Category: Latin America

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staffJune 14, 2018

Chile police raid Catholic Church offices

Police and prosecutors in Chile have raided offices and seized documents of the Roman Catholic Church amid a child sexual ...

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staffJune 7, 2018

Guatemala emergency agency under fire

Opposition politicians in Guatemala want the head of the emergency response agency (Conred) to be dismissed. They say Conred failed ...

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staffMay 28, 2018

Colombia presidential election heading to runoff with FARC deal critic on top

With over 99 percent of the votes counted, the presidential election in Colombia will be decided in a run-off. The ...

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staffMay 26, 2018

Venezuela confirms release of US prisoner

A US citizen imprisoned in Venezuela has been released after spending two years in jail on charges of concealing weapons, ...

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staffMay 21, 2018

First baby in 12 years born on remote Brazil island

A remote Brazilian island with a ban on childbirth is nonetheless celebrating the first baby born there in 12 years. ...

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staffMay 21, 2018

Maduro wins controversal Venezuela poll

Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro has won re-election to another six-year term, in a vote marred by an opposition boycott and ...

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staffMay 18, 2018

All Chile’s 34 bishops offer to resign

All of Chile’s 34 Roman Catholic bishops have offered Pope Francis their resignations in the wake of a child sex ...

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staffApril 28, 2018

Peru child sacrifice discovery may be largest in history

Archaeologists have uncovered what may be the largest single mass child sacrifice event in human history. More than 140 children ...

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staffApril 23, 2018

Nicaragua leader scraps pension reform after deadly riots

Nicaragua’s President Daniel Ortega has scrapped the changes to social security that have prompted violent protests across the country since ...

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staffApril 23, 2018

Canadian lynched in Peru as locals accuse him of murder

Officials in Peru are investigating the lynching of a Canadian man in the remote Amazon region of Peru. Police found ...