Alahednews Alahednews Guatemala’s President Increasingly Isolated at Home Guatemala’s recognition of Trump’s decision leaves President Morales with his stock falling at home. Raul Castro to Step Down As Cuba’s President Cuba’s Raul Castro is to step down as the country’s president in April 2018. Chile: Conservative Pinera Wins Runoff Election Chilean billionaire Sebastian Pinera will return to power as president next year, according to virtually complete results from a Sunday runoff electio Chile: Protest Outside US Embassy against Trump’s Al-Quds Move Chileans staged a large rally in Santiago in protest at US Trump’s recognition of al-Quds as the ‘capital’ of the ‘Israeli’ entity. Ecuador President Stripped of Ruling Party’s Chairman Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno was ousted from his post as the chairman of the ruling PAIS Alliance party, the party announced on Wednesday. Mexico Prison Riot: 13 Inmates Dead as Police Put Down Unrest Mexican security forces used lethal force to put down a prison riot in clashes. Colombia FARC Group Officially Registers Its Political Party The FARC movement in Colombia had officially registered its political party. Venezuela President: Army Must Prepare to Counter US «Threats» Venezuela’s President reminded his army of their obligation to defend the country. Venezuelan President: Trump is «The New Hitler» Venezuela’s President called his US counterpart ’the new Hitler’ of international politics. Mexico Earthquake: At Least 224 Dead after Powerful Quake The 7.1 magnitude earthquake 120km from Mexico City killed more than 224 people. Hurricane Maria to Become Major Storm near Caribbean Islands The Caribbean braces for major new hurricane bringing dangerous storm and life-threatening floods. Mexico Earthquake: Thousands of Homes Wrecked, Death Toll at 91 A massive earthquake off southern Mexico that killed at least 91 people damaged tens of thousands of homes and afflicted upwards of two million people Mexico Earthquake: Death Toll Rises to 61 as Hurricane Katia Hits Gulf Coast The death toll from Mexico’s powerful earthquake rose to 61 as Hurricane Katia made landfall. Mexico Earthquake: Death toll Rises to 15, Residents Evacuated The death toll from an 8.2-magnitude earthquake that hit Mexico has reached 15. Mexico’s Strongest Quake Since 1985 Kills 2, Triggers Tsunami An earthquake of magnitude 8.1 struck off the southern coast of Mexico late on Thursday, the US Geological Survey [USGS] said. Irma Destroyed 90% of Homes on Tiny Caribbean Island Houses and infrastructure on Barbuda had been ’totally demolished’ by hurricane Irma. Mexico ‘Won’t Pay For Trump’s Border Wall’ Mexico insisted that it will not pay for the construction of a wall on the border with the US ’under any circumstances’. Maduro to Resist Imperialistic US, Seeks to Meet Trump Venezuela’s president vowed to resist imperialistic US but sought to meet President Trump. Venezuela: Military Base Attackers Funded From Abroad The perpetrators of the attack on Paramacay military base in Venezuela were funded by governments of other states. Maduro Vows to Radically Overhaul Venezuela’s System Venezuelan President said he will radically overhaul the country’s political system. US Treasury Sanctions Venezuelan President The US Treasury Department announced it is sanctioning Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. Maduro Wins Election, Opposition Vows Protests Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced victory Monday in an election to pick a new assembly to rewrite the constitution, but the opposition vow Maduro Tells Trump to ‘Stop Meddling In Latin American Affairs’ Maduro said US must abandon its interventionist policy towards Venezuela & steer clear of the internal affairs of other Latin American countries. Venezuela: People Vote In Symbolic Referendum After more than three months of protests, the Venezuelan opposition and government decided to hold two electoral events in the country on Sunday. Cuba Wants Dialogue with US despite Trump’s Clampdown Cuban leader Raul Castro said that Havana wishes to engage in dialogue with Washington.