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‘The smell is terrible’: toxic foam clouds float through streets of Bogotá suburb

Foul-smelling foam blankets homes and businesses and sends residents of Mosquera fleeing, as officials say don’t get too close A vast blanket of foul-smelling toxic…

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Chile celebrates first gay wedding

Chile’s same-sex marriage law went into effect this week and Santiago saw its first gay wedding Thursday. Silva and Nazar have been together for seven…

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Venezuela frees Americans Gustavo Cardenas and Jorge Fernandez from detention

Venezuela has freed U.S. citizens Gustavo Cardenas and Jorge Fernandez from detention, the White House announced just before midnight Tuesday. Why it Matters: The announcement…

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Paraguay capital choked by colossal smog cloud from Argentina wildfires

Smoke blown from fires in drought-striken Argentina shrouds Asunción and surrounding regions in dangerous haze A massive, fast-moving cloud of ash hundreds of metres tall…

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Indigenous activists’ deaths highlight surging Colombia conflict

Confrontations between Indigenous Guard land defenders and FARC rebel dissidents are escalating, experts say. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/2/4/colombia-indigenous-land-defender-killings-spur-calls-to-action Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it…

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Ecuador oil spill pollutes river, protected Amazon area: Ministry

Ecuador’s environment ministry says pipeline spill is ‘major’ event and requests company measure its full impact. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/1/31/ecuador-oil-spill-pollutes-river-protected-amazon-area-ministry Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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A seed for all seasons: can ancient methods future-proof food security in the Andes?

In Peru’s remote villages, farmers have used diverse crops to survive unpredictable weather for millennia. Now they are using this knowledge to adapt to the…

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Gabriel Boric wins Chile’s presidential election

At 35, Gabriel Boric is set to become Chile’s youngest ever president Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/12/20/gabriel-boric-wins-chiles-presidential-election Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you….

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‘Headed for disaster’: Argentinians protest against IMF debt deal

Thousands gathered in Buenos Aires to protest against government’s bid to renegotiate its debts to the IMF. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/12/12/headed-for-disaster-argentinians-protest-against-imf-debt-deal Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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Chilean President Pinera signs same-sex marriage bill into law

The law ‘puts all love relationships between two people on an equal footing’, says Chilean President Sebastian Pinera. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/12/9/chile-president-pinera-signs-same-sex-marriage-bill-into-law Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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Peru: Archaeologists say unearthed mummy could be 1,200 years old

Head of excavation project describes the discovery of the mummy, which was bound with rope, as ‘peculiar and unique’. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/12/1/peru-archeologists-say-unearthed-mummy-could-be-1200-years-old Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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Amazon deforestation is rising. Guyana offers a rare bright spot

Guyana, where trees cover 90 percent of the land, can offer insights to protect world’s largest rainforest, experts say. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/11/29/amazon-deforestation-is-rising-guyana-offers-a-rare-bright-spot Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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Extremely strong magnitude-7.5 earthquake hits northern Peru

The U.S. Geological Survey says a strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.5 has struck in northern Peru. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/latin-america/extremely-strong-magnitude-75-earthquake-hits-northern-peru-rcna6865 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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Capybaras occupy Buenos Aires suburb; no demands yet issued

KHOU 11 reports that an army of capybaras has overrun Tigre, a suburb of Buenos Aires, and begun breeding there. COUNTLESS CAPYBARAS: People living in…

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Chile takes ‘first step’ towards decriminalising abortion

Proposed bill to legalise abortion up to 14 weeks hailed by Chilean legislator as ‘tremendous’ step for women’s rights. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/9/28/chile-takes-first-step-towards-decriminalising-abortion Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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Paraguay on the brink as historic drought depletes river, its life-giving artery

Severe drought that began in late 2019 continues to punish the region while experts say climate change and deforestation may be intensifying the phenomenon In…

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“Flying Dragon” pterosaur fossil discovered in the Atacama Desert

Scientists conducting research in the Chilean Atacama Desert have discovered an extremely interesting fossil described as a “Flying Dragon.” The fossilized remains are of a…

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How a hot blob off New Zealand is contributing to drought in South America

Study reveals the vast patch of warm water has produced a dry ridge of high pressure across the south Pacific, blocking storms from reaching Chile…

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Paraguay wildfires threaten Indigenous land and protected forests

‘High temperatures, strong winds, low humidity’ create ideal conditions for wildfires across Paraguay. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/8/24/paraguay-wildfires-threaten-indigenous-land-and-protected-forests Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with…

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Deforestation in Brazilian Amazon hits highest annual level in a decade

Rainforest lost 10,476 sq km between August 2020 and July 2021, report says, despite increasing global concern Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon has hit the…

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Argentinians protest for more jobs, food amid economic crisis

About 42 percent of people in Argentina live below the poverty line amid an economic downturn worsened by COVID-19. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/8/7/argentinians-protest-for-more-jobs-food-amid-economic-crisis Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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Posted in ! #Headlines #Newsfeed #Politics #SouthAmerica #Trending #WorldNews Brazil

Lula 2022? Brazil poised for sensational political comeback

With former president’s political rights restored, polls suggest he would thrash Jair Bolsonaro if he stands for election Anazir Maria de Oliveira has a simple…

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