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2 hrs ago | Inside Colombia
This week in Colombia's Caribbean coastal city of Cartagena, 25 local and international artists will complete a total of 30 murals throughout the city, as part of the First International Festival of Urban Art in Colombia.
Are you smart enough to be a US Marine?
Do you value American lives more than foreign lives?
6 hrs ago | Inter Press Service
In this column, Johan Galtung, rector of the TRANSCEND Peace University and author of "Peace Economics", calls for growth with distribution rather than stagnation with inequality.
10 hrs ago | Skift
Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner increased a tax on credit card purchases abroad ahead of the southern hemisphere summer vacation period to stem a hemorrhaging of reserves to a seven-year low.
The picturesque La Boca district draws hordes of tourists to stroll its narrow streets lined with colorful buildings and eat at outdoor restaurants.
A mural honoring the Argentine painter Benito Quinquela Martin by artist Alfredo Segatori is reflected in the waters of the Riachuelo river in Barracas neighborhood, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013.
The sizzling city of Rio can be a sensory overload during Reveillon festivities, with lodging selling fast and all-inclusive party packages offered at a premium.
In the lead-in to the holiday season in Rio de Janeiro, local businesses are preparing for an influx of travelers both national and international.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott's decision to designate international tax avoidance, particularly by digital companies, as the centre-piece for the 2014 G20 meeting in Brisbane is a vital step in shifting the balance away from corporates back to nation states which desperately need tax revenues.
What exactly is a visa? Essentially, a travel visa is a document that shows you're allowed to enter a specific country, for a specific length of time, to do a specific thing such as tour or study or work.
Sponsored by Cannes' Marche du Film, the biggest LatAm film market's fifth edition features a new genre film sidebar, the European Film Week, and a Primer Corte competition for unfinished LatAm pics.
By STEPHEN WADE AP Sports Writer RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazil has decided against opening more routes for foreign air carriers for next year's World Cup, certain it can handle the millions of sports fans who'll use airplanes to get around South America's biggest country.
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Paulo Henrique Machado shares pictures of some of his most cherished memories: the first time he saw the beach, a Formula One race and a party from his childhood when all his friends dressed as clowns.
The world's tallest floating Christmas tree has been lighted in Rodrigo de Freitas lagoon in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
When one is asked what they think of when they hear the word "Brazil," they would most likely respond with the Amazon rainforest or possibly their soccer team.
Country-specific, rather than global, economic trends are expected to contribute to a slight uptick in business travel prices within specific regions next year, according to the American Express Global Business Travel Forecast 2014.