Posts Tagged Latin America and Caribbean

Mexican’s ‘Harry Potter’ hoard is world’s biggest

Johanna Hessling of Guinness World Records, right, presents Menahem Asher Silva Vargas, a 37 year old lawyer, with a certificate recognizing him as the title holder for the largest collection of Harry Potter memorabilia, at his home in Mexico City, Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. Silva's 14 year old collection consists of more than 3000 individual items, including figurines, trading cards, wands, clothing, and accessories.(AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Mexico City man is in Hogwarts heaven after his collection of “Harry Potter” memorabilia was named the world’s largest.

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4 fans formally accused in Brazil racism case

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian police have formally accused four Gremio fans of racially insulting a player in a Brazilian Cup match.

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Rousseff to tour Olympic venue with vote in days

Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff, presidential candidate for re-election of the Workers Party (PT), gestures to journalists prior to a televised presidential debate in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. Brazil will hold general elections on Oct. 5. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil President Dilma Rousseff, in a close race for re-election, is touring the main venue for Rio de Janeiro’s 2016 Olympic Games with voting just days away.

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PSG hosts Barcelona, Ajax goes to APOEL

Barcelona's Barcelona's Lionel Messi from Argentina, left, celebrates scoring his side's sixth goal during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between F.C. Barcelona and Granada C.F. at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

PARIS (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain has two problems ahead of Tuesday’s Champions League match against Barcelona: figuring out how to find its own form again and how to unlock an opposing defense that has yet to concede a goal this season.

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Red Bulls fall out CONCACAF Champions contention

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — The New York Red Bulls dropped out of contention in the CONCACAF Champions League, tying CD FAS 0-0 on Wednesday night in Group 3 play.

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