Category: South America

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staffAugust 20, 2018

Venezuela rolls out new currency amid rampant hyperinflation

Venezuela has rolled out a new currency, slashing five zeroes from the bolivar, in a bid to tame the country’s ...

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staffAugust 20, 2018

14 killed in Rio police, military operations

At least 14 people were killed Monday in Rio de Janeiro during operations by soldiers and police against drug gangs ...

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staffAugust 5, 2018

Bolton- No US govt involvement in reported Venezuela attack

U.S. national security advisor John Bolton said Sunday that there was “no U.S. government involvement” in the reported attack Saturday ...

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staffAugust 5, 2018

Venzuela leader survives drone attack

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro says he has survived an assassination attempt involving explosive drones. Mr Maduro was speaking at a ...

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staffJune 22, 2018

UN – Venezuelan forces killed hundreds

Venezuelan security forces have carried out hundreds of arbitrary killings under the guise of fighting crime, the UN’s human rights ...

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staffJune 18, 2018

Columbia president-elect promises unity

Iván Duque, the conservative political newcomer who was elected as Colombia’s president on Sunday, says he wants to unite the ...

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staffMay 29, 2018

EU prepares to hit Venezuela with new sanctions

The European Union (EU) is calling for “fresh presidential elections” in Venezuela as it prepares to impose more targeted sanctions ...

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staffApril 8, 2018

Former Brazilian president Lula da Silva surrenders to police

Brazil’s former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva is starting a 12-year sentence for corruption after surrendering to police. It ...

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staffDecember 21, 2016

Bolivia: LaMia plane crashed due to pilot, airline’s error

Bolivian Minister of Public Works Milton Claros said the government concluded human error committed by the pilot and LaMia Airlines ...