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Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro says he will target Venezuela and Cuba

World / Politics Dec 19, 2018

Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro says he will target Venezuela and Cuba

Brazilian far-right President-elect Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday that he would take all action "within the rule of law and democracy" to oppose the governments of Venezuela and Cuba. Bolsonaro, who takes power Jan. 1, is a fervent anti-communist who has praised his country's 1964-1985 ...

U.N. adopts Japan-sponsored resolution promoting volunteerism

National Dec 18, 2018

U.N. adopts Japan-sponsored resolution promoting volunteerism

The U.N. General Assembly on Monday adopted a resolution encouraging volunteerism, to advance the global body's sustainable development agenda — an initiative Tokyo hopes can be used to energize activities coinciding with the 2020 Games. "This year we wanted to infuse enthusiasm for the 2020 ...

Shootout at Brazilian bank robbery kills 14

World / Crime & Legal Dec 8, 2018

Shootout at Brazilian bank robbery kills 14

Fourteen people including six hostages were killed early on Friday in a shootout between police and bank robbers attempting to blow up ATMs at two banks in a small town in northeastern Brazil, authorities said. Most of the deaths occurred when police opened fire on ...