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Mar 25, 2016
World Cup Qualifiers: Lionel Messi's return helps Argentina extract revenge over ChileArray
Feb 03, 2016
Brazil's Rousseff vows all-out war on Zika virus mosquito | ReutersBRASILIA Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff said her government will not spare resources in mobilizing her country to combat the mosquito that transmits the Zika virus now spreading rapidly through the Americas.
Dec 27, 2015
Over 100,000 flee flooding in Paraguay, Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay | ReutersASUNCION/BUENOS AIRES More than 100,000 people have had to evacuate from their homes in the bordering areas of Paraguay, Uruguay, Brazil and Argentina due to severe flooding in the wake of heavy summer rains brought on by El Niño, authorities said on Saturday. In the worse affected country, Paraguay, around 90,000 people in the area around the capital city of Asuncion have been evacuated, the municipal Emergencies Office said.
Dec 14, 2015
Child pornography bust: 60 arrested in 97 raids involving 12 nationsOfficials say that 60 people have been arrested in an operation against child pornography in 10 Latin American countries, as well as Spain and the United States.
Nov 15, 2015
Tributes flow in from around the world after deadly Paris attacksTributes flow in from around the world after deadly Paris attacks.
Jul 12, 2015
Pope lauds Paraguay's most glorious women of America | ReutersCAACUPE, Paraguay Pope Francis praised Paraguay's women for rebuilding their nation from the ashes of war in the nineteenth century in a mass at the country's most sacred religious site on Saturday. Thousands of Argentines crossed the border to see their native son, nearing the end of a "homecoming" tour of South America in which he has urged the downtrodden to change the world economic order, warned of irreversible harm to the planet and walked among prisoners.
Jul 12, 2015
Pope lauds Paraguay's most glorious women of America | ReutersCAACUPE, Paraguay Pope Francis praised Paraguay's women for rebuilding their nation from the ashes of war in the nineteenth century in a mass at the country's most sacred religious site on Saturday.
Jul 11, 2015
Pope urges Paraguay to consolidate democracy, end drug trade, graft | ReutersASUNCION, Paraguay Pope Francis urged Paraguay to consolidate democracy and end corruption and drug trafficking, after receiving a colourful welcome on Friday at the start of the last leg of his eight-day South American tour. The Argentine-pontiff was in Bolivia earlier in the day where he visited one of Latin America's most violent prisons. There, saying he too had made mistakes and sinned, the pope called on inmates to shun gang violence and exhorted guards to treat them with dignity..
Jul 10, 2015
Pope criticises capitalism, calls for a new economic orderPope Francis urged the downtrodden to change the world economic order, denouncing a "new colonialism" by agencies that impose austerity programs and calling for the poor to have the "sacred rights" of labor, lodging and land.
Jul 10, 2015
Poor, hungry, cannot be ignored, pope says in Bolivia | ReutersSANTA CRUZ, Bolivia Pope Francis, at a Mass for hundreds of thousands of people in Bolivia, said on Thursday that everyone had a moral duty to help the poor, and that those with means could not wish they would just "go away." The 78-year-old pontiff, on the fifth day of his three-nation tour of South America, is showing a few signs of fatigue but generally appears to be holding up well despite the changes in altitude and temperature. On Wednesday he went from the oxygen-poor air of La Paz, which is more than 3,650 meters (11,975 feet) above sea level, to Santa Cruz, Bolivia's largest and fastest-growing city, which is at 416 meters (1,365 feet). In one telling sign of the city's development, the store that was used to for the pope to change into his vestments at the mass site had the insignia of the Burger King fast food chain above its door