The Amazonian Royal Flycatcher is found in forest and woodland throughout most of the Amazon basin in northern Bolivia, eastern Peru, eastern Ecuador, eastern Colombia, Venezuela, the Guianas, and northern and western Brazil. It is easily overlooked and typically found in low densities, but overall it remains widespread and common.
Throughout Latin America, criticism of Israel’s operation in the Gaza Strip is on the rise. Nations with a colonial history of their own regard Israel as an occupying power.
In Latin America, Brazil is on the forefront of politics critical of Israel.
After Brazil recalled its ambassador to Israel for consultations in July, several other countries in the region quickly followed suit: Chile, Peru, El Salvador, Ecuador and Nicaragua.
Following a meeting with Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki, President Nicolas Maduro announced plans to give orphaned Palestinian children a home in Venezuela.
Venezuela has announced that it will take in Palestinian children orphaned by Israel’s military offensive in Gaza.
The announcement came as President Nicolas Maduro met with Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki on Thursday.
This Week In Civilian Discontent: Protest In The Occupied West Bank, A Vigil For MH17 And More (Video)
From a Palestinian protest over the Israeli military offensive in Gaza, to a vigil for MH17’s victims in Amsterdam, to a demonstration in Venezuela, AJ+ highlights the acts of civil disobedience both big and small you might have missed this week.
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