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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The week-long demonstrations began with citizens' opposition to an ambitious tax reform bill but continued even after President Iván Duque withdrew it. Official figures report that, between repression and riots, at least 24 people...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Venezuela denounced this Sunday Facebook's "digital totalitarianism" after the social network announced that it blocked, for a month, the ability of President Nicolás Maduro to publish new content for having "violated its policy against...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Conviasa, as the state-run airline is known, says that its operations jumped 85% in 2020, making it one of the few airlines in the world to post any growth after the pandemic wiped out...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Venezuela will send further shipments of oxygen to help neighboring Brazil treat COVID-19 patients, President Nicolas Maduro said on Tuesday, after sending a convoy of oxygen-filled trucks to the Amazonian city of Manaus last...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (AFP) Venezuelans voted Sunday, December 6th, in legislative elections set to tighten President Nicolas Maduro's grip on power and further weaken his US-backed opposition rival Juan Guaidó, who is leading a boycott of the...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (AFP) Venezuela, once Latin America's top oil exporter and a bête noire of the United States, is enduring a deep economic, political and migration crisis. With a third of its 30 million people going hungry,...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Having weathered punishing sanctions and thinly veiled US invasion threats, Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro hopes to take Congress back from the opposition in Sunday's elections. Here is a timeline of the leftist leader's seven tumultuous...
SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – It has been a jittery few months for countries in South America. There have been protests and demonstrations in cities in Chile, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, and Paraguay. According to Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro, many of...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Often referred to as the "Tropical Trump", Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro confirmed this weekend that he will finally meet the man he is most often compared to, U.S. President Donald...

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