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B. 12-06 Chapecoense plane crash: Bolivia arrests LaMia airline boss Bolivia
2. 12-03 Crowds pay last respects to Fidel Castro in Santiago Santiago, Cuba
3. 12-02 Chapecoense plane crash: Team's home town gathers for service Colombia
E. 11-30 Chapecoense air crash: Colombia investigates fuel link Medellin, Colombia
F. 11-30 Colombian Congress ratifies new Farc peace accord Bogota, Colombia
G. 11-29 Chapecoense plane crash: Football rallies around Brazilian team Brazil
11-28 Plane carrying members of Brazilian soccer team crashes in Colombia Jose Maria Cordova de Rionegro airport, Medellin, Colombia
8. 11-26 Cuba plunged into mourning for ex-leader Havana, Cuba
9. 11-25 Cuba's Fidel Castro, former president, dies aged 90 Havana, Cuba

Recent Summary.     Click for More >   Cuba's Fidel Castro, former president, dies aged 90 Map of Havana Cuba  Fidel Castro, Cuba's former president and leader of the Communist revolution, has died aged 90, his brother has said Hurricane Matthew: Hundreds dead in Haiti storm disaster   Brazil President Dilma Rousseff removed from office by Senate   Senate has voted to remove Rousseff from office for manipulating the budget. It puts an end to the 13 years in power of her left-wing Workers'...   Colombia and Farc rebels sign historic peace agreement   The government and the Farc rebel group have signed a historic peace accord, putting an end to more than five decades of conflict 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... Olympics: US swimmers not robbed - police chief Michael Phelps bows out of Games with gold in men's relay Opening ceremony celebrates Brazil to open Games
Crowds pay last respects to Fidel Castro in Santiago Plane carrying members of Brazilian soccer team crashes in Colombia Map of Jose Maria Cordova de Rionegro airport Medellin Colombia


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Nov. 28   Colombia
  A chartered aircraft carrying a Brazilian soccer team for a regional tournament final has crashed on its way to Medellin's international airport.    A plane was car...
Nov. 25   Cuba
Oct.6   Haiti
Aug.31   Brazil
Aug.24   Cuba
Aug.19   Rio de Janeiro
Aug.18   Rio de Janeiro
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Senate voted to back impeachment trial
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Ecuador earthquake of 7.8 magnitude kills hu...
Zika: WHO declares global emergency
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Usain Bolt wins ninth Olympic gold as Jamaic...
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Opening ceremony celebrates Brazil to open...
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Paraguay, Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay floo...
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Venezuelan beauty queen slain
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Maduro wins Venezuela election
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Mexico battered by deadly storms
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Brazil night club fire kills 230 in Santa Ma...
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Hooded gunmen rape 6 tourists in Mexico
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Chavez wins Venezuela election
Argentina train crash 'kills 49'
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Haiti cholera outbreak kills 138
Last trapped Chile miner rescued
33 trapped miners alive after 17 days
'Catastrophic' earthquake slams Haiti
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Alleged drug kingpin arrested
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Betancourt rescued from FARC
Betancourt rescued from FARC
Top FARC leader killed by Colombians
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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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Aristide quits, flees Haiti
Supermarket fire death toll tops 300
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  Crowds pay last respects to Fidel Castro in Santiago   Cuban President Raul Castro has led final tributes to his brother Fidel at an event in the city of Santiago Chapecoense air crash: Colombia investigates fuel link Plane carrying members of Brazilian soccer team crashes in Colombia Map of Jose Maria Cordova de Rionegro airport Medellin Colombia


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coming Sat.  Chile  10 years after General Pinochet dead
 
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Yesterday  Bolivia  Chapecoense plane crash: Bolivia arrests LaMia airline boss
Sat.   Cuba  


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Nov. 30   Colombia
 Colombia  Colombian Congress ratifies new Farc peace accord
Nov. 29  Brazil  Chapecoense plane crash: Football rallies around Brazilian team
Nov. 28   Colombia  
  A chartered aircraft carrying a Brazilian soccer team for a regional tournament final has crashed on its way to Medellin's international airport
 A plane was carrying 81 people
Nov. 26   Cuba Cuba plunged into mourning for ex-leader Nov. 25   Cuba     Cuba's Fidel Castro, former president, dies aged 90 Map of Havana Cuba
  Fidel Castro, Cuba's former president and leader of the Communist revolution, has died aged 90, his brother has said
 Fidel ruled Cuba as a one-party state for almost 50 years before Raul took over in 2008. He was accused of suppressing opposition. There would now be several days of national mourning
Nov. 24  Mexico  Severed heads and 32 bodies found in Mexican cartel mass graves

October 2016 ... more > Top ^
Oct.7  Haiti  Hurricane Matthew: Haiti dead reach 800 as south awaits aid Oct.6   Haiti   Hurricane Matthew: Hundreds dead in Haiti storm disaster   The death toll in Haiti as a result of Hurricane Matthew - the most powerful Caribbean storm in a decade - has soared to more than 300, officials... Oct.2   Colombia Colombia referendum: Voters reject Farc peace deal


