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AP Photos: Thousands at religious summit in Haiti

02/12/2014 6:58am
The Christian pilgrims crowded a barren mountainside in central Haiti by the thousands, seeking favors and spiritual renewal.

Landless peasants protest in Brazil's capital

02/12/2014 3:40pm
About 15,000 landless peasants protested Wednesday in Brazil's capital to demand land reform, swamping the government esplanade and engaging police in sharp clashes that injured at least 32 people, most of them police officers.

Case against Carlos Menem for 1995 blast dismissed

02/12/2014 3:45pm
A federal tribunal in Argentina has ruled prosecutors cannot proceed with a case alleging former President Carlos Menem was involved in an explosion at a military weapons factory that destroyed much of the town of Rio Tercero in 1995.

Group urges probe in murder of Haiti activist

02/12/2014 4:57pm
An international advocacy group is calling for an investigation into the mysterious slaying of a Haitian activist and his wife.

US-based Apache sells Argentina operations to YPF

02/12/2014 5:03pm
Argentina's state energy company YPF says it has acquired the local operations of Houston-based Apache Corp., making it the largest natural gas producer in the South American country.

Foreign drug mules in Peruvian parole purgatory

02/12/2014 10:02pm
Profuse sweating betrayed Nicole Bartscher's internal panic over having 10 pounds of cocaine strapped to her body as she negotiated her way through Lima's international airport in 2010 for a flight to the Netherlands.