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Power Blackout Hits Most of Venezuela
Venezuelan Communications Minister Jorge Rodriguez said on Monday that an “electromagnetic attack” on the country’s main hydroelectric plant had caused the blackout affecting millions....
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  Venezuela (Click here for more Venezuela news)
 7/23/2019   Intermittent Blackouts Continue as Venezuela Recovers Power Supply
 7/23/2019   Power Restored in Venezuela after Widespread 7-Hour Blackout
 7/23/2019   Venezuela Praises Non-Aligned Nations for Defying US
 7/22/2019   Widespread Blackout Again Sinks Venezuela into Darkness
 7/20/2019   Venezuela Says It Repelled US Intelligence Aircraft That Entered Airspace
  Colombia (Click here for more)
 7/23/2019   Massive Carpet of Blooms Heralds Medellin’s Flower Festival
 7/19/2019   Colombian Tomato Tree Excites UN Security Council
 7/17/2019   Colombian President: Venezuela Harbors, Funds Leftist Guerrillas
 7/14/2019   Former FARC Rebels Turn to Coffee Growing in Colombia
 7/12/2019   Colombia Asks UN to Extend Peace Verification Mission for 1 More Year
 7/21/2019   US Acknowledges Mexico’s Progress on Migration Strategy
 7/20/2019   Elderly Mexican Relatives Fear Migrants Will Be Targets of US Raids
 7/17/2019   Five Killed in Drug Rehab Center in Western Mexico
 7/17/2019   Sentenced to Life in Prison, Mexico’s El Chapo Calls US “Corrupt”
 7/17/2019   Mexico’s El Chapo Sentenced to Life for Drug Trafficking by New York Judge
  Brazil (Click here for more)
 7/23/2019   Lula’s Native Region Showcases the Essence of Brazilian Folklore
 7/23/2019   Iguaçu, 1,300 km of Hidden Paradise among 6 Hydroelectric Plants
 7/19/2019   Bolsonaro: “In Brazil We Do Not See Skeletal People Like in Other Countries”
 7/19/2019   Boy in Brazil Discovers Giant Prehistoric Reptile Fossil
 7/17/2019   Serra Pelada: 40 Years of Gold Fever That Devastated the Amazon Jungle
 7/23/2019   Argentine Fintech Company Uala Hits 1 Million Issued Cards
 7/9/2019   Former Argentine President Fernando de la Rua Dies at 81
 7/8/2019   Argentine Capital’s Avenida de Mayo Celebrates 125th Birthday
 7/4/2019   Vaca Muerta Shale Formation Could Be Key to Argentina’s Economic Development
 7/3/2019   Power Company’s Operating Error Blamed for Argentina, Uruguay Blackout
 7/19/2019   Princess Mako Honors Memory of Japanese Who Died in Bolivia
 7/15/2019   Princess Mako Thanks Bolivia for 120 Years Welcoming Japanese Migrants
 7/14/2019   The Japanese Island in the Heart of South America
 7/12/2019   Traditional Dress of Bolivia’s Aymara Women Is More in Style Than Ever
 7/11/2019   Bolivia, Russia Eye Opportunities in Lithium Production
 7/23/2019   Demonstrators, Artists Once again Demand Resignation of Puerto Rico Governor
 7/21/2019   Amid Protests, Puerto Rico Governor Announces He Won’t Run for Re-Election
 7/18/2019   Artists Join Massive Protests Demanding Puerto Rico Governor’s Resignation
 7/16/2019   Puerto Rico’s Embattled Governor Says He Won’t Step Down
 7/16/2019   Puerto Rico Governor under Fire after Leaked Homophobic Comments
  Central America
 7/23/2019   Guatemalan President Blames Court for Migration Dispute with US
 7/18/2019   Eden Pastora: Leaders-Turned-Dissidents Derailed Nicaraguan Revolution
