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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...

Pope Francis Tells Latin American Leaders to Resist Corruption During Pandemic

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In a video message sent to participants in a virtual seminar November 19-20 on the Catholic response to the...

Embraer Signs Agreement with Portugal’s EDP to Develop 100% Electric Airplane

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazilian company Embraer, the world's third-largest aircraft manufacturer, announced on Friday, November 20th, an agreement with the local subsidiary...

Buenos Aires City Announces Reopening of National and International Tourism

RIO DE JANEIRO BRAZIL - The municipal government of Buenos Aires announced on Friday, November 20th, the reopening of national and international tourism starting...

Bolivia Resumes Participation in RegionaI Intergovernmental Bodies

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Bolivia has resumed its full participation in leftwing regional intergovernmental bodies including the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of...

CanSino to Test Coronavirus Vaccine in Argentina and Chile

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - CanSino Biologics Inc will start testing its coronavirus vaccine candidate in late-stage human trials in Argentina and Chile, the...

Japanese Woman Killed in Brazil Died From Blow to the Head

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Japanese woman whose body was found next to a waterfall in Brazil’s Goiás state died as a result...

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