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Venezuela’s ruling Socialists seize congress, defiant opposition re-elects Guaido

Venezuela’s socialist government installed a new head of Congress on Sunday after armed troops blocked opposition legislators from entering parliament, in a move condemned...

Bolivia’s electoral court sets election rerun for May 3

A rerun of Bolivia’s election has been set for Sunday May 3, the president of the country’s Supreme Electoral Tribunal said on Friday.  Salvador Romero...

Traveling to The Driest Spot on Earth – The Atacama Desert

The Amazon Rainforest sees more than 9 feet of rain each and every year; the Atacama Desert receives 0.04 inches. The 40,600-square-mile strip of...

Indigenous History of Colombia

Colombia is a land of plenty: it boasts an astonishing variety of plant and animal life; it features terrain ranging from the rugged Andes...

6 men become 1st to cross perilous Drake Passage unassisted

As freezing water thrashed their rowboat in some of the most treacherous waters in the world, six men fought for 13 days to make...

Venezuela asks Brazil to turn over ‘deserters’ suspected of raid

Venezuela on Saturday asked Brazil to hand over five military “deserters” who are suspected of involvement in a raid on a remote military outpost...

Bolivia is not a Mexican colony, acting foreign minister Longaric tells El Pais

Mexico should stay out of Bolivian domestic affairs after the collapse last month of former leader Evo Morales’s Socialist government, Bolivia’s acting foreign minister...

Chilean President Pinera sparks fury with fake news claims

SANTIAGO- Chilean President Sebastian Pinera, whose government has been rocked by riots over inequality, ignited a fresh wave of anger after claiming that “many”...

Mexico accuses Bolivia of more harassment, even as president sees let-up

Mexico’s foreign ministry on Tuesday again accused Bolivian security and intelligence officials of harassing its diplomatic staff in La Paz, despite remarks by the...

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