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  • Lori Berenson returns to U.S. from Peru for holiday visit

     
    Lori Berenson returned to the United States Tuesday morning to celebrate her first family in the United States visit after spending 15 years in a Peruvian prison for supporting revolutionary groups during a brutal civil war....
  • Brazil announces plan to rein in immigration from Haiti

     
    REPORTING FROM RIO DE JANEIRO -- Brazil has announced plans to grant amnesty to thousands of Haitian immigrants but deport any who cross the border from Peru, Ecuador and Bolivia without visas in the future. Brazil will issue 100 visas a month in Port-au-...
  • Indian Maoists release Italian hostage after nearly a month

     
    Italian hostage Maoist India: Italian hostage released by Maoists in India after nearly a month in captivity....
  • Peru's president swears in new cabinet chief amid mine crisis [updated]

     
    Peru's President Ollanta Humala will swear in one new minster late Sunday and possibly reshuffle other positions....
  • Natalee Holloway case: Van der Sloot still faces charges in U.S.

     
    Van der Sloot: Joran Van der Sloot still faces charges in a U.S. courtroom in Alabama relating to Natalee Holloway's disappearance. Van der Sloot is accused of trying to extort Holloway's mother for $250,000, in exchange for information about what...
  • Natalee Holloway justice? Joran Van der Sloot gets 28 years

     
    Natalee Holloway: Natalee Holloway and Stephany Flores never met in life. But today's sentencing of Joran Van der Sloot is expected to give some measure of solace to the families of the two woman, on still missing, one beaten to death....
  • See the world: In Peru, nice day for a wet wedding

     
    Every day on WorldNow, we highlight a remarkable shot from somewhere in the world. Today's shot comes from Ventanilla, Peru. This is the second year that the Peruvian city has organized a group wedding in a pool on Valentine's Day, the Associated Press...
  • International Women's Day: What's happening around the world

     
    women, human rights, International Women's day, equality: It's International Women's Day. The event, born of the socialist movement in the United States the early 1900s, has spread across the world in the century since. But the day looks very different...
  • Peru ministers resign over antidrug sweep

     
    Peru's ministers of interior and defense resign after coming under criticism for a monthly anti drugs sweep that left 10 police and soldiers dead....
  • Charles Taylor's defense lawyers call 80-year sentence 'excessive'

     
    Charles Taylor's defense lawyers says 80 years jail "excessive": Defense lawyers for former Liberian president, Charles Taylor, convicted of last month of war crimes, said Friday the 80-year jail sentence sought by the prosecution was too harsh. Taylor,...
  • Mo-Chica to open May 30: Here's the menu

     
    Ricardo Zarate says he's looking forward to grilling paiche, an Amazonian river fish that can weigh up to 500 pounds, in his new kitchen at downtown Mo-Chica, set to open May 30. The original Mo-Chica located in the Mercado de......
  • Peru police arrest mayor who led mine protests

     
    Peruvian police detain a mayor who supported protests against a mine in defiance of state of emergency...