Category: Latin America

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staff10 months

US and Colombia vow to cut coca production

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he is “deeply concerned” about the increased production of coca leaf, the raw ...

Proportion
staff12 months

Husband of Peru opposition leader faces money laundering charges

Mark Vito Villanella, the U.S.-born husband of jailed Peru politician Keiko Fujimori, is now facing charges of money laundering. Prosecutor ...

Proportion
staff12 months

Far-right Bolsonaro is Brazil’s new leader

Far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro has won a sweeping victory in Brazil’s presidential election. Mr Bolsonaro won 55.2% of the votes ...

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Former Guatemala vice president sentenced in corruption case

A Guatemalan court sentenced former Vice President Roxana Baldetti to more than 15 years in prison for involvement in a ...

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staff1 year

Hurricane Maria killed nearly 3,000 in Puerto Rico: study

Nearly 3,000 people died in Puerto Rico in the six months after Hurricane Maria as a result of the storm, ...

Proportion
staff1 year

Ecuador slams door on Venezuelans

Ecuador has brought in new rules to stop Venezuelan migrants entering the country without a passport, leaving many stranded in ...

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Football fans killed in Ecuador bus crash

At least 12 fans of Ecuadorean football team Barcelona SC have been killed and 30 injured when the bus they ...

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staff1 year

Venezuela’s Constituent Assembly helping Maduro disassemble opposition

Venezuela’s controversial Constituent Assembly marks its first anniversary on Saturday as the embodiment of President Nicolas Maduro’s entrenchment in power ...

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staff1 year

Aeroméxico plane crashes after take-off in Mexico

A plane has crashed in the capital of Mexico’s Durango state, television images show, with the state governor confirming nobody ...

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staff1 year

Nicaragua president defies calls to step down

Nicaragua’s President Daniel Ortega has refused to bow to protesters’ demands that he stand down. He said the deaths of ...