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Because nothing welcomes the tourists like a sign advocating genocide.
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Mexico’s militia leaders and government have made a breakthrough. Here's what their new pact means.
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The island's new investment law offers inducements, but no guarantees.
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Instead of clandestine backing for a messaging platform, the US could just stop blocking computer and smartphone sales to Cuba.
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Spanish village named "Kill Jews" maybe considering a name change after ...
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Because nothing welcomes the tourists like a sign advocating genocide.

Cuba says ‘investors welcome,’ but the investors aren’t buying
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The island's new investment law offers inducements, but no guarantees.

Will this deal solve Mexico’s vigilante problem?
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Mexico’s militia leaders and government have made a breakthrough. Here's what their new pact means.

Renowned Colombian novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez is in 'very fragile' ...
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His family's statement said that Gabo, as he is affectionately known, would continue recovering at home from a recent hospitalization.

Is Chile about to end Pinochet’s total ban on abortion?
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This country is 1 of just 6 that prohibit terminating pregnancy under any circumstance. That may be about to change.

Why USAID’s ‘Cuban Twitter’ plan missed the point
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Instead of clandestine backing for a messaging platform, the US could just stop blocking computer and smartphone sales to Cuba.

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Pro-Russians seize state buildings in eastern Ukraine
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Activists chanting "Russia!" broke through police lines Sunday.

One of these men will lead Afghanistan
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Experts call it 'a real dogfight.' But the Afghan vote will show whether the country has a shot at a peaceful, stable future.

Remembering Anja Niedringhaus, AP photographer and Nieman Fellow
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Niedringhaus infused her Nieman class of 2006 with a joy of life after covering fighting for more than 20 years. On Friday she was murdered

Understanding Chile's quake and why to expect many more
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The Pacific's Ring of Fire means more quakes are inevitable from Alaska to South America and Japan.

Q&A: What's next for Venezuela?
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The Brookings Institution’s Harold Trinkunas sheds light on the economic emergency and violent chaos engulfing the oil-rich South American n

Venezuela's new security agency is watching the web with no judicial ove...
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Commentary: And the recent creation of the National Strategic Security and Protection Center brings yet another turn of the key to lock down

Think Uruguay’s president is fascinating? Meet his wife
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Lucia Topolansky: Senator, ex-guerrilla, prison escapee, torture survivor, blonde-bombshell-turned-wild-haired, farm-living, hard-as-nails f

Venezuela’s government is sinking in a sea of oil
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It has got nearly as much crude reserves as the US and Saudi Arabia combined. So how come Venezuela's oil production and exports are slippin

Obama in Europe: 3 Questions with GlobalPost's Paul Ames
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This Europe trip was already on the agenda anyway, what with nuclear and trade issues and the new pope. Then Ukraine happened. Here's what O

United States Sanctions Uganda in Response to Anti-Homosexuality Act
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Washington DC – Human Rights First today applauded the Obama Administration’s concrete steps to respond to Uganda’s discriminatory Anti-Homo