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  • Landlocked Bolivia to get gateway to sea in Peru

     
    Peru has decided to give Bolivia access to a Pacific port, allowing its landlocked Andean neighbor a stretch of coastline for the first time in more than 120 years. Peruvian President Alan García and his Bolivian counterpart, Evo Morales, signed an...
  • Nestor Kirchner, former president, dies in Argentina

     
    Nestor Kirchner, the former president of Argentina and husband of the current president, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, has died suddenly of a heart attack. Kirchner was rushed to a hospital in the city of El Calafate with his wife at his side, and was...
  • Dominican Republic closes border with Haiti over cholera scare; nearly 300 are dead

     
    The Dominican Republic sealed its border with Haiti this week to ward off a cholera outbreak that is spreading inside the Carribean nation, which is still struggling to recover from January's devastating earthquake. The Dominican government closed the...
  • Mexico's drug war: Massacres continue unabated

     
    Four mass shootings have left 48 dead in a week across Mexico, signaling an unabated pace for drug-related violence in the country's four-year drug wars, which has claimed more than 28,000 lives overall. The 28,000 figure was reported by federal...
  • Report: The Salvadoran ex-guerrilla advising Mexico's drug-war leaders

     
    Nearly 30,000 people, the latest figure being used, have died in Mexico's drug war in the nearly four years since President Felipe Calderon dispatched the military to disrupt the country's drug-trafficking organizations. Calderon's administration has...
  • Dilma Rousseff poised to take Brazil's presidency in second round

     
    Millions of Brazilians will once again go to the polls Sunday to pick a successor to the highly popular president, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva. As expected, Lula's protege, Dilma Rousseff, is leading in last-minute polls over Jose Serra, the former governor...
  • Dilma Rousseff: Brazil's new president is latest female leader in Latin America

     
    Brazilians partied on the beaches of Rio and Brazilian stocks rose with anticipation Monday morning as results from Sunday's runoff election confirmed Dilma Rousseff as the South American nation's first female president. Rousseff, who has never held...
  • Gang killings in Oaxaca force response from governor

     
    Two leaders of a university student gang were gunned down last week in front of a popular tourist attraction in Oaxaca, Mexico. The shootings are not believed to be drug-related but rather tied to the complex world of provincial politics in Oaxaca,...
  • Carlos Slim to open gold mines in Mexico

     
    Carlos Slim is eyeing gold. The Mexican magnate and world's richest man announced that one of his major companies has plans to open two mines in Mexico's northern state of Chihuahua, in an investment of about $367 million. The new mining operation is...
  • Cholera detected in the Dominican Republic

     
    A case of cholera has been detected in the Dominican Republic, the first sign that the worsening epidemic in neighboring Haiti could be crossing the border shared by the island nations. The cholera case was diagnosed in a 32-year-old Haitian man who works...
  • Bolivia's army declares itself 'socialist'

     
    The commanding general of Bolivia's army has declared the Andean nation's forces "socialist," "anti-capitalist," and "anti-imperialist," positions that were immediately echoed by President Evo Morales, Bolivia's first indigenous president. Gen. Antonio...