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Venezuelan leader says Colombia plotting his assassination
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) -- Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Monday accused Colombia's government of giving its consent to a plan to assassinate him as both countries try to rally regional support in a border dispute exacerbating tensions between the two neighbors....

Argentine presidential candidate would try to ease divisions
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- Argentina's leading presidential candidate dismisses claims that he won't remain independent from outgoing President Cristina Fernandez and says he would seek to bridge divisions in this politically polarized South American country....

Dozens of Venezuelans shot by police amid crime crackdown
MARACAY, Venezuela (AP) -- Workers in the industrial complex had been hiding in bathrooms and closets for hours when the shooting stopped. The last of the four suspected thieves, a slightly built man in yellow rain boots, surrendered on the roof, crying out, "Jesus saves!"...

Report: Colombia collecting bulk data without warrants
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) -- Intelligence agencies in Colombia have been building robust tools to automatically collect vast amounts of data without judicial warrants and in defiance of a pledge to better protect privacy following a series of domestic spying scandals, according to a new report by Privacy International....

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America
The week that was in Latin America and the Caribbean was marked by a tropical storm, a volcanic eruption, a border dispute, political crises and a tango championship....