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25 police found guilty in Brazil prison killings

08/03/2013 8:17am
Twenty-five Brazilian police officers were found guilty on Saturday of killing 52 inmates during the 1992 riot at Sao Paulo's Carandiru prison.

Mexican president out of hospital after surgery

08/03/2013 12:45pm
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto has been released from a military hospital three days after undergoing surgery to remove a thyroid nodule.

Costa Rica seeks to close both public zoos

08/03/2013 1:34pm
Costa Rican officials say they plan to close both of the country's public zoos next year so that animals can be freed from their cages. But the foundation that runs the animal parks said Saturday it is trying to keep them operating.

Honduras to militarize main prison after clash

08/03/2013 8:10pm
Honduran President Porfirio Lobo ordered the militarization of the country's main prison on Saturday after a gunfight there left at least three gang members dead and 12 people injured, including three guards.