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Sandy kills 11 in Cuba, then batters Bahamas - CNN.com

Sandy kills 11 in Cuba, then batters Bahamas - CNN.com | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
As Hurricane Sandy approached the Bahamas after pummeling eastern Cuba, residents were not too concerned but were making preparations.
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Chile free vote sees low turnout

Chile free vote sees low turnout | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
Chile holds local elections seen as an early indicator for the 2013 presidential race but abstention is 60% with voting no longer compulsory.
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Uruguay: Schools Slowly Say Goodbye To Junk Food - Eurasia Review

Uruguay: Schools Slowly Say Goodbye To Junk Food - Eurasia Review | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
Uruguay: Schools Slowly Say Goodbye To Junk FoodEurasia ReviewBy Inés Acosta. Uruguayan schoolchildren are learning that cookies, candy, potato chips and soft drinks are bad for their health.
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Cuba still limiting freedom of speech

Being able to connect with strangers through writing is a unique gift not many people are granted. Unfortunately, there are some individuals, like Cuban blogger Yoani Sánchez, who are constantly ostracized for expressing themselves.
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Costa Rica files complaint against Nicaragua at the UN - Inside Costa Rica

Inside Costa RicaCosta Rica files complaint against Nicaragua at the UNInside Costa RicaOctober 2nd, 2012 – Costa Rica filed a complaint against Nicaragua yesterday before the United Nations, stating that the country has not followed through with...
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Peru named best destination for foodies - Independent Online

Peru named best destination for foodies - Independent Online | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
Independent OnlinePeru named best destination for foodiesIndependent OnlineMaria del Carmen de Reparaz, director of tourism promotion for Peru, said: “We're delighted and honoured to have been recognised with such an accolade.
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UN News - UN experts voice shock at killing of prominent rights defender in Honduras

UN News - UN experts voice shock at killing of prominent rights defender in Honduras | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
Three independent United Nations experts have expressed their dismay at the killing in Honduras of prominent human rights lawyer Antonio Trejo Cabrera, who was very active in the media denouncing alleged abuses by landowners and politicians.
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Cuba: Cholera's back | The Impartial Latin American News Link

Cuba: Cholera's back | The Impartial Latin American News Link | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
New cases of cholera reported in the interior of the island; nomination period closes for representation at the National Assembly of People's Power.
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Mexico: Marines Detain Drug Lord ‘El Talibán’ | The Impartial Latin American News Link

Mexico: Marines Detain Drug Lord ‘El Talibán’ | The Impartial Latin American News Link | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
Marines Detain ‘El Talibán’; Labour Reform put forward; the President Promotes Tourism Marines Detain ‘El Talibán’ On Wednesday, Mexican Marines...
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Peru steps up security for South America-Arab Summit | NTN24 NEWS

Peru steps up security for South America-Arab Summit | NTN24 NEWS | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
Security was tight in the Peruvian capital of Lima on Sunday (September 30) as the country prepares to welcome foreign delegates for the third summit between South American and Arab nations.
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San Jose, Costa Rica installs its first street signs

San Jose, Costa Rica installs its first street signs | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
San Jose, Costa Rica, unveiled plans on Thursday to install its first street signs, so residents will not have to cite local landmarks like fast-food chains or gas stations when giving directions.
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Bolivia miners end metals dispute

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Rival miners' groups in Bolivia sign a deal with the government to end a dispute over control of rich tin and zinc deposits.
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Costa Rican lawmakers weigh ban on hunting for sport - Tico Times

Costa Rican lawmakers weigh ban on hunting for sport - Tico Times | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
Costa Rican lawmakers weigh ban on hunting for sportTico TimesCosta Rican legislators are taking aim at sports hunting in the country with a new Wildlife Act.
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Bolivia weighs regulating social media - CNN.com

Bolivia weighs regulating social media - CNN.com | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
A top Bolivian official has a stern warning for those who criticize President Evo Morales on social networks: He's watching what they say, and taking names.
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Costa Rica tightens ban on shark fins - AFP

Costa Rica tightens ban on shark fins - AFP | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
AFPCosta Rica tightens ban on shark finsAFPSAN JOSE — Costa Rica has banned the import of shark fins, closing a legal loophole and targeting a link in a global production chain stretching to Asian markets, where shark fin soup is seen as a delicacy.
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VIDEO: Strikes increase in Argentina

VIDEO:  Strikes increase in Argentina | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
world news - Argentina’s double-digit inflation has brought thousands onto the streets to call for an increase in wages for government workers.
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Peru's first large scale wind farms rising in 2013 - Power Engineering

Peru's first large scale wind farms rising in 2013 - Power Engineering | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
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40 families remain without water almost one month after quake

  NICOYA, COSTA RICA  – October 1st, 2012 - Nearly a month has passed since the 7.6 magnitude earthquake that rocked Costa Rica, and despite the fact that the human losses and overall damage were few, many families are still suffering the...
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Uruguay's Drugs Policy: Regulating Market For Pot - NPR

Uruguay's Drugs Policy: Regulating Market For Pot - NPR | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
NPRUruguay's Drugs Policy: Regulating Market For PotNPRIncreasing drug use and narcotrafficking has made some Latin American countries among the most violent places on Earth.
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Uruguay: Legal abortion approved by Chamber of Deputies | The Impartial Latin American News Link

Uruguay: Legal abortion approved by Chamber of Deputies | The Impartial Latin American News Link | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
Chamber of Deputies approves legal abortion; Success for the annual demonstration in favour of sexual diversity; Bomb deactivated in Uruguayan embassy in...
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Venezuela: Polls show Chávez leading as Capriles closes in | The Impartial Latin American News Link

Venezuela: Polls show Chávez leading as Capriles closes in | The Impartial Latin American News Link | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
Polls show Chávez in the lead as Capriles closes in, three opposition activists killed at a rally in Barinas, and Government launches second...
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Ecuador, Britain fail to reach deal on Assange | NTN24 NEWS

Ecuador, Britain fail to reach deal on Assange | NTN24 NEWS | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
Britain and Ecuador failed to reach agreement on the fate of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange Thursday at a meeting of their foreign ministers here, officials said.
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Mexico sends troops to Mexico City suburb

Mexico sends troops to Mexico City suburb | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
Mexico has sent soldiers to patrol a suburb of Mexico City for the first time to combat a rise in drug-related violence that is beginning to encroach on the capital.
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Ecuador rescues 2 kidnapped tourists - CNN.com

Security forces rescued two tourists Saturday, just one day after they were kidnapped in a remote region of northeast Ecuador, the Interior Ministry said.
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Chavez rival in big Caracas rally

Chavez rival in big Caracas rally | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
With a week to go to Venezuela's election, a huge crowd turns out in Caracas for opposition candidate Henrique Capriles, as President Hugo Chavez addresses thousands in Zulia state.
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