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Puerto Rico Votes to Amend Constitution - Fox News

Puerto Rico Votes to Amend Constitution - Fox News | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
13WMAZPuerto Rico Votes to Amend ConstitutionFox NewsPuerto Rico reported a record number of homicides last year and is struggling to quell a wave of drug-related violence that has killed an increasing number of innocent bystanders.
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Colombia drug treatment center plans spark debate - AFP

Colombia drug treatment center plans spark debate - AFP | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
AFPColombia drug treatment center plans spark debateAFPBy Jose Bautista (AFP) – 5 hours ago. BOGOTA — A proposal to open treatment centers in the Colombian capital for drug addicts is causing a stir in this cocaine-producing Latin American country.
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How Falling Cocoa Prices Are Messing With Colombia's Drug War - The Atlantic

How Falling Cocoa Prices Are Messing With Colombia's Drug War - The Atlantic | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
The AtlanticHow Falling Cocoa Prices Are Messing With Colombia's Drug WarThe AtlanticConvincing farmers to trade the cocaine business for the chocolate business is getting even harder than it used to be.
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Cuba Lifts Radio Ban on its Greatest Musicians: It's About Time ...

Cuba Lifts Radio Ban on its Greatest Musicians: It's About Time ... | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
Music is dangerous.......and in extreme cases, history has shown us that totalitarian dictatorships don't tolerate musicians well--to put it mildy-- especially.
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It's official: Guatemala now a drug-producing country

It's official: Guatemala now a drug-producing country | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
It's official: Guatemala now a drug-prod...The contraband was discovered aboard a cargo ship ...The appearance of the first known consignment of c..."Now we know there is a Plan B, which consist..."Guatemala stopped being ...
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Spain's small businesses feel the brunt of the recession

Spain's small businesses feel the brunt of the recession | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
A staggering 80% of companies in Andalucia are suffering.
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Why fake dollars are big business in Peru

Why fake dollars are big business in Peru | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
Peru is a major source of fake dollars, according to the US authorities, but despite increased seizures of counterfeit bills, Peruvian forgers are unlikely to be out of business any time soon, reports the BBC's Mattia Cabitza.
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Raul Castro: Cuba willing to sit down with US

Raul Castro: Cuba willing to sit down with US | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
HAVANA — Cuban President Raul Castro said Thursday that his government is willing to mend fences with bitter Cold War foe the United States and sit down to discuss anything, as long as it is a conversation between equals.
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"Dramatic" New Maya Temple Found, Covered With Giant Faces

"Dramatic" New Maya Temple Found, Covered With Giant Faces | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
Once blood red, the monument depicts the sun god as shark, blood drinker, and jaguar—and sheds new light on the Maya god-king connection.
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Indigenous clothing inspires couture designers in Bolivia

Since Evo Morales, Bolivia's first indigenous President, was elected in 2006, the way indigenous culture is perceived has changed - it's ...youtube.com...
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UNICEF: Chronic malnutrition still exists in Peru | Metro

UNICEF: Chronic malnutrition still exists in Peru | Metro | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
The South American country of Peru is a rapidly developing nation as well as a tourism hotbed, courtesy of its coastal charm, lost Incan treasures, Amazonian allure and Andean peaks. But behind the big cities and strong ...
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Walmart in Costa Rica Begins Construction of Mega Distribution Centre - Inside Costa Rica

Walmart in Costa Rica Begins Construction of Mega Distribution Centre - Inside Costa Rica | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
Inside Costa RicaWalmart in Costa Rica Begins Construction of Mega Distribution CentreInside Costa Rica... save so they can live better.facilities.
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Ecuador Grants Asylum to Assange, Defying Britain - New York Times

Ecuador Grants Asylum to Assange, Defying Britain - New York Times | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
New York TimesEcuador Grants Asylum to Assange, Defying BritainNew York TimesCARACAS, Venezuela — Ecuador announced Thursday that it was granting political asylum to Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, who has been holed up for two months in...
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Uruguay Going Green, Diversifying Energy Mix - inAudit

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Uruguay Going Green, Diversifying Energy MixinAuditA 10 MW wind farm built at Sierra de los Caracoles in Maldonado (eastern Uruguay) became the second wind power project in Uruguay to earn Certified Emission Reductions, commonly known as carbon...

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Cities on both sides of the border struggle as Mexico's drug war rages | PRI.ORG

Cities on both sides of the border struggle as Mexico's drug war rages | PRI.ORG | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
Laredo, Texas, and Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, are often referred to as “Los Dos Laredos,” or the two Laredos. The two cities sit on opposite sides on the U.S.-Mexico border, separated by the Rio Grande River.
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The White House Honors 8 Latinos as Champions of Change

The White House Honors 8 Latinos as Champions of Change | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
Eight Latinos were honored at the White House today for using their bicultural and bilingual experiences to connect and empower … Read More...
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City recycling program cooks up savings

City recycling program cooks up savings | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
City recycling program cooks up savings | city, cooks, panama, program, recycling, savings...
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