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South America

Peru Court Orders Ex-President Fujimori Freed From Prison

In this March 15, 2018 file photo, Peru's former President Alberto Fujimori listens to a question during his testimony in a courtroom at a...

A Pro-Pinochet Presidential Candidate Threatens To Swing Chile To The Far Right

José Antonio Kast, a far-right congressman with deep dies to Chile's Pinochet dictatorship, is locked in a tight race with Gabriel Boric ahead of...

Many Of The Andes Mountains Have No Snow Cover Due To Long-Term Drought

Areas of South America’s Andes Mountains range are seeing little to no snow cover at a time when snowfall should be at its highest. Satellite...

Argentina May Soon Become The Largest Latin American Nation To Legalize Abortion

The lower house of Argentina’s legislature on Thursday will begin debate on a bill to legalize abortion, putting the country on track to become...

Latam, South America's Biggest Airline, Files For U.S. Bankruptcy Protection

BANGKOK (AP) — South America’s biggest airline sought Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Tuesday as it grapples with the sharp downturn in air travel sparked...

South America Emerges As A New COVID Epicenter, While Cases In Africa Grow Rapidly

GENEVA (Reuters) - South America has become a new epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic with Brazil hardest-hit, while cases are rising in some African...

Chile Canceling The Global Climate Summit Is A Dark Omen

With barely a month’s notice, Chile canceled plans to host the annual United Nations climate summit as fiery protests against austerity and widening inequality...

Venezuelan Troops Fire Tear Gas At Protesters As Maduro Closes Colombian Border

CUCUTA, Colombia/URENA, Venezuela, Feb 23 (Reuters) - Venezuelan troops loyal to President Nicolas Maduro fired tear gas and rubber pellets at opposition supporters seeking to...

6 Breathtaking Destinations With No Cell Service For Your Next Vacation

Ignore your Insta, sign out of Facebook and turn on your out-of-office, because it’s time for a real vacation, sans cell phone. From an...

The Bitter Truth About Big Sugar's Caribbean Colonialism

I awoke each morning dead tired, and often parched. I was going to the restroom constantly. My doctor did some blood work and delivered...

A Single Genetic Tweak Could Explain How Zika Transformed Into A Devastating Virus

CHICAGO, Sept 28 (Reuters) - A single genetic change that occurred in 2013 may explain how Zika acquired the ability to attack fetal nerve...

Brazilian Judge Sparks Outrage By Approving Gay Conversion Therapy

A Brazilian judge’s decision to approve gay conversion therapy is raising controversy in the South American nation. Last week, Waldemar de Carvalho, a federal judge in...

Cape Hatteras: A Top Family Beach

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