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Organizers of the World Cup are in a race to get ready, and the biggest challenge with three months to go is to install all the temporary structures needed for matches in Brazil's 12 host cities, FIFA's secretary general said Thursday.
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The U.S. doesn't have the ships and surveillance capabilities to go after the illegal drugs flowing into the U.S. from Latin America, the top military commander for the region told senators Thursday, adding that the lack of resources means he has to "sit and watch it go by."
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In a 2010 file photo, dancers perform during the opening ceremony of the XII Ibero-American Theater Festival in Bogota.
Imperfections can reduce a diamond's value to a jeweler, but they may render it priceless to a geologist.
Protesters battled soldiers in the streets of Caracas again on Wednesday as two more fatal shootings raised to 24 the death toll from a month of demonstrations against Venezuela's socialist government.
As remuneration in the British Columbia public sector skyrockets, we bring you our annual database of who is making what in B.C.'s public service.
In this file photo taken on the Copacabana beachfront in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on July 25, 2013, Pope Francis greets from his popemobile as he makes his way through the crowds.
In 2013 it of the incident and they have revealed how there were six men who wore masks and were heavily armed, beating the family before stealing some belongs and money.
Colombia's congressional elections saw 69 candidates believed to have ties with illegal groups win seats, showing how criminal and armed groups continue to influence the country's political system years after the breaking of the "parapolitics" scandal From a list of 131 candidates questioned for criminal ties compiled by investigative group the ... (more)
Brazil's lower house of Congress approved on Tuesday the creation of a special committee to monitor any probes in the Netherlands of allegations that a Dutch company paid bribes to officials at state-run oil company Petrobras By a vote of 267-28, the 513-seat lower house decided to create the committee despite opposition from President Dilma ... (more)
Michelle Bachelet took over the presidency of Chile in a ceremony loaded with symbolism on Tuesday, promising to stick to her tax-and-spend campaign pledges to fight social inequality despite a sharp economic slowdown.
SAN CRISTA?BAL, Venezuela - Jose Perez pours gas onto a pile of trash, debris and tires.
About 345,000 tickets will be available for all matches except four - the opener, the two semifinals and the final.
According to E! Brazil, the rapper arrived in Rio de Janeiro early Saturday morning and was quite the delightful visitor by being very polite to those he interacted with and posing for selfies with everybody from the young fans to the local celebrities.
MICHELLE BACHELET today becomes the first person since General Carlos Ibanez in 1952 to return to Chile's presidential palace, La Moneda, for a second term.