Colombia's FARC Rebels, in a YouTube video posted Thursday, have accused the government of betrayal and announced that they will take up arms again, breaking a 2016 peace accord.
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G-7 nations pledged millions to help Amazon countries fight wildfires, but Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said Tuesday that he's not interested unless he gets an apology from French President Emmanuel Macron.
Dorian is expected to be at or near hurricane strength when it passes by Puerto Rico. It is likely to bring rain to the Bahamas and Florida over the weekend.
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Indigenous people protest in defense of the Amazon in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday. Experts from the country's satellite monitoring agency say most of the fires are set by farmers or ranchers clearing existing farmland, but the same monitoring agency has reported a sharp increase in deforestation this year as well.
A satellite image taken Monday shows Tropical Storm Dorian heading westward toward the Caribbean Sea. The storm could become Hurricane Dorian by late Tuesday, forecasters say.
Laborers in the sugar cane fields of Central America are experiencing a rapid and unexplained form of kidney failure. Above: Harvesting sugar cane in Chichigalpa, Nicaragua.