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Fourth member of Brazil’s delegation to U.N. tests positive for COVID-19

Pedro Guimaraes, a member of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's delegation to the United Nations, has tested positive for COVID-19, the CEO of state lender...

Ecuador’s Lasso proposes economic reforms to reactivate economy

Ecuadorean president Guillermo Lasso on Friday proposed new labor regulations and a tax reform targeting some $700 million in new revenue as part of...

Brazil approaches 600,000 COVID deaths in second-deadliest outbreak

Brazil has had 24,611 new cases of the novel coronavirus reported in the past 24 hours, and 648 deaths from COVID-19, the health ministry...

Brazil renews protection of little-seen Amazon tribe for six months

The only two known male members of the Piripkura tribe in Brazil live in isolation on ancestral lands the size of Luxembourg in the...

Argentina cabinet rebellion flares as VP slams fiscal failures

Argentina's center-left President Alberto Fernandez was battling a spreading cabinet rebellion on Thursday, which was sharpened by criticism from his powerful Vice President Cristina...

Brazil’s electoral court to probe Bolsonaro rallies

Brazil's federal electoral court (TSE) is set to probe the funding of last week's rallies in support of President Jair Bolsonaro, as well as...

Killings of Colombia environmental activists hit record, NGO says, despite government promises

An environmental activist in southern Colombia's steamy jungle province of Putumayo was preparing to run some errands earlier this year when she received a...

Argentine opposition deals blow to ruling Peronists in midterm vote

Argentina's main opposition party landed a blow against the ruling Peronists on Sunday, winning key races in a congressional primary vote that is a...

Argentines head to polls in litmus test for Peronists

Argentines head to the polls on Sunday for midterm primaries in a litmus test for the center-left Peronist government of Alberto Fernandez, which has...

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