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ARGENTINA POLITICS: Cristina Kirchner to Run for Senate

ARGENTINA POLITICS: Cristina Kirchner to Run for Senate 0

Since leaving office, Kirchner has been one of the sharpest critics of conservative President Mauricio Macri’s economic policies and budget cuts.

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BRAZIL POLITICS: Prosecutor Janot to Charge Temer for Bribery

BRAZIL POLITICS: Prosecutor Janot to Charge Temer for Bribery 0

Lawmakers in Temer’s alliance say they have the one-third of lower-house votes required to block any charges against Temer.

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VENEZUELA POLITICS: Soldier Shoots Protester Dead: Nestor Reverol Interior Minister Says

VENEZUELA POLITICS: Soldier Shoots Protester Dead: Nestor Reverol Interior Minister Says 0

“I have ordered an investigation to see if there was a conspiracy behind this,” President of Venezuel Maduro said.

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ARGENTINA POLITICS: 128-Year-Old Man Claims He’s Hitler, Authorities Find Nazi Trove

ARGENTINA POLITICS: 128-Year-Old Man Claims He’s Hitler, Authorities Find Nazi Trove 0

“I’ve been blamed for crimes I’ve never committed. When people read my side of the story, it will change the way the perceive me,” Guntherberg/Hitler said.

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VENEZUELA POLITICS: Delcy Rodriguez Steps Down to Run for Constituent Assembly

VENEZUELA POLITICS: Delcy Rodriguez Steps Down to Run for Constituent Assembly 0

Rodriguez “truly deserves the recognition of the entire country because she has defended Venezuelan sovereignty, peace and independence like a tiger,” Maduro said. “Congratulations comrade! Job well done.”

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BRAZIL POLITICS: Federal Police Accuse Temer of Receiving Bribes

BRAZIL POLITICS: Federal Police Accuse Temer of Receiving Bribes 0

Brazil’s President Michel Temer has repeatedly denied any wrongdoing.

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VENEZUELA POLITICS: Ministers at OAS Meeting Fail to Agree on Venezuela Resolution

VENEZUELA POLITICS: Ministers at OAS Meeting Fail to Agree on Venezuela Resolution 0

“I do not want our hemisphere to continue breaking apart anymore,” Morales said. “We need to look for solutions, to continue the dialogue and the only way to continue this dialogue is to keep this session open without a determinate date.”

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MEXICO POLITICS: Activists, Journalists in Mexico Complain of Government Spying

MEXICO POLITICS: Activists, Journalists in Mexico Complain of Government Spying 0

Mexico’s government purchased about $80 million worth of spyware from NSO Group on condition it would only be used to investigate criminals and terrorists, the Times said.

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VENEZUELA POLITICS: Soldiers Guard Chavez Statue, Opposition Activists Dream of Pulling it Down

VENEZUELA POLITICS: Soldiers Guard Chavez Statue, Opposition Activists Dream of Pulling it Down 0

“Chavez gave his life for his country and Maduro is continuing his work so I support him,” Frias said, wearing a red T-shirt with Chavez’s image statue.

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BRAZIL POLITICS: Temer to Sue Billionaire Joesley Batista Over Graft Accusations

BRAZIL POLITICS: Temer to Sue Billionaire Joesley Batista Over Graft Accusations 0

“Temer is the leader of a lower house criminal organisation,” Época quoted Batista as saying. “Those who are not under arrest are in the government. They’re very dangerous.”

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VENEZUELA POLITICS: Maduro Decries ‘Ignorant’ Trump’s Cuba Policy Rollback

VENEZUELA POLITICS: Maduro Decries ‘Ignorant’ Trump’s Cuba Policy Rollback 0

“His speech was aggressive and threatening, … revealing his contempt and ignorance,” President Nicolas Maduro said in a speech. “We reject Donald Trump’s declarations against our brother Cuba. It is an offence against Latin America.”

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COLOMBIA POLITICS: 20 June Weapons to Be Handed Over to UN: Rodrigo Londono Says

COLOMBIA POLITICS: 20 June Weapons to Be Handed Over to UN: Rodrigo Londono Says 0

“We have taken political decision. We respect the agreement, we will implement it, whatever it takes,” FARC leader Rodrigo Londono, known as Timochenko said.

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VENEZUELA POLITICS: Opposition Condemns ‘Vandalism’ in Apartment Block Raids

VENEZUELA POLITICS: Opposition Condemns ‘Vandalism’ in Apartment Block Raids 0

“These subjects were involved in violent acts in which several officials were injured by gun fire,” Reverol said, describing clashes at a barricade close to the apartments as the trigger for the raid.

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MEXICO POLITICS: Canada’s Detention of Mexicans Surges After Visa Lift

MEXICO POLITICS: Canada’s Detention of Mexicans Surges After Visa Lift 0

Detention of Mexican citizens in Canada has spiked since December, when the government lifted its visa requirement for visitors from Mexico.

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PANAMA POLITICS: Panama Cuts Ties With Taiwan, Backs ‘One China’ Policy

PANAMA POLITICS: Panama Cuts Ties With Taiwan, Backs ‘One China’ Policy 0

“We strongly condemn Beijing for manipulating the so-called ‘one China’ policy to continue to suppress Taiwan’s international space through various means,” the presidential office said.

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MEXICO POLITICS: MORENA Says Will Not Join Other Parties in Presidential Election

MEXICO POLITICS: MORENA Says Will Not Join Other Parties in Presidential Election 0

“Those who associate themselves and deal with the mafia of power are nothing more than opportunist mercenaries and politicians … as such we can’t move forward with those parties,” Lopez Obrador said.

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BRAZIL POLITICS: Temer Acquitted of Irregularities in 2014 Election

BRAZIL POLITICS: Temer Acquitted of Irregularities in 2014 Election 0

The accusations referred to the vote won by Dilma Rousseff with Mr Temer as her running mate. He replaced her when she was impeached last year.

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BRAZIL POLITICS: Court Votes Not to Oust Michel Temer

BRAZIL POLITICS: Court Votes Not to Oust Michel Temer 0

Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE) — considering charges that Temer’s election in 2014 should be annulled because of the role of corruption money — voted 4-3 to acquit the embattled center-right president.

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BRAZIL POLITICS: End Nears in Trial Threatening to Topple Temer

BRAZIL POLITICS: End Nears in Trial Threatening to Topple Temer 0

Temer took over in 2016 after Rousseff was impeached. But if the court rules against him, he too may be forced to step down, plunging Brazil into its second leadership crisis in just over a year.

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VENEZUELA POLITICS: 17-Year-Old Neomar Lander Killed in Political Unrest

VENEZUELA POLITICS: 17-Year-Old Neomar Lander Killed in Political Unrest 0

Fierce clashes between police and people opposing the government of President Nicolas Maduro in Venezuela have claimed the life of a teenager in the capital, Caracas, raising the overall death toll from recent unrest in the country to 66. Violence

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