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49 min ago | St. Petersburg Times

Explore South Florida's global love affair with mangoes

The curator of tropical fruit at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is explaining the difference between how people in her native Colombia eat mangoes and the meticulous way they are peeled and consumed in the United States.

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Related Topix: Florida, Home Gardening, Home, World News, Colombia, Home Listing, Life, Food, Food Festival

2 hrs ago | The Age

Hugo Chavez's handwriting to live on as new type font

The style will live on: late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez writes a message after signing his support for a proposal to change the constitution, in Caracas in December 2008.

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Related Topix: Hugo Chavez, Venezuela, World News,

4 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston

Argentina in last-ditch effort to avert default

Argentina's government said Monday it will make another effort to reach a deal with US.

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Related Topix: Argentina, World News

5 hrs ago | America's Network

Equinix acquires remaining 47% stake in ALOG, furthers Brazil, Latin America presence

Equinix has completed the acquisition of the remaining stake it did not own in Brazil's ALOG Data Centers for $225 million, a move that reflects its growing presence in the Latin American market.

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Related Topix: World News, Brazil,

9 hrs ago | DFW Catholic

Rio favela continues to reap fruits from World Youth Day

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Jul 28, 2014 / 04:02 am .- After nearly two years of preparation, Father Jos Almy Gomes, 40, almost wasn't ready for Pope Francis' World Youth Day pilgrimage to Rio de Janeiro.

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Related Topix: World News, Brazil, Travel, Brazil Travel, Uruguay Travel, South America Travel, Brazil, Uruguay Travel, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Travel, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

13 hrs ago | Skift

Aggrieved Airlines Are Making it Harder to Fly In or Out of Venezuela

When her father had a medical emergency this month, Anna Bamario struggled to find airline tickets to her native Venezuela, finally paying $1,250 round-trip to a destination about as far away as New York.

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Related Topix: World News, Venezuela, Travel, Venezuela Travel, Pembroke Pines, FL, Florida

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Forbes.com

Economy In Gutter, Brazil More Expensive Than Europe

Brazil's economy might be growing near zero, and it's currency isn't as strong as it was in the heyday of the U.S. housing bubble of 2008, but that hasn't stopped the country from becoming more expensive than the entire euro zone.

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Related Topix: World News, Brazil, Mortgage, Personal Finance

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Colombians celebrate their heritage in Overpeck Park

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.

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Related Topix: World News, Colombia, Hackensack, NJ, Bogota, NJ, Passaic, NJ

Daily Times

Cooperation with China brings new opportunity to Latin America

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.

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

KDAR-FM Oxnard

The Choice is Ours - Encouragement for Today - July 27

"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.

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Related Topix: World News, Ecuador, Travel, Ecuador Travel

Lowell Sun

Food to crafts, a feast for the senses

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.

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

Hispanically Speaking

Brazil's Petrobras Looking to Sell Argentine Assets

Brazilian state-controlled oil giant Petrobras is once again looking to divest assets in Argentina, including oil fields in that country's southern region that yield 20,000 barrels of crude per day, Argentine media outlets said Friday.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Washington Post

The immigration crisis solution: A Plan Honduras

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.

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Related Topix: Prison, Family, Kids, World News, Colombia, George Bush, Alvaro Uribe, Opinion

The Raw Story

Construction workers in Bolivia uncover mass grave containing hundreds of skeletons

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.

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Related Topix: Bolivia, World News

Hispanically Speaking

More than 88,000 Displaced by Floods in Paraguay

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.

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Related Topix: World News, Paraguay, Weather

DFW Catholic

Pope Francis to meet with evangelical pastor

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.

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Related Topix: Evangelicals, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, World News, Brazil, Pope Benedict XVI

Miami New Times

Celebrate Peruvian Independence Day Monday at La Mar

In 1824, Peru became the last colony in South America to gain independence from Spain.

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Related Topix: Peru, World News, Dining,

Diamonds.net

Brazil Minerals Expands Management Team

Brazil Minerals Inc. added three professionals to its management team. Carlos Henrique de Oliveira Garcia joined the diamond and gold mining company as manager and Armando Franz Netto Soares joined as and associate.

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Related Topix: World News, Brazil,

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Daily Kos

A Victory for Democracy in Chile

Family farmers, indigenous people, environmentalists, and food activists in Chile just won a critical five year fight against multinational agribusiness giant Monsanto.

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Related Topix: Chile, World News, Michelle Bachelet, Prison

The Fresno Bee

Argentina debt talks deadlocked as default looms

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.

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Related Topix: Argentina, World News

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