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May 29, 2009, 1:00 AM
An 11 year old boy in the early morning hours started out on a 100 km walk for his father, a soldier, who the boy doesn’t know because he had been kidnapped by the FARC guerrilla forces just a little before the boy had been born, the boy had stated on Thursday.
May 29, 2009, 1:00 AM
Madrid, 29 may (EFE). - One year after the NGO Survival International released photos of a few isolated indigenous groups in the interior of the Brazilian Amazon to demonstrate their difficult living conditions, the organization claims that nothing has changed in the situation of these peoples.
May 29, 2009, 1:00 AM
(Updated with statements by Álvaro Uribe, the President of Colombia)
May 28, 2009, 1:00 AM
Hundreds of opponents of President Hugo Chavez marched in support of press freedom in Venezuela, two years after his government refused to renew the concession of an opposition-aligned television station.
May 28, 2009, 1:00 AM
Barcelona stunned holders Manchester United to win their third Champions League crown with a 2-0 victory here.
May 27, 2009, 1:00 AM
On Monday Peruvian politicians and human rights organizations called images of gun-bearing children ten to thirteen years old among the Shining Path (Sendero Luminoso) guerrillas filmed for a TV program in the Amazon region “abnormal."
May 26, 2009, 1:00 AM
Venezuela and Bolivia are supplying Iran with uranium for its nuclear program, according to a secret Israeli government report obtained Monday by The Associated Press.
May 26, 2009, 1:00 AM
More than 1000 historical pieces from the beer and soft drink industry, among these some of which are one of a kind in the world or more than a century old, are found at an exhibit which starts this week in Buenos Aires with support from Argentine collectors.
May 26, 2009, 1:00 AM
The greatest exhibit ever shown about the explorations conducted over a century in the Pre-Hispanic city of Teotihuacan was presented today in the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City (MNA).
May 26, 2009, 1:00 AM
The US Navy Hospital Ship “Comfort” will dock next Monday, for the purpose of conducting a humanitarian assistance mission throughout the Caribbean, Central America and Colombia.
May 26, 2009, 1:00 AM
Colombia on Saturday named General Freddy Padilla as its new minister of defense, a post which will put the current head of the armed forces squarely in charge of the fight against drug and rebel groups.
May 26, 2009, 1:00 AM
The Ecuadorian ex-minister of Internal and External Security Gustavo Larrea assured today that he feels “proud” of having participated in a mission to free hostages that were being held by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC).
May 26, 2009, 1:00 AM
This wasn't just a race, it was vindication.
May 22, 2009, 1:00 AM
Starting tomorrow, the Latin American and Canadian Indigenous Cinema will be shown in Lima as part of an exhibit series that seeks to “offer a site for reflections about cultural diversity and indigenous communities that goes beyond the regional barriers, the organizers announced today.
May 22, 2009, 1:00 AM
A total of 112 members of the drug gang ''Los Rastrojos'', a Colombian paramilitary group created by a kingpin who was assassinated a year ago in Venezuela, surrendered to Army troops today in a jungle in the Western region of the country, the authorities announced.
May 22, 2009, 1:00 AM
On May 29th to May 31st, the Ecuadorian capital will be the host city for the International Conference of Latin American and Caribbean Women, who will be holding a debate concerning the regional situation under the slogan: “United for the integration of our America”.
May 22, 2009, 1:00 AM
The latest advances in tanks, planes, canon artillery and military weapons are on display at the II International Hall of Technology for Defense (Sitdef), which is held in Lima for companies from 41 countries and it was opened today by the Peruvian president, Alan García.
May 21, 2009, 1:00 AM
Thousands of university students marched through Venezuela's capital demanding more state financial aid for public universities after President Hugo Chavez's government reduced funding by 6 percent.
May 21, 2009, 1:00 AM
This Wednesday, government sources informed that the Paraguayan president Fernando Lugo has removed the Army Commander Alfredo Machuca from Office and named General Oscar Velázquez as his replacement.
May 21, 2009, 1:00 AM
An international arrest warrant has been issued for a Colombian accused in the worst terror strike on Argentine soil, the 1994 bombing of a Jewish charities building that killed 85 people and injured 300, prosecutors said.