July 28, 2021

Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe resigns, ending 37-year rule

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Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe has resigned, parliament speaker Jacob Mudenda has said. A letter from Mr Mugabe said the decision was voluntary and he had made it to allow a smooth transfer of power. The surprise announcement halted an impeachment hearing that had begun against him and sparked wild celebrations on the nation’s streets. The […]

Once ‘Pearl of Caribbean’ gets new shine for Venezuela Summit

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Reuters From Voice of America MARGARITA ISLAND, VENEZUELA — Once known as the “Pearl of the Caribbean,” the former Venezuelan tourist hot spot Margarita Island fell on hard times amid the country’s economic crisis with trash on streets, scarcities of food and water, rampant crime and a dwindling number of foreign visitors. Yet this week […]