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25 Colombia police stations vandalized and dozens injured as unrest continues

23 protesters and one police officer killed after general strike over unpopular tax reform met with heavy-handed response Twenty-five police stations in Colombia’s capital city…

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The New Sound of Ambient in Argentina

Eight Argentinian artists building upon their country’s rich history of experimental music. Read full story on the Bandcamp Daily. Source: https://daily.bandcamp.com/scene-report/argentina-ambient-music-list Indie Brew found this…

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Political chaos and poverty leave South America at virus’s mercy

President Jair Bolsonaro’s prediction that the crisis was nearing an end was misguided in Brazil and many of its neighbours Coronavirus – latest updates See…

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They are killing our forest, Brazilian tribe warns

The Awa, who have been called “the most threatened tribe on earth”, face fresh challenges in Brazil. Source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-56847952 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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Ecuador court decriminalises abortion in rape cases

In Ecuador, a woman risks up to three years in prison for having an abortion, with few exceptions. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/4/29/ecuador-court-decriminalises-abortion-in-rape-cases Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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New species of dinosaur unearthed in Chile’s Atacama desert

Scientists found remains of the sauropod in rocks from what is today the Atacama desert. Source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-56814655 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared…

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A journey through Chile’s conflict with Mapuche resistance groups

Lucia Newman explores a rapidly escalating conflict and talks to the elusive leader of the main armed Indigenous group. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/features/2021/4/12/a-journey-through-chiles-conflict-with-mapuche-resistance-groups Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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Ecuador election: former banker Lasso in lead with 93% of vote counted

Voters in presidential race appear to have rejected leftist movement, favouring conservative over Andrés Arauz A conservative businessman looks likely to become Ecuador’s president, with…

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Peru election heads for a run-off as far-left candidate leads

Peruvian far-left candidate Pedro Castillo is set to win the Andean country’s first-round presidential election and faces a run-off vote in June. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/latino/peru-election-heads-run-far-left-candidate-leads-rcna653 Droolin’…

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Posted in ! #Headlines #CoronaVirus #Health #Newsfeed #SouthAmerica #WorldNews Brazil covid19 pandemic

‘A biological Fukushima’: Brazil passes 4,000 daily Covid deaths, hospitals at breaking point

Miguel Nicolelis, a Brazilian doctor and professor at Duke University, compared the explosion of cases to a nuclear reactor. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/world/covid-deaths-reach-4-000-day-brazil-bringing-hospitals-breaking-n1263269 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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Archaeologists identify 3,200-year-old temple mural of spider god in Peru

Mural discovered last year is thought to depict a zoomorphic, knife-wielding spider god associated with rain and fertility Archaeologists in northern Peru have identified a…

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Posted in ! #Headlines #HateCrimes #Newsfeed #SouthAmerica #Trending #WorldNews argentina

Activists demand sexual violence against Argentina’s indigenous people be classified a hate crime

The attacks are common in northern Argentina against women and children – including one victim who was just four years old Ana* was on her…

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Spa shooting suspect’s own parents helped authorities catch him

ATLANTA — Once Cherokee County deputies received a surveillance capture of Robert Aaron Long leaving Young’s Asian Massage near Acworth Tuesday afternoon, the trail of…

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How youth, women could decide Ecuador’s next president

Final two presidential candidates, Andres Arauz and Guillermo Lasso, begin final stretch of campaigning on Tuesday. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/3/16/how-youth-women-could-decide-ecuador-next-president Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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In Pictures: Ecuador prison riots leave dozens dead

Ecuador raises death toll from one of country’s bloodiest prison riots, as police chief warns new riot under way. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/gallery/2021/2/25/in-pictures-ecuador-prison-riots-leave-dozens-dead Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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Rage boils over amid Argentina’s unrelenting femicide crisis

Femicide of 18-year-old Ursula Bahillo pushed thousands into the streets of Buenos Aires this month to demand action. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/2/24/rage-boils-over-amid-argentinas-unrelenting-femicide-crisis Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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Argentina’s president decries ‘unforgivable’ vaccine scandal

Country’s health minister resigned late on Friday after reports he helped people jump queue to receive coronavirus jabs. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/2/21/argentina-president-decries-unforgivable-vaccine-scandal Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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COVID rumours hamper Brazil’s efforts to vaccinate Indigenous

False claims include the vaccine turns recipients into animals, and it includes chip ‘to control the Indigenous people’. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/2/18/covid-rumours-hamper-brazils-efforts-to-vaccinate-indigenous Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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Posted in ! #Headlines #Newsfeed #People #Political #Politics #SouthAmerica argentina

Carlos Menem, former president of Argentina, dies aged 90

Menem, who served as president from 1989 to 1999, had been hospitalised for pneumonia several times in recent months. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/2/14/carlos-menem-former-argentina-president-dies-aged-90 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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Ecuador to conduct partial recount in disputed presidential polls

Electoral body orders partial recount after meeting between two presidential candidates still vying for second place. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/2/13/ecuador-to-conduct-partial-recount-in-disputed-presidential-poll Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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Argentina: human rights outrage at province’s ‘abusive’ quarantine

Formosa has the country’s lowest Covid death rate – but critics say that has been achieved by ‘flagrant, grave’ rights violations The Argentinian province with…

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Cookie Monster look-alike rock found in Brazil goes viral

“Me no geologist, but me think dat rock look a lot like me,” Cookie Monster tweeted in response to the uncanny quartz. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/cookie-monster-look-alike-rock-found-brazil-goes-viral-n1255908 Droolin’…

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