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March 29, 2020

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The new wave of feminism sweeping Latin America

The new wave of feminism sweeping Latin America

Women across Latin America are organizing a wave of protests to force gender politics into the public arena amid staggering rates of femicide and highly restrictive abortion laws.Thousands of Argentines who demonstrated last week in Buenos Aires for the decrim

Sequins, skin and politics as Rio carnival opens

Sequins, skin and politics as Rio carnival opens

Rio de Janeiro kicked off its annual carnival parades Sunday in a swirl of glitter, sequins and barely covered skin, an over-the-top spectacle that this year is packed with political commentary on Brazil's far-right government.Vying for the title of carnival

Trump claims Democrats will stop Sanders

Trump claims Democrats will stop Sanders

US President Donald Trump predicted Monday that the Democratic Party leadership would prevent frontrunner Bernie Sanders from becoming its candidate in November elections.Sanders' leftist politics alarm many moderate Democrats, who fear that if he heads the t

Thai court dissolves key pro-democracy party

Thai court dissolves key pro-democracy party

A stridently anti-military Thai party was dissolved Friday and its key members banned from politics for a decade over a $6 million loan by its billionaire founder, a withering blow to the kingdom's pro-democracy movement.The ruling could edge the politically