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    Brazil's nosediving economy takes Rousseff's approval ratings with it, and a drought doesn't help.Americas,Brazil,Dilma Rousseff,drought,Joaquim Levy,Petrobras,Sao Paulo,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Jul 23, 2015, 3:45 PM EDT
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    Little threat of pirates taking over Nassau nowadays, but crime remains big problem. Americas,Bahamas,Black Sails,Caribbean,Piracy,United Kingdom,W. Alex Sanchez

    Published Date : Jul 14, 2015, 11:05 AM EDT
  • Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro at the National Assembly in Caracas on July 6, 2015. FEDERICO PARRA/AFP/Getty Images

    Caracas aggressively claims Guyana's territory of Esequibo, where oil was discovered offshore in May.Americas,David Granger,Esequibo,ExxonMobil,Guyana,Nicolas Maduro,oil,rice,territorial dispute,Venezuela,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Jul 13, 2015, 2:33 PM EDT
  • Colombian riot policemen and soldiers in El Mango, a rural area of Colombia, on June 27, 2015. AFP PHOTO / LUIS ROBAYO

    Clashes between the security forces and the insurgents have continued despite 3 years of negotiations. Americas,Colombia,Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia,W. Alex Sanchez

    Published Date : Jul 08, 2015, 2:22 PM EDT