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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.

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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...

Brazil’s Bolsonaro says he wants free trade agreement with U.S. in letter to Biden

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Brazilian right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday wrote to newly inaugurated U.S. President Joe Biden that he hoped the two countries would pursue a broad free trade agreement during...

Brazilian watchdog reports serious “side incident” during Janssen-Cilag vaccine trials

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Brazil’s national sanitary watchdog Anvisa reported a "serious side incident" during the national phase of clinical trials of the Janssen-Cilag vaccine. According to a report the agency published on its...
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Breaking / Iraq / Middle East / News / US Breaking: IED attack on...

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ISWNews Analysis Group: Iraqi resistance group attacked three US logistical convoys in Qadesiyah, Babil and Muthanna provinces with roadside bombs.According to the Ashab al-Kahf...
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On the situation with small languages in Russia-Konstantin Zamyatin

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    While the rights of the Russian-speaking population in Ukraine have been seriously violated, Russia itself is accused by the West of violating the...
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Foreign forces to leave Iraq in 15 days, says army

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US combat troops stationed in Iraq are scheduled to leave the country in 15 days, the Iraqi army's spokesman said on Thursday.Baghdad and Washington...
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Russian, Chinese defense chiefs ink military cooperation roadmap

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Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu and his Chinese counterpart Wei Fenghe approved a 2021-2025 military cooperation roadmap at their working meeting held via a...

Moscow says U.S. rehearsed nuclear strike against Russia this month

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Russia's defence minister on Tuesday accused U.S. bombers of rehearsing a nuclear strike on Russia from two different directions earlier this month and complained...