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Caracas, Apr 23 (EFE).- A 32-year-old American citizen suspected of being a U.S. agent will remain in custody following a ruling Wednesday by a court in Venezuela, the Attorney General's Office said...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 16:48
Lima, Apr 23 (EFE).- Three consortiums are bidding to build and manage the new international airport in Cuzco, a city in southern Peru, with the winner expected to be revealed on Friday, the Private...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 16:48
Sao Paulo, Apr 23 (EFE).- Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff said at a gathering here Wednesday that no country can have "more weight than another" in governing cyberspace. She made her remarks at...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 16:48
Seoul, Apr 23 (EFE).- Divers recovered dozens of bodies Wednesday at the site where a South Korean ferry tipped over and sank in the Yellow Sea with 476 passengers, bringing the confirmed death toll...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 16:48
Barcelona, Apr 23 (EFE).- Spain's Rafael Nadal continued to struggle with his form in the clay-court season, needing nearly two hours to overcome countryman Albert Ramos 7-6 (7-2), 6-4 in second-...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 16:48
Barcelona, Apr 23 (EFE).- Spain's Rafael Nadal continued to struggle with his form in the clay-court season, needing nearly two hours to overcome countryman Albert Ramos 7-6 (7-2), 6-4 in second-...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 16:48
Madrid, Apr 23 (EFE).- Spain's economy will grow an average of 1.5 percent in 2014 and 2015, Economy Minister Luis de Guindos said Wednesday. "Everything indicates that the Spanish economy's recovery...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 14:41
Madrid, Apr 23 (EFE).- FIFA, soccer's world governing body, said Wednesday that it will allow FC Barcelona to sign players pending resolution of the club's appeal against a 12-month signing ban for...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 14:38
Panama City, Apr 23 (EFE).- A nationwide strike by construction workers demanding annual salary hikes of at least 20 percent brought work on a major Panama Canal expansion project to a standstill on...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 14:07
Panama City, Apr 23 (EFE).- A nationwide strike by construction workers demanding annual salary hikes of at least 20 percent brought work on a major Panama Canal expansion project to a standstill on...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 14:07
Bogota, Apr 23 (EFE).- President Juan Manuel Santos on Wednesday reinstated Gustavo Petro as mayor of this capital after a court found that the March 19 ouster of the leftist politician contravened...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 13:37
Vienna, Apr 23 (EFE).- Austrian filmmaker Michael Glawogger, known for his documentaries about the effects of globalization on poor people in the developing world, died after contracting malaria...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 13:36
Santo Domingo, Apr 23 (EFE).- Puerto Rican singer Marc Anthony met with Dominican President Danilo Medina to discuss the Niños de Cristo orphanage and the possibility of government assistance for the...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 13:03
San Francisco, Apr 23 (EFE).- A team of engineers at Stanford University in California has developed a hand-held controller that allows video games to adapt to a player's level of engagement. For...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 13:02
Mexico City, Apr 23 (EFE).- Mexico's foreign reserves dropped by $108 million last week to $183.51 billion, the Bank of Mexico said. Gold and foreign currency reserves fell in the week ending April...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 12:17
Alcala de Henares, Spain, Apr 23 (EFE).- Spain's King Juan Carlos said Mexican writer Elena Poniatowska, who received the Cervantes Prize, the highest literary honor in the Spanish-speaking world, on...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 11:50
Morelia, Mexico, Apr 23 (EFE).- Three hitmen suspected of participating in a plot to destabilize the government by killing security and justice officials in the western Mexican state of Michoacan...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 11:32
Chicago, Apr 23 (EFE).- The Washington Wizards stunned the Chicago Bulls once again, erasing a six-point deficit with 2:47 left in regulation and then eking out a 101-99 road victory in overtime for...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 11:32
Washington, Apr 23 (EFE).- Albert Pujols connected on his 500th home run in the Los Angeles Angels' 7-2 victory here over the Washington Nationals, becoming just the 26th player in Major League...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 10:33
Washington, Apr 23 (EFE).- Albert Pujols connected on his 500th home run in the Los Angeles Angels' 7-2 victory here over the Washington Nationals, becoming just the 26th player in Major League...
