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    Brazilians protest against Bolsonaro

    Agence France-Presse . Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 09:52pm on July 25, 2021

    Tens of thousands of Brazilians took to the streets Saturday to demand the impeachment of president Jair Bolsonaro, who is facing increasing pressure as the...

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    Like Trump, Bolsonaro attacks voting system ahead of poll

    Agence France-Presse . Brasília | Updated at 11:52pm on July 23, 2021

    President Jair Bolsonaro has ramped up his attacks on Brazil’s long-established electronic voting system, suggesting he is bracing for defeat in elections next year —...

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    Cuba president denounces unrest as false narrative

    Agence France-Presse . Havana | Updated at 09:00pm on July 17, 2021

    Cuba’s president Miguel Diaz-Canel on Saturday denounced what he said was a false narrative over unrest on the Caribbean island, speaking during a rally alongside...

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    US efforts to destroy Cuba have failed: Diaz-Canel

    Agence France-Presse . Havana | Updated at 10:33pm on July 16, 2021

    Cuban president Miguel Diaz-Canel said Friday the United States ‘has failed in its efforts to destroy Cuba,’ after Joe Biden called the island nation ‘a...

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    Bolsonaro in hospital, may need surgery

    Agence France-Presse . Brasília | Updated at 11:13pm on July 15, 2021

    Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro is suffering from an ‘intestinal obstruction,’ the government said on Wednesday, after the far-right leader was admitted to hospital due to...

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    One dies in Cuba protests, dozens arrested

    Agence France-Presse . Havana, Cuba | Updated at 06:52pm on July 14, 2021

    One person died in the anti-government protests across Cuba, according to officials, with activists saying at least 100 people have been arrested and scores remain...

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    Cuba restricting internet in response to protests

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:01pm on July 13, 2021

    Cuban authorities have cut access to major social media platforms in an effort to stem the flow of information in the face of anti-government protesters,...

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    Cuba witnesses unprecedented anti-govt protests, blames US

    Agence France-Presse . Havana, Cuba | Updated at 10:40pm on July 12, 2021

    Cuba on Monday blamed a United States ‘policy of economic suffocation’ for unprecedented anti-government protests. Thousands of Cubans took part in demonstrations Sunday, chanting: ‘Down...

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    Cuba approves use of home-grown coronavirus vaccine

    Agence France-Presse . Havana, Cuba | Updated at 12:24pm on July 10, 2021

    Cuba on Friday approved its home-grown Abdala vaccine for emergency use, the first Latin American coronavirus jab to reach this stage and a possible lifeline...

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    26 Colombians, 2 Americans behind Moise killing: Haiti police

    Agence France-Presse . Port-au-Prince | Updated at 10:10am on July 09, 2021

    At least 28 people carried out the assassination of president Jovenel Moise, Haitian police said on Thursday, adding that 26 of them were Colombian and...