Category: Latin America

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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 ...

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staffApril 21, 2018

Ten killed in Nicaragua protests over pensions reform

Ten people have been killed in Nicaragua in three days of clashes between police and opponents of changes to the ...

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staffApril 18, 2018

Cuba nominates Castro replacement Miguel Díaz-Canel

Cuba’s lawmakers say Miguel Díaz-Canel is the sole candidate to succeed Raúl Castro, bringing the family’s decades-long rule to an ...

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staffApril 10, 2018

Colombian FARC leader arrested on drug trafficking charge

One of the top leaders of Colombia’s former rebel group, the Farc, has been arrested in Bogota following a request ...

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staffApril 5, 2018

Brazil’s Lula must start prison term

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva will be imprisoned while he appeals his corruption conviction, the country’s Supreme ...