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 10:33
Madrid, Apr 22 (EFE).- Chelsea contained Atletico Madrid here Tuesday to come away with a 0-0 draw in the first leg of their Champions League semifinal, setting up a decisive sequel next week in...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 22:04
Mexico City, Apr 22 (EFE).- Mexican state-owned oil giant Petroleos Mexicanos said Tuesday it is looking to forge partnerships and associations with domestic and foreign oil companies in a bid to...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 20:18
Los Angeles, Apr 22 (EFE).- For the first time in the history of the University of California system, Hispanics represent the largest group among incoming freshmen, reflecting the state's clear...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 20:18
Bogota, Apr 22 (EFE).- President Juan Manuel Santos said Tuesday that Colombians should strive to achieve peace as a tribute to Nobel literature laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who died last week at...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 20:17
Caracas, Apr 22 (EFE).- Venezuela's interior minister reported Tuesday the arrest of nine people on charges of leading, financing and organizing violent anti-government protests in the Caracas...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 18:47
Caracas, Apr 22 (EFE).- Venezuela's interior minister reported Tuesday the arrest of nine people on charges of leading, financing and organizing violent anti-government protests in the Caracas...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 18:47
San Juan, Apr 22 (EFE).- Unemployment in Puerto Rico fell 0.3 percent last month to 14.7 percent, the Department of Labor and Human Resources said Tuesday. In comparative quantities, the 172,000...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 17:24
San Juan, Apr 22 (EFE).- Unemployment in Puerto Rico fell 0.3 percent last month to 14.7 percent, the Department of Labor and Human Resources said Tuesday. In comparative quantities, the 172,000...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 17:24
Madrid, Apr 22 (EFE).- Spain's King Juan Carlos praised Elena Poniatowska's "rebel literature" on Tuesday at a gala luncheon a day before he is due to present the Mexican writer with the Cervantes...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 16:47
Madrid, Apr 22 (EFE).- Spain's King Juan Carlos praised Elena Poniatowska's "rebel literature" on Tuesday at a gala luncheon a day before he is due to present the Mexican writer with the Cervantes...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 16:47
Mexico City, Apr 22 (EFE).- Mexican authorities said here Tuesday they would hold auctions in the near future for five new natural gas pipelines, which are to be built at a cost of $2.25 billion. The...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 16:31
Mexico City, Apr 22 (EFE).- Mexican authorities said here Tuesday they would hold auctions in the near future for five new natural gas pipelines, which are to be built at a cost of $2.25 billion. The...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 16:31
Mexico City, Apr 22 (EFE).- Mexico's unemployment rate rose to 4.8 percent in March, the National Institute of Statistics and Geography, or INEGI, said Tuesday. The unemployment rate stood at 4.51...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 16:31
Mexico City, Apr 22 (EFE).- Mexico's unemployment rate rose to 4.8 percent in March, the National Institute of Statistics and Geography, or INEGI, said Tuesday. The unemployment rate stood at 4.51...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 16:31
Sao Paulo, Apr 22 (EFE).- Financial analysts have revised their 2014 inflation forecast for Brazil upward from 6.47 percent to 6.51 percent, the Central Bank said Tuesday. The new number is above the...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 15:37
London, Apr 22 (EFE).- Manchester United fired coach David Moyes on Tuesday and appointed veteran player Ryan Giggs to handle the coaching duties until the club settles on a permanent replacement. In...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 15:36
Washington, Apr 22 (EFE).- The U.S. Supreme Court upheld Michigan's ban on applying ethnic criteria to admissions to state universities and community colleges. The justices voted 6-2 to reject a...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 15:36
Washington, Apr 22 (EFE).- The Obama administration notified Congress that it approved the possible sale of 18 UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters, equipment and logistical support to Mexico for $680...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 15:36
Tegucigalpa, Apr 22 (EFE).- A small airport will be built in Rio Amarillo, a district in western Honduras near the Copan Mayan archaeological site, President Juan Orlando Hernandez said. The Rio...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 13:45
Bogota, Apr 22 (EFE).- People with a certain degree of auditory dysfunction can now communicate without an interpreter thanks to software developed in Colombia that combines 44,000 words in Spanish...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 13:44
