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Gabriel Boric: From student protest leader to Chile’s youngest president

Gabriel Boric, who at 36 years old takes office on Friday as Chile's youngest president, has been building towards this moment since childhood. Even as...

Brazil reels as Omicron spreads, weighing on hospitals and economy

Brazil is suffering a sharp rise in COVID-19 cases as the Omicron variant spreads through the country, putting pressure on health services and weighing...

Nicaragua’s Ortega sworn in for fourth term as U.S., EU impose sanctions

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega was sworn into office for his fourth consecutive term on Monday, hours after the United States and European Union imposed...

U.S. charges Colombian man with conspiracy to kill Haitian President Moise

U.S. authorities on Tuesday charged a Colombian man with conspiracy to commit murder or kidnapping outside the United States in connection with the assassination...

Experts count coffee trees in Brazil as prices hit 10-year highs

Coffee experts working for commodity trading houses are taking to the narrow, winding roads in Brazil's Minas Gerais state as they tour the coffee...

Brazil health ministry website hit by hackers, vaccination data targeted

Brazil's health ministry said its website was hit on Friday by a hacker attack that took several systems down, including one with information about...

How Bolas were used by Indigenous tribes in Chile

Historically, the genocide against the indigenous tribes in Chile has been well documented. The Spanish invasion of the Inca Empire led to 7,700,000 indigenous...

Peru softens stance on mining permits that rattled sector

Peru's government said on Wednesday that mining companies could seek permission to extend operations, a notable shift in stance after officials had appeared to...

Venezuela’s ruling party wins 20 governorships – electoral authority

Venezuela's National Electoral Council (CNE) awarded victory to the ruling Socialist party in 20 governorships and three to opposition politicians in an initial announcement...

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