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Apr 8, 2009, 1:00 AM
The residency in Rio de Janeiro of the striker Adriano, and his stay in a dangerous favela, generated concern among leaders and the press, who speculated that the soccer player has emotional or personal problems that he should resolve before returning to Italy.
Apr 8, 2009, 1:00 AM
Barcelona's Argentina forward Lionel Messi is already the best player in the world, according to his club president Joan Laporta.
Apr 7, 2009, 1:00 AM
Brazilian police arrested 200 people including 23 teenagers as part of a wide-ranging operation to reduce the incidence of violence in and around this capital, authorities said.
Apr 6, 2009, 1:00 AM
The United Nations (UN) reiterated its call to the international community to generously support the Haitian government’s economic development plans, by which this Antillean country seeks to consolidate the relative stability achieved in the last five years.
Apr 6, 2009, 1:00 AM
Six properties, some of which were used in drug trafficking and apparently belonged to the FARC and ELN guerrilla groups, were seized by army troops and intelligence officers in the eastern Colombian province of Arauca, officials said.
Apr 6, 2009, 1:00 AM
The head of the U.S. Southern Command, Admiral James G. Stavridis, considers drug traffickers and terrorists to be innovators and congratulated the Colombian government for "Operation Checkmate," by which fifteen people were rescued from the hands of the FARC.
Apr 6, 2009, 1:00 AM
It's a game played out regularly on the high seas off Colombia's Pacific coast: A U.S. navy helicopter spots a vessel the size of a humpback whale gliding just beneath the water's surface.
Apr 6, 2009, 1:00 AM
Colombia wants to contribute its anti-narcotics and counter-terrorism expertise to Afghanistan, a country of which Bogotá is supportive because both nations suffer from the effects of drugs and terrorist violence.
Apr 2, 2009, 1:00 AM
The Spanish singer Julio Iglesias aroused passions among female audience members in his only concert in Chile, which was dominated by his sensuality and where he joked with spectators about his splendid "47 years."
Apr 1, 2009, 1:00 AM
The presidents of France and Brazil urged greater regulation of the world's financial markets and vowed Wednesday to work together toward such measures at the G-20 summit.
Apr 1, 2009, 1:00 AM
Nine members of Joint Task Force-Bravo´s medical element partnered with the Honduran Ministry of Health and several non-government organizations to treat hundreds of patients at a health fair here March 24 – an effort that drew praise from the President of Honduras.
Apr 1, 2009, 1:00 AM
President Alvaro Uribe Tuesday said he was ready to hold peace talks with the leftist FARC rebel group if they declare a cease fire that can be verified.
Apr 1, 2009, 1:00 AM
An Ecuadorian army colonel is being prosecuted for alleged collusion with the Colombian FARC guerrillas, which may be considered a grave offense against national security, the TV channel Teleamazonas revealed.
Apr 1, 2009, 1:00 AM
Raul Alfonsin, the Argentine president who guided his country's return to democracy following a military dictatorship that left thousands missing, died on Tuesday. He was 82.
Apr 1, 2009, 1:00 AM
A Chilean journalist has developed "Prey," a program that allows people to track down stolen computers by sending information via the Internet about their location.
Mar 31, 2009, 1:00 AM
The President-elect of El Salvador, Mauricio Funes, debuted in the international arena with praise for "changes" in the United States and warned that it will not allow Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez to put "a finger" into the politics of El Salvador.
Mar 31, 2009, 1:00 AM
Speakers at a forum here organized by the the International Movement Against All Forms of Discrimination and Racism sounded the alarm against the growing criminalization of Indians' social protests in Latin America, especially in Mexico.
Mar 31, 2009, 1:00 AM
Englishman Ross Brawn, owner for less than one month of the Brawn GP team, which won the top two positions in its debut in the Grand Prix in Australia, has had one goal since the retirement of Michael Schumacher: to work with the best driver in the world, Fernando Alonso.
Mar 27, 2009, 1:00 AM
Colombian Defense Minister Juan Manuel Santos increased rewards for information leading to the capture of the FARC's top two commanders, Alfonso Cano and Jorge Briceño, to 7 million pesos ($2.9 million) each.
Mar 26, 2009, 1:00 AM
Nearly 3,000 victims of the earthquake that devastated several regions of southern Peru in 2007 marched to Lima to denounce the government’s laziness in reconstructing the affected area.