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Argentina marks 75th anniversary of Peronism

Argentina is commemorating the birth of Peronism. Events have been held to mark the 75th anniversary of protests calling for the release of imprisoned politician Juan Domingo Peron who went on to become president. After a tumultuous political career, Peron died in office in 1974. In this year’s celebration, many …

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Mexico removes Christopher Columbus statue before annual protest

The Mexican government has removed a prominent bronze statue of Christopher Columbus and surrounded another with high metal fencing ahead of an annual protest that marks the explorer’s arrival in the Americas in 1492. Protests have been held in several Latin American countries on the anniversary of the explorer’s arrival …

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🇨🇱 Chile Referendum: Can it bring true equality? | The Stream

Chilean lawmakers are set to hold a referendum on October 25th on the adoption of a new constitution after widespread demonstrations over social inequality rocked the country last year. The vote, originally scheduled for April 2020, was postponed as a result of coronavirus. However, opposition activists say that was an …

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Amazon Rainforest Burns and Brazil's Leaders Are Under Fire | WSJ

At the U.N General Assembly, Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro plans to address concerns about deforestation, the Amazon fires and economic development in his country. WSJ’s Jason Bellini previewed the topics with Brazilian Environment Minister Ricardo Salles. More from the Wall Street Journal: Visit WSJ.com: Visit the WSJ Video Center: On …

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