BelleNews.com » Americas News http://www.bellenews.com Breaking News, Current News, Current Events, World, Business, Sports, Entertainment News Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:08:44 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 Mass fish death in Lake Cajititlan sparks environmental alert in Mexico http://www.bellenews.com/2014/09/01/world/americas-news/mass-fish-death-lake-cajititlan-sparks-environmental-alert-mexico/ http://www.bellenews.com/2014/09/01/world/americas-news/mass-fish-death-lake-cajititlan-sparks-environmental-alert-mexico/#comments Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:03:14 +0000 http://www.bellenews.com/?p=53405 Mexican authorities have issued an environmental alert after hundreds of thousands of fish have been washed up on the shores of Lake

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Brazil elections 2014: Presidential candidates in first TV debate http://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/27/world/americas-news/brazil-elections-2014-presidential-candidates-first-tv-debate/ http://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/27/world/americas-news/brazil-elections-2014-presidential-candidates-first-tv-debate/#comments Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:07:24 +0000 http://www.bellenews.com/?p=53244 Brazil’s presidential candidates have taken part in the first TV debate of the campaign. Incumbent President Dilma Rousseff faced her main rivals

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Brazil: Four prisoners killed in Cascavel jail riot http://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/25/world/americas-news/brazil-four-prisoners-killed-cascavel-jail-riot/ http://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/25/world/americas-news/brazil-four-prisoners-killed-cascavel-jail-riot/#comments Mon, 25 Aug 2014 09:13:38 +0000 http://www.bellenews.com/?p=53172 Rioters in a Brazilian jail in the southern city of Cascavel have killed four fellow inmates and injured several others, police say.

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Peru 7-magnitude earthquake strikes near Lima http://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/25/world/americas-news/peru-7-magnitude-earthquake-strikes-near-lima/ http://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/25/world/americas-news/peru-7-magnitude-earthquake-strikes-near-lima/#comments Mon, 25 Aug 2014 08:28:16 +0000 http://www.bellenews.com/?p=53167 A 7-magnitude earthquake has struck near Puquio, central Peru, on August 24, the US Geological Survey has said. There were no immediate

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Venezuela to fingerprint shoppers to combat food shortages and smuggling http://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/22/world/americas-news/venezuela-fingerprint-shoppers-combat-food-shortages-smuggling/ http://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/22/world/americas-news/venezuela-fingerprint-shoppers-combat-food-shortages-smuggling/#comments Fri, 22 Aug 2014 08:26:00 +0000 http://www.bellenews.com/?p=53080 A mandatory fingerprinting system will placed in Venezuela’s supermarkets to combat food shortages and smuggling, President Nicolas Maduro has announced. Nicolas Maduro

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Marina Silva to run for Brazil’s presidency http://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/21/world/americas-news/marina-silva-run-brazils-presidency/ http://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/21/world/americas-news/marina-silva-run-brazils-presidency/#comments Thu, 21 Aug 2014 05:47:53 +0000 http://www.bellenews.com/?p=53049 Marina Silva has been formally named as the Brazilian Socialist Party’s new presidential candidate. Environmental campaigner Marina Silva, 56, replaces the late

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Pope Francis’ relatives killed in Argentina car crash http://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/19/world/americas-news/pope-francis-relatives-killed-argentina-car-crash/ http://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/19/world/americas-news/pope-francis-relatives-killed-argentina-car-crash/#comments Tue, 19 Aug 2014 19:54:46 +0000 http://www.bellenews.com/?p=52999 Three relatives of Pope Francis have been killed when their car slammed into the back of a truck on a highway in

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Oscar Romero: Pope Francis lifts beatification ban on Salvador’s archbishop http://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/19/world/americas-news/oscar-romero-pope-francis-lifts-beatification-ban-salvadors-archbishop/ http://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/19/world/americas-news/oscar-romero-pope-francis-lifts-beatification-ban-salvadors-archbishop/#comments Tue, 19 Aug 2014 08:07:05 +0000 http://www.bellenews.com/?p=52981 Pope Francis has lifted a ban the Catholic Church put on the beatification of murdered Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero over his suspected

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Ricardo Izurieta: Augusto Pinochet successor as Chile’s army commander dies aged 71 http://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/18/world/americas-news/ricardo-izurieta-augusto-pinochet-successor-chiles-army-commander-dies-aged-71/ http://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/18/world/americas-news/ricardo-izurieta-augusto-pinochet-successor-chiles-army-commander-dies-aged-71/#comments Mon, 18 Aug 2014 08:11:05 +0000 http://www.bellenews.com/?p=52946 Ricardo Izurieta, Chile’s ex-army commander, has passed away at his home aged 71. Gen. Ricardo Izurieta succeeded Augusto Pinochet as army commander

