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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.
Salvadorans vote in key legislative and municipal elections

Salvadorans vote in key legislative and municipal elections Sun, 04 Mar, 2018

Salvadorans cast ballots Sunday in legislative and municipal elections that will serve as a test of strength of leftist President Salvador Sanchez Ceren in his final year of office.
Haiti suspends Oxfam's operating right amid misconduct probe

Haiti suspends Oxfam's operating right amid misconduct probe Thu, 22 Feb, 2018

Haiti has temporarily revoked Oxfam's authorization to operate in the Caribbean country after allegations of sexual misconduct by some of the British charity's staff there, Planning and External Cooperation Minister Aviol Fleurant said on Thursday.
Mexico helicopter crash kills 13 on ground in wake of earthquake

Mexico helicopter crash kills 13 on ground in wake of earthquake Sat, 17 Feb, 2018

At least 13 people on the ground, including three children, were killed when a Mexican military helicopter carrying top officials surveying damage from an earthquake crashed in a small town in the southern state of Oaxaca, authorities said on Saturday.
El Salvador releases woman jailed over abortion

El Salvador releases woman jailed over abortion Thu, 15 Feb, 2018

A Salvadoran woman serving a 30-year jail sentence for having an abortion was released from prison on Thursday on the orders of the Supreme Court, her lawyer said.
Brazil to increase army presence on border with Venezuela

Brazil to increase army presence on border with Venezuela Wed, 14 Feb, 2018

Brazil's government will declare an emergency in its northern border state of Roraima to boost funding and troops to help control an influx of Venezuelan refugees into the country, Defense Minister Raul Jungmann said on Wednesday.
Top UN court draws new borders for Costa Rica, Nicaragua

Top UN court draws new borders for Costa Rica, Nicaragua Fri, 02 Feb, 2018

The UN's highest court drew new maritime boundaries between Costa Rica and Nicaragua on Friday seeking to end a decades-long frontier dispute, and ordered Managua to pay compensation for environmental damage.
Colombia bomb attack kills at least five police, wounds dozens

Colombia bomb attack kills at least five police, wounds dozens Mon, 29 Jan, 2018

An early morning bomb attack outside a police station in Colombia's coastal city of Barranquilla killed at least five police officers and wounded 42 on Saturday, authorities said.
Venezuela says Brazilian, Canadian diplomats not welcome

Venezuela says Brazilian, Canadian diplomats not welcome Sun, 24 Dec, 2017

Venezuela on Saturday said two diplomats from Canada and Brazil were no longer welcome, in an escalating showdown over their criticism of President Maduro's socialist government.
EU readies sanctions on Venezuela, approves arms embargo

EU readies sanctions on Venezuela, approves arms embargo Mon, 13 Nov, 2017

 European Union foreign ministers approved economic sanctions including an arms embargo on Venezuela on Monday, blaming regional elections last month for deepening the South American country's crisis.
U.S. orders expulsion of 15 Cuban diplomats

U.S. orders expulsion of 15 Cuban diplomats Tue, 03 Oct, 2017

The Trump administration on Tuesday ordered the expulsion of 15 Cuban diplomats after pulling more than half of its own embassy staff out of Havana last week, further escalating tensions between the United States and Cuba.
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