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Cuba looks north to US farmers for help with food crisis
GUIRA DE MELENA, Cuba (AP) -- The rust-red fields stretched for miles in the Cuban sun, garlic shoots and beetroot leaves waving gently in the spring breeze....

Investigation of politicians sought in Brazil graft scandal
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- The inquiry into the biggest corruption scandal yet uncovered in Brazil entered an expansive new phase, as the attorney general formally requested the Supreme Court's permission to open investigations against 54 people, most expected to be top political figures....

Mexico raided migrant train 153 times in last year
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Mexican authorities said Tuesday they staged 153 raids over the last year on a train known as "La Bestia" that rolled toward the U.S. border crowded with hundreds of Central American migrants....

US pushes back on Venezuela's order to slash embassy staff
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- The United States on Tuesday pushed back against Venezuela's demand for a dramatic cut in the American diplomatic mission in Caracas....

Mexican president's appointments to posts raise questions
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- President Enrique Pena faced new pressure Tuesday, this time for his choices for attorney general and to fill a vacant seat on Mexico's highest court....

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