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3 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun
Colombian authorities have arrested a Costa Rican man accused of trafficking shipments of cocaine to the United States on behalf of Mexico's infamous Sinaloa cartel.
7 hrs ago | WHAS11
Panamanian authorities say they have arrested a fugitive Colombian right-wing militia leader accused in more than 5,000 murders who officials say was posing as a construction company owner.
7 hrs ago | The Republic
Brazil's economy, once an emerging-market darling, fell into recession, according to government data released Friday, as millions of new middle class citizens tightened their belts and further dampened a credit-driven spending spree.
11 hrs ago | US News & World Report
A critical element in this summer's surge of unaccompanied minors from Central America was a campaign of rumors spread by smuggling networks about U.S. immigration policy.
15 hrs ago | BBC News
Economic output, GDP, fell by 0.6% in the three months to June, worse than analysts had predicted, and revised figures for the first quarter of the year also showed a fall of 0.2%.
20 hrs ago | The Ecologist
Sao Paulo, South America's biggest city, is suffering its worst drought in over a century, writes Jan Rocha, with rivers and reservoirs running dry.
Brazilian police conducting an operation against a gang suspected of destroying large tracts of the Amazon rainforest have arrested eight people.
From the Tax department of Campos Mello Advogados* Newly published Brazilian Interpretative Act N. 7/2014 expresses the Brazilian IRS's view regarding the tax treatment applicable to cross-border payments for the use of data centers located abroad.
Argentina has reached a deal with Malaysian national oil company Petronas to help develop what is believed to be among the largest shale oil deposits in the world.
A group of people demonstrate outside the site where is held the National Forum of Victims is being held in Cali, Colombia.
Santiago: An active naval serviceman has become the first member of the Chilean military to reveal he is gay in a groundbreaking admission in this conservative Catholic country.
A technician from the State Environmental Institute of Rio de Janeiro monitors water quality in the Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon in this Brazilian city.
LONG BEACH >> The Aquarium of the Pacific introduced two new Magellanic Penguins to the public Wednesday as they waddled into the water for their first dive with the elders.
An Ecuadoran court has sentenced six police officers to prison for attempting to kill President Rafael Correa during a protest in 2010.
Vista Chinesa is a charming little Chinese structure placed 380 meters high in Tijuca National Forest, one of the world's largest urban forests, and offers one of the most impressive views in Rio.
The popularity of The Simpsons , which is in the midst of a record-busting FXX marathon, is assured.
A half-smoked cigar belonging to celebrated engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel is to go on public display for the first time.
Updated: Fri Aug 29, 2014 09:49 pm
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