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BRAZIL: ‘Fora Temer’ Takes Center Stage, Michel Temer Orders Clampdown

BRAZIL: ‘Fora Temer’ Takes Center Stage, Michel Temer Orders Clampdown

What’s clear is that the government is concerned over the momentum the movement has carried since a large protest in São Paulo last Sunday hit world headlines — 100,000 people attended.

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VENEZUELA: Margarita Island Takes Center Stage

VENEZUELA: Margarita Island Takes Center Stage

Venezuela’s Margarita Island, the so-called Pearl of the Caribbean, is emerging as a flash-point for the South American country’s political crisis.

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MEXICO: Pena Nieto Replaces Luis Videgaray After Trump Visit

MEXICO: Pena Nieto Replaces Luis Videgaray After Trump Visit

Videgaray’s office denied it was his idea and Mr. Peña Nieto seemed to back him up days later, telling one interviewer that the decision had been his alone.

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PERU: Russian Helicopters To Produce Aircraft For Peru

PERU: Russian Helicopters To Produce Aircraft For Peru

The Russian company is ready to supply aircraft of various modifications to Peru, including transport, combat and heavy transport helicopters.

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BRAZIL: 50,000 Demonstrators Rally Against Michel Temer

BRAZIL: 50,000 Demonstrators Rally Against Michel Temer

The demonstrators, however, called for new elections as they chanted “Out with Temer!”

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ARGENTINA: Workers Protest Against Mauricio Macri Economic Policy

ARGENTINA: Workers Protest Against Mauricio Macri Economic Policy

“There is nothing more democratic than the workers fighting for their rights,” said Daniel Catalano, secretary general of the ATE Capital union.

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BRAZIL: Dilma Rousseff Now Joins 12 Million Unemployed

BRAZIL: Dilma Rousseff Now Joins 12 Million Unemployed

Dilma Rousseff will rediscover life without presidential plane, army of secretaries, advisors, cooks, guards, with an approximately $9,500 monthly salary.

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VENEZUELA: ‘We Are Going To Bring Down Maduro!’ – Naty Gutierrez

VENEZUELA: ‘We Are Going To Bring Down Maduro!’ – Naty Gutierrez

“I’m ready for everything … we will not allow a coup,” Maduro told supporters.

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BRAZIL: Dilma Rousseff’s Impeachment: What Will History Say?

BRAZIL: Dilma Rousseff’s Impeachment: What Will History Say?

Was Dilma Rousseff ousted for having committed a crime – or was that just a pretext to remove a president who had lost control of the economy and politics?

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MEXICO: Donald Trump Meets With Enrique Pena Nieto (Video)

MEXICO: Donald Trump Meets With Enrique Pena Nieto (Video)

Donald Trump: “There’s a lot of value that can be created by both countries working beautifully together, and that, I’m sure, will happen.”

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BRAZIL: Michel Temer Officially Takes Charge As New President

BRAZIL: Michel Temer Officially Takes Charge As New President

“I will not associate my name with this infamy,” read a sign held up by one senator.

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BRAZIL: Senate Just Kicked Rousseff Dilma Out Of Office

BRAZIL: Senate Just Kicked Rousseff Dilma Out Of Office

Rousseff Rousseff fought the allegations, which she said amounted to a coup d’etat.

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BRAZIL: Impeachment Vote: Rousseff Expected To Be Dismissed By Senate

BRAZIL: Impeachment Vote: Rousseff Expected To Be Dismissed By Senate

President Dilma Rousseff’s supporters seemed resigned to the likelihood that more than two-thirds of the 81-seat Senate would convict her.

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BRAZIL: Conservative Opponents Trampling On Brazil’s Democracy – Rousseff Warns

BRAZIL: Conservative Opponents Trampling On Brazil’s Democracy – Rousseff Warns

Rousseff said, “I did not commit the crimes that I am arbitrarily and unjustly accused of. We are one step away from a real coup d’état.”

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COLOMBIA: What Way Forward After Peace With FARC?

COLOMBIA: What Way Forward After Peace With FARC?

The agreement is cause for huge celebration, but an official end to war with the FARC is only the start of the road to peace.

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BRAZIL: Impeachment Trial: Dilma Rousseff Takes Center Stage

BRAZIL: Impeachment Trial: Dilma Rousseff Takes Center Stage

Senator Helio Jose admits, “I don’t think the return of President Dilma Rousseff would be good for the country.”

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VENEZUELA: Daniel Ceballos Sent To Prison

VENEZUELA: Daniel Ceballos Sent To Prison

“They put him in an ambulance, and in the ambulance they showed us a notice of transfer to prison,” Patricia de Ceballos said.

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BRAZIL: Politicians Are Seriously Corrupt

BRAZIL: Politicians Are Seriously Corrupt

When it comes to corruption allegations, the politicians judging suspended president Dilma Rousseff seem less worried.

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BRAZIL: Senate Begins Dilma Rousseff Trial

BRAZIL: Senate Begins Dilma Rousseff Trial

Dilma Rousseff has denied any wrongdoing and described efforts to oust her as a “coup.”

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COLOMBIA: After 52 Years War Farc Rebels, Government Sign Peace Deal, Colombians Celebrate

COLOMBIA: After 52 Years War Farc Rebels, Government Sign Peace Deal, Colombians Celebrate

“The war is over but there is also new beginning. This agreement opens the door to inclusive society,” Humberto de la Calle Colombian delegation said.

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