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Bolsonaro or Lula? As Brazil prepares to vote, here’s what to know
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Bolsonaro or Lula? As Brazil prepares to vote, here’s what to know

CNN  — As election day approaches in Brazil, the two leading presidential candidates – former president Luiz Inacio Lula da…
Invasions and illegal exploitation of indigenous lands in Brazil tripled under Bolsonaro, says advocacy group
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Invasions and illegal exploitation of indigenous lands in Brazil tripled under Bolsonaro, says advocacy group

(CNN) – Invasions and illegal extraction of natural resources in Brazil’s protected indigenous lands have tripled since President Jair Bolsonaro…
At least 14 police injured as supporters of Argentina’s vice president protest
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At least 14 police injured as supporters of Argentina’s vice president protest

(CNN) – Police fired tear gas in the Argentine capital Saturday, as they clashed with supporters of vice president Cristina…
Venezuela lashes out at Bolton’s coup claim
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Venezuela lashes out at Bolton’s coup claim

Bogota (CNN) – A former Trump administration official’s claim that he orchestrated government overthrows abroad is making waves in Venezuela.…
Peru’s Machu Picchu threatened by wildfire
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Peru’s Machu Picchu threatened by wildfire

Peruvian firefighters were fighting to contain a forest fire near the Incan ruins of Machu Picchu on Thursday, as the…
Brazilian court orders Bolsonaro to compensate journalist for sexist remarks
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Brazilian court orders Bolsonaro to compensate journalist for sexist remarks

São Paulo (CNN) – A Brazilian court ruled on Wednesday that President Jair Bolsonaro must pay “moral damages” of 35,000…
3 key takeaways from Biden’s Summit of the Americas
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3 key takeaways from Biden’s Summit of the Americas

Los Angeles (CNN) – In an odd twist of scheduling, President Joe Biden was meeting here Thursday with a leader…
Death toll from heavy rain in northeastern Brazil rises to 91
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Death toll from heavy rain in northeastern Brazil rises to 91

São Paulo, Brazil (CNN) = Residents in Brazil’s northeastern state of Pernambuco were bracing for more days of heavy rain…
This narrow corridor of land could mean life or death for jaguars in Belize
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This narrow corridor of land could mean life or death for jaguars in Belize

(CNN) – Jaguar spots are etched in black ink on Reynold Cal’s lower arms. Tattooed on the left is the…
Don’t look up: 2022’s first solar eclipse will appear in the southern hemisphere today
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Don’t look up: 2022’s first solar eclipse will appear in the southern hemisphere today

(CNN) – Today, people in some parts of southern South America, Antarctica, and the Pacific and Southern Oceans will be…
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