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44 still missing after Brazil building collapse: firefighters
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44 still missing after Brazil building collapse: firefighters

Police officers look on as firefighters work to extinguish the fire in a building that collapsed after catching fire in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on May 1, 2018. (Photo by AFP) Forty-four people have been listed as still missing a day after a 24-story building used by squatters in Brazil’s largest […]

Tens of thousands rally in Nicaragua to support government
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Tens of thousands rally in Nicaragua to support government

The supporters of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega attend an official rally, in Managua, April 30, 2018. (Photo by AFP) Tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets of the Nicaraguan capital, Managua, in support of the country’s President Daniel Ortega, who has faced two weeks of violent protests […]

Migrants in Mexico face stark reality at US border
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Migrants in Mexico face stark reality at US border

Central American migrants traveling in the “Migrant Via Crucis” caravan arrive at Juventud 2000 shelter in Tijuana, Baja California State, Mexico, April 24, 2018. (Photo by AFP) Hondurans, Guatemalans, and Salvadorans, who drew the wrath of President Donald Trump in a month-long caravan to the US border, will make hard […]

Thousands of Nicaraguans march for peace in Managua
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Thousands of Nicaraguans march for peace in Managua

Nicaraguan Catholic faithful take part in an open air mass, to demand the end of violence in their country, outside the Metropolitan Cathedral in Managua, April 28, 2018. (Photo by AFP) Thousands of Nicaraguans have taken to the streets in the capital, Managua, in support of peace after days of […]

12,000 request justice for murdered Mexican students
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12,000 request justice for murdered Mexican students

Mexican students take part in a massive protest against violence in Mexico and the murder of three film students who were kidnapped, tortured and murdered in western Jalisco State last month, in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, on April 26, 2018. (Photo by AFP) Close to 12,000 people took to the streets […]

Argentineans protest gas, electricity rates hikes
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Argentineans protest gas, electricity rates hikes

People take part in a nationwide demonstration to protest against government-imposed rises in public services rates, in Cordoba, Argentina, April 18, 2018. (Photo by AFP) Thousands of Argentines took to the streets on Thursday (April 19) night to protest a sharp spike in gas and electricity rates imposed by the […]

Thousands of Nicaraguans protest social security changes
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Thousands of Nicaraguans protest social security changes

Students clash with riot police in front of the university of engineering during a protest against government reforms in the Institute of Social Security (INSS) in Managua, Nicaragua, on April 19, 2018. (Photo by AFP) Thousands of Nicaraguans took to the streets in protest for a second straight day on […]

Miguel Diaz-Canel sworn in as Cuba’s new president to end Castro brothers’ rule
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Miguel Diaz-Canel sworn in as Cuba’s new president to end Castro brothers’ rule

This handout picture released by Cuban official website www.cubadebate.cu shows outgoing Cuban President Raul Castro (R) raising the arm of Cuba’s new President Miguel Diaz-Canel after he was formally named by the National Assembly, in Havana, on April 19, 2018. (Via AFP) Cuba’s new President Miguel Diaz-Canel has been sworn […]

Ecuador’s President Lenin Moreno gives Colombian rebels 12 hours to prove captives alive
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Ecuador’s President Lenin Moreno gives Colombian rebels 12 hours to prove captives alive

Ecuador’s President Lenin Moreno arrives at the airport for the upcoming Summit of the Americas in Lima, Peru, April 12, 2018. (Photo by Reuters) Ecuador’s President Lenin Moreno on Thursday gave a Colombian insurgent group 12 hours to prove that two journalists and their driver, kidnapped last month on their common border, […]

Pope Francis admits ‘grave mistakes’ in handling Chile abuse scandal
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Pope Francis admits ‘grave mistakes’ in handling Chile abuse scandal

Pope Francis prays during a weekly general audience at St Peter’s square in the Vatican, on April 4, 2018. (Photo by AFP) Pope Francis says he has made “grave mistakes” in handling a sexual abuse scandal in Chile, expressing his wish to invite the abuse victims he had discredited to […]

Brazil’s Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva closer to prison after Supreme Court votes
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Brazil’s Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva closer to prison after Supreme Court votes

A banner demanding imprisonment of former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, condemned in second-instance on corruption charges is pictured, in Brasilia on April 04, 2018. (Photo by AFP) Brazil’s former president and current election front runner Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva looked increasingly likely to face prison Wednesday after […]

Center-left author Carlos Alvarado Quesada wins Costa Rica presidency
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Center-left author Carlos Alvarado Quesada wins Costa Rica presidency

Costa Rican presidential candidate Carlos Alvarado, of the ruling Citizen Action Party (PAC), waves as he votes in San Jose on April 1, 2018. (Photo by AFP) The center-left’s Carlos Alvarado Quesada decisively defeated a conservative Protestant singer in Costa Rica’s presidential runoff election on Sunday, handing a major victory […]

Peru’s President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski resigns on eve of impeachment
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Peru’s President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski resigns on eve of impeachment

Peru’s President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski addresses the nation as he resigns at the Presidential Palace in Lima, Peru March 21, 2018. (Photo by Reuters) Peru’s center-right President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski announced his resignation on Wednesday after vote-buying allegations ensnared him in a fresh scandal on the eve of an impeachment […]

Peru’s President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski faces fresh scandal before impeachment
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Peru’s President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski faces fresh scandal before impeachment

In this file photo taken on July 28, 2017 Peru’s President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski delivers a speech during Independence Day celebration, at the National Congress in Lima on July, 28, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Peru’s president faced growing calls to resign on Wednesday after secret video recordings ensnared him in […]

The United Nations’ International Labor Organization seeks rare labor probe against Venezuela
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The United Nations’ International Labor Organization seeks rare labor probe against Venezuela

A photo of 332nd session of the governing body of the International Labor Organization in Geneva, Switzerland, 8–22 March 2018. (Photo by ILO) The UN’s labor body on Wednesday set up an investigation into alleged violations in Venezuela, following a request by a private-sector group long opposed to the Caracas […]

Bolivia takes sea access dispute with Chile to International Court of Justice
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Bolivia takes sea access dispute with Chile to International Court of Justice

Judges arrive in the Great Hall of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague on March 19, 2018 as Bolivia and Chile face each other at the ICJ about a border conflict. (Photo by AFP) Bolivia has made an emotional appeal for the International Court of Justice to […]

Mexican police detain hundreds of illegal migrants
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Mexican police detain hundreds of illegal migrants

This file photo, taken on November 1, 2017, shows a US Border Patrol officer near the Mexican border. (By AFP) Mexican authorities have detained hundreds of undocumented migrants, mostly Central Americans, trying to make a transit across Mexico to reach the United States. Media on Tuesday quoted officials as saying […]

Talks between Venezuela government, opposition collapse
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Talks between Venezuela government, opposition collapse

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro (C), the head of the Constitutional Assembly, Delcy Rodriguez (R), and a supporter raise their hands during a rally in the Venezuelan capital, Caracas, on February 7, 2018. (Photo by AFP) Talks between the Venezuelan government and opposition and mediated by the Dominican Republic have collapsed. […]

Canada billionaire couple Barry and Honey Sherman murdered: Investigators
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Canada billionaire couple Barry and Honey Sherman murdered: Investigators

Late Canadian billionaire couple Honey and Barry Sherman Canadian pharmaceutical billionaire couple Barry and Honey Sherman were murdered in a targeted killing, Toronto police investigators said on Friday in their first detailed comments on the case since the couple’s bodies were found on December 15. Police said they are treating […]