The Americas

Peru's President Martin Vizcarra addresses Congress as lawmakers were set to vote over whether to oust Vizcarra after…
Peru president said he will not challenge lawmakers decision to remove him from office
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Tue, 11/10/2020 - 04:13 AM
FILE - A man holds a mock syringe as demonstrators protest against Sao Paulo state governor Joao Doria and China's Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Nov. 1, 2020.
Regulatory body stops tests of Chinese-developed vaccine after 'adverse, serious event' involving volunteer in late October
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Tue, 11/10/2020 - 02:09 AM
Supporters of Democratic U.S. presidential nominee Joe Biden gather outside Little Haiti Cultural Complex.
Politicians mostly view Biden-Harris administration as a positive for the Caribbean nation
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Tue, 11/10/2020 - 01:01 AM
Flood-affected people cross a street on a boat in the aftermath of Hurricane Eta in La Lima, Honduras, Nov. 7, 2020.
IFRC says situation in Honduras is especially critical and an estimated 400,000 people have been directly affected by storm, a figure that could double in coming days
Lisa Schlein
Sun, 11/08/2020 - 10:09 AM
Roelvis Matos, 46, prepares the roof of his home ahead of the arrival of the Storm Eta in Havana, Cuba, November 7, 2020…
Warnings and watched issued for Cuba and Florida?
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Sun, 11/08/2020 - 08:31 AM
People walk around a road blocked by a landslide in San Cristobal Verapaz, Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, in the aftermath of…
Rescue efforts continue, with 100 estimated killed in landslides triggered by Hurricane Eta?
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Sat, 11/07/2020 - 02:48 PM
Residents walk past inundated vehicles in the flooded streets of Planeta, Honduras, Friday, Nov. 6, 2020, in the aftermath of…
Eta, now a tropical depression that is expected to strengthen, leaves at least 100 dead from floods, mudslides in Central America
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Sat, 11/07/2020 - 04:55 AM
Wilamaya Patjxa vicu?a hunt
A 9,000-year-old woman has scientists rethinking prehistoric gender roles
VOA science Correspondent Steve Baragona
Sun, 11/08/2020 - 01:52 PM
Evelyne Sincère
Thousands fill streets of capital in honor of Evelyne Sincere, who was reportedly tortured and raped before being killed by her captors
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Fri, 11/06/2020 - 10:37 PM
A farmer wearing a mask as a precaution against the spread of the new coronavirus drives his horse cart in the town La Gallega…
Government will also loosen some price controls and delegate others to local officials’ discretion
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Fri, 11/06/2020 - 02:45 PM
President-elect Luis Arce, right, receives his presidential credentials from Supreme Court President Salvador Romero during a…
Opponents of Bolivia’s president wage strike ahead of his inauguration Sunday?
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Fri, 11/06/2020 - 07:09 AM
A woman walks among debris on a bridge over the Chamelecon river after the passage of Storm Eta, in Pimienta, Honduras Nov. 6, 2020.
Storm leaves at least 57 dead from floods, mudslides in Honduras, Guatemala and Panama
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Fri, 11/06/2020 - 01:40 AM
Residents wade through a flooded road in the aftermath of Hurricane Eta in Planeta, Honduras, Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020. The storm…
Forecasters say the now-tropical depression was expected to regather and head toward Cuba and possibly the Gulf of Mexico by early next week
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Thu, 11/05/2020 - 10:32 PM
FILE - AstraZeneca offices and its corporate logo are seen on a building in Cambridge, Britain, July 18, 2020.
AstraZeneca set to conduct clinical trials
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Thu, 11/05/2020 - 05:59 AM
Brazil's Senator Flavio Bolsonaro takes selfies with supporters of his father, President Jair Bolsonaro, during the…
Brazil president’s son accused of siphoning money from salaries of his staffers when he served as a state lawmaker?
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Thu, 11/05/2020 - 01:40 AM

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