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Colombian presidential hopeful under arrest

08/29/2013 1:20pm
A conservative Colombian presidential hopeful has surrendered to authorities after the Supreme Court ordered him arrested for allegedly benefiting politically from collusion with illegal far-right militias.

Colombian presidential hopeful under arrest

08/29/2013 2:35pm
A conservative Colombian presidential hopeful has surrendered to authorities after the Supreme Court ordered him arrested for allegedly benefiting politically from collusion with illegal far-right militias.

Mexico City protests force change in speech date

08/29/2013 2:38pm
Teachers' protests that have snarled traffic, blocked government buildings and caused the cancellation of sports events in Mexico City have prompted President Enrique Pena Nieto to change the date of his state-of-the-union address.

In latest scandal, Mexican judges fight in court

08/29/2013 2:46pm
A Mexican judge sprang from his chair to push and punch two fellow justices during a court session, adding to a string of embarrassments for Mexico's scandal-plagued judicial system.

Cholera sickens 93 people in Dominican city

08/29/2013 3:39pm
Authorities in the Dominican Republic are checking the water in a city in the south of the Caribbean country after a sharp rise in cholera in recent days.

Chevron exec says Argentine venture worth the risk

08/29/2013 7:40pm
A Chevron Corp. executive says the oil giant is facing risks in its joint venture with Argentina's state-controlled oil company YPF, but considers that worth it for the chance to exploit a huge shale deposit in Patagonia.