Miami, Apr 22 (EFE).- Participants at the 25th Billboard Latin Music Conference in Miami are examining ways to deal with the challenges posed by the digital era. The conference, which ends on...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 13:38
Sao Paulo, Apr 22 (EFE).- More than 30 buses were burned overnight in the Sao Paulo suburb of Osasco, Brazilian media said Tuesday. The buses were parked in the garage of the Urubupunga company when...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 13:34
Barcelona, Apr 22 (EFE).- Spain's Albert Ramos defeated Nikolay Davydenko 6-4, 6-4 on Tuesday at the Barcelona Open BancSabadell and will be world No. 1 Rafael Nadal's first opponent at that French...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 13:03
Barcelona, Apr 22 (EFE).- Spain's Albert Ramos defeated Nikolay Davydenko 6-4, 6-4 on Tuesday at the Barcelona Open BancSabadell and will be world No. 1 Rafael Nadal's first opponent at that French...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 13:03
Morelia, Mexico, Apr 22 (EFE).- Army troops captured 44 suspected members of the Caballeros Templarios drug cartel following a shootout between the criminals and vigilantes in the western Mexican...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 13:03
Morelia, Mexico, Apr 22 (EFE).- Army troops captured 44 suspected members of the Caballeros Templarios drug cartel following a shootout between the criminals and vigilantes in the western Mexican...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 13:03
New York, Apr 22 (EFE).- The four portraits that Spanish artist Francisco de Goya painted of the Count of Altamira's family between 1786 and 1788 will be on display at New York's Metropolitan Museum...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 13:02
New York, Apr 22 (EFE).- The four portraits that Spanish artist Francisco de Goya painted of the Count of Altamira's family between 1786 and 1788 will be on display at New York's Metropolitan Museum...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 13:02
U.S. Sports Desk, Apr 22 (EFE).- Blake Griffin took charge in the the Los Angeles Clippers' 138-98 rout of the Golden State Warriors in first-round Western Conference playoff action, scoring 35...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 11:04
U.S. Sports Desk, Apr 22 (EFE).- Blake Griffin took charge in the the Los Angeles Clippers' 138-98 rout of the Golden State Warriors in first-round Western Conference playoff action, scoring 35...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 11:04
Ankara, Apr 22 (EFE).- Turkey has taken in "nearly 1 million" Syrian refugees and plans to maintain its open door policy for people displaced by the civil war in Syria, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 10:20
Mexico City, Apr 21 (EFE).- The ashes of Colombia's Gabriel Garcia Marquez were brought on Monday to this capital's Palace of Fine Arts, where hundreds were waiting to pay their respects to the Nobel...
Monday, April 21, 2014 - 21:40
Washington, Apr 21 (EFE).- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear the appeal by Exxon Mobil Corp. in a case that obligated the firm to pay $105 million for contaminating a New York City...
Monday, April 21, 2014 - 21:16
Buenos Aires, Apr 21 (EFE).- Residents of shantytowns in the Argentine capital on Monday began a hunger strike at a tent set up downtown to demand improvements for their neighborhoods. The...
Monday, April 21, 2014 - 21:16
Washington, Apr 21 (EFE).- The U.S. Supreme Court refused Monday to restore a provision of an Arizona law that would criminalize the "harboring and transportation" of undocumented immigrants. The...
Monday, April 21, 2014 - 18:22
Washington, Apr 21 (EFE).- A 16-year-old boy survived an almost five-hour flight from California to Hawaii hiding as a stowaway in an airliner's landing gear, according to the Web site Hawaii News...
Monday, April 21, 2014 - 17:09
Los Angeles, Apr 21 (EFE).- A California immigrant rights group said Monday that deportations have led to a significant increase in the number of families turning up at its offices lately looking for...
Monday, April 21, 2014 - 17:09
Mexico City, Apr 21 (EFE).- Six suspected criminals were killed and more than 40 others arrested in a law enforcement operation carried out over the past 15 days in Mexico state, which surrounds the...
Monday, April 21, 2014 - 16:48
Mexico City, Apr 21 (EFE).- Army troops rescued 60 migrants who were being held captive by a gang in Gustavo Diaz Ordaz, a city in the northeastern Mexican border state of Tamaulipas, officials said...
Monday, April 21, 2014 - 15:50
Madrid, Apr 21 (EFE).- Spain's bar association contends that the suspension of Guatemalan Judge Yassmin Barrios, the president of the court that in May 2013 convicted former strongman Efrain Rios...
Monday, April 21, 2014 - 15:32
Bogota, Apr 21 (EFE).- Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos on Monday named Bogota planning chief Maria Mercedes Maldonado as acting mayor of this capital pending a still-unscheduled special...
