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Mexico's most wanted drug lord, Servando "La Tuta" Gomez, has been captured, Mexican police announced. Servando Gomez, leader of the Knights Templar drug cartel, was...

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A controversial case against Argentina’s President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner and Foreign Minister Hector Timerman has been dismissed by a federal judge on February...

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Argentina's Congress has voted to dissolve the country's intelligence agency. The Intelligence Secretariat will be replaced with a new federal agency that will be accountable...

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Cuba's annual cigar festival (Festival del Habano) is being held in Havana between February 23 and February 27. The communist island is again the venue...

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Venezuela has indicted Caracas Mayor Antonio Ledezma for plotting violence against the government - a move strongly condemned by the country's opposition. The attorney general's...

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Caracas Mayor Antonio Ledezma has been arrested amid accusations of a coup attempt in Venezuela. President Nicolas Maduro said the opposition leader must answer "for...

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Brazilian samba school Beija-Flor, which is alleged to have received funding from Equatorial Guinea, has been crowned champion of Rio de Janeiro's carnival. Beija-Flor, one...

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Hundreds of thousands of Argentines have rallied in Buenos Aires to mark one month since the death of prosecutor Alberto Nisman. The protest was called...

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Rio Carnival has become world-famous through the Samba Parade, a show, a display and competition of the Rio samba schools. The two major days are...

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Argentine prosecutor Gerardo Pollicita has asked a federal judge to investigate President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner over allegations she helped cover up Iranian links...

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Twitter users in Argentina and China have ridiculed President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner for poking fun at how the Chinese speak. During a visit to...

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Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro has ordered the takeover of private supermarket chain Dia Dia by the state food agency. During a TV address, Nicolas Maduro...

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Prosecutor Alberto Nisman had planned an arrest warrant for Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, according to the woman investigating the prosecutor's mysterious death. Lead...

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Two Eagles helium balloon has completed the Pacific Ocean crossing with a sea-landing off Mexico, setting new milestones on a six-day trip. Pilots Troy Bradley...

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American journalist Jim Wyss, who was detained in Venezuela while covering the 2013 elections, has become the unlikely star of a Venezuelan tourism advertisement. The...

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Venezuela has issued new protest rules allowing troops to open fire if they feel their lives are at risk during demonstrations. The new regulation specifies...

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According to one of his colleagues, Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman, who died in unexplained circumstances, borrowed a gun because he did not trust the...

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Cuban leader Raul Castro has demanded the US hand back the Guantanamo Bay military base before relations with Washington are normalized. In a speech, President...

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Former Cuban President Fidel Castro appears to have given tacit approval to the recent decision by Cuba and the US to restore diplomatic relations. In...

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Argentina's intelligence agency will be dissolved, President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has announced. In a TV address, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner said she would draft...

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Argentine journalist Damian Pachter who is believed to have been the first to report the death of prosecutor Alberto Nisman says he has fled...

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Brazil's three most populous states are experiencing their worst drought since 1930, Environment Minister Izabella Teixeira has said. The states of Sao Paulo, Rio de...

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Argentina’s President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner says she is convinced the death of federal prosecutor Alberto Nisman was not suicide. Alberto Nisman, 51, was found...

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The highest-level US delegation to Cuba in 35 years begins talks aimed at restoring diplomatic ties and eventually normalizing relations between two adversaries who...

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Austrian forensic scientists have failed to match charred human remains with DNA samples in a Mexican inquiry into missing students, officials say. Mexican prosecutors said...