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    19 dead from alcohol toxicity in Costa Rica

    Agence France-Presse . San Jose | Updated at 01:11pm on July 21, 2019

    Alcohol tainted with potentially toxic levels of methanol has killed 19 people in Costa Rica, where...

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    US announces $7 mn reward to find Hezbollah spy Salman

    Agence France-Presse . Buenos Aires | Updated at 12:24pm on July 20, 2019

    The United States on Friday offered a $7 million reward to find a Hezbollah operative accused...

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    Venezuela parties agree to talks

    Agence France-Presse . Caracas | Updated at 12:00am on July 13, 2019

    Venezuela’s government and opposition have agreed to set up a platform for ongoing negotiations to resolve the country’s simmering political crisis after three days of...

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    Violent Mexican border city opens its doors to US asylum seekers

    Reuters . Mexico City | Updated at 12:26am on July 11, 2019

    Nuevo Laredo, a Mexican border city known for high rates of violence, received its first foreign migrants from the United States on Tuesday as part...

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    Rule of law in Venezuela eroded: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:00am on July 06, 2019

    The rule of law has eroded in Venezuela, the UN rights chief warned Friday, pointing to attacks on political opponents and activists, including torture and...

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    27 dead, nine missing in Honduras boat capsize

    Agence France-Presse . Tegucigalpa | Updated at 01:58pm on July 04, 2019

    At least 27 people died and nine were missing Wednesday when their fishing boat...

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    Guaido rules out new Venezuela talks for now

    Agence-France-Presse . Caracas | Updated at 12:00am on July 04, 2019

    Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaido said Tuesday there were no plans to re-open talks with the ‘murderous dictatorship’ of president Nicolas Maduro, following the death...

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    Solar eclipse plunges Chile into darkness

    Reuters . Santiago | Updated at 03:03pm on July 03, 2019

    Hundreds of thousands of tourists scattered across the north Chilean desert on Tuesday to experience a rare, and irresistible combination for astronomy buffs: a total...

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    Chile, Argentina ready to experience total solar eclipse

    Agence France-Presse . Vicu¥A, Chile | Updated at 02:29pm on July 02, 2019

    Day will briefly turn to night Tuesday over large parts of Chile and Argentina as a total eclipse of the sun plunges a...

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    Selfies: five times more deadly than shark attacks

    Agence France-Presse . Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 12:00am on June 28, 2019

    Selfies, which have become a global sensation in the last decade or so, have remarkably killed five times more people than shark attacks. And the...

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