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Cuba, Haiti stir fresh political pressures for US president

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WASHINGTON — They are two tiny Caribbean states whose intractable problems have vexed U.S. presidents for decades. Now, Haiti and Cuba are suddenly posing...

Haiti seeks 5 fugitives as president killing probe deepens

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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — A former Haitian senator, a fired government official and an informant for the U.S. government are the latest suspects identified as...

Brazilian leader admitted to hospital for persistent hiccups

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RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was admitted to a hospital on Wednesday to determine what is causing hiccups that have lasted...

Notable sedition, treason cases in American history

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CHICAGO — After Donald Trump supporters stormed Capitol Hill on Jan. 6 in a bid to halt the certification of Joe Biden’s election, many...

Cuban leaders beef up police patrols after rare protests

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HAVANA — Cuban police are out in force on the country's streets as the president is accusing Cuban Americans of using social media to...

High court ruling gives immigrants facing deportation hope

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BOSTON — Just a few short months ago, Lucio Perez moved out of the western Massachusetts church he’d lived in for more than three...

Cubans in Miami talk of boating to island to back protests

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MIAMI — The United States Coast Guard in Miami is monitoring any activity aimed at increasing “unsafe and illegal” crossings between Florida and Cuba...

Some of the more notable protests staged in Cuba

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Cuba is known for mammoth, officially sanctioned gatherings to celebrate the anniversary of the Cuban Revolution and May Day, while even very much smaller...

Young Mexicans party again, though some line up for vaccine

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MEXICO CITY — Young adults in Mexico are coming out to party again, even as the country enters its third wave of coronavirus infections...

Mexican court overturns acquittal of 1990s drug lord

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MEXICO CITY — A Mexican appeals court has overturned the acquittal of 1990s drug lord Hector “El Güero” Palma, prosecutors said Tuesday, a development...