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Ferrer moves through to U.S. Open 3rd round; Fish's career ends with loss
| TENNIS US OPEN | 02 de septiembre de 2015
New York, Sep 2 (EFE).- Spanish veteran David Ferrer moved through to the third round of the U.S. Open with a hard-fought 7-5, 7-5, 7-6 (7-4) victory Wednesday over Serbia's Filip Krajinovic, while home-crowd favorite Mardy Fish wrapped up his career with a narrow loss to Spain's Feliciano Lopez.
Brazilian gov't to mediate land dispute between Indians, landowners
| BRAZIL INDIANS | 02 de septiembre de 2015
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 2 (EFE).- The Brazilian government will mediate talks between Guarani Indians and landowners to resolve a land dispute in the region near the Paraguayan border, authorities announced on Wednesday.
4 Bodyguards of Chilean president relieved of duty after guns, gear stolen
| CHILE CRIME | 02 de septiembre de 2015
Santiago, Sep 2 (EFE).- Four members of Chilean President Michelle Bachelet's security detail were relieved of their duties after unknown thieves stole weapons and other items from inside their vehicle while they were having coffee at a gasoline station, authorities said Wednesday.
Italian "friend" of Cuba dies in Havana
| CUBA OBITUARY | 02 de septiembre de 2015
Havana, Sep 2 (EFE).- Italian businessman Giustino di Celmo, who emigrated to Cuba following the 1997 death of his son in a terrorist bombing at a Havana hotel, has died in this capital, government media outlets said Wednesday. He was 94.
Brazilian industrial output suffers largest drop in 7 months
| BRAZIL INDUSTRY | 02 de septiembre de 2015
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 2 (EFE).- Industrial production in Brazil fell 1.5 percent in July compared with June, the largest monthly decline this year, the Brazilian Institute for Geography and Statistics, or IBGE, said Wednesday.