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5 reasons Latin America is lashing out at the UN General Assembly (VIDEO)

MEXICO CITY — Intended as a forum to set the United Nations' agenda for the coming year, the General Assembly also provides the world's 193 national leaders an excellent venue in which to vent. Between Brazil's rage over US spying and Bolivia's anger at diverted flights, Latin American leaders have found plenty to gripe about this week in New York.

Bolivian President Evo Morales accuses US of 'harboring terrorists'

Bolivian President Evo Morales accused the United States of harboring terrorists while calling for the United Nations to leave New York City in his speech to the 68th General Assembly on Wednesday. He also told the assembled dignitaries that he didn’t feel safe in the United States because of spy and security concerns.

The United Nations non-event

BUZZARDS BAY, Mass. — It happens every year: leaders convene in New York to pay homage to an organization that’s still struggling, after 68 years, to demonstrate its relevance in an increasingly complicated world. So far this week a US-Iranian handshake was "too complicated" to take place and a breakthrough on Syria was not reached. The UN General Assembly has been more significant for what did not happen than for what did.

Iran no longer irate (VIDEO)

When the president of Iran speaks English to an American audience, the world listens. "I would like to say to American people: I bring peace and friendship from Iranians to Americans," Hassan Rouhani said on CNN last night.

Julian Assange at UNGA: Obama is exploiting the Arab Spring (VIDEO)

"It must come as a surprise to Tunisians for Barack Obama to say the US supported the forces of change in Tunisia," Assange said.

Obama to UNGA: 'Common heartbeat of humanity' must unite us; US will 'do what we must' to keep Iran nuclear free (VIDEO)

In a speech to the UN General Assembly, Obama sought to draw parallels between the UN's founding principles and US values.
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