October 26, 2018
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The multimillion-dollar, five-year effort is being spearheaded by The Hispanic Federation and includes heavy-hitters like Starbucks, Nespresso and the Rockefeller Foundation. Hurricanes Irma and Maria...
October 26, 2017
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Even before the monster storm hit, Puerto Rico was aging at a breakneck pace. Now researchers estimate that in the next two years it will...
August 13, 2016
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Venezuela’s 1,274-mile border with Colombia, which Venezuela mostly closed a year ago, permanently reopened Saturday — but only to foot traffic and only during daytime....
December 21, 2015
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The Miss Universe gaffe made the front page of most of Colombia’s dailies, sent the Internet into overdrive and may be sparking a lawsuit.
July 13, 2014
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URCUQUI, Ecuador — It’s the year 2043 and this burgeoning city of 100,000 is a high-tech Mecca. Using rare plants from the Amazon, university researchers...
August 17, 2013
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BOGOTÁ, Colombia — Ecuador is killing a conservation program proposed by the president and intended to leave more than 800 million barrels of oil beneath a...
May 8, 2013
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BOGOTA, Colombia — Marijuana has long been accused of being a gateway to deadlier vices. But could cannabis be a swinging door that might also...
February 16, 2013
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QUITO, Ecuador — Plowing through a crowd of supporters, President Rafael Correa pumped his fist as he sang along to one of his blaring campaign...
April 17, 2012
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Colombian municipalities have the liberty to declare "tolerance zones," where prostitution is legal, the national police said. Cartagena has declared such zones and some of...
July 2, 2011
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David Tay heaves aside a metal door that leads into an earthquake-proof room chilled to 42 degrees. There, under the glow of blue-tinged...