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Mexico City mayor vows full probe of journalist slaying

...Mexico historically have been quick to discard their work as a motive, though the country is the most dangerous in Latin America for reporters. Some 90 percent of journalist murders in Mexico since 1992 have gone unpunished, according to the...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-08-04/mexico-city-mayor-vows-full-probe-jou
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Pope urges Latin Americans to unify, spread the faith

...the same urgency that brought Latin America its independence from Spain into...against Spanish rule arose in Latin America in 1809.Francis told the gathering...purpose into spreading the faith. Latin America counts 40 percent of the world's...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-08/pope-urges-latin-americans-unify-spre
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Pope gushes about Paraguayan women during Mass in Caacupe

...pilgrimage site, where thousands of his fellow Argentines joined with hundreds of thousands of local faithful to welcome Latin America's first pope."Being here with you makes me feel at home," Francis said in his homily. He then spoke affectionately...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-12/pope-gushes-about-paraguayan-women-du
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Report: Rising share of Hispanics speak proficient English

...dropped to 73 percent from 78 percent over the same period.The shift comes as migration to the United States from Latin America has slowed."This is part of a broader trend, which is the U.S.-born driving many of the characteristics of...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-13/report-rising-share-hispanics-speak-p
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Legal pot: How do we know if it works?

...to be sure we're doing the best we can to evaluate the impacts," said John Walsh, with the Washington Office on Latin America, a social-justice organization sponsoring the conference along with the Washington state chapter of the American...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-11/legal-pot-how-do-we-know-if-it-works
State
Flood survivors stunned by loss in Colombia

...seismically active area at the northern edge of the Andes, combined with shoddy construction, has made the country one of Latin America's most disaster-prone. More than 150 disasters have struck the country over the past 40 years, claiming more...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-20/flood-survivors-stunned-loss-colombia
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Leftist leaders in Latin America should be ashamed of embracing Gadhafi

...human rights in the region - in Latin America, that is. Disturbingly, Chavez...amok - shows the immaturity of Latin America's civil society and is a blow...intent on killing his own people. Latin America has been fertile ground for the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031011/opi_797290854.shtml
Opinion
Latin America too bland on Syria massacre

Latin America's response to the massacre of more...killed by government artillery.But in Latin America, at the time of this writing, no country...human rights abuses globally should be Latin America's best line of defense against possible...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-06-05/latin-america-too-bland-syria-massacr
Opinion
Con: The US should counter Iran's growing influence in Latin America

...increasingly concerned that Iran is expanding its influence in Latin America. Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has been working...punishing blockade of Cuba that undermines our standing in Latin America. Marjorie Cohn is a professor at Thomas Jefferson School...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112610/opi_741884497.shtml
Opinion
Report: Scale of racism in World Cup host a threat

...are picking up from our preliminary monitoring this season is the abuse of black players - Africans and those from Latin America," Powar said.There have been cases where the Russian Football Union punishes the victims.FC Rostov midfielder...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-03-01/report-scale-racism-world-cup-host-thr
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