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Board votes to double tuition at Puerto Rico universityA majority of federal control board members have voted to more than double tuition at Puerto Rico's largest public university
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Mexican Congress votes to remove politicians' legal immunityThe lower house of Mexico's Congress has voted to remove the immunity from prosecution protection from every public office in the country
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Cuba's new president Miguel Diaz-Canel, center, looks as the a honor guard marched in, as he stands, from left, beside First Vice-President Salvador Antonio Valdes Mesa, Commander of the Revolution Ramiro Valdes, Vice-President Roberto Morales, Vice-President Gladys Bejerano, Vice-President Ines Maria Chapman, and Vice-President Beatriz Jhonson, at the National Assembly in Havana, Cuba, Thursday, April 19, 2018. Raul Castro left the presidency after 12 years in office when the National Assembly approved Diaz-Canel's nomination as the candidate for the top government position. (Adalberto Roque/Pool via AP)
First clues emerge about Cuba's future under new presidentFirst clues of Cuba's future power structure under new president emerge
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1 dead, 10 injured during shoot-out in Puerto RicoOne person has been killed and 10 others injured in a shoot-out in Puerto Rico
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Argentine women see legal abortion closer than everArgentine women feel closer than ever to legalizing elective abortion
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AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, CaribbeanAP PHOTOS: A jovial Raul Castro gives up Cuba's presidency, Mike Pence pushes region to take tough line against Venezuela and soccer's Neymar attends gala charity event on crutches while escorting in actress girlfriend
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Prosecutors again accuse Guatemala president of corruptionGuatemalan prosecutors are again accusing President Jimmy Morales of corruption related to alleged illegal campaign financing while he was secretary general of his party
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More protests in Nicaragua, 5 TV channels ordered off airMore protests have broken out in Nicaragua over a planned social security reform, and the government has ordered off the air five independent TV channels that have been covering the unrest
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Water scooter gunmen fire at beach vendor in Mexico's CancunMexican authorities say gunmen on water scooters shot at a roving vendor on a beach in Cancun's glittering hotel zone, but nobody was wounded
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US officials: 16 nations agree to track Venezuela corruptionTwo senior U.S. Treasury officials say finance ministers from several Latin American nations as well as the U.S. and Europe have agreed to work jointly to locate and seize assets arising from corruption by Venezuelan government insiders
The Associated Press1 day ago
Brazil's first black justice considers presidential runBrazil's first black supreme court justice is considering a run for the presidency in October's elections
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Board approves austerity plans for Puerto Rico amid protestsA majority of federal control board members have approved new austerity measures for Puerto Rico, saying they will help revitalize the economy and create more jobs amid the U.S. territory's 11-year recession
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