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Ruben Oseguera Gonzalez, known as “El Menchito,” “was extradited this day on the charge of conspiracy to smuggle drugs” into US territory, said the source, speaking on condition of anonymity.

Son of Mexican drug lord extradited to US

The son of a powerful Mexican drug lord was Thursday extradited to the United States, where he is wanted for trafficking, a government source told AFP.
The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Olamilekan Adegbite, on Tuesday said the Federal Government had been able to recover 25 sites from 2007 that the programme started.

Solid minerals: Era of criminalising illegal miners over – minister

The Federal Government on Thursday declared that the era of criminalizing illegal miners is over as it holds consultative meetings on the formalization of artisanal miners into cooperatives, and small-scale miners into larger mineral and financial enterprises.
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African freight carriers post fastest growth

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometres (FTKs), decreased by 1.1 per cent in November, last year, compared to the same period in 2018.
Supporters of presidential candidate Domingos Simoes Pereira from the traditional ruling African Party for the Independence of Guinea-Bissau and Cape Verde (PAIGC) attend a rally at Nino Correa stadium in Bissau, on Dec. 27, 2019.

Two former premiers vie for Guinea-Bissau presidency

Two former prime ministers of Guinea-Bissau are vying for the presidency in a runoff election Sunday after the incumbent failed to reach the second round in the tumultuous West African country once described by the United Nations as a narco-state.
The Vatican office responsible for processing clergy sex abuse complaints has seen a record 1,000 cases reported from around the world this year, including from countries it had not heard from before — suggesting that the worst may be yet to come in a crisis that has plagued the Catholic Church.

Vatican tribunal now overwhelmed by clergy sex abuse cases

The Vatican office responsible for processing clergy sex abuse complaints has seen a record 1,000 cases reported from around the world this year, including from countries it had not heard from before — suggesting that the worst may be yet to come in a crisis that has plagued the Catholic Church.
Police officers keep watch outside a hospital where injured inmates were taken following a shootout among inmates at La Joyita prison, in Panama City, Panama December 17, 2019. REUTERS-Erick Marciscano

12 killed in Panama prison shooting

At least 12 people have been killed in an exchange of gunfire in a prison outside Panama City, the Police said on Tuesday.
Nicolas Maduro says alleged murder plot 'will not even touch a single hair of mine' [Miraflores Palace handout via Reuters]

Rio treaty nations move to further isolate Venezuela

Representatives from over a dozen nations that are signatories to a Cold War-era defense treaty for the Americas moved Tuesday to further isolate close allies of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro with economic sanctions.
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World AIDS Day: HIV infections rise in Brazil

For a long time, Brazil’s health care system was seen as a model for fighting HIV. But the number of infections is rising again, with the growing conservatism in society partly to blame, according to experts.
Supporters cheered late Friday as once-powerful opposition leader and two-time Peruvian presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori left the prison where she had been held while being investigated for alleged corruption.

Peru’s Keiko Fujimori leaves prison to supporters’ cheers

Supporters cheered late Friday as once-powerful opposition leader and two-time Peruvian presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori left the prison where she had been held while being investigated for alleged corruption. Peru’s Constitutional Tribunal approved her release.
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UNICEF: Only 35 percent of children living with HIV have access to treatment

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Friday revealed that in 2018, more than 47 children and adolescents die every day from AIDS-related causes, as access to treatment by children living with HIV in Nigeria is only 35 percent.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF: More than 47 Nigerian children, adolescents die every day from AIDS-related causes

UNICEF has disclosed that more than 47 children and adolescents died every day from AIDS-related causes in 2018 in Nigeria, according to a global snapshot on children, HIV and AIDS released by UNICEF in advance of World AIDS Day.
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Bolvia coup: Why did Vladimir Putin betray Evo Morales?

Agnes immediately recognized the government of impostor Juan Guaido in Venezuela, which Moscow does not recognize. Why would the Kremlin increase pressure on Nicolas Maduro and recognize Jeanine Agnes, a pro-American protege? She did not have the right to declare herself president – the parliament should have done that instead, and Evo Morales’s party holds the majority in the parliament.
Evo Morales, who resigned as Bolivia’s president Sunday after losing the support of the army and police, has said there is now a warrant for his arrest.

