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Latin America

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Latest stories about Latin America

19 April 2014

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Chile Struck By Disasters in April 2014

Earthquakes and fires have ravaged Chile during the month of April 2014. Both private and public sources have rushed to aid the numerous victims.

18 April 2014

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Putting the Brakes on Independent Films in Cuba

The Ministry of the Interior (MININT) has been recently in charge of reviewing the scripts of the film projects produced in the island.

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Everyone's “Gabo”

The death of Gabriel García Márquez shocked the United States. The media and Twitter captured the aftermath.

16 April 2014

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Venezuela: Dialogues on the Dialogue

The Venezuelan crisis finally saw an attempt at a dialogue between the government and the opposition, in conversations televised that kept most Venezuelans glued to their screens.

15 April 2014

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Chile: Forest Fire Causes Death and Destruction in Valparaíso

On Saturday, April 12, 2014, a raging forest fire began in Valparaíso, causing 12 dead people and provoking the evacuation of thousands of residents in the area.

14 April 2014

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Kuntur: A New Birdwatching App Launched in Colombia

Kuntur, a new android app, promises to make birdwatching easier for both experienced and amateur birders in Colombia.

12 April 2014

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Graphic Novel “Los Once” Remembers History Through Fiction

Los Once is a graphic novel that recreates the seizing of Colombia's Palace of Justice from the point of view of the families affected by the violence.

11 April 2014

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A Look at the Mexico City Metro

What do Mexico City residents say about their main mode of public transportation?

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Documentary Unearths the Story of Eminent Puerto Rican Ramón Emeterio Betances

Despite being considered one of “the fathers of the homeland,” Puerto Rican official history barely mentions him, and many people on the island perhaps only know his name.

10 April 2014

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Ecuador: Civil Society Takes On Private Copying Levy

In Ecuador, the debate over private copying levies continues, and the prospect of an additional tax on data storage devices for music and videos is on the table.

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