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Excerpts from AP interview: Honduras police chief

11/02/2013 8:43am
Five-star Gen. Juan Carlos "El Tigre" Bonilla, spent eight hours talking with The Associated Press about his job heading the National Police in one of the world's most dangerous countries, a force suspected of beating, killing and "disappearing" its detainees. It was his first media interview since 2011.

Brazilians demand information on Rio slum resident

11/02/2013 11:54am
About 50 Brazilian demonstrators are gathered outside a police station in Rio de Janeiro demanding to know the whereabouts of the mortal remains of a slum dweller who disappeared while in police custody in mid-June.

Cuba cracks down on private cinemas, game salons

11/02/2013 12:10pm
Cuban authorities are bringing down the curtain at the privately run cinemas and video game salons that have mushroomed on the island recently, saying Saturday that the businesses are unauthorized and proprietors must halt such entertainment immediately.

AP PHOTOS: Latin America's Day of the Dead

11/02/2013 5:25pm
Latin Americans around the region are honoring their departed loved ones with Day of the Dead celebrations, blending pre-Columbian rituals with the Roman Catholic observance of all Saint's Day on Nov. 1 and All Soul's Day on Nov. 2.