VENEZUELA CRISIS ECUADOR
Quito, Jan 23 (efe-epa).- The Venezuelan government has added one flight to the five it already had scheduled this week to help return its citizens to Caracas from Ecuador as part of the “Return to the Homeland” project, the charge d’affaires at the country’s embassy in this capital, Pedro Sassone, said Wednesday.
Panama City, Jan 23 (epa-efe).- The expulsion of Adam and Eve from the Garden of Eden in 3D and the miracles of Jesus in virtual reality are the main attractions of “Cristonauta,” a theme park that was established in Panama for the visit of Pope Francis to the Central American country and that seeks to spread the word of God through new technologies.
Caracas, Jan 23 (efe-epa).- Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday announced his administration’s decision to sever diplomatic and political relations with the United States and ordered American diplomatic personnel to leave the country within 72 hours.
Santos, Brazil, Jan 23 (efe-epa).- With the aloha spirit as their motto, a group of people 50 years old and older in Brazil has found in surfing a “new way of life” that, in some cases, has given them the perfect antidote for the problems of old age, loneliness and even depression.
Caracas, Jan 22 (efe-epa).- Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Tuesday that he had ordered a “full, absolute review of relations with the government of the United States” and warned that in the coming hours decisions will be made of a “political and diplomatic character.”
Mexico City, Jan 22 (efe-epa).- The World Golf Championships’ Mexico Championship is waiting for an answer from US star Tiger Woods, whose place in the third edition of the tournament is assured though he has not yet announced whether he will be a contender or not, organizers of the event scheduled for February reported.
Los Angeles, Jan 22 (efe-epa).- The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) and the teachers union on Tuesday announced an agreement in principle whereby, if ratified by the some 34,000 instructors, would end an open-ended strike that since last week has been affecting about half a million students.