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Pompeo visits Colombia, where he will meet with Guaidó

The head of US diplomacy, Mike Pompeo, will meet on Monday in Colombia with the Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó, on his first stop of a three-day trip to Latin America and the Caribbean. The Secretary of State of the Donald Trump administration, which is driving Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro’s …

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‘Rick and Morty’ Sets Return Date, Releases Trailer

It’s not quite the same as dropping a surprise season premiere on April Fool’s Day — as was the case in 2017 — but Adult Swim did have some Rick and Morty news to break early Wednesday. The WarnerMedia-owned cable outlet will debut the second half of Rick and Morty’s …

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The Itsy-Bitsy, Teenie-Weenie, Very Litigious Bikini

The tiniest two-piece can hide a lot of secrets. (Source: Dado Galdieri/The New York Times) Katherine Rosman On a sunny summer day in Montauk, Ipek Irgit was in the familiar situation of not knowing what she was doing with her life. It was 2012, and she was 34 years old. …

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Experts urge action to reduce inequalities of black Latin American population

Latin American authorities and specialists urged Tuesday in Costa Rica for countries to adopt strategies to eliminate the inequalities that affect the region’s nearly 200 million Afro-descendants. The issue was addressed in a four-day forum — inaugurated in San José with the presence of 100 representatives from 26 countries and …

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Terrorism and Venezuela will be focus for Pompeo in Costa Rica, Latin America

The fight against terrorism and the crisis in Venezuela will dominate U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s seventh visit to Latin America and the Caribbean, a region of “crucial importance” for the government of Donald Trump. The trip, which will begin Monday in Colombia and will include stops in Costa …

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Stranded In Peru, Part 2: One American’s Quest To Come Home During A COVID-19 Lockdown

Seat of Power: The Legislative Palace of Perù, located in Lima’s Plaza Bolivar. Joseph DeAcetis Read Part 1 of Joseph DeAcetis’ Coronavirus Dispatch from Peru. On Sunday, March 15, the President of Peru, Martin Vizcarra, declared a national emergency, including a strict, 15-day quarantine and other severe travel restrictions due …

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Did a Brazilian Condom Ad Feature Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin…

On January 23 2020, the Facebook page “We Resist” shared the following images, purportedly a “Brazilian condom ad” mocking world leaders Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin, and Kim Jong-Il:   Text atop three images of Trump, Putin, and Kim Jong-Il trapped in condoms read, “Brasilian ad for condoms.” In under 24 hours, …

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Diego is the tortoise who had so much sex he saved his own species

How many tortoises do you know have their own Wikipedia page? Not too many I’d say. Well, Diego isn’t like other tortoises. Born sometime in the 1910s, he’s still alive and kicking it today. And he’s gained quite a bit of notoriety throughout his long life for certain exploits – …

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From Zero To Hero: GM’s Top Selling Car In Latin America Soars In Safety Advances

Latin America‘s top selling car, the Chevrolet New Onix Plus, went from zero stars to five stars in… [+] two years. (Latin NCAP) The Chevrolet New Onix Plus, the best-selling car in Latin America, went from zero stars to five stars in two years. The recently launched model now offers …

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