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Sat, 16 Dec 2017 17:19:00 GMT
Hondurans take to the streets to demand proclamation of opposition leader as president
Honduran protesters blocked roads and burned tires to press the authorities to cancel the election victory of incumbent President Juan Orlando Hernandez and to proclaim opposition leader Salvador Nasralla the winner.

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 16:53:00 GMT
Fallout from Odebrecht: Peruvian congress initiates proceedings to impeach president Kuczynski
Lawmakers in Peru initiated proceedings to impeach President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, who refuses to resign after being accused of failing to disclose decade-old payments from a Brazilian company embroiled in Latin America’s bi...

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 16:29:00 GMT
A disenchanted Chile will elect the least unpopular of two candidates on Sunday
Chile faces on Sunday one of the elections with most uncertain result. Longstanding disenchantment with the center left leaning coalition that has ruled Chile since the return of democracy in 1990, and a Latin American natural ...

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 14:53:00 GMT
Brazilian beef exporters expect a record year in 2018: 1.68 million tons
Brazilian beef exporters expect shipments to grow 10% in 2018 after rising an estimated 9% this year despite corruption and food safety scandals that temporarily closed off major markets. Trade group Abiec on Thursday said Braz...

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:38:00 GMT
Falklands' call for “the world's greenest cruise ship”, MS Roald Amundsen
From an environmental perspective, it’s easy to see how cruise ships have long been one of the harshest modes of travel. They’re big, slow, fuel-hungry, and rife with excess. However, forward-thinking cruise line Hurtigrute...

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