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B. 08-23 Russia banned from Paralympic Games Rio de Janeiro
08-21 Spectacular closing ceremony as Olympic flag goes to Tokyo
D. 08-21 USA beat Serbia in men's basketball to win last gold of Games Rio de Janeiro
4. 08-21 Marathon man Eliud Kipchoge completes Kenya double Rio de Janeiro
F. 08-20 Brazil beat Germany on penalties to win men's football gold
6. 08-20 Great Britain's Mo Farah wins 5,000m & 10,000m 'double double'
H. 08-20 Joy of six as US wins women's basketball gold in Rio Rio de Janeiro
8. 08-20 Caster Semenya wins 800m gold for South Africa

Recent Summary.     Click for More > Brazil beat Germany on penalties to win men's football gold Map of Maracana Rio de Janeiro Brazil  Neymar scored the winning penalty as hosts Brazil beat Germany 5-4 on penalties in Rio to win their first men's Olympic football gold medal Usain Bolt wins ninth Olympic gold as Jamaica take 4x100m relay   Usain Bolt ended his Olympic career by claiming an unprecedented 'triple triple' and his ninth gold as Jamaica won the 4x100m relay final in... Usain Bolt wins 200m gold, his eighth Olympic gold   Bolt won the men's 200m to claim his second Rio 2016 gold, his eighth at an Olympics, and keep alive his hopes of an unprecedented 'treble t... Olympics: US swimmers not robbed - police chief   Four US swimmers who said they had been robbed in Rio de Janeiro were not victims of crime, the head of the city's civil police has insisted Usain Bolt wins 100m gold, Justin Gatlin second Michael Phelps bows out of Games with gold in men's relay Michael Phelps makes history to win 22nd Olympic gold Opening ceremony celebrates Brazil to open Games Senate voted to back impeachment trial Ecuador earthquake of 7.8 magnitude kills hundreds Panama Papers: Mossack Fonseca leak reveals elite's tax havens
Spectacular closing ceremony as Olympic flag goes to Tokyo Map of Maracana Rio de Janeiro Brazil


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Paraguay, Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay flood...
Brazil dam burst engulfs homes in Minas Gerais
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Venezuelan beauty queen slain
Germany wins World Cup over Argentina
Argentina defeats Netherlands to reach final
Brazil humiliated by rampant Germany
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Brazil night club fire kills 230 in Santa M...
Protests spread throughout Brazil
Maduro wins Venezuela election
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez dies
Venezuela's Chavez finally returns home
Hooded gunmen rape 6 tourists in Mexico
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Argentina train crash 'kills 49'
Nearly 300 killed in Honduras prison fire
Chavez wins Venezuela election
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Haiti cholera outbreak kills 138
Last trapped Chile miner rescued
33 trapped miners alive after 17 days
Massive 8.8 quake hits Chile
'Catastrophic' earthquake slams Haiti
Ecuador troops rescue president
Santos wins election
Alleged drug kingpin arrested
Van der Sloot arrested in Chile
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'Swine flu' kills 60
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337 killed in earthquake
About 200 dead from plane crash
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General Pinochet dead
Castro hands power to brother
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Gang attacks leave 52 dead
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160 believed dead in jet crash
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  Colombia and Farc rebels sign historic peace agreement Map of Havana Cuba


