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Apr 30, 2009, 1:00 AM
Police from seven countries arrested 17 people in Curacao suspected of involvement in an international drug ring with links to Lebanon's Hezbollah militant group, Dutch authorities said.
Apr 30, 2009, 1:00 AM
With goal after goal in Brazil, Ronaldo is showing he remains one of the best strikers in the world.
Apr 30, 2009, 1:00 AM
Pope Benedict XVI and Colombian President Alvaro Uribe discussed the fight against drug trafficking in a meeting on Thursday, the Vatican said.
Apr 30, 2009, 1:00 AM
Mexican police arrested suspected Zeta gang leader Gregorio Sauceda Gamboa, one of Mexico's 24 most-wanted drug traffickers.
Apr 30, 2009, 1:00 AM
Bolivian President Evo Morales and Paraguayan President Fernando Lugo signed an historic accord in the Argentine capital of Buenos Aires, ending a boundary dispute that led to a catastrophic war in the last century.
Apr 29, 2009, 1:00 AM
Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero told Colombia's Alvaro Uribe that Spain is ready to offer Bogota whatever help it can in settling the Andean nation's decades-old internal conflict.
Apr 27, 2009, 1:00 AM
Movies from Chile, Uruguay, Colombia, Brazil and Paraguay have been selected for the 48th Critics' Week at the Cannes Festival, which from 14 to May 22 will give ample space to the Latin American film industry with an “atypical” proposal.
Apr 27, 2009, 1:00 AM
Populist President Rafael Correa appeared headed for an outright election victory, according to partial results, which would make the leftist economist the first Ecuadorean president in 30 years to be chosen without a runoff vote.
Apr 27, 2009, 1:00 AM
Mexico's government is trying to stem the spread of a deadly strain of swine flu as a new work week begins by urging people to stay home Monday if they have any symptoms of the virus believed to have killed more than 100 people.
Apr 27, 2009, 1:00 AM
Eighty-seven people have been abducted in Colombia since the beginning of the year, although only 10 remain hostages, according to Bogota's official anti-kidnap agency.
Apr 27, 2009, 1:00 AM
The contract between Brazilian striker Adriano, who is on a break with his career and is trying to overcome depression in Brazil, and Italian club Inter Milan has been terminated "on a consensual basis," said the club on Friday in a statement.
Apr 23, 2009, 1:00 AM
Continuing Promise 2009 (CP09) delivered charitable goods to Mission Ranch Orphanage in Citi Soleil.
Apr 23, 2009, 1:00 AM
Representatives of the armed forces of Central America, the United States, and other Latin American countries met Wednesday in Honduras for a two-day meeting to draw up plans for combating gangs and drug trafficking rings, military chiefs reported.
Apr 22, 2009, 1:00 AM
Children belonging to the largest minorities in Latin America, aboriginal and of African ancestry, are the main victims of racial discrimination, with an average of five to seven fewer years of schooling than the overall population, and exceptionally high levels of poverty and chronic malnutrition.
Apr 21, 2009, 1:00 AM
Navies from the United States and 10 other countries launched two weeks of war exercises off Florida's Atlantic coast that will include training in combating piracy and drug smuggling.
Apr 21, 2009, 1:00 AM
Cocaine production is on the rise in Bolivia as Colombian and Mexican cartels hire intermediaries to process locally made coca paste there rather than simply exporting it, according to Bolivia's top anti-drug officer.
Apr 20, 2009, 1:00 AM
Jamaican Olympic sprint hero Usain Bolt said he will join a star-studded field at this summer's Aviva London Grand Prix.
Apr 20, 2009, 1:00 AM
Spanish police said they had dismantled a major drug-smuggling network in the northwestern Galicia region, a key entry point for South American cocaine into Europe.
Apr 20, 2009, 1:00 AM
The general commander of the Peruvian Army, Otto Guibovich, said in an interview with the newspaper El Comercio that if they fail to adequately confront the Shining Path (Sendero Luminoso), that organization could develop into a group like the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC).
Apr 20, 2009, 1:00 AM
The Summit of the Americas, held this weekend in Trinidad and Tobago, made a good impression among participating Latin American leaders, particularly regarding the prospects for change in the relations with the U.S. that have been opened.