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Bolivia campaign underway

Bolivia's May 3 general election campaign officially began on Monday as the deadline for presidential and legislative candidates to register passed, with exiled former president Evo Morales seeking a legislative seat.
Source: AFP | 2020/2/4 19:48:41

Venezuelan legislative commission to probe alleged wrongdoing by Guaido

Venezuela's National Assembly has created a special commission to investigate alleged corruption by opposition leader Juan Guaido and his aides, opposition deputy Jose Brito said on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/2/4 12:10:49

Venezuelan legislative commission to probe alleged wrongdoing by Guaido

Venezuela's National Assembly has created a special commission to investigate alleged corruption by opposition leader Juan Guaido and his aides, opposition deputy Jose Brito said on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/2/4 10:27:46

Candidates make final pitch

Democratic candidates made their frantic, final campaign pitches Sunday in Iowa, on a mission to persuade undecided voters one day before the state's nominating contest officially starts the US presidential election season.
Source: AFP | 2020/2/3 18:33:40

Canadians don't want to pay for Harry, Meghan's stay

A clear majority of Canadians feel their country does not have to pay for security for Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle, who have settled in British Columbia.
Source: AFP | 2020/2/3 18:28:41

Bloomberg proposes tax hike

US democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg on Saturday proposed major tax hikes on wealthy Americans and corporations, including a new tax aimed at people earning over $5 million per year.
Source: Reuters | 2020/2/2 17:18:40

End of Trump impeachment trial in sight after Senate rejects calling witnesses

Final votes on articles of impeachment against US President Donald Trump are to take place next week after the Senate voted Friday to reject effort in seeking witnesses and documents for the proceeding.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/2/2 11:37:37

Two dead, two injured in Florida church shooting: police

Four people were shot, two of them fatally, after a funeral Saturday afternoon at a church in Riviera Beach, Florida, said police.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/2/2 9:46:32

US to expand immigration-related travel restrictions to six more countries

The White House announced on Friday that the United States will restrict immigration from six new countries, four of which are African countries, a controversial move that has already drawn criticism.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/2/1 13:41:23

At least 15 dead in bus accident in Bolivia

At least 15 people died on Friday after a passenger bus fell into a ravine on a highway in the La Paz department in western Bolivia, local authorities reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/2/1 9:53:24

US soldiers hurt in strike up to 64

The number of US troops injured by an Iranian missile strike in Iraq has risen to 64, according to new figures released by the Pentagon.
Source: Agencies | 2020/1/31 22:13:41

China's fight against coronavirus buys world time, says Mexican expert

China's efforts to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus 2019-nCoV has bought crucial time for other countries to get prepared, a Mexican infectious disease expert has said.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/31 14:42:01

Brazilian president announces credit to states hit by severe storms

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro announced on Thursday the release of credit lines amounting to 892 million reals (209.4 million US dollars) to the states of Minas Gerais, Espirito Santo and Rio de Janeiro, which were deeply affected by heavy storms over the past weeks.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/31 13:44:33

Death toll rises to 20 in Peru gas truck blast

Another 11 people who sustained minor injuries in the Jan. 23 accident were released from the hospital the same day as the explosion in the city's Villa el Salvador district.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/31 10:19:10

Trump impeachment trial nears end of initial phase in US Senate

The US Senate is expected to wrap up the initial phase of President Donald Trump's impeachment trial before turning on Friday to the explosive question of whether to call witnesses such as former national security adviser John Bolton.
Source: Reuters | 2020/1/30 23:48:44

Trump signs new trade deal with Canada, Mexico into law

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed the revised United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) into law in an outdoor ceremony on the White House South Lawn.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/30 11:27:51

Trump signs new trade deal with Canada, Mexico into law

U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed the revised United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) into law in an outdoor ceremony on the White House South Lawn.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/30 11:19:07

U.S. authorities issue emergency ordinance for Kobe Bryant crash site

An emergency ordinance has been issued for the crash site where former NBA star Kobe Bryant and eight others were killed, Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva told a press conference on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/28 22:08:53