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Dec 17, 2008, 1:00 AM
The Ocucaje desert, about 300 kilometers south of Lima, houses hundreds of 20 million years old whale or shark fossils, treasures that the Peruvian authorities struggle to save from illegal trafficking.
Dec 17, 2008, 1:00 AM
Colombia has extradited the head of Colombia's most powerful drug cartel to face trafficking and murder charges in the United States.
Dec 16, 2008, 1:00 AM
Former French-Colombian hostage Ingrid Betancourt said Monday in Rome that the first project of her foundation will prevent the FARC guerrillas from trying to recruit young Colombians.
Dec 15, 2008, 1:00 AM
A former member of Colombia's FARC rebel group is the first person to take advantage of a special French asylum offer. The rebel arrived in Paris with former French-Colombian hostage Ingrid Betancourt.
Dec 12, 2008, 1:00 AM
Two U.S. military disaster relief teams from Joint Task Force-Bravo, based at Soto Cano Air Base in Honduras, have delivered more than 278,000 pounds of relief supplies to victims in flood-affected communities in Panama and Costa Rica.
Dec 10, 2008, 1:00 AM
The United States is adopting new Internet information exchange tools such as social networks and blogs to win the "war of ideas" against Islamic activists and other fundamentalist groups, a government official said last Monday.
Dec 9, 2008, 1:00 AM
Chilean naval vessels completed the evacuation of 89 passengers of the cruise ship 'City of Ushuaia," stranded in Antarctica on Thursday, confirmed Commander Alan Nettle, chief of operations of the Third Naval Area.
Dec 9, 2008, 1:00 AM
Brazil and Paraguay will build a second border bridge over the river Parana, a project that will begin next year and be completed in 2012, according to the agreement reached between the two countries and published today in the Official Journal.
Dec 4, 2008, 1:00 AM
The Colombian Navy and the Administrative Department of Security [DAS] delivered a hard blow to drug trafficking by locating and destroying a makeshift workshop where a series of semi-submersible craft were built for drug trafficking service.
Dec 4, 2008, 1:00 AM
Thirty years ago, the military governments of Chile and Argentina were on the brink of military confrontation for the sovereignty of some islands in the Beagle Channel, which only the mediation of Pope John Paul II managed to contain.
Dec 3, 2008, 1:00 AM
In an unusual decision, legislators of Alagoas, Brazilian state, approved a bill to rename the football stadium in Maceio, from King Pele, to Queen Martha, to honor two-time FIFA Player of the Year, who was born in this state.
Dec 3, 2008, 1:00 AM
Former hostage Ingrid Betancourt is traveling throughout Latin America in a bid to secure the release of hostages still in hands of leftist rebels in the jungle of Colombia.
Dec 2, 2008, 1:00 AM
Along the Colaba coastline, at the Gateway of India, gunfire punctuated the early morning hours Saturday.
Nov 26, 2008, 1:00 AM
Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Maddelin Angebrand, Continuing Promise 2008 Public Affairs
Nov 26, 2008, 1:00 AM
Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Gina Wollman, Continuing Promise Public Affairs
Nov 22, 2008, 1:00 AM
On December 8th, Buenos Aires, the capital of tango, will celebrate that musical genre with “The Great National Milonga,” which is expected to draw a multitude of people to dance in two-four time to the music in the streets of Buenos Aires.
Nov 19, 2008, 1:00 AM
GLASGOW, November 18th, 2008 (AFP) – This Wednesday, the Argentine Soccer Selection is playing a friendly match against Scotland at Hampden Park, a stadium located three kilometers away from where Alexander Watson Hutton, founder and first president of the Argentine Football Association (AFA), was born.
Nov 17, 2008, 1:00 AM
*Mauro Costa-Mattioli recognized for studies of how memories are formed*
Nov 14, 2008, 1:00 AM
Bogota, 11 Nov (EFE).- Ingrid Betancourt, former hostage of FARC's guerrillas, invited Latin American Presidents today to join the protest that will take place this November 28th to demand the freedom of all kidnapped people in Colombia.
Nov 14, 2008, 1:00 AM
ARIMA, Trinidad and Tobago – As another chapter comes to a close on the Continuing Promise (CP) 2008 mission, medical personnel embarked aboard USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) returned to the Armina District Health Clinic to assess the progress of patients who received eye surgery aboard the ship Oct. 28 – Nov. 5. Patients and physicians were pleased with the results.