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2018-04-07 Lula surrenders to police Sao Bernardo do Campo, Sao Paulo
2. 2017-07-08 Venezuela opposition leader freed and under house arrest Caracas, Venezuela
D. 2017-05-21 Brazil police raid Sao Paulo 'Crackland' and make arrests
E. 2016-12-06 Chapecoense plane crash: Bolivia arrests LaMia airline boss Bolivia
F. 2016-08-18 US swimmers stopped at Rio airport
6. 2016-08-18 Arrested OCI chief Pat Hickey 'to be taken to police station' Rio de Janeiro
H. 2016-07-21 Brazil Olympics: Ten arrested for 'plotting 'terror' Parana, Brazil
8. 2016-07-07 Chile Caravan of Death: Former army commander Cheyre arrested Chile

Venezuela opposition leader freed and under house arrest Map of Caracas Venezuela  Leopoldo Lopez has been moved to house arrest after more than three years in jail. He left a prison near Caracas at dawn Brazil police raid Sao Paulo 'Crackland' and make arrests Map of central Sao Paulo Sao Paulo Brazil  Police have arrested nearly 40 people for drug trafficking in central Sao Paulo where crack cocaine has been sold and consumed freely for years Chapecoense plane crash: Bolivia arrests LaMia airline boss  The authorities have arrested the head of the airline involved in a crash last week that killed 71 people, including most of the Brazilian football...   US swimmers stopped at Rio airport   Rio de Janeiro: The Brazilian authorities have stopped Gunnar Bentz and Jack Conger from boarding a flight, the US Olympic Committee has confirmed Arrested OCI chief Pat Hickey 'to be taken to police station'. Rio de Janeiro   Brazil Olympics: Ten arrested for 'plotting 'terror'   Federal police in Brazil have arrested 10 members of a group alleged to be preparing acts of terrorism during the Olympic Games Chile Caravan of Death: Former army commander Cheyre arrested  The former commander of the army, General Juan Emilio Cheyre, has been detained for alleged involvement in the killing after the 1973 military...   Farc rebels 'abortions nurse' arrested in Spain   Madrid: Spanish police have arrested a man accused of performing more than 100 forced abortions on women fighters with Colombia's largest rebel grou... Bolivian football chief arrested in corruption probe Petrobras scandal: Workers Party treasurer Vaccari arrested   Sao Paulo: The treasurer of Brazil's ruling party, Joao Vaccari, has been arrested in connection with a massive corruption scandal at oil giant, Petrobras Police arrest 18 in Petrobras raids  Brazil: Brazilian police have carried out a series of raids and arrested 18 people as part of a corruption investigation into the state-run oil firm... Brazil pursues Amazon 'destroyers'
Lula surrenders to police Map of Sao Bernardo do Campo Brazil

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  Sao Paulo: Brazil's former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva is starting a 12-year sentence for corruption after surrendering to police

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  Sao Paulo: The authorities in Brazil say they have dismantled a criminal organisation they believe was the 'biggest destroyer' of the Amazon rainforest


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  Venezuela: Daniel Barrera, known as 'Crazy Barrera', was captured across the border from Colombia with the help of Venezuelan, British and US agencies
Mar.18 Two held over Uruguay clinic killings

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Dec.31 Arrest made in Chile wildfire

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Jun.3 Van der Sloot arrested in Chile
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  He's the suspect in a young woman's slaying in Peru and previously considered a suspect in the disappearance of U.S. Natalee Holloway in Aruba
May.26 Ex-model arrested on drug charges
Map of Buenos Aires Argentina  Argentina: Angela Sanclemente, 30, a former Colombian model wanted on drug trafficking charges, was captured in Argentina

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Oct.9 Fugitive TV host surrenders
Map of Amazon  Amazon: Wallace Souza, a state ex-legislator and TV host who allegedly ordered rivals killed has surrendered after being missing for four days

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Jun.8   Fujimori under house arrest
  Chile: A Chilean prosecutor recommended former Peruvian President be extradited to Peru to face charges of human rights abuses and corruption

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Nov.6   Fujimori under arrest
  Chile: Peru's disgraced ex-President, wanted there on human rights abuse, was arrested during a surprise visit

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Jan.3   Top Colombia rebel leader seized  Ecuador: Ricardo Palmera of the main left-wing rebel group FARC, was arrested in Ecuador

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Aug.22   Argentine Jewish bomb: Envoy held  England: A former Iranian ambassador to Argentina Hade Soleimanpour, 47, has appeared in a court over the 1994 bombing Jul.25   Former Argentine junta members held  Argentina: The authorities have arrested about 40 former officers, for possible extradition to Spain on human rights charges

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Jun.7 Ex-Pres. Menem held in arms probe  Argentina: Menem was put under house arrest by a court investigating illegal arms sales to Ecuador and Croatia

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Dec.29   Fujimori's army chief arrested  Peru: Authorities arrested the armed forces chief under Fujimori. He accused of helping ex-spy chief flee the country

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