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Avianca pilots announce slowdown

09/12/2013 10:57am
The pilots' union for Avianca has announced a work slowdown to demand an increase in what its calls substandard wages at Colombia's principal airline.

Chile coup anniversary toll: 264 arrests

09/12/2013 11:27am
Chile police said Thursday they arrested 264 people and that 42 officers were wounded during a long night of violence on the anniversary of Chile's 1973 coup.

Cubans wear yellow ribbons for agents jailed in US

09/12/2013 2:29pm
Cubans tied yellow ribbons to homes, trees and lampposts across the capital Thursday, in an organized mass campaign to press for the return of several espionage agents imprisoned in the United States on the 15th anniversary of their arrest.

Guinness: World's smallest dog is in Puerto Rico

09/12/2013 4:24pm
Puerto Rico can now boast it is home to the world's smallest dog _ at least when it comes to height.

Pablo Escobar trademark denied by Colombia

09/12/2013 4:43pm
Colombia's government has refused to register as a trademark the full name of Pablo Escobar, the country's most notorious criminal.

Rousseff wants Web servers to be housed in Brazil

09/12/2013 5:55pm
Brazil's president asked legislators on Thursday to urgently vote on a bill that would force foreign companies to store all data about their Brazilian clients on servers based in the country, a move seen as essential for user security after repeated reports of Internet spying by the U.S. in Brazil.

Mexican village buries 13 victims of mudslide

09/12/2013 6:34pm
Villagers in Mexico's Gulf coast state of Veracruz have buried eight children and five adults killed earlier this week in a mudslide.

Honduras grants Indians title to coastal lands

09/12/2013 6:34pm
The government announced Thursday that it has granted title to more than 1.6 million acres (655,000 hectares) along Honduras' border with Nicaragua and the Caribbean coast to the Miskito Indian communities that inhabit the area.

Mexico arrests 3 more in bar kidnap-killings

09/12/2013 7:27pm
Mexican authorities said Thursday they have arrested three more suspects in the killings of 12 young people who were reported kidnapped three months ago from a bar near the U.S. Embassy in Mexico City.

Tropical depression forms near eastern Mexico

09/12/2013 8:58pm
A tropical depression has formed off the eastern coast of Mexico and threatens to bring heavy rains and major flooding to parts of the region.