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Jun 8, 2009, 1:00 AM
Madrid, 05 June (EFE). - Today in Madrid, representatives from the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) presented the a general overview of their plan to prevent the expansion of drug trafficking in the areas of Central America, Mexico, and the Caribbean, a project they are developing together with regional organizations and the governments of countries in these areas.
Jun 5, 2009, 1:00 AM
CAIRO, 04 June 2009 (AFP) - On the occasion of his awaited discussion concerning a new relationship with the Muslim world given in Egypt, US President Barack Obama declared on Thursday that the United States does not have the intention of keeping troops in Afghanistan.
Jun 5, 2009, 1:00 AM
Cairo, 04 June (EFE).-Official sources reported that the Ministers of Finance and Economy from the Arab League missed the meeting scheduled today in order to receive the message of U.S. president Barack Obama, addressing the Arab world
Jun 5, 2009, 1:00 AM
Bogotá, 03 June (EFE).-Forty years of publications by Spanish authors, assembled for the exhibit “Browsing …. Four decades of books and magazines by artists in Spain”, which will be exhibited starting today in the Luis Ángel Arango Library in Bogotá.
Jun 5, 2009, 1:00 AM
Panama, 03 June (EFE).-Panama’s Fifth International Book Fair 2009, with Peru as a guest country, expects 300 Latin American editors to be in attendance as well as some 80,000 visitors, the organizers said today.
Jun 5, 2009, 1:00 AM
BOGOTA, 04 June, 2009 (AFP)-On Thursday, the Colombian Navy reported that during the course of this week, Colombian authorities have confiscated five submarines used for drug trafficking.
Jun 5, 2009, 1:00 AM
BOGOTA, 03 June 2009 (AFP) - The leader of the Colombian Guerrilla Group FARC, Alfonso Cano, released a statement on the Internet this Wednesday blaming President Alvaro for obstructing the liberation of an Army corporal who has been held hostage for more than 11 years.
Jun 5, 2009, 1:00 AM
Toronto (Canada), 03 June (EFE). - A report on investments in clean energy, released today by the UNEP Program, classifies Brazil as “the largest world market in renewable energy” and highlights the steps taken by Latin America to support alternative sources.
Jun 4, 2009, 1:00 AM
San Pedro Sula (Honduras), 03 June (EFE). - The Foreign Ministers who participated in the XXXIX OAS General Assembly were able to reach a consensus today to overturn the expulsion of Cuba, which was approved in 1962.
Jun 4, 2009, 1:00 AM
Cairo, June 4 (EFE). - Today, in his anticipated address to the Islamic believers of Cairo, U.S. President Barack Obama offered a "new beginning" for the relations between the U.S. and the Muslim world based on mutual respect and interests.
Jun 3, 2009, 1:00 AM
PARIS, 03 June 2009 (AFP) -The French Chief of Staff said on Wednesday that “there are no longer any doubts” that the debris found in the Atlantic is from the Air France plane that was flying with 228 people aboard, and while the searches have intensified, the French Authority in charge of the investigation was not very optimistic about the possibility of finding the black boxes.
Jun 3, 2009, 1:00 AM
Río de Janeiro, 03 June (EFE). - Official sources reported today that the two officials from the French Accident Investigation Bureau (BEA) in charge of investigating the accident of the Air France plane that crashed into the Atlantic Ocean with 228 people on board have already started their investigation in Brazil.
Jun 3, 2009, 1:00 AM
SAN PEDRO SULA, 02 June 2009 (AFP)- U.S. Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, attracted a lot of attention at the OAS General Assembly that started this Tuesday in Honduras.
Jun 3, 2009, 1:00 AM
BOGOTA, 02 June 2009 (AFP)-The Navy reported this Thursday that Colombian authorities had seized 1.5 tons of Cocaine, a submersible and a speedboat near the Pacific coast.
Jun 3, 2009, 1:00 AM
LIMA, 02 June 2009 (AFP)-The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) organization reported this Tuesday from its office in Lima that it condemned the forced or voluntary participation of young boys, girls and adolescents in the Shining Path Maoist Guerrilla Group in Peru.
Jun 2, 2009, 1:00 AM
Río de Janeiro, 01 June (EFE).- According to official sources, the A330-200 Air France Airbus with 228 passengers onboard that disappeared as it was flying between Río de Janeiro and Paris, had its last contact with Brazilian Air Traffic Controllers when it was about to enter into Senegal’s air space.
Jun 1, 2009, 1:00 AM
An Air France Airbus with 228 people aboard, the majority of them Brazilian, was in route between Rio de Janiero and Paris when it disappeared while crossing the Atlantic Ocean, probably after having been struck by a bolt of lightning, according to the hypothesis made by the French airline.
Jun 1, 2009, 1:00 AM
The US Navy Hospital Ship “Comfort” will provide free medical care to Panamanians as part of a humanitarian assistance tour throughout the Caribbean, Central America and Colombia.
Jun 1, 2009, 1:00 AM
Mexican President Felipe Calderon said the actions of terrorists and groups dedicated to organized crime must not be allowed to paralyze or curtail through fear the activities of leaders.
Jun 1, 2009, 1:00 AM
Bogota, 29 May (EFE). - Colombian authorities arrested for drug trafficking activities eleven alleged members of a money laundering network who are claimed for extradition by the United States, the Attorney General's Office reported today.