Venezuela issues new currency, amid hyperinflation and social turmoil

(CNN)Venezuela issued a new currency Monday in an attempt to bolster its crumbling economy as the International Monetary Fund (IMF) warned that inflation could hit one million percent this year. “We found the revolutionary formula that puts work in the center of the general re-adjustment of society, based on the…

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Peruvian villagers face murder and intimidation from land traffickers

Invaders continue to seize land within the Chaparr ecological reserve, one of Perus most biodiverse forests Shortly after sunset, along an isolated stretch of highway leading out of a dusty hamlet in northern Peru, a band of five weary farmers clad in reflective neon vests and armed with traditional whips…

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Nicols Maduro’s plan for Venezuela adds bewilderment to despair

Many Venezuelans fleeing abroad are adamant peaceful solution is no longer possible Day after day the crowds flock to the Expresos Flamingo bus terminal in Caracas to begin checking out of their crumbling nation. Some carry their earthly possessions in suitcases or backpacks, others plastic bags containing water and snacks…

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Separation at the border: children wait in cages at south Texas warehouse

US Border Patrol allows reporters to visit but does not allow pictures or interviews at holding facility housing children as young as four Inside an old warehouse in south Texas, hundreds of children wait away from their parents in a series of cages created by metal fencing. One cage had…

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