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Colombian rebels announce final conference of peace talks
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) -- Top commanders from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia are preparing to gather one final time in mid-September to ratify a peace accord reached this week with government negotiators and map out the group's political strategy without weapons....

Defense witnesses testify in trial of Brazil's president
SAO PAULO (AP) -- Brazilian senators on Saturday questioned the last two witnesses summoned by the defense for President Dilma Rousseff in her impeachment trial for allegedly breaking fiscal rules in the management of the federal budget....

8 troops killed in suspected rebel attack in north Paraguay
ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) -- Suspected members of a little-known rebel group killed eight soldiers in an attack in northern Paraguay on Saturday, just days after guerrillas and officials in Colombia reached a peace deal to end the longest-running insurgency in Latin America....

Venezuelan police jail top activist in pre-dawn transfer
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) -- A prominent Venezuelan opposition leader has been jailed again after intelligence agents picked him up at his home before dawn, a brazen move that the government said was necessary to prevent acts of violence but which has alarmed the opposition and human rights groups....

Lawyers: 3 former Salvadoran military officers released
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) -- Three former Salvadoran military officers who Spanish courts wanted to put on trial for their alleged roles in the killing of six Jesuit priests were freed from prison late Friday after the Supreme Court denied their extradition, their lawyers said....