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1. 02-19 Ex-President Fujimori ordered to stand trial again Peru
2. 02-18 Oxfam Haiti scandal: Suspects 'threatened' witnesses Haiti
02-17 13 dead as helicopter assessing Mexico quake damage plummets Jamiltepec, Mexico
E. 02-16 Mexico earthquake: Strong tremor hits Oaxaca state Pinotepa de Don Luis, Oaxaca, Mexico
5. 02-16 Inmate drugs twin brother in brazen escape from prison Piedras Gordas, Peru
G. 02-14 Samba school wins with anti-corruption message Rio de Janeiro
7. 02-09 Mexico: Zetas drugs cartel leader caught
I. 02-08 Colombian students in miniskirt protest against sexism Pontifical Bolivarian University, Medellín, Colombia
J. 01-20 Brazil declares yellow fever emergency in Minas Gerais Minas Gerais, Brazil

Recent Summary.     Click for More > Argentine navy loses contact with submarine Map of Patagonia Argentina  The Argentine navy is searching the South Atlantic for ARA San Juan, a German-built TR-1700 that has not made contact for 48 hours
Oxfam Haiti scandal: Suspects 'threatened' witnesses   13 dead as helicopter assessing Mexico quake damage plummets Map of Jamiltepec Mexico


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  16 more injured when a military helicopter carrying high-ranking officials to assess the damage from a powerful earthquake crashed in southern Mexico


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Brazil President Dilma Rousseff removed fr...
Colombia and Farc rebels sign historic peace...
Senate voted to back impeachment trial
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Ecuador earthquake of 7.8 magnitude kills hu...
Zika: WHO declares global emergency
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Usain Bolt wins ninth Olympic gold as Jamaic...
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Opening ceremony celebrates Brazil to open...
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Conservative Mauricio Macri wins Argentina p...
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Germany wins World Cup over Argentina
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Brazil humiliated by rampant Germany
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Venezuelan beauty queen slain
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Protests spread throughout Brazil
Maduro wins Venezuela election
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez dies
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Brazil night club fire kills 230 in Santa Ma...
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Haiti cholera outbreak kills 138
Last trapped Chile miner rescued
33 trapped miners alive after 17 days
'Catastrophic' earthquake slams Haiti
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Alleged drug kingpin arrested
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About 200 dead from plane crash
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General Pinochet dead
Castro hands power to brother
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  Ex-President Fujimori ordered to stand trial again


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Yesterday   Peru  
  Alberto Fujimori has been ordered to stand trial for the 1992 killings of six farmers
Yesterday   Haiti   Oxfam Haiti scandal: Suspects 'threatened' witnesses   Oxfam has revealed that three of the men accused of sexual misconduct in Haiti physically threatened witnesses during a 2011 investigation Sat.   Mexico     13 dead as helicopter assessing Mexico quake damage plummets Map of Jamiltepec Mexico
  16 more injured when a military helicopter carrying high-ranking officials to assess the damage from a powerful earthquake crashed in southern Mexico
Fri.   Mexico Mexico earthquake: Strong tremor hits Oaxaca state  Peru  Inmate drugs twin brother in brazen escape from prison

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Nov.23  Argentina  Sound detected in search for missing sub consistent with non-nuclear explosion Nov.17   Argentina   Argentine navy loses contact with submarine
Map of Patagonia Argentina
  The Argentine navy is searching the South Atlantic for ARA San Juan, a German-built TR-1700 that has not made contact for 48 hours


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Oct.5  Costa Rica  Storm Nate: 22 dead in Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Honduras

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Sep.19   Mexico   Mexico: Powerful earthquake topples buildings, killing scores
Map of Atencingo Puebla Mexico
  A strong earthquake has struck central Mexico, killing more than 140 people and toppling dozens of buildings in the capital, Mexico City.    More than 20 children died and 30 were missing after a school collapsed in the 7.1 magnitude quake that caused major damage in...
Sep.17  Lesser Antilles  Hurricane Maria to become major storm near Caribbean islands Sep.8  Cuba  Hurricane Irma: Cuba hit with strong winds and heavy rain Sep.7   Chiapas Magnitude-8 earthquake hits southern Mexico   Caribbean Hurricane Irma pummels Turks and Caicos islands Sep.6   Antigua & Barbuda Hurricane Irma causes devastation across the Caribbean

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Aug.6  Venezuela  Venezuela arrests over 'uprising attempt'

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Jul.30   Venezuela   Venezuela claims 41.5% turnout in violent constituent assembly vote
  The opposition coalition said 88% of voters abstained and it refused to recognise the election
Jul.20  Venezuela  Venezuela deadly clashes as millions join strike Jul.12   Brazil Ex-Brazilian President Silva convicted of corruption


