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Jan 29, 2009, 1:00 AM
Brazil has promised to offer comfortable and safe stadiums for local and foreign fans at the ‎World Cup in 2014, the government said today in a meeting with FIFA President Joseph ‎Blatter. ‎
Jan 28, 2009, 1:00 AM
Peru and Thailand have agreed to cooperate with each other to share ideas and projects ‎related to the replacement of drug crops with alternative ones, an official source said ‎today.
Jan 28, 2009, 1:00 AM
After several terms in juvenile prison, the Mexican-American Daniel Mora decided to ‎change paths and now persuades gang members to go back to school, while he is ‎preparing to get a master’s degree at Harvard University.
Jan 28, 2009, 1:00 AM
Colombian Minister of Defense Juan Manuel Santos announced this Wednesday that the ‎bombings against FARC guerrilla military chief Jorge Briceño (alias “Mono Jojoy”) will be ‎intensified, as reprisal for the attack using explosives that killed two people last Tuesday in ‎Bogota.
Jan 27, 2009, 1:00 AM
A four-person surgical team from U.S. Southern Command's Joint Task Force-Bravo ‎conducted two medical operations in La Paz, Honduras, Jan. 13, removing a man's gall ‎bladder and repairing a hernia for a 5-year-old boy.
Jan 27, 2009, 1:00 AM
Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega is "in very poor health," and depends heavily on his ‎wife Rosario Murillo to govern; priest and poet Ernesto Cardenal said in a meeting this ‎Monday with a mission belonging to the Inter American Press Association (IAPA) and ‎attended by AFP journalists. ‎
Jan 27, 2009, 1:00 AM
US Secretary of Defense Robert Gates said today that he is more concerned about Iranian ‎activities in Latin America, which he considered “interference,” than about the Russian ‎army’s maneuvers in that region. ‎
Jan 26, 2009, 1:00 AM
Two men released from the US "war on terror" prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba have appeared in a video posted on a jihadist website, the SITE monitoring service reported.
Jan 23, 2009, 1:00 AM
The US drug enforcement military post that the United States has kept in the ‎Ecuadorian base of Manta (west) for ten years will be closed next November or earlier, ‎said Heather Hodges, the American ambassador at Quito.
Jan 23, 2009, 1:00 AM
Salvadorian President Antonio Saca announced this Thursday that he has authorized ‎sending 50 soldiers to Lebanon to be integrated into the UN “blue beret” peacekeeping ‎contingent in that country.
Jan 22, 2009, 1:00 AM
Soon to be 73 years old, half a century after his foray into the literary world, the award-‎winning Peruvian novelist Mario Vargas Llosa stated in an interview published this ‎Thursday by the Uruguayan press, that his “marriage” with literature is still “alive and ‎passionate.”
Jan 22, 2009, 1:00 AM
Barack Obama was sworn in as U.S. president with an appeal to Americans to work ‎together to overcome the challenges of the nation in a time of economic crisis and two ‎wars.
Jan 22, 2009, 1:00 AM
The director of the UN World Food Program (WFP) in Ecuador, Helmut Rauch, issued a ‎warning today concerning the uncontrolled level of child undernourishment in Ecuador.
Jan 22, 2009, 1:00 AM
Digital inclusion programs in Brazil are looking for ways to ‎provide total Internet access to the 180 ethnic groups that live within the national ‎territory, in spite of the fact that 20% of Brazilian tribes are already connected, ‎participants of the Campus Party Brasil 2009 stated today.
Jan 21, 2009, 1:00 AM
Un teatro popular de reminiscencias indígenas se volcó esta semana a las calles de Diriamba, en una mezcla cultural y religiosa, principal atractivo de las fiestas patronales en que miles de nicaragüenses celebran a San Sebastián, a quien atribuyen poderes milagrosos.
Jan 20, 2009, 1:00 AM
After the arrest of the Neapolitan “capo” Salvatore Zazo, which took place in Barcelona in ‎Northeastern Spain, the Spanish newspaper "El País" reported on Monday that the ‎Neapolitan Camorra and Colombian drug cartels are working together in Spain.
Jan 20, 2009, 1:00 AM
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) Queen Sofia of Spain is touring Spanish-funded ‎projects in the Dominican Republic and Haiti.‎
Jan 20, 2009, 1:00 AM
Judicial sources reported today that a judge from the Colombian city of Armenia ‎sentenced a FARC guerrilla to fifty years in prison for his involvement in the kidnapping ‎and murder of Liliana Gaviria, sister of former President César Gaviria.
Jan 20, 2009, 1:00 AM
The Colombian police uncovered an alliance between drug traffickers from former Norte ‎del Valle cartel and FARC guerrillas to export cocaine from Venezuela, Ecuador, and Peru ‎in exchange for weapons, and seized seven people from that network.
Jan 20, 2009, 1:00 AM
Soldiers seized nearly half a ton of explosives and dozens of landmines from a ‎Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, factory, but no one was arrested, ‎the army said Sunday.‎