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Wed, 20 Jun 2018 09:05:00 GMT
Ortega's paramilitary groups on shooting spree against protestors; Church dialogue backed talks collapse
Three people were shot dead in the city of Masaya as security forces and para military groups tried to regain control of the area, a human rights group reported on Tuesday, the two-month anniversary of political unrest that has...

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 08:54:00 GMT
Ecuadorean ex president included in kidnapping investigation
Ecuador's highest court has ordered former President Rafael Correa included in an investigation into a 2012 botched kidnapping of an opposition lawmaker. The judge in charge of the case gave Correa a month to clear his name.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 08:50:00 GMT
Cuba actively promotes foreign investment to prop the economy
The Cuban government opened on Monday the 3rd Edition of International Convention and Exhibition of Cuban Industry (CubaIndustria 2018), seeking to attract foreign investors to revitalize the country's economy.

Wed, 20 Jun 2018 07:25:00 GMT
United States abandons UN Human Rights Council, “an organization not worthy of its name”
The United States is leaving the United Nations’ Human Rights Council, US envoy to the UN Nikki Haley announced on Tuesday, calling it “an organization that is not worthy of its name”, and marking the latest withdrawal by...

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 11:14:00 GMT
Uruguay chair of Mercosur, targets accord with China, exhausted of negotiations with the EU
Uruguay will be handed the rotating chair of Mercosur this Monday in a brief summit ceremony to take place in Paraguay. Attending will be Brazil's Michel Temer, Uruguay's Tabare Vázquez, the host Paraguay Horacio Cartes and in...

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