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New York Times lies, declares Cuba will remain communist - But what did Castro really say?

New York Times lies, declares Cuba will remain communist - But what did Castro really say? Watch

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Most Americans are pleased with the decision of the Obama administration to normalize relations with Cuba. The move means that both countries will ...

The great thaw: President Obama aims to destroy the last bastion of Cold War politics, easing relations between the U.S. and Cuba

The great thaw: President Obama aims to destroy the last bastion of Cold War politics, easing relations between the U.S. and Cuba Watch

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By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

On the heels of the White House announcement that they will be normalizing relations with Cuba-with whom the United States has had a cold ...

'Chop-up houses' fill night air with cries of the slaughtered along Colombian riverbanks

'Chop-up houses' fill night air with cries of the slaughtered along Colombian riverbanks Watch

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By Anastasia Moloney, Thomson Reuters Foundation

At night along the riverbanks of the Colombian port city of Buenaventura, residents say they can hear people scream and plea for mercy as they ...

Our Lady of Guadalupe: The Woman Who Casts a Shadow

Our Lady of Guadalupe: The Woman Who Casts a Shadow Watch

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By Deal W. Hudson

Having never been to a major Marian shrine, I didn't quite know what to expect. Some years ago, in the summer of 2004, I made a pilgrimage to the ...

Crazed Greenpeace activists destroy ancient Nazca lines - Peru outraged over Greenpeace publicity stunt

Crazed Greenpeace activists destroy ancient Nazca lines - Peru outraged over Greenpeace publicity stunt Watch

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By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Peru has announced that they are going to file a lawsuit against Greenpeace, whose activists damaged a national monument during a publicity stunt.

Read the scathing words president of Uruguay has for Obama as six prisoners from Guantanamo Bay are sent to Uruguay

Read the scathing words president of Uruguay has for Obama as six prisoners from Guantanamo Bay are sent to Uruguay Watch

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As part of the Obama White House's plan to finally shutter the holding tank for terrorist suspects, six suspected Al Qaeda militants are will ...

Mexican church survives EIGHT YEARS of volcanic eruptions while surrounding town destroyed

Mexican church survives EIGHT YEARS of volcanic eruptions while surrounding town destroyed Watch

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In the small Mexican village of San Juan Parangaricutiro is completely buried under lava -- save for its church. The volcano in question, ...

'I am ready to die, 'Honduran priest says of his human rights' work

'I am ready to die, 'Honduran priest says of his human rights' work Watch

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Keenly aware of the fate of his predecessor, radio marketing director Carlos Mejia Orellana stabbing death, Father Ismael Moreno says his human ...

43 Mexican students BURNED ALIVE over fears they would interrupt speech

43 Mexican students BURNED ALIVE over fears they would interrupt speech Watch

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In dry, unemotional voices, three cartel hit men reenacted the horrific massacre of 43 Mexican students for investigators. Using twigs and ...

Illegal abortions fifth leading cause of maternal deaths in Brazil

Illegal abortions fifth leading cause of maternal deaths in Brazil Watch

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By Adriana Brasileiro, Thomson Reuters Foundation

On Aug. 26, Jandira Magdalena dos Santos Cruz, 27, got into a white car at a bus station in the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro. She was supposed to ...

If you think ISIS is bad, just look at what's going on in Mexico

If you think ISIS is bad, just look at what's going on in Mexico Watch

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While the world-and especially the United States-remains fixated on the brutal actions and conquests of the Islamic State, few are looking closer ...

Worst drought in years: São Paulo may run out of water by next month

Worst drought in years: São Paulo may run out of water by next month Watch

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By Adriana Brasileiro, Thomson Reuters Foundation

South America's biggest and wealthiest city may run out of water by mid-November if it doesn't rain soon.

In narrow election, Brazil reelects leftists president

In narrow election, Brazil reelects leftists president Watch

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Dilma Rousseff, Brazil's leftist president, was re-elected on October 26, after one of Brazil's closest election races since it become a ...

