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Aggrieved Airlines Are Making it Harder to Fly In or Out of Venezuela

When her father had a medical emergency this month, Anna Bamario struggled to find airline tickets to her native Venezuela, finally paying $1,250 round-trip to a destination about as far away as New York.

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Related Topix: World News, Venezuela, Travel, Venezuela Travel, Pembroke Pines, FL, Florida

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Forbes.com

Economy In Gutter, Brazil More Expensive Than Europe

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.

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Related Topix: World News, Brazil, Mortgage, Personal Finance

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Colombians celebrate their heritage in Overpeck Park

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.

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Related Topix: World News, Colombia, Hackensack, NJ, Bogota, NJ, Passaic, NJ

Daily Times

Cooperation with China brings new opportunity to Latin America

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.

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Related Topix: Brazil, World News, Xi Jinping, Dilma Rousseff

KDAR-FM Oxnard

The Choice is Ours - Encouragement for Today - July 27

"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.

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Related Topix: World News, Ecuador, Travel, Ecuador Travel

Lowell Sun

Food to crafts, a feast for the senses

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.

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Related Topix: Baked Goods, Life, Food, Bread, Vegetables, World News, Colombia

Hispanically Speaking

Brazil's Petrobras Looking to Sell Argentine Assets

Brazilian state-controlled oil giant Petrobras is once again looking to divest assets in Argentina, including oil fields in that country's southern region that yield 20,000 barrels of crude per day, Argentine media outlets said Friday.

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Related Topix: Argentina, World News

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Washington Post

The immigration crisis solution: A Plan Honduras

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.

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Related Topix: Prison, Family, Kids, World News, Colombia, George Bush, Alvaro Uribe, Opinion

The Raw Story

Construction workers in Bolivia uncover mass grave containing hundreds of skeletons

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.

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Related Topix: Bolivia, World News

Hispanically Speaking

More than 88,000 Displaced by Floods in Paraguay

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.

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Related Topix: World News, Paraguay, Weather

DFW Catholic

Pope Francis to meet with evangelical pastor

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.

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Related Topix: Evangelicals, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, World News, Brazil, Pope Benedict XVI

Miami New Times

Celebrate Peruvian Independence Day Monday at La Mar

In 1824, Peru became the last colony in South America to gain independence from Spain.

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Related Topix: Peru, World News, Dining,

Diamonds.net

Brazil Minerals Expands Management Team

Brazil Minerals Inc. added three professionals to its management team. Carlos Henrique de Oliveira Garcia joined the diamond and gold mining company as manager and Armando Franz Netto Soares joined as and associate.

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Related Topix: World News, Brazil,

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Daily Kos

A Victory for Democracy in Chile

Family farmers, indigenous people, environmentalists, and food activists in Chile just won a critical five year fight against multinational agribusiness giant Monsanto.

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Related Topix: Chile, World News, Michelle Bachelet, Prison

The Fresno Bee

Argentina debt talks deadlocked as default looms

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.

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Related Topix: Argentina, World News

Bellingham Herald

FIFA rejects calls to strip Russia of World Cup

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.

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Related Topix: World News, Brazil, Vladimir Putin

The News Tribune

FIFA fines Argentina for protest banner

Several players stood behind the slogan "Las Malvinas son Argentinas" on the field at a June 7 friendly against Slovenia in Buenos Aires.

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Related Topix: Falkland Islands, World News

The Raw Story

UN urges Chile to allow abortion in some cases

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.

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Related Topix: Chile, World News, Michelle Bachelet

Bella's Bolivia Blog

Jul 25, The Bolivia Road of Death. Worlds Most Dangerous Road.

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.

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Related Topix: Bolivia, World News, Bolivia Travel,

The Age

African megacities look to cable cars as traffic solution to relieve congested streets

An engineer on the rooftop of a cable car station in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. African cities are looking to install similar systems to help relieve congested roads.

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Related Topix: World News, Brazil, Malawi, Uganda, Africa, Nigeria,

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