Colombia seized more cocaine in 2022 than any other year on record, the South American country’s defense ministry reported Saturday.

Jeffrey Epstein Grand Jury Jeffrey Epstein remained a JPMorgan client after pleading guilty in 2008 to a prostitution charge.
Ex-JPMorgan exec wrote Epstein 'should not be a client'

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon testified that a top executive at the bank had raised concerns about Jeffrey Epstein.

Germany’s Scholz sets off on first South American tour to boost trade, environment ties

BERLIN, Jan 28 (Reuters) – German Chancellor Olaf Scholz heads to Argentina on Saturday for the first leg of his inaugural tour of South America as his government seeks to reduce Germany’s economic dependence on China and strengthen relations with democracies worldwide.

How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday 31 May 2023

Wall Street closed lower as worries rise about the strength of the global economy and inflation. The S&P 500 fell 0.6% Wednesday. The Nasdaq composite fell a similar amount, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.4%.

Brazil Police Say Gang Leader Likely Ordered Killing of British Journalist

Brazil’s federal police said they had a “strong conviction” a gang leader known a “Colombia” ordered the brutal murders of British journalist Dom Phillips and Indigenous expert Bruno Pereira, killed in the Amazon rainforest last June.

Prosecutors have tape of Trump discussing holding onto classified doc

WASHINGTON (AP) - Justice Department prosecutors have obtained an audio recording of former President Donald Trump from after he left office in which he talks about holding onto a classified Pentagon document related to a potential attack on Iran, according to media reports.

UN rights chief asks Venezuela to release arbitrary detainees, end torture

CARACAS, Jan 28 (Reuters) – Venezuela should release arbitrarily detained individuals and end torture, the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Turk said on Saturday at the end of a trip to the country.