South-America

Brazil police: Items owned by missing men found in Amazon

ATALAIA DO NORTE, Brazil — Search teams found a backpack, laptop and other personal items that belonged to Indigenous expert Bruno Pereira and freelance British journalist Dom Phillips, who went missing in a remote area of ​​Brazil’s Amazon a week ago, Federal Police said Sunday night. Phillips’ backpack was discovered Sunday afternoon tied to a …

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Colombia presidential race to runoff; leftist vs businessman

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — In a blow to Colombia’s political class, a leftist former rebel and a populist businessman took the top two spots among the six candidates in the country’s presidential election Sunday and headed to a runoff showdown in June. Leftist Sen. Gustavo Petro led the results with just over 40% of the …

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