Colombia set to elect first female Vice President

Latin America has a good track record for electing women to prominent, political rolls. Costa Rica, Brazil and Argentina have all had female presidents, but Colombia has yet to vote a woman into the top office. This year, however, they are getting one step closer. CGTN’s Michelle Begue reports from Bogota.

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World Cup fever in Peru unites the country

It hasn’t been since 1982 that Peru’s national team has played in the World Cup. The euphoria of loyal fans has led to retail madness as sales of football jerseys and wide-screen tv’s have hit record levels. Dan Collyns reports on the football fever.

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Survivors of volcano eruption criticize Guatemala’s disaster response

Guatemala is suspending rescue efforts in the hardest hit areas near the Volcano of Fire. At least 109 people are dead and nearly 200 are still missing. Some of the injured are being airlifted to the United States and Mexico for treatment at special burn units. As the shock of the disaster subsides, the government’s response is being criticized.

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