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Clients wait to enter the DirecTV headquarters in Caracas, Venezuela, on Jan. 9, 2020.<br>Matias Delacroix/AP

T&T under pressure to defy Maduro's censors

Last April, as a military uprising roiled Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro’s socialist government ordered pay TV providers to immediately cease transmission of CNN and the BBC. DirecTV, which is wholly owned by AT&T, quickly obliged.


Top Brazil culture official fired after Nazi-linked comments

Brazilian culture secretary Roberto Alvim was fired on Friday after using phrases similar to some used by Nazi propagandist Joseph Goebbels. Alvim made the comments while discussing a new art prize in Latin America’s largest democracy.


Panama man pulled two children from clutches of killer cult

The family had been chosen by one of the lay preachers who earlier had a vision: everyone in the hamlet had to repent their sins, or die.

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