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Feb 11, 2018
Gas explosion at Bolivia's Oruro Carnival kills six, injures 28; rescue efforts onPolice in Bolivia say six people were killed and dozens injured when a street vendor's gas canister exploded near the route of the Carnival in the city of Orura.
Feb 03, 2018
India expected to become world's most populous country in six years; reducing birth rate key to keep check on growthIndia can bring a turnaround in its population growth rate in another 37 years, provided it manages to bring down the birth rate, or total fertility rate (TFR), below 2.0 between 2035-2040, and then achieve a TFR of 1.8 by 2061
Jan 21, 2018
Pope Francis in Peru: Catholic head denounces femicides, other gender-based crimes in Latin AmericaPope Francis denounced femicides and other gender-based crimes that have turned Latin America into the most violent place on Earth for women in Trujillo, Peru.
Jan 20, 2018
Pope Francis slams corrupt political leaders of South America, calls corruption a 'social virus'Pope Francis strongly condemned corruption in Latin America as a "social virus" infecting all aspects of life, in stern remarks to Peru's president and high-ranking political leaders
Jan 13, 2018
US Ambassador to Panama John Feeley resigns, says he can no longer serve Donald TrumpUS Ambassador to Panama John Feeley, a career diplomat and former Marine Corps helicopter pilot, has resigned, saying he no longer felt able to serve President Donald Trump.
Dec 28, 2017
No pressure from US to announce shifting of embassy from Israel to Jerusalem, says Guatemala foreign minister Sandra JovelThe United States did not pressure Guatemala into announcing it will move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, the Central American state's foreign minister said on Thursday
Dec 26, 2017
Thousands take to the streets in Peru to protest pardon of former president Alberto FujimoriThousands of Peruvians took to the streets on Monday to protest the pardon granted to former President Alberto Fujimori, with many calling it part of a backroom deal struck to protect the current president from impeachment on corruption charges
Nov 23, 2017
Latin America is the world's most violent region for women, says UNDPLatin America and the Caribbean is the most violent region in the world for women, the United Nations said on Thursday.
Oct 07, 2017
Trump administration will direct NASA to focus on landing humans on MoonPence made the administrations intentions known in a Wall Street Journal op-ed, as well as a speech he gave during the inaugural meeting of the National Space Council a newly resurrected executive group aimed at guiding the US space agenda.
Sep 26, 2017
Venezuela rebukes United States at UNGA: Hostility between the two countries has a long historyThe antagonism between the US and Venezuela has a long history to it.