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Mar 31, 2009, 1:00 AM
The President-elect of El Salvador, Mauricio Funes, debuted in the international arena with praise for "changes" in the United States and warned that it will not allow Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez to put "a finger" into the politics of El Salvador.
Mar 31, 2009, 1:00 AM
Speakers at a forum here organized by the the International Movement Against All Forms of Discrimination and Racism sounded the alarm against the growing criminalization of Indians' social protests in Latin America, especially in Mexico.
Mar 31, 2009, 1:00 AM
Englishman Ross Brawn, owner for less than one month of the Brawn GP team, which won the top two positions in its debut in the Grand Prix in Australia, has had one goal since the retirement of Michael Schumacher: to work with the best driver in the world, Fernando Alonso.
Mar 27, 2009, 1:00 AM
Colombian Defense Minister Juan Manuel Santos increased rewards for information leading to the capture of the FARC's top two commanders, Alfonso Cano and Jorge Briceño, to 7 million pesos ($2.9 million) each.
Mar 26, 2009, 1:00 AM
Nearly 3,000 victims of the earthquake that devastated several regions of southern Peru in 2007 marched to Lima to denounce the government’s laziness in reconstructing the affected area.
Mar 24, 2009, 1:00 AM
To celebrate his fifty-year-long career, Brazilian singer Roberto Carlos, nicknamed "the king" by his fans, announced that he will release a new album, go on tour, and perform a large show in one of the largest exhibition centers in Sao Paulo.
Mar 23, 2009, 1:00 AM
Servicemembers from Forward Operating Location Manta and the military group of the U.S. Embassy in Quito donated $6,000 in materials to a daycare center in Colón, Ecuador.
Mar 23, 2009, 1:00 AM
Chile will continue to maintain its sovereignty and jurisdiction in the maritime areas over which Peru has submitted a demand to the Court of The Hague, Chile’s Minister of Foreign Affairs of, Mariano Fernández, said as he read a solemn declaration.
Mar 23, 2009, 1:00 AM
Colombian police arrested a woman suspected of being part of a gang of "hackers" who managed to withdraw approximately $670,000 in an ongoing series of bank account thefts in the University of Cartagena (North), an investigating official reported on Thursday.
Mar 23, 2009, 1:00 AM
Ten of the eleven judges of the highest court in Brazil gave the go-ahead for the creation of a huge indigenous reserve in the Amazon, covering an area equivalent to over half of Belgium, despite the protests of the white ranchers who live there and want more land.
Mar 20, 2009, 1:00 AM
Police officers in Latin America are seeking support from Colombian dogs trained to detect drugs to curb drug traffic to Europe via the growing West African route.
Mar 20, 2009, 1:00 AM
North American, Japanese, and European scientists live and work together daily in the world’s highest space laboratory, located more than 5,060 meters above sea level in the Chilean Andes, where the ALMA complex, the most advanced radio astronomy observatory in the world, will be installed.
Mar 19, 2009, 1:00 AM
Javier Ponce, Ecuador's Defense Minister, ‎will travel to Russia to launch an agreement for military assistance, according to a ‎statement provided Wednesday to AFP by a source from within.‎
Mar 19, 2009, 1:00 AM
A demobilized guerrilla, whom the Colombian government demanded be released to act ‎as “peace agent,” revealed the location in the center of the country of two mass graves ‎containing 30 bodies of victims of the FARC, a judicial source reported.‎
Mar 18, 2009, 1:00 AM
At Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Tuesday Admiral James Stavridis accused Hezbollah of involvement in the drug trade.
Mar 18, 2009, 1:00 AM
Chilean soccer player Luis Jiménez says he feels "almost like a ghost" in Inter Milan, a ‎club that the player plans to leave if his coach, the Portuguese José Mourinho, continues ‎not to use him.‎
Mar 16, 2009, 1:00 AM
Venezuela has confirmed its offer to let Russia ‎station planes in their base on the island of La Orchila in the Venezuelan Caribbean, an ‎agreement that tightens cooperation between both countries in the area of defense.‎
Mar 16, 2009, 1:00 AM
SAN SALVADOR, March 16, 2009 (AFP) - Mauricio Funes, the candidate of the leftist ‎former guerrilla organization Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front (FMLN), was ‎elected Sunday by a narrow margin as President of El Salvador, ending 20 years of ‎hegemony of the right, which recognized its defeat.‎
Mar 16, 2009, 1:00 AM
GENEVA, March 13, 2009 (AFP) – This Friday founders of the World Wide Web ‎‎(WWW) celebrate their invention’s twentieth anniversary at its birthplace, the European ‎Laboratory for Particle Physics (CERN) in Geneva. ‎
Mar 12, 2009, 1:00 AM
Managua, March 8 (EFE).- The President of Nicaragua, Daniel Ortega, confirmed his interest in amending ‎the constitution to openly pursue the establishment of indefinite presidential reelection, the Managua ‎newspaper La Prensa reported today.‎