Evo Morales’s topsy-turvy flight into exile

Bolivian ex-president Evo Morales jetted off to exile in Mexico Tuesday in a bizarre flight full of detours that traced the shifting political map of a Latin America racked by crises.
Bolivia’s Evo Morales called Monday on the opposition that ousted him to “pacify the country” after his shock resignation following weeks of protests over his disputed re-election left a power vacuum in the country.

Power vacuum in Bolivia as Evo Morales calls on opposition to ensure calm

Bolivia’s Evo Morales called Monday on the opposition that ousted him to “pacify the country” after his shock resignation following weeks of protests over his disputed re-election left a power vacuum in the country.
President Evo Morales of Bolivia, who came to power more than a decade ago as part of a leftist wave sweeping Latin America, resigned on Sunday after unrelenting protests by an infuriated population that accused him of undermining democracy to extend his rule.

Bolivians celebrate exit of Latin America’s longest serving leader

Jubilant crowds packed the streets of La Paz Sunday to celebrate the abrupt resignation of Bolivian President Evo Morales, Latin America’s longest serving leader, after weeks of protest over his disputed re-election.
Bolivian President Evo Morales said on Sunday he would resign after the military suggested he step down and allies resigned amid a fierce backlash to a disputed election last month.

Bolivia’s President Evo Morales announces resignation

Bolivian President Evo Morales said on Sunday he would resign after the military suggested he step down and allies resigned amid a fierce backlash to a disputed election last month.
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Bolivia military chief says army ‘will not confront people’

Bolivia's military chief has said the armed forces will not "confront people" while ensuring that peace is maintained amid nationwide unrest as President Evo Morales's government faces increased pressure to resolve a weeks-long standoff over the country's disputed election.
Bolivian President Evo Morales denounced what he called a coup by violent groups on Saturday, as police officers joined opposition protests amid a weeks-long standoff over a disputed election.

Protests: ‘Coup’ risks democracy in Bolivia – Evo Morales

Bolivian President Evo Morales denounced what he called a coup by violent groups on Saturday, as police officers joined opposition protests amid a weeks-long standoff over a disputed election.

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Casemiro has revealed that he “wanted Neymar to come to Real Madrid”, with the Brazil international in regular contact with his fellow countryman.

Casemiro: I wanted Neymar to come to Real Madrid, he’s a great player

Casemiro has revealed that he “wanted Neymar to come to Real Madrid”, with the Brazil international in regular contact with his fellow countryman.
Chris Smalling is ready to hold talks regarding a permanent move to Roma from Manchester United and is also eyeing up an England recall ahead of Euro 2020.

Chris Smalling ready to discuss Roma stay after being cast adrift by Manchester United

Chris Smalling is ready to hold talks regarding a permanent move to Roma from Manchester United and is also eyeing up an England recall ahead of Euro 2020
Rangers manager Steven Gerrard has praised Joe Aribo following his impressive display in their 3-2 win against Sporting Braga in Thursday’s Europa League game.

Rangers boss hails Joe Aribo after ‘outstanding’ display vs Braga

Rangers manager Steven Gerrard has praised Joe Aribo following his impressive display in their 3-2 win against Sporting Braga in Thursday’s Europa League game.
Some causes of illness have been linked to internet addition, drug addiction, pornography, alcohol addiction, cigarette smoking and gaming, among others.

Psychiatrist: Internet addiction can cause mental illness

Some causes of illness have been linked to internet addition, drug addiction, pornography, alcohol addiction, cigarette smoking and gaming, among others.
Proctor and Gamble, producer of diapers and pampers, have kicked off the distribution of over one million of Pampers to nursing women across the 21 local government areas of Kebbi State.

Over one million women get pampers in Kebbi

Proctor and Gamble, producer of diapers and pampers, have kicked off the distribution of over one million of Pampers to nursing women across the 21 local government areas of Kebbi State.