Tag: Latin America and Caribbean

Back in the stands in Brazil: stadium hosts 7,000 fans

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RIO DE JANEIRO — About 7,000 Flamengo fans attended their team’s 4-1 win against Argentina’s Defensa y Justicia in the second leg of their...

Osaka makes her return against Zheng at Tokyo Olympics

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TOKYO — Naomi Osaka’s first match in nearly two months will come against 52nd-ranked Zheng Saisai of China in the opening round of the...

EXPLAINER: What’s the history of the Olympics protest rule?

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TOKYO — The simple act of taking a knee felt like something more monumental when it happened on Olympic soccer pitches in Japan on...

All for nothing: Athletes qualify but end out of Olympics

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MADRID — As one of the top-ranked taekwondo fighters in the world, Jesús Tortosa was ready to start packing for the Tokyo Olympics. ...

Australia shocks Argentina 2-0 in men’s Olympic soccer

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SAPPORO, Japan — Two-time Olympic men's soccer champion Argentina was stunned 2-0 by Australia in their opening game at the Tokyo Games on Thursday. ...

Fighting among prison gangs in Ecuador kills 18, dozens hurt

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QUITO, Ecuador — Rival gangs of inmates fought in two prisons in Ecuador, killing at least 18 people and injuring dozens, authorities said Thursday....

Haiti leader’s slaying exposes role of ex-Colombian soldiers

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BUCARAMANGA, Colombia — As the coronavirus pandemic squeezed Colombia, the Romero family was in need of money to pay the mortgage. Mauricio Romero Medina's...

Marta scores twice, Brazil routs China 5-0 at Olympics

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RIFU, Japan — Marta became the first player to score in five straight Olympics and Brazil beat China 5-0 on Wednesday in the women's...

Let the fashion policing begin on opening day of Tokyo Games

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NEW YORK — Let the fashion policing begin. The Olympics in...

Human rights giving hits $3.7B record, but some regions lag

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Philanthropic funding to promote human rights globally reached a record $3.7 billion in 2018, according to a report released Wednesday. However, nearly half the...