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2 hrs ago | Inside Colombia
By the end of 2014, the Colombian government will have invested US$2.45 billion in the Vive Digital project.
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7 hrs ago | Examiner.com
The Defense of Marriage Act may have met its demise last June but same-sex binational couples living abroad are still waiting for the federal government to recognize their marriages and allow them to return to America.
11 hrs ago | ABC News
A man in the South American country of Guyana has being held on suspicion of killing his wife and four of his five children by locking them inside their home and setting it on fire, police said Saturday.
14 hrs ago | E! Online
The 42-year-old Latin pop star showed off hit hot body yesterday while lounging around the balcony of his Rio de Janeiro hotel.
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro believes that South Florida politicians, like Marco Rubio, are leading the country into an extremist foreign policy against his country.
Some 2,300 kilometres away from Rio de Janeiro, a murga named Colour and Joy gathered at the foot of a replica of Rio's Christ the Redeemer statue in the Cordoban town of Bouwer.
This simulated view shows how a glory would appear on Venus versus Earth . Credit: C. Wilson/P.
THICK clouds of teargas hung in the air over the north gate of the Central University in Caracas on March 12th.
For Juan Manuel Santos, Colombia's president, congressional elections on March 9th were an important signal that "the overwhelming majority of Colombians want peace."
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced Thursday that six people had been arrested after the National Guard searched the central city of Valencia for those responsible for the previous day's violence that left three dead.
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.
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.