The handshake Carnival of Latin America and the Caribbean

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Marking another low point in “smart diplomacy through obeisance” last week we saw the O-Raul handshake, which came after six months of talks but was totally unplanned. ARGENTINA This Is What A Feminist Looks Like (h/t Instapundit) BARBADOS Barbados Debt Higher Than Cyprus Prompts Firing of 3,000 BELIZE The story of a girl activist – Belize “Accurate, fun and interactive information about teenage pregnancy helps girls make better and more informed decisions,” says Thandiwe Diego, 14 BRAZIL A bank that may be too big for Brazil Brazil Wants More Cuban Slaves CARIBBEAN Norway asked to pay up for slave-owning past A commission set up by countries in the Caribbean announced on Tuesday that it planned to sue Norway for its involvement in plantation slavery from the 17th to the 19th century. CHILE Elections in Chile Bachelet’s coronation COLOMBIA Thousands march for sacked Bogota Mayor Gustavo Petro Tens of thousands of people in Colombia have been taking part in a demonstration in support of the sacked mayor of Bogota, Gustavo Petro. . . .

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