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Brazil president's ally resigns in corruption scandal

Brazil president's ally resigns in corruption scandal Fri, 25 Nov, 2016

A prominent Brazilian government minister resigned on Friday in a corruption scandal reportedly implicating President Michel Temer.
Argentina says to discuss Falklands war dead with UK

Argentina says to discuss Falklands war dead with UK Wed, 23 Nov, 2016

Argentina says it has agreed with Britain to discuss exhuming and identifying Argentines who were buried in the Falklands after being killed in the countries' 1982 war over the islands.
World leaders at APEC summit take aim at Trump over trade

World leaders at APEC summit take aim at Trump over trade Sun, 20 Nov, 2016

Several U.S. allies took aim at Donald Trump's views on global trade, while China's president made an impassioned call against the sort of protectionism favored by the president-elect at a summit of Asian-Pacific leaders on Saturday
Supermoon delights world's star gazers in full moon, eclipse combination

Supermoon delights world's star gazers in full moon, eclipse combination Mon, 14 Nov, 2016

 From Beijing to Berlin, star gazers around the world admired the supermoon - the largest, brightest full moon in nearly seven decades - as it made its way across the skies on Sunday and Monday.
Colombia, rebels say have agreed revised peace deal

Colombia, rebels say have agreed revised peace deal Sun, 13 Nov, 2016

Colombia's government and Marxist guerillas said on Saturday they agreed on a revised peace deal to end a 52-year war, six weeks after the original was narrowly rejected in a referendum amid objections it was too favorable to the rebels.
Nicaragua's Ortega wins third straight term, with wife

Nicaragua's Ortega wins third straight term, with wife Tue, 08 Nov, 2016

Nicaragua's leftist President Daniel Ortega has won a third straight term, with his colorful wife Rosario Murillo as vice president, results showed Monday, but the opposition and the United States condemned the election.
Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos wins Nobel Peace Prize

Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos wins Nobel Peace Prize Fri, 07 Oct, 2016

Efforts by Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos to end five decades of war in his country were recognised with the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday.
Hurricane Matthew leaves at least 108 dead in Haiti

Hurricane Matthew leaves at least 108 dead in Haiti Thu, 06 Oct, 2016

Hurricane Matthew has claimed at least 108 lives in Haiti, Interior Minister Francois Anick Joseph told AFP Thursday, two days after the monster storm ripped through the poorest country in the Americas.
Hurricane Matthew hits Haiti and Cuba, takes aim at Bahamas, U.S.

Hurricane Matthew hits Haiti and Cuba, takes aim at Bahamas, U.S. Wed, 05 Oct, 2016

Hurricane Matthew, the fiercest Caribbean storm in almost a decade, powered toward the Bahamas and the U.S. coast early on Wednesday after battering Haiti and Cuba with torrential rain, wreaking havoc among the struggling Haitian population.
Deadly Hurricane Matthew slams ashore in Haiti

Deadly Hurricane Matthew slams ashore in Haiti Tue, 04 Oct, 2016

Hurricane Matthew made landfall in southwestern Haiti early Tuesday, triggering major floods and forcing thousands to flee the path of the deadly storm that has already claimed two lives in the poorest country in the Americas.
Haitians flee homes as Hurricane Matthew hits

Haitians flee homes as Hurricane Matthew hits Tue, 04 Oct, 2016

Haitians living in vulnerable coastal shacks frantically sought shelter as the strongest Caribbean storm in nine years, Hurricane Matthew, closed in on the southwestern peninsula, sending storm surges, wind and rain into seaside towns.

Colombians reject peace deal with the FARC

Colombians reject peace deal with the FARC Mon, 03 Oct, 2016

Colombians narrowly rejected a peace deal with Marxist guerrillas in a referendum on Sunday, plunging the nation into uncertainty and dashing President Juan Manuel Santos' painstakingly negotiated plan to end the 52-year war.
Brazil's Rousseff stripped of presidency, Temer sworn in

Brazil's Rousseff stripped of presidency, Temer sworn in Thu, 01 Sep, 2016

Brazil's Dilma Rousseff was stripped of the country's presidency in an impeachment vote Wednesday and replaced by her bitter rival Michel Temer, shifting Latin America's biggest economy sharply to the right.
Colombia FARC rebels announce definitive ceasefire

Colombia FARC rebels announce definitive ceasefire Sun, 28 Aug, 2016

The commander of Colombia's biggest rebel movement said Sunday its fighters will permanently cease hostilities with the government beginning with the first minute of Monday, as a result of their peace accord ending one of the world's longest-running conflicts.
8 troops killed in suspected rebel attack in north Paraguay

8 troops killed in suspected rebel attack in north Paraguay Sat, 27 Aug, 2016

Suspected members of a little-known rebel group killed eight soldiers in an attack in northern Paraguay on Saturday, just days after guerrillas and officials in Colombia reached a peace deal to end the longest-running insurgency in Latin America.

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