Tag: Latin America and Caribbean

White’s 2 goals give Britain 2-0 win over Chile in Tokyo

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SAPPORO, Japan — Ellen White scored a pair of goals and Britain opened the Olympic women's soccer tournament with a 2-0 victory over Chile...

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...

Repeat? Spain reigned, US upset last time Japan hosted hoops

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When major international basketball last came to the Tokyo area, the U.S. sent LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Paul and Carmelo Anthony. ...

Boca Juniors players stuck in Brazil after stadium brawl

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RIO DE JANEIRO — Players of Argentina’s Boca Juniors spent the night in a bus outside a police station in the Brazilian city of...

Despite Canadian easing, US extends land border restrictions

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The United States Government on Wednesday extended the closure of the land borders with Canada and Mexico to non-essential travelers until at least Aug....

Haiti awaits new chief as official mourning starts for Moïse

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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — While they await a new leader, Haitians are beginning a series of official ceremonies Tuesday to honor President Jovenel Moïse nearly...

Leftist teacher, political novice, is Peru’s president-elect

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LIMA, Peru — A teacher in one of the poorest communities in the Andes who had never held office is now Peru's president-elect after...

Medal Count: Prediction has US heading a wide open Olympics

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TOKYO — The Tokyo Olympics open Friday and predicting the overall medal count will be more difficult than usual because of the pandemic and...