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Brazil elections 2014: Marina Silva to replace late presidential candidate Eduardo Campos http://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/16/world/americas-news/brazil-elections-2014-marina-silva-replace-late-presidential-candidate-eduardo-campos/ http://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/16/world/americas-news/brazil-elections-2014-marina-silva-replace-late-presidential-candidate-eduardo-campos/#comments Sat, 16 Aug 2014 20:57:42 +0000 http://www.bellenews.com/?p=52910 Marina Silva, Brazil’s ex-environment minister, would replace former presidential candidate Eduardo Campos, who was killed in a plane crash on August 13.

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Eduardo Campos plane crash: Black box did not record Brazilian presidential candidate’s flight http://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/15/world/americas-news/eduardo-campos-plane-crash-black-box-record-brazilian-presidential-candidates-flight/ http://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/15/world/americas-news/eduardo-campos-plane-crash-black-box-record-brazilian-presidential-candidates-flight/#comments Sat, 16 Aug 2014 04:45:25 +0000 http://www.bellenews.com/?p=52906 According to the Brazilian Air Force (FAB), the black box recovered from the wreckage of the plane crash that killed Brazilian presidential

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Eduardo Campos dead: Brazil’s presidential candidate dies in plane crash near Santos http://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/13/world/americas-news/eduardo-campos-dead-brazils-presidential-candidate-dies-plane-crash-near-santos/ http://www.bellenews.com/2014/08/13/world/americas-news/eduardo-campos-dead-brazils-presidential-candidate-dies-plane-crash-near-santos/#comments Wed, 13 Aug 2014 20:38:51 +0000 http://www.bellenews.com/?p=52824 Brazil’s presidential candidate Eduardo Campos has died in a plane crash, party members and local officials say. The Brazilian Air Force reported

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Argentina default 2014: US mediator accused of incompetency http://www.bellenews.com/2014/07/31/world/americas-news/argentina-default-2014-us-mediator-accused-of-incompetency/ http://www.bellenews.com/2014/07/31/world/americas-news/argentina-default-2014-us-mediator-accused-of-incompetency/#comments Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:52:26 +0000 http://www.bellenews.com/?p=52427 Argentina is blaming the US for its debt default, calling the mediator in failed talks “incompetent”. Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich said Argentina

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US imposes travel restrictions on Venezuela officials http://www.bellenews.com/2014/07/31/world/americas-news/us-imposes-travel-restrictions-on-venezuela-officials/ http://www.bellenews.com/2014/07/31/world/americas-news/us-imposes-travel-restrictions-on-venezuela-officials/#comments Thu, 31 Jul 2014 12:57:14 +0000 http://www.bellenews.com/?p=52423 The US government is imposing travel restrictions on a number of Venezuelan officials. Officials did not specify how many people would be

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Argentina defaults on its debt for second time in 13 years http://www.bellenews.com/2014/07/31/world/americas-news/argentina-defaults-on-its-debt-for-second-time-in-13-years/ http://www.bellenews.com/2014/07/31/world/americas-news/argentina-defaults-on-its-debt-for-second-time-in-13-years/#comments Thu, 31 Jul 2014 07:20:42 +0000 http://www.bellenews.com/?p=52411 Ratings agency S & P declared Argentina in default after the government missed a deadline for paying interest on $13 billion of

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Argentina close to new bond default http://www.bellenews.com/2014/07/30/world/americas-news/argentina-close-to-new-bond-default/ http://www.bellenews.com/2014/07/30/world/americas-news/argentina-close-to-new-bond-default/#comments Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:48:54 +0000 http://www.bellenews.com/?p=52395 Economy Minister Axel Kicillof has returned to the negotiating table in a last-ditch attempt to prevent Argentina defaulting on its bonds. Axel

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Mexico: 6.3 magnitude earthquake hits Gulf coast http://www.bellenews.com/2014/07/29/world/americas-news/mexico-6-3-magnitude-earthquake-hits-gulf-coast/ http://www.bellenews.com/2014/07/29/world/americas-news/mexico-6-3-magnitude-earthquake-hits-gulf-coast/#comments Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:10:44 +0000 http://www.bellenews.com/?p=52367 A 6.3- magnitude earthquake has hit eastern Mexico, with no immediate reports of damage or injury. According to the US Geological Survey,

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Venezuela: United Socialist Party holds first congress since Hugo Chavez’s death http://www.bellenews.com/2014/07/27/world/americas-news/venezuela-united-socialist-party-holds-first-congress-since-hugo-chavezs-death/ http://www.bellenews.com/2014/07/27/world/americas-news/venezuela-united-socialist-party-holds-first-congress-since-hugo-chavezs-death/#comments Sun, 27 Jul 2014 05:09:52 +0000 http://www.bellenews.com/?p=52294 Venezuela’s key party – United Socialist Party (PSUV) – has begun its first congress since President Hugo Chavez died in March 2013.

