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Default fuels uncertainty, stock drop in Argentina
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- Argentina entered economic limbo Thursday, forced into a default that could undermine an already frail economy if a dispute with U.S. creditors is not resolved soon....

Officials: US citizen killed by bandits in Haiti
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) -- An American citizen of Haitian descent was killed last week by armed robbers shortly after arriving in her impoverished Caribbean homeland to visit relatives, friends and officials said Thursday....

Power gradually being restored in Colombia city
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) -- Authorities in Colombia say electricity is gradually being restored in the port city of Buenaventura, which was blacked out Monday night when suspected rebels blew up a transmission tower....

NY Fed: Puerto Rico should seek economic reforms
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- New York's Federal Reserve Bank warned on Thursday that Puerto Rico needs to improve its financial health soon or face a "painful adjustment."...

Mexico prosecutors to question ex-governor's son
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Mexican prosecutors plan to question the son of a former governor after a video surfaced that purportedly shows him talking with the leader of a drug cartel, a federal official said Wednesday....