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Brazil polls open in municipal runoff elections | Latin America

The elections include races for mayor of Brazil’s two largest cities and come as the coronavirus continues to rage.Brazilians in 57 municipalities are heading...

Brazilians to vote in municipal runoff as COVID-19 rages | Latin America

Runoff races for Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil’s two most-populous cities, will be among those held on Sunday.Brazilians are preparing to head...

‘We are fed up’: Guatemalans continue anti-government protests | Latin America

Guatemala City, Guatemala – Guatemalans have returned to protest across the country for the second Saturday in a row, as discontent with President Alejandro...

Cuba: Rights groups demand release of jailed artists, activists | Latin America

Artistic freedom and human rights groups have raised concerns about curbs to civil liberties in Cuba and the detention of Cuban rapper Denis Solis...

Honduras ex-President Zelaya stopped at airport with bag of money | Latin America

Manuel Zelaya says he had been ‘unjustly’ detained at Toncontin International Airport and denies he owned the $18,000 in cash.Former Honduran President Manuel Zelaya...

‘The greatest’: Thousands of Argentinians say goodbye to Maradona | Latin America

Buenos Aires, Argentina — As Luciano Perez walked with his son Dante towards Argentina’s presidential palace, where Diego Maradona’s coffin was on display, he...

‘The fight continues’: Colombia protests persist despite pandemic | Latin America

Bogota, Colombia – Hundreds of people gathered at a street corner in downtown Bogota on Monday to commemorate the anniversary of Dilan Cruz’s death....

IACHR slams ‘excessive force’ in Guatemala protests | Latin America

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) has condemned what it called an “excessive use of force” by police in Guatemala against demonstrators opposed...

In Pictures: Protesters clash with police in Guatemala | Latin America

Thousands of people have staged the biggest protest yet against Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei, with some setting fire to Congress, fuelled by anger over...

Guatemala protesters torch Congress as simmering anger boils over | Latin America

Guatemala City, Guatemala – Protesters set part of the Congress of the Republic of Guatemala building on fire Saturday, after a controversial budget bill...

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