Americas



Americas - Geography of North America - Geography of South America
For thousands of years Indigenous peoples of the Americas - Indigenous languages of the Americas - Indigenous culture of the Americas - Genocide of indigenous peoples of the Americas - Genocide of indigenous peoples
2011: 24 March 2011: Spear points found in Texas dial back arrival of humans in America
2016: 14 May 2016: Sinkhole discovery suggests humans were in Florida 14,500 years ago
Since 15th century Spanish colonization of the Americas - Spanish Empire (15th century to the 1970s) - Spanish missions in the Americas are Christian missions established by the Spanish Empire during the 15th to 19th centuries, responsible for religious conversions of the indigenous residents, who have been enslaved and partly extinguished by the 'believers', the professional warriors 'conquistadores', using European tactics, firearms, and cavalry in the name of religion - Portuguese colonization of the Americas - Indigenous peoples and ethnic groups in Latin America - History of the Jews in Latin America and the Caribbean - Languages of South America
European colonization of the Americas - Population history of indigenous peoples of the Americas - Languages of North America
Since 16th century Atlantic slave trade and slavery in the Americas - Afro-American peoples of the Americas - Afro-Latin American - African-American culture
1775–1783 American Revolutionary War, the war of independence between the Kingdom of Great Britain and 13 of its former North American colonies, which had declared themselves the independent United States of America - 1808-1833 Spanish American wars of independence - 1822-1824 war of independence of Brazil and first, second Brazilian republic and 1988 Constitution

Economy of the Americas comprises more than 953 million people in 35 different countries and 18 territories, the difference in wealth across the Americas can be seen roughly between the economies of North America and South America
Economy of Central America, the sixth largest economy in Latin America, behind Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Chile and Colombia - Economy of Central America by country
Since 1980s: Since 1980s, for some countries starting in the 1970s, Latin American debt crisis was a financial crisis that originated, often known as the 'lost decade', when Latin American countries reached a point where their foreign debt exceeded their earning power and they were not able to repay it
Economy of North America comprises more than 565 million people, 8% of the world population, in its 23 sovereign states and 15 dependent territories, and marked by a sharp division between the predominantly English speaking countries of Canada and the USA, which are among the wealthiest nations in the world, and countries of Central America and the Caribbean in the former Latin America
Economy of South America comprises approximately 382 million people living in twelve nations and three territories and encompasses 6% of the world's population
Since 1980s: Since 1980s, for some countries starting in the 1970s, Latin American debt crisis was a financial crisis that originated, often known as the 'lost decade', when Latin American countries reached a point where their foreign debt exceeded their earning power and they were not able to repay it

International organizations of the Americas since Decolonization of the British, French and the Spanish America

Since 1973: Since 1973 Caribbean Community - Member states of the Caribbean Community - 4 July 1973 Treaty of Chaguaramas - Caribbean Community's Single Market and Economy since 2001
Since 1991: Since 1991 Mercosur
2011: 21 December 2011: South America bloc bans Falklands ships
2012: 29 juin 2012: Le Mercosur suspend le Paraguay et va intégrer le Venezuela
2013: 11 July 2013: Angry Latin America wants answers on allegations of USA spying - 13 July 2013: South American leaders sent a tough message to the USA over allegations of USA spying and to defend their right to offer asylum to Edward Snowden
Since 2008: Since 2008 Union of South American Nations Unasur
2012/2013: 18 March 2012: Grouping of South American nations UNASUR reject British oil exploration in the disputed Falkland Islands - 20. März 2012: Britische Fregatte darf Peru nicht besuchen - Lima bekundet Solidarität mit Argentinien im Streit um die Falkland-Inseln - 2 avril 2012: Trente ans après la guerre des Malouines, les tensions restent vives - 5 July 2013: South America's leaders rallied to support Morales over the rerouting of his presidential plane, saying they are not colonies any more and claiming respect - 8 November 2013: The 12-member Union of South American Nations plans to prevent USA spying
Since 2010: Since 2010 Community of Latin American and Caribbean States Celac
2011: 3 December 2011: New Latin America bloc ends first meeting in Caracas - leaders from Latin America and the Caribbean have approved the creation of a new regional bloc that excludes the USA and Canada
Since August 2017: 8 de agosto de 2017 Declaración de Lima adoptada por Argentina, Brasil, Canadá, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, México, Panamá, Paraguay y Perú reunidos en la ciudad de Lima para abordar la crítica situación en Venezuela y explorar formas de contribuir a la restauración de la democracia - 9 August 2017: In a joint declaration released after a meeting in Lima, 12 American countries including Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru collectively condemned the 'breakdown of democratic order' in Venezuela and said they would not recognize any action taken by its 'illegitimate' new constituent assembly

Since 1948: Since 1948 Organization of American States - Summits of the Americas
2012: April 2012 6th Summit of the Americas in Colombia - 15 April 2012: Despite pressure at Americas summit, USA president remains firm against legalising drugs or engaging with Cuba - 15 April 2012: The USA and Canada opposing demands to invite Cuba to the next 'Summit of the Americas' to be held in Panama in 2015 the meeting 2012 ends without a joint declaration - 18 August 2012: USA facing embarrassment in the OAS over Assange on Friday
2015: April 2015 7th Summit of the Americas in Panama - 11 April 2015: Discussion between Cuba's Castro and USA's Obama set to take place today
2016: 13-15 June 2016 46th regular session of the OAS general assembly in Santo Domingo
2017: 19-21 June 2017 47th regular session of the OAS general assembly in Cancun

Since 1951 (2008): Trade Union Confederation of the Americas since 1951 (2008) - Trade unions in North America - Trade unions in South America - List of federations of trade unions Central, North and South America and Oceania - Permanent Congress of Trade Union Unity of Latin America, the Latin American regional organizations of the World Federation of Trade Unions



Antilles - List of Caribbean islands
Caribbean: The Caribbean region consisting of the Caribbean Sea, its islands (some surrounded by the Caribbean Sea and some bordering both the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean), and the surrounding coasts - Geography, geology, and climate in the Caribbean region
Demographics, history and economy of the Caribbean: Demographics of the Caribbean - The Taíno at the time of European contact in the late 15th century were the principal inhabitants of most of Cuba, Jamaica, Hispaniola (presently Haiti and the Dominican Republic), Puerto Rico in the Greater Antilles, the northern Lesser Antilles, and the Bahamas, where they were known as the Lucayans - The Island Caribs at the time of Spanish contact were one of the dominant groups in the Caribbean living throughout the Windward Islands, Dominica, and possibly the southern Leeward Islands - The Ciboney, a Taíno people of Cuba at the time of Spanish colonization the most populous group in Cuba, living in central Cuba during the 15th and 16th centuries - Spanish colonization of the Americas since 1492 - History of the Caribbean since the 15th century - Economy of the Caribbean
Natural disasters in the Caribbean: Natural disasters in the Caribbean
Earthquakes in the Caribbean: Earthquakes in the Caribbean - List of earthquakes in Haiti
Hurricanes in the Caribbean: Hurricanes in the Caribbean - Hurricanes in Antigua and Barbuda - Hurricanes in the Bahamas - Hurricanes in Bermuda - Hurricanes in Cuba - Hurricanes in the Dominican Republic - Hurricanes in Haiti - Hurricanes in Jamaica - Hurricanes in the Leeward Islands - Hurricanes in Puerto Rico - Hurricanes in the Windward Islands
Lists of deadliest and costliest Atlantic hurricanes: List of deadliest Atlantic hurricanes - List of costliest Atlantic hurricanes
September 2004: September 2004 Hurricane Ivan and its effects in the Greater Antilles
September 2004: September 2004 Hurricane Jeanne
August 2005: August 2005 Hurricane Katrina
October 2005: October 2005 Hurricane Wilma
September 2008: September 2008 Hurricane Ike
October/November 2012: October/November 2012 Hurricane Sandy
September/October 2016: September/October 2016 Hurricane Matthew
September 2017: September 2017 Hurricane Irma - 6 September 2017: Hurricane Irma, the most powerful hurricane ever recorded over Atlantic Ocean, batters Barbuda and heads to Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico - 7 September 2017: Islands suffer huge damage as Hurricane Irma heads for Haiti and Dominican Republic - 8 September 2017: Irma's destruction, island by island - 12 September 2017: Unicef appeals for international help for Caribbean islands devastated by Hurricane Irma
September 2017: September 2017 Hurricane Jose - 9 September 2017: Hurricane Jose nearly 'category five' as it follows Irma's destructive path - September 2017 Hurricane Maria - 18 September 2017: Leeward Islands, Puerto Rico and the British and USA Virgin Islands brace for impact of Hurricane Maria less than two weeks after Irma hammered the region - 19 September 2017: Caribbean faces fresh devastation as Hurricane Maria hits islands
Greater Antilles: The Greater Antilles, the larger islands in the Caribbean Sea including Cuba, Hispaniola (containing Haiti and the Dominican Republic), Puerto Rico, Jamaica, and the Cayman Islands, constituting over 80% of the land mass of the entire West Indies and over 90% of its population
Lesser Antilles: The Lesser Antilles, group of islands in the Caribbean Sea forming a long, partly volcanic island arc between the Greater Antilles to the north-west and the continent of South America - Geography of the Lesser Antilles
Sovereign states of the Lesser Antilles: Sovereign states of the Lesser Antilles
Antigua and Barbuda: Antigua and Barbuda, consisting of two major inhabited islands, Antigua and Barbuda, and a number of smaller islands in the middle of the Leeward Islands, part of the Lesser Antilles
History, society and economy of Antigua and Barbuda - Natural disasters and hurricanes in Antigua and Barbuda
Barbados: Barbados sovereign island country is situated in the western area of the North Atlantic and 100 kilometres east of the Windward Islands and the Caribbean Sea
Dominica: Dominica, officially the Commonwealth of Dominica, is an island country in the Lesser Antilles region of the Caribbean Sea, south-southeast of Guadeloupe and northwest of Martinique -Geography of Dominica - History of Dominica - Economy of Dominica - main industries include soap, coconut oil, tourism, copra, furniture, cement blocks, shoes - Agriculture in Dominica accounts for about 20% of GDP and employs about 40% of the labor force - main crop is bananas, output had fallen as a result of Hurricane David in 1979, and suffered a further blow from Hurricane Allen in August 1980 - Politics of Dominica - House of Assembly of Dominica
Society, demographics, culture and law in Dominica: Dominica society - Demographics of Dominica - Ethnic groups in Dominica - Indigenous peoples in Dominica - Dominica is the only Eastern Caribbean island that still has a population of pre-Columbian native Caribs (Kalinago), who were exterminated or driven from neighbouring islands, according to the 2001 census there were only 2,001 Caribs remaining (2.9% of the total population), living in eight villages in a 'Special Carib Territory' granted by the British Crown in 1903, the present number of Kalinago is estimated at 4% more than 3,000 - Afro-Dominican, Dominicans of Black African descent are the most of the Dominica´s population, making up 86.8% of the population, while mixed 8.9%, according to the 2001 census - according to the 2014 census the majority of Dominicans of African descent making up 75%, the mixed population 19% and a small European origin minority 0.8% (descendants of French, British, and Irish colonists)
Culture of Dominica - Languages of Dominica - Education in Dominica - Dominica law
Natural disasters in Dominica: Natural disasters in Dominica - Hurricanes in Dominica - August/September 1979 Hurricane David
2015: August 2015 Tropical Storm Erika - 29 August: After storm Erika caused a trail of destruction that included at least 20 deaths and 31 people being reported missing, Dominica’s PM Skerrit says that the island has been set back 20 years in the damage inflicted by the storm
2017: September 2017 Hurricane Irma - September 2017 Hurricane Maria - 19 September 2017: 'We have lost all' says Dominica PM Skerrit, describing the destruction of Hurricane Maria
Grenada: Grenada island country consisting of Grenada itself and six smaller islands at the southern end of the Grenadines in the southeastern Caribbean Sea, located northwest of Trinidad and Tobago
Saint Kitts and Nevis: The Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis located in the Leeward Islands chain of the Lesser Antilles, it is the smallest sovereign state in the Americas, in both area and population
Saint Lucia: Saint Lucia sovereign island country in the eastern Caribbean Sea on the boundary with the Atlantic Ocean
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines: Saint Vincent and the Grenadines island country in the Lesser Antilles Island arc, in the southern part of the Windward Islands
Trinidad and Tobago: Trinidad and Tobago twin island country off the northern edge of South America, lying just off the coast of northeastern Venezuela and south of Grenada in the Lesser Antilles, is part of South America as it lies on the continental shelf
Lucayan Archipelago: Lucayan Archipelago, also known as the Bahama Archipelago, is an island group comprising the Commonwealth of the Bahamas and the British Overseas Territory of the Turks and Caicos Islands - Turks and Caicos Islands, consisting of the larger Caicos Islands and smaller Turks Islands, two groups of tropical islands in the Lucayan Archipelago


Argentina - Geography of Argentina - Pre-Columbian era - Indigenous peoples in Argentina - Colonial Argentina since 1502 - Viceroyalty of Peru 1542-1824 - Argentine War of Independence 1810-1818 - History of Argentina since 1816 - Demographics of Argentina
Economy of Argentina: Economy of Argentina - main industrie include steel and aluminum, machinery, motor vehicles and auto parts, appliances and electronics, petrochemicals and biodiesel, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, glass and cement, furniture, textiles, leather, food processing and beverages, tobacco products, publishing - Economic history of Argentina - Companies of Argentina by industry
Manufacturing companies of Argentina - Motor vehicle manufacturers of Argentina - Aircraft manufacturers of Argentina
Mining in Argentina - Silver mines in Argentina
Energy in Argentina: Energy in Argentina - Fossil fuels in Argentina - Natural gas in Argentina - Oil and gas companies of Argentina - Yacimientos Petrolíferos Fiscales YPF - Petrobras Argentina - Americas Petrogas - Transportadora de Gas del Sur
Nuclear energy in Argentina: Nuclear energy in Argentina, about 10% of the electricity in Argentina comes from 3 operational nuclear reactors
2015: 2 December 2015: Outgoing Argentine President Cristina Fernandez on 1 December inaugurated a uranium enrichment plant to manufacture fuel for Argentina's nuclear plants, located in Pilcaniyeu in the southern Rio Negro province
Renewable energy in Argentina: Renewable energy in Argentina
Electricity sector in Argentina: Electricity sector in Argentina
Agriculture in Argentina: Agriculture in Argentina - products are beef, citrus fruit, grapes, honey, maize, sorghum, soybeans, squash, sunflower seeds, wheat, yerba mate agricultural and goods earn over half of Argentina's foreign exchange, an estimated 10-15% of Argentine farmland is foreign owned - Argentine wine - Tobacco industry in Argentina
Use of toxic agrochemicals in Argentina:
2013: 20 October 2013: Agrochemicals linked to health problems in Argentina - 10 December 2013: The use of pesticides increased 858% in the last 22 years in Argentina, but as there is a great business for the global poison industry, led by Monsanto and Bayer, and as its products are sprayed over areas of intense monoculture, where more than 12 million people live, the public health is faced with great problems, according to the Network of Physicians working in crop-sprayed towns
2015: 11 November 2015: Glyphosate has devastating, dramatic effects on the health of people living in very close contact with it, Argentinian photographer Pablo Ernesto Piovano's report on the conditions of people living and working close to GM soy crops, where massive amounts of herbicide are used, reveals
2017: 21 February 2017: Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay farm transgenic seeds glyphosate resistant, but there is an association between cancer and environmental exposure to Glyphosate - 11 May 2017: According to official reports, 60% of the food that arrives in the Central Market of Buenos Aires has agrochemical residues
Argentine beef: Argentine beef - Argentina has the world's second-highest consumption rate of beef, in 2006 livestock farmers kept between 50 and 55 million head of cattle, mostly in the fertile pastures of the Pampas, and the country is currently the third-largest beef exporter in the world after Brazil and Australia
Forestry in Argentina: Forestry in Argentina
Water in Argentina: Water in Argentina - Bodies of water of Argentina
Rivers of Argentina: Rivers of Argentina
Tourism in Argentina: Tourism in Argentina - Visitor attractions in Argentina
Banking in Argentina: Banking in Argentina - Banks of Argentina
Foreign trade of Argentina: Foreign trade of Argentina
Economic history and economic cycles of Argentina: Economic history of Argentina
1998-2002: 1998–2002 Argentine great depression during which its economy shrank 28 percent
Since 2005: Argentine debt restructuring since 2005 - 31 July 2014: Argentina accuses USA of judicial malpractice for triggering needless default - 7 August: Argentina files legal action against the USA at The Hague over debt default
Military of Argentina: Military of Argentina - Argentine Army
Coups d'état in Argentina: Coups d'état in Argentina
March 1976 Argentine coup d'état: March 1976 Argentine coup d'état planned by Argentine Armed Forces and installing a military junta, which was headed by General Jorge Rafael Videla, Admiral Emilio Eduardo Massera and Brigadier-General Orlando Ramón Agosti, and remained in power until 10 December 1983
Argentina and weapons of mass destruction: During the military dictatorship Argentina started to develop weapons of mass destruction, beginning a nuclear weapons program in the early 1980s, but this was abolished when democracy was restored in 1983
Taxation in Argentina: Taxation in Argentina - 2012 fiscal austerity in Argentina
Politics of Argentina: Politics of Argentina - Constitution of Argentina - Legal history of Argentina - Political parties in Argentina - Trade unions in Argentina - List of trade unions in Argentina
Elections and politics in Argentina: Elections in Argentina
2008: 2008 Argentine government conflict with the agricultural sector
2013/2014: Argentine legislative election 27 October 2013 - 28 octobre 2013: La coalition présidentielle de Cristina Kirchner conserve sa majorité absolue au parlement à l'issue des législatives partielles - 12 September 2014: Argentina enacts law restructuring government debt
2015: 13 February 2015: Weeks after mysterious death of prosecutor Alberto Nisman, who had prepared criminal complaint, Argentina's president formally charged over alleged terrorist attack cover-up - 26 February: As Argentina's Congress votes to dissolve intelligence agency after Alberto Nisman's death and replace it with a new one, an Argentine judge dismisses accusation that President Cristina Fernandez conspired to cover up Iran's alleged role in deadly 1994 bombing - 10 August: Argentines vote in primaries in prelude to president Cristina Kirchner succession
October 2015 Argentine general election: 25 October 2015 Argentine general election - 26 October: Argentina's presidential election headed for second round after no clear winner
November 2015: 22 novembre 2015: Les Argentins votent appelés aux urnes pour le second tour de leur présidentielle - 23 November: When many Argentines are concerned about inflation, slowing growth and crime, the former chief executive of a football club Macri winning 51% is ahead of Daniel Scioli of the Peronist Victory Front who wins nearly 49% with 98.87% of the vote counted
Protests in Argentina: Protests in Argentina
Society, demographics, culture and human rights in Argentina: Argentine society - Human rights in Argentina
History of the Jews in Argentina: History of the Jews in Argentina
Education and science in Argentina: Education in Argentina - Education in Argentina by province
Health care in Argentina: Health care in Argentina
Crime in Argentina: Crime in Argentina
Coups d'état in Argentina: Coups d'état in Argentina
1985 Trial of the Juntas and aftermath: 1985 Trial of the Juntas and aftermath
Racism and antisemitism in Argentina: Racism in Argentina - Antisemitism in Argentina - Fascism in Argentina
Terrorism in Argentina: Terrorism in Argentina
1992 attack on Israeli embassy in Buenos Aires: 1992 attack on Israeli embassy in Buenos Aires
2015: January 2015 Death of Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman - 19 January 2015: Prosecutor Alberto Nisman in Argentina Jewish center bombing 1994 found shot dead before hearing on Iran deal - 22 January: New findings raise questions over death of Alberto Nisman - 23 January: Argentine president’s office says Nisman was likely killed by rogue Argentinian intelligence agents - 25 January: Journalist Damian Pachter credited with being the first to report the gunshot death of prosecutor Nisman said to have fled to Israel because of fear for his safety in Argentina - 27 January: Argentina to draft bill dissolving domestic intelligence agency 'Secretaría de Inteligencia' - 29 January: Nisman was wary of own bodyguards before death, fearing also for the safety of his daughters, assistant says - 3 February: Documents found at dead prosecutor Alberto Nisman's home showing he sought to prosecute top officials for covering up Iran’s involvement in 1994 AMIA bombing - 5 February: Judge Daniel Rafecas takes over Nisman probe of president and foreign minister - 13 February: Argentine prosecutor Gerardo Pollicita says he is taking over investigation into claims President Fernandez Kirchner tried to cover up Iran's role in a 1994 bombing, after the previous prosecutor Nisman died mysteriously last month - 5 March: Argentine prosecutor Nisman was 'assassinated', family says announcing the results of an unofficial probe - 13 March 2015: Argentina declassifies files on Jewish center bombing 1994 - 15 April 2015: Discovery of Argentine prosecutor's own gun raises new questions in death probe related to Argentina's worst terror attack - 23 April: Former Argentina spy chief Antonio Stiuso, who had assisted prosecutor Alberto Nisman in his investigation of the unsolved 1994 bombing, flees country in fear of his life, lawyer says
2016: 29 February 2016: A judicial attempt to rule out the suggestion that Nisman’s death in January 2015 was suicide and the appearance in court of a former spymaster who could provide clues in the case suggests that the stalled investigation may inching towards a conclusion - 3 March 2016: Argentina's Stiuso links Fernandez government to Nisman's death - 23 March 2016: The investigation into the shooting to death of AMIA special prosecutor Nisman must be moved to a federal court, Buenos Aires court rules after hearing on the case also revealing threats emailed to Nisman in the weeks before his death - 29 December 2016: Argentine court orders a renewed investigation into a prosecutor’s accusation that former President Kirchner covered up the involvement of Iranians in the 1994 attack against the AMIA Jewish community center in Buenos Aires that killed 85 people and wounded hundreds of othera
Human trafficking in Argentina: Human trafficking in Argentina
Corruption in Argentina: Corruption in Argentina
Domestic violence in Argentina: Domestic violence in Argentina
Riots and attempted coups in Argentina: Riots and civil disorder in Argentina
Disasters in Argentina: Disasters in Argentina
Law and law enforcement in Argentina: Argentine law - Law enforcement in Argentina - Judiciary of Argentina
Since 1997 GasAndes Pipeline
Argentina/Germany relations: Argentina/Germany relations
Argentina/Iran relations: Argentina/Iran relations - 28 January 2013: Argentina and Iran create independent commission to investigate 1994 bombing at a Jewish centre in Buenos Aires that killed 85 - 14 February: Argentina's foreign minister insists that a judge will question Iranian suspects over the deadly 1994 bombing of a Jewish charities building after Iranian denial
Argentina/Israel relations: Argentina/Israel relations
Argentina/Paraguay relations: Argentina/Paraguay relations
Argentina/Uruguay relations: Argentina/Uruguay relations - Cruz del Sur pipeline
Argentina/United Kingdom relations: Argentina/United Kingdom relations
Climate of Argentina: Climate of Argentina
Environmental issues and environmentalism in Argentina: Environmental issues in Argentina - Environmentalism in Argentina
Forestry and deforestation in Argentina: Forestry in Argentina
Use of toxic agrochemicals in Argentina:
Natural disasters in Argentina: Natural disasters in Argentina


