Trafficking gang ‘smuggled Bangladeshis into Brazil’
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Trafficking gang ‘smuggled Bangladeshis into Brazil’

Brazilian police say they have identified a gang specializing in trafficking Bangladeshi nationals into the…

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Brazil in talks to hire 6,000 Cuban doctors
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Brazil in talks to hire 6,000 Cuban doctors

Brazil has begun negotiations to hire at least 6,000 Cuban doctors to work in rural…

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US President Obama agrees trade boost in Mexico visit
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US President Obama agrees trade boost in Mexico visit

US President Barack Obama and his Mexican counterpart Enrique Pena Nieto have agreed to boost…

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Venezuela MPs in punch-up over disputed election
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Venezuela MPs in punch-up over disputed election

Fistfights have broken out in Venezuela’s parliament over the recent disputed presidential election.Several legislators were…

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Leftist priests: Francis can fix church ‘in ruins’
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Leftist priests: Francis can fix church ‘in ruins’

Argentina: A new pope from Latin America known for ministering to the poor in his…

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Latin America ‘threatened by Rising Cancer Cases’
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Latin America ‘threatened by Rising Cancer Cases’

Cancer is threatening to overwhelm Latin American countries, experts writing in Lancet Oncology warn. There…

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Teachers rampage against reforms in Guerrero state, Mexico
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Teachers rampage against reforms in Guerrero state, Mexico

Teachers incensed by sweeping education reforms have attacked the buildings of political parties in Mexico’s…

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Venezuelan govt targets disaffected ex-supporters
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Venezuelan govt targets disaffected ex-supporters

Venezuela:  The razor-close vote to replace late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has sparked what opposition…

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Argentines hold mass rallies against government
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Argentines hold mass rallies against government

Tens of thousands of people in Argentina are taking part in protests against the government…

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Chavez’s ally Maduro wins in Venezuela, opposition protests
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Chavez’s ally Maduro wins in Venezuela, opposition protests

CARACAS: Nicolas Maduro, a former bus driver who became late socialist leader Hugo Chavez’s protege,…

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Argentina floods ‘catastrophe’ for La Plata, Buenos Aires
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Argentina floods ‘catastrophe’ for La Plata, Buenos Aires

Emergency workers in Argentina continue to try to rescue residents stranded by flooding in Buenos…

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Rio de Janeiro bus in deadly viaduct fall
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Rio de Janeiro bus in deadly viaduct fall

Caribbean nations search for oil amid spill fears
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Caribbean nations search for oil amid spill fears

INGSTON, Jamaica: The turquoise waters that have long brought treasure seekers to the Caribbean now…

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Venezuela halts communication with US diplomat
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Venezuela halts communication with US diplomat

CARACAS: Venezuela’s government has halted lines of communication established by a top U.S. diplomat to…

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Nicolas Maduro sworn in as Venezuelan president
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Nicolas Maduro sworn in as Venezuelan president

Venezuela: Nicolas Maduro was sworn in Friday as Venezuela’s acting president, using the occasion to…

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