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Sep.26  Colombia  Colombia peace deal: Historic agreement is signed

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Aug.31   Brazil     Brazil President Dilma Rousseff removed from office by Senate
Map of Brasilia Brazil
  Senate has voted to remove Rousseff from office for manipulating the budget. It puts an end to the 13 years in power of her left-wing Workers' Party
 Mexico  Trump met Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto Aug.28  Colombia  Definitive ceasefire takes effect in Colombia after 52 years Aug.24   Cuba     Colombia and Farc rebels sign historic peace agreement Map of Havana Cuba
  The government and the Farc rebel group have signed a historic peace accord, putting an end to more than five decades of conflict
Aug.21   Rio de Janeiro Spectacular closing ceremony as Olympic flag goes to Tokyo Aug.20  Rio de Janeiro  Brazil beat Germany on penalties to win men's football gold Aug.19   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 ...
Aug.18  Rio de Janeiro  Usain Bolt wins 200m gold, his eighth Olympic gold   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 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 Aug.11  Rio de Janeiro  Michael Phelps makes history to win 22nd Olympic gold Aug.7  Rio de Janeiro  Paralympics 2016: Russian athletes banned after doping scandal 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

March 2016 ... more > Top ^
Mar.20   Cuba Barack Obama in Cuba at start of historic visit
Mar.17  Brazil  Brazil judge blocks Lula appointment to government Mar.4  Sao Paulo  Brazil Petrobras scandal: Former president Lula questioned

February 2016 ... more > Top ^
Feb.18  Mexico  Pope tells Trump building walls ‘not Christian’ on way back to Vatican Feb.1   South America Zika: WHO declares global emergency


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December 2015 ... more > Top ^
Dec.25   Paraguay Paraguay, Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay flooding displaces 150,000
Dec.6  Venezuela  Venezuela opposition wins majority in National Assembly

November 2015 ... more > Top ^
Nov.22   Argentina Conservative Mauricio Macri wins Argentina presidency
Nov.5   Brazil Brazil dam burst engulfs homes in Minas Gerais

October 2015 ... more > Top ^
Oct.23  Mexico  Hurricane Patricia makes landfall in Mexico

September 2015 ... more > Top ^
Sep.20  Cuba  Cuba: Pope Francis celebrates Mass before thousands

August 2015 ... more > Top ^
Aug.14  Cuba  US flag raised over reopened Cuba embassy in Havana

July 2015 ... more > Top ^
Jul.12  Mexico  Drug lord Joaquin Guzman used tunnel for prison break

April 2015 ... more > Top ^
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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December 2014 ... more > Top ^
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

October 2014 ... more > Top ^
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

August 2014 ... more > Top ^
Aug.13   Sao Paulo Brazilian presidential candidate among those killed in plane crash


July 2014 ... more > Top ^
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

January 2014 ... more > Top ^
Jan.8  Venezuela  Venezuelan beauty queen slain

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September 2013 ... more > Top ^
Sep.16  Mexico  Mexico battered by deadly storms

June 2013 ... more > Top ^
Jun.17   Sao Paulo Protests spread throughout Brazil


April 2013 ... more > Top ^
Apr.14   Venezuela Maduro wins Venezuela election


March 2013 ... more > Top ^
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

February 2013 ... more > Top ^
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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October 2012 ... more > Top ^
Oct.7  Venezuela  Chavez wins Venezuela election

February 2012 ... more > Top ^
Feb.22  Argentina  Argentina train crash 'kills 49' Feb.15  Honduras  Nearly 300 killed in Honduras prison fire

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January 2011 ... more > Top ^
Jan.13  Rio de Janeiro  Thousands in peril in Brazil flooding

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November 2010 ... more > Top ^
Nov.8  Haiti  Haiti capital cholera fears grow

October 2010 ... more > Top ^
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

September 2010 ... more > Top ^
Sep.30  Ecuador  Ecuador troops rescue president

August 2010 ... more > Top ^
Aug.22   Chile 33 trapped miners alive after 17 days
Aug.6  Chile  33 workers trapped in mine

June 2010 ... more > Top ^
Jun.22   Jamaica Alleged drug kingpin arrested
Jun.20  Colombia  Santos wins election Jun.3  Chile  Van der Sloot arrested in Chile

May 2010 ... more > Top ^
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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June 2009 ... more > Top ^
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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November 2008 ... more > Top ^
Nov.7  Haiti  At least 84 dead in school collapse

July 2008 ... more > Top ^
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

March 2008 ... more > Top ^
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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December 2007 ... more > Top ^
Dec.11  Peru  Fujimori gets 6 years in prison

November 2007 ... more > Top ^
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   Chilean TV reports: The 91-year-old former military leader Augusto Pinochet has died at a Santiago military hospital 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 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