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    Joint Operation in Santo Domingo Detains 385 Illegal Haitians

    Joint Operation in Santo Domingo Detains 385 Illegal Haitians

    The undocumented Haitians were in a housing development in the municipality of Santo Domingo East when they were arrested in a joint operation by police, military and immigration forces. According to Migration, the people arrested will be subjected to Dominican immigration laws. "The General Directorate of Migration [DGMRD], in conjunction with the Armed Forces and the National Police, has detained 385 undocumented Haitians during the surprise intervention that began this morning in Juan Bos

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    Peru To Declare Epidemiological Alert Due to Monkeypox Cases

    Peru To Declare Epidemiological Alert Due to Monkeypox Cases

    In the current scenario of the increase in cases of monkeypox registered in Peru, Health Minister Jorge Lopez announced that the epidemiological alert would be emitted across the country by May 20. According to the Minister, the action will be intended to create and establish measures for preventing and monitoring the population regarding the arrival of such disease to the South American country. "We are declaring the alert; we must generate it starting tomorrow. We still have not register

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    Slander to Justify Cuba’s Exclusion From Americas Summit

    Slander to Justify Cuba’s Exclusion From Americas Summit

    On May 3, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs, Brian Nichols, announced that Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela "will not receive invitations" to the Summit of the Americas, under the accusation that these countries do not respect the democratic charter of the Americas. The Cuban Foreign Minister said that in the absence of pretexts, the United States is again resorting to slander by claiming that Cuba does not cooperate enough in the fight against terrorism. There

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    Mexicans Demand Justice For 14-Year-Old Missing Girl

    Mexicans Demand Justice For 14-Year-Old Missing Girl

    On Thursday, relatives and friends of the Mexican girl Esmeralda Castillo, who was reported missing in 2009, demonstrated in downtown Juarez city to demand justice for her. "It has been 13 years of seeking justice without success. We demand that the investigations into the case continue," the victim's father, Jose Castillo, stated and regretted that Juarez city ranks second in the list of areas with the highest femicides rates in Mexico. Some protesters wore pink clothes to remember Esmera

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    Car Bomb Explosions and Gunshots in Esmeraldas City, Ecuador

    Car Bomb Explosions and Gunshots in Esmeraldas City, Ecuador

    In the early hours of Thursday, the people of Esmeraldas City woke up shocked by the explosion of two car bombs and gunshots. This happened despite the fact that this Ecuadorian coastal province is in "State of Emergency" since April 30. One of the explosions occurred in front of the Luis Vargas Torres School and the other one at the intersection between Malecon avenue and Espejo street. These attacks occurred simultaneously, as reported by outlet El Comercio. On social networks, citizens

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    Colombians Welcome Leftist Candidate Petro in Bucaramanga

    Colombians Welcome Leftist Candidate Petro in Bucaramanga

    On Wednesday, the Historical Pact presidential candidate Gustavo Petro was received with a massive rally in Bucaramanga City in the department of Santander. Some hours before people marched towards the Luis Carlos Galan square, where citizens chanted "Down with the Bad Government" while waiting for the leftist politician, who is also the leader of the Colombia Humana party. “The time has come to change the history of the Nation. A change of life”, he said from a stage surrounded by hundred

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    CELAC Is a Meeting Point for Latin Americans: President Ortega

    CELAC Is a Meeting Point for Latin Americans: President Ortega

    On Wednesday, Nicaragua's President Daniel Ortega called for strengthening the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) as the most appropriate space for the meeting of the peoples and their governments of the region. “Our starting point is CELAC. Now we need to strengthen it so that this community has more sovereignty and autonomy,” he said during the celebrations for the 127th anniversary of the birth of Augusto Cesar Sandino, the hero of the Nicaraguan struggle against U.S

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    PAHO Warns of Increase in COVID-19 Cases in the Americas

    PAHO Warns of Increase in COVID-19 Cases in the Americas

    The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) warned on Wednesday of a 27.2 percent increase in the number of Covid-19 cases in the Americas last week, with the United States (U.S.) being the country with the greatest increase. According to the data presented by the regional body, of the 918,000 new cases registered in the week ending May 14, nearly 600,000 were concentrated in the United States.  However, despite the increase in North America over the last seven weeks, Central America was t

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    The new Televisión del Sur (Telesur) and the Latin American news agency Prensa Latina ratified today their willingness to strengthen the existing cooperation links between both media outlets. In a meeting held at the headquarters of the multinational channel in Caracas, the president of Telesur, Patricia Villegas, and the head of Prensa Latina (PL), Luis Enrique González, reiterated the commitment to maintain and deepen the exchange relations, in terms of truthful and objective information o

