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Venezuela's military says it has detained national guardsmen who stole weapons, kidnapped officersVenezuela's military says it has detained national guardsmen who stole weapons, kidnapped officers
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Colombia's President Ivan Duque and Vice-President Marta Lucia Ramirez, left, take part in a march to repudiate terrorism in Bogota, Colombia, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019. A car bombing at a Bogota police academy that authorities have attributed to rebels of the National Liberation Army killed 21 people and left dozens more wounded on Jan. 17.(AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
Colombia pressures Cuba to turn over ELN rebel leadersColombia is pressuring Cuba to turn over leaders of the South American nation's last remaining rebel group who had been on the island for peace talks now stifled following the bombing of a police academy that left 21 dead
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Pope visit to CentAm highlights church ministry to migrantsWhen Pope Francis visits Panama this week, he comes not only as the first Latin American pontiff to visit Central America but as perhaps the world's most prominent advocate for migrants
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Bolivian bus plunges into ravine, killing 13, injuring 26Bolivian authorities say a bus rolled over on a mountain road in the southern part of the Andean country, then tumbled 100 meters (330 feet) into a ravine, killing at least 13 people and injuring 26 more
The Associated Press21 hours ago
People prepare to bury a person who died in the gas pipeline explosion, in the village of Tlahuelilpan, Mexico, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019. A massive fireball that engulfed locals scooping up fuel spilling from a pipeline ruptured by thieves in central Mexico killed dozens of people and badly burned dozens more on Jan. 18. (AP Photo/Claudio Cruz)
Death toll reaches 85 in Mexico fuel pipeline fire horrorPeople in the Mexican town where a gasoline explosion killed at least 85 people say the section of pipeline that gushed fuel has been a habitual gathering site for thieves, repeatedly damaged and patched like a trusty pair of jeans
The Associated Press21 hours ago
The Latest: Death toll for Mexico pipeline blast rises to 85Mexican Health Minister Jorge Alcocer says the death toll from the ghastly pipeline explosion in central Mexico has risen to 85
The Associated Press22 hours ago
Colombians flood streets to protest terror after car bombThousands of Colombians dressed in white have flooded into the streets to repudiate terrorism after a car bombing at a Bogota police academy killed 21 people and left dozens more wounded
The Associated Press1 day ago
Chile says 2 dead, thousands without power after quakeChilean officials say a magnitude-6.7 earthquake has killed at least two people and left thousands without electricity in the country's north
The Associated Press1 day ago
Magnitude 6.7 quake hits Chile's coast; no reports of damageA 6.7-magnitude earthquake has shaken cities and town on Chile's northern coast
The Associated Press1 day ago
Forensic experts working in the area an oil pipeline explosion in Tlahuelilpan, Hidalgo state, Mexico, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019. A massive fireball that engulfed people scooping up fuel spilling from a pipeline ruptured by thieves in central Mexico killed dozens of people and badly burned many more.  (AP Photo/Claudio Cruz)
Mexican pipeline explosion kills 73, leaves nightmare of ashForensic experts are attempting to separate and count charred heaps of corpses in central Mexico after a massive fireball erupted at an illegal pipeline tap, killing at least 73
The Associated Press1 day ago
In this image provided by the Secretary of National Defense, soldiers guard the area by an oil pipeline explosion in Tlahuelilpan, Hidalgo state, Mexico, Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. A huge fire exploded at a pipeline leaking fuel in central Mexico on Friday, killing at least 21 people and badly burning 71 others as locals were collecting the spilling gasoline in buckets and garbage cans, officials said. Officials said the leak was caused by an illegal tap that fuel thieves had drilled into the pipeline in a small town in the state of Hidalgo, about 62 miles (100 kilometers) north of Mexico City. (Secretary of National Defense via AP)
The Latest: Death toll rises to 73 in Mexico pipeline blastHidalgo state Gov. Omar Fayad says the death toll from an explosion at a punctured pipeline in central Mexico has risen to 73, while the number of injured stands at 74
The Associated Press1 day ago
Relatives of victims of a bombing arrive at the General Francisco de Paula Santander Police Academy, a day after a car bomb exploded at the site, in Bogota, Colombia, Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. Colombia blames the National Liberation Army, ELN, rebels for the deadly attack that left more than 20 dead and wounded many others. (AP Photo/John Wilson Vizcaino)
Hope dashed for families of Colombia cadets killed in attackWhen a bomb exploded at a Colombia police academy, killing 21 people, it instantly ground to a halt the dreams of a new class of cadets, many of whom represented for their families a shot at escaping the cruel binds of poverty
The Associated Press2 days ago
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