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49 min ago | St. Petersburg Times
The curator of tropical fruit at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is explaining the difference between how people in her native Colombia eat mangoes and the meticulous way they are peeled and consumed in the United States.
2 hrs ago | The Age
The style will live on: late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez writes a message after signing his support for a proposal to change the constitution, in Caracas in December 2008.
4 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston
Argentina's government said Monday it will make another effort to reach a deal with US.
5 hrs ago | America's Network
Equinix has completed the acquisition of the remaining stake it did not own in Brazil's ALOG Data Centers for $225 million, a move that reflects its growing presence in the Latin American market.
9 hrs ago | DFW Catholic
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Jul 28, 2014 / 04:02 am .- After nearly two years of preparation, Father Jos Almy Gomes, 40, almost wasn't ready for Pope Francis' World Youth Day pilgrimage to Rio de Janeiro.
Brazil's economy might be growing near zero, and it's currency isn't as strong as it was in the heyday of the U.S. housing bubble of 2008, but that hasn't stopped the country from becoming more expensive than the entire euro zone.
Chants of "Viva Colombia" rang throughout the 45th independence day festival hosted by Hackensack-based Club Colombia USA, from the morning Mass to the afternoon live performances held at Overpeck County Park.
RIO DE JANEIRO: Chinese President Xi Jinping's recent trip to Latin America, the second in 13 months, demonstrated the important role Latin America plays in China's overall diplomacy and brought new opportunity to the bilateral ties.
"Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead..." I watch Samantha Brown, Travel Channel host, as she explores Old Town in Ecuador's capital city of Quito.
Whatever you do, don't call it a hamburger. It's called a losh kebab and the Armenian Relief Society was offering the burger-like cuisine as their signature dish at the Lowell Folk Festival Saturday.
IT IS increasingly fashionable in both political parties to imagine that the United States can retreat or retire from global responsibilities, with few consequences for itself.
Construction workers in Bolivia have stumbled upon a mass grave with the remains of hundreds of likely indigenous miners during the Spanish colonial era, a researcher said Saturday.
Some 88,200 people have been displaced here by floods caused by two months of rising waters in the Paraguay River, while nationwide the number of those driven from their homes dropped from 245,000 to 222,000, the head of the SEN emergency management agency told Efe Friday.
Vatican City, Jul 26, 2014 / 06:02 am .- Pope Francis' upcoming encounter with the evangelical Christian pastor Giovanni Traettino continues the path of dialogue he has walked with evangelical denominations since his time in Buenos Aires.
In 1824, Peru became the last colony in South America to gain independence from Spain.
Family farmers, indigenous people, environmentalists, and food activists in Chile just won a critical five year fight against multinational agribusiness giant Monsanto.
Updated: Mon Jul 28, 2014 03:36 pm
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