 7/18/2019   Keys to Understanding Nicaragua’s Revolution 40 Years On
 7/16/2019   Guatemalan Migrants Return with Complaints about Treatment in US Shelters
 7/15/2019   Salvadoran Woman Charged with Abortion Says She Is Innocent
 7/16/2019   Walmart Chile Employees Approve Contract, End Strike
 7/16/2019   Dried-up Aculeo Lagoon Shows the Woes of Climate Change in Chile
 7/10/2019   17,000 Walmart Chile Workers Walk Off the Job after Talks Fall Apart
 7/2/2019   Chileans Turn Out to View Total Solar Eclipse
 6/27/2019   Chile’s President Urges Two-State Solution during Palestine Trip
 7/19/2019   Cuba Pardons More Than 2,600 Prisoners
 7/11/2019   Cuba: US Sanctions Will Cause 10% Drop in 2019 Tourist Arrivals
 7/10/2019   Cuban Leaders Discuss Ties, Agreements with Vietnam’s Vice President
 7/8/2019   Spanish Minister Visiting Cuba Focuses on Education, Cooperation
 7/8/2019   Vice President of Vietnam Visits Cuba for Political and Economic Talks
  Ecuador (Click here for more)
 7/21/2019   Ecuador Makes Big Push into Large-Scale Mining
 7/20/2019   Ecuador President, US Secretary of State Discuss Venezuelan Catastrophe
 7/18/2019   Industrial-Scale Copper Mining Begins in Ecuador at Chinese-Owned Project
 7/16/2019   Ecuadorian Women Scientists Slam Gender Gap in Their Profession
 6/15/2019   Ecuadorian Sex Workers Assert Rights through Pioneering Union
 7/16/2019   Paraguay’s Taxi Drivers again at War with Uber
 5/21/2019   A Darker Side of Paraguay Flooding: Isolation of Elderly
 5/2/2019   First Female Head of Paraguay University Wants More Women in High Positions
 4/13/2019   Paraguay Urges Isolating Venezuela’s Maduro to Force Him from Power
 2/26/2019   Paraguayan, Brazilian Leaders Meet at Binational Dam
 7/19/2019   US to Hold Peru Ex-President Toledo without Bail Pending Possible Extradition
 7/16/2019   Peru’s Ex-President Toledo Arrested in US at Lima’s Request
 7/16/2019   Artemis to Land on the Moon 50 Years after Twin Brother Apollo
 7/11/2019   Japan’s Princess Mako Commemorates 120 Years of Japanese Immigration in Peru
 7/1/2019   Internet Opening Up Opportunities for One of Peru’s Poorest Districts
 7/12/2019   Indigenous Ancestry Seen as Driving Mapuches’ Future in Uruguay Photo Exhibit
 7/6/2019   Uruguay Presidential Candidate Says Stars Aligning for Center-Right Victory
 6/24/2019   Italian Mobster, 3 Others Escape from Prison in Uruguay
 6/21/2019   Hot Meals Provide Relief for Homeless Flood Victims in Uruguay
 6/9/2019   Uruguayan Rapper Kung Fu OmBijam Brings Culture, Education to Prison
  Latin America (Click here for more)
 7/17/2019   Brazil Promises to Keep Alive Mercosur’s Push That Garnered EU Pact
 7/17/2019   US-China Trade War Threatens Economic Growth in Latin America
 7/16/2019   Mercosur Seeks to Build on EU Trade Deal with New Agreements
 7/15/2019   Mercosur Looking to Expedite Enactment of Pact with EU
 7/14/2019   Mercosur to Hold Summit after Long-Awaited Trade Deal Reached with EU
 7/23/2019   Imran Khan: Like It or Not, You Need a Good Relationship with US
 7/23/2019   Presidential Hopeful Kamala Harris Would Legalize Marijuana across the US
 7/23/2019   Tensions Rise as Trump Claims Modi Sought Kashmir Mediation
 7/23/2019   Trump Pursues Closer Ties with Pakistan
 7/23/2019   Trump Praises Xi for Showing Restraint with Hong Kong Protests
