Palermo Becomes Boca Juniors’ Highest-Scoring Player in 80 Years
Martín Palermo, “the goal optimist,” a title given to him several years ago by coach Carlos Bianchi, who coached him while Boca Juniors achieved most of the titles and championships in their history, is Boca’s highest scorer in the last 78 years.
Oldest Human Presence in Paraguay Found in Jasuka Venda
While investigating the cultural legacy of the indigenous Paî Tavyterâ people, a team of Spanish experts has found in Paraguay the remains of a human being that date back 5,000 years.
One Peruvian Soldier Dies, Two Wounded In Clash With Shining Path
One Peruvian soldier died and two were wounded in a clash with remnants of the armed group Shining Path in the Vizcatan area of the Ayacucho region, some 600 kilometers (370 miles) south of Lima, military officials said.
19 Dead In Bolivia Dengue Outbreak, 31,000 Affected
In Bolivia's worst national outbreak in a decade, 19 people have died from dengue fever since January and 31,000 people have been affected, official estimates showed.
Syrian and Chilean Condemned To Over 20 Years In Prison For Selling Arms To FARC
Syrian trafficker Monzer Al Kassar, and Chilean Luis Felipe Moreno Godoy were sentenced to more than 20 years' in prison by a U.S. court by agreeing to the illegal sale of weapons to FARC guerrillas, according to the federal Attorney in Manhattan.
Bolivian Miners’ Carnival Honors Andean Gods
Confetti, musicians and thousands of indigenous dancers crowded the cobblestone streets of this remote silver and tin mining town to honor its Andean gods and celebrate Carnival, which ended Tuesday.
Fifteen Guerrilla Members Escape After Drugging The Commanders
Bogota, February 24th (EFE).- Fifteen rebels of Colombia’s National Liberation Army ( ELN) have deserted the Colombian guerrilla group after drugging their commanders with a sleep inducing plant , in a camp located in the jungle of Nariño province (southwest), as reported by the fugitives to the local press.
Honoring Salvadorian Soldiers Who Served In Iraq
Salvadorian government announced the celebration next Saturday of a "patriotic holiday", in honor of more than 3,700 soldiers who served in Iraq between August 2003 and last December, to be divided into eleven groups.
Paraguayan and Brazilian Anti-Drug Authorities Agree to Expand Border Operations
Paraguayan anti-drug authorities and the Federal Police of Brazil have agreed to intensify operations to destroy marijuana plantations along their common borders, an official Paraguayan source reported to Asunción.
Violence Related to Drug Trafficking Still Rising in Latin America
The level of violence related to drug trafficking and drug abuse has continued to rise in Latin America, despite all government efforts to combat it,
Photographic History Of The War Of The Pacific Rescued In Book Form
A photographic history of the War of the Pacific, a conflict between Chile and the joint forces of Peru and Bolivia in the late 19th century, has been rescued by Peruvian Renzo Babilonia in a book documenting the dramatic conflict.
Police In Brazil And Bolivia Agree To Joint Fight Against Organized Crime
The Federal Police of Bolivia and Brazil signed an agreement Wednesday to strengthen bilateral cooperation in combating organized crime, including actions against drug trafficking, money laundering, and weapons smuggling.