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Haiti tense after unpopular fuel price hike

Haiti tense after unpopular fuel price hike Sat, 07 Jul, 2018

At least one person was killed amid protests in the capital of impoverished Haiti Friday, following the announcement of a fuel price rise to comply with an International Monetary Fund agreement.
Colombia, ELN rebels end fifth round of talks without agreement

Colombia, ELN rebels end fifth round of talks without agreement Sat, 16 Jun, 2018

The Colombian government and the ELN guerrilla group ended their fifth round of peace talks in Havana on Friday without reaching an agreement for a bilateral ceasefire, but vowed to continue their dialogue.
Nicaragua's Ortega agrees to halt violence, allow foreign probe

Nicaragua's Ortega agrees to halt violence, allow foreign probe Sat, 16 Jun, 2018

The Nicaraguan government and civic groups on Friday agreed to halt all violence, in a major step to end two months of political unrest that has left 170 dead and rocked the government of President Daniel Ortega.
Argentine Congress OKs elective abortion; now goes to Senate

Argentine Congress OKs elective abortion; now goes to Senate Thu, 14 Jun, 2018

The lower house of Argentina's congress on Thursday approved a bill that would legalize elective abortion in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy, sending the measure to the Senate. President Mauricio Macri has said he will sign the bill if it's approved.
Nicaragua violence rages as prospect of crisis talks hangs in limbo

Nicaragua violence rages as prospect of crisis talks hangs in limbo Sun, 10 Jun, 2018

Masaya, a city battling at the front lines of Nicaragua's heated anti-government protests, once again became the scene of fierce street battles that a rights group said saw one man die of a bullet wound to the heart.
Landslide threat forces suspension of Guatemala volcano search

Landslide threat forces suspension of Guatemala volcano search Thu, 07 Jun, 2018

The threat of fresh landslides forced emergency workers Thursday to suspend a search for victims of a major eruption of Guatemala's Fuego volcano, the country's disaster management agency said.
Search for missing after Guatemala volcano kills 25

Search for missing after Guatemala volcano kills 25 Mon, 04 Jun, 2018

Emergency workers will resume the search on Monday for Guatemalans missing after the eruption of the Fuego volcano, which belched out clouds of ash and flows of lava and left at least 25 people dead.
Venezuela's President Maduro takes oath as president-elect

Venezuela's President Maduro takes oath as president-elect Thu, 24 May, 2018

 Nicolas Maduro has been sworn in as Venezuela's president-elect, months before he's due to formally take the oath of office next year for a second term.
Prison riot in Venezuela leaves 11 dead, 28 wounded

Prison riot in Venezuela leaves 11 dead, 28 wounded Sat, 19 May, 2018

A prison riot in northern Venezuela has left at least 11 people dead and 28 others wounded, a rights group said Friday, the latest tragedy to hit the country's desperately overcrowded detention facilities.
Passenger plane crashes in Cuba, killing more than 100 people

Passenger plane crashes in Cuba, killing more than 100 people Sat, 19 May, 2018

More than 100 people were killed in a fiery crash of a Boeing 737 passenger plane in Cuba on Friday, with just three seriously injured survivors in hospital after being pulled from the wreckage, officials and state media said.
Maduro seeks second term in isolated, ruined Venezuela

Maduro seeks second term in isolated, ruined Venezuela Fri, 18 May, 2018

Shrugging aside his country's economic ruin and growing international isolation, Venezuela's socialist President Nicolas Maduro seeks a second six-year term in controversial elections Sunday that are being boycotted by the opposition.
Colombia, ELN rebels say peace talks will be moved to Cuba

Colombia, ELN rebels say peace talks will be moved to Cuba Sat, 05 May, 2018

Colombia and the ELN rebels said on Saturday they will move peace negotiations to end more than five decades of war to Cuba, after original host Ecuador pulled its support for the talks.
Cuba marks end of an era as Castro hands over to Diaz-Canel

Cuba marks end of an era as Castro hands over to Diaz-Canel Thu, 19 Apr, 2018

 Cuba marked the end of an era Thursday as Miguel Diaz-Canel was formally elected as the country's new president, becoming the first leader of the Caribbean island in six decades who is not named Castro.
Anger mounts over Venezuela jail fire that kills 68

Anger mounts over Venezuela jail fire that kills 68 Thu, 29 Mar, 2018

Authorities in Venezuela faced an onslaught of national and international outrage Thursday over a blaze in a police station's jail in which 68 people died, in one of the worst disasters to hit the country's desperately overcrowded detention facilities.
Argentina lawmakers present bill to legalize abortion

Argentina lawmakers present bill to legalize abortion Tue, 06 Mar, 2018

Dozens of Argentine lawmakers of all political stripes presented a bill to legalize abortion on Tuesday, launching a debate that promised to divide a deeply Catholic nation.
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