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Jun.27  Venezuela  Maduro says helicopter fired on Venezuela's Supreme Court Jun.26  Brazil  Brazil's Michel Temer charged with corruption

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Mar.8  Guatemala  Guatemala mourns after children's home fire kills 35 girls

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Jan.26  Chile  Chile's worst wildfires destroy town, death toll at 10

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Nov.28   Colombia   Plane carrying members of Brazilian soccer team crashes in Colombia
Map of Jose Maria Cordova de Rionegro airport Medellin Colombia
  A chartered aircraft carrying a Brazilian soccer team for a regional tournament final has crashed on its way to Medellin's international airport.    A plane was car...
Nov.25   Cuba     Cuba's Fidel Castro, former president, dies aged 90
Map of Havana Cuba  Fidel Castro, Cuba's former president and leader of the Communist revolution, has died aged 90, his brother has said

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Oct.6   Haiti Hurricane Matthew: Hundreds dead in Haiti storm disaster
Oct.2  Colombia  Colombia referendum: Voters reject Farc peace deal

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Aug.31   Brazil     Brazil President Dilma Rousseff removed from office by Senate
Map of Brasilia Brazil  Senate has voted to remove Rousseff from office for manipulating the budget. It puts an end to the 13 years in power of her left-wing Workers' Party Aug.24   Cuba Colombia and Farc rebels sign historic peace agreement Aug.21  Rio de Janeiro  Spectacular closing ceremony as Olympic flag goes to Tokyo Aug.19   Rio de Janeiro Usain Bolt wins ninth Olympic gold as Jamaica take 4x100m relay Aug.18   Rio de Janeiro Olympics: US swimmers not robbed - police chief Aug.14  Rio de Janeiro  Usain Bolt wins 100m gold, Justin Gatlin second Aug.13   Rio de Janeiro Michael Phelps bows out of Games with gold in men's relay Aug.5   Rio de Janeiro     Opening ceremony celebrates Brazil to open Games
Map of Maracana stadium Rio de Janeiro Brazil  The 2016 Olympics have been formally opened with a colourful and pulsating ceremony at Rio's Maracana stadium

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May.12   Brazil Senate voted to back impeachment trial


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Apr.20  Mexico  Petrochemical plant blast kills 3, injures more than 136 Apr.18  Ecuador  Ecuador earthquake: At least 413 people confirmed dead Apr.16   Ecuador Ecuador earthquake of 7.8 magnitude kills hundreds
Apr.3   Panama   Panama Papers: Mossack Fonseca leak reveals elite's tax havens  A huge leak of confidential documents has revealed how the rich and powerful use tax havens to hide their wealth

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Mar.20   Cuba Barack Obama in Cuba at start of historic visit
Mar.17  Brazil  Brazil judge blocks Lula appointment to government Mar.4  Sao Paulo  Brazil Petrobras scandal: Former president Lula questioned

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Feb.18  Mexico  Pope tells Trump building walls ‘not Christian’ on way back to Vatican Feb.1   South America Zika: WHO declares global emergency


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Dec.25   Paraguay Paraguay, Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay flooding displaces 150,000
Dec.6  Venezuela  Venezuela opposition wins majority in National Assembly

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Nov.22   Argentina Conservative Mauricio Macri wins Argentina presidency
Nov.5   Brazil Brazil dam burst engulfs homes in Minas Gerais

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Oct.23  Mexico  Hurricane Patricia makes landfall in Mexico

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Sep.20  Cuba  Cuba: Pope Francis celebrates Mass before thousands

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Aug.14  Cuba  US flag raised over reopened Cuba embassy in Havana

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Jul.12  Mexico  Drug lord Joaquin Guzman used tunnel for prison break

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Apr.11  Panama  Obama and Castro in historic US-Cuba meeting

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Mar.9  Argentina  French Olympic medalists filming reality show among 10 dead

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Jan.29  Mexico  Mexico City gas truck explodes near maternity hospital Jan.19   Argentina Prosecutor in Jewish center bombing found dead


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Nov.7   Mexico     Missing students apparently killed, burned, dumped into river
Map of Cocula Mexico  The 43 students disappeared in September were abducted by police on order of a local mayor

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Oct.26  Brazil  Dilma Rousseff re-elected Brazilian president Oct.8  Mexico  Mexico missing students: Nationwide protests held

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Aug.13  Sao Paulo  Brazilian presidential candidate among those killed in plane crash

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Jul.13   Rio de Janeiro     Germany wins World Cup over Argentina
Map of Maracana Brazil  Germany won the match 1-0 after extra time, with a goal from Mario Götze. The result marked Germany's fourth World Cup title and their first since reunification Jul.9  Sao Paulo  Argentina defeats Netherlands to reach final Jul.8   Brazil     Brazil humiliated by rampant Germany   Brazil suffer one of the most humiliating World Cup defeats as Germany score five first-half goals in reaching the final, 1-7

