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Latin Americais a group of countries and dependencies in the Western Hemisphere where Romance languages such as Spanish, Portuguese, and French are predominantly spoken; it is broader than the terms Ibero-America or Hispanic America.

US sets new Cuba sanctions as Biden meets Cuban-Americans

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The Biden administration announced new sanctions on Friday against Cuba’s national revolutionary police and its top two officials as the U.S. looks to increase pressure on the communist government...
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Haiti President Jovenel Moïse assassinated at home

Haitian President Jovenel Moïse was assassinated in an attack on his private residence, a country official said Wednesday. The country's first lady, Martine Moïse, was shot in the overnight attack and...
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Tom Fowdy: A ‘red wave’ of left-wing resurgence engulfs South America

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The apparent narrow victory of socialist Pedro Castillo in Peru is the latest splash of a ‘red wave’ engulfing South America, where Washington and its ‘free market fundamentalism’ have...
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Peru: Daughter of imprisoned ex-president leads election

The daughter of an imprisoned former president was leading the race for Peru’s presidency late Sunday, hours after polls closed in a runoff election held as the coronavirus pandemic...
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Mexico: President’s party appears to hold key majority in elections

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s party and its allies appeared poised to maintain their majority in Mexico’s lower chamber of the congress, but fell short of a supermajority, as...
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Colombia’s president deploys military to protest-hit city

Colombian President Iván Duque on Friday announced the deployment of military forces to the city of Cali after at least three people died in increasingly violent protests and talks...
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Corruption, economic woes spark deadly protests in Colombia

Kevin Anthony Agudelo wanted to live in a country where corruption was not part of everyday life. That dream motivated the electrician to join thousands of Colombians in a...

Brazil’s regulator not allowing Sputnik V’s import due to political reasons

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Developers of Russia’s Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine believe that the refusal of the Brazilian Health Regulatory Agency (Anvisa) to allow its import is politically motivated, the vaccine’s Twitter account said. "The delay...
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Venezuela slams Facebook’s move to suspend Maduro’s account as ‘digital tyranny’

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Venezuela considered the suspension of the Facebook page of President Nicolas Maduro for 30 days “digital tyranny” after the latter was accused of posting misinformation about the coronavirus. “We are...
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Anthony Blinken: Biden will recognize Guaido as Venezuela’s leader

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U.S. President-elect Joe Biden’s administration will continue to recognize Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as the South American country’s president, Anthony Blinken, Biden’s nominee for secretary of state, said...
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Historic Win for Left: Gustavo Petro Wins Colombian Elections

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Bogota-SANA-Leftist candidate Gustavo Petro maintained a five percentage point difference, with 50 percent, against Rodolfo Hernandez during Colombia’s presidential runoff, with 79.6 percent of...
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EU forced to buy Russian oil to prevent Putin from earning even more –...

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The head of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, said that the European Union is forced to buy Russian oil so that Putin...
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JP Morgan: The Russian economy is doing better than expected after the introduction of...

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The large American bank "JP Morgan" estimates that the Russian economy is doing better than expected after the introduction of Western sanctions, and that...
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Greenpeace: United Kingdom imported more than $ 275 million in Russian oil during the...

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The British government has imported Russian oil worth 220 million pounds ($ 276 million) since Moscow declared war on Ukraine, according to a new...

The Hell of Volnovakha

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The battle for this strategically important place was fought for two weeks. With the fall of Volnovakha and the northbound frontline push, a railway...