Category: Latin America

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staffApril 3, 2017

Mexico newspaper stops printing after reporter shot dead

A regional newspaper in Mexico says the violence against journalists and the lack of punishment for those responsible is forcing ...

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staffApril 3, 2017

Stellar Daisy: Growing concern for missing ship crew

Rescuers say they have made little headway in finding survivors from a huge South Korean ship that sank in the ...

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staffApril 3, 2017

Ecuador election: Fraud alleged as protesters scuffle

A row has erupted over Ecuador’s presidential elections after early results projected victory for the incumbent party’s candidate. Results show ...

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staffApril 2, 2017

Colombian mudslide death toll rises to 254

At least 254 people have been confirmed dead and 400 more injured in this weekend’s devastating mudslides in Colombia. CNN ...

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staffApril 1, 2017

Venezuela: Supreme court backtracks on powers bid

The Venezuelan supreme court has reversed its ruling to strip congress of its legislative powers. It made the decision after ...

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staffMarch 28, 2017

Brazilian airline to pay $1.3M compensation to Amazon tribe for crash

A Brazilian airline has agreed to pay $1.3 million to an Amazon tribe as compensation for damages for a 2006 ...

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staffMarch 27, 2017

Thousands in Chile protest against private pension system

Thousands of people in Chile protested nationwide against the country’s privatized pension system called the Pension Fund Administrators, first established ...

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staffMarch 23, 2017

Argentina welcomes Syria migrants after Trump slams door

George S. walks on the dark tarmac holding his sleepy 7-year-old son Fadi in his arms. “From the bottom of ...

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staffMarch 22, 2017

Brazilian activist slain by gunmen in hospital

Brazil’s Movement of the Landless Rural Workers said Waldomiro Costa Pereira, a prominent land rights activist in the state of ...

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staffMarch 11, 2017

Toll of Guatemala girl shelter fire rises to 37

Families buried some of the 37 girls killed in a fire at an overcrowded government-run youth shelter as Guatemalan authorities ...