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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.
Colombia, FARC rebels reach deal to end half-century of bloodshed

Colombia, FARC rebels reach deal to end half-century of bloodshed Thu, 25 Aug, 2016

Colombia's government and Marxist FARC rebels reached a final peace deal on Wednesday to end a five-decade war which once took the resource-rich country to the brink of collapse.
Rainy Rio wraps up challenging Games on upbeat tropical note

Rainy Rio wraps up challenging Games on upbeat tropical note Mon, 22 Aug, 2016

 A blustery storm, a touch of melancholy and a sense of pride converged at the closing ceremony of the 2016 Olympics on Sunday as Brazil breathed a collective sigh of relief at having pulled off South America's first Games.
Two US swimmers leave Brazil after admitting to inventing mugging

Two US swimmers leave Brazil after admitting to inventing mugging Fri, 19 Aug, 2016

US Olympic authorities have apologized to Brazil after two US swimmers were allowed to go home having retracted a fabricated story about being mugged in Rio.
Brazil police pull two US Olympic swimmers from airplane

Brazil police pull two US Olympic swimmers from airplane Thu, 18 Aug, 2016

Brazilian police pulled two US Olympic swimmers off a US-bound plane in a row over their claim of having been victims of an armed mugging, officials said Wednesday.
Europe Olympic boss 'temporarily' quits roles amid ticket scandal

Europe Olympic boss 'temporarily' quits roles amid ticket scandal Wed, 17 Aug, 2016

Patrick Hickey, the head of the Olympic Council of Ireland, temporarily stood down from all Olympic roles after his arrest over illegal ticket sales.
Michael Phelps wins 23rd gold with US win in 4x100 relay

Michael Phelps wins 23rd gold with US win in 4x100 relay Sun, 14 Aug, 2016

Michael Phelps claimed his 23rd gold medal. Puerto Rico won its first ever. And Jamaica got its first gold of the Rio Games with an emphatic win in the marquee Olympic sprinting event.
Panama agrees to help migrants head on for US

Panama agrees to help migrants head on for US Wed, 10 Aug, 2016

Panama promised to help hundreds of migrants who have crossed its jungle border from Colombia to carry on toward the United States.
Serena's five-gold dream ends in Rio

Serena's five-gold dream ends in Rio Wed, 10 Aug, 2016

Serena Williams' hopes of a fifth Olympic gold medal were crushed by Ukraine's Elina Svitolina on Tuesday as the battle for the women's title in Rio was blown wide open.

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