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The collapse of talks with U.S. creditors sent Argentina into its second debt default in 13 years and raised questions about what comes next for financial markets and the South American nation's staggering economy.
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Legendary thrash metal band Exodus have revealed the art for their upcoming album, Blood In, Blood Out , which will be released in the fall via Nuclear Blast.
NO SOONER had Juan Manuel Santos, Colombia's president, secured himself a second term in a run-off election in June than he announced that he wants to prevent such a thing happening again.
"Rio 2" is the second surprise movie and the final film in Classic Cinemas' Wednesday Morning Movie Series on August 6th.
Argentina is on the brink of its second default this century after losing a long court battle with a group of US bondholders.
Her October funeral served as its centerpiece. Famie is a 10-time Emmy-winning filmmaker.
"If you were to meet God himself in his own house, what would you wear?" This question was asked by the bishop Renato Cardoso, from the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God from Brazil, in an official video released by the church and intended to instruct the guests and the faithful who tomorrow will be attending the inauguration of Solomon's ... (more)
Five empty bottles sat on top of the microwave in the little base, one each for the opening of the station and the four missions before yesterday's finale, while the five corks with the date of each milestone written on the bottom sat on the whiteboard.
As gold miners face eviction from Yanomami territory in the Brazilian Amazon, a rising tempo of death threats have been directed against the shaman Davi Kopenawa following his successful campaign.
A genie appears from a lamp in the hands of an astonished Venezuelan boy to declare: ''You can ask for anything - except toilet paper!'' The world's highest inflation and shortages of basics from milk to toilet roll are really no laughing matter for Venezuelans, but they find solace in a thriving comedy scene lampooning the governance behind the ... (more)
The United States imposed travel restrictions on Wednesday on some Venezuelan government officials it accuses of rights abuses in a crackdown on protests against President Nicolas Maduro this year.
2 - Gareth Henry of Jamaica competes in the badminton men's singles against Paul Georges of Mauritius in the first round of singles competition yesterday at the Emirates Arena.
Street art in Rio gives new meaning to the expression 'painting the town' with the vast number of scrawls and spray paintings that color the city.
Arianespace has launched a rocket from French Guiana carrying a robotic cargo ship to deliver provisions to the International Space Station.
Within the pantheon of Latin American political archetypes, few figures are as reviled as the intelligence cheif, whose cowled outline is often found nestled beside populist strongmen and tin pot dictators alike.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 03:46 am
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