Tag: South America

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Bolivian President Evo Morales resigns

Bolivian President Evo Morales resigned Sunday amid growing opposition after an international audit found the results of last month’s election ...

Proportion
staff3 weeks

Chile cancels global climate summit amid unrest

Chile has pulled out of hosting two major international summits, including a UN climate change conference, as anti-government protests continue. ...

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Ecuador protesters to hold talks with government

The UN says representatives of Ecuador’s government and the country’s indigenous groups will hold their first direct talks later on ...

Proportion
staff11 months

Brazil’s far-right leader to take office

A far-right former army captain will be sworn in as Brazil’s new president later on Tuesday. Jair Bolsonaro, 63, won ...

Proportion
staff11 months

New graft charge against Brazil’s President Temer

Brazil’s Prosecutor General Raquel Dodge has charged President Michel Temer with corruption and money laundering uncovered in an investigation into ...

Proportion
staff11 months

Five dead in Brazil cathedral shooting

A gunman opened fire in a Catholic cathedral near Brazil’s most populous city, São Paulo, killing five people and wounding ...

Proportion
staff1 year

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 ...

Proportion
staff1 year

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 ...

Proportion
staff1 year

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 ...

Proportion
staff1 year

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 ...