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Paraguay rebels demand ransom after kidnapping Mennonite man
ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) -- The Paraguayan People's Army guerrilla group is asking for a $700,000 ransom to release a kidnapped Mennonite man....

High-ranking police official shot to death in Nicaragua
MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) -- Nicaraguan officials say a high-ranking national police officer has been shot to death outside his home....

Peru's new president sworn in surrounded by Ivy League aides
LIMA, Peru (AP) -- Pedro Pablo Kuczynski was sworn in as Peru's president Thursday with a Cabinet that shares his Ivy League, pro-business pedigree - a reliance on technocrats that could become a liability as he deals with an unfriendly Congress and a resurgent left....

Mexico drug lord in DEA agent's killing sent to house arrest
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Drug lord Ernesto "Don Neto" Fonseca Carrillo, who was convicted in the 1985 killing of a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agent, was transferred from prison to house arrest Thursday to serve out the remainder of his sentence....

Missing ex-Guantanamo detainee reappears in Venezuela
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) -- A resettled former Guantanamo prisoner who disappeared last month in Uruguay, setting off alarm bells in neighboring countries and recriminations in Washington, has reappeared in Venezuela, the government said Wednesday....