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Haitians worship among devastation caused by hurricane

JEREMIE, Haiti (AP) — Survivors of Hurricane Matthew put on their Sunday finest and picked their way through downed power lines to sing praise and pray in ruined churches, while desperation grew in other parts of devastated Haiti and international rescue efforts began ramping up.
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Colombians reject deal to end 52-year FARC rebel war

Colombians narrowly rejected a peace deal with Marxist guerrillas in a referendum on Sunday, plunging the nation into uncertainty and dashing President Juan Manuel Santos' painstakingly negotiated plan to end the 52-year war....
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'I'm mad at myself,' Monsef says of Iran birth revelation

Minister says her mother only told her the truth last week...
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Massive diamond mine opens in Canada's far north

De Beers officially opened one of the world's largest diamond mines on Tuesday near the Arctic Circle in Canada's remote far north....
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Venezuela government, opposition in volatile test of strength

Caracas (AFP) - Venezuela's opposition and government head into a crucial test of strength Thursday with massive marches for and against a referendum to recall President Nicolas Maduro that have raised fears of a violent confrontation....
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Brazil's Rousseff ousted by Senate, Temer sworn in

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's Senate ousted President Dilma Rousseff on Wednesday, ending an impeachment process that polarized Latin America's biggest country amid a massive corruption scandal and brutal economic crisis....
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Palestinian MP and activists banned from Canada

Palestinian MP Mustafa Barghouti and a number of activists were denied Canadian visas stopping them from taking part in an international conference in Montreal which started [9th of August] the Safa news agency reported....
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Fidel Castro thanks Cubans for 90th birthday wishes, lambasts U.S.

HAVANA (Reuters) - Fidel Castro thanked Cubans for their tributes to mark his 90th birthday on Saturday in a meandering column carried by state-run media in which the iconic leftist revolutionary also lambasted old foe United States....
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Brazil's Senate indicts Rousseff, opens impeachment trial

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's Senate voted early on Wednesday to indict President Dilma Rousseff on charges of breaking budget laws and put her on trial in an impeachment process that has stalled Brazilian politics since January....
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Venezuela accuses US of 'interventionist obsession'

Caracas (AFP) - Venezuela's government on Thursday rejected what it called the United States' "interventionist obsession" after US President Barack Obama backed steps for a referendum on removing his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro from power....
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