Category: Latin America

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staff12 months

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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staff1 year

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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staff1 year

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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staff1 year

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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staff1 year

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 ...

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staff1 year

Seven police killed in Mexico prison riot

Seven police were killed Sunday trying to put down a riot at a prison in eastern Mexico, authorities said, the ...

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staff1 year

Colombia’s former guerrillas face first electoral test

BOGOTA – Colombia’s former leftist guerrillas face their first electoral test as a political party Sunday in congressional voting also ...

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staff1 year

Helicopter crashes after Mexican quake; 2 killed

The latest on the magnitude 7.2 earthquake that hit southern Mexico at 7:55 a.m. A military helicopter carrying Mexico’s interior ...

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staff1 year

Fidel Castro’s eldest son commits suicide

The popular eldest son of the late Cuban president Fidel Castro committed suicide on Thursday, state media reported. He was ...

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staff1 year

Cuba hands note of protest to US over internet task force

Cuba handed a note of protest to the top U.S. diplomat in Havana on Wednesday over the Trump administration’s creation ...