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Massive earthquake shake Mexico: Was it foretold by oarfish?

Massive earthquake shake Mexico: Was it foretold by oarfish? Watch

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One of the strongest earthquakes over the past several years has rumbled through Mexico. According to the Mexican Seismological Institute, the ...

Colombia: Largest South American drug bust in nine years

Colombia: Largest South American drug bust in nine years Watch

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It was by far the largest drug bust in all of South America in almost nine years: Colombian police intercepted SEVEN TONS of cocaine headed to ...

Vigilance saves lives: Building codes prevented destruction in Chilean quake

Vigilance saves lives: Building codes prevented destruction in Chilean quake Watch

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Miracles do happen. Only six perished in a massive earthquake in northern Chile following an immense 8.2 earthquake and tsunami. Four of the ...

Tsunami batters Chilean coast after MASSIVE 8.2 earthquake

Tsunami batters Chilean coast after MASSIVE 8.2 earthquake Watch

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A massive 8.2 earthquake has triggered a tsunami off of Chile's northern coast. Waves as high as six feet have battered the coastline. At least ...

HOUSES OF HORROR: Colombian drug gangs dismember witnesses alive in 'chop houses'

HOUSES OF HORROR: Colombian drug gangs dismember witnesses alive in 'chop houses' Watch

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The screams of people being dismembered alive with chainsaws echo throughout the Colombian port city of Buenaventura. People who live here say ...

Report: Colombian children forced into prostitution during armed conflict

Report: Colombian children forced into prostitution during armed conflict Watch

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The South American nation of Colombia has been mired in fighting between state security forces, leftist rebels and right-wing paramilitary ...

Violence against women in Mexico surges out of control, but who is to blame?

Violence against women in Mexico surges out of control, but who is to blame? Watch

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Mexico is a dangerous place to be female. Girls and women alike face astounding rates of violence which includes rape and murder. The horrifying ...

Coin found by treasure hunter confirms long disputed historical fact

Coin found by treasure hunter confirms long disputed historical fact Watch

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A 16th century shilling, buried in clay on the shores of Vancouver Island has changed the course of Canadian history. An amateur treasure hunter ...

Starbucks watch out! Crops, jobs and wages in Central America tumble due to coffee bean disease

Starbucks watch out! Crops, jobs and wages in Central America tumble due to coffee bean disease Watch

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The Central American economy is struggling with the outbreak of coffee rust, also known as roya. The disease is crippling coffee crops in the ...

Bolivia Changes Law on Abortion: More Children at Risk

Bolivia Changes Law on Abortion: More Children at Risk Watch

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The South American nation of Bolivia has changed its laws regarding procured abortion. The nation's highest court has ruled that women seeking an ...

Tunnel network couldn't save 'el Chapo' from being brought to justice

Tunnel network couldn't save 'el Chapo' from being brought to justice Watch

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The world's Most Wanted Drug Lord, Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman nabbed at a beachside resort, tried to escape through an elaborate systems of ...

World's most wanted drug lord 'El Chapo' finally arrested

World's most wanted drug lord 'El Chapo' finally arrested Watch

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One of the world's most wanted master criminals and a dreaded and feared Mexican drug lord has finally been apprehended at a seaside ...

Venezuelan president seeks high-level talks with Obama

Venezuelan president seeks high-level talks with Obama Watch

Americas

Relations between the United States and the South American nation - and member of OPEC, Venezuela have been strained as of late. To this end, ...

Our Lady of Guadalupe: The Woman Who Casts a Shadow

Our Lady of Guadalupe: The Woman Who Casts a Shadow Watch

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By Deal W. Hudson

Having never been to a major Marian shrine, I didn't quite know what to expect. Some years ago, in the summer of 2004, I made a pilgrimage to the ...

Worth more than money: Vatican blocks 'deconsecration' of historic Catholic church

Worth more than money: Vatican blocks 'deconsecration' of historic Catholic church Watch

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A priceless parish church in Buffalo, New York has been spared the wrecking ball, for now, thanks to the advocacy of its parishioners. St. Ann's ...

Kids will do anything for an iPad, and you won't believe how the cartels are exploiting them now

Kids will do anything for an iPad, and you won't believe how the cartels are exploiting them now Watch

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A disturbing trend has emerged along the U.S. border with Mexico. Children, some as young as 12, are being used as mules to smuggle drugs into the ...

Jamaica leads Caribbean nations in suing for slavery reparations

Jamaica leads Caribbean nations in suing for slavery reparations Watch

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Jamaica is leading the call for the British government to pay reparations for slavery. The island country is just one of several Caribbean nations ...

Three U.S. diplomatic officials ejected from Venezuela

Three U.S. diplomatic officials ejected from Venezuela Watch

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In a further test of resolve between the United States and the OPEC-affiliated South American nation of Venezuela, President Nicolas Maduro ...

DNA of ancient baby discovered in Montana indicates origins of Native Americans

DNA of ancient baby discovered in Montana indicates origins of Native Americans Watch

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Researchers have come closer to finding the origins of Native Americans with the discovery of a baby boy buried in Montana 12,600 years ago. ...

Mexican hitman committed 800 MURDERS -- before he stopped counting

Mexican hitman committed 800 MURDERS -- before he stopped counting Watch

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A Mexican drug cartel hitman has told jurors that he stopped keeping track of the number of people he killed after his tally reached 800. The ...

In Central America, a new form of human sacrifice for profit stalks cane workers

In Central America, a new form of human sacrifice for profit stalks cane workers Watch

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A terrible disease with an unknown cause is stalking the sugarcane workers of Latin America. Known as chronic kidney disease, it kills people daily, ...

Study shows the surprising reason why Mexico's narco-war failed, and why the USA may be to blame

Study shows the surprising reason why Mexico's narco-war failed, and why the USA may be to blame Watch

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Latin American farmers are increasingly turning to drug cultivation to make ends meet as corn prices drop and farmers become strapped for cash.

As elections in Colombia approach, bishops emphasize family, poverty

As elections in Colombia approach, bishops emphasize family, poverty Watch

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The Bishops' Conference of Colombia has released a voter's guide focused on life, family and poverty as the country prepares for upcoming ...

TINY KILLERS: Frogs smaller than a dime able to kill with single bite found in Honduras

TINY KILLERS: Frogs smaller than a dime able to kill with single bite found in Honduras Watch

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They're tiny and cute - and capable of killing with a single touch. Meeting the tiny puny poison dart frog, common in Honduras can prove to be ...

Mexico's newest drug lord, only in his twenties, arrested

Mexico's newest drug lord, only in his twenties, arrested Watch

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It's a frightening thought. After years of battling Mexico's dreaded drug cartels, younger people are stepping up to take the place of the former ...

Drug trafficking threatens Central American forests in Honduras, Guatemala, Nicaragua and other nations

Drug trafficking threatens Central American forests in Honduras, Guatemala, Nicaragua and other nations Watch

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Drug cartels in Central and South America has led to the deaths of countless unarmed men, women and children. Now, they pose a threat to the ...

Gas project could endanger indigenous peoples in Peru

Gas project could endanger indigenous peoples in Peru Watch

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A gas field dubbed Camisea in the Amazon has recently been approved by the Peruvian government for development. There has been a great hue and ...

Seven multinational companies in Mexico investigated for tax evasion

Seven multinational companies in Mexico investigated for tax evasion Watch

Americas

Seven companies, chiefly American-based, including Fortune 500 companies in the automotive, mining and retail industries are now under ...