Monday, April 21, 2014 - 14:35
Barcelona, Apr 21 (EFE).- Spain's Rafael Nadal, the world No. 1, said Monday he planned to put his earlier-than-expected exit at the Monte Carlo Masters behind him and focus on the Barcelona Open...
Monday, April 21, 2014 - 14:17
Barcelona, Apr 21 (EFE).- Spain's Rafael Nadal, the world No. 1, said Monday he planned to put his earlier-than-expected exit at the Monte Carlo Masters behind him and focus on the Barcelona Open...
Monday, April 21, 2014 - 14:17
Santa Cruz, Spain, Apr 21 (EFE).- A cave located on Spain's Canary Islands, in what was probably the aboriginal region of Artevigua, could reveal an unsuspected knowledge of astronomy by the ancient...
Monday, April 21, 2014 - 14:16
Santa Cruz, Spain, Apr 21 (EFE).- A cave located on Spain's Canary Islands, in what was probably the aboriginal region of Artevigua, could reveal an unsuspected knowledge of astronomy by the ancient...
Monday, April 21, 2014 - 14:16
Austin, Apr 21 (EFE).- Spanish photographer Janire Najera is crisscrossing more than 3,000 kilometers (nearly 2,000 miles) of roads between New Mexico and California in search of the Spanish roots of...
Monday, April 21, 2014 - 13:17
Austin, Apr 21 (EFE).- Spanish photographer Janire Najera is crisscrossing more than 3,000 kilometers (nearly 2,000 miles) of roads between New Mexico and California in search of the Spanish roots of...
Monday, April 21, 2014 - 13:17
Madrid, Apr 21 (EFE).- Spain's Acciona Producciones y Diseño has been selected by the Omani government to design the National Museum of Oman, the first museum in the Middle East that will be able to...
Monday, April 21, 2014 - 12:30
Madrid, Apr 21 (EFE).- No sooner had production begun of the latest installment, Episode VII, than "Star Wars" fever started spreading like a plague, with reports of its similarity to the original...
Monday, April 21, 2014 - 12:30
Madrid, Apr 21 (EFE).- The Uruguayan who leads the stingiest defense in La Liga exuded a winning mentality Monday as he and his Atletico Madrid teammates geared up for the first leg of the Champions...
Monday, April 21, 2014 - 12:30
Madrid, Apr 21 (EFE).- The Uruguayan who leads the stingiest defense in La Liga exuded a winning mentality Monday as he and his Atletico Madrid teammates geared up for the first leg of the Champions...
Monday, April 21, 2014 - 12:30
Seoul, Apr 21 (EFE).- South Korean President Park Geun-hye on Monday compared the actions of the captain of the ferry that sank last week, leaving more than 300 people dead or missing, to murder. "...
Monday, April 21, 2014 - 11:20
Seoul, Apr 21 (EFE).- South Korean President Park Geun-hye on Monday compared the actions of the captain of the ferry that sank last week, leaving more than 300 people dead or missing, to murder. "...
Monday, April 21, 2014 - 11:20
Moscow, Apr 21 (EFE).- Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Monday that Ukraine's government was not complying with the agreement reached last week in Geneva. "The Geneva agreement is not just...
