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  • Argentina's Fernandez sworn in for a second term as president

     
    Argentinan president Fernandez de Kirchner was sworn in for a second term, after winning re-election in an October landslide...
  • Washington Post: Rubio-Mack tiff in Colombia

     
    Did U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio's talks in Colombia last week get in the way of another Florida Republican who wants to join him in the Senate, U.S. Rep. Connie Mack IV of Fort Myers? The Washington Post reported that there may have been some bad blood...
  • Controversial dam project in Chile's Patagonia region on hold

     
    The HidroAysen dam project, which would have inundated 12,500 acres in the bio-diverse Patagonia region, is effectively suspended as a partner suspends work on an environmental impact study....
  • China commits $15 billion in development funds for Latin America

     
    To solidify its relationship with Latin America, which already accounts for $200 billion in annual trade, China's prime minister, Wen Jiabao, said his nation was ready to commit $15 billion in financing for infrastructure, manufacturing and technology...
  • Last Chilean miner rescued

    Last Chilean miner rescued
    The Chilean mine is empty. The last of the rescue workers has been hauled up a narrow, 2,000 foot hole. It puts the exclamation point on a 69-day ordeal for 33 miners who had been trapped in the mine. Earlier, the foreman who held them together when...
  • 8.8 Quake Rattles Chile

    8.8 Quake Rattles Chile
    One of the strongest earthquakes ever recorded struck Chile on Saturday, toppling homes, collapsing bridges and plunging trucks into the fractured earth. A tsunami set off by the magnitude-8.8 quake threatened every nation around the Pacific Ocean -...
  • Chile earthquake: President-elect takes reins, though he's not in charge yet

     
    President-elect Sebastian Pinera doesn't take office until next week, but he is already acting like a leader in charge amid Chile's post-quake turmoil....
  • Latin America Digest: Chile's new president, illness on a cruise ship in Brazil and a Cuban hunger striker

     
    Today's one-line news briefs: Santiago, Chile -- President Sebastian Pinera, who met with his ministers until early Friday after temblors shook inaugural ceremonies, vowed “to work without rest” on relief and reconstruction, promising Chileans could...
  • Checking in on Chile: Pinera taps copper fund

     
    Chile is still actively recovering from the magnitude 8.8 earthquake of Feb 27. Roads, infrastructure, and the wine and oil industries continue to rebuild. On Thursday, the Justice Ministry announced a plan to declare any missing person officially dead if...
  • New video: The incredible force of the Chile earthquake

     
    Watch above, from the 12th floor of a hotel in the city of Valdivia. Night-owl guests and workers struggle to remain standing as the buildings around them rocks back and forth. Keep an eye on the swinging lamps in the upper portion of the screen....
  • Ghosts of the Pinochet regime haunt Chile's conservative president

     
    Ex-military chiefs in Chile were apparently expecting that after two decades of center-left rule, conservative President Sebastian Pinera would go easy on them. But Pinera has not suspended investigations into alleged abuses by the military under Gen....