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Chileans are increasingly turning to bikes to get to work after weeks of rioting have hobbled Santiago's metro system, destroyed hundreds of stop lights and left broken glass and debris littering its once-orderly streets.
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Hundreds of Venezuelan children are fleeing into Brazil alone and at risk of becoming homeless, abused or recruited by gangs, Human Rights Watch said Thursday.
CNN › 1 hour ago
Three decades ago in Rio de Janeiro, Freddy Mercury made history with a performance of the Queen hit "Love of My Life," at the now-legendary Rock in Rio music festival. The scene of thousands of Queen fans all singing along was an indelible one -- and...
The New York Times › 7 hours ago
Deforestation in the world’s largest rainforest, an important buffer against climate change, has soared under President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil.
The New York Times › 12 hours ago
Authorities in northern Mexico have raised the death toll from weekend gunbattles in the small town of Villa Union to 24.
The New York Times › 15 hours ago
Negotiations between U.S. and Mexican officials aimed at clinching a deal on revisions to the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) trade deal will continue on Thursday, Mexico's top negotiator said on Wednesday.
The New York Times › 15 hours ago
U.S. Attorney General William Barr will meet Thursday with Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, as well as other top officials, Mexico's Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Wednesday.
The New York Times › 19 hours ago
Mexico's government said on Wednesday that progress was being made toward revising a new North American trade pact, and that protections for biologic drugs will be sharply reduced under it, in what would be a setback for U.S. pharmaceutical companies.
The New York Times › 1 day ago
Tens of thousands of teachers and support staff in Canada's most populous province are poised to walk off the job on Wednesday in a one-day strike, part of escalating job action as talks failed to produce a tentative agreement with the government.
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Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Wednesday his government will seek to strengthen cooperation with the United States to control the flow of "arms and dollars" during meetings this week with U.S. Attorney General William Barr.
The New York Times › 1 day ago
Brazil is in danger of losing its vote at the cash-strapped United Nations if it does not pay some of the $400 million it owes, U.N. and Brazilian officials said.
The New York Times › 1 day ago
Protesters against Chile President Sebastian Pinera's government have rallied around a student blinded by police rubber bullets and his family hopes a photo capturing his injuries will increase international pressure on the administration.
The New York Times › 1 day ago
Colombian unions and student groups plan a third national strike on Wednesday amid fraught talks between protest leaders and the government over President Ivan Duque's social and economic policies.
The New York Times › 1 day ago
A sleepy Amazon town has become the flashpoint for the growing hostility between Brazil’s far-right President Jair Bolsonaro and environmental groups following the arrest of volunteer firefighters he has said set blazes in the rainforest.
The New York Times › 1 day ago
Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador prayed for the safety of the country with the relatives of nine U.S. dual citizens slaughtered in northern Mexico last month and assured them “at least four” suspects have been detained, a family...
The New York Times › 1 day ago
The majority of judges on Brazil's electoral court voted late on Tuesday in favour of allowing digital signature collection to register new parties.
The New York Times › 1 day ago
Relatives of nine U.S. dual citizens slaughtered in northern Mexico last month say President Andrés Manuel López Obrador prayed with them for the safety of the country and pledged to visit the region.
CNN › 1 day ago
Eli Boroditsky was driving to his night shift last week on a narrow rural road in Manitoba, Canada, when his car hit what he thought was a dog streaking across the dark road.
The New York Times › 1 day ago
The United States on Tuesday blacklisted the former Guatemalan infrastructure minister for his alleged involvement in "significant corruption," U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement.
The New York Times › 1 day ago
Guatemala received the first Salvadoran citizen from the United States under a new migration agreement that designates the Central American nation a so-called safe third country for asylum seekers, Guatemalan authorities said on Tuesday.
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