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Venezuela Slams Nations for “Meddling” Over Protest Call

“Venezuela Slams Nation for “Meddling” Over Protest Call.” News, April 18, 2017, sec. Latin America & Caribbean. http://www.bbc.com/news/Veworld-latin-america-39629041. Delcy Rodriguez, Venezuela’s Foreign Minister, criticized a joint communique by 11 Latin American countries that called on Venezuela’s government to “guarantee the right to peace protest,” as “rude meddling” on their part. The 11 …

Costa Rica Elects 1st Woman President in Landslide

http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2010/02/08/world/AP-LT-Costa-Rica-Elections.html?_r=1&ref=americas On February 8th, 2010, Costa Ricans elected their first female president, Laura Chinchilla, in a landslide. Chinchilla won with a 22 point lead over her closest challenger, which is quite large. She was the vice president in the ruling regime, the National Liberation Party, and many considered her a …

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