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Recovery, reconstruction go slowly after Mexico earthquake
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Wearing a hardhat, Rodrigo Diaz Mejia steps onto the hood of a crushed car and then gingerly into an apartment cracked open by the Sept. 19 earthquake. Inside he spots a photo of two young boys hanging on a wall spider-webbed with deep cracks. He puts it under his arm to carry it out for the family....

Body of missing protester may have been found in Argentina
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- Argentine investigators think they have found the body of a protester whose disappearance more than two months ago prompted large demonstrations demanding the government find him alive, officials said Wednesday....

Guatemala court overturns warning to UN official
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) -- A Guatemalan court has ordered the foreign ministry to withdraw an admonition warning the head of a U.N. anti-corruption commission to "refrain from interfering in the internal affairs" of the country....

Venezuela opposition governors boycott swearing in ceremony
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- Venezuela's opposition boycotted a swearing-in ceremony Wednesday for governors held by the all-powerful, pro-government constitutional assembly following disputed elections largely won by ruling party candidates....

Chile sentences 35 dictatorship agents for disappearance
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) -- A judge in Chile has sentenced 35 former agents of Gen. Augusto Pinochet's feared secret police for the kidnapping, detention and forced disappearance of a pregnant woman in 1976....