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Colombia: Rebel plot against Uribe

11/12/2013 1:20pm
Colombia's defense minister says authorities have uncovered a plot by a unit of the country's main leftist rebel group to assassinate former President Alvaro Uribe.

Jamaica opposition roiled after leadership fight

11/12/2013 3:32pm
The deputy leader of Jamaica's main opposition party is declining an appointment to rejoin the faction's shadow Cabinet after losing his attempt to unseat the party's top leader.

8th person dies from explosion at Mexico factory

11/12/2013 4:02pm
A Mexican hospital official says the death toll from an explosion last month at a candy factory near the U.S. border has risen to eight.

Man receives life for Puerto Rico student's death

11/12/2013 4:20pm
A man found guilty in the killing of a Puerto Rico high school student during an attempted carjacking has been sentenced to life in prison.

Guyana miner kills self after fatally shooting 4

11/12/2013 5:30pm
A gold miner fatally shot four people, including two police officers, before apparently killing himself after a shooting rampage Tuesday in Guyana's coastal capital.

Cubans heartened by possible reversal of 3-D ban

11/12/2013 6:11pm
Something unusual appears to be happening in Havana.

Venezuela's Maduro poised to get decree powers

11/12/2013 9:27pm
Venezuela's National Assembly on Tuesday stripped an opposition lawmaker of her immunity from prosecution in a case of alleged corruption, clearing the way for the legislature to grant the president special power to enact laws by decree.