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Peru: Election Official Quits in Contested Poll Result

Marco Aquino LIMA, June 24 (Reuters) - Peru's already tense election process was plunged into further disarray after one of the four magistrates on the...

Brazil’s Environment Minister Resigns Over Illegal Amazon Logging

Brazil's environment minister has quit ahead of a criminal investigation into claims he obstructed a police inquiry into illegal logging in the Amazon. Ricardo...

Miami Building Collapse: Search for Dead, Injured

BBC- A huge rescue operation is under way in Miami-Dade County, Florida, after a 12-storey residential building partially collapsed, killing at least one person. Rescuers...

UN Vote: Iran Calls US Cuban Blockade a Negative Impact on...

TEHRAN (FNA)- Deputy Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations Zahra Ershadi warned that the US unilateral sanctions against...

Brazil Sets Single-Day 115K Record for Coronavirus Cases

RIO DE JANEIRO, June 23 (Reuters) - Brazil registered a single-day record of 115,228 new confirmed coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, the...

Mexico Prison: Six Killed in Fight Between Rival Gangs

BBC- A fight between rival gangs in a prison in Mexico has left six inmates dead and at least nine injured, officials say. The...

Illegal Gold Miners Stalk Amazon, Authorities Look Away

By Hugo Bachega BBC News At around midday on 11 May, Dario Kopenawa, an indigenous leader, received a desperate phone call from a remote village in...

As Venezuela’s Economy Regresses, Crypto Fills Gaps

Brian Ellsworth REUTERS   The new Venezuelan cryptocurrency "Petro" logo is seen at a facility of the Youth and Sports Ministry in Caracas, Venezuela February 23, 2018....

Mexico Border: Asylum Seekers Wait for End of Trump Health...

Laura Gottesdiene Reuters   REYNOSA, Mexico, June 22 (Reuters) - When Salvadoran asylum seeker Liset Ortiz was kidnapped in the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez on...

Haiti to Finally Get Vaccines, Jamaica Faces Shortage

Haiti is the only Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country expected to benefit directly from a U.S. donation of 14 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine...

Nicaragua Political Arrests Lead Argentina, Mexico to Recall Envoys

BBC- Argentina and Mexico have recalled their ambassadors to Nicaragua following the latest in a series of high-profile political arrests. A joint statement said the...

Migrant Children Report Overcrowding, Spoiled Food, Depression in U.S. Shelters

WASHINGTON, June 21 (Reuters) - Migrant children sent to emergency shelters within the United States described crowded living conditions, spoiled food, lack of clean...

Venezuela Exodus Reaches Record Levels

Country at a ‘tipping point’ that could affect wider region, experts warn, as ‘donor fatigue’ causes aid shortfall Migrants cross the Táchira River, on the...

Hurricane Season 2021 Could Bring 5 Major & 20 Tropical Storms

By Kristin F. Dalton | kdalton@siadvance.com STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – Experts says this year’s hurricane season won’t be as bad as it was...

U.S Extends Travel Restrictions at Canada, Mexico Borders To July 21

WASHINGTON, June 20 (Reuters) - U.S. land borders with Canada and Mexico will remain closed to non-essential travel until at least July 21, the...

Brazil: Mass Anti-Bolsonaro Protests Over Pandemic Response

Reuters BRASILIA/RIO DE JANEIRO, June 19 (Reuters) - Thousands took to the streets across Brazil on Saturday to protest against President Jair Bolsonaro’s pandemic response,...

Tropical Storm to Drench US Gulf Coast

Forecasters predict a tropical system will bring heavy rain, storm surge and coastal flooding to the northern Gulf Coast as early as Friday and...

Brazil Violence: Huge Manhunt for Killer After Family of 4 Slain

image copyright Mathias Folha More than 200 police officers are involved in the manhunt Hundreds of officers are involved in the search for a man accused...

Peru: Castillo Wins, But Not Declared Winner-Yet

BBC- Voters in Peru were asked to choose between two radically different candidates in the second round of the presidential election held on 6...

Corona Effect: Royal Caribbean Postpones US Sailings

MIAMI (AP) — Royal Caribbean International is postponing for nearly a month one of the highly anticipated first sailings from the US since the pandemic...

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