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Bolsonaro’s security in press altercation as Brazil leader isolated at G20

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's security detail allegedly used violence against Brazilian reporters covering his trip to Rome for the Group of 20 major economies...

Violence against Brazil’s indigenous people rose last year, report finds

Violence against Brazil's indigenous people increased last year as land disputes and invasions of their reservations rose and the government failed to provide protection,...

Bolsonaro asks Supreme Court to intervene to avoid social media suspension

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro asked the Supreme Court on Wednesday to block a possible ruling suspending him from social media. A Senate investigative committee on...

Peru’s Congress postpones Cabinet confirmation vote to next week

Peru's opposition-led Congress pushed back a confirmation vote on the country's new Cabinet until next Thursday, in order to mourn the death of a...

Argentine judge indicts Spanish Franco-era minister on murder charges

An Argentine judge investigating cases stemming from the Franco dictatorship in Spain has indicted a former Spanish minister on four counts of homicide, according...

Venezuela subtracts six zeros from currency, second overhaul in three years

Venezuela on Friday launched its second monetary overhaul in three years by cutting six zeros from the bolivar currency in response to hyperinflation, simplifying...

‘We get by day to day’: Argentina’s high poverty rate dips as pandemic eases

Eduardo David Rodriguez takes bags of fruit and vegetables to sell at a fresh produce market in Buenos Aires twice a week to make...

Some 1,900 Colombian guerrillas operating from Venezuela, says Colombia military chief

About 1,900 fighters belonging to Colombian rebel and crime groups are operating from Venezuela, where they plan attacks and participate in drug trafficking, the...

Rebuffed by Bolsonaro, Brazil medical institute to sell vaccines abroad

Brazil's Butantan biomedical institute is in talks to sell a locally manufactured COVID-19 vaccine developed by China's Sinovac to other countries in South America...

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