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4 hrs ago | Hispanically Speaking

Colombian President Vows to Stop Future Presidents From Seeking Re-Election

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.


Related Topix: World News, Colombia, Alvaro Uribe

5 hrs ago |

Singer and sax team up for bossa nova magic at SFJAZZ

Brazil was shocked, angered, heartbroken and genuinely puzzled over its recent World Cup loss, but at least part of the reason should be obvious: Blame it on the bossa nova.


Related Topix: Brazil, World News

9 hrs ago | International Business Times

Prince Harry Moves on from Cressida Bonas by Contacting Ex-Girlfriend Caroline Flack

While Cressida Bonas is busy getting her acting career started through a new play and a film role, her Royal ex, Prince Harry is also moving on, or moving back to be more precise.


Related Topix: World News, Prince Harry, Chile, Michelle Bachelet

13 hrs ago | McClatchy

Wife of imprisoned Venezuelan activist pleads for his release

At the National Press Club, Lilian Tintori talked about the emotional impact on her family while her husband, Leopoldo Lopez, has been in jail in connection with a range of charges linked to protests against the South American country's leaders.


Related Topix: Prison, World News, Venezuela,

15 hrs ago | EDGE

Guyanese Gay Prostitutes Stabbed Dead, Suspect Commits Suicide

The main suspect in the stabbing murder of two gay sex workers in Guyana's capital of Georgetown last week died on Sunday, July 20 at Georgetown Hospital after confessing to the murders and setting himself on fire.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, World News, Guyana, IGN Entertainment

17 hrs ago | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Photos: Gisele Bundchen stays flawless at 34

Happy 34th birthday, Gisele! Bundchen, a native of Brazil, makes a heart sign before the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Final match between Germany and Argentina on July 13 in Rio de Janeiro.


Related Topix: World News, Brazil, Celebrities, Gisele Bundchen,

17 hrs ago | Basingstoke Gazette

Dog handler posted to the Falkland Islands

A FORMER pupil from The Hurst Community College is helping to guard the Falkland Islands - with the help of a canine friend.


Related Topix: Falkland Islands, World News

18 hrs ago | Mass Transit

Brazil: Presidents Xi Jinping & Dilma Rousseff Witness BYD History

BYD Company Ltd. 's Wang Chuanfu made history this week signing a contract to be the first Chinese manufacturer to open a battery factory in Brazil.


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

22 hrs ago | Suria

Xi heads to Venezuela after inking trade...

China's President Xi Jinping departed Argentina Sunday for Venezuela, the next-to-last stop of a Latin American tour aimed at bolstering trade with the region.


Related Topix: Travel, Venezuela Travel, Bolivia Travel, Argentina, Bolivia Travel, Argentina, World News, South America Travel, Argentina Travel, Buenos Aires, Argentina Travel, Venezuela,

Yesterday | International Business Times

Toaster Selfie: A Toaster That Toasts Your Selfie

Selfie-obsessed individuals can now enjoy "munching on their faces" through a new bread toaster that's designed to imprint any image on the toast.


Related Topix: Brazil, World News,

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Russia Taday

Bolivia legalizes labor of kids as young as 10

A law, legally allowing children to work from as early as the age of ten, has been signed in Bolivia this week, making the Latin American country the first nation to legalize child labor.


Related Topix: Bolivia, World News, Kids, Family


Colombia's Santos opens 'Congress of peace,' urges deal with rebels

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos opened a new session of Congress on Sunday, calling on lawmakers to back government efforts to strike a peace deal with Marxist rebels to end 50 years of war.


Related Topix: World News, Colombia, Alvaro Uribe

Hispanically Speaking

Chinese President Hails Strong Relations with Argentina

Chinese President Xi Jinping hailed his country's strong bilateral relations with Argentina a day after signing currency-swap and power- and rail-financing deals with counterpart Cristina Fernandez.


Related Topix: Argentina, World News, Xi Jinping


23 Food Reasons Colombians Know What's Good

Abroad, the South American nation has suffered from age-old stereotypes and misidentification - seriously, it's Colombia, NOT Columbia - but none of it has ever stopped its people from being known as some of the happiest on earth .


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



Favelas are located most often on the periphery of large cities. Some of the best-known favelas are those that cling to steep hillsides in Rio de Janeiro.


Related Topix: Brazil, World News

AME Info

4th edition 'Aromas del Ecuador' to provide trading platform for UAE companies

2) Reports to Production Manager. 3) Support the Manager with specific responsibilities related to production functions.


Related Topix: Ecuador, World News

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Embajada de la Coca: a unique dining experience

The first visit was sheer accident - a misreading of the placard announcing the daily specials.


Related Topix: World News, Colombia, Dining

Sunday Herald

Children of the Commonwealth: Guyana

Maria Ignatius has been training to be a nurse at a hospital near Guyana's capital, Georgetown, for nearly six months.


Related Topix: World News, Guyana, Medicine, Nursing, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens

Babalu Blog

Reports from Cuba: There you go again

Often the resolutions of the United Nations' Committees are worthy of laughter. So it happens with the recent resolution by the Decolonization Committee, ratifying the right of Puerto Rico to self-determination.


Related Topix: Rico, CO, Bolivia, US News, Conservative Political News


Starbucks' First Store in Colombia Serves 100% Locally-Sourced Coffee

Starbucks sources a lot of its coffee beans from Colombia, and now it has opened its very first store in Bogota as an ode to the country's product.


Related Topix: World News, Colombia, Drink, Coffee