Argentina mulls new tools against domestic violence

August 21st, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Aug 21 (IANS/EFE) Two Argentine senators presented bills Monday to combat domestic violence that include the so-called "supporting accusation" so that third parties or anyone else involved in ... Read more...

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Giant cat statue arrives in Colombia

March 5th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, March 5 (IANS/EFE) Painter and sculptor Fernando Botero's giant "El Gato" (The Cat) statue, which is made of bronze and weighs 1,050 kg, has arrived at the port of ... Read more...

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Paraguay, Japan vie for first-ever quarter-final spot

June 28th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, June 28 (DPA) At stake for both teams is a first-ever spot in a World Cup football quarter-final match when Paraguay and Japan do battle at Loftus Versfeld Stadium here Tuesday ... Read more...

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Jailed for 15 years, US woman wants to be pastry chef

May 26th, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, May 26 (IANS/EFE) An American woman, who spent 15 years in a Peruvian prison for helping rebels plan an attack on the parliament, has been granted parole and wants to work ... Read more...

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People can keep drugs for personal use: Argentine court

August 26th, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Aug 26 (EFE) Criminal penalties for possession of drugs for personal use are unconstitutional, Argentina's Supreme Court has ruled, overturning the convictions of five people who were arrested with several ... Read more...

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In changing Cuba, the great longing to travel simmers

April 23rd, 2008 - 9:32 am ICT by admin
By Silvia Ayuso Havana, April 23 (DPA) Hopes have spread like wild fire in recent days for elimination of the "white card" - the exit permit required to leave Cuba and one of ... Read more...

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