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France hospitals in 'crisis organisation' – as it happened
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Clea Skopeliti (now); Ben Quinn, Rebecca Ratcliffe and Josh Taylor (earlier)

14, Feb, 2021 @11:59 PM

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Colombia to grant legal status to Venezuelan migrants
Move to grant protection status for 10 years described as ‘the most important humanitarian gesture’ in the region since the 1980s

Joe Parkin Daniels in Bogotá

11, Feb, 2021 @7:30 AM

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Venezuela's Nicolás Maduro sends oxygen to tackle Brazil's Covid crisis
President orders convoy to border in politically charged gesture after patients in Amazon city of Manaus reportedly ran out of oxygen

Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

18, Jan, 2021 @3:45 PM

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¡Populista! review: Chávez, Castro and Latin America's 'pink wave' leaders
BBC reporter Will Grant has produced an excellent look at the group of strongmen who came from left field

Carrie Gibson

09, Jan, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Leaders in Moscow, Beijing and Tehran revel in US Capitol chaos
Iranian president Hassan Rouhani says western democracy is brittle and weak

Shaun Walker, Helen Davidson in Taipei, Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro, Martin Chulov in Beirut and Bethan McKernan

07, Jan, 2021 @2:12 PM

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The world in 2021 – how global politics will change this year
Donald Trump’s departure will alter the face of geopolitics. The climate crisis and Covid response will affect all nations – while others face very particular challenges. Observer correspondents examine the 12 months ahead

Emma Graham-Harrison, Hannah Ellis-Petersen, David Smith, Helen Davidson, Jon Henley, Jason Burke, Andrew Roth, Oliver Holmes, Tom Phillips and Graham Readfearn

03, Jan, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Karl Chidsey obituary
Other lives: University lecturer in subjects related to psychology and business who in retirement helped drug addicts in Venezuela

Germania Marquina de Chidsey

01, Jan, 2021 @5:41 PM

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Alarm at Colombia plan to exclude migrants from coronavirus vaccine
President Iván Duque says undocumented Venezuelans will be denied access in a move denounced as unethical and impractical

Joe Parkin Daniels in Bogotá

22, Dec, 2020 @10:30 AM

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'Immense suffering': older people worldwide being failed by aid agencies – report
‘It’s much easier to get funding for children’ says one charity, as 11-country survey finds systematic failings ‘tantamount to neglect’

Kate Hodal

26, Nov, 2020 @7:15 AM

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'What a spectacle!': US adversaries revel in post-election chaos
From Iran to Venezuela to Russia, once-chided national leaders enjoy the sight of US democracy in action

Andrew Roth in Moscow and Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro

06, Nov, 2020 @2:33 PM

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In the age of Covid, sanctions against ‘rogue states’ just spread the misery | Simon Tisdall
Aggressive measures affecting North Korea, Iran and Venezuela have merely hurt the vulnerable and hardened attitudes

Simon Tisdall

18, Oct, 2020 @5:00 AM

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International criminal court’s work blunted by petty campaign | Letter
Letter: Human rights advocate Kerry Kennedy describes how US state department sanctions are hampering the ICC’s efforts to fight atrocities across the globe


08, Oct, 2020 @4:24 PM

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