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Jan.8  Venezuela  Venezuelan beauty queen slain

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Sep.16  Mexico  Mexico battered by deadly storms

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Jun.17   Sao Paulo   Protests spread throughout Brazil  Tens of thousands of people marched through Sao Paulo, as protests spread over rising transport prices and the cost of staging the World Cup

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Apr.14   Venezuela   Maduro wins Venezuela election   Socialist candidate Nicolas Maduro, who was chosen by Chavez as his successor, has won a narrow victory in Venezuela's presidential poll

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Mar.5   Venezuela     Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez dies   A deeply divided Venezuela is mourning its late leader and preparing to pick a new president to replace him

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Feb.18  Venezuela  Venezuela's Chavez finally returns home Feb.5  Mexico  Hooded gunmen rape 6 tourists in Mexico

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Jan.31  Mexico  Mexico City blast at Pemex, state oil giant, kills 25 Jan.27   Brazil   Brazil night club fire kills 230 in Santa Maria   At least 230 people have died in a fire that swept through a nightclub in a university city in southern Brazil, police and officials say

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Oct.7  Venezuela  Chavez wins Venezuela election

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Feb.22  Argentina  Argentina train crash 'kills 49' Feb.15  Honduras  Nearly 300 killed in Honduras prison fire

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Jan.13  Rio de Janeiro  Thousands in peril in Brazil flooding

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Nov.8  Haiti  Haiti capital cholera fears grow

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Oct.22   Haiti     Haiti cholera outbreak kills 138  The death toll from a cholera outbreak in Haiti has risen to more than 150 confirmed deaths Oct.13   Chile     Last trapped Chile miner rescued   The last of the 33 miners trapped deep underground in northern Chile for more than two months has been rescued

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Sep.30  Ecuador  Ecuador troops rescue president

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Aug.22   Chile 33 trapped miners alive after 17 days
Aug.6  Chile  33 workers trapped in mine

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Jun.22   Jamaica Alleged drug kingpin arrested
Jun.20  Colombia  Santos wins election Jun.3  Chile  Van der Sloot arrested in Chile

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May.29  Guatemala  Deadly storm hits Central America May.24  Jamaica  Police storm stronghold of drugs lord

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Apr.6  Rio de Janeiro  Rains, flooding kill 200 in Brazil

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Feb.27   Chile Massive 8.8 quake hits Chile


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Jan.20  Haiti  US to send 4,000 extra troops to Haiti Jan.17  Chile  Billionaire Pinera wins presidential election Jan.13  Haiti  Haiti capital 'flattened,' many feared dead Jan.12   Haiti     'Catastrophic' earthquake slams Haiti   A 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck southern Haiti, knocking down buildings and power lines. Heavy damage and bodies in the streets of the cap...

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Jun.28   Honduras President Zelaya forced into exile


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Apr.30  Mexico  Mexico shuts down to control flu Apr.24   Mexico     'Swine flu' kills 60   The World Health Organization says it suspects flu has killed 60 people and infected 800 others; majority of the cases were in the capital

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Nov.7  Haiti  At least 84 dead in school collapse Jul.2   Colombia     Betancourt rescued from FARC   In a secret operation the Colombian military infiltrated rebel group and deceived its members into giving up 15 hostages Mar.1   Ecuador Top FARC leader killed by Colombians
Feb.24  Cuba  Raul Castro named president Feb.19  Cuba  Castro resigns as president

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Dec.11  Peru  Fujimori gets 6 years in prison Nov.14  Chile  Thousands homeless after quake Nov.2  Mexico  Floods strand 300,000; more rain ahead Sep.21  Chile  Chile court extradites Fujimori Aug.16   Peru 337 killed in earthquake
Jul.17   Sao Paulo About 200 dead from plane crash Mar.22  Jamaica  Woolmer was strangled, police say

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Dec.10   Chile     General Pinochet dead   Chilean TV reports: The 91-year-old former military leader Augusto Pinochet has died at a Santiago military hospital Dec.3  Venezuela  Chavez wins by wide margin Nov.7  Nicaragua  Ortega wins presidency Oct.29  Brazil  President Lula re-elected Sep.29  Amazon  Plane lost over Amazon Jul.31   Cuba Castro hands power to brother
Jul.8  Mexico  Thousands protest election results Jun.11  Guantanamo  Suicides spur criticism May.14  Sao Paulo  Gang attacks leave 52 dead

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Aug.16  Venezuela  160 believed dead in jet crash

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Aug.1  Paraguay  Supermarket fire death toll tops 300 Feb.29  Haiti  Aristide quits, flees Haiti