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A man exercises next to the Olympic rings placed at the Madureira Park ahead the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, in Rio de Janeiro May 22, 2015. REUTERS/RICARDO MORAES

Rio de Janeiro Governor: Olympics May Be ‘Big Failure’

The governor of Rio de Janeiro state, Francisco Dornelles, told the Brazilian newspaper O Globo on Monday that the Summer Olympics hosted in the state’s capital city may be a “big failure” due to the pervasive lack of funding for health and security infrastructure, leaving tourists and athletes exposed to crime and disease.

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, left, and Commander of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia or FARC, Timoleon Jimenez, right, shake hands during a signing ceremony of a cease-fire and rebel disarmament deal, in Havana, Cuba, Thursday, June 23, 2016. The deal moves Colombia closer to ending a 52-year war that has left more than 220,000 people dead. Pictured in the center is Cuba's President Raul Castro. (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)

Colombia Inks Deal with FARC to Resettle 7000+ Terrorists into Society

Colombia has agreed on a deal to reintegrate the guerrilla population of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), the world’s wealthiest non-jihadist terrorist group, into Colombia’s civilian communities, a move President Juan Manuel Santos claims marks a definitive end to the half-century-long war between the government and the FARC.

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China Gains Ally in South China Sea Fight: Robert Mugabe

The Chinese government is touting the support of “dozens” of countries for its illegal colonization of the South China Sea, with particular praise for Zimbabwean dictator Robert Mugabe’s statement opposing the arbitration of China’s territorial dispute in international court.

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Famine: Nearly 90 Percent of Venezuelans Have No Money for Food

After months of increasingly alarming reports out of Venezuela, where the legislature declared a “food emergency” in February, The New York Times has finally shed some light on what appears to be the beginnings of a famine in the oil-rich country, where nearly 90 percent of civilians do not have access to food.

A pregnant woman gets an ultrasound at the maternity of the Guatemalan Social Security Institute (IGSS) in Guatemala City on February 2, 2016. Zika virus

CDC: 234 Pregnant Women in America Carrying Zika Virus

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) have confirmed that six infants have been born in U.S. states with birth defects following their mother’s infection with the Zika virus. 234 women in the continental United States have tested positive for Zika.

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Gorka at Breitbart HQ: Orlando and a President Who Doesn’t Love America

On Friday, Dr. Sebastian Gorka, Breitbart News national security editor and author of the new book Defeating Jihad: The Winnable War, took questions from the public in a live Facebook chat with Breitbart senior editor-at-large Joel Pollak. He answered questions from viewers concerned about the rise of radical Islam and President Obama’s seeming inability to confront the problem head-on.