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UN urges US to stop forced returns to Haiti after…

Posted by May 17, 2024

Haitians may face ‘life threatening risks’ and further displacement if returned to Haiti, UN refugee agency says.The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) h

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Brazil picked to host 2027 Women’s World Cup at FIFA…

Posted by May 17, 2024

Brazil beat a joint bid by Belgium, Netherlands and Germany to become first South American nation to host the event.Brazil has been declared host of the 2027 Wo

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Colombia hunts for assailants after Bogota prison director shot dead

Posted by May 17, 2024

Elmer Fernandez’s killing comes after an emergency was declared in February to curb a surge in prison violence.The new director of one of Colombia’s biggest

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In Mexico’s election, candidates grapple with the search for the…

Posted by May 14, 2024

Mexico City, Mexico – Mother’s Day on Friday was a sombre occasion for Joanna Alvear of Toluca, Mexico. She began her day with hundreds of other women in th

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Brazilian horse ‘Caramelo’ rescued after being trapped on roof by…

Posted by May 10, 2024

Rescue brings rare good news to southern Brazil, devastated by worst flooding in 80 years that has killed more than 100.The rescue of a horse stranded on a roof

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World experienced hottest April on record, climate monitor says

Posted by May 8, 2024

Sweltering Earth endures 11-month warming streak as global air and sea surface temperatures soar.The world experienced its hottest April on record, continuing a

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Canelo Alvarez retains boxing titles with unanimous victory over Munguia

Posted by May 5, 2024

Mexico’s Alvarez successfully defended his WBC, WBO, IBF and WBA super middleweight titles against compatriot Munguia.Mexico’s undisputed super middleweight

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World Press Freedom Day: Gaza conflict deadliest for journalists

Posted by May 3, 2024

Every year on May 3, UNESCO commemorates World Press Freedom Day. It is being marked today at a particularly perilous time for journalists globally, with Isra

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New Haiti PM tasked with stabilising violence-racked country

Posted by May 1, 2024

Fritz Belizaire put in place as authorities battle gangs for control of the crisis-ridden country.Haiti’s transitional council has nominated Fritz Belizaire a

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Huge crowds protest Colombian president’s planned reforms

Posted by April 22, 2024

Protesters call Gustavo Petro’s policies ‘dire’ as his government attempts to reform healthcare and other sectors.Tens of thousands of Colombians have tak

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