Americas
  • American plane-maker Boeing has grounded its entire fleet of 737 Max aircraft amid bans by scores of nations in the wake of fatal Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed 157 people on board.

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    LAST UPDATE : Mar 14, 2019, 2:51 AM EDT
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    Addressing a rally in the capital Caracas, Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó said he would ensure new collection points and routes are set up to let in humanitarian aid blocked by President Nicolás Maduro.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 13, 2019, 4:40 AM EST
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    The International Contact Group on Venezuela has presented a plan that proposes a "political and peaceful process" to resolve Venezuelan crisis instead of a direct international intervention.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 07, 2019, 4:40 AM EST
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  • Venezuela's President Nicolás Maduro asked the U.S. why it wants a "repeat of Vietnam."

    Venezuela’s embattled President Nicolás Maduro said that he won’t quit under U.S. pressure, warning that his American counterpart Donald Trump will leave the White House “stained with blood.”

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 04, 2019, 1:12 AM EST
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  • Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaidó said he will continue to fight "humanitarian crisis."

    The tug of war between President Nicolas Maduro and the self-declared interim President Juan Guaidó heated up after Venezuela's Supreme Court imposed a travel ban and financial curbs on the opposition leader.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 30, 2019, 1:50 AM EST
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  • Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaidó said he will be holding rallies on Wednesday and Saturday.

    U.S. National Security Adviser warned Venezuela of “a significant response” if it threatens American diplomats or opposition leader Juan Guaidó, who declared himself as the country’s interim president last week.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 28, 2019, 7:11 AM EST
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  • Juan Guaidó swore himself in as Venezuela's interim president.

    Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro gave U.S. diplomats 72 hours to leave the country as he announced severing ties with Washington after President Donald Trump recognized its opposition leader as interim president.

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 24, 2019, 2:08 AM EST
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  • Brazil's far-right leader Jair Bolsonaro is nicknamed "Tropical Trump" for his nationalist agenda and anti-establishment rants.

    Far-right Congressman Jair Bolsonaro snagged a thumping win in the first round of Brazil’s presidential election but fell just short of amassing 50 percent votes, required to avoid second-round run-off later this month.

    LAST UPDATE : Oct 08, 2018, 3:27 AM EDT
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  • Polls show Jair Bolsonaro to be the frontrunner for presidential office if Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva remains barred from contesting.

    Brazil’s presidential election took a bloody turn on Friday after far-right presidential hopeful, Jair Bolsonaro, sustained “grave” wounds in a knife attack during a campaign rally in the south-east state of Minas Gerais.

    LAST UPDATE : Sep 07, 2018, 6:51 AM EDT
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    Following a marathon debate spanning over 15 hours, Argentina’s Senate voted 38 to 31 against a bill that seeks to legalize elective abortion in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy in the country dominated by Roman Catholics.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 09, 2018, 5:54 AM EDT
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