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Latin America

Six Ways Coronavirus is Impacting Organized Crime in the Americas

(Insightcrime) Criminal groups across Latin America have been forced to dig deep by the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent lockdown. Moving drugs and contraband, shaking...

Coronavirus exposes Latin American tourism to an economic earthquake

The llamas of Machu Picchu will be able to graze freely and without fear of selfies for at least 15 days. The coronavirus crisis...

Argentina, Chile Report Confirmed Cases of the Coronavirus

Chile confirmed on Tuesday the first positive case of the novel coronavirus in the country: a 33-year-old man who traveled for about a month...

Venezuela rounds up US oil bosses after Guaido meets Trump

Six US oil executives were abruptly taken by police in Caracas on Wednesday, just hours after opposition leader Juan Guaido met with President Donald...

Latin America and the Caribbean experience slight increase in unemployment, which could get worse in 2020

ILO News – The labor markets of Latin America and the Caribbean are going through a moment of uncertainty, which can be seen in...

Brazil: Far-right culture minister fired after echoing Nazi Goebbels

Brazil's Culture Secretary Roberto Alvim was removed from his post on Friday, a day after he posted a video that appeared to show him...

US sanctions Cuba defense chief for supporting Venezuela’s Maduro

The United States State Department on Thursday announced that it was banning Cuba's defense minister from entering the United States, citing alleged human rights...

Cocaine Worth $1B Seized in Uruguay’s Capital

4.4 tonnes of cocaine worth US$1 billion dollars were found in containers with soybeans in the port of Montevideo, Uruguay's capital. Later, another ton...

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Police catch “Las Eroticas” for extorting 247 men

QCOLOMBIA - A group of Colombian women known as "Las Eroticas" were arrested shortly after police discovered that they...

Medellin: Dog steals food from the supermarket and even disinfects its paws when leaving

QCOLOMBIA - A security camera at a D1 supermarket in Medellin, Colombia, captured the moment when a stray dog...

Former Colombia’s President Uribe placed under house arrest over witness tampering

(QCOLOMBIA) Colombia's highest court last week ordered that former President Alvaro Uribe be placed under house arrest while it...

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‘Tool to Ensure Woman’s Submission’: Female Genital Mutilation Drama in Colombia

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