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Ecuador judge orders detention for ex-minister connected to Assange

QUITO (Reuters) – A judge in Ecuador has ordered former foreign minister Ricardo Patino be held in pre-trial detention on…

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Power outages hit Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula, including Cancun

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – A partial electricity blackout hit three states on Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula on Friday afternoon, including tourist…

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U.S. border agents redeployed to handle migrant humanitarian needs

(Reuters) – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will pull around 750 officers off ports of entry and redeploy them…

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Brazil’s Bolsonaro stops at CIA on first Washington visit

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro visited the CIA on Monday as he sought support from the Trump administration…

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Rights groups urge release of more Nicaragua prisoners

MANAGUA (Reuters) – Human rights advocates on Friday urged Nicaragua’s President Daniel Ortega to free 566 people still in custody…

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Cuba sees high turnout at polls for constitutional referendum

HAVANA (Reuters) – Cubans flocked to the polls on Sunday in a vote expected to approve a new constitution that…

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Brazil vice president calls on Bolsonaro to rein in sons

FILE PHOTO: Flavio Bolsonaro (L) and Carlos Bolsonaro, sons of the Brazil’s President-elect Jair Bolsonaro (not pictured) are seen before…

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Fatal fire caused by energy spike: Flamengo CEO

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – The fire that killed 10 young footballers at Flamengo’s training ground in Rio de Janeiro…

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Brazil’s Vale must change behavior after deadly dam bursts -solicitor general

BRUMADINHO, Brazil (Reuters) – Brazilian miner Vale needs to change its behavior, cooperate more with authorities and be more transparent…

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Venezuela’s Maduro proposes earlier elections for National Assembly

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro attends a rally in support of the government and to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the…