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    Obama’s Handshake With Raúl Castro Shows the Way for Biden’s Summit of the Americas

    Obama’s Handshake With Raúl Castro Shows the Way for Biden’s Summit of the Americas

    By Medea Benjamin On May 16, the Biden administration announced new measures to “increase support for the Cuban people.” They included easing travel restrictions and helping Cuban-Americans support and connect with their families. They mark a step forward but a baby step, given that most U.S. sanctions on Cuba remain in place. Also in place is a ridiculous Biden administration policy of trying to isolate Cuba, as well as Nicaragua and Venezuela, from the rest of the hemisphere by excluding the

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    Joint Operation in Santo Domingo Detains 385 Illegal Haitians

    Joint Operation in Santo Domingo Detains 385 Illegal Haitians

    The undocumented Haitians were in a housing development in the municipality of Santo Domingo East when they were arrested in a joint operation by police, military and immigration forces. According to Migration, the people arrested will be subjected to Dominican immigration laws. "The General Directorate of Migration [DGMRD], in conjunction with the Armed Forces and the National Police, has detained 385 undocumented Haitians during the surprise intervention that began this morning in Juan Bos

    Khamisi

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    Peru To Declare Epidemiological Alert Due to Monkeypox Cases

    Peru To Declare Epidemiological Alert Due to Monkeypox Cases

    In the current scenario of the increase in cases of monkeypox registered in Peru, Health Minister Jorge Lopez announced that the epidemiological alert would be emitted across the country by May 20. According to the Minister, the action will be intended to create and establish measures for preventing and monitoring the population regarding the arrival of such disease to the South American country. "We are declaring the alert; we must generate it starting tomorrow. We still have not register

    Khamisi

    Khamisi

    Slander to Justify Cuba’s Exclusion From Americas Summit

    Slander to Justify Cuba’s Exclusion From Americas Summit

    On May 3, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs, Brian Nichols, announced that Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela "will not receive invitations" to the Summit of the Americas, under the accusation that these countries do not respect the democratic charter of the Americas. The Cuban Foreign Minister said that in the absence of pretexts, the United States is again resorting to slander by claiming that Cuba does not cooperate enough in the fight against terrorism. There

    Khamisi

    Khamisi

    Mexicans Demand Justice For 14-Year-Old Missing Girl

    Mexicans Demand Justice For 14-Year-Old Missing Girl

    On Thursday, relatives and friends of the Mexican girl Esmeralda Castillo, who was reported missing in 2009, demonstrated in downtown Juarez city to demand justice for her. "It has been 13 years of seeking justice without success. We demand that the investigations into the case continue," the victim's father, Jose Castillo, stated and regretted that Juarez city ranks second in the list of areas with the highest femicides rates in Mexico. Some protesters wore pink clothes to remember Esmera

    Khamisi

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    Car Bomb Explosions and Gunshots in Esmeraldas City, Ecuador

    Car Bomb Explosions and Gunshots in Esmeraldas City, Ecuador

    In the early hours of Thursday, the people of Esmeraldas City woke up shocked by the explosion of two car bombs and gunshots. This happened despite the fact that this Ecuadorian coastal province is in "State of Emergency" since April 30. One of the explosions occurred in front of the Luis Vargas Torres School and the other one at the intersection between Malecon avenue and Espejo street. These attacks occurred simultaneously, as reported by outlet El Comercio. On social networks, citizens

    Khamisi

    Khamisi

    Colombians Welcome Leftist Candidate Petro in Bucaramanga

    Colombians Welcome Leftist Candidate Petro in Bucaramanga

    On Wednesday, the Historical Pact presidential candidate Gustavo Petro was received with a massive rally in Bucaramanga City in the department of Santander. Some hours before people marched towards the Luis Carlos Galan square, where citizens chanted "Down with the Bad Government" while waiting for the leftist politician, who is also the leader of the Colombia Humana party. “The time has come to change the history of the Nation. A change of life”, he said from a stage surrounded by hundred

    Khamisi

    Khamisi

    CELAC Is a Meeting Point for Latin Americans: President Ortega

    CELAC Is a Meeting Point for Latin Americans: President Ortega

    On Wednesday, Nicaragua's President Daniel Ortega called for strengthening the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) as the most appropriate space for the meeting of the peoples and their governments of the region. “Our starting point is CELAC. Now we need to strengthen it so that this community has more sovereignty and autonomy,” he said during the celebrations for the 127th anniversary of the birth of Augusto Cesar Sandino, the hero of the Nicaraguan struggle against U.S

