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    Brazil enters new era with far-right president

    Agence France-Presse . Brasília | Updated at 12:00am on January 02, 2019

    Brazil entered a new chapter in its history on Tuesday, embracing a far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, whose determination to break with decades of centrist rule...

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    Colombia condemns alleged plot to kill president

    Agence France-Presse . Bogota | Updated at 01:09pm on December 30, 2018

    Colombia's foreign minister on Saturday condemned an alleged plot to kill president Ivan Duque and said three Venezuelan citizens had been detained in possession of...

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    Mexican governor, senator killed in helicopter crash

    Agence France-Presse . Puebla | Updated at 11:34am on December 25, 2018

    The governor of the Mexican state of Puebla and her husband, a senator and former governor were killed on Monday in a helicopter crash, the...

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    Canada PM makes surprise visit to troops in Mali

    Agence France-Presse . Montreal | Updated at 12:00am on December 24, 2018

    Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau made a surprise visit to Canadian troops deployed as part of the United Nations peacekeeping operation in Mali, he said...

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    Beauty queen from slum crowned Miss Venezuela

    Agence France-Presse . Venezuela | Updated at 01:27pm on December 14, 2018

    The title of Miss Venezuela went Thursday to a woman from the country’s largest slum after a ceremony that traded glitz for frugality reflecting an...

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    Bank robbery shootout in Brazil kills 14

    Reuters . Brasilia | Updated at 01:08am on December 09, 2018

    Fourteen people including six hostages were killed early on Friday in a shootout between police and bank robbers attempting to blow up ATMs at two...

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    Bank robbery shootout in Brazil kills 14

    Reuters. Brasilia | Updated at 11:07am on December 08, 2018

    Fourteen people including six hostages were killed on early Friday in a shootout between police and bank robbers attempting to blow up ATMs at two...

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    Conditions met for Assange

    Agence France-Presse . Quito | Updated at 12:00am on December 08, 2018

    Ecuador’s president said Thursday that conditions have been met for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to leave the country’s embassy in London, which would end a...

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    US, Mexico diplomats meet in Washington

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on December 04, 2018

    Mexico’s new foreign minister Marcelo Ebrard met with US secretary of state Mike Pompeo on Sunday for what he called a ‘friendly’ meeting amid tensions...

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    G20 sealed landmark deal on WTO reform by ducking 'taboo words'

    Reuters . Buenos Aires | Updated at 10:47am on December 03, 2018

    Many delegates from the world's 20 largest economies arrived at a summit in Argentina this week determined to clinch an agreement to reform the global...

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