The Bahamas - Geography of The Bahamas - Pre-Columbian period - Lucayans, the original inhabitants of the Bahamas before the arrival of Europeans 1492, were seized by the Spanish as slaves and they had all been removed from the Bahamas by 1520 - History of The Bahamas - Since 1775 and the USA War of Independence loyalists, slaves and Black Seminoles, escaped from Florida, resettled in the Bahamas, practising American human rights - Demographics of the Bahamas - 85% of the Bahamian population identifies as being primarily of African heritage
Banking in the Bahamas: Banking in the Bahamas
Bahamas Securities Exchange: Bahamas Securities Exchange
Customs Service and taxation in the Bahamas: Bahamas Customs Service
Elections and politics in the Bahamas: Elections in the Bahamas
2012 Bahamian general election: Bahamian general election May 2012
May 2017 Bahamian general election: 10 May 2017 Bahamian general election
Society, demographics, culture and human rights of The Bahamas: Bahamian society - Human rights in the Bahamas
Demographics and ethnic groups in the Bahamas: Demographics of the Bahamas - Ethnic groups in the Bahamas
Health and healthcare in the Bahamas: Health in the Bahamas - Hospitals in Bahamas
Crime in the Bahamas: Crime in the Bahamas
White-collar crime and corruption in the Bahamas:
Human trafficking in the Bahamas: Human trafficking in the Bahamas
Law and law enforcement in the Bahamas: Law of the Bahamas - Law enforcement in the Bahamas
Judiciary of the Bahamas: Judiciary of the Bahamas
Foreign relations of The Bahamas: Foreign relations of The Bahamas
Bahamas/Cuba relations: Bahamas/Cuba relations
Bahamas/USA relations: Bahamas/USA relations
Natural disasters in the Bahamas: Natural disasters in the Bahamas
Hurricanes in the Bahamas: Hurricanes in the Bahamas


Belize - Geography of Belize - Pre-Columbian Belize - Maya civilization - Spanish conquest of Yucatán 16th century - History of Belize - Demographics of Belize
Agriculture in Belize: Agriculture in Belize
Banana production in Belize: Banana production in Belize
Taxation in Belize: Tax policy in Belize
Politics of Belize: Politics of Belize - Political parties in Belize - Trade unions in Belize
Constituencies of Belize: Constituencies of Belize
Elections and politics in Belize: Elections in Belize
Society, demographics, culture and human rights in Belize: Belizean society - Human rights in Belize - Belizean law
Garifuna people: Garifuna people
Culture and languages of Belize: Culture of Belize - Languages of Belize
Education in Belize: Education in Belize
Healthcare in Belize: Healthcare in Belize
Foreign relations of Belize: Foreign relations of Belize
Belize/USA relations: Belize/USA relations - Belizean American
Natural disasters in Belize: Natural disasters in Belize
Hurricanes in Belize: Hurricanes in Belize


Bermuda - Geography of Bermuda - List of islands of Bermuda
Politics of Bermuda: Politics of Bermuda
Political parties in Bermuda: Political parties in Bermuda
Elections in Bermuda: Elections in Bermuda
December 2012 Bermudian general election: 17 December 2012 Bermudian general election
Society, demographics, culture and human rights in Bermuda: Bermudian society - Law of Bermuda
Demographics and ethnic groups in Bermuda: Demographics of Bermuda - Ethnic groups in Bermuda
Culture of Bermuda: Culture of Bermuda
Natural disasters in Bermuda: Natural disasters in Bermuda
Hurricanes in Bermuda: Hurricanes in Bermuda
Tornadoes in Bermuda: Tornadoes in Bermuda


Bolivia - Geography of Bolivia - Geology of Bolivia - Pre-Columbian Bolivia was part of the culture of Andean South America with agriculture starting about 3000 B.C. and production of metal, especially copper, 1,500 years later - Conquest of Bolivia by Spain since 1524 - Spanish conquest of the Inca Empire 1524–1572 - Viceroyalty of Peru 1542-1824 - Real Audiencia of Charcas (Sucre) since 1559 - Bolivian War of Independence 1809-1825 - History of Bolivia (named Bolivia in honour of Simón Bolívar) - History of Bolivia 1809–1920 - History of Bolivia 1982–present - Demographics of Bolivia
Irrigation in Bolivia: Irrigation in Bolivia
Transport in Bolivia: Transport in Bolivia
Rail transport in Bolivia: Rail transport in Bolivia
Road transport in Bolivia: Road transport in Bolivia
Inequality in Bolivia: Inequality in Bolivia
Taxation in Bolivia : Taxation in Bolivia
Elections and politics in Bolivia: Elections in Bolivia - Referendums in Bolivia
January 2013 Bolivian special municipal election: Bolivian special municipal election 13 January 2013
Social movements and protests in Bolivia: Protests in Bolivia
2011/2012 Bolivian protests: 2011/2012 Bolivian protests
Society, demographics, culture and human rights in Bolivia: Bolivian society - Human rights in Bolivia
History of the Jews in Bolivia: History of the Jews in Bolivia
Education in Bolivia: Education in Bolivia
Health in Bolivia: Health in Bolivia
Crime in Bolivia: Crime in Bolivia
Corruption in Bolivia: Corruption in Bolivia
Illegal drug trade in Bolivia: Illegal drug trade in Bolivia - Narcotics in Bolivia
Domestic violence in Bolivia: Domestic violence in Bolivia
Human trafficking in Bolivia: Human trafficking in Bolivia
Law and law enforcement in Bolivia: Bolivian law - Law enforcement in Bolivia
Foreign relations of Bolivia: Foreign relations of Bolivia
Immigration to Bolivia: Immigration to Bolivia
Bolivia/Argentina relations: Bolivia/Argentina relations
Bolivia/Austria relations: Bolivia/Austria relations
Bolivia/Brazil relations: Bolivia/Brazil relations
Bolivia/Chile relations: Bolivia/Chile relations
Bolivia/Europe relations: Dispute with Europe over Immigration
Bolivia/Peru relations: Bolivia/Peru relations
Bolivia/Paraguay relations: Bolivia/Paraguay relations
Bolivia/Holy See-Vatican relations: Bolivia/Holy See-Vatican relations
Environment of Bolivia: Environment of Bolivia
Natural disasters in Bolivia: Natural disasters in Bolivia
Earthquakes in Bolivia: Earthquakes in Bolivia


