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Former lawmaker’s body found in Mexico


September 13th, 2012 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), Sep 13 (IANS/EFE) The body of a former state legislator was found in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon four days after he was kidnapped by gunmen, ... Read more...

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Bus passengers lynch robber in Mexico


May 25th, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), May 25 (IANS/EFE) A group of bus passengers overpowered two would-be robbers, beating one to death and leaving the other badly injured, Mexican police said.The incident took place ... Read more...

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Zoo presents ‘royal tiger couple’ - William and Kate


April 29th, 2011 - 4:20 am ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, April 29 (IANS) A Royal Couple of tigers named - William and Kate - made their debut before the public at the Rio de Janeiro Zoo ... Read more...

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26 killed in Brazil Carnival road accident


March 6th, 2011 - 2:14 am ICT by BNO News
SAO PAULO (BNO NEWS) -- At least 26 people were killed on Saturday in a major accident involving a bus and a truck carrying 37 tons of wooden planks in Santa Catarina, ... Read more...

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Mexicans attribute miracles to late Pope


December 22nd, 2010 - 10:20 am ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), Dec 22 (IANS/EFE) An exhibition of personal items belonging to the late Pope John Paul II is drawing thousands here, with some claiming that the pilgrimage has helped them overcome ... Read more...

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Landslides kill at least 37 in Guatemala


September 6th, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by BNO News
GUATEMALA CITY (BNO NEWS) -- Torrential rains and landslides in Guatemala have killed at least 37 people over the weekend, officials said on Monday.On Sunday, as of 6 p.m. local time, Guatemala's ... Read more...

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Brazilian president’s daughter’s house robbed


April 6th, 2010 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 6 (IANS/EFE) Robbers broke into the apartment of Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's daughter and stole a computer and other objects, police said. The criminals entered the ... Read more...

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Aerial stunts by Brazil air force suspended after accident


April 4th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 4 (IANS/EFE) The Brazilian air force has announced the provisional suspension of aerobatic shows by its Aerial Demonstrations Squadron after one of its planes crashed, killing the pilot. Shows ... Read more...

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US Consulate in Monterrey, Mexico issues travel advisory after drug-related violence


April 1st, 2010 - 4:37 am ICT by BNO News
MONTERREY, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. Consulate in Monterrey, Mexico issued a new warden message on Wednesday due to recent violent attacks and after organized crime gangs blocked numerous highways entering ... Read more...

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Brazil rules out devoloping atomic bomb


December 27th, 2009 - 8:48 am ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Dec 27 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian Defence Minister Nelson Jobim ruled out the construction of an atomic bomb in the South American country as a strategy for consolidating Brazil's leadership in the ... Read more...

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Thousands homeless due to heavy rains in Brazil


September 13th, 2009 - 8:00 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 13 (EFE) Heavy rains in southern Brazil over the last few days have killed two people and forced some 19,000 people to abandon their homes, officials said. In the ... Read more...

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13 killed, 100 injured in tornadoes in Argentina, Brazil


September 9th, 2009 - 9:23 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires/Rio de Janeiro, Sep 9 (DPA) At least 13 people were killed, one person was missing and more than 100 were injured by storms that raked the regions along the border ... Read more...

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Brazil rain toll mounts to 110


November 30th, 2008 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Nov 30 (IANS) At least 110 people have died in weeks of unusually heavy rains in the southern Brazilian state of Santa Catarina, EFE reported Sunday.According to rescue teams, ... Read more...

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Death toll in Brazil floods rises to 84 (Lead)


November 26th, 2008 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Nov 26 (IANS) Eighty-four people have died and more than 50,000 have been forced out from their homes following days of downpour, blamed on environmental degradation, in the southern ... Read more...

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72 killed in heavy rains in Brazil


November 26th, 2008 - 5:15 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Nov 26 (DPA) The number of people killed in accidents related to heavy rains in the southern Brazilian state of Santa Catarina rose to 72 Tuesday.According to the latest ... Read more...

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Heavy rain kill 50 in southern Brazil


November 25th, 2008 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Nov 25 (IANS) At least 50 people have been killed in continuous heavy rain ravaging the southern Brazilian state of Santa Catarina for the past one week, with authorities ... Read more...

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Four killed in plane crash in Rio de Janeiro


March 3rd, 2008 - 1:05 am ICT by admin
Xinhua Brasilia, March 2 (Xinhua) A small plane carrying four people crashed Sunday morning in downtown Rio de Janeiro, killing all aboard, confirmed Brazil's National Agency of Civil Aviation (NACA). According to the ... Read more...

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