A resident whose home was destroyed by a major fire sits amid the destruction in Valparaiso, Chile, April 13, 2014.

As Fires Die Down, Chileans Return to Ravaged Valparaiso

Many of victims in the city, part gritty port and part colorful retreat, were poor people in houses perched high on the city's remote hills More

Globovision journalist Nairobi Pinto hugs a colleague as she answers a reporter's question after a press conference following her release from a kidnapping in Caracas, Venezuela, April 14, 2014.

Kidnapped Venezuelan Journalist Freed

Globovision television journalist Nairobi Pinto was freed in city of Cua, 8 days after being kidnapped near her home in Caracas More

The Canada Revenue Agency website is seen on a computer screen displaying information about an Internet security vulnerability called the "Heartbleed Bug," in Toronto, April 9, 2014.

Canada Taxpayer Data Stolen in Heartbleed Breach

Private information of about 900 people stolen from nation's computer systems as result of vulnerabilities More

Firefighters work to put out a fire in Valparaiso city, northwest of Santiago, April 13, 2014.

Photogallery At Least 12 Killed in Chile Fire

President declares state of emergency as firefighters battle blaze in port city of Valparaiso More

Forensic staff pull out a body from a burned bus at the scene of an accident on a highway near Juan Rodriguez Clara town, in Veracruz state, April 13, 2014.

36 Killed in Fiery Mexico Bus Crash

Four people reportedly injured in fire which erupted after the vehicle crashed into a broken down truck More

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Guarantees come a day after international sporting federations criticized Brazilian government for slow pace of work

Venezuela Reaches Out to Vatican to Mediate Crisis

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