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Globe Trot: Did Argentina’s president conspire with Iran in Jewish center attack?

By Mindy Belz
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International | ARGENTINA: Shortly before his death, Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman drafted an affidavit seeking President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner’s arrest,

Globe Trot: Argentina’s murder scandal is a movie in the making

By Mindy Belz
Posted

International | ARGENTINA: Argentine journalist Damian Pachter saw his Twitter followers go from 420 to more than 10,000 as he broke on the tweetstream a scoop on the murder…

Argentine lawyer appeals to U.S. for help with persecution case

By Katlyn Babyak
Posted

Persecution | The two women selling food on a street corner in the crime-ridden city of Río Tercero, Argentina, had no time to run when a van pulled up in front of them…

Could an assassination attempt lead to religious liberty in Argentina?

By Katlyn Babyak
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Persecution | On the morning of Oct. 21, gunshots rang out in a crowded neighborhood in the province of Córdoba, Argentina. Several of the bullets fired by unidentified…

Globe Trot: Pastors battle drug traffickers in Argentina

By Jamie Dean
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International | ARGENTINA: For Argentine pastor Marcelo Nieva, helping victims of domestic violence, sex trafficking, and drug abuse is increasingly dangerous work in a…

Will Brazil’s World Cup be a world-class disaster?

By Andrew Branch
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Sports | The roof of the stadium hosting the World Cup opener June 12 in Brazil will not be finished for the tournament, Brazilian officials said Friday. In all, three…

Globe Trot: Haiti orders audit of Clinton-led recovery commission

By Mindy Belz
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International | HAITI: Haiti’s Superior Court is demanding an audit of former President Bill Clinton’s management of the Interim Haiti Recovery Commission—reflecting…

Globe Trot: Boko Haram ratchets up the violence in Nigeria

By Mindy Belz
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International | NIGERIA: Boko Haram attacks are too hard to keep up with. An official says “many, many” people have been killed by militants who attacked a town on the…

Venezuela protest cheat sheet

By Lynde Langdon
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South America | What’s behind the recent riots and how are they similar to, and yet very different from, protests in Ukraine?

Globe Trot: Diplomacy fails amid Syria’s ‘apocalyptic disaster’

By Mindy Belz
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International | INDIA: The worst violence against Christians in the 21st century took place in India’s Orissa state at the hands of Hindu nationalists, according to…

Port fight fuels South American rivalry

By Rob Holmes
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Transportation | Brazil agreed to fund the majority of a new deep-water port in tiny neighboring Uruguay last week in a move to help both countries flout new Argentinian…

Pesticides plague Argentina’s rural farming communities

By David Sonju
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Environment | As Argentina’s agricultural industry grows, farmers are using more and more pesticides to produce larger harvests. But the massive agrochemical use is often…

 
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