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Inmates beheaded in Brazil jail riot, 60 killed

Inmates beheaded in Brazil jail riot, 60 killed Mon, 02 Jan, 2017

Rioting inmates in Brazil decapitated and brutally assaulted their rivals, killing at least 60, when fighting erupted between two gangs at a prison in the Amazon region, officials said Monday.
World celebrations ring in New Year 2017

World celebrations ring in New Year 2017 Sun, 01 Jan, 2017

Much of the globe celebrated the beginning of 2017 with fireworks, parties and other festivities, though many were somber in reflecting on the politics and popular culture of the past tumultuous year.
Former Argentine leader Kirchner charged in corruption case

Former Argentine leader Kirchner charged in corruption case Tue, 27 Dec, 2016

Former Argentine president Cristina Kirchner was charged in a corruption case Tuesday and slapped with a $630-million asset freeze over public tenders awarded to a businessman friend during her administration.

Cuban parliament passes law that bans naming sites after Fidel Castro

Cuban parliament passes law that bans naming sites after Fidel Castro Tue, 27 Dec, 2016

Cuba's National Assembly approved a law on Tuesday that bans erecting commemorative statues of Fidel Castro or naming public places after him, in accordance with the wishes of the revolutionary leader who died last month.
Prison 'killing' Peru's re-jailed ex-leader Fujimori

Prison 'killing' Peru's re-jailed ex-leader Fujimori Thu, 22 Dec, 2016

Peru's ex-president Alberto Fujimori returned to prison Wednesday after undergoing pancreas exams in hospital, condemning jail conditions he said are "slowly killing" him.
Colombia court approves fast-track peace reforms

Colombia court approves fast-track peace reforms Tue, 13 Dec, 2016

Colombian judges Tuesday approved special fast-track procedures to implement the government's contested peace accord with leftist FARC rebels which aims to end half a century of conflict.
Colombian president receives Nobel Prize for peace accord

Colombian president receives Nobel Prize for peace accord Sat, 10 Dec, 2016

Colombia's peace deal between the government and the Marxist FARC rebels is a model for war-torn countries like Syria, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said Saturday as he accepted the Nobel Peace Prize.
Protesters against austerity clash with police in Rio

Protesters against austerity clash with police in Rio Tue, 06 Dec, 2016

Police and protesters clashed Tuesday outside the state legislature in Rio de Janeiro during a demonstration against austerity measures being discussed in the chamber.
Fidel Castro laid to rest in Cuba, ending nine days of mourning

Fidel Castro laid to rest in Cuba, ending nine days of mourning Sun, 04 Dec, 2016

Fidel Castro's ashes were laid to rest on Sunday, capping nine days of official mourning when hundreds of thousands of Cubans said farewell with a combination of tears, Castro-like defiance and choruses of "I am Fidel!"
75 killed as plane carrying Brazilian club football team crashes in Colombia

75 killed as plane carrying Brazilian club football team crashes in Colombia Tue, 29 Nov, 2016

A plane carrying a Brazilian football team crashed in the mountains in Colombia, killing an estimated 75 people while six survived, including several players, officials said Tuesday.
Cubans begin tearful farewell to Fidel Castro

Cubans begin tearful farewell to Fidel Castro Mon, 28 Nov, 2016

Hundreds of thousands of Cubans swarmed Havana's iconic Revolution Square in a tearful and nostalgic tribute to Fidel Castro on Monday, kicking off a week-long farewell to the divisive Cold War icon.
Cuba mourns revolutionary leader Fidel Castro

Cuba mourns revolutionary leader Fidel Castro Sun, 27 Nov, 2016

Cuba mourned its revolutionary leader Fidel Castro on Sunday, as the communist island prepared to bid farewell to the towering giant of its modern history with memorials and a four-day funeral procession.
Cuba's revolutionary leader Fidel Castro dies at 90

Cuba's revolutionary leader Fidel Castro dies at 90 Sat, 26 Nov, 2016

Cuba's historic revolutionary leader Fidel Castro died Friday aged 90, after defying the United States during a half-century of iron-fisted rule and surviving the eclipse of global communism.
Brazil president's ally resigns in corruption scandal

Brazil president's ally resigns in corruption scandal Fri, 25 Nov, 2016

A prominent Brazilian government minister resigned on Friday in a corruption scandal reportedly implicating President Michel Temer.
Argentina says to discuss Falklands war dead with UK

Argentina says to discuss Falklands war dead with UK Wed, 23 Nov, 2016

Argentina says it has agreed with Britain to discuss exhuming and identifying Argentines who were buried in the Falklands after being killed in the countries' 1982 war over the islands.
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