Brazil - Geography of Brazil - Indigenous peoples in Brazil - Colony of Portugal 1500–1815 - History of Brazil - Slavery in Brazil - Economic history of Brazil - Casa grande (sugar plantation) - Demographics of Brazil
Mines in Brazil: Mines in Brazil
Energy and energy policy of Brazil: Energy in Brazil - Energy policy of Brazil
Electricity sector in Brazil: Electricity sector in Brazil
Coal mining in Brazil: Coal mining in Brazil
Nuclear power in Brazil: Nuclear power in Brazil
Agriculture in Brazil: Agriculture in Brazil, accounting for 21% of total labor force and for 29.7% of total GDP - main products are coffee, soybeans, wheat, rice, corn, sugarcane, cocoa, citrus, beef - Economic history of Brazil - Agriculture companies of Brazil - Copersucar - Coffee production in Brazil - Soybean production
Irrigation in Brazil: Irrigation in Brazil
Water management in the Metropolitan Region of São Paulo: Water management in the Metropolitan Region of São Paulo
Banking and banks in Brazil: Banking in Brazil - Banks of Brazil
Financial services and financial services companies of Brazil: Financial services companies of Brazil
Brazilian military government 1964-1985: Brazilian military government 1964-1985 - Human rights in Brazil - 14 mars 2011: Les premières poursuites pénales lancées mercredi au Brésil pour des crimes commis sous la dictature 1964-1985 font renaître l'espoir au sein des familles des victimes - 16 March: A Brazilian federal judge has blocked a move to try a retired army colonel for abuses allegedly committed during the country's military dictatorship - 26 April 2014: Brazilian former army colonel who admitted torturing and killing political prisoners under military rule up to the 1980s, but never regretted his actions, has been found dead - 10 December 2014: Brazil’s National Truth Commission delivers a damning report on the killings, disappearances and torture committed by government agents during the 1964-1985 military dictatorship, calling for those responsible to face prosecution
Taxation and budget in Brazil: Taxation in Brazil
Political parties, trade unions and workers' movement in Brazil: Political parties in Brazil - Trade unions in Brazil - Landless Workers' Movement, MST founded in January 1984
April/May 2016: Impeachment process against Dilma Rousseff, the charges against Rousseff include administrative misconduct and disregarding the federal budget, as well as suspected acts of corruption in Petrobras - 18 April: Brazilian congress votes to impeach president Dilma Rousseff - 19 April: President Dilma Rousseff vows long battle against impeachment - 21 April: Brazil president's chief accuser Eduardo Cunha faces investigations over alleged perjury, money laundering and bribes of his own - 6 mai: La justice suspend le président de l'Assemblée Cunha, instigateur de la destitution de Dilma Rousseff, accusé d'entrave à la justice dans le scandale Petrobas - 9 May 2016: Rousseff impeachment vote annulled - 10 mai: Le président de l'Assemblée Maranhao a fait volte-face et décidé de maintenir le processus de destitution de Dilma Rousseff - 12 mai: Le Sénat brésilien a approuvé jeudi par 55 voix contre 22 l'ouverture d'un procès en destitution de la présidente Dilma Rousseff - 23 May: The credibility of Brazil’s interim government rocked when planning minister Romero Jucá was forced to step aside amid further revelations about plot to impeach president Dilma Rousseff, as Jucá was recorded saying 'We have to change the government’ as the only means to stop a sweeping corruption investigation
October 2018 Brazilian general election: 7 October 2018 Brazilian general election
Social movements, criticism and protests in Brazil: Protests in Brazil
2013 protests in Brazil: 2013 protests in Brazil - 18 June 2013: Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of major Brazilian cities as protests spread against higher public transport costs, corruption and the billions of dollars being spent on new stadiums for the 2014 World Cup - 19 June: Protesters kept up the pressure with new demonstrations against growing cost of living on Tuesday in the country’s biggest cities, even as President Dilma Rousseff praises protest - 19 June: Brazil protests win fans among national football team - 20 June: As more than one million people have pledged via social media networks to march in 80 cities across Brazil, new protests kick off in Salvador - 21 June: At least one million people rallied across Brazil on Thursday in escalating mass demonstrations over the quality of public services and the high cost of staging the World Cup - 22 juin: Dilma Rousseff se dit à l'écoute de la rue et promet des réformes et combattre la corruption - 23 juin: Selon le premier sondage de l'institut Ibope, 75% des Brésiliens appuient le mouvement de protestation et les manifestations - 23 June: Latest Brazil protests bring 250,000 into streets demanding concrete steps and denouncing legislation that limits prosecution of corruption - 24 June: A tent camp set up by protesters outside the Rio de Janeiro governor's residence in this well-heeled seaside neighborhood provides a window onto the turmoil that has rocked Brazil - 24 juin: Dilma Rousseff propose un plan d'investissement de 19 milliards d'euros dans les transports publics et une assemblée constituante pour élaborer des réformes politiques pour sortir de la crise - 27 June: Brazilian police fired tear gas to disperse protesters near the football stadium in Belo Horizonte hosting a semi-final, with tens of thousands of people venting their anger
May-July 2014: 16 May: Protesters and police clashed in Sao Paulo, as demonstrations against the billions spent to host the World Cup and rallies calling for improved public services erupted in several Brazilian cities - 7 June: Police in Sao Paulo use batons and tear gas to disperse protesters on the second day of a metro strike - 9 June: Subway staff extend strike in Sao Paulo in defiance of a court ruling, seeking a pay rise of almost twice the annual inflation rate - 10 June: Despite two-day suspension of strike teargas fired by police at transport workers in Sao Paulo as mood about hosting the soccer World Cup remains sour among many - 11 June: 'We don't have hospitals, we don't have schools, but we have stadiums', residents of the Copa do Povo flash camp say - 12 June: As some airport workers have announced a twenty-four hour walkout in Rio de Janeiro, metro workers vote not to restart strike in Sao Paulo - 12 June: Anti-World Cup protests in Brazilian cities mark first day - 14 June: Despite police raids on activists' homes, protesters are gaining wide audiences with their calls for change in Brazil and beyond - 18 June: Police criticised after several people injured in eviction of tent community at site of proposed construction project in World Cup host city Recife - 29 June: Police fire tear gas to break up hundreds of protesters outside Rio de Janeiro's Maracana Stadium - 15 July: Fifteen reporters covering the final protest against the World Cup in Brazil were injured by police, according to the journalists' union in Rio de Janeiro
2016: 13 March 2016: Hundreds of thousands of Brazilians joined rallies across the country on Sunday against the government, struggling with an impeachment challenge, the worst recession in a century and the biggest corruption scandal in Brazil’s history - 28 June 2016: Rio police protest financial disaster ahead of Olympics - 4 August 2016: Brazilian police use tear gas and pepper spray to disperse protesters gathered along of the Olympic torch relay route near Rio de Janeiro, protesting against salary delays of public workers in Rio state - 5 septembre 2016: Des dizaines de milliers de Brésiliens soutenant l'ancienne présidente Dilma Rousseff destituée mercredi, ont défilé dans les rues de Sao Paulo contre son successeur Michel Temer - 17 November 2016: Brazil police use tear gas and pepper spray at austerity protest outside Rio parliament, where legislators proposed ways to cope with post-Olympics fiscal crisis that delayed payment to state workers, as the federal government says it won’t bail the state out, fearing that a cascade of states could ask for help, instead sending hundreds of military police against public workers kept from being paid - 5 décembre 2016: Au moins 20'000 personnes ont manifesté dans plusieurs villes du Brésil contre la corruption et scandaient également des slogans soutenant l'enquête autour du vaste scandale politique Petrobras
March-May 2017: 16 March 2017: Brazilian civil servants, rural workers and labor unions staged nationwide demonstrations against president Temer's pension reform plan - 29 April 2017: Brazilian unions have ratcheted up the pressure on president Temer with a nationwide general strike to protest austerity measures and corrupt politicians, that closed schools, disrupted transport networks and led to clashes with public security in several cities - 18 May 2017: Street protests and calls for impeachment of president Michel Temer as prosecutors are handed tapes of discussions about hush-money payments to jailed associate and powerbroker Eduardo Cunha - 25 May 2017: Protesters demanding the resignation of president Temer staged running battles with police and set fire to a ministry building in Brasilia, prompting the scandal-hit Temer to order the army onto the streets
Society, demographics, culture and human rights in Brazil: Brazilian society - Human rights in Brazil
Largest cities in Brazil: List of largest cities in Brazil
Demographics and ethnic groups in Brazil: Demographics of Brazil - Ethnic groups in Brazil
Genocide of indigenous peoples in Brazil: Genocide of indigenous peoples in Brazil
Indigenous Territories: Indigenous Territories
Afro-Brazilian culture: Afro-Brazilian culture
Asian Brazilian: Asian Brazilian
Immigration to Brazil: Immigration to Brazil
Women and women's rights in Brazil: Women in Brazil - Women's rights in Brazil
Education in Brazil by state and by city: Education in Brazil by state - Education in Brazil by city
Schools in Brazil: Schools in Brazil
Universities and higher education in Brazil: Universities and higher education in Brazil
Sport in Brazil: Sport in Brazil
August 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro: August 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro
June-August 2016: 18 June 2016: 49 days before the opening of the Olympics, the governor of Rio de Janeiro has declared a state of financial emergency and begged for federal support to avoid a 'total collapse in public security, health, education, transport and environmental management' - 21 June 2016: Rio's financial crisis reveals the moral bankruptcy of the Olympics - 25 July 2016: Olympic officials admit more than half of Athletes Village unfinished as Australian team is refusing to use the Athletes Village until leaks and other problems are resolved - 28 July 2016: Olympic organisers have put deadlines ahead of lives, resulting in the deaths of eleven construction workers, according to Rio de Janeiro’s chief inspector of labour conditions Raul Vital Brasil - 1 August 2016: Olympic sailing ramp in Rio de Janeiro collapses - 4 August: As Olympic flame arrives, local students and teachers reportedly take part in a demonstration, protesting against the heavy expenses Brazil had incurred while organizing the Summer Olympics - 4 August 2016: Wada-commissioned lawyer Richard McLaren accuses IOC of misrepresenting his doping report and findings, which were never designed to prove individual doping cases, but is about state-sponsored systemic doping over a period of four years across the majority of Olympic sports, manipulation of results, swapping of samples, preparation of wash-up schemes
Since 5 August 2016: 5/6 August 2016: After a turbulent seven-year build-up dogged by recession, double-digit unemployment, drugs scandals, crime, a public health crisis caused by the Zika virus and infrastructure stumbles, a glittering Rio Olympics opening ceremony party also includes the applause of dozens of more or less cynical or criminal persons in power of a planet in crisis and war, hosted near the Providência favela, which is home of one of the most powerful drug cartels in Rio, for boxers hit by corruption allegations, for Russians involved in the biggest-ever doping scandal, and amid Assad regime's, Russian and Iranian war crimes against the Syrian people, now in the 6th year - Syrian Assad regime at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics - Russian Putin regime at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics - Iranian regime at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics - Refugee Olympic Team serving as a fig leaf at the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics consisting of 10 competitors including 2 Syrian - 6 August 2016: In the wake of the publication of Professor Richard McLaren’s report that revealed jaw-dropping details of systemic doping in Russia, the IPC provisionally suspended Russia from the Paralympics - 10 août 2016: Le Comité organisateur des JO a reçu une décision judiciaire d'un juge fédéral 'qui interdit au comité organisateur de contrôler les manifestations à caractère politique sur les sites olympiques' - 18 August 2016: The President of European Olympic Committees and Olympic Committee of Ireland Patrick Hickey arrested for illegal tickets sale in Rio de Janeiro, at least six more persons could be involved in the plot
September 2016 Summer Paralympics: September 2016 Summer Paralympics
Health in Brazil: Health in Brazil
Newspapers in Brazil: List of newspapers in Brazil
Brazilian journalism: Brazilian journalism
Killed journalists in Brazil: Killed journalists in Brazil
Internet in Brazil: Internet in Brazil
Crime in Brazil: Crime in Brazil
Slavery in Brazil: Slavery in Brazil
List of massacres in Brazil since 1988: List of massacres in Brazil since 1988
1992/2013: Carandiru massacre 2 october 1992 - 21 April 2013: Twenty-three Brazilian police officers were sentenced to 156 years in jail each for their role in the killing of 111 inmates during Brazil's deadliest prison uprising in 1992
January 2013 Kiss nightclub fire - 28 January 2013: A fast-moving fire in a windowless nightclub in Santa Maria, filling the air in seconds with flames and a toxic smoke, killed more than 230 panicked partygoers
Police brutality in Brazil: Police brutality in Brazil
Corruption in Brazil: Corruption in Brazil
Since 2004 Mensalão scandal: Since 2004 Mensalão scandal
2012: 2 February 2012: Brazilian minister Negromonte resigns over 'corruption' - 25. Juli 2012: Unter den Angeklagten im Prozess zum Mensalão-Skandal frühere Parteifunktionäre, Abgeordnete, Unternehmer sowie der Kabinettschef des damaligen Präsidenten Lula da Silva - 3 August: Brazil's highest-profile corruption scandal trial has begun with dozens of former officials facing vote-buying charges - 30. August 2012: Erste Schuldsprüche im Prozess zum Mensalão-Skandal u.a. gegen João Paulo Cunha - 2. Oktober 2012: Weitere zwölf Politiker aus der Regierungszeit des früheren Präsidenten Lula da Silva der Bestechlichkeit schuldig gesprochen - 4 October: Brazil Mensalao trial - Lula aide 'led corruption scheme' - 10 October: Three aides of former president Lula convicted of fraud in relation to a vote-buying scheme in Congress - 25 November: President Dilma Rousseff has dismissed a number of senior officials accused of involvement in the latest corruption scandal to hit the government - 4 December: Dozens of Rio policemen held over drug lords' bribes
2015: 7 March 2015: Politicians face investigation in Brazil's biggest ever corruption scandal after court approved inquiry over kickbacks from the state-owned oil company Petrobras - 28 March: Dozens of Brazilian firms, including industrial companies and banks, are under investigation amid allegations they paid US$5.9 bln in bribes to tax officials, police says - 16 April: Brazil Workers' Party treasurer arrested in Petrobras corruption investigation - 6 August 2015: Two former executives of Brazilian construction giant OAS Pinheiro and Medeiros sentenced to 16 years in jail for corruption, money laundering and conspiracy to commit crimes - 18 August 2015: Nestor Cervero, former international chief of state-run oil firm Petrobras, sentenced to just over 12 years in prison for corruption and money laundering related to a bribe allegedly paid to the speaker of Brazil’s lower house of congress - 26 November 2015: As part of Petrobras corruption scandal and investigation, Brazilian police arrest the ruling party’s leader in the senate Amaral, who runs the senate’s economic affairs committee, and the head of Latin America’s biggest independent investment bank Esteves
2016: 4 March 2016: Brazilian police detain former president Lula in Petrobas corruption inquiry - 4 April 2016: Politicians from seven parties in Brazil were named as clients of Panama-based Mossack Fonseca law firm at the center of 'Panama Papers' massive data leak over possible tax evasion and white-collar crimes, but no politicians from Rousseff's Workers' Party were mentioned in the leaks, although it included at least 57 people or companies that had already been under investigation in Brazil for alleged involvement in the far-reaching graft scheme at state-run oil firm Petrobas - 26 août 2016: L'ancien président Lula, qui trempe dans des affaires de corruption et de blanchiment d'argent, a été officiellement inculpé - 21 September 2016: Brazil's ex-president Lula to stand trial for corruption in bribery scandal
2017: 30 janvier 2017: L'ex-homme le plus riche du Brésil Eike Batista, considéré comme fugitif, recherché dans le cadre du scandale de corruption Petrobras, affirme qu'il va se livrer à la justice - 11 February 2017: Brazil’s corruption scandal spreads across South America, as the workings of a secret 'bribery department' at the Brazilian construction conglomerate Odebrecht that suborned government officials around the world for years are being exposed by investigators - 17 février 2017: Les procureurs généraux de 11 pays se sont engagés jeudi à créer des équipes de travail communes pour coordonner leurs enquêtes sur le scandale de corruption d'Odebrecht, le groupe de BTP brésilien - 12 avril 2017: La Cour suprême du Brésil a donné son feu vert aux enquêtes pour corruption visant entre autres neuf ministres du gouvernement Temer - 23 May 2017: Tadeu Filippelli, a former vice-governor of the capital, cabinet adviser and close aide of president Temer in World Cup scheme, was among three senior politicians detained in Brazil’s latest corruption scandal - 21 June 2017: Brazil’s federal police has said that investigators have found evidence the president Temer received bribes to help businesses - 12 July 2017: Brazil's ex-president Lula sentenced to nearly 10 years in prison after being found guilty on corruption and money-laundering charges, linked to oil giant Petrobras scandal
Killed environmentalists in Brazil:
Drugs and illegal drug trade in Brazil: Drugs in Brazil - Illegal drug trade in Brazil
Human trafficking in Brazil: Human trafficking in Brazil
Domestic violence in Brazil: Domestic violence in Brazil
Violence against women in Brazil: Violence against women in Brazil
Judiciary of Brazil: Judiciary of Brazil
Courts system in Brazil: Courts system in Brazil
Treaties of Brazil: Treaties of Brazil
Brazilian participation in international organizations: Brazilian participation in international organizations
Since 1986 South Atlantic Peace and Cooperation Zone: South Atlantic Peace and Cooperation Zone since 1986
Bilateral relations of Brazil: Bilateral relations of Brazil
Brazil/Argentina relations: Brazil/Argentina relations
Brazil/Chile relations: Brazil/Chile relations
Brazil/China relations: Brazil/China relations
Brazil/Paraguay relations: Brazil/Paraguay relations
Coordinator of Indigenous Organizations of the Amazon River Basin: Coordinator of Indigenous Organizations of the Amazon River Basin
1815-1825 'United Kingdom' of Portugal and Brazil: 1815-1825 United Kingdom of Portugal, Brazil and the Algarves
Brazil/South Africa relations: Brazil/South Africa relations
Brazil/Turkey relations: Brazil/Turkey relations
Brazil/United Kingdom relations: Brazil/United Kingdom relations
Brazil/USA relations: Brazil/USA relations
2013: 10 April 2013: Brazil's Dilma Rousseff tells Barack Obama of currency worries - 11 July 2013: Angry Latin America wants answers on allegations of US spying - 16 July: Brazil calls USA explanation of its alleged spying 'insufficient' - 7 August: Brazil-based Guardian reporter Glenn Greenwald said that he had received more than 15,000 secret USA government documents from intelligence leaker Edward Snowden - 2 September: Brazil summons USA ambassador over spying allegations - 3 September: The Brazilian government condemned USA spy program that reportedly targeted the nation's leader, labeled it an unacceptable invasion of sovereignty - 6 September: President Obama has promised his Brazilian and Mexican counterparts that the US would cooperate with their governments to address concerns over alleged USA spying - 17/18 September 2013: Brazilian president postpones Washington visit over NSA spying - 24 September: Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff speaking at the UN general assembly accused the NSA of violating international law by its indiscriminate collection of personal information of Brazilian citizens and economic espionage - 7 November: Brazil and Germany call for UN action on spying amid a backlash against USA spying on its allies - 13 novembre: L’offensive anti-NSA du Brésil - 18 December: Brazil reportedly will not grant Edward Snowden asylum
Natural disasters in Brazil: Natural disasters in Brazil
Cyclones and storms in Brazil: March 2004 Cyclone Catarina
Floods and landslides in Brazil: Floods in Brazil - Landslides in Brazil
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Canada - Settlement of the Americas - Aboriginal peoples in Canada - Former colonies and territories in Canada - History of Canada
Uranium mining in Canada: Uranium mining in Canada
Energy and energy policy of Canada: Energy and energy policy of Canada
Renewable energy in Canada: Renewable energy in Canada
Forestry in Canada: Forestry in Canada - Forests of Canada
Fishing and fishing industry in Canada: Fishing and fishing industry in Canada
Aquaculture in Canada: Aquaculture in Canada
Water in Canada: Water in Canada
Transport in Canada: Transportation in Canada
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Minimum wage in Canada: Minimum wage in Canada
Poverty in Canada: Poverty in Canada - Homelessness in Canada - Out of the Cold
Unemployment in Canada: Unemployment in Canada
2 May 2011 Canadian federal election: Canadian federal election 2 May 2011
Provinces and territories of Canada: Provinces and territories of Canada
Social movements and protests in Canada: Protests in Canada
January/February 2017: 21 January 2017 Women's March in cities around the world, including Balfour, Bowen Island, Calgary, Castlegar, Charlottetown, Courtenay, Edmonton, Fredericton, Gabriola Island, Grand Forks, Halifax, Hamilton, Kamloops, Kelowna, Kimberly, Kingston, Kootenay Bay, Lethbridge, London, Montréal, Nanaimo, North West River, Orangedale, Ottawa, Prince George, Revelstoke, Roberts Creek, St. Catharines, Saint John, Salmon Arm, Salt Spring Island, Saskatoon, St. John's, Sutton, Sydney, Tofino, Toronto, Victoria, Winnipeg, and Yellowknife, to promote women's rights and to address racial inequities, workers' issues, and environmental issues - 31 January 2017: Canadians across the country hold vigils for Quebec mosque shooting victims - 3 February 2017: Hundreds across Canada, many of them belonging to local synagogues, churches and temples, gathered around mosques to form protective barriers, described as 'human shields' and 'rings of peace', as Muslims in the country marked their first Friday prayers since a gunman shot dead six men who were praying at a Quebec mosque
Canadian society, demographics, culture and human rights: Canadian society - Social history of Canada
Demographics, ethnic origins of people and immigration to Canada: Demographics of Canada - Ethnic origins of people in Canada - History of immigration to Canada - Immigration to Canada
History of Black people in Canada: History of Black people in Canada
Natural scientific research in Canada: Natural scientific research in Canada
Human rights in Canada: Human rights in Canada
Freedom of speech in Canada: Freedom of speech in Canada - Censorship in Canada
Health care in Canada: Health care in Canada
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Crime in Canada: Crime in Canada
Anti-Aboriginal racism and violence against Aboriginal people in Canada: Anti-Aboriginal racism in Canada - Violence against Aboriginal people in Canada
Corruption in Canada: Corruption in Canada
Catholic sexual abuse cases in Canada: Catholic sexual abuse cases in Canada
Law and law enforcement in Canada: Law enforcement in Canada - Law of Canada
Law enforcement agencies in Canada: List of law enforcement agencies in Canada
Foreign relations of Canada: Foreign relations of Canada
Canadian mining in Latin America and the Caribbean: Canadian mining in Latin America and the Caribbean
Canada/Afghanistan relations: Canada/Afghanistan relations
Canada/El Salvador relations: Canada/El Salvador relations
Canada/Eritrea relations: Canada/Eritrea relations
Canada/European Union relations: Canada/European Union relations
Canada/France relations: Canada/France relations
Canada/Germany relations: Canada/Germany relations
Canada/Greece relations: Canada/Greece relations
Canada/Honduras relations: Canada/Honduras relations
Canada/Israel relations: Canada/Israel relations
Canada/Romania relations: Canada/Romania relations
Canada/Romania trade relations: Canada/Romania trade relations
Canada/Russia relations: Canada/Russia relations - Uranium One
2014/2015: 17 September 2014: Canada announces more sanctions against Russia for military aggression in Ukraine - 10 February 2015: After meeting with Germany’s chancellor Angela Merkel Canada's PM Stephen Harper says Russia's Putin should halt fighting in Ukraine by Russian-backed militants and that he won’t rule out sending lethal weapons for Ukraine - 18 February 2015: Canada hits Russian regime with more sanctions over Ukraine - 12 May 2015: Canada calls on Russia to leave occupied territory of Ukraine - 13 May 2015: Canadian FM Rob Nicholson says Russian regime has proved it cannot be trusted - 4 June 2015: Canada's PM Stephen Harper says Russia can't rejoin G-7 with Putin in power - 17 November 2015: Canadian PM Trudeau slams Russian regime for invading Ukraine, saying 'that Russia's interference in Ukraine must cease'
Canada/Syria relations: Canada/Syria relations
Canada/Ukraine relations: Canada/Ukraine relations
Canada/United Kingdom relations: Canada/United Kingdom relations
Canada/Vatican relations: Canada/Vatican relations
Environmental issues in Canada: Environmental issues in Canada - Pollution in Canada - Air pollution in Canada - Canada and the Kyoto Protocol - Great Bear Rainforest
Forests and wildlife of Canada: Forests of Canada - Wildlife of Canada
Disasters in Canada: Disasters in Canada
Natural disasters in Canada: Natural disasters in Canada
Wildfires in Canada: Wildfires in Canada
Floods in Canada: Floods in Canada


Chile - Geography of Chile - Geology of Chile - Indigenous peoples in Chile - European conquest and colonization 1540–1810 - History of Chile - Demographics of Chile
Salvador Allende (26 July 1908 - 11 September 1973) - 20 July 2011: Chile inquiry confirms President Allende killed himself 1973 amid attacks of planes, tanks etc. (Video) - 19 August 2011: Chile ups Pinochet victims number - 11 September 2011: Chile remembers its 9/11 - thousands march to remember more than 3000 people killed during Pinochet dictatorship - 29 November: Chile seeks former US military attache Ray Davis extradition over 1973 coup murder (murdered US journalist Charles Horman and Frank Teruggi) - 11 juin 2012: Violents affrontements lors d'un hommage à l'ancien dictateur Pinochet - 21 June: Chile ex-leader's father Alberto Bachelet probably 'died of torture' after 1973 military coup, judge Mario Carroza says - 18 July: Chile charges two over General Alberto Bachelet's death - 5 September 2012: Chile ex-police chief Contreras sentenced for murder of Ramon Martinez who died in police custody in 1975 - 27 July 2013: Human rights lawyer Eduardo Contreras wants charges brought against the father of the centre-right presidential candidate Evelyn Matthei for the murder of the father of centre-left candidate Michelle Bachelet, whose father General Bachelet was tortured to death in 1974 in a military facility directed by the father of candidate Evelyn Matthei General Matthei - 5 September 2013: Chile's judges made an unprecedented apology to victims of state abuse during the regime of dictator Pinochet - 9 septembre: Manifestations pour l'anniversaire du coup d'État de 1973 - 10 septembre 2013: Quarante ans après le coup d'État qui a renversé et tué Salvador Allende, le Chili reste divisé sur la dictature de Pinochet en raison de l’impunité - 23 December 2013: A judge has found eight former members of the military guilty of murdering political opponents during the rule of Pinochet - 4 March 2015: Chile’s top prosecutor has filed tax fraud, money laundering and bribery charges against senior former officials and financiers of a political party created to perpetuate the economic legacy of dictator Augusto Pinochet - 23 July 2015: A Chilean judge has ordered the arrest of seven army officers for questioning over an attack on two democracy activists who were doused with petrol by soldiers and set on fire in 1986 - 14 August 2015: Former Pinochet general Rurange has died in an apparent suicide days after a court sentenced him to 20 years for planning the murder of Eugenio Berrios to obstruct investigations, whose body was found in 1995 - 2 November 2015: For nearly three decades after Veronica de Negri's 19-year-old son Rodrigo Rojas was burned to death by Chilean soldiers during the Pinochet dictatorship, her hunt for justice had been fruitless but in 2015, since Supreme Court' decisions and among hundreds of cases sent to prosecutors, seven former military officers charged for burning de Negri's son alive while he was photographing a political protest in 1986 - 12 December 2015: Former conscript in the Chilean army Reyes charged with murder after confessing on a live radio phone-in to participating in the deaths of 18 opponents of the late military dictator Augusto Pinochet - 27 June 2016: A Florida jury has found former Chilean army lieutenant Barrientos Nuñez, who fled Chile in 1989 and became a USA citizen, liable for the 1973 extrajudicial killing of the popular folk singer Victor Jara in 1973, following the USA-backed 1973 Chilean coup d'état, awarding $28m in damages to his widow and daughters after a two-week civil trial
Foreign trade of Chile: Foreign trade of Chile
Trade unions in Chile: Trade unions in Chile
Social movements and protests in Chile: Protests in Chile - Student protests in Chile since 2006
2011: 2011 Magallanes protests - 2011-2012 student protests in Chile - 30. Juli 2011: In Chile drängen Streiks und Proteste die Regierung Pinera in die Defensive - 4 August: In Santiago new protests of students calling for reforms - police use tear gas, water and detain 235 students - 10 August: Chile police clash with protesters during student march - 24 August: Violent start of two-day nationwide strike demanding reforms - constitution, labour law, education, tax and pension system - 26 August 2011: Tens of thousands rally on the second day of the general strike - a teenage boy shot on Thursday night - 30 August: 5 police officers dismissed after police admitted that the teenage boy was killed by a police weapon on 25 August - NZZ 31. August: Mehrzahl der Bergarbeiter von Copiapó - die Helden von Chile und damaligen Medienstars - hält sich ein Jahr nach Rettung mit Gelegenheitsjobs über Wasser - 11 September 2011: Chile remembers its 9/11 - thousands march to remember more than 3000 people killed during Pinochet dictatorship - 18 October: Ongoing education protests turn violent
Society, demographics, culture and human rights in Chile: Chilean society - Human rights in Chile
Demographics and ethnic groups in Chile: Demographics of Chile - Ethnic groups in Chile
Indigenous peoples in Chile: Indigenous peoples in Chile - Languages of Chile
Science, technology and astronomy in Chile: Science and technology in Chile - Astronomy in Chile
Healthcare in Chile: Healthcare in Chile
Internet in Chile: Internet in Chile
Crime in Chile: Crime in Chile
List of Chilean coups d'état: List of Chilean coups d'état
Corruption in Chile: Corruption in Chile
Domestic violence in Chile: Domestic violence in Chile
Judiciary of Chile: Judiciary of Chile
Law enforcement agencies of Chile: Law enforcement agencies of Chile
Foreign relations of Chile: Foreign relations of Chile
Chile/Australia relations: Chile/Australia relations
Chile/Bolivia relations: Chile/Bolivia relations
Chile/Brazil relations: Chile/Brazil relations
Chile/Germany relations: Chile/Germany relations
Chile/USA relations: Chile/USA relations
Environmental issues in Chile: Environmental issues in Chile
Natural disasters in Chile: Natural disasters in Chile
2010: 2010 Chile earthquake - April 2014 Iquique earthquake - 2 April 2014: At least 5 people dead as magnitude-8.2 earthquake hits northern Chile, setting off a small tsunami that forced evacuations along the country's Pacific coast - 3 April: 7.8-magnitude aftershock shakes Chile's north coast, new evacuations
Tsunamis in Chile: Tsunamis in Chile
Landslides in Chile: Landslides in Chile
Wildfires in Chile: Wildfires in Chile


