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President of Eritrea dismisses allegations

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ASMARA, Eritrea — In this lonely corner of the world, the...

‘We can help ourselves’: Haitians organize their own relief efforts

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PETIONVILLE, Haiti — In the hillside suburb of Petionville, the sports bar Muncheez is best known for its pizza and pool tables...

Castro makes rare appearance on Cuban TV

MEXICO CITY — What he said mattered so much less than the fact he said it, or said anything at all...

8 nations map 1.2 bil. yen project to save tropical forests

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TOKYO — Japan, the United States and six European countries...

Cambodian men run slavery risk on region’s fishing boats

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — Sok Sopheng was 21 when an employment agent offered him the chance of a job in neighboring Thailand...

Assailants hurl grenades into Mexico plaza crowd, injuring at least 14

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MEXICO CITY — Families were out for the night air, taking a stroll in the central plaza in the northern Mexico city of Guadalupe...

Honduras’ business leaders hope elections restore investors’ faith

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TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — Just days after Honduras' recent presidential elections, Tegucigalpa Chamber of Commerce members gathered for their monthly meeting and breathed a collective sigh of relief...

Mexico drug gangs turn weapons on army

MEXICO CITY — Drug traffickers fighting to control northern Mexico...

Major earthquake hits Haiti

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MIAMI — A powerful 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck near the capital of Haiti Tuesday afternoon, crippling the poor island nation and knocking out most of its communication with the outside world...