Latin America


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Argentine Soccer Legend Diego Maradona Dies at 60

The soccer legend died two weeks after being released from a Buenos Aires hospital following brain surgery.

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‘¡Sí Se Puede!’: Latinos Cheer Appointment of César Chávez’s Granddaughter to Biden Cabinet

"For me, the driving force was that I wanted to be of service to others. It was a value I saw lived out in my family."

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Peru’s Interim President Forced to Resign After Police Kill Two Protesters

“Two young people were absurdly, stupidly, unjustly sacrificed by the police,” Peruvian writer and Nobel laureate Mario Vargas Llosa said in a recorded video shared on Twitter.

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Hurricane Iota Barrels Toward Central America, Two Weeks After Eta

Hurricane Iota would probably come ashore over areas where Eta’s torrential rains saturated the soil, leaving it prone to new landslides and floods.

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UN Applauds Mexico Decision to Stop Holding Migrant Children in Detention

“This announcement provides fresh hope that Mexico is willing to do the work necessary to ensure that the rights of migrants, asylum seekers, and refugees are protected,” a refugee advocate said.

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Here’s What You Can Do to Help Central Americans Devastated by Hurricane Eta

These five organizations are raising funds to help people in Central America affected by the hurricane.

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Latino Lawmakers Rip Mexico’s President for Refusing to Say Biden is the President-Elect

"I can't congratulate one candidate or the other. I want to wait until the electoral process is over," Mexico President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said.