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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...

Chile moves towards right with hard-right former congressman Jose Antonio Kast on top in the first-round vote

Chile is headed for a polarized presidential election runoff next month after hard-right former congressman Jose Antonio Kast finished on top in the first-round...

Peru’s central bank joins global push to develop a digital currency

Peru is joining the global push to develop a central bank digital currency (CBDC), central bank President Julio Velarde said on Tuesday, as policymakers...

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