International/Latin America


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Latin America
Mexican rescuers look at damages in a building after in Mexico City after an earthquake on September 19, 2022

Major 7.7 magnitude hits Mexico, at least 1 fatality

Tremor felt nearly 300 miles away in capital, causing panic on anniversary of two deadly earthquakes

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Latin America
People take part in a demonstration in support of Argentine Vice President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner at Plaza de Mayo square in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on September 2, 2022.

Argentina: Kirchner's would-be assassin has neo-Nazi ties

The 35 year-old was known to police for illegal weapons possession

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Latin America
This still image taken from a video provided by Television Publica Argentina shows a man pointing a gun at Argentina´s Vice President Cristina Fernandez in front of her home in Buenos Aires, Argentina, September 1, 2022.

Argentine VP Kirchner survives assassination attempt

The assailant's gun jammed as he pulled the trigger

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Latin America
Le président argentin Alberto Fernandez, le 9 juin 2022, à Los Angeles.

Jewish organizations slam Argentina leader for Holocaust comments

'The pandemic has killed between one and two Holocausts,' Alberto Fernandez said

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Latin America
The director of Mexico's Criminal Investigation Agency, Tomas Zeron, seen near Almoloya de Juarez, in 2015

Mexican president accuses Israel of protecting suspect in missing students case

Former investigator Tomas Zeron allegedly fled to Israel to escape a probe into his handling of the case

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Latin America
Picture of the offices of La Realidad newspaper, in front of where journalist Fredid Román was shot dead inside his car, in Chilpancingo, state of Guerrero, Mexico, on August 22, 2022.

Mexican journalist killed hours after posting about disappeared students

Fredid Roman was found dead in his car in the city of Chilpancingo, the capital of Guerrero state

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Latin America
The Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu is embedded within a dramatic landscape at the meeting point between the Peruvian Andes and the Amazon Basin

4 tourists dead, 2 Israelis injured in Machu Picchu bus crash

A total of 16 people were injured when the minibus they were traveling in crashed into a ravine

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Latin America
Tourists enjoy the day at Jibacoa Beach, Mayabeque Province, Cuba, on August 1, 2022.

Cuba sees surge in foreign tourists, hopes for more Russians

Cuban ambassador in Moscow says efforts underway to restore canceled flights by this winter

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Latin America
Brazilian presidential candidate for the leftist Workers Party (PT) and former President (2003-2010), Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, delivers a speech during the launching of his campaign for the upcoming national elections in October in Sao Bernardo do Campo, Sao Paulo, Brazil, on August 16, 2022.

Campaigning kicks off in Brazil's contentious presidential race

Former president, leftist Luiz Inacio da Silva, is running against the incumbent, right-winger Jair Bolsonaro

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Latin America
Boeing 747-300 belonging to the Venezuelan Emtrasur cargo airline at the international airport in Cordoba, Argentina, on June 6, 2022.

US asks Argentina to seize grounded Venezuelan plane

An Argentine judge earlier ruled that 12 of the 19 crew would be allowed to leave the country

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Latin America
Foreign correspondent Dom Phillips (C) talks to two indigenous men in Aldeia Maloca Papiú, Roraima State, Brazil, on November 16, 2019.

Brazil: New suspect in journalist killing, indigenous group says 'organized crime'

'Cruelty... makes clear that Pereira and Phillips crossed paths with a powerful criminal organization'

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Latin America
Feb. 7, 2016, an Iranian Mahan Air passenger plane takes off as a plane of Iran's national air carrier, Iran Air, is parked at left, at Mehrabad airport in Tehran, Iran

Israel praises Argentina's 'fast action' in grounding Iran-linked flight

Argentinian authorities 'identified the potential threat in real time'

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Latin America
Colombian presidential candidate Rodolfo Hernandez arrives to speak during a gathering with the Colombian community in Florida, the United States, on June 9, 2022.

Colombia presidential candidate says mistook Hitler for Einstein

Rodolfo Hernandez called Hitler a ‘great German thinker’

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Latin America
In this file photo taken on November 15, 2019 veteran foreign correspondent Dom Phillips (C) takes notes as he talks with indigenous people at the Aldeia Maloca Papiu, Roraima State, Brazil.

Brazil police find remains in search for UK journalist, suspect confesses

Phillips was doing research for a book on the trip with Pereira in Brazil's Amazon rainforest

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Latin America
The hotel where the crew of the Boeing 747-300 of Venezuelan Emtrasur Cargo airline is staying, in Canning, near Ezeiza International Airport, in the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina, on June 14, 2022.

Argentina police search hotel hosting IRGC-linked crew

A federal judge orders raid at the Plaza Hotel, outside Buenos Aires

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Latin America
Aerial view showing indigenous members of the Union of Indigenous Peoples of the Javari Valley who are looking for clues that lead to the whereabouts of veteran correspondent Dom Phillips and respected indigenous specialist Bruno Pereira, gathering on the banks of the Itaguaí river in Vale do Javari, municipality of Atalaia do Norte, state of Amazonas, Brazil, on June 13, 2022.

Search for missing journalist in Brazil nearing the end, indigenous group says

Phillips and Pereira went missing more than a week ago

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Latin America
A Federal Police experts examine a boat seized by the Task Force for the rescue of Bruno Pereira and journalist Dom Phillips at the port of the city of Atalaia do Norte, Amazonas, Brazil, on June 11, 2022.

Report: Brazil's police reports no bodies found during search for British journalist

Phillips and Pereira were last seen on June 5, arriving at the Sao Rafael community

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Latin America
An Iranian airliner Mahan Air Airbus A340 aircraft is seen at the tarmac at Dubai International Airport, September 14, 2017.

Argentina seizes Iranian passenger plane

Argentina confiscated the passports of five Iranian passengers, allegedly linked to the Revolutionary Guards

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Latin America
Migrants, many from Central America, walk along the Huehuetan highway in Chiapas state, Mexico, on June 7, 2022.

Americas Summit: Leaders eye plan to manage migration

Measures will include information sharing, visa regimes, and labor opportunities

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Latin America
US President Joe Biden walks to the podium to speak during the opening ceremony at the Summit of the Americas in California, the United States, on June 8, 2022.

Biden pushes Latin American cooperation amid Chinese influence

'The best antidote to China's inroads in the region is to ensure that we are forwarding our own vision'

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Latin America
US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken speaks during a panel discussion entitled 'A Commitment to Journalistic Freedom' during the Summit of the Americas in California, the United States, on June 7, 2022.

Blinken warns of threats to media freedoms in Latin America

Blinken says Latin American governments quash freedom of press and intimidate journalists

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Latin America
US Vice President Kamala Harris gestures in front of traditional textiles at the Universidad del Valle de Guatemala, in Guatemala City, Guatemala, on June 7, 2021.

US VP touts $3.2 billion initiative to stem migration

The Central American migration flow to the US-Mexico border hit a record high in 2021

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Latin America
Historical Pact Coalition presidential hopeful Gustavo Petro greets supporters during legislative elections in Bogota, Colombia, March 13, 2022.

Colombian presidential elections may bring first victory to left candidate

Opinion polls show Colombians favor a leftist ex-guerrilla, Gustavo Petro

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Latin America
Ecuador's First Lady María de Lourdes Alcívar (FL) and President Guillermo Lasso (CL) stand alongside Israel's President Isaac Herzog (CR) and First Lady Michal Herzog (FC) in Jerusalem on May 11, 2022.

Ecuador’s president honored with state dinner on first Israel trip

'This visit represents a turning point in the relations between our countries,' Lasso says