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2 hrs ago | Reuters
Michelle Bachelet took over the presidency of Chile in a ceremony loaded with symbolism on Tuesday, promising to stick to her tax-and-spend campaign pledges to fight social inequality despite a sharp economic slowdown.
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3 hrs ago | The Daily Tribune
SAN CRISTA?BAL, Venezuela - Jose Perez pours gas onto a pile of trash, debris and tires.
7 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald
About 345,000 tickets will be available for all matches except four - the opener, the two semifinals and the final.
8 hrs ago | E! Online
According to E! Brazil, the rapper arrived in Rio de Janeiro early Saturday morning and was quite the delightful visitor by being very polite to those he interacted with and posing for selfies with everybody from the young fans to the local celebrities.
12 hrs ago | The Economist
MICHELLE BACHELET today becomes the first person since General Carlos Ibanez in 1952 to return to Chile's presidential palace, La Moneda, for a second term.
A squad of motorcycle-mounted police wheels into an intersection newly seized from student protesters in a barrage of tear gas in eastern Caracas' wealthy Chacao district, an important center of resistance to Venezuela's socialist-led government.
Rio cleaners have swept up more than 18 tons of Carnival trash since ending an eight-day strike at the weekend, authorities said Monday.
A Chilean woman was shot dead while clearing a barricade put up by anti-government protesters, the first foreign fatality during a month of civil unrest in Venezuela, authorities said on Monday.
The opposition mayor of the western Venezuelan city of San Cristobal said Monday that government forces attacked and dismantled barricades raised by protesters at key intersections and fired tear gas and plastic buckshot in residential neighborhoods.
Today, Cristina Kirchner travels to Chile to attend the inauguration of Michelle Bachelet as president.
Global Logistic Properties Ltd. will acquire a portfolio of 34 assets in Brazil from BR Properties S.A. for $1.36 billion, or a 9.4% yield.
The first arrests have been made in conjunction's with Colombia's congressional elections, following an earlier statement by the minister of defense Sunday calling this year's voting process the "most secure" in the country's history.
Biden's remarks, issued in writing to a Chilean newspaper in response to questions, drew an angry rebuke from Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.
The group held a peaceful rally at Wiley Post Park in Oklahoma City on Sunday where nearly a hundred people stood up for a country that is far from peaceful.
The group VenMundo invited the Venezuelan community and Latin community in Miami to form the chain just off of 36th Street between 79th Street and 87th Avenue from 10: 00 a.
Rose and classmates, above, and a pupil and a man on horseback carry the Queen's Baton Main picture: Jordan Mansfield At night, she reads maths books at a wooden table by a bare bulb in her village home in the remote savannah region of Guyana.