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Testing Firepower: A Woman's Accuracy in Aberdeen, 1942 Amid the shadow of World War II, humanity faces its greatest test yet. Across continents and oceans, amidst the horrific echoes of war, ordinary people demonstrated extraordinary resilience and unwavering resolve. Each image in this captivating gallery captures a piece of that indomitable human spirit. These snapshots not only offer a glimpse of history, but are powerful reminders of courage, unity, and the continued pursuit of hope amidst despair.

A former United States ambassador has been sentenced to 15 years behind bars after admitting he worked as a secret agent for Cuba.

Manuel Rocha admitted guilt to federal charges on Friday. The former U.S. ambassador to Bolivia worked as a covert foreign agent for Cuba, was sentenced to 15 years in prison.

Brazil is reinstating its visa requirement for US tourists, previously lifted in 2019. Although e-visas were briefly available, the system was abolished. The processing time for visas averages five working days, but officials advise applying two months in advance.

Since purchasing Twitter, the social media platform he subsequently renamed X, in 2022, billionaire Elon Musk has come under fire for his endorsement of expanded free speech protections by users.

A number of U.S. lawmakers and regulators have complained that X has become a bastion of hate speech and misinformation, though Musk has rejected such allegations at every turn.

Brazil’s conservatives and freedom lovers are in a state of bliss watching billionaire Elon Musk stare down their very own Supreme Court Justice-turned tyrant Alexandre de Moraes, using the unvarnished truth to demolish his reputation, and subjecting the justice to a barrage of ridicule that he so deserves.

Latin American governments, including regional heavyweight Brazil, rallied around Mexico on Saturday after its embassy in Ecuador was raided to arrest a controversial politician who had been granted asylum by Mexican authorities.

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Several of the most dangerous countries in the world fall within a small radius in the Caribbean, a longstanding hotbed for organized crime.

These countries have homicide rates that are more than fourfold the rate of America, which stands at 6.4 per 100,000 people. Going further, the vast majority of killings are driven by criminal activity using illegal guns that are often smuggled in from the United States.

The White House is touting work from Vice President Kamala Harris to combat "economic insecurity" by creating hundreds of thousands of "high quality jobs"—in northern Central America.