  World (Click here for more)
 7/23/2019   Boris Johnson Prepares for Life in Number 10
 7/23/2019   Conservatives Elect Boris Johnson as UK Prime Minister
 7/23/2019   Former Chinese Premier Known as ‘Butcher of Beijing’ for Tiananmen is Dead
 7/23/2019   Greek Village Gutted by Deadly Fire Shows Scars 1 Year On
 7/23/2019   Spain’s Pedro Sanchez Fails in First Bid to Form Government
  Business & Economy (Click here for more)
 7/23/2019   IMF Reduces Global Growth Forecast to 3.2% due to Political Risks
 7/23/2019   Tire Shoes, a Business to Make a Living from in South Sudan
 7/23/2019   Kakuma, Kenya’s Melting Pot Refugee Camp Where Business Is Thriving
 7/23/2019   Tech Firms Pressure Trump to Decide on Huawei’s Presence in US Market
 7/23/2019   Apple in Advanced Talks to Buy Intel’s Smartphone-Modem Chip Business
  Oil, Mining & Energy (Click here for more)
 7/23/2019   US Urged to Lift Sanctions on Chinese Company That Bought Iranian Oil
 7/23/2019   US Slaps Sanctions on Chinese State-Owned Company for Buying Iranian Oil
 7/23/2019   IAEA Chief Yukiya Amano Dies at 72
 7/23/2019   China Imposes Protectionist Measures on Steel from EU, Asian Countries
 7/20/2019   US Tells China to Stop Interfering in Oil Production in South China Sea
  Opinion (Click here for more)
 7/15/2019   Carlos Alberto Montaner: Mexico, AMLO and the Uncertainty
 7/15/2019   Beatrice Rangel: Corruption and Multilatinas
 7/7/2019   Carlos Alberto Montaner: Cuba's Fidel Castro -- the Playboy Commander
 7/7/2019   Beatrice Rangel: Amerasia?
 7/1/2019   Michael Rowan: Lost Opportunity to Save Venezuela
  Sports (Click here for more)
 7/23/2019   Forbes: Real Madrid World’s Most Valuable Soccer Club
 7/23/2019   Caleb Ewan Wins Tour’s Stage 16; Alaphilippe Stays in Yellow
 7/23/2019   Barcelona Loses 2-1 to Chelsea in Japan Friendly
 7/23/2019   Nabil Fekir Joins Real Betis, Takes Part in Mexico’s Tour
 7/23/2019   Cristiano Ronaldo Will Not Face Trial for Rape in Las Vegas
  Arts & Entertainment
 7/23/2019   Mayan Art of Turning Jade Stones to Jewelry Lives On in Southeast Mexico
 7/23/2019   Thieves Steal $25,000 in Cash, Property from Actor Del Toro in San Juan
 7/23/2019   Parliament of African Women: Using Photography to Broach Gender Issues
 7/21/2019   Messi Inspires 46 Performers in Cirque du Soleil Show
 7/21/2019   At Comic-Con, Marvel Unveils ‘Eternals,’ ‘Black Widow,’ ‘Thor’ and ‘Blade’
  Science, Nature & Technology
 7/23/2019   Leopard Found in House in Johannesburg
 7/23/2019   Sahara Sends Dust to Canary Islands for 4.6 Million Years
 7/23/2019   On the Frontlines of the Climate Change Crisis, Education Key to the Future
 7/23/2019   Cameras, Scientists Watch Over One of the World’s Most Deadly Volcanoes
 7/23/2019   NASA Develops MHS Spaceship to Fly over Mars
  Society (Click here for more)
 7/23/2019   UK’s Prince George Celebrates 6th Birthday
 7/19/2019   Buckingham Palace Celebrates 200th Anniversary of Queen Victoria’s Birth
 7/6/2019   Duke, Duchess of Sussex Christen Baby Archie
 7/4/2019   Kenyan Becomes First African to Win International Teaching Award
 6/25/2019   Repairs to Harry and Meghan’s New Home Cost UK Taxpayers $2.8 Million
  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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