Ottawa terrorist attack: Lone gunman planned to fight overseas for Islamic State

Ottawa terrorist attack: Lone gunman planned to fight overseas for Islamic State Watch

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Details are beginning to emerge in a terrorist attack in the Canadian capital of Ottawa. Corporal Nathan Cirillo was "murdered in cold blood" as ...

BREAKING: Shots fired in Canadian capital, soldier killed by gunman at war memorial

BREAKING: Shots fired in Canadian capital, soldier killed by gunman at war memorial Watch

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By Robert Mullen (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

There have been multiple gunmen and gunshots in Canada's capital of Ottawa, and at least one Canadian service man was shot in what may be-but is ...

Bermuda buttons down for Hurricane Gonzalo

Bermuda buttons down for Hurricane Gonzalo Watch

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Bermuda is set to be hit by a strong storm on October 17, Hurricane Gonzalo, one of the most powerful on record to hit the island.

Sex trafficking ring that used teenaged girls, boys busted in Colombia

Sex trafficking ring that used teenaged girls, boys busted in Colombia Watch

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After a lengthy investigation, a joint operation between the United States and Colombia successfully led to 11 arrests across the South American ...

Dreaded Juarez drug cartel leader arrested without a shot being fired

Dreaded Juarez drug cartel leader arrested without a shot being fired Watch

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Feared and respected, Juarez drug cartel boss Vicente Carrillo Fuentes aided Ciudad Juarez' reputation as one of the most dangerous regions on ...

Man finds kidnapped daughter, missing for 12 years!

Man finds kidnapped daughter, missing for 12 years! Watch

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Sabrina Allen, the girl was kidnapped by her mother 12 years ago and taken into Mexico from Texas, is set to be reunited with her father who last ...

As Ecuador plans to drill in the Amazon, natives know their time is up

As Ecuador plans to drill in the Amazon, natives know their time is up Watch

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Ecuador's Yasuni National Park is considered one of the world's most bio-diverse regions. This unique place is inhabited by more than 20 ...

33 million crimes per year! Despite crackdown on crime, Mexicans still doubt ability of law enforcement

33 million crimes per year! Despite crackdown on crime, Mexicans still doubt ability of law enforcement Watch

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A new survey from the national statistics institute (INEGI) revealed that despite claims from the Mexican government that their country is ...

Eight Mexican soldiers held in shooting deaths of 22 drug gang members

Eight Mexican soldiers held in shooting deaths of 22 drug gang members Watch

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An army officer and seven soldiers have been detained in connection with the deaths of 22 gang members in the town of Tlatlaya, in rural ...

Paraguayan bishop accused of protecting sexually abusive priest removed by Pope Francis

Paraguayan bishop accused of protecting sexually abusive priest removed by Pope Francis Watch

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Pope Francis dismissed a Paraguayan bishop accused of protecting a priest suspected of sexually abusing young people this week. Bishop Rogelio ...

Was it really a meteorite? NASA scientists remain skeptical about Nicaraguan crater

Was it really a meteorite? NASA scientists remain skeptical about Nicaraguan crater Watch

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A meteorite crashed in Managua, Nicaragua, late on the evening of September 6, causing a loud explosion and leaving a crater 39 feet across, ...

These 14th century artifacts are headed back to their proper home

These 14th century artifacts are headed back to their proper home Watch

Americas

Spain has returned 691 indigenous artifacts to Colombia, which were seized during a police operation 11 years ago

Is the Islamic State - In Mexico? Officials deny 'car bombing' rumors

Is the Islamic State - In Mexico? Officials deny 'car bombing' rumors Watch

Americas

While it's nightmarishly plausible - and there have been warnings from the international community to the United States as such, the Department ...

Deadly silence: 92,000 Columbians remain missing

Deadly silence: 92,000 Columbians remain missing Watch

Americas

By Anastasia Moloney, Thomson Reuters Foundation

More than 92,000 Colombians have disappeared during 50 years of war and at the hands of drug gangs, and the government needs to step up efforts ...

GOING DIGITAL: Ecuador plans digital currency

GOING DIGITAL: Ecuador plans digital currency Watch

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In a bold move into the 21st Century, the South American nation of Ecuador is now planning digital currency. Some believe this will eventually ...