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Hunt for 43 students highlights Mexico's missingHunt for 43 'disappeared' youths puts spotlight on Mexico's long, and growing, list of missing
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FILE - In this July 3, 2014 file photo, bullet holes and blood stains cover a wall above papers marking where bodies were found in an unfinished warehouse that was the site of a shootout between Mexican soldiers and alleged criminals on the outskirts of the village of San Pedro Limon, in Mexico state, Mexico. At least 12 and probably 15 of the 22 people killed by soldiers at the rural warehouse last summer were executed, the president of the governmental Human Rights Commission said Tuesday, contradicting both the army’s and prosecutors’ versions of the mass killing in southern Mexico. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell, File)
Mexican rights body alleges troops murdered 15Mexico's rights agency says troops murdered up to 15, alleges officials staged a cover up
The Associated Press28 minutes ago
FILE - In this July 3, 2014 file photo, bullet holes and blood stains cover a wall above papers marking where bodies were found in an unfinished warehouse that was the site of a shootout between Mexican soldiers and alleged criminals on the outskirts of the village of San Pedro Limon, in Mexico state, Mexico. At least 12 and probably 15 of the 22 people killed by soldiers at the rural warehouse last summer were executed, the president of the governmental Human Rights Commission said Tuesday, contradicting both the army’s and prosecutors’ versions of the mass killing in southern Mexico. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell, File)
Mexican rights agency says army executed 15 of 22Mexican rights agency says soldiers executed up to 15 of 22 suspects at warehouse incident
The Associated Press4 hours ago
IAPA: Press freedom deteriorating in the AmericasWatchdog says press freedom deteriorating in the Americas because of censorship, attacks
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Cuban doctors who will travel to Liberia and Guinea, wait for the start of a press event in Havana, Cuba, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. Some of the 91 health workers who will travel to Liberia and Guinea to help with the treatment of Ebola patients were presented to the press. Cuba's government says they have already sent 165 healthcare workers to Sierra Leone. (AP Photo/Franklin Reyes)
Cuba sends 91 more doctors to fight EbolaCuba sends 91 more doctors to fight Ebola as part of unique program of medical diplomacy
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In this Oct. 17, 2014 photo, supporters of Aecio Neves, presidential candidate of the Brazilian Social Democracy Party, campaign for his election in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais state. As the campaigns morphed into the traditional showdown of Brazil’s two dominant political forces, Neves summoned his political contacts and charged the former Minas Gerais governor-- his successor Antonio Anastasia-- to reach out to hundreds of mayors, local congressman and cities and town council members to rally voters. (AP Photo/Adriana Gomez)
Fight for Brazil's battleground state heats upBattle to win home of Brazil's president, challenger heats up in bellwether state
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Rights group: LGBT Jamaicans targets of violenceRights group: LGBT Jamaicans are targets of unchecked violence, discrimination
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In this Oct. 16, 2014 photo, young wrestlers Braimond Sanchez, from left, Raimel Lazaro and Junior Lazaro strike a pose for a photo, during a training session in a park in Old Havana, Cuba. About 20 children are learning to wrestle under the watchful eye of former wrestler Michael Guerra. When asked why they chose wrestling in baseball-loving Cuba, they shout in unison: “To be like Mijain Lopez!” Lopez has won two Olympic gold medals in Greco-Roman wrestling, as well as five world championships, and is one of Cuba’s most heralded and popular athletes. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
AP Photos: Children learn wrestling in Old HavanaAP Photos: Motivated by Olympic hero, children learn wrestling in baseball-loving Cuba
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Panama suspends Supreme Court judge for corruptionPanama suspends Supreme Court justice close to Martinelli over corruption charges
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Poll: Brazil's leader gains ground in tight racePoll: Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff gains traction in tight election race
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Harvard student stuck in Mexico gets new US visaHarvard student stuck in Mexico for months sees slight delay in return to US on new visa
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5.6-magnitude quake felt on Ecuador-Colombia line5.6-magnitude quake shakes Ecuador's border with Colombia, no injuries or damage reported
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Mexico offers reward for info on missing studentsMexico's government offers reward for information on 43 missing students
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Report oil found in Paraguay; gov't cautiousBritish company reports oil find in Paraguay's Chaco Basin, but government cautious
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In this Oct. 17, 2014 photo, a tourist takes a picture of a classic American car during a exhibition of antique classic cars in Havana, Cuba. This classic vehicle still running on the streets of Havana is part of a fleet of classic cars that have become an icon of tourism in the socialist nation. (AP Photo/Franklin Reyes)
AP PHOTOS: New gloss on Cuba's classic carsAP PHOTOS: Economic opening helps put a new gloss on Cuba's classic cars
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