Colombia - Geography of Colombia - Indigenous peoples in Colombia - Spanish conquest of the Chibchan Nations - Immigration to Colombia - History of Colombia - Demographics of Colombia
Mining and energy in Colombia: Mining and energy
Foreign investment in Colombia: Foreign investment in Colombia
Poverty and social class in Colombia: Poverty in Colombia - Social class in Colombia
Taxation in Colombia: Taxation in Colombia
Political parties and trade unions in Colombia: List of political parties in Colombia - Trade unions in Colombia
October 2015 Colombian regional and municipal elections: 25 October 2015 Colombian regional and municipal elections
Society, demographics, culture and human rights in Colombia: Colombian society - Social class in Colombia - Human rights in Colombia
List of cities in Colombia: List of cities in Colombia
Demographics and ethnic groups in Colombia: Demographics of Colombia - Ethnic groups in Colombia
Colombian culture and languages of Colombia: Colombian culture - Languages of Colombia
Women's rights in Colombia: Women's rights in Colombia
Children's rights in Colombia: Children's rights in Colombia
Education in Colombia: Education in Colombia
Colleges and universities in Colombia: Universities and colleges in Colombia
Health and healthcare in Colombia: Health care in Colombia
List of hospitals in Colombia: List of hospitals in Colombia by region
Newspapers in Colombia: List of newspapers in Colombia
Internet in Colombia: Internet in Colombia
Crime in Colombia: Crime in Colombia
Corruption in Colombia: Corruption in Colombia
Illegal drug trade in Colombia and Coca production in Colombia: Illegal drug trade in Colombia - Coca production in Colombia
Drug barons of Colombia: Drug barons of Colombia
Kidnappings in Colombia: Kidnappings in Colombia
Terrorism in Colombia, drug trade, paramilitary groups and guerrilla: Terrorism in Colombia
Drug cartels in Colombia, paramilitary groups', illegal drug trade and terrorism: Drug cartels in Colombia - Right-wing paramilitary groups in Colombia are armed groups acting in opposition to FARC and their allies among the civilian population, these paramilitary groups control the large majority of the illegal drug trade of cocaine and other substances and are the parties responsible for most of the human rights violations in the latter half of the ongoing Colombian Armed Conflict, according to several international human rights and governmental organizations, right-wing paramilitary groups have been responsible for at least 70 to 80% of political murders in Colombia per year, with the remainder committed by leftist guerrillas and government forces - Since 1993 'La Oficina de Envigado', a drug cartel and criminal organization - Since 2001 'Los Urabeños', a Colombian, drug trafficking neo-paramilitary group involved in the Colombian armed conflict and considered the most powerful neo-paramilitary group in Colombia - Since 2004 'Los Rastrojos', a Colombian drug trafficking paramilitary organization engaged in the Colombian armed conflict - Since 2006 'Águilas Negras', a series of Colombian drug trafficking, right wing, counter-revolutionary, paramilitary organizations made up of new and preexisting paramilitary forces, who emerged from the failures of the demobilization process between 2004 and 2006
Colombian armed conflict 1964-present: Colombian armed conflict 1964-present
1996-2014 List of attacks attributed to FARC: 1996-2014 List of attacks attributed to FARC
2011: 1. November 2011: Kolumbiens Geheimdienst DAS von Staatspräsident Santos per Dekret aufgelöst - 5 November 2011: Columbian forces kill Farc leader during mountain assault - 3 April 2012: Colombia's Farc has released 'their last 10 police and military hostages' - some of whom have spent 14 years in captivity - 27 April: Farc has killed eight people including an infant in two separate attacks - 30 avril 2012: Le journaliste français Roméo Langlois disparu en Colombie - les autorités lancent un appel aux Farc - 3 mai: Une unité régionale de la guérilla a revendiqué la capture de Roméo Langlois - 19 July 2012: Clashes in Colombia over military post row - 28 August: President Juan Manuel Santos seeking negotiations with Farc - 7 September: President Santos rejects Farc ceasefire call - 'We will not give anything until we get the final agreement', he says - 17/18 October: Colombia and Farc negotiators set off for Oslo peace talks - 21 October 2012: Five soldiers killed in first major attack by Farc rebels since peace talks were launched in Oslo
Colombian law and law enforcement: Colombian law
Foreign relations of Colombia: Foreign relations of Colombia
Colombia/France relations: Colombia/France relations
Colombia/Panama relations: Colombia/Panama relations
Colombia/Spain relations: Colombia/Spain relations
Colombia/USA relations: Colombia/USA relations
Colombia/Venezuela relations: Colombia/Venezuela relations
Environment of Colombia: Environment of Colombia
Environmental issues in Colombia: Environmental issues in Colombia
Deforestation in Colombia: Deforestation in Colombia
Illegal drug trade in Colombia: Illegal drug trade in Colombia
Natural hazards in Colombia: Natural hazards in Colombia
Earthquakes in Colombia: Earthquakes in Colombia
Hurricanes in Colombia: Hurricanes in Colombia
Landslides in Colombia: Landslides in Colombia


Costa Rica - Geography of Costa Rica - Indigenous peoples of Costa Rica - Spanish colonization 1502-1821 - History of Costa Rica - Demographics of Costa Rica
Forests and deforestation in Costa Rica: Forests of Costa Rica - Deforestation in Costa Rica
Ministry of Public Security's Public Force: Ministry of Public Security's Public Force
Costa Rican Civil War 1948 and Constitutional Assembly election 8 December 1948: Costa Rican Civil War 1948 - Costa Rican Constitutional Assembly election 8 December 1948
Politics and elections in Costa Rica: Elections in Costa Rica
Society, demographics, culture and human rights in Costa Rica: Costa Rican society - Demographics of Costa Rica - Human rights in Costa Rica
Indigenous peoples of Costa Rica and others: Indigenous peoples of Costa Rica
Education in Costa Rica: Education in Costa Rica
Health care in Costa Rica: Health care in Costa Rica
Crime in Costa Rica: Crime in Costa Rica
Human trafficking in Costa Rica: Human trafficking in Costa Rica
Environment of Costa Rica: Environment of Costa Rica
Immigration to Costa Rica: Immigration to Costa Rica
Costa Rica/Brazil relations: Costa Rica/Brazil relations
Costa Rica/Panama relations: Costa Rica/Panama relations - Sixaola River
Natural disasters in Costa Rica: Natural disasters in Costa Rica
Hurricanes and storms in Costa Rica: Hurricanes in Costa Rica - Tropical Storm Alma 2008


Cuba - Geography of Cuba - Chronology of Spanish colonial period of Cuba 1492-1898 - History of Cuba - Demographics of Cuba
Tobacco in Cuba: Tobacco in Cuba
Economic history and economic cycles in Cuba: History of Cuban economy since 1959 revolution
Since 1962 rationing in Cuba: Rationing in Cuba since 1962
Tourism in Cuba: Tourism in Cuba
Cuban Revolutionary Armed Forces: Cuban Revolutionary Armed Forces - Military history of Cuba
Taxation in Cuba: Taxation in Cuba
2015: 20 April 2015: For the first time since the 1959 revolution, two opposition candidates were permitted to stand for election in municipal elections in Havana
Society, demographics, culture and human rights in Cuba: Cuban society
Chinese Cuban since 1847: Chinese Cuban since 1847
Education in Cuba: Education in Cuba - Schools in Cuba
Water supply and sanitation in Cuba: Water supply and sanitation in Cuba
Media of Cuba: Media of Cuba
Human rights in Cuba: Human rights in Cuba
Political parties, democracy movement, protests and repression in Cuba: Cuban democracy movements - List of political parties in Cuba - Political oppression in Cuba
Crime in Cuba: Crime in Cuba
Corruption in Cuba: Corruption in Cuba
Terrorism in Cuba: Terrorism in Cuba
Human trafficking in Cuba: Human trafficking in Cuba
Law, judicial system and law enforcement in Cuba: Cuban law - Judicial system of Cuba - Law enforcement in Cuba
People's Supreme Court of Cuba: People's Supreme Court of Cuba
Cuban intelligence agencies: Cuban intelligence agencies - 'Dirección General de Inteligencia', the main state intelligence agency of the government of Cuba
Foreign relations of Cuba: Foreign relations of Cuba
Cuba and international organizations and groups: International organizations and groups
Cuba/PR of China relations: Cuba/PR of China relations - Chinese Cuban
Cuba/European Union relations: Cuba/European Union relations
Cuba/Israel relations: History of the Jews in Cuba
Cuba/Iran relations: Cuba/Iran relations
Cuba/Oceania relations: Cuba/Oceania relations
Cuba/Spain relations: Cuba/Spain relations
1895-1898 Cuban War of Independence: 1895-1898 Cuban War of Independence
Cuba/USA relations: Cuba/USA relations
1906-1909 USA second occupation of Cuba: USA second occupation of Cuba 1906–1909
1953-1959 Cuban Revolution: 1953-1959 Cuban Revolution
Since 1960 USA embargo against Cuba: Since 1960 USA embargo against Cuba
1962 Cuban Missile Crisis: 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis
Since 1962 ongoing CIA activities in Cuba: CIA activities in the Caribbean and in Cuba
Cuba/Venezuela relations: Cuba/Venezuela relations
Ecoregions in Cuba: List of ecoregions in Cuba
Water in Cuba: Water in Cuba
Natural distasters in Cuba: Natural disasters in Cuba
Earthquakes in Cuba: Earthquakes in Cuba


Dominican Republic - Geography of the Dominican Republic - Indigenous peoples of the Caribbean - Taíno people - Chiefdoms of Hispaniola - Captaincy General of Santo Domingo 1493-1821 - History of the Dominican Republic - Demographics of the Dominican Republic
Society, demographics, culture and human rights in the Dominican Republic: Dominican Republic society - Human rights in the Dominican Republic
Demographics of the Dominican Republic: Demographics of the Dominican Republic
Culture and languages of the Dominican Republic: Culture of the Dominican Republic - Languages of the Dominican Republic
Women in the Dominican Republic: Women in the Dominican Republic
Education in the Dominican Republic: Education in the Dominican Republic
Health in the Dominican Republic: Health in the Dominican Republic
Media in the Dominican Republic: Media in the Dominican Republic
Newspapers published in the Dominican Republic: Newspapers published in the Dominican Republic
Radio and television in the Dominican Republic: Radio in the Dominican Republic - Television in the Dominican Republic
Internet in the Dominican Republic: Internet in the Dominican Republic
Crime in the Dominican Republic: Crime in the Dominican Republic
Human trafficking in the Dominican Republic: Human trafficking in the Dominican Republic
Foreign relations of the Dominican Republic: Foreign relations of the Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic/France relations: French occupation of Santo Domingo 1795-1809
Hurricanes and floods in the Dominican Republic: Hurricanes in the Dominican Republic


Ecuador - Geography of Ecuador - Indigenous peoples in Ecuador - Pre-Columbian Ecuador - Spanish colonization of the Americas - History of Ecuador - Demographics of Ecuador
Energy and petroleum in Ecuador: Energy in Ecuador
Economic history of Ecuador since the early 1980s and business cycles: Economic history of Ecuador since the early 1980s
Taxation in Ecuador: Taxation in Ecuador
Political parties and trade unions in Ecuador: Political parties in Ecuador - Trade unions in Ecuador
Elections and politics in Ecuador: Elections in Ecuador
April 2007 Ecuadorian Constituent Assembly referendum: 15 April 2007 Ecuadorian Constituent Assembly referendum
Social movements and protests in Ecuador: Protests in Ecuador
Society, demographics, culture and human rights in Ecuador: Ecuadorian society - Human rights in Ecuador
Demographics and ethnic groups in Ecuador: Demographics of Ecuador - Ethnic groups in Ecuador
Indigenous peoples in Ecuador: Indigenous peoples in Ecuador
Women in Ecuador: Women in Ecuador
Education in Ecuador: Education in Ecuador
Health in Ecuador: Health in Ecuador
Crime in Ecuador: Crime in Ecuador
Domestic violence in Ecuador: Domestic violence in Ecuador
Human trafficking in Ecuador: Human trafficking in Ecuador
Terrorism in Ecuador: Terrorism in Ecuador
Law and law enforcement in Ecuador: Ecuadorian law - Constitutional history of Ecuador
Law enforcement in Ecuador: Law enforcement in Ecuador
National Police of Ecuador: National Police of Ecuador
2010 Ecuador crisis: 2010 Ecuador crisis
Foreign relations of Ecuador: Foreign relations of Ecuador
Ecuador/Colombia relations: Ecuador/Colombia relations
Ecuador/Peru relations: Ecuador/Peru relations
Ecuador/Venezuela relations: Ecuador/Venezuela relations
Natural disasters in Ecuador: Natural disasters in Ecuador
Earthquakes in Ecuador: Earthquakes in Ecuador


El Salvador - Geography of El Salvador - History of El Salvador - Demographics of El Salvador
Energy in El Salvador: Energy in El Salvador
Water resources management in El Salvador: Water resources management in El Salvador
Taxation in El Salvador: Taxation in El Salvador
Education in El Salvador: Education in El Salvador
Telecommunications in El Salvador: Telecommunications in El Salvador
Illegal drug trade in El Salvador: Illegal drug trade in El Salvador
Human trafficking in El Salvador: Human trafficking in El Salvador
Gangs in El Salvador: Gangs in El Salvador
Environment of El Salvador: Environment of El Salvador
Foreign relations of El Salvador: Foreign relations of El Salvador
El Salvador/Australia relations: El Salvador/Australia relations
El Salvador/Canada relations: El Salvador/Canada relations
El Salvador/USA relations: El Salvador/USA relations
Earthquakes in El Salvador: Earthquakes in El Salvador


Guatemala - Geography of Guatemala - History of Guatemala - Demographics of Guatemala
Mineral industry and mines in Guatemala: Mineral industry of Guatemala - Mines in Guatemala
Energy in Guatemala: Energy in Guatemala
Coffee production in Guatemala: Coffee production in Guatemala
Foreign trade of Guatemala: Globalization and poverty in Guatemala
Elections and politics in Guatemala: Elections in Guatemala
Society, demographics, culture and human rights in Guatemala: Guatemalan society
Demographics and ethnic groups in Guatemala: Demographics of Guatemala - Ethnic groups in Guatemala
Indigenous peoples in Guatemala: Indigenous peoples in Guatemala
Culture and languages of Guatemala: Culture of Guatemala - Languages of Guatemala
Women in Guatemala: Women in Guatemala
Health and healthcare in Guatemala: Health in Guatemala
Media of Guatemala: Media of Guatemala
Crime in Guatemala: Crime in Guatemala
Corruption in Guatemala: Corruption in Guatemala
Terrorism in Guatemala: Terrorism in Guatemala
Gangs in Guatemala: Gangs in Guatemala
Human trafficking in Guatemala: Human trafficking in Guatemala
Violence against women in Guatemala: Violence against women in Guatemala
Foreign relations of Guatemala: Foreign relations of Guatemala
Guatemala/USA relations: Guatemala/USA relations
Natural disasters in Guatemala: Natural disasters in Guatemala
2005 Hurricane Stan: Hurricane Stan 2005


Haiti - Geography of Haiti - Chiefdoms of 'Hispaniola' of the Taíno inhabitants until 1492 - Spanish Hispaniola 1492–1625 - Colony of France Saint-Domingue 1625–1804 - Slavery in Haiti - The rising of the slaves 1791–1793 - Haitian Revolution 1791-1804, elimination of slavery and the founding of the Republic of Haiti - History of Haiti - Demographics of Haiti
Electricity sector in Haiti: Electricity sector in Haiti
Coffee production in Haiti: Coffee production in Haiti
Poverty in Haiti: Poverty in Haiti
Elections and politics in Haiti: Elections in Haiti
Haitian people of Taíno descent: Haitian people of Taíno descent
Culture and languages of Haiti: Culture of Haiti - Languages of Haiti
Women's rights in Haiti: Women's rights in Haiti
Education in Haiti: Education in Haiti
Health in Haiti: Health in Haiti
Since 2010 Haiti cholera outbreak: Since 2010 Haiti cholera outbreak
Media of Haiti: Media of Haiti
Crime in Haiti: Crime in Haiti
Corruption in Haiti: Corruption in Haiti
Illegal drug trade in Haiti: Illegal drug trade in Haiti
Modern day slavery in Haiti: Modern day slavery
Sexual violence in Haiti: Sexual violence in Haiti
Environmental issues in Haiti: Environmental issues in Haiti
Haiti/Chile relations: Haiti/Chile relations
Haiti/Venezuela relations: Haiti/Venezuela relations
Deforestation in Haiti: Deforestation in Haiti
Water supply and sanitation in Haiti: Water supply and sanitation in Haiti
Natural disasters in Haiti: Natural disasters in Haiti
Earthquakes in Haiti: Earthquakes in Haiti
Hurricanes, storms and floods in Haiti: Hurricanes in Haiti