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Yesterday   Cuba  
  The government and the Farc rebel group have signed a historic peace accord, putting an end to more than five decades of conflict
Sun.   Rio de Janeiro     Spectacular closing ceremony as Olympic flag goes to Tokyo Map of Maracana Rio de Janeiro Brazil
  The Rio Olympics ended with a spectacular carnival-inspired closing ceremony, and the official handover to 2020 hosts Tokyo
  Rio de Janeiro USA beat Serbia in men's basketball to win last gold of Games   Rio de Janeiro Marathon man Eliud Kipchoge completes Kenya double Sat.   Rio de Janeiro     Brazil beat Germany on penalties to win men's football gold Map of Maracana Rio de Janeiro Brazil
  Neymar scored the winning penalty as hosts Brazil beat Germany 5-4 on penalties in Rio to win their first men's Olympic football gold medal
 Rio de Janeiro  Great Britain's Mo Farah wins 5,000m & 10,000m 'double double' Fri.   Rio de Janeiro     Usain Bolt wins ninth Olympic gold as Jamaica take 4x100m relay Map of Olympic Stadium Rio de Janeiro Brazil
  Usain Bolt ended his Olympic career by claiming an unprecedented 'triple triple' and his ninth gold as Jamaica won the 4x100m relay final in Rio.    Usain Bolt, 29, had won the 100m and 200m in Rio and ...
Thu.   Rio de Janeiro     Usain Bolt wins 200m gold, his eighth Olympic gold Map of Olympic Stadium Rio de Janeiro Brazil
  Bolt won the men's 200m to claim his second Rio 2016 gold, his eighth at an Olympics, and keep alive his hopes of an unprecedented 'treble treble'
  Rio de Janeiro   Olympics: US swimmers not robbed - police chief
  Four US swimmers who said they had been robbed in Rio de Janeiro were not victims of crime, the head of the city's civil police has insisted
Aug. 14   Rio de Janeiro     Usain Bolt wins 100m gold, Justin Gatlin second Map of Olympic Stadium Rio de Janeiro Brazil  Jamaica's Usain Bolt became the first athlete to win three Olympic 100m titles by beating American Justin Gatlin  Rio de Janeiro  Andy Murray defeats Juan Martin del Potro for second Olympic gold Aug. 13   Rio de Janeiro   Michael Phelps bows out of Games with gold in men's relay Map of Olympic Aquatics Stadium Rio de Janeiro Brazil  He won his 23rd Olympic gold in what looks like being his final Games. Phelps, 31, secured his fifth gold of Rio 2016 to set a new Games record  Rio de Janeiro  Great Britain's Mo Farah repeats as Olympic 10,000-meter champion Aug. 11   Rio de Janeiro   Michael Phelps makes history to win 22nd Olympic gold Map of Olympic Aquatics Stadium Rio de Janeiro Brazil  The US star claimed the 22nd Olympic gold of his Olympic career after powering past the opposition in the final of the 200-meter individual medley  Rio de Janeiro  Simone Biles wins all-around gold at Rio Games in US one-two Aug. 10  Rio de Janeiro  Kohei Uchimura retains Olympic crown in all-around gymnastics final Aug. 9  Rio de Janeiro  Michael Phelps extends his tally to 21 Olympic golds Aug. 7  Rio de Janeiro  Michael Phelps wins 19th Olympic gold   Rio de Janeiro Paralympics 2016: Russian athletes banned after doping scandal Aug. 6  Rio de Janeiro  Thrasher wins first gold medal of Rio Olympics Aug. 5   Rio de Janeiro   Opening ceremony celebrates Brazil to open Games Map of Maracana stadium Rio de Janeiro Brazil  The 2016 Olympics have been formally opened with a colourful and pulsating ceremony at Rio's Maracana stadium Aug. 3   Belize Hurricane Earl heads for landfall in Belize

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Jun.23  Cuba  Colombia Farc: Ceasefire signed to end five decades of war Jun.5  Peru  Center-right economist narrowly ahead in Peru election

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May.12   Brazil     Senate voted to back impeachment trial
Map of Brasilia Brazil  Brazil's new interim President Michel Temer has addressed the nation. "Trust in the values of our people and in our ability to rebuild the economy"

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Apr.20   Mexico Petrochemical plant blast kills 3, injures more than 136
Apr.18   Ecuador Ecuador earthquake: At least 413 people confirmed dead Apr.17  Brazil  Rousseff loses lower house impeachment vote Apr.16   Ecuador   Ecuador earthquake of 7.8 magnitude kills hundreds Map of Muisne Ecuador  The quake struck at 18:58 local time on Saturday near the town of Muisne. Severe damage is reported in many areas, with a bridge destroyed Apr.3   Panama   Panama Papers: Mossack Fonseca leak reveals elite's tax havens  A huge leak of confidential documents has revealed how the rich and powerful use tax havens to hide their wealth

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Mar.25  Cuba  Crowds gather for landmark Rolling Stones concert Mar.20   Cuba     Barack Obama in Cuba at start of historic visit   President Barack Obama is the first sitting US president to visit since the 1959 revolution, which heralded decades of hostility Mar.17   Brazil Brazil judge blocks Lula appointment to government
Mar.4   Sao Paulo Brazil Petrobras scandal: Former president Lula questioned

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Feb.21  Bolivia  President Evo Morales 'loses fourth term bid' Feb.18   Mexico Pope tells Trump building walls ‘not Christian’ on way back to Vatican
Feb.12  Cuba  Pope Francis holds historic talks with Russian Orthodox Patriarch Feb.1   South America   Zika: WHO declares global emergency   A disease linked to the Zika virus in Latin America poses a global public health emergency requiring a united response, says the WHO

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Dec.25   Paraguay Paraguay, Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay flooding displaces 150,000
Dec.6  Venezuela  Venezuela opposition wins majority in National Assembly

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Nov.22   Argentina Conservative Mauricio Macri wins Argentina presidency
Nov.5   Brazil Brazil dam burst engulfs homes in Minas Gerais

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Oct.23  Mexico  Hurricane Patricia makes landfall in Mexico

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Sep.20  Cuba  Cuba: Pope Francis celebrates Mass before thousands

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Aug.14  Cuba  US flag raised over reopened Cuba embassy in Havana

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Jul.12  Mexico  Drug lord Joaquin Guzman used tunnel for prison break

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Apr.11  Panama  Obama and Castro in historic US-Cuba meeting

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Mar.9  Argentina  French Olympic medalists filming reality show among 10 dead

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Jan.29  Mexico  Mexico City gas truck explodes near maternity hospital Jan.19   Argentina Prosecutor in Jewish center bombing found dead


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Dec.14  Peru  Deal reached at UN climate talks

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Nov.19  Honduras  Honduran beauty queen found dead Nov.7   Mexico     Missing students apparently killed, burned, dumped into river   The 43 students disappeared in September were abducted by police on order of a local mayor

