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23.01.2014 17:24 Finance
Venezuela said Wednesday it would allow only importers of high priority goods like food to buy dollars at the official rate, forcing others to pay nearly twice that.
19.01.2014 14:20 Environment
The iconic statue of Jesus overlooking Rio de Janeiro, one of the city's most recognizable landmarks, has lost a thumb tip to lightening, a report said Friday.
10.01.2014 12:42 Emergencies
Two members of an Argentine news team covering the Dakar Rally died Thursday when the car they were driving in fell into a ravine, the Super Rally magazine said.
08.01.2014 18:11 Crime
Gunmen shot dead a former Miss Venezuela and her British-born partner in front of their five-year-old daughter, who was wounded in an attack that dismayed the crime-plagued nation, authorities said Tuesday.
08.01.2014 12:13 Environment
Fishermen have found two conjoined gray whale calves in a northwestern Mexican lagoon, a discovery that a government marine biologist described as "exceptionally rare."
06.01.2014 16:01 Sport
Four Astana Motorsports crews from Astana Presidential Sports Club have started the Dakar Rally 2014, the annual off-road race.
31.12.2013 16:11 Entertainment, Style
Sydney promised an unprecedented fireworks spectacular to kick off global new year celebrations Tuesday, the first in a wave of pyrotechnics to usher in 2014 from Hong Kong to world record-chasing Dubai.
30.12.2013 10:32 Laws, Initiatives
A court in Argentina ruled Friday that a 14-year old rape victim could have an abortion, overturning a judge's earlier decision barring the girl from seeking the procedure.
30.12.2013 09:57 Industry, Infrastructure
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff on Friday signed a decree expropriating 92 farms which will be handed over to small farmers as part of the country's land reform.
23.12.2013 15:32 Politics
Uruguay's economy minister has resigned as he faces a probe over the 2012 collapse of national airline Pluna -- a scandal that has tainted President Jose Mujica's administration.
21.12.2013 12:55 Finance
Foreign and Brazilian tourists are expected to spend $10.4 billion during next year's World Cup, more than the public funds invested for staging the event, the Brazilian tourism board said Friday.
16.12.2013 16:44 Sport
A caravan of Astana Dakar team vehicles has been shipped off from the port of Havre, France, to South America after a technical check.
13.12.2013 17:00 Politics
Former Chilean president and socialist champion Michelle Bachelet, who has proposed tax reforms and a new constitution for her country, is expected to unseat conservatives Sunday in a runoff election.
10.12.2013 10:21 Entertainment, Style
In a Rio suburb, wealthy and beautiful heiresses, orphans and assassins lunch together in a mini-city where Globo television creates the soap operas that captivate more than 50 million Brazilians.
05.12.2013 16:43 Science, Technologies
Australian researchers said Thursday they had established the existence of vast freshwater reserves trapped beneath the ocean floor which could sustain future generations as current sources dwindle.
03.12.2013 18:02 Finance
Eyeing a massive boost to tourism and prestige, Brazil hoped it had won the jackpot in earning the right to host the next World Cup and summer Olympics.
03.12.2013 11:25 Markets
President Nicolas Maduro said Monday his leftist government will set car prices in a bid to lower their cost.
01.12.2013 15:19 Markets
Hobbled by rising production costs and low prices, Brazil's ethanol sector is in crisis, with many sugar mills closing despite rising demand.
30.11.2013 10:32 Science, Technologies
A smartphone app designed to give early warning of earthquakes could be ready as early as next year, according to scientists at the World Science Forum in Rio de Janeiro.