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Chile minister resigns over Human Rights Museum row

Chile's culture minister, Mauricio Rojas, has resigned after criticism over comments he made in 2015 about a human rights museum. Mr Rojas came under fire after it was revealed that he had questioned the validity of the museum in Santiago. He called it a montage and said its purpose was to shock visitors and manipulate history. The Museum of History and Human
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Ecuador bus crash: 12 Barcelona SC fans killed

At least 12 fans of Ecuadorean football team Barcelona SC have been killed and 30 injured when the bus they were travelling in overturned. The fans were returning from an away game in Cuenca where the team from Guayaquil had drawn against Deportivo Cuenca. It is not yet clear what caused the bus to overturn on the road. Barcelona SC is one of the most popular teams in
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SALES LEADS LATAM: Mars Inc., Avianca Brasil, Hyatt…

A summary for Corporate Marketers, Media Sales Executives and Advertising Agencies to see what clients are moving into the market and/or targeting Latin American consumers right now. For prior Sales Leads LatAm editions, click here. Mars Inc. Giant CPG conglomerate Mars Inc. has announced the end of a global media review that started in January of this year. The
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Ronaldo: Brazilian World Cup winner in hospital with pneumonia

Brazil World Cup winner Ronaldo is in intensive care in Ibiza suffering from pneumonia. The 41-year-old former striker tweeted that he was taken ill on Friday but hopes to be discharged on Monday. Ronaldo scored 62 times for Brazil, including both goals when they beat Germany in the 2002 World Cup final. The former Real Madrid forward, who also played for Barcelona,