Trump falsely claims Hurricane Maria death toll was made up by Democrats

Despite evidence showing nearly 3,000 people were killed, US president tweets that figure is scheme to make me look bad Donald Trump has falsely claimed that 3,000 people did not die in Puerto Rico from Hurricane Maria, and said the number was made up by the Democratic party to make…

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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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