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Cuban leaders eye new port as economic lifeline

11/11/2013 11:00am
Life still moves slowly in this small, dusty town, where kids play freely in narrow streets nearly devoid of traffic and many people carry parasols to ward off the pounding tropical sun.

Doctors: Argentine leader needs 1 more week's rest

11/11/2013 2:53pm
Argentine President Cristina Fernandez needs one more week's rest before she can go back to work after head surgery, doctors announced Monday, recommending that she not resume formal activities before Nov. 18.

Police: 4 US citizens died in Bahamas plane crash

11/11/2013 2:58pm
Bahamas police say they have confirmed that four U.S. citizens died in a weekend crash of a single-engine plane.

Former union leader dies in northern Mexico

11/11/2013 3:05pm
Joaquin Hernandez Galicia, the once-feared boss of Mexico's powerful oil workers union, died Monday at age 91, his sons said.

Haiti orphanage workers attacked, 1 dead

11/11/2013 3:40pm
A Haitian man was killed and an Irish woman received minor injuries when they were beaten with a hammer during a break-in at the orphanage where they worked, police said Monday.

Mexico authorities say US man led kidnapping ring

11/11/2013 4:10pm
Mexican authorities say a U.S. citizen who once served in the U.S. Navy and was a police officer in Texas has been detained in northern Mexico for allegedly heading a group of kidnappers.

AP PHOTOS: A tough life on Lima's rough edges

11/11/2013 10:11pm
A little more than a half hour by car from the touristy Lima of fine cuisine and breezy seaside promenades is the soup kitchen where Juan Barrueta, an 84-year-old candy vendor, pays less than a dollar for lunch.

Gunmen kill Italian man inside Mexico restaurant

11/11/2013 11:33pm
Mexican authorities said Monday that they are investigating the shooting death of an Italian man who was killed inside a restaurant in the resort city of Acapulco.