Monday, April 21, 2014 - 10:18
Mexico City, Apr 20 (EFE).- At least 18 people died in two traffic accidents in Mexico state, which surrounds the Federal District and forms part of the Mexico City metropolitan area, a spokesman for...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 21:31
Mexico City, Apr 20 (EFE).- At least 18 people died in two traffic accidents in Mexico state, which surrounds the Federal District and forms part of the Mexico City metropolitan area, a spokesman for...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 21:31
La Paz, Apr 20 (EFE).- The urea and ammonia plant being built by South Korea's Samsung in central Bolivia will begin operating in 2016, President Evo Morales said. Work is progressing satisfactorily...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 21:30
La Paz, Apr 20 (EFE).- The urea and ammonia plant being built by South Korea's Samsung in central Bolivia will begin operating in 2016, President Evo Morales said. Work is progressing satisfactorily...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 21:30
Washington, Apr 20 (EFE).- Singer Gwen Stefani could replace Christina Aguilera, who is pregnant, as coach on "The Voice," media reports said. The Hollywood Reporter and TheWrap reported that Stefani...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 17:16
International Sports Desk, Apr 20 (EFE).- Switzerland's Stanislas Wawrinka defeated countryman Roger Federer 4-6, 7-6 (7-5), 6-2 Sunday in the final in Monte Carlo to win his first Masters 1000 event...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 17:16
International Sports Desk, Apr 20 (EFE).- Switzerland's Stanislas Wawrinka defeated countryman Roger Federer 4-6, 7-6 (7-5), 6-2 Sunday in the final in Monte Carlo to win his first Masters 1000 event...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 17:16
Rome, Apr 20 (EFE).- Pope Francis used his second Easter message as pontiff on Sunday to call for peace and asked for Jesus' help to end "all war and every conflict, whether great or small, ancient...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 17:16
Rome, Apr 20 (EFE).- Pope Francis used his second Easter message as pontiff on Sunday to call for peace and asked for Jesus' help to end "all war and every conflict, whether great or small, ancient...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 17:16
Shanghai, Apr 20 (EFE).- British Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton won the Chinese Grand Prix on Sunday in Shanghai, taking the fourth race of the year on the F1 circuit. Hamilton's teammate, Germany's...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 14:47
Mexico City, Apr 20 (EFE).- Eight people were killed when a small plane hit a commercial building and then crashed into some warehouses in the northern Mexican state of Coahuila, the Excelsior...
Sunday, April 20, 2014 - 14:47
Barcelona, Spain, Apr 19 (EFE).- At least 34 of the more than 100 native ethnicities and indigenous communities living in Colombia are going through a "humanitarian crisis" and are threatened with...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 21:46
Vatican City, Apr 19 (EFE).- The papal almoner distributed Friday night 100 envelopes of money in the name of Pope Francis to beggars who spend the night in the cold and discomfort of the capital's...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 21:46
Sanaa, Apr 19 (EFE).- At least 10 suspected al-Qaeda combatants and three civilians died Saturday in a U.S. drone attack on south Yemen, the nation's Supreme Security Commission said. The bombing hit...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 21:46
Seoul, Apr 19 (EFE).- Hopes of finding survivors of the sunken South Korean ferry Sewol from among the 269 people still missing were fading fast Saturday, with little progress being made at...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 21:46
Kiev, Apr 19 (EFE).- The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry announced Saturday that it has taken the first steps toward applying the Geneva accord, including the suspension of active antiterrorism operations...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:01
Washington, Apr 19 (EFE).- A Falcon 9 rocket of the SpaceX company blasted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, carrying into orbit the unmanned cargo spacecraft Dragon, which will dock at the...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:01
Lima, Apr 19 (EFE).- Peruvian authorities organized the moving of 28,000 camelids - alpacas and llamas - of the herds that live around the Ubinas volcano in the southeastern region of Moquegua,...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:01
Tokyo, Apr 19 (EFE).- The Japanese government has decided to continue whaling in the North Pacific though it will reduce the number of catches as a result of an order issued by the International...
Saturday, April 19, 2014 - 19:01
Zagreb, Apr 18 (EFE).- Chilean international Antonio "Junior" Fernandes, who plays professionally for Dinamo Zagreb, had surgery for a broken leg and will not be able to compete for his country in...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 21:17
Washington, Apr 18 (EFE).- The U.S. State Department said Friday that it will allow more time for eight federal agencies to weigh-in on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. "Agencies need additional...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 21:17
Beijing, Apr 18 (EFE).- At least 20 people died and two more are missing after the flooding of a coal mine in the southwestern province of Yunnan, the official Chinese news agency Xinhua said Friday...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 19:31
Mexico City, Apr 18 (EFE).- Mercedes Barcha is "full of sadness" for the death of husband Gabriel Garcia Marquez, a family friend said Friday as he was leaving the Mexico City home of the late Nobel...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 17:34
Mexico City, Apr 18 (EFE).- Mercedes Barcha is "full of sadness" for the death of husband Gabriel Garcia Marquez, a family friend said Friday as he was leaving the Mexico City home of the late Nobel...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 17:34
International Sports Desk, Apr 18 (EFE).- Serbia's Novak Djokovic and Swiss great Roger Federer will face one other in the semifinals of the Monte Carlo Masters after each triumphed in hard-fought...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 16:32
Moscow, Apr 18 (EFE).- The Russian government celebrated on Friday the first shipment of oil from an offshore platform in Moscow's Arctic waters. "The whole project will positively influence Russia's...
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 15:17