Stories tagged: "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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Annual Virgin de Guadalupe Pilgrimage Canceled Due to COVID

Every year, millions attend the pilgrimage to Mexico to honor the Virgin of Guadalupe. This year, because of COVID-19, that won't be possible.

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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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‘¡Felicidades, Chile!’: Latino Representatives Congratulate Chileans on Historic Vote

"I hope this democratic process is an opportunity for Chileans to write a more fair and just future," Rep. Joaquín Castro said.

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Virus Could Drag 14 Million into Hunger in Latin America

Signs of mounting hunger are already being felt around the region, where desperate citizens are violating quarantines to go out in search of money and food.

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Mexico City COVID Death Count Could Be Much Higher

A database diffused by an anti-corruption group reveals death certificates suggest there are more than three times the official death toll related to COVID-19, in the city.