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Argentina Promulgates Law to Make Abortions Easier to Get
At a brief ceremony loaded with emotion, Argentine President Alberto Fernandez signed Law No. 27,610 to applause and cheers from feminists who came to the Casa Rosada to witness the historic event...
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  Venezuela (Click here for more Venezuela news)
 1/19/2021   Twitter Suspends Account of Maduro Controlled Legislative
 1/19/2021   US Sanctions People, Entities Linked to Venezuela’s Oil Sector
 1/18/2021   Venezuela Basic Food Basket Soars 2,021% in a Single Year
 1/16/2021   Venezuela’s CITGO Offshoot Shares Sale Green-Lit by US Judge
 1/15/2021   Biden Invites Guaidó’s Ambassador Vecchio to Inauguration
  Colombia (Click here for more)
 1/4/2021   Colombia’s Capital Puts 2.5 Million People under Strict Quarantine
 12/24/2020   Bogota Firefighters Take Gifts to Hospitalized Kids, Seniors
 12/12/2020   From Guerrillas to Entrepreneurs – Ex Female Fighters Becoming Self-Reliant
 12/11/2020   New Book Captures Colombia’s Vibrant Urban Art Scene
 12/8/2020   Colombia Celebrates Traditional Night of Vigil amid Pandemic
 1/20/2021   Mexican Army to Cooperate in Ayotzinapa Case after New Leaks
 1/20/2021   Mexican Business Group: Renew Ties with US after Biden’s Inauguration
 1/20/2021   Mexican Caribbean’s Tourism Industry Recovering despite COVID-19 Challenges
 1/15/2021   Mexican President Calls US Charges against Ex-Army Chief Baseless
 1/14/2021   Organized Crime in Mexico Selling Fake COVID-19 Vaccines
  Brazil (Click here for more)
 1/18/2021   Brazil Government Moves Up Vaccine Rollout amid Pressure from Governors
 1/16/2021   Coroner Makes House Calls in Brazilian City Slammed by COVID-19
 1/15/2021   New Coronavirus Strain Adds to Health Emergency in Hard-Hit Brazilian State
 1/14/2021   Brazil to Begin COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout on Jan. 20, Mayors Say
 1/12/2021   Brazil: China Vaccine’s 50.38% Effectiveness Can Halt Pandemic
 1/19/2021   Argentina to Build 1,800 Homes Damaged by Quake in San Juan
 1/15/2021   Argentine Domestic Beef Consumption Falls to Historic Low
 1/11/2021   Argentine Equine Serum Effective, Safe for COVID-19 Cases
 12/31/2020   Argentinian Government Expects Rapid Implementation of Abortion Law
 12/30/2020   Argentine Senate Passes Landmark Bill to Legalize Abortion
 12/9/2020   Bolivia’s ‘Micro Gallery’ on Wheels Brings Art to the People
 12/7/2020   Pizza-Making Offers Hope for Poor Bolivian Women
 11/28/2020   Home Detention of Bolivian Army General Triggers Protests
 11/11/2020   Bolivia’s Morales Soaks in Adulation in Political Bastion
 11/10/2020   Bolivia’s Morales Insists He Was Ousted due to Lithium Reserves
 12/28/2020   Puerto Rico Earmarks $8 Million for Arecibo Observatory Reconstruction
 12/15/2020   Rapid Vaccine Rollout Puts Puerto Rico in Global Vanguard
 12/9/2020   Dominican Republic to Reopen Museums to Public
 12/1/2020   The Collapse of the Arecibo Radio Telescope, Chronicle of a Death Foretold
 11/24/2020   Slain Dominican Sisters Remain Iconic Symbols of Gender Violence 60 Years On
  Central America
 1/18/2021   Honduran Private Sector: Join Forces to Rebuild Country
 1/18/2021   Guatemalan Forces Disperse Migrant Caravan on Highway
 1/17/2021   Clashes as Honduran Migrant Caravan Tries to Advance from Guatemala Border
