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3 hrs ago | Nerve News
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.
7 hrs ago | Sunherald.com
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.
12 hrs ago | Reuters
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.
16 hrs ago | Daily Times
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.
Brazilian authorities are investigating two police officers in last month's killing of a 14-year-old boy in Rio de Janeiro, public safety officials said Tuesday.
As the dust from the World Cup settles, Brazil and the one million tourists that visited the country finally have the time to look back on their experiences.
The indictment charges members of the group with generating some $127 million in revenue by trafficking Colombian cocaine from the Dutch Caribbean territory of St. Maarten by boat and plane for almost a decade.
Did you have a chance to drop into the Botequim pop-up during the World Cup? Chef-owner Marco Moreira, a native of Brazil, turned the bottom floor of his space at the Hyatt in Union Square into a restaurant that channels his home country's botequims, casual neighborhood restaurants where people meet for drinks and snacks.
Venezuelan soldiers and officials began moving hundreds of families on Tuesday out of a half-built 45-story skyscraper that dominates the Caracas skyline and is thought to be the world's tallest slum.
President Juan Manuel Santos told lawmakers at the opening session of Colombia's Congress that among the priorities of his second administration will be undoing the 2004 constitutional amendment allowing an incumbent head of state to seek re-election.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 05:36 pm
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