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Argentina radio host ordered to have feminists on show

An Argentine radio host accused of misogynist diatribes has been ordered to host a feminist guest every week for five months as part of a deal with prosecutors, reports say. Angel Etchecopar must not interrupt his guests for 10 minutes, nor can he criticise them after they finish. It comes after prosecutors accused him of gender discrimination. He had used his programme
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Cuban baseball players allowed in MLB without defecting

US Major League Baseball (MLB) and Cuba's Baseball Federation have reached a deal to let Cuban players sign with US teams despite diplomatic tensions. Eligible Cuban players can now join MLB teams without defecting from the communist-run nation, in a deal similar to those with Asian leagues. The MLB has also agreed to pay Cuba's Federation a percentage of
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Chile police chief asked to resign over Mapuche killing

Chile's President Sebastián Piñera has asked the country's police chief, Hermes Soto, to stand down amid growing pressure over the death of an indigenous man five weeks ago. Mr Piñera said Hermes Soto and 10 other police commanders should resign to make way for new leadership in the Chilean police. The death of Camilo Catrillanca, 24, led to protests across
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The NBA Grows In Mexico? Its Not Just Bull

What: The NBA's Mexico series last weekend is another step forward in the league's strong presence south of the border. Why it matters: Priming the pump for Mexican growth is not just smart for fan engagement, it could open a whole new geographic region for NBA action. The idea of "honoring Latino culture” in professional sports has come a long way from slapping