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Latin American Herald Tribune: Colombian Authorities Intercept Shipment of Poisonous Frogs

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Latin American Herald Tribune: Colombian Authorities Intercept Shipment of Poisonous Frogs
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Latin American Herald Tribune: 73,396 Figures Laid Out in UK Park to Commemorate Those Killed in WWI’s Somme

Latin American Herald Tribune: Colombian Authorities Intercept Shipment of Poisonous Frogs

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Colombian Authorities Intercept Shipment of Poisonous Frogs BOGOTA – Colombian authorities seized 216 poisonous frogs found inside a backpack left in a public bathroom at Bogota’s El Dorado International Airport, the municipal government said Wednesday.The creatures were discovered wrapped in 194 rolls of film hidden among clothing in the backpack.Police learned that the frogs were brought to Bogota from the southwestern city of Cali with the intent of sending them to Germany for sale.Personnel from Bogota’s environment department identified 53 of the creatures as harlequin frogs, 50 as Lehmann’s poisonous frogs and 13 others as Kiki frogs.The Lehmann’s poisonous frog is in danger of extinction and the Kiki frog is listed as a species under threat, while the population of harlequin frogs “has been decreasing significantly,” the department said.The frogs were transported to a wildlife center, where experts determined that they came from the northern province of Choco, bordering Panama.
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Latin American Herald Tribune: Hunger Increases for Third Straight Year in Latin America

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SANTIAGO – Hunger in Latin America and the Caribbean rose for the third straight year in 2017, as it affected 39.3 million people or 6.1 percent of the population, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said in a report released on Wednesday.
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Latin American Herald Tribune: Spain’s Aspas Says Ronaldo Was Compensating for Weaknesses at Real Madrid

PRN-Latino News from mikenova (16 sites)
Spain’s Aspas Says Ronaldo Was Compensating for Weaknesses at Real Madrid VIGO, Spain – Spain and Celta Vigo forward Iago Aspas said that Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, who bid farewell to Real Madrid last summer to join Juventus, made up for many defects on the Real Madrid side.Celta Vigo’s striker added that Real Madrid’s former coach Julen Lopetegui, who was sacked in October after a string of bad results, needed more time to impose his playing style on the Real Madrid players, especially as he took the reins just after the departure of Ronaldo.“Results rule in soccer,” Aspas said during a press conference ahead of Celta’s clash with Real Madrid in La Liga.
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Latin American Herald Tribune: Insults, Heated Exchanges in Trump’s Latest Attack against the Media

PRN-Latino News from mikenova (16 sites)
Insults, Heated Exchanges in Trump’s Latest Attack against the Media WASHINGTON – Calling the news media “the enemy of the people” and insulting a critical reporter from CNN, while a White House aide attempted to grab the microphone from him, are some of the ingredients of US President Donald Trump’s latest attack against the press.“That’s enough.
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Latin American Herald Tribune: 73,396 Figures Laid Out in UK Park to Commemorate Those Killed in WWI’s Somme

PRN-Latino News from mikenova (16 sites)
73,396 Figures Laid Out in UK Park to Commemorate Those Killed in WWI’s Somme LONDON – Tens of thousands of miniature shrouds were laid out in rows in London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on Wednesday as part of an art installation by Robert Heard that pays tribute to the British and Commonwealth soldiers killed at the Battle of the Somme in World War I (1914-18) and whose bodies were never recovered.A total of 73,396 figures, each individually hand-crafted and stitched by the English artist to represent a body wrapped in a white shroud, were placed in neat rows on the grass to evoke the high number of those who perished in the battle between the British and German Empires at the Somme (July 1-Nov.
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