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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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Brazil signs letter of intent to purchase five COVID vaccines

Brazil’s health ministry said on Sunday it will sign non-binding letters of intent to purchase coronavirus vaccines from four companies and Russia’s...

Pro-government mob sets upon protesters in Havana

More than a hundred pro-government civilians on Sunday mobbed a handful of protesters who showed up at Havana’s Central Park to support...

Protesters set fire to part of Guatemalan Congress building

Protesters who were rallying against the approval of the 2021 budget in Guatemala set fire to a part of the Congress building...

Violence erupts in Brazil after Black man beaten to death at Carrefour store

More than 1,000 demonstrators attacked a Carrefour Brasil supermarket in the southern Brazilian city of Porto Alegre on Friday after security guards...

Peru’s interim president eyes new debt amid economic, political crises

Peru is planning to raise new public debt in the short term in order to finance the Andean country’s deep fiscal deficit...

Canada expects six million COVID-19 vaccine doses early in 2021

Canada expects to receive six million doses of COVID-19 vaccines by March 31, 2021 under existing purchase contracts, but their use depends...

Brazil coronavirus outbreak speeds up again as cases approach 6 million

Brazil is expected to pass 6 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Friday, as the world’s third-worst coronavirus outbreak begins to surge...

High hopes for abortion rights to expand in Argentina

A fresh effort to make abortion legal in Argentina has a better chance of success than did previous failed efforts, supporters said...

Peru President picks new Cabinet to ease protests, market fears

Peru’s new President Francisco Sagasti unveiled his cabinet on Wednesday, appointing a constitutional lawyer to be prime minister as the government seeks...

Venezuela backs three-month extension of cap on oil output

On Tuesday, Venezuelan Oil Minister Tareck El Aissami said his country supported a 3-month extension in the cap on oil production to...

History of Chad

Chad (also called Tchad or officially the Republic of Chad) is a landlocked nation of about 15 million people located in Central...

Peru to swear in new president again to calm anger, markets buoyed

Peruvian lawmaker Francisco Sagasti is set to be sworn in as interim president on Tuesday after being voted for by Congress in...

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At top, Samsung sold 81mn smartphones in Q3 as global sales drop

(IANS) The smartphone unit sales declined 5.7 per cent globally to 366 million units in Q3 from the same period last year,...

Snapchat launches Spotlight, to pay top creators $1mn a day

(IANS): Taking on TikTok, Popular photo-messaging platform Snapchat on Monday officially released Spotlight where Snapchatters will also have the opportunity to earn like...

GitHub fixes security flaw flagged by Google

(IANS): Microsoft-owned open source code repository GitHub has finally fixed a security flaw spotted by Google months ago. Google disclosed...

AI based eye exam may lead to early Parkinson’s disease diagnosis

(IANS): A simple eye examination combined with powerful artificial intelligence (AI) machine learning technology could provide early detection of Parkinson's disease, say researchers.
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