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Argentine Economy Minister Axel Kicillof speaks to the media after leaving negotiations aimed at avoiding his country's second default in 13 years, Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in New York. U.S. District Judge Thomas P. Griesa ordered round-the-clock negotiations to avert a Wednesday default deadline. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Argentina, US bondholders meet as deadline loomsArgentina officials and US bondholders meet for first time at NY talks meant to avert default
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Official: Venezuela tried to pressure ArubaProsecutor: Venezuela employed 'actions against Aruba' to try to free detained general
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Brown: California willing to shelter more migrantsCalifornia's governor says his state willing to shelter more migrant children
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6 die when swept away by swollen river in Mexico6 die after being swept away by swollen river in northern Mexico
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Officials blame Colombia power outage on rebelsPower outage at chief Colombian port; officials blame rebel attack
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Strong quake shakes Mexico's Gulf coastStrong earthquake shakes Mexico's Gulf coast; no immediate reports of damage
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Gov. Jerry Brown, left,  and Mexican Secretary of Foreign Affairs Jose Antonio Meade Kuribrena talk during a luncheon held by the California Chamber of Commerce  Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in Sacramento, Calif.  Brown and Meade discussed Brown's upcoming visit to Mexico. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
California governor takes dig at Texas guard planCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown takes a dig at plan to deploy Texas National Guard to border
The Associated Press1 day ago
Argentina in last-ditch effort to avert defaultArgentina to resume debt negotiations, hoping to avert imminent default
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Dominican officials destroy 2,000 seized gunsDominican authorities destroy 2,000 seized guns; metal to be used for peace monument
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Brazil's leader calls Gaza conflict 'a massacre'Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff calls Israel's conflict with Hamas 'a massacre'
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US: 'Threats' behind release of Venezuela generalUS says Venezuela used 'threats' to free former general suspected of drug trafficking
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Rights group: Torture in Brazil still a problemHuman Rights Watch says torture of people in custody remains a serious problem in Brazil
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Rosario Murillo: Nicaragua's 'first comrade'Politics a family affair with president's wife Rosario Murillo as Nicaragua's 'first comrade'
The Associated Press2 days ago
AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin AmericaAP PHOTOS: A selection of our favorite images from Latin America and the Caribbean
The Associated Press2 days ago
CORRECTS DATE TO 2014 Former Venezuelan general Hugo Carvajal arrives at the Queen Beatrix International Airport in Oranjestad, Aruba,  Sunday July 27, 2014 after being released by authorities. Aruba's government released Carvajal who was detained on U.S. drug charges when he arrived to serve as his country's consul on the Dutch Caribbean island, sending him home Sunday night and defusing a diplomatic fight with its neighbor.(AP Photo/Pedro Famous Diaz)
Aruba releases Venezuelan diplomat sought by USAruba releases and sends home former Venezuelan general sought by US on drug charges
The Associated Press2 days ago
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