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    Bolsonaro’s decree allows millions of Brazilians to carry guns

    Agence-France-Presse . Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 12:00am on May 10, 2019

    Truckers, lawyers and politicians are among millions of Brazilians eligible to carry loaded weapons in public under far-right president Jair Bolsonaro’s decree relaxing gun laws...

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    US-Mexico border detentions top 100,000 for 2nd month in a row

    Agence-France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on May 10, 2019

    The number of migrants detained entering the United States from Mexico without documents in April topped 100,000 for the second month in a row, US...

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    Seven die in Venezuela army copter crash

    Reuters . Caracas | Updated at 01:42pm on May 05, 2019

    A Venezuelan military helicopter crashed close to Caracas on Saturday morning, killing all seven people on board, the Defence Ministry said in...

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    One shot dead, 27 hurt in Venezuela May Day clashes

    Agence France-Presse. Caracas | Updated at 10:41am on May 02, 2019

    A woman was shot dead and more than two dozen people were injured during May Day clashes between opposition supporters and Venezuela’s armed forces in...

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    Guaido calls on troops to join him

    Reuters . Caracas | Updated at 12:00am on May 01, 2019

    Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Tuesday called for a military uprising to oust president Nicolas Maduro and armed factions clashed at a protest outside...

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    Guaido makes new appeal to army

    Agence France-Presse . Caracas | Updated at 12:00am on April 29, 2019

    Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaido used his latest mass rally on Saturday to reiterate an appeal to the army to end its support for Nicolas...

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    Brazil is governed by madmen: Lula

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

    Former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on Friday said the country is governed by a ‘gang of madmen’ in his first interview from...

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    Terrorists continue plotting Sri Lanka attacks: US

    Reuters | Updated at 01:16pm on April 22, 2019

    The United States State Department said in a revised travel advisory ‘terrorist groups’ were continuing to plot possible attacks in Sri Lanka after 290 people...

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    Colombian landslide kills 17

    Reuters . Bogota | Updated at 01:13pm on April 22, 2019

    Seventeen people have been killed and five injured in a landslide in the southwestern Colombian province of Cauca, the country’s disaster...

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    Facing arrest, Peru ex-president Garcia kills self

    Agence France-Presse . Lima | Updated at 01:52am on April 18, 2019

    Peru’s former president Alan Garcia died in hospital on Wednesday after shooting himself in the head at his home as police were about to arrest...