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Jun 10, 2009, 1:00 AM
Panama, June 8 (EFE) - Agents of the Panamanian National Police (PN) seized today a total of 67 kilos of cocaine and 17 packets of unspecified quantity of marijuana in a police operation, an official source reported.
Jun 10, 2009, 1:00 AM
Bogotá, June 8 (EFE) - FARC have a plan to attack 11 councilors in Bogota, as reported today by city councilor Darío Fernando Cepeda, who wanted to make sure the public knew about the letter sent over the weekend by the District attorney's office to the mayor of Bogota, Samuel Moreno Rojas, warning him of the alleged plan.
Jun 9, 2009, 1:00 AM
RECIFE, June 8, 2009 (AFP) - A huge operation that includes aircraft and ships from Brazil and France continued searching for the bodies of the Air France plane’s occupants that disappeared over the Atlantic a week ago with 228 people aboard, Aeronautics and the Brazilian Navy reported.
Jun 9, 2009, 1:00 AM
Rio de Janeiro, June 8 (EFE). - Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva said today that his government will make every effort to recover the bodies of the 228 victims of the Air France plane that crashed into the Atlantic Ocean a week ago.
Jun 9, 2009, 1:00 AM
Tumaco, June 8, 2009 (AFP) - Colombian singer Juanes gave a concert on Sunday with a US military band in the sendoff of a navy hospital ship of that country in the conflictive port of Tumaco on the Pacific coast.
Jun 9, 2009, 1:00 AM
Tegucigalpa, June 7 (EFE). - Honduran police rescued without harm the namesake son of the oil businessman Henry Arévalo, who had been kidnapped almost a month ago, and arrested several of his captors, an official source reported today.
Jun 9, 2009, 1:00 AM
Brazil's 2007 world footballer of the year Kaka completed his transfer from Serie A side AC Milan to Real Madrid both clubs announced.
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
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 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 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.