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Bolivia lowers age of legal child workers to 10 http://www.bellenews.com/2014/07/18/world/americas-news/bolivia-lowers-age-of-legal-child-workers-to-10/ http://www.bellenews.com/2014/07/18/world/americas-news/bolivia-lowers-age-of-legal-child-workers-to-10/#comments Fri, 18 Jul 2014 08:27:02 +0000 http://www.bellenews.com/?p=52026 Bolivia has passed a law allowing children to work from the age of 10 as long as they also attend school and

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Ladies in White: More than 90 women protesters detained in Cuba http://www.bellenews.com/2014/07/14/world/americas-news/ladies-in-white-more-than-90-women-protesters-detained-in-cuba/ http://www.bellenews.com/2014/07/14/world/americas-news/ladies-in-white-more-than-90-women-protesters-detained-in-cuba/#comments Mon, 14 Jul 2014 17:03:02 +0000 http://www.bellenews.com/?p=51912 Cuban opposition activist group “Ladies in White” says dozens of its members were detained during a protest march. The women, who were

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Vladimir Putin meets Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner during Latin American tour http://www.bellenews.com/2014/07/12/world/americas-news/vladimir-putin-meets-cristina-fernandez-de-kirchner-during-latin-american-tour/ http://www.bellenews.com/2014/07/12/world/americas-news/vladimir-putin-meets-cristina-fernandez-de-kirchner-during-latin-american-tour/#comments Sat, 12 Jul 2014 22:16:57 +0000 http://www.bellenews.com/?p=51864 Vladimir Putin is visiting Argentina as part of his Latin American tour in an apparent bid to seek allies to counter US

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Vladimir Putin begins Latin American tour in Cuba http://www.bellenews.com/2014/07/11/world/americas-news/vladimir-putin-begins-latin-american-tour-in-cuba/ http://www.bellenews.com/2014/07/11/world/americas-news/vladimir-putin-begins-latin-american-tour-in-cuba/#comments Fri, 11 Jul 2014 14:52:50 +0000 http://www.bellenews.com/?p=51840 President Vladimir Putin has begun his Latin American tour by visiting Cuba, in an apparent bid to seek allies to counter US

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World Cup 2014: Dilma Rousseff urges Brazilians to bounce back after 7-1 defeat against Germany http://www.bellenews.com/2014/07/09/world/americas-news/world-cup-2014-dilma-rousseff-urges-brazilians-to-bounce-back-after-7-1-defeat-against-germany/ http://www.bellenews.com/2014/07/09/world/americas-news/world-cup-2014-dilma-rousseff-urges-brazilians-to-bounce-back-after-7-1-defeat-against-germany/#comments Wed, 09 Jul 2014 15:45:40 +0000 http://www.bellenews.com/?p=51771 President Dilma Rousseff has urged Brazilians to bounce back after the national soccer team devastating 7-1 World Cup defeat against Germany. “Like

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Brazil World Cup 2014: Bridge collapse kills at least two in Belo Horizonte http://www.bellenews.com/2014/07/03/world/americas-news/brazil-world-cup-2014-bridge-collapse-kills-at-least-two-in-belo-horizonte/ http://www.bellenews.com/2014/07/03/world/americas-news/brazil-world-cup-2014-bridge-collapse-kills-at-least-two-in-belo-horizonte/#comments Thu, 03 Jul 2014 20:22:50 +0000 http://www.bellenews.com/?p=51599 A bridge has collapsed on a bus in the Brazilian World Cup host city of Belo Horizonte, reportedly killing at least two

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Chikungunya virus: Sharp rise of confirmed cases in Caribbean countries http://www.bellenews.com/2014/07/02/world/americas-news/chikungunya-virus-sharp-rise-of-confirmed-cases-in-caribbean-countries/ http://www.bellenews.com/2014/07/02/world/americas-news/chikungunya-virus-sharp-rise-of-confirmed-cases-in-caribbean-countries/#comments Wed, 02 Jul 2014 15:27:21 +0000 http://www.bellenews.com/?p=51561 According to health officials, the number of suspected and confirmed cases of chikungunya virus in Caribbean countries has risen sharply over past

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