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Univision Says Team Briefly Held in Venezuela After Maduro Interview

Univision Says Team Briefly Held in Venezuela After Maduro Interview

Spanish-language U.S. television network Univision said a news team led by anchor Jorge Ramos was detained at the presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, on Monday while interviewing President
Canada: Jagmeet Singh gets chance to take on Trudeau after byelection win

Canada: Jagmeet Singh gets chance to take on Trudeau after byelection win

First non-white leader of major party in Canada enters parliament ahead of October electionJagmeet Singh, the leader of Canada’s New Democratic party, has won a critical byelection and a seat in
Violence in Venezuela Raising Concerns Among Critics of US Policy

Violence in Venezuela Raising Concerns Among Critics of US Policy

Deadly, violent clashes in Venezuela between opposition supporters and government security forces are raising concerns by critics that the current U.S. policy is too confrontational and will make it
Trump's special envoy to Venezuela 'will lie when needed' claims Raymond Bonner

Trump's special envoy to Venezuela 'will lie when needed' claims Raymond Bonner

Investigative reporter broke the story of the El Mozote massacre in El Salvador, which Elliott Abrams is accused of whitewashingWhen new congresswoman Ilhan Omar used a House Foreign Affairs Committee
Humpback whale found washed ashore in Brazil

Humpback whale found washed ashore in Brazil

Whale discovered at Marajó Island should have been in Antarctica at this time of yearA young humpback whale has been found dead after being washed ashore on a remote swamp in the Amazon River.The
Attacked and Powerless, Venezuela Soldiers Choose Desertion

Attacked and Powerless, Venezuela Soldiers Choose Desertion

The simple house on a street ridden with potholes in this town on Colombia's restive border with Venezuela has become a refuge for the newly homeless: 40 Venezuelan soldiers who abandoned their posts
Attack on Argentina’s chief rabbi raises fears of antisemitism

Attack on Argentina’s chief rabbi raises fears of antisemitism

Several assailants entered the Buenos Aires home of Rabbi Gabriel Davidovich on Monday and beat himAn attack that badly injured Argentina’s chief rabbi has alarmed authorities in the South American
Outrage after Brazil ministry asks schools to read aloud Bolsonaro slogan

Outrage after Brazil ministry asks schools to read aloud Bolsonaro slogan

New education minister admits ‘mistake’ after asking schools to film students singing the national anthem and as slogan is readBrazil’s new education minister has been forced into a humiliating
Venezuelan President Maduro Accuses US of Fabricating Crisis

Venezuelan President Maduro Accuses US of Fabricating Crisis

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has accused the U.S. of trying to create a crisis with the intent of starting a war in the region."They are trying to fabricate a crisis to justify political
Rio de Janeiro Hits the Gas in Push Toward Its Zero Carbon Goal

Rio de Janeiro Hits the Gas in Push Toward Its Zero Carbon Goal

In its efforts to slash its climate-changing emissions nearly to zero by 2050, Rio de Janeiro has chosen a perhaps unlikely place to start: its trash bins.At a huge waste treatment plant outside of
Mexico President Declines to Take Sides in Venezuela Crisis

Mexico President Declines to Take Sides in Venezuela Crisis

Mexico's president on Tuesday said he would not take sides on the crisis in Venezuela, a day after U.S. Vice President Mike Pence urged Mexico to recognize opposition leader Juan Guaido as Venezuela's
New Peace Talks in Nicaragua Raise Hopes, But Many Skeptical

New Peace Talks in Nicaragua Raise Hopes, But Many Skeptical

A resumption of talks over Nicaragua's political standoff has raised hopes among those who believe it could help resolve the nearly year-old crisis and also caused some division among opponents to
Poll: Brazilians Split on Pension Reform, But Back Bolsonaro

Poll: Brazilians Split on Pension Reform, But Back Bolsonaro

Brazilians are split on a proposed overhaul of the country's pension system, a poll showed on Tuesday, while most said they approve of right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro's performance.In one of the
Argentina's Chief Rabbi Badly Beaten

Argentina's Chief Rabbi Badly Beaten

President Mauricio Macri of Argentina is promising to track down and punish those who beat and robbed the country's chief rabbi in his Buenos Aires home.Macri's human rights office says Argentina
Abrams: More Sanctions Coming on Maduro Allies

Abrams: More Sanctions Coming on Maduro Allies

A senior U.S. official said Tuesday the Trump administration would impose more sanctions on Venezuela in the coming days. "We announced some sanctions yesterday, there will be more," Special
Brazil Ministry to Schools: Recite Bolsonaro Slogan

Brazil Ministry to Schools: Recite Bolsonaro Slogan

Brazil's Ministry of Education touched off an uproar Tuesday by instructing school administrators to read a declaration to students ending with a campaign slogan used by President Jair Bolsonaro
Guaido's Return to Venezuela to Mark Brazen Defiance of Maduro

Guaido's Return to Venezuela to Mark Brazen Defiance of Maduro

First he declared a rival presidency. Then he made a play for Citgo. Last weekend he flouted a court travel ban. Now, Juan Guaido says he is headed back home to Venezuela in another challenge to
Brazil's Senate Confirms Campos Neto as Central Bank Chief

Brazil's Senate Confirms Campos Neto as Central Bank Chief

Brazil's Senate confirmed Roberto Campos Neto as central bank governor on Tuesday, after he stressed that controlling inflation and reining in public spending were critical to supporting economic
Accuser Feels No Longer 'Alone' in Claims Against Costa Rican Ex-President

Accuser Feels No Longer 'Alone' in Claims Against Costa Rican Ex-President

The first of several women to bring sexual misconduct claims against Nobel Peace Prize winner and former Costa Rican President Oscar Arias said on Tuesday that she felt grateful for the outpouring of
The pioneering ex-minister at the centre of a Canadian scandal

The pioneering ex-minister at the centre of a Canadian scandal

Jody Wilson-Raybould, Canada’s first indigenous attorney general, will testify over claims Trudeau aides pressured her to let a firm escape prosecutionIn recent weeks, an archival clip from a 1983