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Argentina: 19-year-old 'super-hacker' arrested for elaborate online scams worth $50,000 a month

Argentina: 19-year-old 'super-hacker' arrested for elaborate online scams worth $50,000 a month Sat, 14 Sep, 2013

A 19-year-old Argentine has been arrested on charges of hacking into online gambling pages and international money transfer sites, authorities said Friday.
Canadian woman arrested in Colombia for smuggling drugs in fake pregnant belly

Canadian woman arrested in Colombia for smuggling drugs in fake pregnant belly Thu, 12 Sep, 2013

A Canadian woman who used a fake pregnant stomach to smuggle two kilograms of cocaine has been arrested Wednesday at Bogota airport by Colombian police.

At least 43 dead in Guatemala bus crash Tue, 10 Sep, 2013

At least 43 people have been killed and 40 others injured after a bus carrying scores of passengers plunged down a steep cliff in western Guatemala.
Brazil summons US ambassador over spying allegations

Brazil summons US ambassador over spying allegations Mon, 02 Sep, 2013

The US ambassador to Brazil was summoned by authorities Monday over new allegations that the US National Security Agency spied on President Dilma Rousseff, an official said.
US reportedly spied on Brazil, Mexico presidents

US reportedly spied on Brazil, Mexico presidents Mon, 02 Sep, 2013

The US National Security Agency spied on communications between the Brazilian and Mexican presidents, accessing the Mexico leader's emails before he was elected, Brazil's Globo television reported.
Diana Nyad near end of Cuba to Florida attempt

Diana Nyad near end of Cuba to Florida attempt Mon, 02 Sep, 2013

US endurance swimmer Diana Nyad is approaching Florida, on her fifth attempt to become the first person to swim from Cuba without a shark cage.
Colombia says ready to negotiate peace with ELN rebels

Colombia says ready to negotiate peace with ELN rebels Thu, 29 Aug, 2013

Colombia said it was ready to start negotiating with its second-largest rebel army, potentially broadening a peace process aimed at ending Latin America's oldest insurgency.
Brazil's foreign minister resigns amid row with Bolivia

Brazil's foreign minister resigns amid row with Bolivia Tue, 27 Aug, 2013

Brazil's foreign minister resigned Monday over rising tensions with La Paz after Brazilian diplomats spirited away a Bolivian opposition senator wanted for corruption.
Same-sex pairs shake up tango championship in Argentina

Same-sex pairs shake up tango championship in Argentina Sun, 25 Aug, 2013

The sexy, sensual world of tango is experiencing a shake-up, as same-sex couples compete for the first time in the world championships in Argentina, where the dance was born.
FARC killed 13 Colombian soldiers

FARC killed 13 Colombian soldiers Sun, 25 Aug, 2013

Thirteen soldiers were ambushed and killed by the FARC on Saturday in the oil-producing province of Arauca, the army said. 
Riot in Bolivian prison leaves at least 29 dead

Riot in Bolivian prison leaves at least 29 dead Fri, 23 Aug, 2013

At least 29 people have died and 50 wounded after a brutal fight in the high security Palmasola prison in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, the national police chief said.
Colombian rebels suspend peace talks after referendum proposal

Colombian rebels suspend peace talks after referendum proposal Fri, 23 Aug, 2013

Colombia's largest guerrilla army FARC is suspending peace talks with the government due to President Juan Manuel Santos' refusal to call an assembly to modify the constitution.
Ecuadorian president threatens to force papers to go digital

Ecuadorian president threatens to force papers to go digital Tue, 20 Aug, 2013

Ecuador President Rafael Correa has suggested he might try to eliminate print newspapers in the country and force them to go all-digital as a way to save paper.
British authorities say detention of reporter's partner 'legally sound'

British authorities say detention of reporter's partner 'legally sound' Tue, 20 Aug, 2013

London police said the detention of the Brazilian partner of a journalist who broke news on U.S. surveillance programs was “legally and procedurally sound,” as Brazil called it unjustified. 
Protests after Britain detains partner of Snowden journalist

Protests after Britain detains partner of Snowden journalist Mon, 19 Aug, 2013

British authorities came under pressure on Monday to explain why anti-terrorism powers were used to detain for nine hours the partner of a journalist who has written articles about U.S. and British surveillance programs based on leaks from Edward Snowden.

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