Category: Latin America

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Cuba goes online with Internet connection to 2,000 homes

The Cuban government announced a two-month Internet trial, with 2,000 homes to be wired in the old Havana district of ...

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At least 60 injured after huge fireworks explosion rocks Mexico market

A huge explosion has rocked a pyrotechnics market in Greater Mexico City, injuring dozens of people. Eyewitnesses captured the exact ...

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Colombian president accepts 2016 Nobel Peace Prize for FARC peace accord

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos accepted the Nobel Peace Prize after reaching a deal to end one of the longest-running ...

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Brazil police shoot rubber bullets at protesters from historic church

The commander-in-chief of Brazil’s Military Police has apologized to the Metropolitan Archbishop of Rio de Janeiro after officers shot at ...

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Burials begin for Chapecoense plane crash victims in Brazil

Funeral burials began on Sunday for the Brazilian victims killed in the LaMia Flight 2933 plane crash in Colombia in ...

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Fidel Castro’s ashes interred after final homage

The ashes of Fidel Castro were interred alongside Cuba’s most revered national heroes on Sunday in the eastern city of ...

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Brazil officials find ‘black boxes’ in wreckage from plane crash that killed 71

Investigators have located the critical flight recorders from the chartered jetliner that crashed in the mountains of Colombia Tuesday, killing ...

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Cubans begin week of memorials, services for Fidel Castro

Havana’s Plaza of the Revolution was opened Monday for Cubans who wish to pay their respects to Fidel Castro, while ...

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Fidel Castro, Cuban Revolutionary Who Defied U.S., Dies at 90

Fidel Castro, the fiery apostle of revolution who brought the Cold War to the Western Hemisphere in 1959 and then ...

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Mexican volcano erupts, sending ash 3 miles into sky

A volcano in Mexico erupted, sending ash three miles into the air and prompting warnings from government officials for tourists ...