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LATIN AMERICA NEWS ROUNDUP – JULY 12, 2019

News Americas,  NEW YORK, NY, Fri. JULY 12, 2019: Here are the top stories making news from across Latin America for the week-ending July 12, 2019:

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Bolivian President Juan Evo Morales Ayma met in Moscow, Russia on Thursday after Morales paid a one day visit to Russia.

Venezuelans In Florida Are Growing Unhappy With Trump and It Could Cost Him In 2020 says buzzfeed

Argentine soccer star Lionel Messi and Mexican Boxer Canelo Alvarez are the Top Latin american stars on the Forbes list of highest-paid entertainers.

The body of a Venezuelan navy captain who died in custody on June 27th has been buried by government officials without his family’s consent, his wife says.

A judge in Brazil has ordered mining giant Vale to pay compensation for all damages caused by the collapse of the Brumadinho dam in January.

Latin America and the Caribbean is facing an obesity epidemic according to an the OECD and FAO report.

A 10-year-old Guatemalan boy has survived after being left for dead by kidnappers with his father’s body in Mexico.

Two Burger King customers in a Florida restaurant told a Spanish-speaking manager from Puerto Rico to ‘go back to Mexico.’

Three police officers in El Salvador have been charged with the murder of a transgender woman who was deported from the U.S.

Two to three Russians have been arrested in Uruguay on suspicion of aiding the escape of a notorious Italian mob boss in the South American country.

Canada is warning its nationals to Exercise a high degree of caution if travelling to Nicaragua due to the volatile security situation there.

And singer, songwriter and music superstar, Shakira has invested in High Brew Coffee, an Austin-based natural beverage company.

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