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Venezuela regime hit by US sanctions, strike

Venezuela regime hit by US sanctions, strike Wed, 26 Jul, 2017

The regime of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro was hit by US sanctions and a 48-hour opposition-led nationwide strike on Wednesday, both aimed at thwarting his controversial plans to elect a new body to rewrite the constitution.
Eight killed, five missing in Colombia coal mine blast

Eight killed, five missing in Colombia coal mine blast Sat, 24 Jun, 2017

An explosion at an illegal coal mine in central Colombia killed at least eight people, as rescuers scrambled to find five others still missing, authorities said Saturday, updating earlier figures.
Colombia's ELN rebels free two kidnapped Dutch reporters

Colombia's ELN rebels free two kidnapped Dutch reporters Sat, 24 Jun, 2017

Rebels with Colombia's National Liberation Army (ELN) group have freed two Dutch journalists snatched days ago in the country's northeast, officials said Saturday.
Germany's Merkel talks trade, human rights in Mexico

Germany's Merkel talks trade, human rights in Mexico Sat, 10 Jun, 2017

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she spoke with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto about two of the country's touchiest subjects: journalist murders and widespread disappearances.
World pledges to save 'Mother Earth' despite Trump's snub to climate pact

World pledges to save 'Mother Earth' despite Trump's snub to climate pact Fri, 02 Jun, 2017

 China and Europe pledged on Friday to unite to save "Mother Earth" in the face of U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to take the world's largest carbon polluter out of the Paris climate change pact.

Spiraling violence a double-edged sword in Venezuela

Spiraling violence a double-edged sword in Venezuela Thu, 25 May, 2017

A young man set ablaze by protesters in Caracas. Looting, destruction and 57 people dead.

Seven dead, 19 missing in Haiti storms

Seven dead, 19 missing in Haiti storms Fri, 19 May, 2017

Seven people have died and 19 fishermen are reported lost at sea after two days of heavy rain lashed Haiti, the interior ministry said Friday.
Venezuelan women protest against President Maduro

Venezuelan women protest against President Maduro Sat, 06 May, 2017

Dressed in white and chanting "Liberty!", tens of thousands of women opposed to Venezuela's socialist President Nicolas Maduro marched on Saturday, proffering roses to security forces who blocked their way.
Clashes as Venezuelans protest constitution plan

Clashes as Venezuelans protest constitution plan Wed, 03 May, 2017

Venezuelan police fired tear gas and protesters hurled gasoline bombs as thousands rallied Wednesday in anger at President Nicolas Maduro's plan to rewrite the constitution.
Venezuelan protests against government leave two students dead

Venezuelan protests against government leave two students dead Wed, 19 Apr, 2017

Two Venezuelan students died on Wednesday after being shot during protests against unpopular leftist President Nicolas Maduro, increasing turmoil in the volatile nation amid a brutal economic crisis.
Argentina soccer fan declared brain dead after stadium fall

Argentina soccer fan declared brain dead after stadium fall Mon, 17 Apr, 2017

An Argentine soccer fan has been declared brain dead after he was chased down the terraces of a stadium and allegedly thrown from the bleachers.
Venezuelan opposition, security forces clash in anti-Maduro protest

Venezuelan opposition, security forces clash in anti-Maduro protest Thu, 06 Apr, 2017

Venezuelan opposition protesters and security officers clashed on Thursday as the country's fragmented opposition gained new impetus against a socialist government it blames for the country's social and economic collapse.
Clashes as Venezuelans protest in political crisis

Clashes as Venezuelans protest in political crisis Tue, 04 Apr, 2017

Protesters clashed with police in Venezuela Tuesday as the opposition mobilized against moves to tighten President Nicolas Maduro's grip on power.
Paraguay president calls for talks after riots

Paraguay president calls for talks after riots Mon, 03 Apr, 2017

Paraguay's conservative President Horacio Cartes reached out to his opponents Monday for talks after a bid to lift a ban on him seeking re-election sparked deadly riots.
Rescuers, locals dig for Colombia flood victims, at least 210 dead

Rescuers, locals dig for Colombia flood victims, at least 210 dead Sun, 02 Apr, 2017

Families and rescuers searched desperately on Sunday through mud-plastered rubble for victims of flooding and landslides in Colombia that have killed at least 210 people, injured hundreds and devastated entire neighborhoods.

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Venezuelan women protest against President Maduro

Dressed in white and chanting "Liberty!", tens of thousands of women opposed to Venezuela's socialist President Nicolas Maduro marched on Saturday, pr ...

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