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Argentine port workers suspend strike after protester run over

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Port workers in Greater Rosario, from where 80 percent of Argentina’s grains is shipped, suspended plans for a 24-hour strike on Thursday after a truck driver ran over and killed a protester, a union leader said. 138 more words

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Writer's Block in Paradise

Is it writer’s block or am I just lazy?

My excuse reason to come to Fortaleza was to find eternal summer and rediscover the sense of adventure I had lost somewhere… 623 more words


Beautifully, Breathtakingly Desolate- Caleta Tagus, Galapagos Islands

This morning we walked on the lava fields of Isabella Island, next to the 2nd largest active volcano in the world, and one with the 2nd largest caldera (V. 460 more words


Venezuela top court to assume congress role; opposition decries 'dictatorship'

CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuela’s Supreme Court said it would take over the opposition-led Congress’s role because the legislature is in “contempt,” sparking accusations that President Nicolas Maduro’s administration is becoming a dictatorship. 293 more words

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Former Brazil house speaker Cunha sentenced to 15 years for graft

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazil’s former speaker of the lower house, Eduardo Cunha, was found guilty and sentenced to more than 15 years in prison on corruption charges on Thursday, according to the ruling from a federal court. 105 more words

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Foreign Language Trip

After a stressful school year, some foreign language students leave the U.S on school-sponsored trips to explore different countries and immerse themselves in the language they’ve been learning all year. 497 more words

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