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Argentina-UK conflict reignites over new found Oil and Gas in Falklands

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A group of British exploration companies have found oil and gas in an area north of the Falkland Islands. The Argentine government has threatened to challenge all exploration and drilling efforts in court. The discoveries by the Zebedee exploration well were described by companies involved as “better than expected”. The oil explorers said they found 27.9 meters of net-oil bearing reservoir and... 

ALBA slams US decision against Venezuela

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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro (C) addresses leaders during an emergency meeting of the Alliance for the Peoples of Our America (ALBA) in Venezuela’s capital, Caracas, on March 17, 2015. Members of a regional bloc of Latin American and Caribbean nations have slammed the United States for its decision to label Venezuela as a security threat and impose sanctions against a number of its officials. The... 

Venezuela holds Massive Military Drills against "US Threat"

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Venezuelan Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino Lopez (R) mans a Russian-made 9K338 “Igla-S” (SA-18) man-portable air-defence (MANPAD) surface-to-air missile launcher in Caracas on March 14, 2015. Nearly 100,000 soldiers are taking part in massive 10-day military exercises across Venezuela, which were staged to counter an alleged US threat. It follows Washington’s decision to impose new... 

Evacuations as 6.6 earthquake shakes Colombia capital

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A magnitude 6.6 earthquake has hit the Colombian capital of Bogota, prompting mass evacuations from the city’s buildings. Strong and prolonged tremors sparked panic and a social media storm. The Colombian Geological Survey reported that the tremors originated from the Santander Department area and were 158 kilometers deep. The earthquake was an estimated magnitude of 6.6. According to the US Geological... 

Uruguay’s president Mujica steps down

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Newly sworn-in Uruguayan President Tabare Vazquez (R) receives the ceremonial sash from outgoing President Jose Pepe Mujica (2-R) in Montevideo on March 1, 2015. Uruguay’s president, Jose “Pepe” Mujica, a former guerrilla who lives on a farm and gives most of his salary to charity, is stepping down after five years in office, ending his term as one of the world’s most popular leaders... 

Russian Army returns to Latin America

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Vladimir Putin said that he would not allow the West to achieve military superiority over Russia. Russia will continue strengthening the nuclear potential, develop space forces, navy and long-range aviation. The Russian Navy plans to commission two new nuclear submarines. However, Russia lacks a developed system of bases that had been lost after the collapse of the USSR. Russian Defense Minister Sergei... 

6-inch Humanoid Aliens found in Chile

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A doctor has discovered the body of a tiny, 6-inch alien in Chile. The doctor has released a trailer showing off some footage of the adorable little extraterrestrial corpse. Steven Greer, former emergency medical physician and current alien investigator, discovered the little guy in Chile’s Atacama Desert. UFOlogists agree that the tiny alien is from Planet Zeeba, a planet that has been known to... 

Scientists unravel Snake venom mystery

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Schizophrenia, epilepsy and chronic pain research receives a boost as the mystery behind the Costa Rican coral snake’s capability to induce seizures in its victims is deciphered by researchers. The mechanism in the snake’s venom is consisted of a pair of proteins called micrurotoxins (MmTX) which bind to the pores of the nerve cells located in the spinal cord and brain, referred to as GABA(A)... 

Castro warns US against meddling in Cuba's affairs

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A handout picture released by Costa Rica’s presidency shows Cuban President Raul Castro delivering a speech during the inauguration of the III CELAC Summit 2015, 20 km northwest of San Jose, on January 28, 2015. Cuban President Raul Castro has said that US interference in his country’s internal affairs would render rapprochement between the two countries “meaningless.” Castro’s... 

Mexico government announces 43 students are “definitely dead”

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The Mexican government says it is certain that the 43 students who went missing while at the hands of the local police force in the town of Iguala four months ago are dead. Despite only having definitive forensic proof of one of the students’ remains, authorities confirmed that all students were murdered, their bodies were burned and then dumped in a river close to the town where they disappeared. The... 

US Congress mulls sanctions against Argentina

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The death of Argentina’s Federal Prosecutor Alberto Nisman who had accused the country’s President Cristina Kirchner of attempting to cover-up the bombing of the AMIA Jewish community center back in 1994, stirred up a new dispute with the United States after Buenos Aires decided to carry out an independent investigation into the death and rejected the US Republicans’ demands to sever diplomatic... 

Argentina to dissolve intelligence body after prosecutor death

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The judicial investigation into the death of Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman brought to light the shady links between the CIA and Israel’s Mossad spy agency with the Argentine Intelligence Services. Nisman had filed a criminal complaint against the Argentine president for obstructing the probe of the AMIA Jewish community center bombing which took place in 1994. According to Wikileaks the... 

Fidel Castro breaks silence on Cuba-America reconciliation

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“I don’t trust the policy of the United States… but this does not mean I reject a pacific solution to the conflicts,” iconic former Cuban leader Fidel Castro commented on the push for a restoration of Cuban-American ties. This is the first time the ex-revolutionary president has spoken publicly since the December 17 US push for a historic reconciliation between the two nations. The... 

New Painkiller Stronger than Morphine found in Coffee

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Coffee contains a protein that has an effect similar to morphine, specialists at the University of Brasilia and Brazilian agriculture research company Embrapa have discovered. Moreover, the new substance’s effect lasts longer. The research was conducted by Felipe Vinecky of the Molecular Biology Department at the University of Brasilia (UnB) in cooperation with the Genetics and Biotechnology Division... 

Vast majority of Brazil babies delivered by Caesarean Section

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The Brazilian health minister warns of the C-section “epidemic.” The Brazilian health minister has warned of the soaring number of cesarean sections carried out in the country’s health clinics as compared with natural birth, saying the “epidemic” must be stopped. “The epidemic of cesarean births in the country is unacceptable and it must be treated as a public health problem,”... 
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