Honduras - Geography of Honduras - History of Honduras - Demographics of Honduras
Water, bodies of water and rivers of Honduras: Water in Honduras - Bodies of water of Honduras - List of rivers of Honduras
Energy and electricity sector in Honduras: Energy in Honduras - Electricity sector in Honduras
Renewable energy in Honduras: Renewable energy in Honduras
Killed environmental activists in Honduras:
Foreign trade of Honduras: Foreign trade of Honduras
Political parties and trade unions in Honduras: Political parties in Honduras - Trade unions in Honduras
Elections and politics in Honduras: Elections in Honduras
2005 Honduran general election: November 2005 Honduran general election
2016: 8 March 2016: Officials in Honduras have refused coordinator of Friends of the Earth Mexico and director of the NGO 'Otros Mundos' Gustavo Castro Soto, who was shot twice during the murder of environmental activist Berta Cáceres and only survived by playing dead, to leave the country and return to his native Mexico - 8 March 2016: The catalogue of failures in the investigation into the death of Indigenous leader Berta Cáceres last week exposes the Honduran government’s absolute lack of willingness to protect human rights defenders in the country, rights group says after visiting Honduras - 16 March 2016: Nelson García, another indigenous activist has been murdered in Honduras amid an escalating wave of repression against the relatives and colleagues of renowned campaigner Berta Cáceres, who was murdered less than two weeks ago - 11 October 2016: Environmentalists Tomás Gómez Membreño and Alexander García, two indigenous activists in Honduras, have survived separate assassination attempts this week, seven months after their leader, the environmentalist Berta Cáceres was shot dead in her home
Social movements and protests in Honduras: Protests in Honduras
Society, demographics, culture and human rights in Honduras: Honduran society
Demographics and ethnic groups in Honduras: Demographics of Honduras - Ethnicity in Honduras - Ethnic groups in Honduras
Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras: Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras COPINH
Caracoles: Caracoles
Culture and languages in Honduras: Culture of Honduras - Languages of Honduras
Gender inequality in Honduras: Gender inequality in Honduras
Education in Honduras: Education in Honduras
Health and healthcare in Honduras: Health in Honduras
List of journalists killed in Honduras since 1983: List of journalists killed in Honduras since 1983
Internet in Honduras: Internet in Honduras
Corruption and organised crime in Honduras:
Honduras/Canada relations: Honduras/Canada relations
Honduras/El Salvador relations: Honduras/El Salvador relations
Honduras/European Union relations: Honduras/European Union relations
Honduras/Guatemala relations: Honduras/Guatemala relations
Honduras/Mexico relations: Honduras/Mexico relations
1821-1823 First Mexican Empire: 1821-1823 First Mexican Empire
Honduras/Nicaragua relations: Honduras/Nicaragua relations
1963 Honduran coup d'état: 1963 Honduran coup d'état
Natural disasters in Honduras: Natural disasters in Honduras
Floods in Honduras:

Jamaica - Geography of Jamaica - Indigenous peoples of the Caribbean - Taíno people - History of Jamaica - Spanish colonization of the Americas - Colony of Santiago (Jamaica) 1509-1655 - British invasion of Jamaica 1655 - British colony of Jamaica 1655-1962 - European colonization and slavery in the Americas since the 16th century - Jamaicans of African ancestry - Demographics of Jamaica
Water in Jamaica: Water in Jamaica
Water supply and sanitation in Jamaica: Water supply and sanitation in Jamaica
Society, demographics, culture and human rights in Jamaica: Jamaican society - Human rights in Jamaica
Subdivisions of Jamaica: Subdivisions of Jamaica
Demographics and ethnic groups in Jamaica: Demographics of Jamaica - Ethnic groups in Jamaica
Igbo people in Jamaica: Igbo people in Jamaica
Education in Jamaica: Education in Jamaica
Schools in Jamaica: Schools in Jamaica
Health and healthcare in Jamaica: Health in Jamaica
Jamaica at the Olympics: Jamaica at the Olympics
Media in Jamaica: Media in Jamaica
Crime in Jamaica: Crime in Jamaica
Human trafficking in Jamaica: Human trafficking in Jamaica
Foreign relations of Jamaica: Foreign relations of Jamaica
Jamaica/Brazil relations: Jamaica/Brazil relations
Jamaica/Trinidad and Tobago relations: Jamaica/Trinidad and Tobago relations
Climate of Jamaica: Climate of Jamaica
Protected areas of Jamaica: Protected areas of Jamaica
Natural disasters in Jamaica: Natural disasters in Jamaica
Hurricanes in Jamaica: Hurricanes in Jamaica


Mexico - Geography of Mexico - History of Mexico - Demographics of Mexico
Petroleum industry in Mexico: Petroleum industry in Mexico - Pemex
Irrigation in Mexico: Irrigation in Mexico
Water supply and sanitation in Mexico: Water supply and sanitation in Mexico
Fishing and fish in Mexico: Fish of Mexico
2012: 29 April 2012: Mexico probes journalist Regina Martinez's death, who reported on crime for the weekly news magazine Proceso - 4. Mai 2012: In der Hafenstadt Veracruz wurden am Donnerstag, dem Internationalen Tag der Pressefreiheit, drei Pressefotografen ermordet aufgefunden - 5. Mai 2012: In der nordmexikanischen Grenzstadt Nuevo Laredo sind am Freitag 23 Leichen gefunden worden - 13 May: Forty-nine bodies found on Sunday dumped on a highway connecting Monterrey to the US border - 25 June: Three policemen die in a shootout at Mexico City's main airport after being sent to detain suspects in a drug trafficking case - 29. Juni: Wenige Tage vor der Parlaments- und Präsidentschaftswahl wird entführte mexikanische Bürgermeisterin tot aufgefunden - 10 July 2012: In an ambush seven police officers and four agressors killed in the state of Sinaloa, a stronghold of one of the country's ruthless drug gangs - 18. Juli: Seit 2006 sind in Mexiko unter der Präsident Felipe Calderón 67 Journalisten getötet worden und 14 weitere verschwunden, nur eine Verurteilung - 24 September: Mexico arrests 35 police officers for helping drug cartel - 17 November: The former mayor Maria Santos Gorrostieta of Tiquicheo in western Mexico, who had survived two earlier assassination attempts, has been beaten to death
2013: 29 April 2013: Ten people were reported killed in clashes on Sunday between armed groups in the western Mexican state of Michoacan, which is plagued by battles between rival drug gangs - 16 juillet 2013: Miguel Angel Trevino, le chef du gang de narcotrafiquants des Zetas, arrêté - 24 juillet: Le gouvernement veut reprendre le contrôle du Michoacan au lendemain d'affrontements entre police fédérale et criminels qui ont fait 22 morts - 19 août: Le chef du cartel du Golfe Trevino arrêté samedi dans le nord-est du Mexique encourt 40 ans de prison - 10 octobre: Le rapt en plein centre de Mexico d'un étranger par des policiers municipaux et le démantèlement d'une bande de kidnappeurs comprenant 13 agents fédéraux à Acapulco sont les derniers symptômes de l'implication de policiers dans les enlèvements au Mexique
2016: 2 January 2016: Gisela Mota, mayor of the Mecican city of Temixco and member of the opposition Party of the Democratic Revolution, was attacked at home by four gunmen and killed only one day after taking office - 9 January 2016: Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' returned to prison after escape attempt - 10 juillet 2016: Un règlement de compte entre bandes criminelles aurait fait 14 morts, dont 11 d'une même faille, enfants compris - 21 November 2016: Decapitated bodies and heads of nine men have been found dumped on a roadside in the Mexican state of Guerrero, prosecutors said, bringing the number of bodies found over the weekend in the state to 14 - 26 December 2016: Six decapitated heads were found on Christmas Day in Jiquilpan, a municipality near the state of Jalisco in a region that has been a battleground between competing drug gangs in recent years, as in the neighbouring state of Guerrero seven people, including two municipal police officers and a state police officer, were killed by gunmen
2017: 3 March 2017: 2017 has seen an unprecedented uptick in violence, with federal statistics showing nearly 2,000 people killed in the first month of 2017, more than in any January since officials began releasing crime data in the 1990s - 24 April 2017: At least 35 people reportedly killed over the weekend in Mexico, amid a widespread surge in drug gang violence that has driven murders to a level not seen since 2011 - 21 June 2017: Mexico's monthly homicide rate hit its highest level in 20 years, as government statistics showed that 2,186 murders were committed in May - 5 July 2017: A battle between rival drug cartel factions in Mexico’s northern Chihuahua state left at least 26 dead and injured, officials have confirmed, in the latest series of violent incidents that have sent the country’s murder rate soaring
Law and law enforcement in Mexico: Law of Mexico - Legal history of Mexico - Law enforcement in Mexico
Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation: Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation - Federal Electoral Tribunal
Police corruption in Mexico: Police corruption in Mexico
Prisons in Mexico: Prisons in Mexico
Political parties and movements in Mexico: Political parties in Mexico - Political party alliances in Mexico
Elections and politics in Mexico: Elections in Mexico
July 2018 Mexican general election: July 2018 Mexican general election
Social movements and protests: - Protests in Mexico
2014: 1 February: Tens of thousands of people marched in Mexico City to protest constitutional reforms pushed through by Pena Nieto that open the oil and gas industry to foreign investment - 3 October: Thousands of protesters blocked the highway to Acapulco in southern Mexico to press authorities to find 43 students missing since a deadly police shooting last weekend - 5 October: Students and relatives of 43 missing students surround and deny access to a convoy of military vehicles as they block a main highway in Chilpancingo, demanding answers - 8 October: Tens of thousands of people march in Mexico, joining families of 43 missing students, to demand the government find out what happened to students, who are feared to have been massacred by gang members and police - 18 October: Protests gather pace with fate of student teachers still unknown and pressure continues to mount on the Mexican authorities to find the students - 2 December 2014: With more protests taking place across Mexico, embattled Enrique Peña Nieto facing growing pressure over violence and corruption - 7 December: As protests in Mexico continue, DNA tests confirm burnt remains found at rubbish tip are those of Alexander Mora, one of 43 abducted students - 15 December: Clashes between federal police and protesters organising a concert in solidarity with 43 missing students left at least 21 people injured in Guerrero state - 27 December: Thousands protest in Mexico City over missing students
January/February 2017: 21 January 2017 Women's March in cities around the world, including Mexico City at the USA embassy and followed by a large march went from to the Angel of Independence protesting against President Trump and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, to promote women's rights and to address racial inequities, workers' issues, and environmental issues - 13 February 2017: Tens of thousands of Mexicans in more than a dozen cities protested against USA's Trump and his administration, portraying him as a menace and rejecting his plans to build a wall along the USA-Mexico border and make their country pay for it - 18 February 2017: People form a human wall along the Mexican border to protest against USA's Trump's plans for a wall between the countries, saying a friendly wall is better
Society, demographics, culture and human rights in Mexico: Mexican society - Demographics of Mexico - Human rights in Mexico
Demographics and ethnic groups in Mexico: Demographics of Mexico - Ethnic groups in Mexico
List of museums in Mexico: List of museums in Mexico
Schools in Mexico: Schools in Mexico
Health care in Mexico: Health care in Mexico
Mexican media: Mexican media
2016: 22 July 2016: Journalist Pedro Tamayo, who was enrolled in a Veracruz state-sponsored protection program, was shot in front of his wife, outside their home in Tierra Blanca in the eastern state of Veracruz by unknown assailants - 25 July 2016: Unesco's Irina Bokova calls for investigation into the murder of journalist Pedro Tamayo Rosas - 27 July 2016: PEN International's Carles Torner denounces failure of protection, saying that Freelancer Pedro Tamayo Rosas is the seventh print journalist to be killed in Mexico this year, and the third from Veracruz state - 22 August 2016: Mexican journalist Noé Zavaleta has been forced to flee the state of Veracruz after being threatened following the publication of his book about the state’s governor Duarte, telling of widespread corruption and violence during Duarte’s six years as governor
2017: 2 March 2017: Freelance journalist Cecilio Pineda Birto was shot dead in Ciudad Altamirano in Guerrero state by two gunmen on a motorcycle - 19 March 2017: The editorial director of El Político newspaper Ricardo Monlui Cabrera was shot to death in Yanga in the eastern state of Veracruz, as he left a restaurant where he had eaten with his wife and son - 23 March 2017: Miroslava Breach Velducea, a correspondent for the national newspaper 'La Jornada' from the northern Mexican state of Chihuahua, who covered among other subjects politics and crime, was shot eight times by a gunman as she was leaving home in her car, accompanied by one of her three children, who was not injured, but Breach died while being transported to the hospital - 16 May 2017: Award-winning Mexican journalist Javier Valdez famed for fearlessly covering drug cartels has been murdered, adding to the already long list of reporters killed this year in what is the most dangerous country in the world for members of the media
June 2017: 19 June 2017: 2015-2016 the Mexican government has deployed sophisticated software to spy on journalists, activists and anti-graft groups as they worked to highlight some of the country’s most notorious cases of crime, corruption and abuse of authority, according to an investigation by the press freedom organisation at the University of Toronto with assistance of Mexican NGOs - 22 June 2017: Human rights officials in Mexico City have concluded that authorities failed to properly investigate the deaths of five people, including journalist Rubén Espinosa, instead launching an 'inadequate' inquiry which failed to exhaust all possible leads - 27 June 2017: Police in Mexico found the burned remains of journalist Adame who was kidnapped in May, the sixth reporter killed this year in the country
Newspapers in Mexico: List of newspapers in Mexico
Television in Mexico: Television in Mexico
Religion in Mexico: Religion in Mexico
Roman Catholicism in Mexico: Roman Catholicism in Mexico
Corruption in Mexico: Corruption in Mexico
Political scandals in Mexico: Political scandals in Mexico
Police corruption in Mexico: Police corruption in Mexico
Organized crime, gangs and massacres in Mexico: Organized crime in Mexico - List of gangs in Mexico - List of massacres in Mexico
September/October 2014 Iguala mass kidnapping and ongoing search 2014-2016: September 2014 Iguala mass kidnapping - 5 October 2014: Mass grave found outside the Mexican town of Iguala, where violence last weekend resulted in six deaths and the disappearance of 43 students - 5 October: Mexico massacre victims feared to be missing students - 10 October: Four more clandestine graves containing charred human remains near Iguala discovered - 23 October: A Mexican mayor and his wife the 'probable masterminds' behind the disappearance of 43 student teachers, the country’s attorney general says as he issued arrest warrants - 24 October: Governor of Guerrero Rivero steps aside while an investigation of Iguala massacre continues - 28 October: Officials searching for 43 missing students find new grave and human remains and arrest two drug gang members - 5 December 2014: Parents of 43 missing Mexican student teachers are at risk and need protection, UN says - 7 December: The remains found at rubbish tip are those of Alexander Mora, one of 43 student teachers handed over by corrupt police on 26 September to a drug gang - 8 December 2014: Family demands justice after Mexican student's body identified
2016: 15 April 2016: A witness to the disappearance of 43 Mexican students in September 2014 has told investigators that federal and municipal police were present when the youths were forced from their bus - 25 April 2016: Outside experts investigating the September 2014 attacks on 43 trainee teachers deliver a devastating final report, finding inconsistencies, errors and omissions in the government’s official investigation, along with evidence of suspects being tortured, and accusing the Nieto government of undermining their inquiry. - 22 June 2016: Independent investigators who investigated the disappearance and apparent massacre of 43 Mexican students in 2014 call for a robust follow-up to resolve the high-profile case and establish the truth - 12 July 2016: Classmate Julio Cesar Mondragon of 43 missing Mexican students, who disappeared the day after the others went missing, was tortured, report says accusing 11 individuals including officials of contributing directly to his death, but nearly two years later no one has been tried
Terrorism in Mexico: Terrorism in Mexico
Human trafficking in Mexico: Human trafficking in Mexico
International child abduction in Mexico: International child abduction in Mexico
Foreign relations of Mexico: Foreign relations of Mexico
Mexico's participation in international organizations: Mexico's participation in international organizations
Mexico and the Organization of American States: Mexico and the Organization of American States
Mexico and transnational issues: Mexico and transnational issues
Mexican Drug War: Mexican Drug War
Bilateral relations of Mexico: Bilateral relations of Mexico
Mexico/Egypt relations: Mexico/Egypt relations
Mexico/Honduras relations: Mexico/Honduras relations
1821-1823 First Mexican Empire: 1821-1823 First Mexican Empire
Mexico/Israel relations: Mexico/Israel relations
Mexico/Spain relations: Mexico/Spain relations
Mexico/USA relations: Mexico/USA relations
CIA activities in Mexico: CIA activities in Mexico
Smuggling of firearms into Mexico: Smuggling of firearms into Mexico
Mexico/Vatican relations: Mexico/Vatican relations
Natural disasters in Mexico: Natural disasters in Mexico
September 1985 Mexico City earthquake: 19 September 1985 Mexico City earthquake
April 2014 Guerrero earthquake: 18 April 2014 Guerrero earthquake


Nicaragua - Geography of Nicaragua - Pre-Columbian Nicaragua - Spanish conquest of Nicaragua since 1502 destroyed the civilization of the indigenous Niquirano, the Chorotegano, and the Chontal - After the Mexican War of Independence 1810-1821 Nicaragua became an independent republic 1838 - History of Nicaragua - Demographics of Nicaragua
Water supply and sanitation in Nicaragua: Water supply and sanitation in Nicaragua
Transport in Nicaragua: Transport in Nicaragua
Banking in Nicaragua: Banking in Nicaragua
Elections and politics in Nicaragua: Elections in Nicaragua
Social movements and protests in Nicaragua: Protests in Nicaragua - Social movements in Nicaragua
Society, demographics, culture and human rights in Nicaragua: Nicaraguan society - Human rights in Nicaragua
Human rights in Nicaragua: Human rights in Nicaragua
Immigration to Nicaragua: Immigration to Nicaragua
Culture and languages of Nicaragua: Culture of Nicaragua - Languages of Nicaragua
Education in Nicaragua: Education in Nicaragua
Health in Nicaragua: Health in Nicaragua
Crime in Nicaragua: Crime in Nicaragua
Foreign relations of Nicaragua: Foreign relations of Nicaragua
Nicaragua/Costa Rica relations: Nicaragua/Costa Rica relations
Nicaragua/Cuba relations: Nicaragua/Cuba relations
Nicaragua/Honduras relations: Nicaragua/Honduras relations
Natural disasters in Nicaragua: Natural disasters in Nicaragua
Hurricanes in Nicaragua: Hurricanes in Nicaragua
Earthquakes in Nicaragua: List of earthquakes in Nicaragua


Panama - Geography of Panama - History of Panama - Spanish colonization of the Americas - Demographics of Panama
Mineral industry of Panama: Mineral industry of Panama
Banana and coffee production in Panama: Banana production in Panama - Coffee production in Panama
Financial services in Panama: Financial services in Panama
2016: April 2016 'Panama Papers', date of documents 1970s – 2016 - 3 April 2016: Findings of a yearlong investigation by the ICIJ of the 'Panama Papers' (also concerning the British Virgin Islands and other offshore havens), a giant leak of offshore financial records, expose global array of crime, corruption, offshore holdings of politicians and public officials from around the world including Putin, Assad associates, Argentina's president Macri, the family of China’s Xi Jinping, the king of Saudi Arabia, Qatar's Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, Ukraine's Poroshenko, the familiy of Pakistan's Nawaz Sharif, people in more than 200 countries and territories (Jackie Chan, Lionel Messi etc.), people and companies blacklisted because of evidence that they’d been involved in wrongdoing and war crimes, such as doing business with Mexican drug lords, terrorist organizations like Hezbollah or rogue nations like North Korea and Iran, the support of Assad's barrel bombs, and involving major banks including British banks, German banks, banks of Luxembourg, Switzerland's UBS, Credit Suisse and HSBC Private Bank - List of people named in the Panama Papers - 4 April 2016: Global reactions to huge leak of offshore tax files
Elections in Panama: Elections in Panama
Social movements and protest in Panama:
Mining and hydroelectric conflicts in Panama: Mining and hydroelectric conflicts in Panama
Society, demographics, culture and human rights in Panama: Panamanian society - Human rights in Panama
Demographics and ethnic groups in Panama: Demographics of Panama - Ethnic groups in Panama
Culture and languages of Panama: Culture of Panama - Languages of Panama
Women in Panama: Women in Panama
Education in Panama: Education in Panama
Health and healthcare in Panama: Health and healthcare in Panama
Medical education in Panama: Medical education in Panama
Media of Panama: Media of Panama
Internet in Panama: Internet in Panama
Crime in Panama: Crime in Panama
Illegal drug trade in Panama: Illegal drug trade in Panama
Domestic violence in Panama: Domestic violence in Panama
Human trafficking in Panama: Human trafficking in Panama
Law enforcement in Panama: Law enforcement in Panama
Law of Panama: Law of Panama
Procuraduría General de la Nación: Procuraduría General de la Nación
Penal system of Panama: Penal system of Panama
Foreign relations of Panama: Foreign relations of Panama
Treaties of Panama: Treaties of Panama
Panama's bilateral free-trade agreements: List of Panama's bilateral free-trade agreements
Panama/DR of China relations: Panama/DR of China relations
Panama/Colombia relations: Panama/Colombia relations
Panama/Costa Rica relations: Panama/Costa Rica relations
Panama/France relations:
Panama/Mexico relations: Panama/Mexico relations
Panama/Russia relations: Panama/Russia relations
Panama/Spain relations: Panama/Spain relations
Panama/Syria relations:
Panama/Taiwan (Republic of China) relations and 2003/2004 free trade agreement: Since 2003/2004 Panama-Taiwan Free Trade Agreement
Panama/United Kingdom relations: Panama/United Kingdom relations
1989/1990 USA invasion of Panama: 1989/1990 USA invasion of Panama
Natural disasters in Panama: Natural disasters in Panama
Hurricanes in Panama:


Paraguay - Geography of Paraguay - History of Paraguay
Mineral industry of Paraguay: Mineral industry of Paraguay
Energy and electricity sector in Paraguay: Energy in Paraguay - Electricity sector in Paraguay
Soybean in Paraguay: Soybean in Paraguay
Forestry, deforestation and fishing in Paraguay: Forestry, deforestation and fishing in Paraguay
Water in Paraguay: Water in Paraguay
Water supply and sanitation in Paraguay: Water supply and sanitation in Paraguay
Military of Paraguay: Military of Paraguay - Paraguayan Army
Since 1936 military dictatorships: Since 1936 military dictatorships in Paraguay
Political parties in Paraguay: List of political parties in Paraguay
Elections and politics in Paraguay: Elections in Paraguay
Protests and social movements in Paraguay: Political movements in Paraguay
March-April 2017 Paraguay protests: March-April 2017 Paraguay protests
Society, demographics, culture and human rights in Paraguay: Paraguayan society - Human rights in Paraguay
Demographics of Paraguay: Demographics of Paraguay
Ethnic groups in Paraguay: Ethnic groups in Paraguay
Indigenous peoples in Paraguay: Indigenous peoples in Paraguay
Culture and languages in Paraguay: Culture of Paraguay - Languages of Paraguay
Spanish language: Spanish language
Education in Paraguay: Education in Paraguay
Media in Paraguay: Media in Paraguay
Crime in Paraguay: Crime in Paraguay
Corruption in Paraguay: Corruption in Paraguay
Illegal drug trade in Paraguay: Illegal drug trade in Paraguay
Human trafficking in Paraguay: Human trafficking in Paraguay
Domestic violence in Paraguay: Domestic violence in Paraguay
Law and law enforcement in Paraguay: Paraguayan law - Law enforcement in Paraguay
Supreme Court of Justice of Paraguay: Supreme Court of Justice of Paraguay
Policía Nacional del Paraguay: Policía Nacional del Paraguay
Foreign relations of Paraguay: Foreign relations of Paraguay
Paraguay/Argentina relations: Paraguay/Argentina relations
Paraguay/Bolivia relations: Paraguay/Bolivia relations
Paraguay/Brazil relations: Paraguay/Brazil relations
Paraguay/Spain relations: Paraguay/Spain relations
1776-1814 Viceroyalty of the Río de la Plata: 1776-1814 Viceroyalty of the Río de la Plata
May 1811 Independence of Paraguay: May 1811 Independence of Paraguay
Paraguay/Uruguay relations: Paraguay/Uruguay relations
Paraguay/USA relations: Paraguay/USA relations
Environment and environmental issues in Paraguay: Environment of Paraguay - Environmental issues in Paraguay - Natural history of Paraguay
Natural disasters in Paraguay: Natural disasters in Paraguay


Peru - Geography of Peru - Geology of Peru - History of Peru - Demographics of Peru
Coffee production in Peru: Coffee production in Peru
Irrigation in Peru: Irrigation in Peru
Water in Peru: Water in Peru
Water transport in Peru: Water transport in Peru
Taxation in Peru: Taxation in Peru
Political parties, trade unions and indigenous organisations in Peru: Political parties in Peru - Trade unions in Peru - Indigenous organisations in Peru
Elections, politics and protests in Peru: Elections in Peru - Government of Peru
April/June 2011 Peruvian general election: April/June 2011 Peruvian general election
2013: 18 June 2013: Thousands of farmers took to the streets in northern Peru against USA mining behemoth Newmont, which plans to build a controversial $4.8 billion gold and copper mine
Society, demographics, culture and human rights in Peru: Peruvian society - Human rights in Peru
Culture and languages in Peru: Culture of Peru - Languages of Peru
Women and women's rights in Peru: Women in Peru - Women's rights in Peru
Education in Peru: Education in Peru - Schools in Peru
List of hospitals in Peru: List of hospitals in Peru
Media of Peru: Media of Peru
Crime in Peru: Crime in Peru
Since 1980 Internal conflict and terrorism in Peru: Since 1980 Internal conflict in Peru - Terrorism in Peru
Corruption in Peru: Corruption in Peru
Human trafficking in Peru: Human trafficking in Peru
Illegal drug trade in Peru: Illegal drug trade in Peru
Domestic violence in Peru: Domestic violence in Peru
Law and law enforcement in Peru: Peruvian law - Law enforcement in Peru
Judiciary of Peru: Judiciary of Peru - Courts in Peru
Supreme Court of Peru: Supreme Court of Peru
National Police of Peru: National Police of Peru
Foreign relations of Peru: Foreign relations of Peru
Peru/Bolivia relations: Peru/Bolivia relations
Peru/Cuba relations: Peru/Cuba relations
Natural disasters in Peru: Natural disasters in Peru
2014 Peru earthquake: 2014 Peru earthquake
Floods and landslides in Peru: Floods in Peru - Landslides in Peru
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Puerto Rico - Geography of Puerto Rico - History of Puerto Rico - Demographics of Puerto Rico
Financial sector of Puerto Rico: Financial sector of Puerto Rico
2006 Puerto Rico budget crisis: 2006 Puerto Rico budget crisis
Since February 2014 Puerto Rican debt crisis: Puerto Rican government-debt crisis since February 2014
Society. demographics, culture and human rights in Puerto Rico: Puerto Rican society - Human rights in Puerto Rico
Demographics and ethnic groups in Puerto Rico: Demographics of Puerto Rico - Ethnic groups in Puerto Rico
Afro-Puerto Rican: Afro-Puerto Rican
Spanish immigration to Puerto Rico: Spanish immigration to Puerto Rico
Education in Puerto Rico: Education in Puerto Rico
Rivers of Puerto Rico: List of rivers of Puerto Rico
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Earthquakes in Puerto Rico: Earthquakes in Puerto Rico


Trinidad and Tobago - Geography of Trinidad and Tobago - Indigenous peoples of the Americas - History of Trinidad and Tobago - Spanish colonization of the Americas - British colonization of the Americas - Indigenous peoples of the Caribbean - Demographics of Trinidad and Tobago
Banking and banks of Trinidad and Tobago: Banks of Trinidad and Tobago - Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago
Elections in Trinidad and Tobago: Elections in Trinidad and Tobago
September 2015 Trinidad and Tobago general election: 7 September 2015 Trinidad and Tobago general election
Society, demographics, culture and human rights in Trinidad and Tobago: Trinidad and Tobago society - Human rights in Trinidad and Tobago - Religion in Trinidad and Tobago - Persecution of Hindus
Demographics and ethnic groups in Trinidad and Tobago: Demographics of Trinidad and Tobago - Ethnic groups in Trinidad and Tobago
Indo-Trinidadian and Tobagonian: Indo-Trinidadian and Tobagonian
Education in Trinidad and Tobago: Education in Trinidad and Tobago
Law and law enforcement in Trinidad and Tobago: Trinidad and Tobago law - Law enforcement in Trinidad and Tobago
Foreign relations of Trinidad and Tobago: Foreign relations of Trinidad and Tobago
Trinidad and Tobago/Jamaica relations: Trinidad and Tobago/Jamaica relations
Trinidad and Tobago/Spain relations:
Hosay massacre 1884: Hosay massacre 1884
Trinidad and Tobago/USA relations: Trinidad and Tobago/USA relations
Natural disasters in Trinidad and Tobago: Natural disasters in Trinidad and Tobago
Hurricanes in Trinidad and Tobago: Hurricanes in Trinidad and Tobago


