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Hondurans concerned legislative crisis threatens new government

On the eve of Xiomara Castro’s inauguration as Honduras’ new president, concern was on the rise among her supporters that…

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COVID cases in Americas hit highest level on record: PAHO

New COVID-19 infections in the Americas have reached their highest level since the pandemic began, health officials said, as the…

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Taiwan vice president heads to Honduras to work on shaky alliance

Taiwan’s Vice President William Lai is travelling to Honduras to attend the swearing-in of the nation’s next president, Xiomara Castro,…

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IMF urges El Salvador to strip Bitcoin’s legal tender status

El Salvador last year sought a $1.3bn loan from the International Monetary Fund, but talks have been stymied by the…

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Cuba acknowledges prosecuting hundreds for last year’s protests

Cuban authorities have acknowledged that more than 700 people, including dozens of teenagers, are facing criminal charges for last year’s…

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US court upholds conviction of Mexican drug lord ‘El Chapo’

A US court in 2019 sentenced Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman to life behind bars for a massive drug conspiracy. The…

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Recovery disrupted: IMF cuts global economic growth forecast

Cut to global forecast largely reflects downward revisions to US and China outlooks. The global economy is entering 2022 “in…

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Guatemala: Indigenous women celebrate ruling on sexual violence

Guatemala City, Guatemala – Survivors of Guatemala’s decades-long armed conflict have welcomed a Guatemalan court ruling that found five former…

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Infographic: Military capabilities of Russia and Ukraine

The threat of conflict looms in Eastern Europe with more than 100,000 Russian troops amassed along the border with Ukraine.…

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Looming Fed rate hikes have emerging markets dreading deja vu

If there were a character in literature who best mirrored the power the United States Federal Reserve wields over the…

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