Paraguay’s president returns home, resumes duties after treatment in Brazil for blood clot

Paraguay leader returns after treatment in Brazil

Paraguay’s Lugo travels to Brazil for emergency treatment; doctors say he won’t need surgery

Doctors: Paraguay’s Lugo won’t require surgery

Paraguay president travels to Brazil for emergency treatment of infection, leaves VP in charge

Paraguay’s Lugo to Brazil for urgent treatment

Brazil doctors remove knife blade stuck in man’s head for 3 year

Knife removed from Brazil man’s head after 3 years

Argentine ex-leader Kirchner recovering in hospital after angioplasty, stent

Argentine ex-leader Kirchner OK after angioplasty

Suriname’s new president back in power after weeklong illness; confirms had dengue

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Venezuela congressional candidate raffles off breast augmentation surgery to fund campaign

Venezuela pol raffles breast implants for campaign

Argentine doctors looking for orange-size lump find 56-pound tumor in woman’s uterus

Doctors look for orange-size lump, find 56-pounder

Colombian vice president leaves hospital after heart operation

Colombian VP out of hospital after heart surgery

Paraguay president says feels ‘renewed’ by cancer treatment in Brazil

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Paraguay says president to undergo 6 chemotherapy sessions for non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma

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Colombian VP Garzon hospitalized for heart surgery just 2 days after his inauguration

Colombia VP has heart surgery after 2 days on job

Colombian VP Garzon has heart attack less than 2 days after inauguration, ’stable’ at hospital

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Doctors: Paraguayan President Fernando Lugo has non-Hodgkin lymphoma; prognosis is good

Paraguayan President Fernando Lugo has cancer

Peru’s health minister says plague outbreak has killed teenager, infected at least 31 people

Peru plague outbreak kills 1, infects at least 31

Dominican Republic fights spread of dengue as deaths, infections surge

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A trafficker’s best friend: Aging sniffer dogs blamed for cocaine on Guyana-US flights

Aging sniffer dogs blamed for Guyana drug lapses

Spare tires pop up beside bikinis in Brazil as bad diets and no exercise feed obesity


Rock star Gustavo Cerati, recovering from stroke in Venezuela, arrives home in Argentina

Rock star Cerati flown home to Argentina

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Argentine rock star Gustavo Cerati, who had been hospitalized for more than three weeks in Venezuela after suffering a stroke, was flown home Monday aboard a specially equipped plane.

Argentine doctors arrive in Venezuela to treat rock star Gustavo Cerati after brain surgery

Argentine doctors in Venezuela to treat Cerati

Argentine rock star Gustavo Cerati in intensive care after brain surgery in Venezuela

Argentine rocker Cerati undergoes brain surgery

Caribbean nations expect to receive $100 million grant from US government to fight AIDS


Brazilian health chief advocates sexual healing for nation’s blood pressure problems

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Colombian presidential contender Antanas Mockus has Parkinson’s disease, campaign continues

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Gastroenteritis strikes same cruise ship in Brazil for the 2nd time; 47 passenger sickened

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AP Interview: Brazilian leader says he’s quit smoking after 50 years

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Brazil officials say 310 stricken by food poisoning on cruise ship in Brazil

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Colombian woman moves arm seconds before embalmment, 2 hours after doctors declare her dead

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Brazilian woman expelled from school for short miniskirt, overheats during Rio Carnival debut

Woman in skirt scandal is Brazil Carnival star

Brazilian woman expelled from school for short miniskirt, emerges as Rio Carnival star

Disgraced in skirt scandal, woman is Carnival star

Argentine ex-President Kirchner leaves hospital, says he feels ‘100 percent’ after operation

Argentina’s Kirchner leaves hospital after surgery

Doctors say Argentine ex-President Nestor Kirchner leaves ICU, recovery still going smoothly

Argentina’s Kirchner leaves ICU after surgery

Doctor says ex-Argentine president Kirchner recovering well from emergency surgery on artery

Doctor: Kirchner recovers well from artery surgery

Doctors say Argentina’s ex-President Kirchner emerges OK from emergency carotid artery surgery

Drs.: Argentine ex-leader OK after rush surgery

Argentina’s ex-President Kirchner emerges OK from emergency artery surgery, ministers say

Argentine ex-leader said OK after rush surgery

Argentina’s ex-President Nestor Kirchner undergoes emergency surgery on carotid artery

Argentine ex-leader in emergency carotid surgery

Brazil’s Silva says he’s in ‘perfect health’ after hospitalization for blood-pressure spike


Brazil’s Silva undergoes more medical exams after blood-pressure attack


Brazilian President Silva hospitalized for hypertension, cancels trip to Davos economic forum

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Brazil’s Silva hospitalized for hypertension, cancels trip to economic forum


Doctors amputate wrong foot of 86-year-old Peruvian with infection, then remove other one too

Doctors amputate wrong foot of Peruvian man

Paraguay president has prostate surgery; plans to return to work next week

Paraguay president has prostate surgery

ASUNCION, Paraguay — Paraguayan President Fernando Lugo underwent a successful prostate operation on Friday and will be recovering for several days, his office announced.

Singer Sandro, the ‘Argentine Elvis,” dies at 64; first Latin to sing at Madison Square Garden

Singer Sandro, the ‘Argentine Elvis,’ dies at 64

Argentine balladeer Sandro dies at 64; first Latin to sing at Madison Square Garden

Argentine singer Sandro dies at 64

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Doctors say Argentine singer Sandro, famous across Latin America for his romantic ballads and rock and pop tunes, has died of complications from heart and lung transplant surgery. He was 64.

In Colombia, holiday treat for poor spiked with broken glass and poison: 1 dead, 44 sickened

1 dead, 44 treated for food poisoning in Colombia

Son: Former Venezuelan President Rafael Caldera dead at 93; suffered from Parkinson’s

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Salsa singer Oscar D’Leon recovering from heart attack in Venezuela

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Brazilian man says on TV he stuck needles into stepson trying to kill him, to spite wife

Brazil man says needles were meant to kill stepson

Hospital: Brazilian toddler stuck with needles recovering, receiving calls from across nation

Brazil boy recovering after needles removed

Brazilian toddler stable after surgery to remove needles, faces more operations

Brazil toddler stable after needles removed

Brazilian toddler stable after surgery to remove needles, faces another operations on Monday

Toddler stable after surgery to remove needles

Surgeons successfully remove life-threatening needles from inside Brazilian boy

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