United States of America (USA) - Geography of North America and the later USA - Indigenous peoples of the Americas - Native Americans in the USA - Pre-Columbian era - British colonial history of the USA since 1583 - American Indian Wars - Indianerkriege in den Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika - Slavery in the colonial USA since 16th century - Slavery in the USA - Chronologie der Sklaverei in den Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika - History of the USA since 1776 - Federal Indian policy in the USA - Indianerpolitik der Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika - USA Civil War 1861-1865 - 1 January 1863 Emancipation Proclamation and 8 April 1864 Thirteenth Amendment to the USA Constitution abolishing slavery - Demographics of the USA
Iron mining in the USA: Iron mining in the USA
Automotive and vehicle companies of the USA: Automotive companies of the USA - Motor vehicle manufacturers of the USA
Technological and industrial history of the USA: Technological and industrial history of the USA
Technology companies of the USA: Technology companies of the USA
Engineering companies of the USA: Engineering companies of the USA
Arms manufacturing and firearms manufacturers in the USA: Defense companies of the USA - Firearms manufacturers in the USA
Textile and clothing companies of the USA: Textile companies of the USA - Clothing companies of the USA
Environmental impact of the petroleum industry: Environmental impact of the petroleum industry
List of natural gas and oil production accidents in the USA: List of natural gas and oil production accidents in the USA
ExxonMobil oil spills: ExxonMobil oil spills
ExxonMobil controversies: ExxonMobil controversies
Since the late 1980s ExxonMobil human rights violations in Indonesia: Accusations of ExxonMobil human rights violations in Indonesia since the late 1980s
Biofuel in the USA: Biofuel in the USA
Coal mining disasters in the USA: Coal mining disasters in the USA
Environmental impact of the coal industry: Environmental impact of the coal industry
Coal power and greenhouse gas emissions in the USA: Coal power in the USA - Greenhouse gas emissions by the USA
Oil-fired power stations in the USA: Oil-fired power stations in the USA by state
Natural gas-fired power stations in the USA: Natural gas-fired power stations in the USA by state
Geothermal energy and power stations in the USA: Geothermal energy in the USA - Geothermal power stations in the USA
Fossil fuels lobby and influence of the energy lobby in the USA: Fossil fuels lobby and influence of the energy lobby in the USA
Climate change policy of the USA: Climate change policy of the USA
Explosions, industrial accidents and disasters in the USA: Explosion disasters in the USA
Building materials companies of the USA: Building materials companies of the USA
History of agriculture in the USA: History of agriculture in the USA
Colonial farming in British America: Colonial farming in British America
Since 17th, 18th and 19th-century militia system in the British and USA's colonization of North America: As British regulars were not accustomed to frontier warfare, rangers served in the 17th and 18th-century wars of colonists against Native American tribes, employed by colonial governments to patrol between fixed frontier fortifications in reconnaissance, in offensive operations, they were scouts and guides, locating villages and other targets for task forces drawn from the militia or other colonial troops - Militia system in the British colonization of North America - 1792 Militia Acts enacted by the second USA Congress in response to the overwhelming USA losses at St. Clair's Defeat providing for the organization of the state militias and providing for the President to take command of these state militias
Cotton production in the USA: Cotton production in the USA
Genetically modified food controversies: Genetically modified food controversies
Antibiotic use in livestock in the USA: Antibiotic use in livestock in the USA
Forestry in the USA: Forestry in the USA
Irrigation in the USA: Irrigation in the USA
Fishing industry in the USA: Fishing industry in the USA
Aquaculture in the USA: Aquaculture in the USA
Genetically modified fish: Genetically modified fish
List of rail transit systems in the USA: List of rail transit systems in the USA
List of airlines of the USA: List of airlines of the USA
Foreign trade and arms exports of the USA: Foreign trade of the USA
2015/2016: 22 February 2016: The USA (33%) and Russia (25%) remain largest arms exporters, as Asia (India 14% of global arms imports, China 4.7%) and the Middle East (arms imports rose by 61% between 2006–10 and 2011–15) lead rise in arms imports, says SIPRI - 8 November 2016: The Obama administration has approved more than $278 billion in foreign arms sales in its eight years, more than double the total of the previous administration and brokering more arms deals than any USA administration since World War II, according to figures released by the Pentagon, as most of the $278 billion in approved sales have gone to undemocratic Saudi Arabia and other Mideast allies - 21 December 2016: Hezbollah terrorists are fighting in Syria with USA weapon systems supplied by the USA to the Lebanese Army, a senior Israel Defense Forces officer says, adding that Israel has supplied the USA Obama administration with evidence, including photographs - 26 December 2016: USA increased weapons sales in 2015, maintaining its position as the world’s dominant supplier, as the sale of global arms dropped slightly to $80bn from 2014’s $89bn, according to a new USA congressional study, conform to a study released in November 2016 that found that the Obama administration has approved more than $278bn in foreign arms sales in its eight years, more than double the total of the Bush administration, which approved $128.6bn
8 January 2013: A group of USA banks (Bank of America Corp, Citigroup Inc, JPMorgan Case & Co, Wells Fargo & Co, MetLife Bank etc.) agree to pay more than $19bn to settle complaints stemming from 2008 mortgage crisis - 20 October 2013: JPMorgan Chase will pay reportedly $13 billion to settle claims that it overstated the value of mortgage-backed securities it sold in the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis - 24 October: USA jury rules against Bank of America in mortgage case - 16 November: JPMorgan Chase & Co agrees to pay $4.5 billion to settle claims by investors who lost money on mortgage-backed securities before the collapse of the US housing market - 20 November: JPMorgan agrees to pay $13bn in record US deal - 10 April 2014: Bank of America to pay $772 million for illegal credit-card practices that lured consumers into signing up for added products and services - 20 May 2015: Regulators announce penalties against Barclays, JP Morgan, Citigroup, Royal Bank of Scotland, UBS and Bank of America Merrill Lynch, called 'the cartel', for manipulating the foreign exchange markets 2007-2013
Economic cycles, global financial and economic crises and recessions in the USA: Economic history of the USA
Unemployment and social insecurity in the USA: Unemployment in the USA
Native Americans and reservation inequality in the USA: Native Americans and reservation inequality in the USA
Timeline of wars involving the USA and military operations since 1775: Timeline of USA military operations since 1775 - List of wars involving the USA - Timeline of the USA at war
USA war crimes: USA war crimes
Armed Forces shootings and suicides: Armed Forces shootings
Accidents and incidents involving USA Air Force aircraft: Accidents and incidents involving USA Air Force aircraft
USA federal budget, taxation and public debt: USA federal budget - Taxation in the USA - USA public debt
United States of America Congress: United States of America Congress, the bicameral legislature of the federal government of the USA consisting of two houses, the Senate and the House of Representatives, meeting in Washington D.C.'s Capitol, the name coming from Latin and Roman Empire's temple to Jupiter Optimus Maximus on Capitoline Hill - USA House of Representatives - USA Senate
President and presidents of the USA: President of the United States of America - Powers of the President of the USA according to wartime constitution - Executive Office of the President of the USA - List of Presidents of the USA - George Washington (1732-1799), the first President and commander-in-chief of the USA 1789–1797, his role in the 1754–1763 French and Indian War in North America, fought between the colonies of British America and New France, supported by European units as well as allies of Native American, the victims of European military, his role in the 1765-1783 American Revolution and the 1775–1783 American War of Independence, and his exploitation of slavery and hundreds of slaves, giving his overseers written authorization to whip those enslaved people he considered to be in need of such abuse - Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865), the 16th President of the USA from 1861 until his assassination in April 1865, led the USA through its Civil War resulting in the abolishment of slavery - Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924), the 28th President of the USA 1913-1921, leading the country through Germany's and Austria's aggressions and World War I, and his 'Fourteen Points' principles for world peace to be used for negotiations in order to end the World War - Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945), the 32th President of the USA 1933-1945, leading the USA during the worldwide economic depression since August 1929, Germany's, Italy's and Japan's aggressions and World War II, initiating talks on a successor agency to the League of Nations, and drafting the text of the 'Declaration by United Nations' together with British PM Winston Churchill and Roosevelt's adviser Harry Hopkins in December 1941 - Lyndon B. Johnson (1908-1973), the 36th President of the USA 1963-1969, the 1964 Gulf of Tonkin Resolution, giving him authorization, without a formal declaration of war by Congress, for the use of conventional military force in Southeast Asia, and its 1971 repeal, during the 1955-1975 Vietnam War following a large number of war crimes, including USA massacres of civilians and bombings of civilian targets - Richard Nixon (1913-1994), the 37th President of the USA 1969-1974, his 1969–75 'Vietnamization' of the USA's Vietnam War, his administration's attempt of cover-up of its involvement in the break-in at the Democratic National Committee headquarters at the Watergate office complex in Washington - Since 1971 'Pentagon Papers', revealing that the USA had secretly enlarged the scale of the Vietnam War with the bombings of nearby Cambodia and Laos, coastal raids on North Vietnam, and Marine Corps attacks - George W. Bush (born 1946), the 43rd President of the USA 2001-2009 and the, 2003-2011 Iraq War, that began with the 2003 invasion of Iraq by a USA-led coalition - Casualties of the Iraq War - October 2010 'The Iraq War Logs', released Iraq war documents by 'WikiLeaks', recording 66,081 civilian deaths out of 109,000 recorded deaths, then resulting in the 'Iraq Body Count project' adding 15,000 civilian deaths to their count, bringing their total to over 150,000, with roughly 80% of those civilians - Debated legality of the Iraq War and war of aggression - Humanitarian crises of the Iraq War - Barack Obama (born 1961), the 44th President of the USA 2009-2017 and the first African American to hold the office - Since 2013 Global surveillance disclosures - international media have revealed operational details about the USA's 'National Security Agency' NSA and its international partners' global surveillance of foreign nationals and USA citizens - Since 2014 USA-led intervention in Iraq - Since September 2014 USA-led intervention in Syria and USA-led air strikes, but not against the Assad regime - 10 April 2015: President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle earned a gross income of $477,383 in 2014 according to tax returns, released by the White House - 20 June 2015: The Obama administration is again allowing the CIA to use drone strikes to secretly kill people that the spy agency does not know the identities of in multiple countries, despite repeated statements to the contrary - 21 April 2016: Indelible marks of USA's remote control warfare emerge, as six families explain how Obama’s secret drone war has left them struggling for answers after loved ones were wiped out without warning - 16 October 2016: Sarah Hurwitz, the Jewish speechwriter behind Michelle Obama's strongest words - 1 November 2016: Drone-Obama dances to 'Thriller' at White House Halloween party, 'USA today' reports - Donald John Trump (born 1946), the 45th President of the USA since 2017: Legal affairs and bankruptcies, business projects of Donald Trump in Russia, Russian interference in the 2016 USA elections, Donald Trump sexual misconduct allegations, Trump's professional wrestling appearances - 11 August 2015: Donald Trump attacked McMohan in WWE - Lawsuits arising out of Trump's actions as president - 16 avril 2017: Des milliers de personnes se sont rassemblées dans plusieurs villes américaines pour appeler le président Donald Trump à rendre publiques ses déclarations de revenus et d'impôts, un geste de transparence que le milliardaire se refuse à faire - 12 June 2017: Donald Trump has committed 'unprecedented constitutional violations' by failing to appropriately disentangle his public responsibilities as president with his private interests as a businessman, according to a lawsuit filed by the attorneys general of Maryland and Washington - 14 June 2017: Almost 200 senators and representatives are plaintiffs in the lawsuit alleging Trump is violating the so-called emoluments clause of the Constitution, suing him over foreign money flowing into his global business empire - 28 July 2017: USA president's new communications director has launched an extraordinary, foul-mouthed tirade against two senior colleagues, shocking even by the standards of the Trump era, and raising the prospect of all-out civil war at the White House
Supreme Court of the USA: Supreme Court of the USA - Federal judiciary of the USA
1775-1783 American War of Independence: American War of Independence 1775-1783
January 2009: 24 January 2009: Just inaugurated USA president Obama gives the go-ahead for his first military actions yesterday, murderous missile strikes against suspected militants and civilians in Pakistan killing at least 18 people, as one villager told Reuters that of nine bodies pulled from the rubble of one house, six were its owner and his relatives, and as Reuters added that also responsible intelligence officials said some foreign militants were also killed, and as a second attack hours later killed eight people - 23 January 2016: Victim of Obama's first drone strike in January 2009 Faheem Qureshi, who was 14 years old when a USA drone attack on his home left him with horrific injuries, several family members dead and his dreams for the future in tatters, knows about Obama, telling British newspaper 'The Guardian' from Islamabad, 'what he has done to me and the people in Waziristan ... is an act of tyranny,... if there is a list of tyrants in the world, to me, Obama will be put on that list by his drone program'
July-September 2011: 10 July 2011: USA President Obama seeks 'biggest deal possible' on debt - 11. Juli 2011: Drohende USA-Staatspleite - Republikaner nutzen Termindruck aus - 30 July: Congress as yet divided over debt ceiling issue - 1 August: Deal reached to raise limit on USA borrowing and to avoid USA debt default - 2. August 2011: Repräsentantenhaus stimmt Schuldenkompromiß zu - 2 August: Obama signs USA debt ceiling bill into law after Senate votes - 2 September 2011: Obama administration abandons stricter air-qualitiy rules - 9. September: Weiteres USA-Konjunkturpaket von 447 Mrd. $, offene Frage der Gegenfinanzierung - 18 septembre: Obama va proposer lundi une taxe sur les plus hauts revenus - 19 September: Obama outlines plans to cut the USA deficit by $ 3tn - 22 November: USA 'super comitee' fails to agree on debt reduction plan
June 2013: 20 June: FBI uses drones inside the USA for surveillance of stationary subjects, and the privacy implications of such operations are 'worthy of debate', FBI chief says
September 2013: 1 September 2013: Obama says that the USA should take military action in Syria in response to the chemical weapons attacks, but seeks congressional approval on Syria action - 2 September 2013: McCain says vote against strike protecting Syrians would be 'catastrophic' - 4 September 2013: President Obama won the support of Republican and Democratic leaders in the House for his Syria policy - 4 September 2013: Syria resolution in USA Senate sets deadline, bars ground forces - 5 September 2013: USA Senate panel votes to pave way for military action against Assad regime - 11 septembre 2013: Lors de son allocution à la nation, président Obama a demandé au Congrès de repousser son vote sur des frappes en Syrie, affirmant vouloir donner une chance à la diplomatie - 30 September 2013: The USA government in deadlock on Sunday after the House of Representatives approved a Republican bill that attempts to delay President Barack Obama's health care law
October 2013 USA federal government shutdown: USA federal government shutdown of 2013 - 1 octobre 2013: Faute d'accord au Congrès, l'État fédéral américain cesse ses activités - 1 October 2013: President Obama says House Republicans 'holding the entire economy hostage' after a day that saw thousands of workers sent home - 2. Oktober: Laut Umfragen 72% der USA-Bürger gegen die republikanische Strategie, die Verwaltung zu lähmen, um Obamas Gesundheitsreform zu schaden - 3 octobre: Au deuxième jour de fermeture partielle des services fédéraux américains, aucun accord n'a été trouvé entre républicains et démocrates sur le budget 2014 - 9 octobre: Janet Yellen a été nommée à la tête de la Réserve fédérale américaine, pour succéder à Ben Bernanke - 16 October: Hours from debt deadline, USA pins hope on Senate exit strategy - 17 October: USA debt default averted and federal shutdown over for now, after bill goes through with barely any concessions to hardliners - 17 October: Americans 'completely fed up' with Washington over US shutdown, Barack Obama says in a White House speech attended by many of the aides who worked day and night through the various stages of the latest fiscal stalemate, adding that this stalemate has inflicted 'completely unnecessary' damage on the USA economy
January-March 2014: 10 January: New Jersey Governor Chris Christie apologised after reports emerged that a top aide closed parts of a major interstate bridge to punish a local Democrat mayor - 17. Januar 2014: Ausgabengesetz für das Haushaltsjahr 2014 verabschiedet - 17 January: Obama presents NSA reforms with plan to end government storage of call data - 23 January: US government privacy board says NSA bulk collection of phone data is illegal - 29 janvier: Obama déterminé à agir sur les inégalités, avec ou sans le Congrès - 13 February: US Congress approves legislation to increase the country's debt limit for a year - 16 February: Obama unveils a $1 billion fund in the 2015 budget to help communities preparing for climate change - 11 March: US Senate to hold all-night climate change session - 11 March: The chairwoman of the Senate intelligence committee Dianne Feinstein accuses CIA of intimidating Senate staff over torture report
July-December 2014: 31 July 2014: CIA director Brennan issued an apology to leaders of the US Senate intelligence committee conceding that the CIA spied on committee staff and reversing months of furious and public denials - 5 August: Senate intelligence committee chair Dianne Feinstein threatens to delay release of the CIA torture report rejecting redactions and deletion of ‘key facts’ - 19 August: After a week of protests and rioting Obama sends attorney general Holder to Ferguson to review Michael Brown death investigation - 19 September: Senate approves Obama's plan to arm and train Syrian rebels as budget bill is passed overwhelmingly - 4 December 2014: President Obama and New York mayor de Blasio will join forces to improve relations between police and minority communities amid questions about discriminatory policing and impunity of police brutality - 9 December: Report released by Senate after four-year investigation concludes CIA repeatedly lied about brutal techniques in years after September 2001 - 10 December 2014: The UN, human rights groups and legal experts renew calls for the USA government to prosecute officials responsible for the CIA torture programme revealed in extensive detail following the release of a damning report by the Senate intelligence committee - 11 December: After the release of the CIA torture report calls for accountability grow - 12 December: USA House approves $1.1 trillion spending bill, averts shutdown - 20 December 2014 NYPD officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos killings
January-June 2015: 7 January: Republicans, who took control of Congress on Tuesday, immediately clashed with the President over the controversial Keystone pipeline project as they moved to counter Obama's Democratic agenda ahead of the 2016 elections - 21 January: In his annual State of the Union address to Congress President Obama pledges economic policies to benefit all Americans outlining some economic and social plans - 2 February: President Obama sets out plan to tax US companies on $2tn profits held abroad - 10 April: NBC poll finds Iran nuclear deal not trusted by 68% in the USA - 27 April: Loretta Lynch, the first African American woman to serve as the nation's top law enforcement official, sworn in - 16 May 2015: USA House of Representatives approves defense budget in the amount of $612 billion in the new fiscal year - 23 May: Even as the Senate remains at an impasse over the future of USA domestic surveillance powers, the NSA will be legally unable to collect US phone records - 1 June 2015: NSA surveillance powers lapse after Senate fails to reach deal to extend controversial measures - 2 June: USA whistleblowers Daniel Ellsberg and Thomas Drake, a former senior executive at the NSA where he exposed fraud and secret mass surveillance programmes after 9/11, extend cautious welcome to NSA reforms - 3 June: Bulk collection of USA's phone records to end as Senate passes USA Freedom Act - 13 June: Pelosi, USA House Democrats turn their backs on Obama over trade pact including TTIP - 17 June 2015: USA Senate votes to ban torture, 78 votes to 21 with all members of the Democratic caucus and 32 Republicans in support - 19 June 2015: USA president Obama, who has been unable to effect significant change to gun-control laws despite repeated massacres across the nation, once again speaks about a murderous shooting spree, the deaths of nine people at a historic black church in Charleston - 21 June: Pointing out the disparity in violent crime rates between the USA and other developed countries, President Obama repeats that something must be done to curb firearm homicide rate
July-November 2015: 16 July: War Crimes Museum hosts a photo exhibit inside the USA Capitol building, documenting the crimes committed by the Assad regime against Syrian detainees - 3 August: President Obama committed the USA to action against climate change, with sweeping new curbs on carbon emissions from power plants - 1 September 2015: In Alaska USA's Obama says world must reach climate deal in Paris 'while we still can' - 28 September 2015: USA senator Elizabeth Warren earned high praise from activists for a Sunday speech on racial inequality that unabashedly echoed many of the arguments of the Black Lives Matter movement, calling for better police training, an emphasis on community policing and body cameras, and tracing a direct line from the struggles of the civil rights era to the new era of activism - 6 October 2015: The USA government is trialling a new open-source system to count killings by police around the country, in the most comprehensive official effort so far to accurately record the number of deaths at the hands of American law enforcement - 6 November: President Obama rejects Keystone XL pipeline, four weeks before more than 190 countries gather in Paris to try to reach a global deal to reduce carbon pollution - 20 November: USA House passes bill suspending Syria refugee programme and to ban Syrian and Iraqi refugees from entering the USA until stricter screening measures are in place
March 2016: 3 March 2016: USA's House Foreign Affairs Committee accuses Assad, Russia, Iran of war crimes in Syria, and increases pressure on the Obama administration to do more to stop Islamic State terrorists, to help the people of Syria and to support the creation of an international war crimes tribunal to prosecute anyone guilty of committing war crimes and crimes against humanity in Syria - 15 March 2016: The USA House of Representatives passed in a vote of 392 to 3 a measure to create an international tribunal to try those associated with atrocities including the Syrian Assad regime, ISIS and related groups, accusing Bashar Assad and his main allies, Russia and Iran, of war crimes - 29 March 2016: USA admits CIA-backed rebels fighting Pentagon-backed (Department of Defence) groups in Syria
September 2016: 9 September 2016: Chief investigator Daniel Jones of the USA Senate’s landmark investigation of the CIA torture program has gone public for the first time about an experience that led to the CIA spying on him as part of what he calls a 'failed coverup' - 21 September 2016: The White House worked behind the scenes last week to prevent a bipartisan bill to sanction the Assad regime for war crimes and atrocities against civilians from getting a vote in the House of Representatives, until the Democratic leadership bowed to Obama administration's pressure and withdrew its support for voting on the bill for now - 28 September: Obama suffered a political blow, when the USA Congress overturned his veto of a bill that would allow families of the victims of the September 11 terrorist attacks to sue Saudi Arabia
October 2016: 22 October 2016: International inquiry has found Syrian Assad regime forces responsible for a third toxic gas attack in Qmenas in Idlib governorate on 16 March 2015, according to a fourth report submitted to the UN Security Council, after the third report by the inquiry in August blamed Assad for two chlorine attacks in Talmenes on 21 April 2014 and Sarmin on 16 March 2015, following Ghouta chemical attacks in August 2013 on opposition-controlled areas in the suburbs around Damascus using chemical agent sarin, and after in September 2013 the USA Senate filed a resolution to authorize use of military force against Assad's military in response, averted when the murderous regime accepted a USA–Russian negotiated deal to turn over 'every single bit' of its chemical weapons stockpiles for destruction, but has in reality encouraged Assad to escalate his war against the Syrian people, to invite the Russian regime and its murderous military to join Assad's terrorism and to annihilate the Syrian democracy and any opposition against dictatorship
Since November 2016: Since November 2016 Presidential transition to looming and threatening USA's Donald Trump regime - 14 November 2016: The appointment of Stephen Bannon and Reince Priebus as top figures in Trump’s White House drew fierce opposition from the Anti-Defamation League and Democrats, who decry the elevation of Bannon accused of harboring anti-Semitic and white supremacist views - 14 November 2016: Former KKK grand wizard David Duke lauds Steve Bannon appointment by Obama's successor - 16 novembre 2016: Après une photo avec la candidate démocrate Hillary Clinton à la Maison Blanche, Margot Gerster reçoit des menaces de mort de partisans de Trump, persuadés qu'il s'agit d'une manoeuvre pour faire de l'ombre au futur président Trump sans majorité dans le vote populaire - 17 November 2016: 169 House members sign letter protesting Trump's appointment of Bannon - 17 November 2016: Washington state lawmaker and Trump supporter Ericksen wants to criminalize anti-Trump protests - 18 November: Trump taps senator Sessions accused of racism as attorney general - 18 November: Rights activists condemn Trump for three cabinet appointments of Sessions, Pompeo and Flynn, they say could 'undo decades of progress' towards racial equality and effectively legitimise the use of torture - 18 November: Despite having pledged to fight the cases to the bitter end, Trump has settled fraud lawsuits relating to Trump University for $25m, averting the prospect of him testifying in a courtroom showdown which threatened to reveal more troubling details about the now defunct real estate course, as New York’s attorney general Eric Schneiderman, claims vindication and 'a major victory for the over 6,000 victims of his fraudulent university', lured by false promises to pay up to $35,000 to learn Trump’s real estate investing 'secrets' from his 'hand-picked' instructors - 21/22 November 2016: With a series of Nazi salutes by members of the audience, the so-called 'alt-right', the white nationalist movement that helped propel Trump to the presidency, gathered in Washington DC to plot how the movement can 'start influencing policy and culture' under the Trump administration, as protesters expressed their outrage in opposition to the gathering at the federally owned Ronald Reagan Building, and as the USA Holocaust Museum warns, saying the speech had closely mirrored Hitler's views
