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World Cup heartbreak for Africa?

Writer Fred Mabonga sends this latest blog on Ghana's loss to Uruguay, and the disappointment, as well as resilience, that resounded across a continent.


World Cup quarter finals: we’re having a great time here, folks

PRETORIA, South Africa -- For the first time in the history of the World Cup games Latin America has four teams among the last eight.


Former guerilla wins Uruguayan presidency

In a runoff election on Nov. 29, José Mujica won the presidency by a 52 to 43 percent margin over former president Luis Alberto Lacalle of the right wing National Party.