Americas

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Argentinian rugby players sentenced to life in prison over teen’s murder
Fernando Báez Sosa, son of Paraguayan immigrants, was attacked outside nightclub in what family see as racially motivated attack

Natalie Alcoba in Buenos Aires

06, Feb, 2023 @6:51 PM

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Leaked video footage of ocean pollution shines light on deep-sea mining
Company rebuts claims by scientists that ‘uncontrolled and unscientific’ practices highlight dangers of going ahead with seabed mining

Leyland Cecco in Toronto

06, Feb, 2023 @12:50 PM

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‘Carnival of democracy’: celebration returns to Rio after a two-year hiatus
The city’s residents revel after the devastation of Bolsonaro’s presidency with official – and unofficial – blocos

Constance Malleret in Rio de Janeiro

06, Feb, 2023 @10:30 AM

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Weather tracker: extremes of heat and cold hit South and North America
Conditions in parts of South America up to 10C above average as US records its coldest ever temperature

Alice Fowle and Matt Andrews (Metdesk)

06, Feb, 2023 @9:53 AM

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‘A different perspective’: the journalist reporting the Amazon through fresh eyes
Elaíze Farias, editor of news outlet Amazônia Real, wants her ‘post-colonial’ journalism to put the voices of marginalised people first

Mélissa Godin in Manaus

06, Feb, 2023 @7:30 AM

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‘My city is destroying itself’: Juliaca under siege as death toll rises in Peru’s uprising
Two months on, there’s no solution in sight as authorities use force to try to subdue protests calling for political change

Tom Phillips in Juliaca

05, Feb, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Canadian teenager wins $48m jackpot with her first lottery ticket
Juliette Lamour, a student from Ontario, makes history with £30m prize after taking part ‘for fun’

Tobi Thomas

04, Feb, 2023 @4:43 PM

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‘My forefathers did something horribly wrong’: British slave owners’ family to apologise and pay reparations
The Trevelyans were shocked to see their name in a slavery database and a journey to Grenada confirmed the continuing impact of their grim history

Paul Lashmar and Jonathan Smith

04, Feb, 2023 @2:42 PM

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Ontario says ‘colonization’ costs mean it does not owe First Nations billions
Canadian province argues in court it is not responsible for compensating Indigenous people over broken treaty obligations

Leyland Cecco in Toronto

03, Feb, 2023 @5:58 PM

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Best restaurant in Montreal according to Tripadvisor does not exist
Le Nouveau Duluth enjoyed an incredible reputation on Tripadvisor – raising questions over online reviews

Leyland Cecco in Toronto

03, Feb, 2023 @11:54 AM

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‘Gets police out of the lives of drug users’: decriminalization move takes effect in Canadian province
British Columbia now allows possession of 2.5g of illegal drugs in measure to mitigate opioid crisis

Justin Ling in Vancouver

03, Feb, 2023 @6:30 AM

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Bolsonaro attended meeting about plot to keep him in power, senator says
Senator says he was asked to get justice to make compromising comments on tape as Bolsonaro ‘sat in silence’

Constance Malleret in Rio de Janeiro

02, Feb, 2023 @6:52 PM

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