24 January 2017: Trump orders revival of Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines, as native American and climate change activists condemn president for 'pledging allegiance to oil companies and Wall Street' - 25/26 January 2017: Trump signs order to begin Mexico border wall in immigration crackdown, promotes the use of torture by his administration, and intends to launch a 'major investigation into voter fraud', as controversy continues over his false claim that millions of people voted illegally in last year’s presidential election, which he won in the electoral college despite H. Clinton winning about 3m more votes - Trump's travel ban executive order 13769 - 27/28 January 2017: Trump issued an executive order 13769 that will deny refugees and immigrants from certain Muslim-majority countries entry to the USA and that will indefinitely close USA borders to refugees fleeing the humanitarian crisis in war-torn Syria, decried for 'stomping on' American values - 29 January 2017: Judge Ann Donnelly of the federal district court in Brooklyn has granted a stay on deportations for people who arrived in the USA with valid visas but were detained on entry, following President Donald Trump’s executive order to halt travel from seven Muslim-majority countries - 29 January 2017: World reacts to Donald Trump's USA travel ban, targeting Muslim-majority countries, affecting refugees and causing chaos at airports - 30 January 2017: Customs and Border Protection CBP agents defied the orders of federal judges regarding Donald Trump’s travel bans on Sunday, according to members of Congress and attorneys who rallied protests around the country in support of detained refugees and travellers from seven Muslim-majority countries - 31 January 2017: Donald Trump fires acting attorney general Sally Yates who said travel ban was unlawful
Since January 2017 legal challenges to Trump's travel ban: Since January 2017 legal challenges to Trump's travel ban executive order 13769
March 2017: 2/3 March 2017: Amid calls for resignation USA Attorney General Sessions says he would recuse himself from any investigations into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 USA elections because he was involved with Trump's campaign - 3 March 2017: USA vice president Pence used private email to conduct official business as Indiana governor, discussing security matters via hacked AOL account - 6 March 2017: FBI director urges Justice Department to publicly reject Trump's claims that Obama ordered his phones to be tapped during the 2016 election campaign - 8 March 2017: Top Republicans refuse to back up Trump's unproven wiretapping claim - 9 March 2017: Hawaii becomes first USA state to sue over Trump's revised travel ban - 18 March: No evidence for Trump wiretap claims in Justice Department report, as calls rise from Republicans and Democrats to withdraw the charge and apologize - 20/21 March 2017: Trump-Russia collusion is being investigated by FBI, acording to FBI's Comey, also saying there is no information to confirm Trump's wiretap claims - 25 March: Donald Trump suffered a major legislative reversal on Friday as Republicans were forced to pull their repeal of the Affordable Care Act from the House floor - 28 March 2017: Kushner link puts Russians one step closer to Trump - 31 March 2017: Trump’s former national security adviser indicates he would testify in Trump-Russia inquiry about potential links between the Trump campaign and Russia in exchange for immunity
April 2017: 2 April 2017: Federal judge David Hale in Louisville rejects Trump's defense against claim he incited violence at a March 2016 campaign rally - 15 April 2017: Lawyers for Alvin Bamberger accused of assaulting Kashiya Nwanguma at a Trump campaign rally in March 2016 have said he acted at the urging of the candidate, complicating the president’s argument in court that he stands immune to civil lawsuits - 25 April 2017: Trump’s former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, likely violated the law when he failed to disclose payments he had received from Russia and Turkey, the leading Republican and Democrat on the House oversight committee said - 26 April 2017: Judge William Orrick of San Francisco’s federal court blocked an executive order by President Trump that could deny billions of dollars to so-called sanctuary cities as punishment for harboring illegal immigrants - 28 April 2017: Sparking protests from people advocating for stricter gun control measures, Trump reaffirms his support for gun rights, telling attendees of a NRA convention in Atlanta that 'the eight-year assault on your Second Amendment freedoms has come to a crashing end'
9 May 2017 dismissal of FBI director James Comey by Donald Trump: 9 May 2017: Former acting USA attorney general Sally Yates said on Monday that she warned the White House on 26 January that then national security adviser Michael Flynn was 'compromised' and open to blackmail by the Russian government - 9 May 2017 dismissal of FBI director James Comey by Donald Trump - 10 May 2017: Following the abrupt termination of FBI director Comey who was in the midst of a probe into possible Trump campaign collusion with Russian Putin regime, lawmakers demand special counsel handle investigation and an independent prosecutor - 11 May 2017: The Senate intelligence committee issued a subpoena for former national security adviser Michael Flynn as part of the investigation into the Trump camp’s ties to Russia and Russian interference in the 2016 USA presidential election, saying the subpoena was for documents relevant to its inquiry, which Flynn declined to provide when the committee first requested them last month - 12 May 2017: Trump admits that the allegations of collusion between his advisers and Russian officials played into sacking of FBI director Comey, as acting FBI director McCabe rejects claims that staff lost faith in Comey - 16 May 2017: White House grapples with newest crisis amid report Trump gave secret information to Russia, disclosing and sharing highly classified information in meeting with Lavrov - 17 May 2017: Donald Trump reportedly urged Comey to drop Michael Flynn investigation, according to notes - 20 May 2017: Comey to testify before Senate committee on Russia probe, as conversations picked up by USA intelligence during presidential campaign show Russian regime saw retired general as an ally - 23 May 2017: Trump asked two intelligence chiefs in March to push back against the FBI investigation into possible collusion between members of his presidential campaign and Russian regime, urging NSA chief Michael Rogers and Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats to publicly deny any evidence of collusion between his campaign and Putin regime - 27 May 2017: Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser Kushner reportedly sought secret communications with Russian Putin regime, going so far as to suggest using Russian diplomatic facilities in the USA to protect channel from being monitored
June 2017: 8 June 2017: Former FBI director James Comey reveals concerns about Trump in a devastating account to Congress, publicly revealing how Trump put pressure on him to shut down an investigation into a senior adviser’s links to Russia - 8 June 2017: James Comey accuses the Trump administration of spreading 'lies, plain and simple' about him and the FBI in the aftermath of his abrupt firing and reaffirms belief of Russian meddling in 2016 election - 13 June 2017: USA senators reach deal to stop White House easing Russia sanctions without approval - 15 June 2017: USA special counsel overseeing the probe into Russia’s alleged meddling in the USA election is now looking at whether president Trump attempted to obstruct justice, senior intelligence officials agree to interviews, Washington Post says - 24 June 2017: The CIA had top-level intelligence last August that Russia's Vladimir Putin personally ordered an operation to help Donald Trump win the USA presidential race, according to the Washington Post, also raising more questions about Obama's response
July 2017: June 2016 Trump campaign—Russian meeting - meeting became public knowledge in July 2017 - 9 July 2017: Donald Trump Jr, Jared Kushner and Paul Manafort met with Russian regime linked lawyer in June 2016 shortly after Donald Trump won the Republican nomination, it has emerged, in what appears to be the earliest known private meeting between key aides to the president and a Russian - 10 July 2017: Russian regime linked lawyer reportedly offered Trump Jr. and Trump campaign 'damaging info' on Clinton before June 2016 meeting - 19 July 2017: Donald Trump Jr, along with the former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, are scheduled to testify publicly before Congress on 26 July over Trump campaign’s connections to Russian regime - 20 July 2017: Trump is now attacking his own administration, including Jeff Sessions, telling New York Times he wouldn’t have hired attorney general had he known he’d recuse himself from Russia inquiry - 21 July 2017: Russian participant in Trump Jr meeting at Trump Tower Kaveladze, who was found in 2000 to have created hundreds of shell companies for a $1.4bn scheme that USA investigators suspected was used to launder Russian money through American banks, reportedly had business partner with Russian intelligence ties - 21 July 2017: Sean Spicer resigns as White House press secretary saying there were 'too many cooks in the kitchen', after president tapped New York financier and longtime Trump supporter Anthony Scaramucci as the new White House communications director - 22 July 2017: Bipartisan group of House and Senate negotiators agrees on Russia sanctions for meddling in election - 25 July 2017: House of Representatives votes 419-3 in favor of new sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea - 28 July 2017: Trump foiled as Senate rejects bid to repeal 'Obamacare' - 29 July 2017: Trump replaces Priebus with John Kelly as chief of staff
4 November 2008 USA presidential election: 4 November 2008 USA presidential election
20 January 2009 inauguration of USA president Barack Obama: 20 January 2009 first inauguration of Barack Obama as the 44th President of the USA
6 November 2012 USA House of Representatives and Senate elections: USA House of Representatives elections 6 November 2012
February 2016 Iowa Democratic and Republican caucuses: 1 February 2016 Iowa Democratic and Republican caucuses
May-October 2016: 25 May 2016: Hopes are turning to Massachusetts senator Elizabeth Warren to heal the wounds of the Democratic race and help the party build a united front for the general election, as Elizabeth Warren calls Donald Trump a 'money-grubber', a tool of the Wall Street banks and a tax delinquent who rooted for families to get thrown out of their homes in the housing market crash - 2 June 2016: Hillary Clinton denies Donald Trump’s fitness to lead the USA observing that he is too unstable and excitable 'to hold an office that requires knowledge, stability and immense responsibility', adding that she 'will leave it to the psychiatrists to explain his affection for tyrants' - 9 June: Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders looks beyond nomination saying 'the struggle continues' - 21 July 2016: Jill Harth, who sued Trump in 1997 over attempted rape, has spoken for the first time in detail about her personal experience with Trump who this week became the Republican nominee for president - 18 October 2016: As the number of women accusing Donald Trump of sexual assault rose to 10 over the weekend, women rally during a protest against Republican presidential candidate for his 'treatment of women' in New York City
Since 22 July 2016 DNC email leak: 22 July 2016 Democratic National Committee email leak - 25 July 2016: Chair of the Democratic National Committee Debbie Wasserman Schultz forced to step aside after a leak of internal DNC emails showed officials actively favouring Hillary Clinton during the presidential primary and plotting against Clinton’s rival Bernie Sanders - 25 July: The Democratic Party's Hillary Clinton campaign blames Russia for the July 2016 Democratic National Committee email hack instead of blaming the Russian, Iranian and Syrian regime for its war crimes in Syria, hiding Russia's and the USA's complicity in various fields killing humans, humanity and democracy - 26 July 2016: In a stormy opening night of the Democratic convention Bernie Sanders supporters resist attempts to persuade them to embrace Hillary Clinton, as the USA way of democracy in disgusting 2016 leads to nothing else than the choice between the two evils of an incalculable white supremacist and cheating
November 2016 USA presidential election: 8 November 2016 USA presidential election - 9 November 2016: White supremacy makes it to USA's White House , and Trump's election marks the greatest victory and validation for anti-Semitism in the USA since 1941, Haaretz' Samuel G. Freedman and Bradley Burston say, as Israel's Israel's oldest daily newspaper, founded in 1918, is closely watching the following development - International reactions to the 8 November 2016 USA presidential election - 10 November 2016: Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton led by more than 2,800,000 votes with 48.1% to Trump’s 46.0%, winning the popular vote but loosing the electoral college, turnout only 54.9%, the fifth time in USA’s history that such a split has occurred and may be a boon to advocates of reform of the two-century-old wartime system - 10 November 2016: USA presidential election win ignites protests across the country and in cities including New York City, Chicago, San Francisco, Oakland, Philadelphia and Seattle, with thousands of demonstrators crowding into streets and surrounding Trump's buildings in some cities, criticizing the racism, sexism and xenophobia that the president-elect has made and is making mainstream - 11 November 2016: Cacophony of lawsuits to follow grabbing-Trump into White House, first a fraud trial over the president-elect’s defunct Trump University, which stands accused of defrauding students, begins in 18 days, and he could appear as a witness before Inauguration Day - 14 November 2016: The appointment of Stephen Bannon and Reince Priebus as top figures in Trump’s White House drew fierce opposition from the Anti-Defamation League and Democrats, who decry the elevation of Bannon accused of harboring anti-Semitic and white supremacist views - 14 November 2016: Former KKK grand wizard David Duke lauds Steve Bannon appointment by Obama's successor
Since November and winter 2016/2017: Since November 2016/2017 Presidential transition to looming and threatening USA's Donald Trump regime - 25 novembre 2016: L'écologiste Jill Stein a annoncé avoir réuni assez d'argent pour demander le recompte des voix de la présidentielle en Pennsylvanie après 'des anomalies statistiques qui soulèvent des inquiétudes' dans trois Etats, et après une démarche similaire pour le Wisconsin - 30 November 2016: Levi Guerra, 19, from Washington state the seventh person to indicate that she will break ranks with party affiliation to prevent Trump being formally enshrined as president-elect when the electoral college meets on 19 December - 7 December 2016: Obama is facing growing pressure from congressional Democrats in both houses, several of whom have access to classified intelligence, demanding further disclosures regarding Russia’s role in the 2016 USA elections, implying that the Obama administration and the intelligence agencies know significantly more about Russian involvement in the election than they have disclosed - 10 December 2016: USA intelligence agencies reportedly concluded that Russia interfered in last month’s presidential election to boost Donald Trump’s bid for the White House - 19 December 2016: Electoral college revolt draws attention to an arcane electoral system, after H. Clinton won the direct popular vote in November with a margin of nearly 3 million votes
Social movements and protests in the USA: Protests in the USA
October/November 2011: 1 October 2011: Wall Street protesters promise to continue, protests emerged in other cities - 2 October: Hundreds of 'Occupy Wall Street' protesters arrested - 6 October: Thousands of Wall Street protesters in New York - rallies in other US cities - 6 October: Obama says, Wall Street rally reflects frustration - 7 October: Wall Street protests spread to USA capital - 10 October: More support for 'Occupy Wall Street' from Democrats, Columbia University etc. - 23 October: 130 'Occupy Chicago' protesters arrested in city park protest - 3 November: California protesters shut down Oakland port - 15 November: 'Occupy Wall Street' protest camp cleared by New York police - 15 November: New York court says 'Occupy' activists can re-enter park - 16 November: 'Occupy' protesters return to New York park - 18 November: Arrests made at 'Occupy' protests in USA cities
2012: 18 January 2012: Occupy protesters converge on White House in Washington - 29 January: Occupy protesters clash with Oakland police - 18 March: New York police arrest 'Occupy' protesters on anniversary - 2 mai: Des milliers de manifestants ont protesté mardi aux Etats-Unis contre les inégalités - 21 May: Group says 60 arrested, some hurt in Chicago anti-NATO clashes - 26 July: NYPD 'violated rights' of Occupy protesters - 17 September: More than 100 people have been arrested as protesters marched on the first anniversary of the Occupy movement - 11 October: Hundreds of Walmart workers rallied across dozen cities in the US, protesting against low wages and unjust labour practices - 11 November: Frustrated residents express anger over electricity outages in the New York-New Jersey area caused by the storm Sandy
August 2014: August 2014 Ferguson unrest after the shooting of unarmed Michael Brown - Timeline of the 2014 Ferguson unrest - 12 August 2014: Missouri police fired wooden bullets at demonstration to protest the killing by a police officer of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown - 14 August 2014: Missouri police fired tear gas and smoke bombs at protesters demonstrating against the death of Michael Brown - 15 August: Officers from the Missouri state highway patrol march with demonstrators in Ferguson after taking over responding to protests against the police killing of Michael Brown from the St Louis county force - 17 August: Missouri governor declares state of emergency and curfew in Ferguson as Reverend Sharpton urges protesters not to aid 'smear campaign' by rioting - 17 August: Missouri governor Jay Nixon points finger at Ferguson police chief for new violence
November/December 2014: 25 November 2014: Protests spread across the USA over the grand jury decision in Missouri against indicting a white cop who shot dead unarmed black teen Michael Brown - 28 November: Black Friday protests across the USA seek to highlight police violence as well as poor wages - 1/2 December 2014: Students and workers across the USA walk out of classrooms and offices, as nationwide protests and 'Hands Up Walk Out' campaign against the police killing of Michael Brown continue - 3/4 December 2014: Protesters accusing the Staten Island justice system and the NYPD of discriminating against communities of color denounce police killing of Eric Garner and New York's grand jury decision - 5 December 2014: Protesters rallied in New York and cities around the USA in a second night of largely peaceful protest following the decision not to indict a white New York police officer over the death of Eric Garner - 5 December 2014: Leading New York rabbis arrested for protesting death of Eric Garner as many Jews join protests against police brutality - 6 December 2014: Protesters staged a third night of rallies, denouncing use of deadly force by police against minorities, in New York and cities across the country - 6/7 December 2014: New Yorkers in further protests to denounce spate of killings of unarmed black men by white police officers as relatives buried 28-year-old father of one Akai Gurley - 14 December 2014: Thousands march to protest police brutality in New York, Washington and other major USA cities - 24 December 2014: Protesters who have rallied for weeks over excessive police force, rejected New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's plea to suspend demonstrations after the killing of two officers, and vowed to march in the center of Manhattan on Tuesday evening
April 2015: 16 April 2015: New York protesters, mostly fast-food workers, went on strike and demonstrated demanding a minimum wage of US$15 an hour to escape poverty - 26 April 2015: As nuclear powers meet, global activists present 8 million petitions to the UN disarmament chief demanding a world free of nuclear weapons and New York rally demands that the world's nine nuclear-armed countries do far more toward cutting stockpiles - 29 April 2015: A number of protesters were arrested by New York's police on Tuesday as they called for an end to all nuclear weapons - 30 April: More than 60 people have been arrested in New York City protests over the death of Freddie Gray who died earlier this month of injuries suffered while in custody of Baltimore police - 30 April 2015: Freddie Gray protests sweep USA from Baltimore to New York
June-August 2015: 21 June 2015: Thousands protest against Confederate flag on South Carolina capitol grounds after the murder of nine people in a historic black South Carolina church last week - 22 June: The historic black church in South Carolina's Charleston, where a white gunman murdered nine African Americans, held its first service with hundreds of congregants since the massacre, as visitors attended to show their solidarity - 23 July: Some 10,000 demonstrators in New York urge USA Congress to vote against 2015 Vienna Iran nuclear agreement - 23 July: After more than a year of organized action, fast food workers in New York will see their wages increase up to a $15 minimum wage - 8/9 August 2015: Michael Brown’s father urges the protest movement roused by the death of his son in Ferguson to intensify its efforts to reform the criminal justice system following the first anniversary of the fatal police shooting
July-September 2016: 6 July 2016: Protests in Baton Rouge after Louisiana police shoot Afro American Alton Sterling dead - 8 July 2016: Protesters flee as shots ring out in Dallas anti-violence protest - 9 July 2016: Protesters across the USA denounce police shootings of blacks, as Earl Graham Jr says, everyone should be working to end the nation's unsettled time asking 'When will enough be enough' - 9 July 2016: Police officers in Arizona's Phoenix use pepper spray and tear gas on protesters on Friday night, as almost 1,000 people took to the streets to protest against the recent shootings of black men Alton Sterling in Louisiana and Philando Castile in Minnesota - 10 July 2016: 'Black Lives Matter' supporters and protesters take to the streets across the USA against police treatment of African Americans, following the fatal shootings last week of black men in Louisiana and Minnesota - 10 July 2016: As rallies continued across the USA protesting shootings of African Americans by police hundreds of demonstrators were arrested and protesters complained they were being denied their rights to peaceful assembly saying that 'in cities across America, police are responding to peaceful protests with provocation, violence, and unconstitutional arrests' - 31 August 2016: UN's chairman Alvaro Pop Ac of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues issued a statemen calling on the USA to ensure that it was complying with provisions of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples as it deals with the growing opposition to the Dakota pipeline - 1 September 2016: 38 activists were arrested in two states as protests against the $3.8 billion Dakota Access Pipeline continue - 9 September 2016: Following protests from 200 Native American tribes, as well as from activists, blocking construction on federal land and asking the company behind the project to suspend work nearby, the Obama administration steps into a dispute over a planned oil pipeline in North Dakota - 21 September 2016: Protesters have taken to the streets in Charlotte in North Carolina, clashing with police after the fatal police shooting of black Keith Scottt, a father of seven, earlier in the day being mistaken for a wanted man - 22 September: Second night of unrest in Charlotte in North Carolina following the fatal police shooting of Keith Scott, as the governor declares state of emergency and as the USA Justice Department assessing police shooting death, also opening an investigation into the police shooting death of African American Terrence Crutcher in Tulsa in Oklahoma last Friday - 23 September: Protests, police use of tear gas and curfew in Charlotte continue, as the family of police shooting victim Keith Scott says it still has more questions than answers after privately viewing footage of his killing - 28 September 2016: Police killing of unarmed black man in San Diego sparks protest
Since November 2016 protests against Trump: November 2016 post-election protests against Donald Trump - 10 November 2016: USA presidential election win ignites protests across the country and in cities including New York City, Chicago, San Francisco, Oakland, Philadelphia and Seattle, with thousands of demonstrators crowding into streets and surrounding Trump's buildings in some cities, criticizing the racism, sexism and xenophobia that the president-elect has made and is making mainstream, despite the fact, that presidential candidate Clinton led by more than 2,800,000 votes with 48.1% to Trump’s 46.0%, turnout only 54.9% - 11 November 2016: Tens of thousands across USA march against Trump for second day, chanting 'Not Our President', carrying placards that read 'I did not elect hate for president', announcing ongoing resistance and planning further protests and acts of dissent following a first wave of demonstrations on Wednesday in which dozens were arrested - 12 November 2016: Protesters around the USA rallied and marched Friday as they have done daily since Trump’s presidential election victory without voters' and people's majority, as the demonstrations on college campuses and along downtown streets were mostly peaceful and as people join the protests first since the 1970s and the resistance against USA's Vietnam War - 12/13 November 2016: Demonstrations against the election of Donald Trump continue across the USA in major cities, including New York, Chicago and Los Angeles, as protesters say 'he needs to go', and as one protester in Portland was shot and injured by a gunman later detained together with believed criminal gang associates, according to police - 13 November 2016: Thousands of anti-Trump protesters, including many pro-immigrant groups, hold a demonstration in New York City expressing anger at president-elect’s deportation plans, with more rallies slated across country - 14 November 2016: Protests continue on fifth straight day denouncing Donald Trump as president - 18 November 2016: Jewish protesters march into Washington D.C. building hosting Trump team against Bannon's appointment chanting 'Fire Bannon' and 'Jewish resistance'
Since 21 November 2016: 21 November 2016: Protesters opposing the controversial Dakota Access pipeline reported being hit with teargas, rubber bullets and percussion grenades, 167 people were injured and seven were taken to the hospital, as protesters also report being attacked with rubber bullets and percussion grenades on a bridge just north of the encampments established by indigenous and environmental activists - 26 November 2016: Dakota Access oil pipeline protesters will not follow a government directive to leave the federal land where hundreds have camped for months, organizers said on Saturday - 29 November 2016: Police violence against Standing Rock protesters in North Dakota has risen to extraordinary levels, as a litany of munitions, including water cannons, combined with ambiguous government leadership and misleading police statements, have resulted in serious injuries and mass arrests
December 2016: 5 December 2016: Handing a major win to environmental activists and Native Americans, Army Corps of Engineers will not grant the permit for the Dakota Access pipeline to drill under the Missouri river, admitting 'a need to explore alternate routes' - 7 December 2016: Thousands protest white nationalist Spencer’s speech at Texas university, who tells, protected by police, about 400 supporters that 'at the end of the day, America belongs to white men' - 15 December 2016: Hundreds of human rights activists gather outside the Russian embassy in Washington DC to condemn the Russian aerial campaign in support for Assad and the horrific massacres against civilians in Aleppo, slamming the international community’s silence, also blaming the Obama administration for backing off on the 'red line' Obama drew in Syria, as people continue to hold protests and vigils worldwide
February 2017: 5 February 2017: Rallies against Trump's executive actions, mainly the travel ban, raged on throughout the USA, supported by several protests overseas in London, Paris, Berlin, Jakarta, Manila, Hong Kong, Sydney and Melbourne in opposition to the USA president's executive orders - 7 February 2017: 18 rabbis arrested during New York protest over Trump travel ban, after religious leaders refused orders to disperse taking part in demonstration in front of Trump Tower in support of refugees, remembering 'that the borders of this country closed to us in 1924 with very catastrophic consequences during the Holocaust' - 10 February 2017: Jewish groups welcomed a federal appeals court ruling upholding a stay on Trump’s ban on the entry of refugees and of travelers from seven Muslim-majority countries - 13 February 2017: Activists gathered at the New England Holocaust Memorial in Boston to protest the Trump administration’s recent executive order banning travel to the USA from seven Muslim-majority countries and with respect to Syrian refugees seeking to escape their war-ravaged country Jewish speakers compared Trump’s recent actions to the treatment of Jewish refugees during the lead-up to the Holocaust, years in which few Jews were permitted entry into the USA - 17 February 2017: 'Day without immigrants' protests close restaurants across the USA as part of a growing movement of strikes against Trump’s immigration policies 'making a statement that this country is sustained by us' - 20 February: Demonstrations were held in cities around the USA this weekend to support Muslim Americans and to protest Trump’s immigration policies - 20 Fe