Posts Tagged Latin America and Caribbean

Germany still ahead of Argentina in FIFA rankings

ZURICH (AP) — World Cup winner Germany is still No. 1 in the FIFA rankings despite losing to second-place Argentina in a friendly rematch of their final this month.

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Puerto Rico police arrest reggaeton star Don Omar

In this April 25, 2013 file photo, Puerto Rico reggaeton star Don Omar receives his tenth award at the Latin Billboard Awards in Coral Gables, Fla. Authorities said in a statement that 36-year-old William Omar Landron Rivera was detained early Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, at a house in the northern coastal Puerto Rican town of Vega Alta. Authorities said he is suspected of threatening his 26-year-old partner. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File)

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico reggaeton star Don Omar was arrested Wednesday in the U.S. territory on suspicion of domestic violence.

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Emma Watson ‘touched’ by reception in Uruguay

Uruguay's Vice President Danilo Astori, left, and Director of UN Women Gulden Turkoz, right, applaud after a speech by Emma Watson, UN Women Goodwill Ambassador, at Parliament in Montevideo, Uruguay, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014. Watson attended the event organized by women's groups pushing the country's lawmaking body to increase their numbers of elected female senators and deputies. (AP Photo/Matilde Campodonico)

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — British actor Emma Watson says she is “immensely touched” by the reception she received in Uruguay, where she traveled as a goodwill ambassador for the UN’s women’s agency.

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Venezuela threatens citizenship of actress Alonso

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s leftist government says it is moving to revoke the citizenship of actress Maria Conchita Alonso, a bitter critic of the government.

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Dunga picks Robinho for Argentina match

Brazil's soccer coach Dunga gives a press conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014.  Dunga summoned players for upcoming friendly games with Argentina and Japan. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil coach Dunga has called up Robinho for the team’s friendly matches against Argentina and Japan next month.

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