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Américas: Ten afro-latino cities you probably don’t know about

Américas: Ten afro-latino cities you probably don’t know about African culture has contributed to the beautiful melting pot of Latin America since the early 1800’s. You may be surprised to know that some people can be both Black and Latino…at … Continue reading

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Why all Latinos should care about Black History Month

Why all Latinos should care about Black History Month Who better to understand the African diaspora identity than Latinos? Especially considering that more slaves from Africa were trafficked to Latin America than to the United States. “There were 11.2 million … Continue reading

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Bolivia to Investigate US Plot to Kill Evo Morales

Bolivia to Investigate US Plot to Kill Evo Morales

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Colombia’s president, rebels announce breakthrough in talks

Colombia’s president, rebels announce breakthrough in talks Latin America’s longest-running armed conflict (50 years and counting) may soon end, after both sides in the Colombian conflict announced Wednesday an important breakthrough in peace talks. Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and … Continue reading

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How Mexico Quietly Legalized Same-Sex Marriage

How Mexico Quietly Legalized Same-Sex Marriage Same-sex marriage has been advancing steadily in Latin America. Argentina was the first to legalize it, in 2010, followed by Brazil and Uruguay, and other countries have been taking steps along this path. Mexico’s … Continue reading

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Nicaragua v. USA (1986)

Nicaragua v. USA (1986) Unfortunately these type of actions by the U.S. government against foreign countries have become “the norm.” As a Nicaraguan native I know these brutal tactics all too well. It’s the reason my family and I left … Continue reading

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Obama officially asks Congress to remove Cuba from terror list

Obama officially asks Congress to remove Cuba from terror list The United States no longer wants to list Cuba as a state sponsor of terrorism, the White House has announced. Its removal is a key step in President Barack Obama’s … Continue reading

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Nicaragua bans Rubio, Ros-Lehtinen from traveling to the country

Nicaragua bans Rubio, Ros-Lehtinen from traveling to the country Nicaragua may be a popular spot for eco-tourism, but President Daniel Ortega says Sen. Marco Rubio or Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen aren’t welcome in the Central American country. Florida Republicans singled out … Continue reading

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Remove US military bases from Latin America – UNASUR chief

Remove US military bases from Latin America – UNASUR chief Latin American countries should discuss removing all US military bases from their soil, a top official of integration organization UNASUR suggested. The issue may be discussed next month at the … Continue reading

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Obama absurdly declares Venezuela a security threat

Obama absurdly declares Venezuela a security threat Channeling Reagan, Obama continues US pressure on Latin American leftist governments. Sigh…

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