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AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, CaribbeanAP PHOTOS: Inmates rioted in a correctional facility in Guatemala, fans danced at a music festival in Mexico, and in Peru rains brought floods that killed dozens and left thousands homeless
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US, 13 other nations demand Venezuela hold elections soonThe United States and group of 13 nations across the Americas called on Venezuela's government to hold elections and immediately free political prisoners, setting up a potential diplomatic showdown with President Nicolas Maduro's socialist administration
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Ukraine ex-finance minister to oversee Puerto Rico crisisA federal control board that oversees Puerto Rico's finances has named Ukraine's former finance minister as its executive director
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29 inmates tunnel out of northern Mexico prisonA group of 29 inmates tunneled their way out of a prison in the northern Mexico border state of Tamaulipas
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Peru mudslide survivor: I prayed to God for strengthClinging to a trunk against a massive current of mud outside her home, Evangelina Chamorro cried out to her husband
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Mexican journalist shot dead in northern state of ChihuahuaA Mexican journalist for the national newspaper La Jornada has been shot dead in the northern state of Chihuahua
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Argentina's Fernandez to face trial in state fraud caseA judge in Argentina has ordered former President Cristina Fernandez to face trial in a case where she is accused of defrauding the state as part of her government's handling of the dollar futures market
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Argentina welcomes Syria migrants after Trump slams doorWhile President Donald Trump is slamming the door on Syrian migrants coming to the U.S., the governor of Argentina's San Luis province is welcoming them in what is seen as the most generous humanitarian program of its kind in South America
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Mexico seizes 4th drug flight this year in Baja CaliforniaMexico's federal police and army have seized a small airplane carrying nearly 700 pounds (315 kilograms) of cocaine, about half that much meth and 93 pounds (42 kilograms) of heroin in Baja California state
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Striking Argentine teachers stage protest march in capitalTens of thousands of Argentine teachers march in the capital as part of a nationwide strike challenging the administration of President Mauricio Macri
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Puerto Rico's sole deal with bondholders in jeopardyThe sole tentative debt restructuring deal that Puerto Rico reached after two years of negotiations is in jeopardy after a decision by the federal control board to support the U.S. territory's push to amend the agreement with bondholders
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Coast Guard searches for man who fell from cruise shipThe U.S. Coast Guard says crews are searching for a Florida man who fell off a Carnival cruise ship near Cuba
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Rape, abuse, death of girls at Guatemala home burned by fireThe fire that killed 40 girls at the Virgen de la Asunción Safe Home started when ringleaders took a match to a foam mattress to protest the abuse they had suffered there _ but their hell at the government-run shelter began long before the inferno
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Rape, abuse, death of girls at Guatemala home burned by fireThe fire that killed 40 girls at the Virgen de la Asunción Safe Home started when ringleaders took a match to a foam mattress to protest the abuse they had suffered there _ but their hell at the government-run shelter began long before the inferno
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FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2017 file photo provided U.S. law enforcement, authorities escort Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, center, from a plane to a waiting caravan of SUVs at Long Island MacArthur Airport, in Ronkonkoma, N.Y. U.S. prosecutors and lawyers for infamous drug lord Guzman are sparring over his tough jail conditions. The government responded in court papers Tuesday, March 21, 2017, by saying the restrictions are appropriate for someone known for escaping twice from prison in Mexico. (U.S. law enforcement via AP, File)
US prosecutors oppose easing jail conditions for El ChapoU.S. prosecutors and lawyers for Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman are sparring over his jail conditions
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