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Pope Francis Calls for 'Change of Structures' in Latin America - Breitbart - Breitbart News

Pope Francis Calls for 'Change of Structures' in Latin America - Breitbart - Breitbart News | Latin American Politics | Scoop.it
Pope Francis urged members of popular movements in Latin American not to succumb to pessimism or wait for politicians to solve problems.
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Pope Francis Faces a Latin America Where Many Catholics Worship to a Different Beat

Pope Francis Faces a Latin America Where Many Catholics Worship to a Different Beat | Latin American Politics | Scoop.it
Trying to breathe life into the church, Pope Francis has embraced the charismatic movement, whose Masses feature rock music, arms held skyward and faith healing testimonials.
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Venezuela’s Maduro: Victory in Greece is also Triumph for Latin America | venezuelanalysis.com

Venezuela’s Maduro: Victory in Greece is also Triumph for Latin America | venezuelanalysis.com | Latin American Politics | Scoop.it
RT @venanalysis: Venezuela’s Maduro: Victory in Greece is also Triumph for Latin America http://t.co/j45M1OzEEP #venezuela
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Bolivia targets 'unfit' officers

Bolivia targets 'unfit' officers | Latin American Politics | Scoop.it
Bolivia's security forces are registering their overweight members after President Evo Morales complained too many were unfit.
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Brazil police demand more protection

Brazil police demand more protection | Latin American Politics | Scoop.it
Hundreds of Brazilian police officers and their relatives protest in Rio de Janeiro to demand tougher legislation for crimes against the police.
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Latin American nations fuming over NSA spying allegations - Reuters India

Latin American nations fuming over NSA spying allegations - Reuters India | Latin American Politics | Scoop.it
Latin American nations fuming over NSA spying allegations
Reuters India
"A shiver ran down my back when I learned that they are spying on all of us," Argentine President Cristina Fernandez said in a speech on Tuesday.
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US escalates threats against governments considering asylum for ...

US escalates threats against governments considering asylum for ... | Latin American Politics | Scoop.it
Regarding the downing of Morales's plane, more information has emerged making clear that the US was behind the action. Latin American media have reported that a US diplomat spread rumors that Snowden was on board ...
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Pinochet dictatorial legacy lingers in Chile's presidential race

Pinochet dictatorial legacy lingers in Chile's presidential race | Latin American Politics | Scoop.it
The contest between Bachelet and a Pinochet era aide is more than a faceoff between capitalism and socialism. (Pinochet dictatorial legacy lingers in Chile's presidential race: Of the 3 million votes cast in yesterday's p...
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Abortion ban putting women's lives at risk in Latin America - ABC Online

Abortion ban putting women's lives at risk in Latin America - ABC Online | Latin American Politics | Scoop.it
Abortion ban putting women's lives at risk in Latin America
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El Salvador is one of five countries in Latin America where abortion is illegal under all circumstances.
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Latin American Herald Tribune - Argentine Foreign Minister Calls on ...

UNITED NATIONS – Argentine Foreign Minister Hector Timerman once again asked the British government to sit down and negotiate “right now” and “without demands” to find a peaceful solution to the longstanding bilateral conflict over the ...
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China, Latin America to boost agricultural cooperation - Xinhua

China, Latin America to boost agricultural cooperation - Xinhua | Latin American Politics | Scoop.it
China, Latin America to boost agricultural cooperation Xinhua BEIJING, June 9 (Xinhua) -- China, Latin American and Caribbean countries will look to eliminate trade barriers as they look to boost agricultural cooperation, a joint statement said...
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Ministers woo Latin American students - University World News

Ministers woo Latin American students - University World News | Latin American Politics | Scoop.it
Ministers woo Latin American students
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Two British ministers are mounting a charm offensive in Latin America to try to attract potential students to universities in the United Kingdom.
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Social Media Takes Down a Government Economist

Social Media Takes Down a Government Economist | Latin American Politics | Scoop.it
Social Media Takes Down a Government Economist. Zero Hedge has the blow-by-blow: Two days ago we first posted a Youtube clip in which a Greek reporter asked Argentina's Economy Minister Hernan Lorenzino a simple ...
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Mexican drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman escapes jail - BBC News

Mexican drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman escapes jail - BBC News | Latin American Politics | Scoop.it
Top Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has escaped from prison for a second time, Mexican officials say.
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After Greece and China, the next domino to fall: Latin America

After Greece and China, the next domino to fall: Latin America | Latin American Politics | Scoop.it
Latin America's economy is weak again. After Greece and China, it could be the global economy's next big problem.
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Venezuela Plane Takedowns Highlight Latin America's Aerial Drug War - International Business Times

Venezuela Plane Takedowns Highlight Latin America's Aerial Drug War - International Business Times | Latin American Politics | Scoop.it
The practice of shooting down planes suspected of smuggling drugs is spreading through Latin America.
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Uruguayans 'show warmth' for Guantanamo six

Uruguayans 'show warmth' for Guantanamo six | Latin American Politics | Scoop.it
Six Guantanamo prisoners given sanctuary by Uruguay are greeted with affection by people on the streets, lawyers and media say.
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Central banker interview: Chile to see mild economic recovery, continue monetary stimulus - Nikkei Asian Review

Central banker interview: Chile to see mild economic recovery, continue monetary stimulus - Nikkei Asian Review | Latin American Politics | Scoop.it
SANTIAGO -- Chile's central bank governor said he expects the economy to stage a moderate recovery through next year and that the bank will maintain a
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Latin America's Double Standard on Spying | Avenida América

Latin America's Double Standard on Spying | Avenida América | Latin American Politics | Scoop.it
While Americans let off a 300-million strong sigh over last month's revelation that the US government has a massive communications monitoring program, and Europeans feign indignation, Latin Americans are launching ...
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Argentina’s government unveils new payment method that can be changed for dollars

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Argentina’s government is unveiling a new payment method that can be exchanged for dollars at a time when greenbacks are running short.
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Hunger Persists in Latin America's Bread Basket — Global Issues

Hunger Persists in Latin America's Bread Basket — Global Issues | Latin American Politics | Scoop.it
ROME, Jun 18 (IPS) - Judging by the accolades and diplomas handed out to 11 Latin American and Caribbean countries by FAO, it would be easy to conclude that the region has taken a giant leap towards eradicating hunger.
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Latin America Provides Export Potential - Northwest Arkansas News

Latin America Provides Export Potential - Northwest Arkansas News | Latin American Politics | Scoop.it
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Latin America Provides Export Potential
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Credit: Jose Lopez Don Callan of Perioseal Inc.
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Brazil leader breaks silence about protests - Boston.com

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Latin America Can Handle Fed's Post-Stimulus Effects, IMF Says - Bloomberg

Latin America Can Handle Fed's Post-Stimulus Effects, IMF Says - Bloomberg | Latin American Politics | Scoop.it
Latin America Can Handle Fed's Post-Stimulus Effects, IMF Says Bloomberg Latin American economies are “well positioned” to withstand capital outflows as speculation increases that the Federal Reserve will roll back its stimulus, said the...
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Cancer rates in Latin America skyrocketing, experts say - Toronto Sun

Cancer rates in Latin America skyrocketing, experts say - Toronto Sun | Latin American Politics | Scoop.it
The News International
Cancer rates in Latin America skyrocketing, experts say
Toronto Sun
But the death rate is much higher, the research team says.
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