Category: South America

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staffSeptember 14, 2018

Venezuela’s Maduro seeks deals with ‘big sister’ China

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro hailed China as a “big sister” as he prepared to meet with Chinese leader Xi Jinping ...

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staffSeptember 12, 2018

Jail Lula pulls out of Brazilia vote

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has pulled out of next month’s presidential election to allow his running ...

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staffSeptember 7, 2018

Brazil poll front-runner stabbed at rally

The front-runner in Brazil’s presidential election, Jair Bolsonaro, has been stabbed at a campaign rally. The far-right politician was attacked ...

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staffSeptember 3, 2018

Argentina imposes austerity measures in bid to stabilise peso

Argentina has announced austerity measures in a bid to tackle the “emergency” created by the country’s currency crisis. In a ...

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staffSeptember 3, 2018

Funding cuts blamed for big Rio museum fire

Officials in Brazil have blamed lack of funding for a huge fire that has ravaged the country’s National Museum. One ...

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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 ...