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Guatemala Suspends Budget That Sparked Violent Protests

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (AFP) Guatemala's legislature on Monday, November 24th, backed away from approving a business-friendly 2021 budget after demonstrators in the...

Clandestine Party Organizers to Face Criminal Charges in São Paulo State

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Organizers of clandestine parties will be held criminally liable for violating lockdown rules amid the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic,...

Brazil’s Financial Market Forecasts Smaller GDP Drop in 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil's private-sector financial analysts are forecasting a smaller contraction in economic growth in 2020 than previously projected, from a...

At Least 13 Die in two Massacres in Colombia

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - At least 13 people died in two massacres in different parts of Colombia, authorities there said Sunday, November 22nd. The...

Peru Wants to Issue Century Bonds Only a Few Days After Political Turmoil

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Peru is preparing a century bond in dollars after authorizing the issuance of debt of up to US$4 (R$21.6)...

Embraer Aims to Build Next Generation Turboprop Aircrafts: E-Jet Comfort

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Only a couple of days after signing an agreement with the local subsidiary of Portuguese energy company EDP for...

Facing Severe Shortages, Cubans Team up on WhatsApp and Telegram to Swap and Shop

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In Cuba, the search for basic goods such as nails or toilet paper can mean queueing for several hours...

Coronavirus: When a Covid-19 Infectee Ceases to be Contagious, With or Without Symptoms

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Many viruses continue to spread even long after the infected person's symptoms have subsided - cough or fever are...

Brazil Signs Letter of Intent to Purchase Five COVID Vaccines

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil’s health ministry said on Sunday, November 22nd, it will sign non-binding letters of intent to purchase coronavirus vaccines...

Guyana Tourism Sector Aiming for mid-December Reopening

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Aiming for a reopening of the tourism sector in mid-December, Director of the Guyana Tourism Authority (GTA), Carla James...

Paraguay Says 3 Guerrillas Killed in Clash With Government

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Paraguay's military and police have killed three members of a leftist guerrilla band that kidnapped a former vice president,...

US Government Plans to Use USDC Stablecoin to Offer Foreign Aid in Venezuela

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Venezuela’s opposition leader, who exiled in Spain, has partnered with US-based cryptocurrency companies AirTM and Circle to facilitate the...

Significant Magnitude 6.5 Earthquake 172 km Northwest of Talca, Chile

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), the quake hit on Saturday 21 November 2020 at 7.54...
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First Venezuelan-made Single-Engine Aircraft Passes Test Flights without Major Incidents

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The first Venezuelan-made aircraft concluded its test flights on Saturday, November 21th, without major incidents, the deputy minister of...

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