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Storms Wreak Havoc Across Mexico

The death toll has reached over 100 in Mexico following tropical storms Manuel and Ingrid that hit both coasts, excluding the 68 missing following the landslide in La Pintada on Monday, whom President Enrique Pena Nieto said had”little hope” of … Continue reading

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Looking Back: Anti-US Sentiments in Latin America on the 60th Anniversary of Castro’s Movement

On July 26, 1953, Fidel Castro led an assault on the Moncada Barracks in Santiago de Cuba.  While the attack failed, that date became the namesake of Castro’s revolutionary movement – M 26-7, or Movimiento 26 Julio – and marked … Continue reading

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Nomination of Openly Gay US Ambassador to the Dominican Republic

The social and political turmoil underlying the riots in Brazil represents just one challenge facing an era of change in Latin America.  Not only are economic conditions being called into question, but social conditions have also faced recent attention.  In … Continue reading

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Strike Continues in San Antonio, Chile

The strike that began two weeks ago in response to changes in worker policy continues in Puerto Central in San Antonio, impeding fruit handling and other traffic in and out of the port and resulting in what the workers spokesperson, … Continue reading

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