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In US, Venezuelans adapt old rodeo tradition

08/06/2013 10:45am
On a sandy stretch of land between tree farms and cattle ranches, Edgar Abreu awaits his match: A black bull behind a red metal gate.

2 leftist farm activists killed in Mexico

08/06/2013 11:07am
Two leftist activists were found shot to death on Mexico's southern Pacific coast and a third is missing, a local leader said Tuesday.

AP PHOTOS: In Peru, fly the flag in July or pay up

08/06/2013 2:28pm
Anyone traveling in Peru in recent weeks could easily have concluded it's among the world's most patriotic nations. Until they find out why the national flag is flapping virtually everywhere: Failing to fly the banner for Independence Day can bring a hefty fine.

New chief named for military police in Rio

08/06/2013 4:21pm
The city of Rio de Janeiro has a new leader for its military police.

Head of small Venezuela opposition party shot dead

08/06/2013 5:27pm
A gunman riding on the back of a motorcycle has killed the leader of a small Venezuelan opposition party in the home state of the late President Hugo Chavez.