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Why Colombia was forced to backtrack on a promising ceasefire announcement
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Why Colombia was forced to backtrack on a promising ceasefire announcement

CNNE – What began as a hopeful announcement of a six-month ceasefire with the National Liberation Army (ELN) and other…
Peru’s ex-president Castillo to be jailed for 18 months as protesters declare ‘insurgency’
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Peru’s ex-president Castillo to be jailed for 18 months as protesters declare ‘insurgency’

Peru’s ousted former president Pedro Castillo will remain in pretrial detention for 18 months, the country’s Supreme Court ordered on…
As public anger mounts, Peru’s lawmakers reject reform needed to hold early elections
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As public anger mounts, Peru’s lawmakers reject reform needed to hold early elections

As Peru explodes in protest with supporters of its former president taking to streets, lawmakers on Friday rejected a constitutional…
At least 20 injured as protesters and police clash in Peru days after president’s ouster
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At least 20 injured as protesters and police clash in Peru days after president’s ouster

At least 20 people, including four police officers, were injured on Saturday in clashes between protesters and police in the…
Brazilian court rejects election challenge from outgoing President Jair Bolsonaro
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Brazilian court rejects election challenge from outgoing President Jair Bolsonaro

São Paulo, Brazil CNN  —  The head of Brazil’s electoral court on Wednesday rejected Jair Bolsonaro’s petition to annul ballots…
At least 3 people killed and 11 others injured in Brazil school shootings
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At least 3 people killed and 11 others injured in Brazil school shootings

At least three people were killed and 11 others injured Friday after a gunman opened fire at two schools in…
Argentinian soccer fan dies after unrest at stadium
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Argentinian soccer fan dies after unrest at stadium

CNN – A soccer fan in Argentina died during an abandoned Liga Profesional game between Gimnasia La Plata and Boca…
Bolsonaro or Lula? As Brazil prepares to vote, here’s what to know
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Bolsonaro or Lula? As Brazil prepares to vote, here’s what to know

CNN  — As election day approaches in Brazil, the two leading presidential candidates – former president Luiz Inacio Lula da…
Invasions and illegal exploitation of indigenous lands in Brazil tripled under Bolsonaro, says advocacy group
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Invasions and illegal exploitation of indigenous lands in Brazil tripled under Bolsonaro, says advocacy group

(CNN) – Invasions and illegal extraction of natural resources in Brazil’s protected indigenous lands have tripled since President Jair Bolsonaro…
At least 14 police injured as supporters of Argentina’s vice president protest
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At least 14 police injured as supporters of Argentina’s vice president protest

(CNN) – Police fired tear gas in the Argentine capital Saturday, as they clashed with supporters of vice president Cristina…
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