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Southern Venezuela military facility raided

CARACAS - Assailants raided a military facility in southern Venezuela early on Sunday morning, stealing weapons and killing one soldier, authorities said.  Defense Minister Vladimir...

Chile’s air force chief: ‘We may never know’ what happened to lost Hercules

SANTIAGO - The commander-in-chief of the Chilean Air Force has warned that the struggle to recover the remains of a Hercules that crashed...

Manager of McDonald’s franchise in Peru says faulty drinks machine caused deaths

LIMA - The general manager of the McDonald’s operating firm in Peru has said in an interview with local TV that the drinks supply...

Colombia orders Uber to cease ride-hailing, cites competition rules violation

BOGOTA - Colombia on Friday ordered Uber to cease its ride-hailing operations in the Andean country, effective immediately, after a judge ruled the company...

Satellite launched into space to monitor Amazon rainforest

An Earth observation satellite jointly developed by China and Brazil was launched into space on Friday under a bilateral programme seen as a template...

Blackwater founder Prince visited Venezuela’s sanctioned VP

Erik Prince, a major Trump donor and the founder of controversial security firm formerly known as Blackwater, traveled to Caracas last month for a...

Vale report blames water level for Brazil mining waste dam disaster

The deadly collapse of a Vale SA’s mining waste dam in Brazil was partially triggered by “a persistently high water level” that caused the...

Colombia Stresses Need to Honor Coffee Sales as Prices Surge

Colombia’s main coffee industry group is emphasizing the need for growers to continue selling forward while honoring previous sales as futures surge in New...

How to Dress When in Brazil?

Brazil has a very long coast line and much of its population prefer to live near these areas. The numbers of foreigners that reach...

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