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    Death toll rises to 58 as hope dims after Brazil dam collapse

    Reuters . Brumadinho | Updated at 02:56pm on January 28, 2019

    Brazilian rescuers searched into the night on Sunday for hundreds of people missing after a burst mining dam triggered a deadly mudslide, as the death...

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    Venezuela's Guaido calls for new anti-Maduro protests

    Agence France-Presse . Caracas | Updated at 12:13pm on January 28, 2019

    Venezuela's self-proclaimed president Juan Guaido called Sunday for two new protests, in an effort to push the military to turn against leader Nicolas Maduro and...

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    15 killed, 34 injured in Peru wall collapses

    Reuters . Lima | Updated at 11:09am on January 28, 2019

    At least fifteen people were killed at a wedding in Peru on Sunday after a wall at the hotel where the celebration was held collapsed...

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    Pressure on Maduro with opposition amnesty offer, protests

    Agence France-Presse . Caracas | Updated at 12:17am on January 28, 2019

    Bolstered by growing international support, Venezuela’s self-proclaimed president Juan Guaido is increasing pressure on the rule of Nicolas Maduro by calling for new elections and...

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    Brazil dam burst death toll raises to 34

    Reuters . Brumadinho | Updated at 11:01am on January 27, 2019

    Brazilian rescue workers halted searches for the night on Saturday for hundreds of people missing and feared dead under a sea of mud after a...

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    300 missing, nine bodies found in Brazil dam breach

    Agence France-Presse . Brumadinho | Updated at 11:19am on January 26, 2019

    Death toll in a dam collapse at a mine in southeast Brazil rose to nine dead and some 300 missing, local firefighters said early Saturday,...

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    US, regional powers recognise Maduro opponent as Venezuela leader

    Agence France-Presse . Brussels | Updated at 12:26am on January 25, 2019

    The United States and major South American nations recognised Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as interim leader Wednesday while the EU called for free elections...

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    US-backed Guaido claims Venezuelan presidency

    Reuters . Caracas | Updated at 03:31pm on January 24, 2019

    Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaido declared himself interim president on Wednesday, winning backing from Washington and parts of...

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    Four dead in clashes ahead of Venezuela protests

    Agence France-Presse . Caracas | Updated at 12:00am on January 24, 2019

    At least four people have died following overnight clashes ahead of Wednesday’s rival protests in Venezuela by supporters and opponents of president Nicolas Maduro, police...

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    Thousands march in Bogota after deadly car bombing

    Agence France-Presse . Bogota | Updated at 01:44am on January 22, 2019

    Thousands of people marched in Colombia Sunday to condemn the deadly car bombing that killed 20 police academy cadets and the alleged attacker, in a...