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MEXICO POLITICS: Nieto To Show ‘Pragmatism’ Dealing With Trump

MEXICO POLITICS: Nieto To Show ‘Pragmatism’ Dealing With Trump

Pena Nieto reiterated his government would pursue dialogue with the next U.S. government to reach agreements.

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MEXICO POLITICS: Trump Effects: Migrants On Mexico Border Give Up American Dream

MEXICO POLITICS: Trump Effects: Migrants On Mexico Border Give Up American Dream

“More anguish, tears, and lots of people in Mexico without work, without anything to do and no place to go,” said Robles, whose center provides free meals.

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COLOMBIA POLITICS: Government Publishes New FARC Peace Accord

COLOMBIA POLITICS: Government Publishes New FARC Peace Accord

Colombia’s government published revised peace accord with FARC rebels in a bid to build support to end a 52-year war, after the original draft was rejected.

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COLOMBIA POLITICS: Government, FARC Agree New Peace Deal

COLOMBIA POLITICS: Government, FARC Agree New Peace Deal

President Juan Manuel Santos hopes to unite the divided nation behind the new deal after the peace process was endangered by its rejection in plebiscite.

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BOLIVIA POLITICS: Almagro’s Interventionist Takes Center Stage

BOLIVIA POLITICS: Almagro’s Interventionist Takes Center Stage

Pary said that Almagro never discussed with the members of the Permanent Council of the OAS that would send emissaries to observe the legal process.

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VENEZUELA POLITICS: Maduro, Opposition Renew Dialogue

VENEZUELA POLITICS: Maduro, Opposition Renew Dialogue

Neither side appeared optimistic, with the opposition insisting on a recall referendum against Maduro and the government showing little indication of agreeing to that.

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BRAZIL POLITICS: Michel Temer Accepted Bribe – Rousseff Reveals

BRAZIL POLITICS: Michel Temer Accepted Bribe – Rousseff Reveals

Rousseff’s lawyers handed over electoral court documents showing Andrade Gutierrez transferred 1 million reais to PMDB’s general campaign finance fund.

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AMERICAS POLITICS: Donald Trump’s Victory Takes Center Stage

AMERICAS POLITICS: Donald Trump’s Victory Takes Center Stage

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto phoned Trump to offer his congratulations Wednesday and said he hoped to start ‘new chapter’ in U.S.-Mexico relations.

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BRAZIL POLITICS: Michel Temer Congratulates Trump On Win

BRAZIL POLITICS: Michel Temer Congratulates Trump On Win

“Relations between Brazil and the United States are institutional. I am sure that nothing will change,” President Michel Temer said.

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VENEZUELA POLITICS: Cilia Flores Nephews’ US Drug Trial Takes Center Stage

VENEZUELA POLITICS: Cilia Flores Nephews’ US Drug Trial Takes Center Stage

Bove said Flores de Freitas was recorded bragging about how he had “complete control” over a Venezuelan airport, from which drugs would be shipped using a presidential hangar.

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NICARAGUA POLITICS: Daniel Ortega Wins Big

NICARAGUA POLITICS: Daniel Ortega Wins Big

Nicaraguan Daniel Ortega who ran with his wife, Rosario Murillo, as vice president, had 72.1 percent of the votes, 66.3 percent of polling stations counted.

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NICARAGUA POLITICS: Jose Daniel Ortega Biography And Profile

NICARAGUA POLITICS: Jose Daniel Ortega Biography And Profile

Jose Ortega Saavedra was born on November 11, 1945, in La Libertad, Nicaragua. Read Jose Daniel Ortega Biography and Profile.

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NICARAGUA POLITICS: Daniel Ortega To Win Election

NICARAGUA POLITICS: Daniel Ortega To Win Election

“Ortega is the only person who has worked for the poor, and will keep doing it, because that is his essence,” said Jose Vicente Pong, a 64-year-old retiree.

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VENEZUELA POLITICS: Bestseller Book: My First Life By Hugo Chavez, Ann Wright, Ignacio Ramonet

VENEZUELA POLITICS: Bestseller Book: My First Life By Hugo Chavez, Ann Wright, Ignacio Ramonet

VENEZUELA POLITICS: Hugo Chavez awakens to the reality of his country where huge inequalities persist. Buy bestseller book: My First Life by Hugo Chavez.

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BRAZIL POLITICS: Media Working To Destroy Lula – Rousseff Says

BRAZIL POLITICS: Media Working To Destroy Lula – Rousseff Says

“Lula has been recently under a monstrous deconstruction of his image by Brazilian media groups,” Rousseff said during an event in Montevideo.

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NICARAGUA POLITICS: Good Times Help Ortega Shrug Off ‘Autocrat’ Jibes

NICARAGUA POLITICS: Good Times Help Ortega Shrug Off ‘Autocrat’ Jibes

“He built roads and houses here and made a lot of progress. He loves the people,” said Marlon Laguna, proudly displaying photos of a young Ortega.

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VENEZUELA: Maduro Trial Postponed By Opposition

VENEZUELA: Maduro Trial Postponed By Opposition

But opposition demanded that the government release around 100 jailed opposition activists and bring forward the next presidential election

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VENEZUELA: Carlos Melo, Andres Moreno, Marco Trejo Freed

VENEZUELA: Carlos Melo, Andres Moreno, Marco Trejo Freed

President Nicolas Maduro freed Carlos Melo, Andres Moreno, Marco Trejo in gesture by President Nicolas Maduro’s government after talks began with his foes.

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EL SALVADOR: Elias Antonio Saca Arrested On Corruption Charges

EL SALVADOR: Elias Antonio Saca Arrested On Corruption Charges

El Salvador’s ex-President Antonio Saca who ruled Central American national from 2004 to 2009, was detained during the wedding reception of one of his sons.

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VENEZUELA: Nicolas Maduro, Jesus Torrealba To Meet On Crisis

VENEZUELA: Nicolas Maduro, Jesus Torrealba To Meet On Crisis

Opposition leader Jesus Torrealba of Democratic Unity Roundtable coalition group said to take part in talks with feelings of “skepticism and distrust.”

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