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US, 13 other nations demand Venezuela hold elections soon
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United States and group of 13 nations across the Americas on Thursday called on Venezuela's government to hold elections and immediately free political prisoners, setting up a potential diplomatic showdown with President Nicolas Maduro's socialist administration....
Ukraine ex-finance minister to oversee Puerto Rico crisis
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- A federal control board overseeing Puerto Rico's finances amid a dire economic crisis announced Thursday that it appointed Ukraine's former finance minister as its executive director....
29 inmates tunnel out of northern Mexico prison
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- A group of 29 inmates have tunneled their way out of a prison in the northern Mexico border state of Tamaulipas, authorities said Thursday....
Peru mudslide survivor: I prayed to God for strength
LIMA, Peru (AP) -- Clinging to a trunk against a massive current of mud outside her home, Evangelina Chamorro cried out to her husband....
Mexican journalist shot dead in northern state of Chihuahua
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- A Mexican reporter was gunned down in the northern state of Chihuahua on Thursday, becoming the third journalist to be killed this month in one of the most dangerous countries for media workers....