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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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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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Peru’s new president to take charge of divided country ravaged by Covid

Pedro Castillo saw off an ugly, Trump-style revolt against his victory and must now try to unite the country After nearly two months of waiting,…

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Exploring the Avant-Folk Scene in Uruguay

These artists take the nueva canción tradition in new directions. Read full story on the Bandcamp Daily. Source: https://daily.bandcamp.com/scene-report/uruguay-avant-folk-scene-report Indie Brew found this story and…

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Chile to begin ‘beautiful challenge’ of drafting new constitution

New constitutional assembly in deeply polarised nation must learn to work together and build trust, experts say. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/7/4/chile-beautiful-challenge-of-drafting-new-constitution Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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Brazilian potential presidential candidate announces he is gay

Governor Eduardo Leite of Rio Grande do Sul could challenge Jair Bolsonaro, who has espoused anti-gay rhetoric. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/7/2/brazilian-potential-presidential-candidate-announces-he-is-gay Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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U.S. ships first 2 million Pfizer COVID vaccine doses to Peru

The Biden administration will begin shipping 2 million doses of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine abroad Monday, with the first batch expected to arrive in Peru…

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Peru election: supporters of rival candidates throng streets amid dispute over result

Peruvians backing socialist Pedro Castillo and rightwinger Keiko Fujimori march in Lima as electoral jury set to decide poll outcome Supporters of Peru’s rival presidential…

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Peru vote review to resume as country braces for protests

Supporters of presumed president-elect Pedro Castillo and right-wing Keiko Fujimori are taking to streets of Lima. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/6/26/peru-vote-review-to-resume-as-country-braces-for-protests Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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Fed up, Argentina’s domestic workers demand a better deal

Argentina’s domestic workers, badly hit by the coronavirus pandemic, are unionising for better pay and job security.  Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/economy/2021/6/24/fed-up-argentinas-domestic-workers-demand-a-better-deal Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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Uruguay accused of squandering early Covid success amid deadly surge

The tiny country has the highest death rate in Latin America after the centre-right government abandoned social restrictions Enrique Soto, a senior cardiologist in Uruguay…

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Covid live: Brazil passes 500,000 deaths; 70% of England’s adults ‘should be fully vaccinated by 19 July’

Protests in Brazil as confirmed death toll soars past half a million; most adults should be double-vaccinated by England lockdown lifting date Under-18s could be…

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Uproar after Argentina president says ‘Brazilians came from the jungle’

Misjudged comments to prime minister of Spain sought to play up the South American country’s ties with Europe Argentina’s president, Alberto Fernández, has triggered a…

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Amazon-dwellers lived sustainably for 5,000 years

Indigenous people lived sustainably in the tropical Amazon rainforest for more than 5,000 years, a study shows. Source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-57388939 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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Argentina sends out DNA kits in drive to identify thousands ‘disappeared’ under dictatorship

Move is part of groundbreaking effort to name 30,000 murdered by regime after 1976 coup The Argentinian government has sent hundreds of DNA testing kits…

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