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Carrie Kahn

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Cuba Fights Off Zika

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Cuba has reported only three cases of Zika contracted in the country. The government credits its deployment of soldiers and civilians across the island to destroy mosquito breeding grounds.

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Venezuela's Economic Downturn Forces Austerity Measures In Cuba

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Cuba is seeing a surge in tourism, helped in part by the arrival of Americans. But it is suffering economically, in part because of its reliance on fuel from Venezuela, which is itself collapsing.

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Americans Arrive In Cuba On First Commercial Flights To The Island

Wednesday, September 07, 2016

Regular commercial flights from the U.S. to Cuba began last week. Wednesday marks the first week of direct flights from the U.S. to the communist island, and Cubans are reacting to the rush of American tourists.

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Costa Rica Becomes A Magnet For Migrants

Thursday, September 01, 2016

Peaceful and relatively prosperous, Costa Rica hasn't traditionally been a crossroads for migrants. But they have been descending on the country in growing numbers, straining resources.

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Mexico's President Takes Heat For Trump's Visit

Thursday, September 01, 2016

Mexicans are furious with their president for inviting Donald Trump to visit their country after the GOP presidential candidate spent the last year mocking Mexicans and their nation.

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Donald Trump Visits Mexico To Meet With President Peña Nieto

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Donald Trump has mocked Mexico and Mexicans throughout his presidential campaign, and he's promised to build a wall on the southern border to keep them out. Mexico's president has compared Trump to Hitler. So the fact the two men are meeting Wednesday at the presidential palace in Mexico has come as a surprise.

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After 14 Months Of Trading Barbs, Trump To Meet Mexico's President

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

President Enrique Peña Nieto surprised fellow countrymen when he extended an invitation to GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump to meet with him ahead of Trump's immigration speech on Wednesday.

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Mexicans Mourn Death Of Pop Icon Juan Gabriel

Monday, August 29, 2016

Mexicans mourn the death of 66-year-old pop icon Juan Gabriel. Crowds gathered at Garibaldi Plaza to pay tribute to the singer who sold more than 20 million albums and composed 1,500 songs.

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After Losing Half A Beak, Grecia The Toucan Becomes A Symbol Against Abuse

Saturday, August 27, 2016

After the famous toucan received a prosthetic replacement, it's story has helped spark a national movement against harming animals in Costa Rica, where a new anti-abuse bill is also gaining traction.

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Costa Rica Strains To Handle Central Americans Fleeing Violence

Monday, August 22, 2016

The U.S. will begin a program next month that allows Central Americans fleeing violence in their home countries safe haven in Costa Rica, while they await an asylum review and relocation to the U.S.

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Rival Mexican Cartel Kidnaps 'El Chapo' Guzman's Son, Authorities Say

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Imprison drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's son was confirmed as one of the six men kidnapped by rival cartel members. The move by cartel rivals could unleash a wave of violence in the state.

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2 Resign From Panel Set Up To Rehab Panama's Financial System

Friday, August 12, 2016

Millions of documents — dubbed the Panama Papers — were released earlier this year that showed how a local law firm hid the money of the world's rich and famous in offshore accounts.

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A Mexican Teachers' Strike Turns Deadly

Saturday, July 09, 2016

The teacher's union has blocked roads to protest mandatory testing and demand more funding. Meanwhile, the security forces have killed activists.

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Deadly Clashes Break Out Between Police And Striking Mexican Teachers

Wednesday, July 06, 2016

Mexico's teachers union blocked roads into Oaxaca state to protest the government's demand that teachers take qualifying exams. The prolonged strike and roadblocks have led to food and gas shortages.

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'Like Water For Chocolate' Author Is Out With A Crime Thriller

Tuesday, July 05, 2016

In her novel, Pierced by the Sun, Laura Esquivel tackles crime and corruption in modern-day Mexico and boasts a female protagonist. The book has just been published in English.

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Elie Wiesel, Holocaust Survivor And Nobel Laureate, Dies At 87

Saturday, July 02, 2016

After surviving the Nazi death camps, Wiesel advocated on behalf of victims of hate and persecution around the world. He died Saturday at the age of 87.

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Mexico Gets First Independent Gas Station In Over 75 Years

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

The first non-state-run gas station has opened in Mexico in more than 75 years, breaking the monopoly on fuel and opening the possibility that fuel prices could become more competitive.

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Expanded Panama Canal Debuts At A Difficult Time For International Shipping

Monday, June 27, 2016

Troubled by delays and more than a billion dollars over budget, the new Panama Canal took more than a decade to build. Can the project payoff amid a changing and slumping shipping industry?

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Expanded Canal Opens In Panama

Sunday, June 26, 2016

After about a decade of construction and a $5 billion price tag, a new, bigger canal has opened in Panama. It's been a source of national pride for Panamanians.

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As Panama Canal Expands, Many In The Country Feel Left Out Of Its Windfalls

Sunday, June 26, 2016

The Panama Canal opens an expanded lane Sunday that will allow megaships to pass. It's good news for the nation, but residents in the city of Colon, near the canal, think they're being shortchanged.

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