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Scientists unearth unique, long-necked dinosaur in Argentina

It’s not exactly small at 30 feet long, but you might want to call this newly identified dinosaur the littlest giant. Scientists in Argentina on Wednesday announced the discovery of the fossilized remains of a unique member of the famous long-necked, plant-munching dinosaurs known as sauropods, the largest land creatures…

Chinese demand fuels record soy crop production in South America

Soy fields stretch as far as the eye can see in South America’s fertile plains, boosted by a jump in demand from China and Europe. With more than 82 million tonnes harvested this year, Brazil is jostling for first place as a producer with the United States, hit by a…

General: U.S. may export terror war tactics to fight drug gangs

Drug cartels in Mexico and across South America pose a grave and growing threat to the security of the United States, and Army General Martin Dempsey is well aware of it. The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff recently returned from a tour of South America, during which he…

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