 1/14/2021   Expert Blames Institutional Neglect for Rise in Femicides in Panama
 1/7/2021   Honduras Needs 350K Workers to Harvest Coffee
 1/19/2021   Chile Inaugurates Latin America’s First 5G Test Zone
 1/14/2021   Chile Begins Abortion Discussion with an Eye on Argentina’s Success
 1/7/2021   Seven Chilean Ex-Cops Convicted in Killing of Indigenous Man
 12/23/2020   First COVID-19 Cases Recorded in Antarctica
 12/19/2020   Chilean Protesters and Police Clash in Central Santiago
 1/11/2021   US Puts Cuba Back on List of Terrorism Sponsors
 12/16/2020   Offering Sun, Sand and Biosafety, Cuba Eyes Tourism Boost
 12/15/2020   Cubans Wary of Sharp Rise in Electricity Prices Starting in January
 11/30/2020   Pro-Government Cubans Demonstrate vs. Artists’ Movement in Havana
 11/29/2020   Dissident Cuban Artists Hope for Dialog with Government
  Ecuador (Click here for more)
 1/8/2021   Ecuador Skeleton Finds May Shed Light on Period Surrounding Spanish Conquest
 1/2/2021   Pillaro’s Devils Dance in Virtual Challenge to the Pandemic
 12/23/2020   Ecuador’s Indigenous People Turn to Ancestral Remedies against COVID-19
 12/10/2020   Ecuador Indigenous Group Files Climate Change Suit against Chinese Oil Firm
 11/23/2020   Pandemic Worsens Gender Violence against Women in Ecuador
 10/12/2020   Paraguay Presents Poverty Reduction Plan with 2030 Target
 6/23/2020   Hundreds of Vehicles Congregate in Asuncion against Corruption, Reform
 2/1/2020   Paraguayan Artisans Strive to Preserve Traditional 60-Striped Poncho
 12/24/2019   Storytellers Bring Christmas Cheer to Pediatric Hospital in Paraguay
 12/13/2019   Abandoned Jaguar Cub Brings Hope of Reproduction for Big Cats in Paraguay
 1/19/2021   Peru’s Chronically Ill Seeking Right to Grow Cannabis for Medicinal Use
 1/15/2021   Peruvian Hospitals under Pressure from COVID-19 Second Wave
 1/6/2021   Radiofrequency Treatment Offers Hope for COVID-19 Patients in Peru
 12/31/2020   Peruvians Look to Dispel Negative Energy of Pandemic-Plagued 2020
 12/24/2020   Christmas Storytelling in Pandemic Times by Peru’s Seniors
 12/6/2020   Former Uruguayan President Tabare Vazquez Dies
 11/28/2020   Edition of ‘Don Quixote’ for Young Readers Presented in Uruguay
 11/9/2020   Uruguayan Mask Law Safeguards Deaf People’s Communication Rights
 9/26/2020   Uruguayans March for LGBT Rights in Colorful Pride Parade
 7/6/2020   Uruguay Leads the Way in Return to In-Person Schooling in Latin America
  Latin America (Click here for more)
 1/18/2021   New Book Takes Broad Look at 21st Century Latin American Populism
 1/6/2021   Powerful in Americas Following ‘Stay Home’ Orders by Going on Vacation
 12/17/2020   Borrell Warns of China Replacing EU in Latin America
 12/4/2020   Diageo Announces Plan to Contribute to Latin America Progress
 12/3/2020   IDB Urges International, Private Involvement to Halt Human Trafficking
 1/20/2021   Senate Confirms Avril Haines as Biden’s Intelligence Director
 1/20/2021   Biden Signs Series of Executive Orders, Many Reversing Trump’s Directives
 1/20/2021   Coronavirus-Battered US Turns to New President on 1-Year Anniversary
 1/20/2021   ‘Democracy Has Prevailed,’ Biden Proclaims in Inaugural Address
 1/20/2021   Trump Arrives in West Palm Beach Shortly before Biden is Sworn In as President
  World (Click here for more)
 1/20/2021   US Sanctions Force Iranian Saffron Industry to Turn to Smuggling
