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Anti-Zionist Gabriel Boric's presidential win leaves Chile's Jews worried

Gabriel Boric called Israel a "murderous state" in a meeting with Chile's Jewish community during his campaign.


Coronavirus: New 'Lambda' variant causes concern for WHO

The Lambda Coronavirus variant is circulating in South America at high rates, and one study showed some vaccines to be less effective against it.

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Colombia warns of new and aggressive strains of dangerous coffee fungus

Colombia, one of the world's leading coffee producers, is urging farmers to plant more resistant coffee varieties in an effort to stop the spread of a dangerous fungus.

Cuban First Secretary of Communist Party Raul Castro Ruz gives a speech, on January 01, 2019.

Cuba's Raul Castro leaves the political stage, his legacy yet unknown

Still, some thirty years after the end of the Cold War, Cuba remains one of the last Communist-run countries in the world.

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Lone Soldier surprises his family in Chile while disguised as delivery man

David went through a year and four months of training to become a combat soldier. When he finished, he decided to fly home to surprise his parents whom he hadn't seen for quite some time.

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Tattooed Italian mobster nabbed in Caribbean thanks to his cooking videos

Biart made a fatal mistake. He and his wife posted on YouTube several videos of Biart cooking Italian dishes. Although they were careful not to show his face, police recognized him from the tattoos.


Maya ruins in Belize offer peek at ancient wealth inequality

The researchers gauged wealth inequality based on the mix of large and smaller homes, along with the size and nature of the structures.

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Israeli-Colombian food-tech startup Demetria helps industry wake up & smell coffee

Until now, coffee-bean quality has been determined solely by cupping, a manual, expensive, time-consuming process carried out by the industry’s certified tasting experts.

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Chile regrets panic triggered by mistaken tsunami warning after quake

The ministry sent a message to cellphones around the country urging people to abandon coastal areas, though the ministry later said it was sent in error.

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif attends India-Iran business forum in New Delhi, India,

Iran’s Zarif on globetrotting push ahead of Biden presidency

Zarif’s trip to South America is unique, and is an attempt by Iran to show how much it has increased its stature as it emerges from an arms embargo.

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