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Bolivian President Evo Morales resigns after losing backing of security forces
Bolivia
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Bolivia
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Bolivian President Evo Morales resigns after losing backing of security forces

Francisco Jara / AFP - November 10, 2019

Bolivian President Evo Morales resigned Sunday, caving in following three weeks of sometimes-violent protests over his disputed re-election after the army and police withdrew their backing. "I…

Hoping for justice, El Salvador unearths bones from its deadliest massacre
Central America
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Central America
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Hoping for justice, El Salvador unearths bones from its deadliest massacre

AFP and The Tico Times - November 7, 2019

A forensic team unearthed Wednesday the bones of 11 victims of the more than 800 killed during El Mozote massacre, which was committed by the Salvadoran Army…

United States calls for ‘war’ on cartels after Mormons murdered in Mexico
Latin America
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Latin America
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United States calls for ‘war’ on cartels after Mormons murdered in Mexico

AFP - November 6, 2019

President Donald Trump offered Tuesday to help Mexico hunt the killers of nine Mormon women and children shot dead in a lawless border area, and said the…

Contact group on Venezuela says ‘status quo not an option’
Latin America
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Latin America
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Contact group on Venezuela says ‘status quo not an option’

AFP - November 1, 2019

The International Contact Group on Venezuela on Friday urged stalled negotiations between President Nicolas Maduro's government and the US-backed opposition to resume, warning "the status quo is…

Leaders from Guatemala and Costa Rica want to attract investments to their countries
Central America
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Central America
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Leaders from Guatemala and Costa Rica want to attract investments to their countries

AFP and The Tico Times - October 31, 2019

The president-elect of Guatemala, Alejandro Giammattei, advocated Wednesday for turning Central America into a pole of attraction for foreign investments. In a video released by Casa Presidencial,…

Chile will not host COP25 climate meetings as mass protests continue
Chile
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Chile
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Chile will not host COP25 climate meetings as mass protests continue

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 30, 2019

Chile will not host the 2019 United Nations Climate Change Conference, also known as COP25, officials announced Wednesday. The news comes in the face of mass demonstrations…

TIAR countries prepare to sanction those close to Maduro
Latin America
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Latin America
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TIAR countries prepare to sanction those close to Maduro

AFP and The Tico Times - October 30, 2019

Members of the Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance (TIAR) are preparing lists of associates of the government of Nicolás Maduro who may be subject to sanctions, a…

Skyway adds flights from Costa Rica to Bocas del Toro, Panama
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Skyway adds flights from Costa Rica to Bocas del Toro, Panama

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 29, 2019

Domestic airline Skyway will offer flights between Costa Rica and Bocas del Toro, Panama, according to a press release from the company. Tickets start at $161 for…

Dozens wounded in clashes as Bolivia election protests enters second week
Bolivia
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Bolivia
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Dozens wounded in clashes as Bolivia election protests enters second week

AFP - October 29, 2019

Street battles broke out on Monday between supporters of President Evo Morales and opposition leader Carlos Mesa, leaving dozens wounded as protests against alleged electoral fraud in…

Authorities in Guatemala capture alleged narco wanted by United States
Central America
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Central America
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Authorities in Guatemala capture alleged narco wanted by United States

AFP and The Tico Times - October 28, 2019

Guatemalan police captured an alleged drug trafficker who is requested for extradition by the United States for transferring drugs to that country from South America, the entity's…

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