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President Nicolas Maduro's opponents gained a stronger foothold in Venezuela's largest cities in mayoral elections, though they failed to deliver the crushing victory they had sought in hopes of breaking a prolonged political stalemate.
A soldier was killed and another was wounded in a shootout Sunday with Army of the Paraguayan People, or EPP, guerrillas, Interior Minister Francisco de Vargas said.
If you are the parent of a child enrolled in school, it would be a very good idea for you to take a... The Albany Devils defeated the Binghamton Senators 3-2 in a shootout to send the B-Sens to their fourth straight loss.
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley's trade mission to Brazil and El Salvador , which wraps up early this week, was criticized shortly before it began by some Hispanic elected officials and business leaders who say they should have been more involved in pulling it together.
England manager Roy Hodgson hugs Italy head coach Cesare Prandelli, right, after the draw ceremony for the 2014 soccer World Cup in Costa do Sauipe near Salvador, Brazil, Friday, Dec. 6, 2013.
President Nicolas Maduro faces his first electoral test since being elected nearly eight months ago, as Venezuelans go to the polls on Sunday to judge his government's response to their nation's mounting economic troubles.
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By W.T. WHITNEY Jr. -Negotiations between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia to end fifty years of war have been ongoing in Cuba for a year.
Colombian authorities say eight people, including civilians, military and a police officer, have died in an attack on a police post that's being blamed on rebels.
England was thrown into one of the toughest of the eight pools in Friday's draw after being pitched with 2010 semifinalist Uruguay, four-time winner Italy and Costa Rica in Group D. Football Association chairman Greg Dyke, who attended the draw and sat alongside England manager Roy Hodgson as the balls were pulled out of the pots, was caught on ... (more)
That white stuff is freezing my paws: At 6 months old, Eva is getting a little big to be riding on her mother's back at the zoo in Novosibirsk, Russia.
According to David Smilde, a senior fellow at the Washington Office on Latin America, the results of the vote for mayors and town councillors will be a test of the government's popularity.
A small group of protesters gathered outside Rio's famous Maracana stadium - the site of next year's World Cup final - to criticize the cost of staging the event and accuse politicians and FIFA of profiting at the expense of Brazilian taxpayers.
Land Rover Freelander II SUV vehicles are seen on the assembly line at the Jaguar - Land Rover manufacturing plant in Pimpri, western India, on May 27, 2011 Indian-owned luxury carmaker Jaguar Land Rover announced plans on Friday to open a A 240-million manufacturing plant in Brazil.
In this photo provided by the Vatican newspaper 'L'Osservatore Romano' on Tuesday, July 23, 2013, Pope Francis speaks with Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff during a welcome ceremony at Guanabara Palace in Rio de Janeiro, Monday, July 22, 2013.
Seated beneath a portrait of late President Hugo Chavez, Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro speaks during a meeting with his cabinet at the Miraflores presidential palace on Friday, November 29. - AP The late President Hugo Chavez's dream of leveraging Venezuela's oil wealth to spread revolution across Latin America is crumbling under the weight ... (more)