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Mar 10, 2009, 1:00 AM
Buenos Aires, Mar 10 (EFE). - Next week a ship from Norway will begin efforts to ‎rescue the “Polar Mist,” a Chilean fishing vessel which mysteriously sank ‎carrying a load of more than nine tons of gold and silver bars in the Atlantic ‎Ocean off the coast of Argentina.‎
Mar 10, 2009, 1:00 AM
Quito, Mar 9 (EFE) – Tomorrow the Tree of Life, in whose roots rest the ashes of the artist ‎Oswaldo Guayasamín, a symbol of Ecuador, will receive an emotional visit from the family of the ‎artist on the tenth anniversary of his death.‎
Mar 10, 2009, 1:00 AM
BOGOTA, March 9, 2009 (AFP) - On Monday Colombian President Alvaro Uribe ‎sought the cooperation of the international community in arresting the kingpins of the ‎illegal drug trade, including several heads of the FARC and ELN guerrilla organizations, ‎some of whom are hidden in other countries.‎
Mar 10, 2009, 1:00 AM
Santo Domingo, Mar 10 (EFE) – The subway in Santo Domingo, which was inaugurated about a ‎month ago, fascinates the Dominicans. Entire families travel to distant locations just for a fun ride ‎and a picture or a video to document having set foot in one of its stations.‎
Mar 9, 2009, 1:00 AM
GUATEMALA, March 8, 2009 (AFP) - Hundreds of Guatemalans participated in a ‎march on Sunday to commemorate International Women's Day, an activity during which ‎they demanded increased safety, as well as equal opportunity for personal, social, and ‎community development.‎
Mar 9, 2009, 1:00 AM
Guatemala, March 8 (EFE) - The mythological story of the lives of twins Hunapú and Ixbalanqué, characters ‎in the story of the world's creation in the Popol Vuh, the sacred book of ancient Maya culture, were engraved ‎in stone 200 years before the start of the Christian era, the Guatemalan press reported today.‎
Mar 9, 2009, 1:00 AM
BOGOTA, March 7, 2009 (AFP) – Five Colombian soldiers were killed and eight were ‎injured after an explosion during an inspection in a remote rural area of the department of ‎Meta (center), the General Command of the Armed Forces said.‎
Mar 6, 2009, 1:00 AM
The Peruvian terrorist group Shining Path is carrying out armed robberies in Bolivia to finance its resurgence back home, this capital's La Razon daily reported.
Mar 6, 2009, 1:00 AM
Star players from 16 countries are ready to represent their native lands in the 2009 renewal of the World Baseball Classic (WBC). China and defending champion Japan competed in the first game March 5.
Mar 5, 2009, 1:00 AM
The galactic saga of "Star Wars" is back once again in Chile to meet their fans in this ‎country with the show "Star Wars: The Exhibition," showcasing props, vessels and ‎clothing used in movies.
Mar 5, 2009, 1:00 AM
More than 400 U.S. service members, Caribbean nations’ security forces personnel and British Royal Marines, as well as numerous Caribbean nation officials were on hand for the opening ceremonies of the 25th annual Tradewinds exercise here, March 4.
Mar 5, 2009, 1:00 AM
U.S. military-to-military engagement in Latin America will require a change in thinking and in the culture within the armed services, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said.
Mar 4, 2009, 1:00 AM
Extracts of this interview were published in volume 19, number 1 of Diálogo, titled ‎‎“Gangs.”‎
Mar 4, 2009, 1:00 AM
Latin America has become more competitive in tourism over the past year, but needs to improve its safety ‎in order to increase its appeal, according to a report developed by the World Economic Fund.‎
Mar 4, 2009, 1:00 AM
Gabriel Batistuta, adored at the Italian Fiorentina and the greatest striker in the history of Argentina’s ‎national soccer team, is now shaking the bars of polo goals while making fun of himself for often missing ‎with the mallet, missing many goals, and falling off his horse.‎
Mar 3, 2009, 1:00 AM
This Monday, 49 Guatemalan officers completed a course in preparation for the fight ‎against drug trafficking and terrorism. This course was given by the US Border Patrol ‎Tactic Unit (BORTAC).
Mar 3, 2009, 1:00 AM
Martín Palermo, “the goal optimist,” a title given to him several years ago by coach Carlos ‎Bianchi, who coached him while Boca Juniors achieved most of the titles and ‎championships in their history, is Boca’s highest scorer in the last 78 years.
Mar 3, 2009, 1:00 AM
While investigating the cultural legacy of the indigenous Paî Tavyterâ people, a team of Spanish ‎experts has found in Paraguay the remains of a human being that date back 5,000 years.‎
Mar 3, 2009, 1:00 AM
In his first visit to Brazil, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff met with top leaders here and emphasized the importance of military-to-military cooperation as part of the overall U.S.-Brazilian relationship.
Mar 2, 2009, 1:00 AM
One Peruvian soldier died and two were wounded in a clash with remnants of the armed group Shining Path in the Vizcatan area of the Ayacucho region, some 600 kilometers (370 miles) south of Lima, military officials said.