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Sao Paulo schools to augment meals with processed pelletsBrazil's biggest city will begin augmenting meals for children with pellets made of reprocessed food items that were close to expiration
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Venezuela opposition governors boycott swearing in ceremonyVenezuela's opposition boycotted a swearing-in ceremony held by the nation's all-powerful constitutional assembly Wednesday following a contested vote for governors handily won by ruling party candidates
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Report: Excessive force used against Mexican protestersMexico's National Human Rights Commission says a poorly planned and executed police operation to remove a highway roadblock by protesters led to a chaotic confrontation in which six civilians were killed
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Body of missing protester may have been found in ArgentinaArgentine investigators say they believe they have discovered the body of an indigenous rights activist whose disappearance prompted large protests
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Puerto Rico youth stranded with school still out from stormPuerto Rico schools are still closed nearly a month after Hurricane Maria, and students are waiting for life to return to normal
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Guatemala extends UN anti-corruption official's visaThe Guatemalan government has renewed the visa of the U.N. anti-corruption commissioner but instructed him to "refrain from interfering in the internal affairs" of the country
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Brazil's Senate confronts court, returns suspended lawmakerBrazil's Senate rejects Supreme Court decision, returns suspended lawmaker to his post
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Greenpeace plane crashes in northern Brazil killing 1Greenpeace says a small plane carrying five people crashed in Brazil's Amazon rain forest, killing one
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Venezuelan president rejects opposition election fraud claimVenezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is rejecting opposition claims that a recent election for governors was shrouded in fraud
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Woman facing deportation seeks sanctuary a second timeA Peruvian woman has sought sanctuary for a second time in Colorado rather than board a flight to her native country as ordered by immigration authorities
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Investigation: Mexican governor took cows meant for farmersA Mexican anti-corruption nonprofit says that most of a shipment of New Zealand cows destined for small ranchers in Chihuahua state instead wound up on the ranch of the then-governor
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Border gunbattles leave 11 dead in northern MexicoMexican officials say a running series of gunbattles left at least 11 people dead in the northern border state of Tamauilpas
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Ex-Guatemalan president says he's innocent in graft caseFormer Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina has told a judge he is innocent of the corruption charges against him
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Media members listen to the President of Venezuelan National Electoral Council Tibisay Lucena announcing that the candidates for the ruling socialist party have won a majority of the 23 governors' offices up for grabs in regional elections at opposition headquarters in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, Oct 15, 2017. Pro-government electoral council president Tibisay Lucena says opposition candidates won just five of 22 races where the results are considered irreversible. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
Venezuela opposition looks for answers after election lossVenezuela's opposition is blaming irregularities that began the moment regional elections were called to explain a staggering loss in gubernatorial contests it had expected to win
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The Latest: Venezuela opposition insists vote had problemsVenezuela's opposition is standing by its assertion that numerous irregularities were committed during regional voting for 23 governors, an election contest that the National Electoral Council says ruling party candidates won soundly
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