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Oct.26   Brazil Dilma Rousseff re-elected Brazilian president
Oct.8   Mexico Mexico missing students: Nationwide protests held Oct.6  Colombia  Lightning strike kills 11 members of indigenous tribe

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Aug.13   Sao Paulo Brazilian presidential candidate among those killed in plane crash


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Jul.13   Rio de Janeiro     Germany wins World Cup over Argentina   Germany won the match 1-0 after extra time, with a goal from Mario Götze. The result marked Germany's fourth World Cup title and their first... Jul.9   Sao Paulo Argentina defeats Netherlands to reach final
Jul.8   Brazil     Brazil humiliated by rampant Germany   Brazil suffer one of the most humiliating World Cup defeats as Germany score five first-half goals in reaching the final, 1-7

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Apr.17  Mexico  Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies Apr.1  Chile  Tsunami warning after 8.2 quake strikes off Chile

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Jan.8  Venezuela  Venezuelan beauty queen slain

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Dec.4  Mexico  Radioactive truck 'stolen in Mexico'

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Sep.16  Mexico  Mexico battered by deadly storms

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Jun.17   Sao Paulo Protests spread throughout Brazil


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Apr.14   Venezuela Maduro wins Venezuela election


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Mar.5   Venezuela     Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez dies   A deeply divided Venezuela is mourning its late leader and preparing to pick a new president to replace him

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Feb.18  Venezuela  Venezuela's Chavez finally returns home Feb.5  Mexico  Hooded gunmen rape 6 tourists in Mexico

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Jan.31  Mexico  Mexico City blast at Pemex, state oil giant, kills 25 Jan.27   Brazil Brazil night club fire kills 230 in Santa Maria


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Oct.7  Venezuela  Chavez wins Venezuela election

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Feb.22  Argentina  Argentina train crash 'kills 49' Feb.15  Honduras  Nearly 300 killed in Honduras prison fire

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Jan.13  Rio de Janeiro  Thousands in peril in Brazil flooding

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Nov.8  Haiti  Haiti capital cholera fears grow

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Oct.22   Haiti     Haiti cholera outbreak kills 138  The death toll from a cholera outbreak in Haiti has risen to more than 150 confirmed deaths Oct.13   Chile     Last trapped Chile miner rescued   The last of the 33 miners trapped deep underground in northern Chile for more than two months has been rescued

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Sep.30  Ecuador  Ecuador troops rescue president

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Aug.22   Chile 33 trapped miners alive after 17 days
Aug.6  Chile  33 workers trapped in mine

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Jun.22   Jamaica Alleged drug kingpin arrested
Jun.20  Colombia  Santos wins election Jun.3  Chile  Van der Sloot arrested in Chile

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May.29  Guatemala  Deadly storm hits Central America May.24  Jamaica  Police storm stronghold of drugs lord

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Apr.6  Rio de Janeiro  Rains, flooding kill 200 in Brazil

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Feb.27   Chile Massive 8.8 quake hits Chile


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Jan.20  Haiti  US to send 4,000 extra troops to Haiti Jan.17  Chile  Billionaire Pinera wins presidential election Jan.13  Haiti  Haiti capital 'flattened,' many feared dead Jan.12   Haiti     'Catastrophic' earthquake slams Haiti   A 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck southern Haiti, knocking down buildings and power lines. Heavy damage and bodies in the streets of the cap...

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Jun.28   Honduras President Zelaya forced into exile


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Apr.30  Mexico  Mexico shuts down to control flu Apr.24   Mexico     'Swine flu' kills 60   The World Health Organization says it suspects flu has killed 60 people and infected 800 others; majority of the cases were in the capital

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Nov.7  Haiti  At least 84 dead in school collapse

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Jul.2   Colombia     Betancourt rescued from FARC   In a secret operation the Colombian military infiltrated rebel group and deceived its members into giving up 15 hostages

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Mar.1   Ecuador Top FARC leader killed by Colombians


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Feb.24  Cuba  Raul Castro named president Feb.19  Cuba  Castro resigns as president

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Dec.11  Peru  Fujimori gets 6 years in prison

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Nov.14  Chile  Thousands homeless after quake Nov.2  Mexico  Floods strand 300,000; more rain ahead

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Sep.21  Chile  Chile court extradites Fujimori

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Aug.16  Peru  337 killed in earthquake

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Jul.17  Sao Paulo  About 200 dead from plane crash

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Mar.22  Jamaica  Woolmer was strangled, police say

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Dec.10   Chile General Pinochet dead
Dec.3  Venezuela  Chavez wins by wide margin Nov.7  Nicaragua  Ortega wins presidency Oct.29  Brazil  President Lula re-elected Sep.29  Amazon  Plane lost over Amazon Jul.31  Cuba  Castro hands power to brother Jul.8  Mexico  Thousands protest election results Jun.11  Guantanamo  Suicides spur criticism May.14  Sao Paulo  Gang attacks leave 52 dead

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Aug.16  Venezuela  160 believed dead in jet crash

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Aug.1  Paraguay  Supermarket fire death toll tops 300 Feb.29  Haiti  Aristide quits, flees Haiti