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The Adripina Seda public school stands partially collapsed after an earthquake struck Guanica, Puerto Rico, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020. A 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck Puerto Rico before dawn on Tuesday, killing one man, injuring others and collapsing buildings in the southern part of the island. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)
Puerto Rico to open schools after 6.4 quake despite concernsPuerto Rico’s government is opening public schools next week without knowing if they can withstand a big earthquake as concerns grow about weakened infrastructure that is displacing thousands of students
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Jose Gonzalez, left, follows his 5-year-old daughter, carried by a police officer, as they leave a hospital in Santiago, Panama, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. Gonzalez's wife and five of their children are among seven people killed in a religious ritual in the Ngabe Bugle indigenous community. According to local prosecutor Rafael Baloyes indigenous residents were rounded up by lay preachers and tortured, beaten, burned and hacked with machetes to make them "repent their sins." (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco)
Panama man pulled 2 children from clutches of killer cultIndigenous farmer Jose González recalled how his wife and five of his children were taken from their home by religious fanatics in the remote hamlet of El Terrón in Panama
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Greta at Rally: 'You Have Not Seen Anything Yet'Greta Thunberg gained an international following when she condemned world leaders at the UN last year over inaction on climate change. She's apparently ready for more. “To the world leaders and those in power, I would like to say that you have not seen anything yet," the 17-year-old Swedish activist...
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Brian Hook, a U.S. special representative on Iran, takes questions from the media at the Simon Wiesenthal Center in Los Angeles, Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020. Hook briefed earlier Simon Wiesenthal Center leadership, national interfaith and local Iranian leaders in a closed door meeting on policy related to Iran. Rabbi Abraham Cooper Associate Dean, Director Global Social Action Agenda, left, and Rabbi Marvin Hier, founder, CEO and president of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, and its Museum of Tolerance. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
US hits Iran general with sanctions over protest crackdownThe Trump administration is imposing sanctions on a senior Iranian general for his role in a brutal crackdown on anti-government protesters
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Zimbabwe police raid opposition party offices, seek machetesZimbabwe police have raided the offices of the country’s main opposition party, and a spokesman says the officers were looking for machetes
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Haitian president says he wants to reform constitution Haitian President Jovenel Moïse says he wants to use his new power to govern by executive order to reform the constitution and make the country easier to govern
The Associated Press4 hours ago
2 dead, 1 gravely hurt in Mexico fireworks explosionAn explosion of a fireworks cache has killed two people and left another critically injured on the northern outskirts of Mexico City
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Town on edge in Colombia after 5 killed, 2 vehicles burnedA town in southwest Colombia is once again on edge after a skirmish between illegal armed groups left at least five people dead
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Canada provides money to families after plane shot downPrime Minister Justin Trudeau says his government will give Canadian $25,000 (US$19,122) to the families of each of the 57 citizens and 29 permanent residents of Canada who perished in the downing of a Ukrainian jetliner in Iran last week
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Soldiers patrol in the El Milagro area of the Mixco municipality on the outskirts of Guatemala City, Friday, Jan. 17, 2020. Guatemala’s new president announced a state of alert for two municipalities with high crime rates to combat gang activity Friday, a measure that allows the deployment of military troops. (AP Photo/Oliver de Ros)
Guatemala sends troops to fight gangs in 2 high-crime areasGuatemala’s new president has announced a state of alert for two municipalities with high crime rates to combat gang activity
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Mexico: accident caused drowning deaths of 4 personnelMexico's army says the drowning death this week of four soldiers was caused by an accident involving confiscated weapons
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Mexico's "Thousand Islands" yields 14 corpses in 7 pits Police have found 14 sets of human remains in seven clandestine burial pits in area known as Mexico's “Thousand Islands
The Associated Press6 hours ago
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