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Brazil’s State Oil Company Takes Massive Loss From Corruption

Investigation has resulted, so far, in indictment of 97 people on charges of corruption, forming cartels and money laundering More

Macaws fly in front of office buildings in Caracas, Venezuela, April 1, 2015.

Colorful Macaws Bring Beauty to Chaotic Caracas

Long-tailed birds color Venezuelan capital's sky, giving its 5 million residents a moment of quiet respite from noise and crime More

FILE - National Liberation Army (ELN) commander Nicolas Rodriguez, known as "Gabino," gestures as he speaks in response to questions from Reuters at a hidden jungle camp in this still image taken from an undated video released August 27, 2012.

Colombia's ELN Rebels: Peace Talks Near, Rule Out Jail

Commander's comments come as pressure mounts for President Santos to conclude peace talks with far larger FARC group and to show progress with ELN More

Picture taken from behind a window in Bariloche, province of Rio Negro, Argentina, of an ash cloud from the Calbuco volcano in neighboring Chile, April 23, 2015. (Secretaria de Medios Rio Negro / Daniel Ortiz)

Photogallery Chile Volcano Still Puffing; Flights Canceled in Argentina

Calbuco, which erupted Wednesday without warning, continues to spew ash, smoke More

FILE- A reporter holds a picture of Antonio "Jaime" Stiusso, one of the country's most enigmatic spy chiefs, outside the prosecutor's office in Buenos Aires, Feb. 5, 2015.

Former Spy Master Flees Argentina Amid Threats

Antonio Stiuso contends government is trying to sully his reputation following death of prosecutor Alberto Nisman More


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Chile, Argentina Cancel Flights as Volcanic Ash Cloud Spreads

Argentina's meteorology service forecast ash cloud could reach La Pampa; more than 4,000 people have been evacuated from immediate area
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Deals Extend Russia's Energy Cooperation With Argentina

Accords underscore Moscow's effort to enhance South American ties since coming under Western sanctions over Ukraine crisis
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Mexican Teen Wrongly Taken to US Returned to Family

Mexico officials say they were carrying out court order to send Alondra Luna Nunez to Houston woman who claimed girl was her daughter who had been illegally taken to Mexico by her father years ago
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Brazil to Host First Indigenous Peoples World Games

Forty eight ethnic groups to be represented among 4,000 athletes from 22 countries in the September competition
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Drug Cartel Violence Erupts Again in Mexican State

Four alleged members of the Gulf Cartel, one of Mexico's oldest drug-trafficking groups, have been detained
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Volcano Calbuco Erupts in Southern Chile

Volcano erupts for first time in more than five decades on Wednesday, sending thick plume of ash and smoke several kilometers into the sky
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Haitian Marine Biologist Wins Environmental Activism Prize

Jean Wiener awarded Goldman prize for his efforts to establish Caribbean nation's first Marine Protected Areas
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