    Khamisi

    Khamisi

    PAHO Warns of Increase in COVID-19 Cases in the Americas

    PAHO Warns of Increase in COVID-19 Cases in the Americas

    The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) warned on Wednesday of a 27.2 percent increase in the number of Covid-19 cases in the Americas last week, with the United States (U.S.) being the country with the greatest increase. According to the data presented by the regional body, of the 918,000 new cases registered in the week ending May 14, nearly 600,000 were concentrated in the United States.  However, despite the increase in North America over the last seven weeks, Central America was t

    Khamisi

    Khamisi

    DNP

    DNP

    The new Televisión del Sur (Telesur) and the Latin American news agency Prensa Latina ratified today their willingness to strengthen the existing cooperation links between both media outlets. In a meeting held at the headquarters of the multinational channel in Caracas, the president of Telesur, Patricia Villegas, and the head of Prensa Latina (PL), Luis Enrique González, reiterated the commitment to maintain and deepen the exchange relations, in terms of truthful and objective information o

    Khamisi

    Khamisi

    Obama’s Handshake With Raúl Castro Shows the Way for Biden’s Summit of the Americas

    Obama’s Handshake With Raúl Castro Shows the Way for Biden’s Summit of the Americas

    By Medea Benjamin On May 16, the Biden administration announced new measures to “increase support for the Cuban people.” They included easing travel restrictions and helping Cuban-Americans support and connect with their families. They mark a step forward but a baby step, given that most U.S. sanctions on Cuba remain in place. Also in place is a ridiculous Biden administration policy of trying to isolate Cuba, as well as Nicaragua and Venezuela, from the rest of the hemisphere by excluding the

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    Russia: US to Continue Destabilization Policy Against Cuba

    Russia: US to Continue Destabilization Policy Against Cuba

    "We strongly condemn such actions which constitute blatant interference in the internal affairs of a sovereign state," the Russian official said on the occasion of a meeting through videoconference with the head of the National Assembly of People's Power (Cuban Parliament), Esteban Lazo Hernandez. Valentina Matvienko recalled that there were attempts to organize a color revolution in the Caribbean country from outside last year.  "We commend the Cuban leadership for the effectiveness with

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    Panamanian Police Attack University Student Protest

    Panamanian Police Attack University Student Protest

    On Wednesday, about 200 Panamanian Police riot control agents threw tear gas against university students who protested to demand concrete measures to fight the rise in fuel prices and insecurity. The agents went to the Panama University (UP) premises to clear the road that students blocked for several hours with security streamers and garbage cans. To defend themselves from the Police attacks, the students threw stones, marbles, and other objects at the agents while they retreated inside t

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    Cuba Condemns Exclusion of Key Topics at Americas’ Summit

    Cuba Condemns Exclusion of Key Topics at Americas’ Summit

    Deputy Foreign Minister, Carlos Fernandez de Cossio, said that the 9th Summit of the Americas, to be held in the U.S. in June, will not embrace the discussion of the region's critical issues, including racism, women's rights, and marginalization. According to the government representative, the agenda for the Summit does not include the analysis of inequality in access to healthcare services or the impact of coercive measures on nations. The Deputy Foreign Minister said that Washington hold

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    'Out Bolsonaro', Gabriel Tarso's Message From the Mount Everest

    'Out Bolsonaro', Gabriel Tarso's Message From the Mount Everest

    On the morning of May 15, the Brazilian climber Gabriel Tarso reached the top of Mount Everest for the second time and opened a banner with a message to the whole world: "Bolsonaro out." "I reached the top of the world again, Mount Everest. Thank you very much to all who encouraged me!," he said. "This time, I dedicate this second summit to those who have never been silent in the last 4 years but also especially to those who silenced their voices. For those like me who learned in the bitte

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    Venezuela Thanks Mexico for Advocating for an Inclusive Summit

    Venezuela Thanks Mexico for Advocating for an Inclusive Summit

    On Wednesday, Venezuela thanked Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) for his stance regarding the Summit of the Americas to be held in Los Angeles. "Venezuela salutes and appreciates the courageous stance of President Lopez Obrador who advocates for a diverse and inclusive America. His call for a Summit of the Americas without exclusions resonates in our America," the Bolivarian Foreign Affairs Minister Carlos Faria tweeted. This message was posted after AMLO asked Preside

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