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US-Nicaraguan man killed in detention served in US Navy

A Nicaraguan-American dual national who died in a prison disturbance in Nicaragua served in the U.S. Navy and was a staunch opponent of the government of President Daniel Ortega, his cousin said Saturday. Continue reading

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Ex-Rebel hospitalized in Colombia day after polemical arrest

A former Colombian rebel leader has been hospitalized with signs of altered consciousness a day after being freed from jail and then rearrested in a highly-politicized drug case that has strained relations with the U.S. Authorities said Saturday that S… Continue reading

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ExxonMobil employees evacuating oil field in southern Iraq

Employees of Energy giant ExxonMobil have begun evacuating from an oil field in the southern Iraqi province of Basra but work at the field is still ongoing, Iraqi officials said Saturday. Continue reading

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Argentina’s Fernández announces vice presidential bid

Argentina’s former President Cristina Fernández has announced her candidacy for vice president in October’s general elections. Continue reading

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US warns airliners flying in Persian Gulf amid Iran tensions

U.S. diplomats are warning that commercial airliners flying over the wider Persian Gulf faced a risk of being “misidentified” amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran. Continue reading

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Mexico City lifts pollution alert as air quality improves

Mexico’s capital has lifted a pollution alert in effect since Wednesday saying the concentration of tiny particles in the air had fallen significantly. Continue reading

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Official: Guatemalan girl died in fall in Mexican custody

Mexico’s top human rights official said Friday that a 10-year-old Guatemalan girl who died in custody fell from a bunk. Continue reading

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Ex-rebel in Colombia recaptured after release from jail

A former Colombian rebel leader was re-arrested Friday moments after his release from jail by a special peace tribunal whose protection of him from extradition to the U.S. has triggered an institutional crisis and revived debate about justice for victi… Continue reading

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Brazil’s environment minister challenges Amazon Fund

Brazil’s environment minister questioned on Friday the effectiveness of the Amazon Fund created to contain the deforestation of the vast rainforest, the latest challenge to environmentalists from climate-change sceptics within the far-right government … Continue reading

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El Salvador sentences 7 in ‘black widows’ insurance killings

A court in El Salvador has sentenced seven gang members to up to 30 years in the notorious “black widows” killings. Continue reading

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Once again, Iraq caught up in escalating US-Iran tensions

When U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sat down with Iraqi officials in Baghdad last week as tensions mounted between America and Iran, he delivered a nuanced message: If you’re not going to stand with us, stand aside. Continue reading

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Cuba bets on tourism as Trump restrictions take hold

The battle for Cuba’s economic future is being waged on its beaches. Continue reading

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The Latest: German military resumes training mission in Iraq

The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 1:50 p.m. Continue reading

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Iran’s regional proxies ensure it will never fight alone

In the event of war with the United States, Iran “will not be alone.” Continue reading

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Officials: Airstrike kills 17 policemen in south Afghanistan

Afghan officials say an airstrike killed 17 policemen by mistake during a battle with the Taliban just outside the provincial capital of Lashkar Gah in the country’s southern Helmand province. Continue reading

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Decades after failed invasion, Cuba still eyes Venezuela

For all the heated talk coming from Washington about President Nicolás Maduro being a Cuban puppet, there was a time when Cuban troops really did try to take control of Venezuela — or at least a remote coconut-strewn tropical beach. Continue reading

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Without Venezuela’s oil, Haiti struggles to keep lights on

When her daughter was 4 years old, Jennifer Jean started a small catering business in Bourdon, a lower middle-class district of the Haitian capital. Continue reading

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Australian leader denies 2 Rwandans are massacre suspects

Australia’s prime minister has denied media reports that that two Rwandan refugees resettled in Australia are suspects in the massacre of eight tourists in Uganda 20 years ago. Continue reading

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Man arrested during Nicaraguan protest killed in prison

A 57-year-old man arrested for taking part in protests against Nicaragua’s government was killed by a bullet Thursday in a prison north of the capital amid disturbances that left six prison officials injured. Continue reading

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Journalist killed in Mexican resort of Playa del Carmen

A Mexican journalist under a federal protection program was found shot to death Thursday in the resort town of Playa del Carmen, authorities said. Continue reading

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