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2 hrs ago | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times
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.
6 hrs ago | Daily Times
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.
10 hrs ago | KDAR-FM Oxnard
"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.
14 hrs ago | Lowell Sun
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.
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.
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.
Several players stood behind the slogan "Las Malvinas son Argentinas" on the field at a June 7 friendly against Slovenia in Buenos Aires.
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.
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.
Updated: Sun Jul 27, 2014 06:55 pm
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