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Colombians vote on Sunday for a new congress that will tackle legislation for the next president and play a historic role in creating laws to end five decades of conflict if peace is reached with Marxist FARC rebels.
Millions of Colombians are set to the ballot box on March 9 to vote for the country's Senate and Chamber of Representatives.
Demonstrators lie on the ground holding statistics about the people murdered in the 14 years of Chavista government, at a protest in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, March 7, 2014.
A Gol Linhas Aereas Boeing 737-800, registration PR-GGY performing flight G3-1700 from Sao Paulo Guarulhos,SP to Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont,RJ with 67 passengers and 6 crew, was enroute when parts of the engine doors separated from the left hand engine .
The 9th Court of Public Finance has just granted an injunction preventing any change in the name of The Copacabana Palace Hotel in Rio de Janeiro.
Readers follow author Bruce Holdt's exploits as well as his reflections of experiences in another time and place in his new memoir/ travelogue simply entitled " Brazil ".
Rubbish is still piling up in Rio de Janeiro as the Brazilian city's street cleaners continue a strike, despite an announced agreement with the union.
Latin American foreign ministers will meet next week to discuss the unrest in Venezuela that has left at least 20 dead and convulsed the South American OPEC nation, diplomatic sources said on Friday.
Reading's manager usually tells his players the starting line-up 24 hours before a match, but is breaking from the norm due to the international break Child star Macaulay Culkin and his band The Pizza Underground are due at Oakford Social Club this month.
Astronomers have discovered the splattered remains of comets colliding together around a nearby star.
Said to be the largest show of its kind in the world, the annual four-day event in England features thousands of dogs, with competitors travelling from countries across the globe to take part.
Flamengo fans could cheekily proclaim that one of England's finest international footballers David Beckham supports them after the global star was pictured with their jersey on Wednesday night.
A National Guardsman and a civilian were killed Thursday in a clash between residents of a Caracas neighborhood and armed men who tried to remove a barricade, Venezuelan officials said.
Venezuelan pianist Gabriela Montero dedicated part of a London concert to those confronting the government in Venezuela, saying she felt their "sadness, impatience, our frustration".
TOPSHOTS Revelers of the Unidos da Tijuca samba school perform during the second night of carnival parade at the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on March 4, 2014.