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Causing brain damage in babies and a rare neurological ailment in adults, the Zika virus is also linked to paralysis-causing myelitis.
With crazy costumes, pulsating music the Rio Carnival's top performers swatted aside Zika worries to get down for the world's biggest party
Rap superstar Eminem will headline three Latin American editions of the Lollapalooza festival in 2016 after spending a year away from the stage.
Cuban singer Isaac Real and Kazakhstan-based Aldaspan ethnic rock band have recorded a video for their version of a well-known Kazakh folk song Kara Zhorga.
Kazakhstan and Mexico will strengthen the bilateral cooperation.
US President Barack Obama zinged Latin American leaders who have not moved beyond the economic dogma that defined the Cold War era.
The undefeated Astana Arlans of Kazakhstan travelled to Caracas to face Venezuela Caciques on March 7.
Kazakhstan is expanding cooperation with Venezuela as the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the latter visits Astana.
Kazakhstan’s Secretary of State Adilbek Dzhaksybekov has received letters of credence from ambassadors of 11 countries.
Gustavo Cerati, who became a megastar in Latin America with his brand of showy, arena-friendly rock 'n' roll, died at 55 after four years in a coma.
Supporters of Venezuela's former president Hugo Chavez celebrated what would have been his 60th birthday Monday with fireworks, a gun salute -- and the unveiling of a computer font based on the late leader's handwriting.
A Venezuelan ex-military intelligence chief arrested by Aruba at the United States' request on drug trafficking charges was freed Sunday and quickly returned home to Caracas, authorities said.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe struck a series of energy deals with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto at the start of a five-country Latin American tour.
Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived Sunday in Venezuela, the third leg of a Latin American tour aimed at bolstering trade with the region and sealing energy deals.
President Vladimir Putin visited Russia's Cold War ally Cuba on Friday, launching a tour that will see him cozy up to Latin America amid newly frayed relations with the West.
Dance festival Evolution Summer FEST 2014 starts at Astana Opera from June 21.
Argentina's former president Carlos Menem has been ordered to testify at a new inquiry into the 1995 death of his son in a helicopter crash, judicial sources said.
Four people were killed while trying to leave Cuba illegally by sea and six suspects have been arrested, authorities said.
A group of eight dancers with Cuba's prestigious National Ballet defected to the United States after an event in Puerto Rico, the father of one of the dancers said.
El Salvador on Monday announced it has joined Petrocaribe, the Venezuelan energy subsidy program that gives access to cut-rate oil.