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Chip Wiegand
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Barranquilla, Colombia
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I teach english as a foreign language in Barranquilla, Colombia. I'm from Kennewick, Washington, USA. In my previous life, as I call it, I was an IT guy, systems administrator, computer tech, as well as a shipping/receiving guy and also worked as a merchandising guy for a year for a camping/RV accessories store.
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12/18/2017
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12/18/2017
Chile's former President, the conservative billionaire Sebastian Pinera, has been elected to serve another term as the country's leader.
12/18/2017
At least five people are dead and 15 are still missing after a landslide swept through a remote village in southern Chile on Saturday, the country's president said.
12/18/2017
Peruvian lawmakers decided to move forward with proceedings to impeach President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski amid allegations of bribery in connection to one of the largest corruption scandals in Latin America.
12/18/2017
Toronto billionaire and philanthropist Barry Sherman and his wife were found dead in their mansion Friday afternoon, CNN affiliate CTV reports.
12/18/2017
Read CNN's Fast Facts about former Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff.
12/18/2017
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Sunday that some of the main opposition parties will not be allowed to run in next year's presidential election.
12/18/2017
A man found a human foot on a British Columbia beach this week. It is the 13th dismembered foot found along the Canadian province's shore in the past decade, and the coroner is now trying to figure out the identity of the owner.
12/18/2017
The Argentine military believes an explosion caused last month's disappearance of a naval submarine and that its 44 crew members perished in the South Atlantic, Defense Minister Oscar Aguad said.
12/18/2017
Honduras' electoral commission announced a recount of some votes cast in last week's unresolved election, which prompted days of unrest that has claimed lives, and forced the government to impose a nightly curfew in an attempt to control protests.
12/18/2017
There is "no chance of survival" for the 44 crew members aboard the missing Argentine submarine, a navy official said Friday, one day after his agency called off its rescue operation and shifted focus to recovering the wayward vessel.
12/18/2017
Two former executives for Venezuelan national oil company PDVSA have been detained in an anti-corruption crackdown, Venezuelan Attorney General Tarek William Saab said Thursday.
12/18/2017
Over 400 professors and staff have left one of Venezuela's top universities as hundreds of thousands of citizens flee the South American nation, seeking refuge from country's humanitarian crisis.
12/18/2017
The Argentine military Tuesday released its most detailed timeline yet in this month's disappearance of a naval submarine, saying that the vessel first reported a battery short-circuit roughly 10 hours before an explosion-like sound was detected near the sub's last known location.
12/18/2017
Read Cuba Fast Facts from CNN and learn more about this communist country located in the Caribbean Sea, approximately 90 miles south of Florida.
12/18/2017
The Argentine navy says it's not ready to give up a search for a vanished submarine, after the military revealed a sound consistent with an explosion was detected near the vessel's last known location last week off the country's South Atlantic coast.
12/18/2017
A noise detected near the last known location of a missing Argentine submarine was consistent with an explosion, the Argentine Navy said Thursday.
12/18/2017
The bad news: A missing Argentine submarine could be running low on air Wednesday. The good news: The weather is optimal for the multinational search, and if the sub is anywhere near its last known location, it likely hasn't sunk to its "crush depth."
12/18/2017
The ongoing search for a missing Argentine navy submarine sheds light on the difficulty of finding a vessel that's designed not to be found -- especially one that might have lost its ability to communicate.
12/18/2017
Efforts to locate an Argentine submarine that has been missing since last week have been ramped up dramatically by a multinational search team of boats and planes, the country's navy says.
12/18/2017
An Argentine navy submarine that's been missing for nearly a week may soon run out of oxygen if it hasn't surfaced, Argentina's navy says.
12/18/2017
Waiting a flight usually isn't exciting. But it was fun Monday for a group of passengers headed to St. John's, Canada, who used the delay to hold a party at their gate.
12/18/2017
Sounds that were detected during the search for a missing Argentine navy submarine did not come from the vessel, the navy said late Monday.
12/18/2017
An Argentine navy submarine with 44 crew members has been missing for three days after the navy lost contact with it off the country's Atlantic coast, the military service says.
12/18/2017
An Argentine navy submarine with 44 crew members has been missing for three days after the navy lost contact with it off the country's Atlantic coast, the military service says.
12/18/2017
An Argentine navy submarine with 44 crew members has been missing for three days after the navy lost contact with it off the country's Atlantic coast, the military service says.
12/18/2017
The former mayor of Caracas -- who is a staunch opponent of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro -- was welcomed Saturday in Madrid after escaping house arrest.
12/18/2017
A fire destroyed much of the Ventarrón archaeological complex in northern Peru including a mural believed to be the oldest every discovered in the Americas, site officials announced.
12/18/2017
An 6.5 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Costa Rica on Sunday night, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said.
12/18/2017
Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's name conjurs up one phrase for an investigator who spent his career trying to catch him: "Evil genius."