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Health workers receive a new patient suspected of COVID-19 arriving at the University Hospital of Brasília, in Brasilia, Brazil, Aug. 5, 2020.
At least 232,992 health professionals have been diagnosed with COVID-19 and 196 of those have officially died of it, according to health ministry
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Mon, 08/10/2020 - 11:39
Aymara indigenous women wearing protective masks are seen at the Plaza Murillo during a celebration marking the 195th…
Throughout history, indigenous peoples have been decimated by diseases brought from elsewhere, to which they had no immunity 
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Sun, 08/09/2020 - 07:49
STURGIS, SD - AUGUST 08: People walk along Main Street during the 80th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in Sturgis, South Dakota…
US leads the world, followed by Brazil and India
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Sun, 08/09/2020 - 05:24
TOPSHOT - A woman looks at Brazilian actor Fabio de Almeida disguised as death to raise awareness of the importance of wearing…
Brazil’s President, Jair Bolsonaro, said last week he had 'a clear conscience' despite the toll
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Sat, 08/08/2020 - 20:34
Jorge Rodriguez shows a video of Airon Berry, a former U.S. special forces soldier associated with the Florida-based private security firm Silvercorp USA, during a televised statement in Caracas, May 7, 2020. (By Venezuela's Ministry of Communication)
Former Green Berets Luke Denman, 34, and Airan Berry, 41, admitted to participating in the May 4 operation, Saab wrote on his Twitter account
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Sat, 08/08/2020 - 11:32
(FILES) In this file photo US Customs officers speaks with people in a car beside a sign saying that the US border is closed at…
In Canada’s remote, sparsely populated Atlantic region, cases are so rare that the four easternmost provinces have formed a 'travel bubble'
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Sat, 08/08/2020 - 08:05
FILE PHOTO: Canada's Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland attends a news conference as efforts continue to help slow the…
The move marks the latest ruction in a choppy relationship between the neighbors and close allies since President Donald Trump took office in 2017
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Fri, 08/07/2020 - 18:28
FILE - In this July 15, 2019, file photo, Naason Joaquin Garcia, the leader of a Mexico-based evangelical church with a…
Bail nearly doubles to $90 million
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Fri, 08/07/2020 - 05:05
The moon rises over Panama City, Monday, July 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco)
A dozen Haitian migrants to be tried for their role in attack on Panama border police
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Fri, 08/07/2020 - 01:50
FILE PHOTO: Former Spanish King Juan Carlos attends a bullfighting at the bullring in Aranjuez, Spain, June 2, 2019. REUTERS…
Former King Juan Carlos left Spain this week under a storm of scandal, sparking a surge in republican sentiment
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Thu, 08/06/2020 - 17:58
Cafeteria owner Miguel Sanchez, right, inspects his purchase as a porter loads his items into a courier service's truck, to…
Cuba has launched the first in a series of long-promised reforms meant to bolster the country's struggling private sector and its economy as a whole
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Thu, 08/06/2020 - 14:42
Nurse Eva Fiori updates a medical record of a patient suffering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at the Intensive Care…
Brazil testing blitz aims to identify asymptomatic people with coronavirus
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Thu, 08/06/2020 - 01:13
Juan Felipe Amaya, from left, Jaime Granados and Victor Mosquera, lawyers representing senator and former President Alvaro…
Former Colombia President Alvaro Uribe contracts coronavirus before starting court ordered house arrest
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Wed, 08/05/2020 - 23:59
Fossilised leg bone with malignant bone cancer of the Cretaceous Period horned dinosaur Centrosaurus apertus
Leg bone had cancerous tumor the size of an apple
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Wed, 08/05/2020 - 21:10
A supporter of former President Alvaro Uribe holding a banner with a message that reads in Spanish: "We are with Uribe" takes…
Alvaro Uribe becomes first ex-Colombian president to be detained by Supreme Court
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Wed, 08/05/2020 - 04:47

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