Americas

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Honduras presidential election: a referendum on the nation’s corruption and drugs
The next congress will have the opportunity to elect a new supreme court, attorney general and state auditors

Jeff Ernst in Tegucigalpa

28, Nov, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Sappy ending: Canada digs deep into strategic reserves to cover maple syrup shortage
A poor harvest season and booming demand has prompted Quebec’s syrup ‘cartel’ to release around 22,000 tonnes of the luscious liquid

Guardian staff

28, Nov, 2021 @2:54 AM

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HMRC to relocate to Newcastle office owned by Tory donors via tax haven
Deal is part of north-east regeneration scheme developed by property tycoons David and Simon Reuben

Harry Davies and Rowena Mason

25, Nov, 2021 @11:11 AM

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‘Un grand monsieur’: Lula challenge to Bolsonaro finds welcome in Europe
Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva gets a fist bump from Olaf Scholz and an invitation to the presidential palace from Macron

Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

25, Nov, 2021 @10:15 AM

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The Canadian town of Tiny has the world’s purest water. A gravel mining operation could ruin it
The people of Tiny and neighboring First Nations are fighting the expansion of the quarry pits to keep their water pristine

Leyland Cecco in Elmvale, Ontario

25, Nov, 2021 @10:00 AM

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‘It’s as if we’re in Mad Max’: warnings for Amazon as goldmining dredges occupy river
Hundreds of illegal goldmining dredges converge in search of metal as one activist describes it as a ‘free-for-all’

Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

24, Nov, 2021 @5:04 PM

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El Salvador rights groups fear repression after raids on seven offices
NGOs believe raids, officially part of an embezzlement inquiry, are an attempt to ‘criminalise social movements’

Joe Parkin Daniels

24, Nov, 2021 @12:44 PM

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‘She’s the only option’: Hondurans hope Xiomara Castro can lead the nation in a new direction
Candidate would be the country’s first female president who vows to stop the violence and corruption causing many to flee

Jeff Ernst in Tegucigalpa

24, Nov, 2021 @11:00 AM

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US expected to remove Farc from international terrorist list
The announcement comes five years after the demobilised rebel group signed a peace deal with the Colombian government

Joe Parkin Daniels in Bogotá

23, Nov, 2021 @11:11 PM

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Albion absolved: Britain was not secret instigator of Paraguay war, book claims
The notion that South American neighbours had a ‘fourth ally’ in the 19th-century War of the Triple Alliance is a myth, author says

Laurence Blair in Asuncíon

23, Nov, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Chile’s right rejoices after pro-Pinochet candidate wins presidential first round
José Antonio Kast will face progressive former student leader Gabriel Boric in runoff election next month

John Bartlett in Santiago

22, Nov, 2021 @6:18 PM

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Outrage after two journalists detained at Indigenous protest in Canada
Press organizations condemn arrest of Amber Bracken and Michael Toledano at pipeline protest in British Columbia

Leyland Ceccoin Ottawa

22, Nov, 2021 @4:23 PM

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