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UN: Catholic pilgrims seek asylum in Brazil

08/22/2013 1:49pm
About 40 Catholic pilgrims who traveled to Brazil for Pope Francis' recent visit never left, hoping to stay permanently with political asylum.

Paraguay Congress gives leader new military power

08/22/2013 2:54pm
Paraguay's Congress granted President Horacio Cartes power Thursday to order military interventions inside the country, a move that leftists called a dangerous backward step for a country still emerging from the legacy of a dictatorship.

China may build port in Jamaica protected area

08/22/2013 3:24pm
Jamaica's environment minister says a much-discussed transshipment port is being considered for the Caribbean island's largest protected area.

AP PHOTOS: Mobile center helps Colombian homeless

08/22/2013 4:13pm
A mobile service center for Bogota's homeless is providing free showers, clean clothes and food to some of the estimated 9,000 people who live in the streets of this city of 8 million.

LATAM airlines hit by 'perfect storm' in Argentina

08/22/2013 4:30pm
Latin America's largest passenger airline is struggling to weather what one analyst called a "perfect storm" of bad news.

Journalists jumping ship at Venezuela TV channel

08/22/2013 4:58pm
An exodus of top journalists from Globovision appeared to dim all hope Thursday for preserving editorial independence at what had been Venezuela's last nationally broadcast opposition TV channel.

Workers strike at world's largest radio telescope

08/22/2013 5:06pm
Workers at the world's largest radio telescope went on strike Thursday to demand better pay and working conditions.

Tons of fish die in lake near Rio's Olympic park

08/22/2013 9:33pm
About 10 tons of dead fish have been discovered in a Rio de Janeiro lake that sits next to the city's future Olympic park.

Tons of fish die in lake near Rio's Olympic park

08/22/2013 9:34pm
About 10 tons of dead fish have been discovered in a Rio de Janeiro lake that sits next to the city's future Olympic park.