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Brazil lawmakers mull recommending homicide charges against Bolsonaro for pandemic policies

Brazilian senators met into Tuesday night discussing a report that will recommend President Jair Bolsonaro be indicted on criminal charges for allegedly bungling the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and pushing the count...

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Haiti gang seeks $1 million for each kidnapped U.S. missionary

A gang that kidnapped 17 members of a U.S.-based missionary group is demanding a $1 million ransom per person, although authorities are not clear whether that includes the five children being held, a top Haitian official t...

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Colombian man sentenced to prison after being caught driving ‘narco submarine’ full of cocaine — for the second time

Coast Guard officers found over 4,000 pounds of cocaine worth $35 million aboard the submersible after a dangerous encounter at sea, prosecutors say.

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Cannabis edibles maker Wana Brands looks to promote more social causes after $298 million upfront payment from Canopy Growth

Founder of Wana Brands has been more inspired by social efforts by Warby Parker and Patagonia even though she has been called the Martha Stewart of edibles.

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Strikers protest Haiti’s lack of security after kidnappings

The usually chaotic streets of Haiti’s capital were quiet and largely empty Monday as thousands of workers angry about the nation’s lack of security went on strike in protest two days after 17 members of a U.S.-based missi...

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Colin Powell dies from COVID-19 complications, family says

Gen. Colin Powell, the former secretary of state and chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, died age 84 from COVID-19 complications, his family said Monday.

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Celebrities join Prince William for Earthshot Prize award

Celebrities joined Prince William in London on Sunday for the inaugural awards ceremony of his Earthshot Prize, an ambitious environmental program that aims to find new ideas and technologies around the world to tackle cli...

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I never expected to retire to Panama — but we are living ‘very comfortably’ on $1,200 a month

This couple moved from Florida without speaking much Spanish.

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Havana Syndrome reportedly afflicts families linked to the U.S. Embassy in Colombia

The development comes days before Secretary of State Antony Blinken is expected to visit Bogotá.

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U.S. to reopen its land borders in November for those fully vaccinated

The U.S. will reopen its land borders to nonessential travel next month, ending a 19-month freeze due to the COVID-19 pandemic as the country moves to require all international visitors to be vaccinated against the coronav...

Markets Overview

Ticker Name Last Chg Chg %
SPMERVAL S&P MERVAL Index 84307.98 1,448.29 1.75%
A1DOW Dow Jones Americas Index USD 1062.68 -0.02 0.00%