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Ecuador's tallest waterfall has disappeared

Government launches investigation as experts suggest sinkhole may be related to construction of hydroelectric plant Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/ecuador-tallest-waterfall-san-rafael-coca-river-sinkhole-hydroelectric-plant-a9442311.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared…

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Chile surpasses 1,000 cases of coronavirus: health ministry

Chile has surpassed 1,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus since the outbreak began in the Andean nation, the health ministry said on Wednesday, among the highest tallies…

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'It will kill a lot of people': Brazil's overcrowded favelas brace for coronavirus

Social distancing ‘not possible’ in Rio’s slums Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/coronavirus-brazil-favela-overcrowded-deaths-rio-de-janiero-a9416986.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By:…

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Bogota prison riot over coronavirus leaves 23 dead and 83 injured – Colombian justice ministry (VIDEOS)

At least 23 people have died and dozens more are injured following a riot over coronavirus in La Modelo prison in the Colombian capital Bogota,…

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Deserted streets, digital dancing as Argentina goes into lockdown

Argentina went into full lockdown mode on Friday, with streets in Buenos Aires largely deserted, while workers and school kids in the capital logged on…

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‘You’re not on holiday’: Chile’s Pinera under pressure to declare national quarantine over coronavirus

Chilean president Sebastian Pinera is under growing pressure to announce a national quarantine by opposition leaders, medical experts and local mayors, who have launched their…

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Brazil declares COVID-19 state of emergency as Bolsonaro approval slips

Brazil declared a state of emergency on Friday, freeing up funds for the federal government to fight a coronavirus crisis that has hurt the popularity…

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Winter is coming: cooling weather in Brazil could fan coronavirus outbreak

The coronavirus outbreak is landing in Brazil as the hot summer days in the southern hemisphere draw to a close and winter approaches, potentially worsening…

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A muted Bogota awakes to coronavirus quarantine drill

Colombia’s usually cacophonous capital Bogota was hushed on Friday as residents took part in a quarantine drill meant to prepare people for longer isolation, as…

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‘The Purge has begun’: Sirens mark beginning of national quarantine in Argentina in most ominous way possible (VIDEOS)

A global pandemic is enough to put most people on edge, but authorities in Argentina decided to make matters worse by marking the start of…

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Coronavirus: Ecuador city blocks runway to Spanish repatriation flight – video

Authorities in the Ecuadorian city of Guayaquil have stopped a plane from landing by blocking its airport runway with trucks, cars and motorcycles. The Iberia…

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Brazil coronavirus cases top 600, diplomatic spat with China bubbles

Confirmed coronavirus cases in Brazil surged past 600 on Thursday, more than doubling in two days, as a diplomatic spat over the disease’s origins between…

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Argentina announces mandatory quarantine to curb coronavirus

Argentina will begin a mandatory quarantine, President Alberto Fernandez announced on Thursday, the South American nation’s latest measure to curb the spread of coronavirus. Source:…

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Quarantine threatens to deepen Venezuelan crisis as roadblocks snarl food supplies

Roadblocks across Venezuela snarled the transportation of goods on Tuesday and businesses in the capital Caracas reported that food deliveries failed to arrive, in signs…

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Venezuela orders ‘social quarantine’ in response to coronavirus

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Sunday ordered businesses to close and citizens to remain in their homes in a “social quarantine” affecting six states and…

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Argentina to close borders for non-residents to combat coronavirus

Argentina will close its borders for 15 days to non-residents in order to combat the spread of coronavirus, President Alberto Fernandez said on Sunday. Source:…

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Latin American countries ramp up travel bans, school closures over coronavirus

Several Latin American countries stepped up measures on Thursday to slow the spread of the coronavirus, halting flights to and from Europe, banning public gatherings…

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Chile changing: transgender student leader lends voice to renewed protests

As the long southern hemisphere summer holiday draws to an end this month, students in Chile are returning to college – but not always to…

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Argentine president to send abortion legalization law to Congress

Argentine President Alberto Fernandez announced on Sunday that he will send to Congress a bill to legalize abortion, an initiative that has broad social support…

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Rio Carnival 2020: When is it, where is it and what are the best events to attend?

Event kicks off this weekend Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/travel/americas/rio-de-janeiro-carnival-dates-2020-brazil-february-samba-parade-street-party-a9348196.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Helen Coffey

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Venezuela’s Juan Guaido blasts search of detained uncle’s home

Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaido condemned a raid by military intelligence agents who searched his detained uncle’s home on Thursday, and vowed he would not…

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