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Critics blast Rio's World Cup, Olympic evictions

02/28/2014 9:15am
With her family of six living in five different houses scattered across the city, Dalvaneide Pequeno do Nascimento longs for the days when her whole clan shared the same roof.

Chile judge: 18 years for Mapuche in arson deaths

02/28/2014 4:02pm
A Mapuche indigenous leader was sentenced to 18 years in prison on Friday for the arson murders of an elderly couple who died defending their property from hooded trespassers.

Art stolen from Cuban museum, turns up in Miami

02/28/2014 4:07pm
Dozens of works of art were secretly taken from a storage facility at Cuba's flagship National Museum of Fine Arts and some have surfaced across the Florida Straits in Miami, museum and gallery officials said Friday.

Anti-government protests continue in Venezuela

02/28/2014 7:49pm
Scattered barricades blocked streets and protesters battled police in some Caracas neighborhoods Friday even while life went on as usual in others as a political standoff persisted through the second day of national holidays.