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Brazil risking reputation on World Cup, Olympics

11/28/2013 7:22am
Preparing for the World Cup and Olympics is putting Brazil's reputation on the line, giving South America's biggest country a chance to boost its profile while also exposing it to mounting pressure and unrelenting scrutiny.

Colombia peace talks renew with focus on drugs

11/28/2013 9:50am
Colombian guerrillas and government negotiators have resumed peace talks in Havana with discussions turning to the country's entrenched drug trade.

Death, rehab follow car crash in Mexico

11/28/2013 11:53am
Six-year-old Carlos Gomez has been in a wheelchair with a cast from his waist down since a drunken driver in a pickup truck slammed into his family's sedan. The accident left both his parents dead and his 3-year-old sister with a shattered thigh bone.

Dominicans send more people to Haiti, total at 464

11/28/2013 11:55am
Authorities in the Dominican Republic have sent more Haitians and others of Haitian descent across the border into Haiti.

Mexico's booming car industry selling unsafe cars

11/28/2013 1:40pm
In Mexico's booming auto industry, the cars rolling off assembly lines may look identical, but how safe they are depends on where they're headed.

Clashes outside Monsanto plant in Argentina

11/28/2013 2:08pm
Argentine union members on Thursday clashed with environmentalists protesting the construction of a plant by U.S.-based seed giant Monsanto.

Mexico's leftist party pulls out of reform pact

11/28/2013 3:15pm
Mexico's main leftist party has pulled out of the Pact for Mexico, the multiparty alliance that has managed to push a range of reform programs through congress.