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Cuba to Open Embassy in Washington on July 20
President Raul Castro confirmed Cuba’s decision to re-establish relations and open an embassy in Washington in a letter to U.S. President Barack Obama, state television reported...
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  Venezuela (Click here for more Venezuela news)
 7/2/2015   Guyana Seeks Caribbean Support in Border Dispute with Venezuela
 7/2/2015   Spaniard Who Arranged Wife’s Murder in Venezuela Handed 22 Years in Prison
 7/2/2015   U.S. Senator Corker in Caracas Warns Venezuela "Headed for More Suffering"
 7/2/2015   VenEconomy: The Five Horsemen of Venezuela's Socialism
 7/2/2015   VenEconomía: Los Cinco Jinetes del Socialismo
  Colombia (Click here for more)
 7/2/2015   Committee OK’s 1st Mercy Killing in Colombia for Patient with Terminal Cancer
 7/2/2015   At Least 8 Wounded, Serious Material Damage in Two Bogota Bomb Blasts
 7/2/2015   Colombia Coca Planting Increased 44% in 2014, UN Says
 7/2/2015   Five Die in Blast at Coal Mine in Colombia
 7/1/2015   Colombia’s Emgesa Begins Reservoir Filling at Giant Hydro Project
 7/2/2015   Journalist Gunned Down in Southern Mexico
 7/2/2015   Well-Known Mexican Journalist Jacobo Zabludovsky Dies
 7/2/2015   Authorities in Northern Mexico Nab Suspects with Guns, Drugs
 7/2/2015   Seven Mexican Cops Charged with Torture
 7/1/2015   Remittances to Mexico Climb 3.6%
  Brazil (Click here for more)
 7/2/2015   Brazil Records Best 1st-Half Trade Balance in 3 Years
 7/1/2015   Rousseff Tours Silicon Valley, Rides in Self-Driving Car
 7/1/2015   NETmundial Initiative Charts Path to Better Web Governance at Brazil Meeting
 7/1/2015   Militarized Police to Be Enlisted to Prevent Uber from Operating in Sao Paulo
 7/1/2015   Brazil Expects to Account for 10% of U.S. Fresh Beef Imports
 7/2/2015   Sex Exhibition at University Causes Uproar in Argentina
 6/30/2015   Buenos Aires Hails End to U.S. Ban on Argentine Beef
 6/30/2015   Argentina and Brazil Launch System for Paying Pensions in Local Currencies
 6/24/2015   Argentine Government Denies Responsibility for Recent Power Blackouts
 6/23/2015   Recount Confirms Socialist Victory in Argentine Governor’s Race
 6/25/2015   Seven Dead in Bolivia Highway Crash
 6/23/2015   Eight-Year-Old Girl Dies of Rabies in Bolivia
 6/22/2015   Bolivia Shuts Down Cocaine Smuggling Route from Peru, Government Says
 6/19/2015   Facebook Signs Agreement with Bolivian Telecom to Promote Free Internet
 6/18/2015   Bolivia to Open 8 National Parks to Oil Exploration
 7/2/2015   Caribbean Development Bank Warns of High Cost of Climate Change
 7/2/2015   UN Chief Asks Caribbean to Do More in Fight against Domestic Violence
 7/2/2015   Water Rationing Expanded in Puerto Rico, Affecting 425K Residents
 7/2/2015   Jamaica Seeks to Ban Pot Smoking Behind the Wheel
 7/2/2015   UN’s Ban Salutes Caribbean for Advances in Renewable Energy
  Central America
 7/1/2015   Guatemalan Court to Hear Motion to Postpone Elections
 7/1/2015   Panama-Mexico FTA Will Boost Regional Integration, Officials Say
 6/29/2015   Panamanian Fisherman Rescued after Spending 5 Days Lost on Pacific Coast
 6/29/2015   Costa Rica’s President Accepts Piglet as Official First Pet
 6/28/2015   Protesters Call for Guatemalan President’s Resignation
 7/2/2015   Study: Chile Spends Least on Environmental Protection among OECD Countries
 7/1/2015   Penta Las Americas to Sell Stake in 2 Chilean Highways to Spain’s Abertis
 6/30/2015   Head of Chile’s Enersis Steps Down Amid Probe of Political Contributions
 6/30/2015   Chilean Unemployment Climbs to 6.6%
 6/23/2015   Right-Wing Chilean Politicians Charged with Irregular Election Funding
 7/2/2015   Cuban Exiles in Miami: Between Resignation and Hope
 7/2/2015   Cubans Get 35 Wi-Fi Zones Nationwide and Reduced Internet Tariff
 7/1/2015   Republican Presidential Hopefuls Reject Accord with Cuba
 7/1/2015   Limited Air Capacity Could Hamper Flow of U.S. Tourists to Cuba
 7/1/2015   U.S. Says Its Diplomats in Cuba Will Be Free to Travel and Speak with Cubans
  Ecuador (Click here for more)
 6/16/2015   Ecuadorian Leader Puts Controversial Tax Changes on Hold
 6/15/2015   Ecuador’s Correa Challenges Opponents to Remove Him Via Recall
 6/5/2015   Ecuador Gets OPEC’s Support in Dispute with Chevron
 5/31/2015   Police Seize 3.4 Tons of Cocaine in Southwest Ecuador
 5/30/2015   Ecuador Moves Toward Electronic Currency
 7/1/2015   At Least 15 Die in Peru Bus Crash
 6/28/2015   Peru Eradicates 17,500 Hectares of Illegal Coca Crops
 6/27/2015   Study: Mercury Contaminates 75% of Adobe Houses in Peruvian Region
 6/24/2015   Peru Works to Preserve Indian Languages
 6/23/2015   Peru’s President Announces $477 Million to Clean Lake Titicaca
