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El Daily Stormer: Neo-Nazi website is now in Spanish, too

How does a leading neo-Nazi website that has railed against Hispanic immigrants expand its audience beyond a loyal base of U.S. white supremacists? By publishing a Spanish-language edition, of course. The Daily Stormer — infamous for orchestrating internet harassment campaigns by its “Troll Army” of readers — recently launched El Daily Stormer as a “news … Continue reading

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Eco-warrior Tompkins’ widow to deepen conservation work
Latin America & the Caribbean

Eco-warrior Tompkins’ widow to deepen conservation work

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — The widow of American conservationist Doug Tompkins, who died last month while kayaking in South America’s Patagonia region, says she’ll build on her husband’s legacy of protecting threatened ecosystems in Argentina and Chile. Kristine McDivitt Tompkins said in a telephone interview from Puerto Varas in southern Chile that since her husband … Continue reading

Eco-warrior Tompkins’ widow to deepen conservation work
Latin America & the Caribbean

Eco-warrior Tompkins’ widow to deepen conservation work

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — The widow of American conservationist Doug Tompkins, who died last month while kayaking in South America’s Patagonia region, says she’ll build on her husband’s legacy of protecting threatened ecosystems in Argentina and Chile. Kristine McDivitt Tompkins said in a telephone interview from Puerto Varas in southern Chile that since her husband … Continue reading

Strong quake shakes Chile capital, causing buildings to sway
Latin America & the Caribbean

Strong quake shakes Chile capital, causing buildings to sway

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A powerful magnitude-8.3 earthquake hit off Chile’s northern coast Wednesday night, causing buildings to sway in Santiago and other cities and sending people running into the streets. Authorities reported one death in a town north of the capital. Four aftershocks above magnitude-6 and other strong shakes rattled the region as tsunami … Continue reading