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Prevalence of C-Sections a Concern in Brazil
Saturdays are a popular day to give birth in Brazil—especially in private hospitals where over 80 percent of deliveries are done by scheduled cesarean section. Brazil has the highest rate ...
September 24, 2012
Most-Wanted Colombian Drug Lord Captured
An infamous Colombian drug lord, considered perhaps the most powerful cocaine trafficker in the country, was captured Tuesday ...
September 19, 2012
Colombia’s ‘Queen of Cocaine’ Assassinated
Griselda Blanco, a Colombian drug lord who was once described as the "queen of cocaine" for essentially spearheading ...
September 4, 2012
Cache of Uranium Seized in Bolivia
Police in Bolivia confiscated around two tons of uranium found near the U.S. embassy and Spanish embassy in ...
August 29, 2012
Ex-Colombian Admits Ties to Terrorist Group
A former Colombian general pleaded guilty on Monday to having ties with a right-wing paramilitary group that the ...
August 20, 2012
106th Baby Stolen in Argentina’s ‘Dirty War’ Found
An Argentine man who was stolen from his parents in 1978 during the former ruling military dictatorship’s “Dirty ...
August 8, 2012
Venezuela Prison Rebellion Ends After 20 Days
Venezuela said it took control of a prison in the western state of Merida after prisoners rioted for ...
July 22, 2012
Study Reveals Coca-Cola in Brazil High in Possible Carcinogen
Coca-Cola sold in different parts of the world has vastly different levels of the potentially carcinogenic 4-methylimidizole, or ...
July 2, 2012
Colombian Volcano Erupts, Spewing Ash and Gas
Colombian authorities issued a red alert for areas around the Nevado del Ruiz volcano that erupted on Saturday.
July 1, 2012
Paraguay President Submits to Impeachment
On Sunday morning Paraguay’s ex-President Fernando Lugo explained he had agreed to submit to Parliament’s impeachment to avoid ...
June 24, 2012
500,000 Pigs to Be Killed in Chilean Farm Dispute
Around half a million pigs on a farm in Chile will be killed because of health concerns after ...
May 29, 2012
Journalist Disappears in Colombia
A French journalist went missing following clashes between Colombia’s army and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC).
April 29, 2012
Venezuela Selects Challenger to Chavez
Venezuelans on Sunday voted to choose the main opposition candidate to challenge longtime President Hugo Chavez in an ...
February 13, 2012
Chavez Suspicious of Latin American Leaders’ Cancer
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez raised questions this week over whether the United States has developed a way to ...
December 29, 2011
Spring Blooms Along Coastal Argentina (Photo)
This recent NASA satellite image shows a gorgeous bloom of phytoplankton decorating the coast of Argentina.
November 16, 2011
Haitian Benefit Highlights Hardship and Hope After Earthquake
New York's Haitian community came together Wednesday with philanthropists interested in helping the impoverished island nation rebuild after ...
October 21, 2011
Venezuelan Opposition Candidate Blocked Despite International Ruling
The Venezuelan Supreme Tribunal of Justice (TSJ) announced on Monday that it will not comply with an Inter-American ...
October 17, 2011
Colombian Mayor Offers to Take Abducted Daughter’s Place
A mayor of a town in Colombia, whose daughter was kidnapped, possibly by a rebel group, said he ...
October 17, 2011
Chile: Five Dead in 51-Car Pileup
At least five people were killed and more than 50 injured in a massive car crash involving more ...
October 13, 2011
US Court Rules Against Cuba in $2.8B Torture Suit
In the biggest U.S. court settlement yet against the Cuban regime, former CIA communist-hunter Gustavo Villoldo has been ...
August 25, 2011
Captain Morgan’s Ship Believed to be Found Near Panama
Captain Morgan's ship may have been found off the coast of Panama. The ship is nothing more than ...
August 8, 2011
Three Men Charged For Killing Whistleblowing Couple
Three men were indicted on Thursday for killing an environmental activist couple in New Ipixuna, Brazil three months ...
July 21, 2011
Colombian Rebels Detonate Horse Bomb
Two two soldiers were injured after Colombian rebels detonated explosives carried by a horse on Sunday. In a ...
July 10, 2011
Chavez Makes Surprise Return
Venezuelan President Hugo ChÃ¡vez made a surprise return to Caracas in the wee hours Monday morning.
Rumors Fly In Venezuela Over Chavez’s Absence
After 18 days of presidential incommunicado, political tensions are mounting with rumors and speculation flying fast about the ...
Chile’s Volcano Keeps Spewing Ash (Photos)
The Puyehue volcano in southern Chile has continuously spewed for the past two weeks, disrupting flights and blanketing ...
June 21, 2011
Leftist Humala Wins Narrow Victory in Peru Elections
Left-wing presidential candidate Ollanta Humala won a narrow victory in Peru's presidential elections on Sunday against first lady ...
Hong Kong Mops Up After Fresh Violence, Braces for October 1 Anniversary
Trump Hails $500 Million Aussie Paper Mill Project in Ohio as ‘Shining Example’ of Fair Trade
3 Dead, 4 Hospitalized After Suspected Drug Overdose in Pittsburgh: Reports
Protesters and Police Clash in Another Weekend of Tension in Hong Kong
Court Rules That Gender Concerns Override Religious Principles
Modi Invites Trump to Rally in Show of Unity in Houston
‘Things Are Being Implied That Don’t Exist,’ Mnuchin Says of Trump’s Ukraine Call