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Portugal forest fires: At least 62 killed, many in cars overrun by blaze

Brazilian police seize 60 assault rifles smuggled in pool heaters from US

Yesterday Puerto Rico kicked off the biggest bankruptcy case in America’s history. Public-sector debts total almost $74bn (around 100% of GNP). The territory’s politicians have made it clear for years that it cannot pay up, but a change in American law was needed to offer an escape route. Working out which of Puerto Rico’s creditors take priority will now bring a protracted legal battle, writes our United States economics editor

Trump tells Canada, Mexico he won’t terminate NAFTA - The White House says US President Donald Trump has told both Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexico’s president that he has agreed not to terminate the North American Free Trade Agreement at this time.

Venezuelan death toll rises as unrest enters fourth week

Major quake strikes off Chile’s east coast near Santiago

Major quake strikes off Chile’s coast near Santiago

Scores of Top Brazilian Politicians Implicated in Corruption Probe

Mexico ex-governor Yarrington
Fugitive Mexico ex-governor Yarrington caught in Italy

Leftist Claims Victory in Ecuadorian Presidential Race

Protester dies in Paraguay clash violence after re-election vote

Vancouver Island, BC, Canada man attacked by grizzly bear at remote logging camp



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