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    Bolsonaro fined for maskless motorcyle rally

    Agence France-Presse . Sao Paulo | Updated at 10:55pm on June 13, 2021

    Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro was fined $100 Saturday for violating Covid-19 containment measures in Sao Paulo state by failing to wear a face mask and...

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    2 dead, 10 missing as Cuban migrant vessel sinks off Florida

    Agence France-Presse . Miami | Updated at 05:45pm on May 29, 2021

    The US Coast Guard was searching on Friday for 10 people missing off Florida after a migrant vessel with 20 Cubans capsized...

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    Brazil env minister probed for timber trafficking

    Agence France-Presse . Brasília | Updated at 08:11pm on May 19, 2021

    Brazilian environment minister Ricardo Salles is suspected of involvement in a trafficking ring that sold illegal timber on the black market, a Supreme Court ruling...

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    Clashes continue in Colombia

    Agence France-Presse . Bogota | Updated at 10:54pm on May 18, 2021

    A man died and several government buildings and banks were destroyed in new clashes between protesters and security forces in Colombia’s south, authorities said on...

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    Nine bullet-hit bodies recovered from car in western Mexico

    Agence France-Presse . Mexico City, Mexico | Updated at 03:24pm on May 18, 2021

    The bodies of nine people, apparently dead of bullet wounds, were found in a truck in the western Mexican state of Michoacan, local prosecutors said...

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    Colombia calls for dialogue with protest leaders

    Agence France-Presse . Bogota | Updated at 12:13am on May 08, 2021

    Colombia’s government on Thursday invited protest leaders to a dialogue in a bid to defuse tensions following more than a week of deadly demonstrations. At...

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    25 killed in police drug raid in Brazil slum

    Agence France-Presse . Rio de Janeiro | Updated at 11:44pm on May 06, 2021

    A massive police operation against drug traffickers in a Rio de Janeiro favela Thursday left at least 24 suspects and a policeman dead, Brazilian media...

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    Five, including three minors, killed in Brazil daycare attack

    Agence France-Presse . Rio De Janeiro | Updated at 11:09am on May 05, 2021

    An 18-year-old attacker armed with a knife burst into a daycare center in Brazil Tuesday and killed three children and two staff, local police said,...

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    Venezuela triples wages still not enough to buy food

    Agence France-Presse . Caracas | Updated at 10:50am on May 02, 2021

    Venezuela nearly tripled its minimum wage on Saturday but inflation is so outrageous that that amount of money will not even buy a kilo of...

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    8 Venezuelan soldiers killed in clashes at Colombia border

    Agence France-Presse . Caracas | Updated at 11:41am on April 29, 2021

    Eight Venezuelan soldiers have been killed in clashes with armed groups operating on the Colombian border, doubling the toll since an offensive against the combatants...