South America


Cuba’s small Muslim community to mark end of Ramadan

There are 10,000 Muslims in Cuba, making up less than 0.1 percent of the island nation’s population There are 10,000 Muslims in Cuba, making up less than 0.1 percent of the island nation’s population (AFP Photo/Adaberto Roque) Havana (AFP) – They speak little Arabic and don’t have a real mosque, […]

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Rio 2016: Jaguar in Amazon torch relay shot dead

A jaguar has been shot dead shortly after it was used in an Olympic torch relay at a zoo in the Brazilian city of Manaus, the army said. The female jaguar escaped its handlers after the ceremony on Monday and attacked a soldier, a spokesman said. Four tranquiliser darts failed […]


Lionel Messi breaks record as Argentina reach Copa America final

Lionel Messi became his country’s leading scorer with a superb free-kick as Argentina beat hosts the USA 4-0 reach Sunday’s Copa America final. The Barcelona forward, 28, passed Gabriel Batistuta’s 54-goal tally with a 25-yard strike. Messi provided the assist for Ezequiel Lavezzi’s opener, then scored his stunner before Napoli’s […]

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US pressure : Don’t yield to US pressure, Maduro tells Caribbean leaders

US pressure : Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro on Saturday accused the United States of exerting “brutal pressure” on nations in the region to isolate his country, already battered by an economic crisis and domestic political upheaval. At a regional summit of Caribbean countries gathered in Havana, Maduro urged his counterparts “not […]

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