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Mexico Society and Culture last week: Ballet Folklórico de México celebrates anniversary | Pulsamerica: Impartial, Direct, Independent | The Impartial Latin American News Link

Mexico Society and Culture last week: Ballet Folklórico de México celebrates anniversary | Pulsamerica: Impartial, Direct, Independent | The Impartial Latin American News Link | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
Ballet Folklórico de México celebrates 60 year anniversary; ancient murals discovered in El Tajín; animal rights activists defend stray dogs in Mexico City
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In Chile, a cemetery that unites the living and the dead | PRI.ORG

In Chile, a cemetery that unites the living and the dead | PRI.ORG | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
The general cemetery in Santiago, Chile, is a place where families come together. In life, and in death, sports teams, families and all manner of people choose to live the after-life together.
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The sweetest Colombia’s beauty contest

The sweetest Colombia’s beauty contest | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
Bogotá, Colombia (NTN24) – The national beauty contest of the jaggery or “El Reinado de la Panela” is one of the most important and traditional event of Colombia where the contenders just need to express their natural beauty.
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Vigilante groups spring up in Mexico in fight against cartels

Vigilante groups spring up in Mexico in fight against cartels | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
The young man at the roadside checkpoint wept softly behind the red bandanna that masked his face.
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Mexico eyes U.S. gun policies, hopes for shift

Mexico eyes U.S. gun policies, hopes for shift | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
Mexicans are watching closely as U.S. President Barack Obama prepares to announce his administration's proposals to stem gun violence.
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Mexico police officers arrested

Mexico police officers arrested | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
Soldiers in the Mexican state of Durango raid two police stations and arrest all officers there on suspicion of working for organised crime gangs.
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Uruguay Bans Football After Derby Violence - IBTimes.co.uk

Uruguay Bans Football After Derby Violence - IBTimes.co.uk | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
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A goalkeeper for a top club team punched a police officer and a young man was blasted with a gun in scenes which have triggered a nationwide ban on football in Uruguay.
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Peru's Contemporary Art Museum opens on January 23rd - Andina - Agencia Peruana de Noticias

Peru's Contemporary Art Museum opens on January 23rd - Andina - Agencia Peruana de Noticias | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
Peru's Contemporary Art Museum opens on January 23rd Andina - Agencia Peruana de Noticias Alvaro Roca Rey, LiMAC Director, stated the new architectural infrastructure is just “the tip of the iceberg” of what this space will contribute for Peru's...
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Canadian Consortium to Build Ecuador 50MW Solar Plant - Solar Novus Today (blog)

Canadian Consortium to Build Ecuador 50MW Solar Plant - Solar Novus Today (blog) | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
Canadian Consortium to Build Ecuador 50MW Solar Plant Solar Novus Today (blog) A Canadian consortium of renewable energy developers including Solexica Energy Corporation, JCM Capital and Radical Energy has signed a 20-year concession agreement with...
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Cuba, Haiti Sign Collaboration Agreements - Bernama

Cuba, Haiti Sign Collaboration Agreements - Bernama | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
Cuba NewsCuba, Haiti Sign Collaboration AgreementsBernamaHAVANA, Nov 29 (BERNAMA-NNN-XINHUA) -- Cuba and Haiti signed eight collaboration agreements Wednesday on health, education, agriculture, food and iron and steel industries.
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Ecuador: EIB loan for Quito's first metro line - The FINANCIAL

Ecuador: EIB loan for Quito's first metro line - The FINANCIAL | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
Ecuador: EIB loan for Quito's first metro lineThe FINANCIALEIB Vice-President Magdalena Álvarez Arza and the Undersecretary for Public Finances at the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Ecuador, William Vásconez, signed the loan agreement in...
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Uruguay: The fall in potato hectares is worrying - FreshPlaza

Uruguay: The fall in potato hectares is worryingFreshPlazaThe potato cultivation area in Uruguay has been shrinking each year by 3% to 5% and this trend will continue, at least in the upcoming harvest, said producer and agronomist Daniel...
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Chavez's return to Cuba for treatment rattles Venezuela - Reuters

Chavez's return to Cuba for treatment rattles Venezuela - Reuters | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
ABC NewsChavez's return to Cuba for treatment rattles VenezuelaReutersCARACAS/HAVANA (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez flew into Cuba on Wednesday for cancer-linked medical treatment that revived questions about the viability of his socialist...
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Mexican Politics and Economy: New Law Compensates Victims of drug violence | Pulsamerica: Impartial, Direct, Independent | The Impartial Latin American News Link

Mexican Politics and Economy: New Law Compensates Victims of drug violence | Pulsamerica: Impartial, Direct, Independent | The Impartial Latin American News Link | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
New law in Mexico compensates victims of drug violence and other crimes; an extra 1.3 million people are living in extreme poverty; Wal-Mart seriously
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Conserving La Cocha lagoon

Conserving La Cocha lagoon | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
PASTO (NTN24) - About 25 km east of Pasto is Laguna La Cocha, the largest lake in South Colombia and near the north end of the lake is the Santuario de Fauna y Flora Isla de la Corota nature reserve.
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After a century without the disease, Cuba fights to contain cholera

After a century without the disease, Cuba fights to contain cholera | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
Camilo, my 7-year old grandson in Cuba, has never been shy about asking for presents – especially when he knows I’m heading to Havana from that big shopping mall 90 miles away.
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Cubans eager to take advantage of looser travel rules

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Cuba has loosened travel restrictions for its citizens, and the new rules -- such as abolishing exit permits -- take effect Monday.
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Guatemalans shocked by girls' violent deaths

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The killing of two girls in Guatemala has thrust the issue of violence against women into the spotlight in a country where such acts rarely are punished.
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Venezuelan VP: Hugo Chavez is 'gainint strength'

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"President Chavez had an operation for an undisclosed form of cancer in Cuba on 11 December and has not been heard or seen in public since."

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Latin America takes action to decriminalize abortion - VOXXI

Latin America takes action to decriminalize abortion - VOXXI | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
Latin America takes action to decriminalize abortion VOXXI For decades, advocates in Latin America have come together to demand that governments decriminalize abortion, provide access to safe and legal abortion services, and bring an end to the...
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Uruguay opens historic diplomatic archives to Malvinas war veterans - MercoPress

Uruguay opens historic diplomatic archives to Malvinas war veterans - MercoPress | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
MercoPress Uruguay opens historic diplomatic archives to Malvinas war veterans MercoPress Uruguay will open on Monday 21 January its diplomacy archives to that Malvinas war veterans can consult classified information referred to the South Atlantic...
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Mexico welcomes new President Enrique Pena Nieto

Incoming Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto laid the groundwork for his political career as governor of the state of Mexico.
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Bolivia's child workers unite to end exploitation

Bolivia's child workers unite to end exploitation | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
Shining shoes, mining and herding animals among the many jobs done by an estimated 750,000 children between five and 17...
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Gay Marriage Bill Clears First Hurdle In Uruguay - On Top Magazine

Gay Marriage Bill Clears First Hurdle In Uruguay - On Top Magazine | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
On Top MagazineGay Marriage Bill Clears First Hurdle In UruguayOn Top MagazineA bill which would legalize gay marriage in Uruguay cleared its first hurdle on Wednesday.
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Planned highway in Bolivia still causing problems | Globalization | DW.DE ... - Deutsche Welle

Planned highway in Bolivia still causing problems | Globalization | DW.DE ... - Deutsche Welle | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
Deutsche WellePlanned highway in Bolivia still causing problems | Globalization | DW.DE ...Deutsche WelleLatin America. Planned highway in Bolivia still causing problems.
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