 1/20/2021   UK Breaks Single-Day Death Toll as Germany, Netherlands Extend Measures
 1/20/2021   Deadly Gas Leak Explosion Tears Through Building in Central Madrid
 1/20/2021   Egypt, Qatar Restore Diplomatic Ties after Years-Long Rift
 1/20/2021   Hundreds Arrested on 5th Night of Violent Clashes in Tunisia
  Business & Economy (Click here for more)
 1/20/2021   Chinese Billionaire Jack Ma Makes Public Video Appearance After Months
 1/20/2021   US, Web Inventor Oppose Australia’s Plan to Make Tech Giants Pay for Content
 1/18/2021   New Corruption Prison Sentence for Samsung Leader
 1/18/2021   China’s GDP Grows by 2.3% in 2020
 1/15/2021   Australia Rebukes Google for Blocking Local News Content
  Oil, Mining & Energy (Click here for more)
 1/20/2021   One of 22 Workers Trapped in China Mine Explosion Enters Coma
 1/18/2021   Twelve Chinese Miners Trapped after Explosion Remain Alive
 1/5/2021   Saudis Announce Sharp Extra Production Cut; Russians, Kazakhs to Boost Output
 1/5/2021   Iran Denies Seizing South Korean Tanker as Hostage but Decries Blocked Funds
 1/4/2021   Iran Starts Enriching Uranium to 20% in Violation of Nuclear Deal
  Opinion (Click here for more)
 1/18/2021   Carlos Alberto Montaner: Donald Trump’s Second Impeachment
 1/18/2021   Beatrice Rangel: Twitter Crossed the Line
 1/11/2021   Carlos Alberto Montaner: Trump, Now What?
 1/11/2021   Beatrice Rangel: And the Deplorables Rose!!!
 1/5/2021   Carlos Alberto Montaner: Biden and Cuba
  Sports (Click here for more)
 1/20/2021   Real Madrid Eliminated from Copa del Rey
 1/20/2021   Man United Reclaims Premier League Lead with Win over Fulham
 1/20/2021   Attempts to Recover Body of American Climber Alex Goldfarb in Pakistan
 1/20/2021   Sevilla Returns to LaLiga Top 4 with Win over Alaves
 1/19/2021   Leicester Beats Troubled Chelsea to Go Top of Premier League
  Arts & Entertainment
 1/18/2021   Amazon Series Lands in Controversy for Supposedly Hurting Hindu Sentiments
 1/17/2021   Eccentric Music Producer Phil Spector Dead of COVID Complications
 1/15/2021   ‘Parasite’ Director Joon-ho to Head Venice Film Festival Jury
 1/14/2021   Miami Beach Holding Festival Showcasing Tropical ‘Art Deco’ Legacy
 1/14/2021   COVID-19 Delays Nintendo’s First Theme Park Opening
  Science, Nature & Technology
 1/20/2021   Snowless Mount Fuji Sparks Concern in Japan
 1/18/2021   New Study Finds Androgens May Be Effective in Treating Breast Cancer
 1/18/2021   DNA Analysis Helps Retrace Early European Settlers of Iberian Peninsula
 1/16/2021   WhatsApp Delays Privacy Policy Update due to ‘Confusion’
 1/15/2021   Australia Plans to Euthanize Racing Pigeon That May Have Arrived from US
  Society (Click here for more)
 11/30/2020   Japan’s Prince Fumihito Approves Daughter’s Marriage
 11/27/2020   Japanese Emperor’s Traditional New Year Greeting Canceled
 11/8/2020   Japanese Prince Fumihito Proclaimed Heir to the Throne
 9/2/2020   Thai King Reinstates Royal Consort a Year after Being Stripped of Titles
 8/17/2020   Where is Spain’s Juan Carlos Staying in the UAE?
  Job Openings in the Americas
 4/16/2019   Deputy Director and Senior Fellow - Americas Program - CSIS
 10/14/2017   Research Analyst - Latin America Upstream - Wood Mackenzie
 4/18/2017   Job Opportunity: Peter D. Bell Rule of Law Program Director at Inter-American Dialogue
 2/24/2016   US Attorney in Colombia
 2/23/2016   US Attorney in El Salvador

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