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World’s second-largest hydropower plant set for 14-year upgrade after deal with GE

Today News || Straddling the border between Brazil and Paraguay, Itaipu commenced electricity production in 1984. The technological upgrades being…

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The ozone layer was damaged by Australia’s Black Summer megafires

News Post || Tech News Ozone levels above the mid-southern hemisphere dropped 13 per cent after Australia’s worst fires on…

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American cuts summer flights because of delayed Boeing jets

Today News || American Airlines is cutting back again on summer flights because Boeing can’t deliver planes that the airline…

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Experts see avocado price rise, damage to Mexican producers

Today News || MEXICO CITY — Experts say you may be paying more for your avocado toast in the short…

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Argentina reels as toxic batch of cocaine kills at least 20

Fitness & Health: BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — A deadly batch of cocaine circulating in Argentina appears to have been laced…

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Bitcoin pyramid schemes wreak havoc on Brazil’s ‘New Egypt’

Today News || CABO FRIO, Brazil — In April, Brazil’s federal police stormed the helipad of a boutique seaside hotel…

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Ancient Andean leaders may have mixed hallucinogen with their beer

News Post || Tech News A concoction of vilca seeds and fermented alcohol may have provided a mild hallucinogenic experience,…

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Colombian man feels tranquil as euthanasia nears to end pain

Fitness & Health: For the first time in years, Víctor Escobar has stopped taking most of the medicines needed for…

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Brazil to quarantine unvaccinated airline visitors

Fitness & Health: Brazil will require international travelers who aren’t vaccinated against COVID-19 to quarantine for five days in their…

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Brazil confirms 3rd omicron case, considers new measures

Fitness & Health: Brazilian health officials have confirmed a third known case of the omicron coronavirus variant By DIANE JEANTET…

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