AP interview: Ivan Duque compares Maduro with Milosevic

Colombian President Iván Duque compared Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro in dispute with Serbian war criminal Slobodan Milosevic while embarking on a diplomatic offensive to corner the socialist leader, and warned him that it would be a “stupid” mistake to make any aggression against his United States-backed neighbor.

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Venezuelans in the United States outside Trump-protected immigration restrictions

Some recent reports indicate that President Trump is considering the possibility of separating the Venezuelan community from the groups that are targeted by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Service (ICE); However, some media consider that this measure could represent an early strategy to win supporters towards the 2020 presidential race among Venezuelans in the United States, specifically in Florida.

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Hurricane Dorian shakes Bahamas with winds of 290 kilometers per hour

Hurricane Dorian, grown to reach the highest category, the 5th, hit the Bahamas on Sunday with winds of up to 290 kilometers per hour, the highest ever recorded in the northwest of the archipelago. The authorities called for the evacuation of residents from low-lying areas, more exposed to rising waters and torrential rains. The neighbors were sheltered in schools and churches, unsafe shelters on mostly flat islands, with barely high places to protect themselves from flooding.

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Dorian would touch Dominican territory as a category one hurricane on Thursday

The director of the National Meteorological Office (Onamet), Gloria Ceballos, reported that Dorian will be touching the national territory as a category one hurricane on Thursday morning and that during that day her presence would be felt, generating significant accumulated rainfall.

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US typifies César the Abuser as an “important” foreign drug trafficker

The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) of the US Department of the Treasury announced on Tuesday that it appointed Dominican citizen César Emilio Peralta and the Peralta Organization of Drug Trafficking (Peralta DTO) as drug dealers important foreign narcotics in accordance with the Law on the Designation of Narcotics Traffickers of Foreign Narcotics (Kingpin Law). OFAC designated eight additional Dominican citizens for providing material support, or acting for or on behalf of Cesar Emilio Peralta and Peralta DTO. OFAC also designated six entities in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, including several discos owned or controlled by Cesar Emilio Peralta.

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