Category Archives: Americas

More women come forward with sexual violence allegations against CBC host Jian Ghomeshi

Toronto Star alleges Ghomeshi choked and punched several womenEmbattled CBC hosts says: I intend to meet these allegations directly Continue reading…
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  3. Sexual predators and sexual fetishes: Don’t confuse the two
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Families of missing students confront Mexicos president

Parents push for greater search efforts during five-hour meeting held more than a month after young men disappeared Continue reading…
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  1. Hunt for Mexicos missing students moves to rubbish dump
  2. Mexico: officials searching for 43 missing students find human remains
  3. Mexico students hunt leads to new mass grave
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Mexican cartel boss vows to fight to the death instead of surrendering

Net may be closing on Knights Templar leader Servando Gómez, alias La Tuta, as he releases rambling online video message Continue reading…




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  1. PM vows to ‘fight terror’ after Ottawa attack
  2. Canadian PM Harper vows to step up fight against terrorist organization
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Canadian MPs hold first caucuses since shooting: ‘Nothing is going to stop us’

David Christopherson of the New Democratic party says I am going to walk back in the room and pick up where we left off last week Continue reading…
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  2. Cornel West calls Sean Hannity ‘brother,’ Hannity says he’d bail him out of jail
  3. #OccupyDemocracy: Protesters hold Parliament Square despite arrests
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Obligatory voting, socialism and corruption: Brazilians tell us what they think about Rouseff’s re-election

Dilma Rousseff has been re-elected as the president of Brazil in the countys closest election in generations. Brazilian readers told us what they think about her re-election Continue reading…
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  1. Dilma Rousseff favourite in Brazils presidential election run-off
  2. Dilma Rousseff re-elected by narrow margin as Brazil’s president
  3. Challenges face Brazil president after re-election
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Hunt for Mexicos missing students moves to rubbish dump

Searches being carried out in southern Mexican state of Guerrero a month after students went missing Continue reading…
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  1. Mexico: officials searching for 43 missing students find human remains
  2. Mexican Official Links a Mayor to Missing College Students
  3. Mexican governor steps aside after disappearance of 43 students
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Augusto Pinochets grandson to launch new rightwing party in Chile

Political ambitions of Pinochet Molina clear as he presses allies to form a new movement, Republican Order My Country Continue reading…
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Thousands join Cirillo family at funeral for soldier shot dead in Ottawa

Visibly moved prime minister Stephen Harper speaks at funeral of Cpl Nathan Cirillo, shot dead in attack on capitalBystanders recount desperate rush to save soldiers life Continue reading…
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  1. ‘Nathan Cirillo is Canada’s son’, says family of Ottawa soldier – video
  2. Thousands mourn at funeral of Canadian soldier slain in Ottawa
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Rob Ford replaced as Toronto’s mayor video

Rob Ford speaks to reporters after moderate Progressive Conservative leader John Tory wins the election to replace him as mayor of Toronto on Monday. Ford pulled out of his re-election campaign in September for health reasons. His brother Doug threw hi…
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  3. Old white guy for mayor: has Toronto’s great multicultural project failed?
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Mexico: officials searching for 43 missing students find human remains

Grave is discovered 10 miles from where trainee teachers were last seen in Guerrero state following arrest of four people Continue reading…
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  1. Mexico arrests four gang members in students’ disappearance
  2. Mexico arrests four gang members in students’ disappearance
  3. Mexican governor steps aside after disappearance of 43 students
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