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2 hrs ago | Daily Kos
Family farmers, indigenous people, environmentalists, and food activists in Chile just won a critical five year fight against multinational agribusiness giant Monsanto.
6 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee
Argentina will default for the second time in 13 years if it cannot reach a deal with the U.S. hedge funds before July 30. Daniel Pollack, the court-appointed mediator in the dispute, met with Argentine officials and in a statement released after the talks said that progress had not been reached.
10 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald
Russia's alleged involvement in shooting down a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine last week prompted calls from some lawmakers in Germany to review the country's hosting rights.
14 hrs ago | The News Tribune
Several players stood behind the slogan "Las Malvinas son Argentinas" on the field at a June 7 friendly against Slovenia in Buenos Aires.
14 hrs ago | The Raw Story
The UN Human Rights Committee asked Chile Thursday to make exceptions to its ban on abortion in cases of rape, incest and the health of the mother.
17 hrs ago | Bella's Bolivia Blog
The Bolivia Road of Death is an 80-90 kilometer stretch leading from La Paz, Bolivia to the small city of Coroico , located to the North in the Bolivian yungas, a jungle high in the Andes mountains.
Only five days after their departure from the Ingalls Shipyard, sailors and marines aboard LHA 6 America began a three-day exercise with Colombian marines at the International Center for Amphibious Training located in Covenas, Colombia.
At least seven people were killed and 37 were injured Thursday when a passenger bus crashed and turned over in Peru's mountainous Andean region, media reports said.
López's wife made a public plea to U.S. and international leaders this week , saying her husband had been jailed on trumped-up charges by what she called the weak and frightened regime of President Nicolas Maduro.
Brazilian miner Vale said on Thursday its iron ore output in the second quarter was a record high for the period, up 12.6 percent from a year earlier, as it ramped up production to win back market share from Australian rivals.
BOGOTA: The Colombian army killed at least 13 leftist guerrillas early Wednesday in two separate engagements, the defense ministry said.
The collapse of an unlicensed, open-pit gold mine Wednesday in the southwestern Colombian province of Cauca left at least two dead and 17 missing, authorities said.
Patients and staff at Peru's largest psychiatric hospital put on a patriotic parade at the facility Wednesday to celebrate the 93rd anniversary of the country's independence from Spain.
Jorge Drexler 's songs have been called introspective and literate. He's been compared to Paul Simon .
Have you ever sampled the food of Colombia? I suppose that until their soccer team's impressive run to the 2014 World Cup quarter finals, it's not something you've given much thought.
A court-appointed mediator in the Argentina debt dispute said he had to push back by a day the start of the latest round of settlement talks on Wednesday because the Argentine delegation "could not get here in time."
Time to unleash the mozzies? Genetically modified mosquitoes will be raised on a commercial scale for the first time, in a bid to stem outbreaks of dengue fever in Brazil.
Updated: Fri Jul 25, 2014 09:56 pm
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