 6/25/2015   Loss-Making Uruguayan State Oil Company Needs Restructuring, Minister Says
 6/25/2015   Uruguay Looks to Cuban Project after Dairy Closures
 6/22/2015   Protest Outside House of Ex-Uruguayan Dictator for House Relief
 6/18/2015   Uruguay Senate Approves Bill to Pardon Debt Incurred by Cuba in 1986
 6/17/2015   Uruguayan Government to Remove 50 Abandoned Ships from Port of Montevideo
  Latin America (Click here for more)
 7/1/2015   UNICEF Urges Latin America to Regulate Advertisement of Unhealthy Food
 6/30/2015   Spain’s FCC Cuts Deal with Slim’s Carso for Latin America Construction Projects
 6/24/2015   United Nations Urges Awareness on Illegal Trafficking of Migrants in Latin America
 6/22/2015   Ranching Pushes Paraguay’s Enlhet Indians off the Land
 6/18/2015   Spanish FM Calls for Speeding Up EU-Mercosur Trade Talks
 7/2/2015   Democratic Ex-Sen. Jim Webb Announces Presidential Candidacy
 7/2/2015   False “Active Shooter” Report Puts U.S. Navy Facility on Alert
 7/2/2015   Oregon Becomes the Fourth U.S. State to Legalize Cannabis
 7/2/2015   Obama Urges States to Expand Health Care Program
 7/1/2015   Obama Announces “Historic” Accord to Open U.S. Embassy in Cuba (VIDEO)
  World (Click here for more)
 7/2/2015   UNESCO Lists Yemen’s Old City of Sana’a as Endangered Heritage Site
 7/2/2015   UK May Ask Parliament to Green Light Bombing IS in Syria
 7/2/2015   Germany Summons U.S. Ambassador over NSA Spy Claims
 7/2/2015   Online IS Cell Dismantled in Morocco
 7/2/2015   Syrian Conflict Forces Children to Provide for Families, UNICEF Reports
  Business & Economy (Click here for more)
 7/2/2015   Univision Unveils Plans for IPO, Bolsters Relationship with Televisa
 7/2/2015   BBC Plans to Lay Off 1,000 Employees
 7/2/2015   Spain Achieves Lowest Unemployment Rate Since August 2011
 7/2/2015   U.S. Unemployment Rate Falls to 5.3% in June
 7/2/2015   France: “No” Vote in Greek Referendum Could Lead to Grexit
  Oil & Minerals (Click here for more)
 7/2/2015   BP to Pay $18.7 Billion to Settle Civil Claims over Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill
 7/2/2015   OPEC Crude Basket Rises to $59.47
 7/1/2015   Ukraine Suspends Purchase of Russian Natural Gas
 7/1/2015   OPEC Crude Basket Rises to $58.79
 6/30/2015   OPEC Crude Basket Drops to $58.24
  Opinion (Click here for more)
 6/29/2015   Beatrice Rangel: On the Right to Redress and the Springs of Moral Fortitude
 6/22/2015   Beatrice Rangel: An Infuriated God & An Environmental Crusader Mark the Summer Solstice
 6/14/2015   Beatrice Rangel: Between Ionesco & the Falklands Syndrome
 6/7/2015   Beatrice Rangel: The Ugly Americas
 5/31/2015   Beatrice Rangel: How FIFA Corrupted the Beautiful Game in the Americas and World
  Sports (Click here for more)
 7/2/2015   Nadal Exits Wimbledon in 2nd Round
 7/2/2015   Cape Verdean Walter Tavares to Play for NBA’s Atlanta Hawks
 7/2/2015   Mexico’s Chicharito Undergoes Successful Surgery, Federation Says
 7/2/2015   Federer Breezes Past Querrey into Wimbledon Third Round
 7/2/2015   Tsunami Survivor Martunis Signs with Sporting Lisbon
  Arts & Entertainment
 7/2/2015   Alejandro Sanz Set to Launch “Sirope” Tour
 7/2/2015   Costa Rica Also Backs Out of Miss Universe over Trump’s Racist Remarks
 7/2/2015   Mexican Composer Erika Vidrio Dedicates Rap to Donald Trump (VIDEO)
 7/2/2015   Lionsgate to Adapt Popular Board Game Monopoly for the Big Screen
 7/2/2015   Marc Jacobs Accidentally Posts Nude Photo on Instagram
  Science, Nature & Technology
 7/2/2015   Japanese Scientists Try to Grow Human Organs in Pigs for Transplants
 6/30/2015   Jaguar Born at Wildlife Facility in Mexico
 6/30/2015   U.S. Coast Guard Searching for Wreckage of SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket
 6/30/2015   Acropora Corals Vital to Protection of Fish from Sun
 6/30/2015   Mexico Developes Nanobiosensor to Detect Breast Cancer with Saliva Samples
  Society (Click here for more)
 7/1/2015   Billionaire Saudi Prince to Donate Entire Fortune to Charity
 6/18/2015   Hollande Appears with Girlfriend for First Time at Official Event
 6/12/2015   Spanish King Felipe VI Strips Sister Infanta Cristina of Duchess Title
 6/12/2015   Spain’s Queen Letizia to be Named U.N. Nutrition Ambassador
 6/5/2015   Princess Charlotte of Cambridge Christening Date Announced
  Job Openings in the Americas
 6/8/2015   Kazakhstan Announces Contest for Foreign Journalists
 5/14/2015   Assistant United States Attorney for Puerto Rico
 3/13/2015   US DOJ Attorney in Mexico City
 2/11/2015   OAS & Mexico Offer CONACYT-AMEXCID Scholarships for Students of the Americas
 1/15/2015   Director of Operations New York City Office of Immigrant Affairs

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