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Cocaine seizures skyrocket off Latin America's Pacific coast

...The U.S. Coast Guard has seized more cocaine off Latin America's Pacific coast over the past 10 months than in the...service has moved more resources to the Pacific waters off Latin America as part of its new strategy for the Western Hemisphere...
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McDonald's fries return to Venezuela

...according to Sonia Ruseler, an Argentina-based spokeswoman for Arcos Dorados, which runs McDonald's restaurants in Latin America.Some customers speculated Tuesday that the timing was suspect. Venezuela is four weeks away from hotly contested...
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Mega beer merger bets on the rise of African drinkers

...volume rising 5 percent.AB InBev's fastest growing region in the year to Dec. 31 was what it described as northern Latin America, primarily Brazil, where sales volume increased 4.1 percent. Volume fell by 6 percent in Europe and 1.3 percent...
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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...
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3 share Nobel medicine prize for tropical disease drugs

...diseases caused by parasitic worms and spread by mosquitos and flies. They affect millions of people in Africa, Latin America and Asia, leaving sufferers blind or disfigured and often unable to work.The Nobel committee said the winners...
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Pope extols America's founding ideals, you will not only find your place here, you will help to renew society from within," the first pope from Latin America said in his native Spanish.On Saturday night, tens of thousands gathered on the wide Benjamin Franklin Parkway for...
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Pope meets Fidel Castro after warning against ideology

...shaped Cuba for the last half of the 20th century and Latin America's first pope, who many Cubans credit with opening...their faith and Cuba is the least Catholic country in Latin America. The crowd at Mass was not as big as when St. John Paul...
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Five cities set to be in running for 2024 games

...the city's diversity - pitching Los Angeles as "the western capital of the United States, the northern capital of Latin America and the eastern capital of the Pacific Rim."It also said the bid enjoys the full support of state and regional leaders...
Asians to become largest migrant group

...and its own data to develop its projections.Part of the reason for the shift is that the fertility rate of women in Latin America and especially Mexico has decreased, said Mark Hugo Lopez, Pew's director of Hispanic research. In Mexico, Lopez...
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Colombia's president, rebels announce breakthrough in talks

...leftist guerrilla commanders on Wednesday announced an important breakthrough in peace talks that sets the stage to end Latin America's longest-running armed conflict.In a joint statement, Santos and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia...
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