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Desiderio Fernández

Desiderio Fernández is our correspondent from Buenos Aires, Argentina. His core expertise lies in investigative journalism with previous assignments in Mexico and Cuba. He has 26 years of experience in this field.
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Indigenous leaders angry about coronavirus risk from Brazilian military visit

Leaders of an isolated indigenous Yanomami community in Brazil have complained that a military mission to protect them from the coronavirus brought...

Beaches in Rio open for exercise not sunbathing

In Rio de Janeiro on Thursday, residents could once again run along the beaches and drink a chilled coconut water at the...

Colombia arrests 8 ELN rebels accused of police academy bombing

Colombia has captured eight National Liberation Army (ELN) rebels accused of taking part in a car bomb attack that killed 22 police...

More than 118 Colombian soldiers implicated in sex abuse against minors

At least 118 members of the Colombian army have been investigated since 2016 for alleged involvement in sexual abuse against minors, the...

Brazil delivery executive for Uber, other apps protest amid COVID-19

Over a thousand food deliverymen on motorcycles gathered in São Paulo on Wednesday to protest their work conditions, set by Uber and...

Colombia central bank set to again lower its benchmark interest rate

Colombia’s central bank board is expected to once again lower its benchmark interest rate at its meeting on Tuesday, in a bid...

Brazil Senate approves bill on fake news, lower house to vote next

Brazil’s Senate approved on Tuesday a bill governing rules to fight fake news, with Senate head David Alcolumbre saying it also guarantees...

Bolsonaro extends aid to Brazilians as jobs plummet, public debt soars

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday signed a decree to extend emergency stipends to informal workers hit hard by the COVID-19 crisis,...

History of the Bahamas

The most initial appearance of humans in the islands, now known as The Bahamas, was around 2000 years ago in the 1st...

Brazil’s southeast state of Sao Paulo announces fines for failing to wear a face mask

Brazil's southeast state of Sao Paulo, which is hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, on Monday announced fines for failing to wear...

Colombia authorities seize 1.2 tons of cocaine in north port

Colombian authorities seized 1.2 tons of cocaine hidden in a container bound for Germany, Defence Minister Carlos Holmes Trujillo said on Monday.

Pandemic fears grow for isolated indigenous people in Brazil’s Amazon

Dozens of indigenous people in the Brazilian Amazon’s Javari Valley - an area the size of Switzerland and Denmark combined - have...

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