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July 4, 2022

Chile gets a new draft constitution

A historic day in Chile as the Constitutional Convention submitted its final draft of the new constitution to President Gabriel Boric.  The document would potentially transform the traditionally conservative country. Citizens will vote on whether to replace the Pinochet-era constitution in a referendum on September 4th.  CGTN’s Joel Richards reports.

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July 3, 2022

California proposes ban on gas fueled cars by 2035

  Cars powered by fossil fuels will become a thing of the past, at least in the U.S. state of California, where the sale of passenger vehicles with internal combustion engines will be banned by 2035.  The ambitious mandate by California Air Resources Board, aims […]

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July 2, 2022

Smugglers increasingly turn to large trucks to boost profits

  The U.S. Department of Justice has charged four men in connection with the deadliest case of human smuggling in U.S. history. Two of the defendants, both Mexican nationals, will appear in court Friday. They have been charged with illegal gun possession, facing up to 10 years in prison. At least one of the four, […]

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July 2, 2022

Families in Guatemala mourn victims of Texas migrant tragedy

  As the tragedy of the migrants who died in the abandoned trailer in San Antonio unfolds, the families of the migrants thousands of kilometers away are mourning.  In the remote highlands of Guatemala, one community is mourning the deaths of the youngest victims of […]

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Meet the Mennonites in Peru
June 30, 2022

Meet the Mennonites in Peru

CGTN’s Dan Collyns visited one community of Mennonites, Wanderland in Peru and got an exclusive insight into their lives. Find out more.

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Huawei holds LATAM ICT Congress 2022
June 27, 2022

Huawei holds LATAM ICT Congress 2022

Cancun hosted this year’s LATAM ICT Congress 2022. The event was organized by Huawei, bringing together information and communications technology leaders from across Latin America.

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June 25, 2022

Surfside condo collapse victims remembered one year after the tragedy

  98 lives were lost when a residential building in Surfside, Florida, came tumbling down ​one year ago.  The tragedy shocked Americans, and today officials are still looking for answers.​ Meanwhile, survivors, victims’ family members and leaders gathered on this anniversary to remember those lost. 

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June 25, 2022

Turning a Venezuelan community into an open art gallery

  A Venezuelan community is setting an example on how joined-up efforts can breathe new life into run-down public spaces. Right in the heart of Venezuela’s capital Caracas is located Los Palos Grandes, a middle-class neighborhood, which has been transformed into a vibrant, colorful setting […]

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June 25, 2022

Cuba bets on renewable energy

  As Cuba looks to ​invest more in green energy sources, the island hosted an international Renewable Energy Fair this week in Havana, attended by experts and officials from some 29 countries. 

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June 23, 2022

How Florida’s condo laws have changed since Surfside condo collapse

  It was ​one year ago ​(June 24) when a residential building in Surfside, Florida, collapsed, claiming the lives of 98 people.   The building was in the process of a 40-year ​safety recertification when the tragedy occurred.  Many believe the collapse could have been prevented with better oversight and […]

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June 23, 2022

Investor Edith Yeung discusses the future of crypto

  In November last year, global crypto​currencies were worth some three trillion dollars. This week, ​they’re valued at less than one trillion. ​Still, many investors believe now is not the time to give up on these digital assets and there’s a lot of talk about the future […]

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June 23, 2022

Pop-up art exhibit in Texas celebrates Black hair

  For decades, Black Americans have faced discrimination based on the natural texture of their hair, and the way they style it.  Everything from Afros, to braids, to cornrows has been targeted. A recent national study found that girls as young as 5-years-old have faced […]

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